Template:GamePlatformKey

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This template creates a table of video game platforms. You can specify which platforms appear in the table, and how many columns the table is sorted into.

Usage[edit]

The template takes three named parameters and up to a maximum of 60 unnamed parameters. The named parameters col and tot represent the number of columns in the table and the total number of platforms to display, respectively. The unnamed parameters determine which platforms get displayed.

If you specify too many columns (or a reader's browser width is too small), problems with table alignment can occur. More than six columns will cause errors in the template. If you wish to achieve an alphabetical listing, you must enter the platforms in alphabetical order.

It also might be a good idea to list platforms in alphabetical order within the articles themselves. This is in order to resolve issues where one platform is given preference over another, or where accurate release info is unavailable. This would also make further sorting (i.e. within a spreadsheet) easier.

Example[edit]

This code:

{{GamePlatformKey|col=3|tot=21|DC|NDS|GBA|GBC|GCN|JavaME|N64|NGE|NN|PS1|PS2|PS3|PS4|PSN|PSP|Wii|WS|WSC|X360|Xbox}}

Results in this:

Video game platforms
DC Dreamcast
NDS Nintendo DS
GBA Game Boy Advance
GBC Game Boy Color
GCN Nintendo GameCube
JavaME Java Platform, Micro Edition
N64 Nintendo 64
NGE N-Gage
NN Nintendo Network
PS1 PlayStation
PS2 PlayStation 2
PS3 PlayStation 3
PS4 PlayStation 4
PSN PlayStation Network (PS3)
PSP PlayStation Portable
Wii Wii
WS WonderSwan
WSC WonderSwan Color
X360 Xbox 360
Xbox Xbox

Supported platforms[edit]

A full list of supported platforms is as follows. Platforms are mostly limited to those having categories of their own somewhere beneath the Category:Video games by platform super-category. If a game was released on too many platforms to list, use Various in place of a code.

2DS Nintendo 2DS
3DO 3DO
3DS Nintendo 3DS
Ajax AJAX
Alto Xerox Alto
Ami Amiga
Ami32 Amiga CD32
AppI Apple I
AppII Apple II
AppIIe Apple IIe
AppGS Apple IIGS
Arc Acorn Archimedes
ATR Atari 8-bit family
ATR26 Atari 2600 / Video Computer System
ATR28 Atari 2800
ATR52 Atari 5200
ATR78 Atari 7800
Bada Bada
BB10 BlackBerry 10
BBC BBC Micro, Acorn Electron and BBC Master
BBOS BlackBerry OS
BBS BBS door
BBTOS BlackBerry Tablet OS
BeOS BeOS
BSX Satellaview
C16 Commodore 16 and Commodore Plus/4
C64 Commodore 64
C128 Commodore 128
CDI Philips CD-i
CLV ColecoVision
CPC Amstrad CPC
DC Dreamcast
DG32 Dragon 32
DG64 Dragon 64
DOS DOS / MS-DOS
Android Android OS
FDS Famicom Disk System
Flash Adobe Flash
FM7 FM-7
FMT FM Towns
G&W Game & Watch
GB Game Boy
GBA Game Boy Advance
GBC Game Boy Color
GCN Nintendo GameCube
GG Sega Game Gear
GZM Gizmondo
HP3K HP 3000
Int Intellivision
iOS iOS
iQue iQue
Jag Atari Jaguar
Java Java Platform
JavaME Java Platform, Micro Edition
Fire Kindle Fire
Lin Linux
Lynx Atari Lynx
Mac Mac OS / OS X
MSX MSX
MSX2 MSX2
N64 Nintendo 64
NDS Nintendo DS
NDSi Nintendo DSi
DSiWare DSiWare
Neo Neo Geo
Neo64 Hyper Neo-Geo 64
NeoCD Neo Geo CD
NES Nintendo Entertainment System / Famicom
NGE N-Gage
NN Nintendo Network
Ody Magnavox Odyssey
Ody2 Magnavox Odyssey²
OS2 OS/2
Ouya Ouya
Palm Palm OS
PBEM Play-by-email
PC60 NEC PC-6001
PC88 NEC PC-8801
PC98 NEC PC-9801
PCD TurboGrafx-CD / PC Engine CD
PCE TurboGrafx-16 / PC Engine
PCFX NEC PC-FX
PCW Amstrad PCW
PET Commodore PET
Pipp!n Apple Bandai Pippin
PLATO PLATO
PS1 PlayStation
PS2 PlayStation 2
PS3 PlayStation 3
PS4 PlayStation 4
PSN PlayStation Network
PSP PlayStation Portable
PSVita PlayStation Vita
ROS RISC OS
S32X Sega 32X
SAM SAM Coupé
Sat Sega Saturn
SCD Sega Mega-CD
SG1K Sega SG-1000
SLT Microsoft Silverlight
SMD Sega Genesis / Sega Mega Drive
SMS Sega Master System
SNES Super NES / Super Famicom
ST Atari ST
Steam Steam
Sym Symbian
TEin Tatung Einstein
TI99 Texas Instruments TI-99/4A
TRS80 TRS-80
TRSCC TRS-80 Color Computer
Unix Unix
VBoy Virtual Boy
VIC20 Commodore VIC-20
VTX Vectrex
webOS webOS
Wii Wii
WiiWare WiiWare
WiiU Wii U
Win Microsoft Windows
WinMo Windows Mobile
WP Windows Phone
WS WonderSwan
WSC WonderSwan Color
X1 Sharp X1
X360 Xbox 360
X68K Sharp X68000
XBLA Xbox Live Arcade
XBLIG Xbox Live Indie Games
XBO Xbox One
Xbox Xbox
ZX ZX Spectrum
ZX81 Sinclair ZX81

See also[edit]