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We have formed this task force of WikiProject Video games to better organize information in articles related to adventure games and interactive fiction. We want to cover the areas of games, game series, technologies specific to the genre, companies who produced adventures games, and significant fan games and groups. This page contains our suggestions; it is hoped that this project will help to focus the efforts of other Wikipedians. If you would like to help, please inquire on the talk page and/or see the to-do list.

There are already numerous articles on adventure games on Wikipedia, of varying levels of quality and depth, from in-depth articles such as Sierra On-Line down to stubs of the lowest quality. This project seeks to marshal the efforts of interested editors to improve and unify these articles and to raise the overall standard of adventure game coverage on Wikipedia. For more information on WikiProjects, please see Wikipedia:WikiProject and Wikipedia:WikiProject Council/Guide.

Open tasks[edit]


Members[edit]

  1. Jakkinx (talk · contribs) — I do a bit of work on the Legend of Zelda stuff.
  2. Abb401 (talk · contribs) — Im a rapid assessment machine AG's happen to be a hobby count me in. PS: im a big fan of open source MUD's
  3. Klytos (talk · contribs) — (My goal is to bring some order and encyclopedic perspective to these articles. Adventure games rule!)
  4. Cromag (talk · contribs) — Count me in. There's a great discrepancy between the quality of various adventure game articles on Wikipedia and I'd be happy to contribute. And yes, the Sierra On-line article desperately needs help.
  5. SkyWalker (talk · contribs) — I love adventure games. I will do my very best to improve the articles.
  6. Bill (talk · contribs)
  7. Wormsie (talk · contribs)
  8. duardognn (talk · contribs)
  9. burns flipper (talk · contribs)
  10. Paaerduag (talk · contribs) — I have worked tirelessly creating and perfecting all of the Agatha Christie series articles, and the Voyage: Inspired by Jules Verne article, from scratch single-handedly, and am extremely proud that thanks to my efforts FA stars finally grace this page.
  11. Duckingham (talk · contribs) — I've always loved adventure games. I spent quite a bit of time playing and studying the dynamics behind text adventures & King's Quest back in the transition era between the two types, plus many hours in the first few Myst games, as well as the novels based on the series.
  12. Green451 (talk · contribs) — I'll see what I can do in terms of the Myst series as well as anything else that I can do.
  13. PaleZoe (talk · contribs)
  14. Snowfreak91287 (talk · contribs)
  15. Stabby Joe (talk · contribs) — I've been mostly expanding and improving reception sections but have also written roughly 90% of the Overlord article, with advice from senior members, single handedly brought it from a Start class to GA class.
  16. philbuck222 (talk · contribs)
  17. Lord mortekai (talk · contribs) — Would like to pay homage to an excellent and underrated genre by improving WP's coverage of it. He recently beat The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy text game and is currently playing and/or attempting to render functional Robot City, Gabriel Knight 1, Gabriel Knight 2, Broken Sword 1, The Neverhood and Dragon Warrior 2 (on GBC).
  18. Douglasnicol (talk · contribs) — Have been playing point and click adventure games for many years and would like to contribute
  19. Mukake (talk · contribs) — I'm hoping to contribute to pages on classic adventure and interactive fiction games as well as newer ones that seem to be popping up on the Nintendo DS, such as Hotel Dusk: Room 215.
  20. N.samimi island (talk · contribs)
  21. Pacific Miles (talk · contribs) — My goal is to cleanup and generally improve the grammatical content of Adventure video games, starting with the Monster Hunter series.
  22. Tetobigbro (talk · contribs)
  23. Tyciol (talk · contribs) — I like to clean up too, in general improving games including adventure types
  24. Someone another (talk · contribs)
  25. Hannu-san (talk · contribs)
  26. KevinOKeeffe (talk · contribs)
  27. LaukkuTheGreit (talk · contribs)
  28. OlEnglish (talk · contribs) — Ahh, the nostalgic memories of playing all the old Sierra and LucasArts classics!
  29. ChaosDMNS (talk · contribs) — Been playing Adventure Games since Police Quest 1 came out. Will try to share my experience, and help out as much as I can.
  30. Khanassassin (talk · contribs) — I'm a big Adventure fan and allready made Broken Sword: The Shadow of the Templars a Good Article. I really want to help as much as possible.
  31. Diego Moya (talk · contribs) — I lived through the Classics era, and have worked a bit in the IF and The Longest Journey articles.
  32. Robin Lionheart (talk · contribs) — I made some improvements to the Zork Zero article.
  33. Mishae (talk · contribs) — I did the Chronicles of Mystery series, now I am into Art of Murder.
  34. XapApp (talk · contribs)

Achievements[edit]

Featured topics
  • None
Featured articles
  1. Featured article Agatha Christie: And Then There Were None
  2. Featured article Agatha Christie: Murder on the Orient Express
  3. Featured article Grim Fandango
  4. Featured article Myst
  5. Featured article Myst III: Exile
  6. Featured article Radical Dreamers: Nusumenai Hōseki
  7. Featured article Riven
  8. Featured article Voyage: Inspired by Jules Verne
Good articles
  1. Broken Sword
  2. A-Class article Broken Sword: The Shadow of the Templars
  3. Broken Sword II: The Smoking Mirror'
  4. Broken Sword: The Sleeping Dragon
  5. Broken Sword: The Angel of Death
  6. A-Class article Curse of Enchantia
  7. Drowned God: Conspiracy of the Ages
  8. King Arthur & the Knights of Justice (video game)
  9. Lure of the Temptress
  10. Myst (series)
  11. Overlord (2007 video game)
  12. Portopia Renzoku Satsujin Jiken
  13. Steve Purcell
  14. The Secret of Monkey Island
  15. Virtual Theatre

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Magazine[edit]

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THE ADVENTURE GAMES MAGAZINE
Issue #1, February 27, 2012
Let's Go!

The future of the Adventure games WikiProject wasn't looking bright for the last couple of months... until now. Since the Adventure games WikiProject moved to a Video game taskforce, quite a few people added themselves to the members list, and there was quite a lot of activity. So, we decided to make a monthly Adventure games magazine! In this first issue we will give You an update on the status of our taskforce, a poll, and a Exclusive article on our beloved Monkey Island!


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Status.gif POLL: YOUR FAVOURITE Status.gif

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