This is a set of general guidelines to follow when creating and editing mainspace articles concerning a mission within a game from the Sonic the Hedgehog series. Although this is an official guide, editors are encouraged to stray from these guidelines if it will improve the overall quality of the article.


  • Yellow boxes are general guidelines meant to pertain to the main text on the page.
  • Green boxes are guidelines for headers.
  • Red boxes are guidelines for anything else.

Add a quote here. Preferably a short description of the level from official sources such as a game's manual or a quote said by a character's experience, viewpoints, history or significance in regards to the level.
The "Infobox mission" template is to be inserted here. Information in regards to the level, act or mission are to be filled as much as possible including, but not limited to; the mission's location, characters and/or assist characters that appear during the mission, and the missions that take place directly before and after it.
This is the summary. The purpose of this is to surmise the mission in accordance with the game it appears in. Information should include a very brief description of what the level is, its relative location, the order of the mission in correspondence with past or following levels and stages, objective and its significance to the game overall. Details of note in the summary could also include differences or noteworthy information of the game's version between different console platforms (if available).


A general description of the mission in particular is to be placed here. It should consist of a paragraph and no more unless absolutely necessary. It is recommended to not contain too much repetitive descriptive information of the mission which may already have been covered present in the opening summary at the top of the page. This area should contain a description of the design the stage, with mentions to detail which may include differing paths, routes, gimmicks or suchlike which may or may not be unique to this mission in particular to others.


This is the overview. The purpose of this section is to give a description of the mission's layout, and general information on how to complete it. It should only contain this information, and should not be used to provide information already placed in the description section above.


The Trivia section is about small pieces of information about the level, stage or act that do not fit in any of the sections above. Here, the editor must make a list of these little-known facts by using bullet points (*), where each piece of information being given its own paragraph. Please note it is required that the Trivia is informative, not lengthy and pointless.