I thought the sages of lore idea that was introduced in August 2019 was a great way to get the AQ pedia up to date, but it has been more than 2 years and unfortunately it doesn't look like it was particularly successful.
I would be all for scratching the current pedia and we would get an in game pedia instead, yes I know it is a tremendous task, but surely all the coding for all items can be extracted somehow and ordered per item type, elements and etc to provide us with a 100% updated pedia with all the locations to find them unless being seasonal or rare.
Just to imagine that you have finally managed to beat a tough boss and you enter the shop and you can decide right away if you want to buy that expensive item or not, by having access to all the stats for that item, without waiting for anyone else to do some testing or waiting for staff to post official stats in info sub.
Just a note, Gamepedia merged with Wikia so we'd have to take over an existing Wikia project, which is not easy to say the least. A lot of old wikias are out there and it would take a lot of effort to properly take it over and have the community take its stewardship. I have tried to do this in the past but as you've said it's immense work to try to do this, and very few people seem willing to want to do this, let alone the staff.
That being said if we're going to do this, it would probably be best to start with the newer quest lines and everything that's on the map, which actually before 2019 the pedia was mostly well documented.
I have been thinking of attempting to try to work with the experimental Resource Timing API which would allow you to see the network requests that are incoming. AQ actually loads it in a way that allows you to tack the response back and possibly parse this data. Of course this is a long shot to implement properly given how old and arcane AQ is and I have other projects I'm working on (like the Gold Ranks list which I'm still working on, sorry Cupquake for the wait!). But maybe once I get the bandwidth for this I'll see what I might be able to do on this front.
That being said I know almost nothing about http ninja forms so someone's going to need to help me if we really want to get this accomplished.
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