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This is an infobox template for a game article. If an italic title is required, add |italic title=yes or |italic title=force to the list of parameters, and use '' '' around the title in the infobox.

If the article is about a card game, you may use {{Infobox card game}}; if the article is about a video game, use {{Infobox video game}} instead.

Usage

Common usage

{{Infobox game
| name = 
| image = 
| caption = 
| years = 
| genre = 
| players = 
| setup_time = 
| playing_time = 
| random_chance = 
| skills = 
}}

Full usage

{{Infobox game
| name = 
| subtitle = 
| image = 
| image_size = 
| image_alt = 
| caption = 
| width = 
| label_width = 
| other_names = 
| AKA = 
| manufacturer = 
| designer = 
| illustrator = 
| actor = 
| voice_over = 
| publisher = 
| date = <!-- {{Start date and age|df=n|1999|12|31}} -->
| years = 
| genre = 
| language = 
| system = 
| players = 
| setup_time = 
| playing_time = 
| random_chance = 
| skills = 
| materials = 
| media_type = 
| blank_label = 
| blank_data = 
| website = 
| footnotes = 
}}

Example

Backgammon
Backgammon lg.png
A backgammon set, consisting of a board, two sets of 15 checkers, two pairs of dice, a doubling cube, and dice cups
Years active Approximately 5,000 years ago to present
Genre(s) Board game
Race game
Dice game
Players 2
Setup time 10–30 seconds
Playing time 5–60 minutes
Random chance Medium (dice rolling)
Skill(s) required Strategy, tactics, counting, probability
{{Infobox game
| italic title = no
| title = Backgammon
| image_link = Backgammon lg.png
| image_caption = A backgammon set, consisting of a board, two sets of 15 checkers, two pairs of dice, a doubling cube, and dice cups
| years = Approximately 5,000 years ago to present
| genre = [[Board game]] <br />[[Race game]] <br />[[Dice game]]
| players = 2
| setup_time = 10–30 seconds
| playing_time = 5–60 minutes
| random_chance = Medium ([[dice]] rolling)
| skills = [[Strategy game|Strategy]], [[Tactic (method)|tactics]], [[counting]], [[probability]]
}}

Parameters

Parameter Explanation
name Title of the game
subtitle Subtitle of the game
image Image relevant to the game, may be resized (format: Example.jpg)
caption Caption explaining the image
width Optional parameter to control the width of the box
label_width Optional parameter to control the width of the label column
other_names Other name(s) for the game
manufacturer Manufacturer(s) of the game
designer Designer(s) of the game
illustrator Illustrator(s) of the game artwork
actor Actor(s) of the game
voice_over Voice-over actor(s) of the game
publisher Publisher(s) of the game
date Publication date of the game (format: {{release date and age|mf=yes|2000|01|01}})
years Active years of the game
genre Game genre(s); e.g.: "Board game", "Dice game", "Drinking game", "Educational game", "Guessing game", "Hand game", "Paper-and-pencil game", "Race game", "Role-playing game", "Tile-based game", "Wargaming", "Word game", etc.
language Available language(s) of the game
system System(s) used by the game
players Number of players
setup_time Time it takes to set up the game
playing_time Time it takes to play the game
random_chance Degree to which random chance comes into play in the game
skills Skills required to play the game
materials Materials required to play the game
media_type Media type of the game
web or website Official website address of the game
AKA Game name synonym(s)
blank_label and blank_data Label and data for a field not covered by other parameters (e.g., Alcohol used for drinking games like beer pong)
footnotes Note(s)

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