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WikiRPG is a role-playing game with a WikiMaster who devises an assignment dealing with a Wiki (including our own Wikipedia) that may be in the real world (such as going to a library, a museum or interviewing someone), or played solely as a cyber game.

Interacting with the Wiki is largely a solitary uncoordinated activity as it stands today. There is a sense of community, but not so much coordinated cooperation between people. WikiRPG is an attempt to coordinate efforts, and to make working on the Wiki more interesting and fun. It can also serve to recognize Wikipedians of excellence. It's supposed to be educational after all.

The nature of the quest is entirely up to the WikiMaster, who has ultimate judgement over whether the players have accomplished the quest they have been given. It may be played as a team sport, or like Dungeons and Dragons, as an adventure through knowledge space rather than dungeons.

Since this is Wiki, the rules will undoubtedly evolve over time (since anyone can edit them :-) but the quest should be something that promotes the Wiki. It could be to find factual errors, to create new articles, to research new subject areas, or to find new areas that need researching. You could go looking for Wiki vandals. Assignments could be given to get new photographs of interesting things for the Wiki. It's limited only by the imagination of the WikiMasters. It could be timed, or not. There should be no damage to the Wiki as a result of playing the game, in fact, improving the Wiki is a goal.

I trust the wisdom of the Wiki to come up with interesting scenarios, and effective and safe rules. Some mechanism for handing out quests and forming teams has to be created, but we are creative people, we are Wikipedians!


  1. At no time should the activities of WikiRPGers damage the Wiki.
  2. The WikiMaster is the sole judge of the success of the players, and sets up the quest.
  3. The rules will evolve over time as WikiMasters gain experience in playing. (Sort of like playing kick ball with five year olds.)
  4. The quest should be posted on a Wiki page at a prespecified time.
  5. Anyone with a suitable quest can be a WikiMaster.
  6. All rules of the Wiki should be observed.
  7. For realized quests players get points (score)
  8. The winner is posted on the same page that the quest was posted on.
  9. It's supposed to be fun.

Technical information[edit]

New quests write on a subpage: Wikipedia:WikiRPG/Quest Name in format

== Quest Name ==

Narrator's note
*'''WikiMaster:''' ~~~
*'''Start date:'''
**'''xxx points''' per...
**'''yyy points''' per...
*'''Realized by:'''
*Below write your realized quests + ~~~~

And now use a template {{Wikipedia:WikiRPG/Quest Name}} on this page.

If you want to lead a quick quest - use format

== Quest Name ==

Narrator's note
*'''WikiMaster:''' ~~~
*'''Start date:'''
*'''End date:'''
**'''xxx points''' per...
**'''yyy points''' per...
*'''Realized by:'''
*Below write your realized quests + ~~~~

Remember - we want points!

New Quests[edit]


Narrator's note

  • Description:Destroy the evil threat of Vandals
  • WikiMaster: Still open
  • Start date:Undetermined
  • End date:Undetermined
  • Points:
    • 10 points per vandalism removed
    • 1 point per thing added to BJAODN
    • 100 points per vandal blocked
    • Lose 350 points for every guy you block who is not a vandal or troll
    • Lose 80 points for vandalizing
  • Realized by:

Turnip Warrior[edit]

Narrator's note

  • Desription: Update
  • WikiMaster: Turnip Wars
  • Start date: today
  • Points:
    • 9,999 points for being User:Turnip Wars
    • 1 point per... turnip related article edit constructive
    • 1 point per... "nintendo wars" aritcle edit constrictive
    • 73 point for bringing dragon warrior up to featured article. to be split proportionally amongst featured article brigners. NOT for the movie, the game.
    • -9999 points vandailzing a turnip related article
    • -999 points vandalizing a "nintendo wars" related article
  • Realized by:
  • Below write your realized quests + Turnip Wars 19:22, 21 June 2006 (UTC)




Narrator's note:

  • Desription: In order to get more players for WikiRPG, users must be told about it. While spreading the word about this game, questers can also provide a useful function, namely welcoming new Wikipedians with template {{welcome}} or {{welcome-anon}} for no logged users. Welcome only Wikipedians who was active last month. Look at Welcoming committee for more information how to welcome new users.
  • WikiMaster: User:Rayc?
  • Start date: On-going
  • Points for quests:
    • 5 points per new Wikipedian (arrived less than a week ago)
    • 10 points per Wikipedian who arrived 8 or more days ago
  • Realized by:
  • Add your nick below by typing ~~~~ and add links to your realized quests (best to diff)
  • Przykuta 22:05, 31 January 2006 (UTC)

Living Quest[edit]

Narrator's note

  • Description: Find a living person and add them to the [[Category:Living people]]
  • WikiMaster: Rayc
  • Start date:
  • Points:
    • 1 points per living person categorized
    • - 10 point(s) per dead or unreal person added
  • Realized by:
  • Below write your realized quests + ~~~~

Level Up[edit]

Narrator's note:

  • Description: This quest is to help bring fellow Wikipedians to a higher status.
  • WikiMaster: Gray Porpoise
  • Start date: August 30, 2006
  • Points:
    • 1 point per RfA you vote in.
    • 3 points per RfB you vote in.
    • 5 points per IP address you persuade to register.
    • 5 points per user whom you nominate for adminship.
      • 20 points for each of your nominees that actually becomes an administrator.
    • 15 points for each user whom you nominate for bureaucratship.
      • 50 points for each of your nominees that actually becomes a bureaucrat.
    • -100 points if you "cheat" using sockpuppetry, etc.
  • Realized by:
  • Below write your realized quests + Gray Porpoise 01:32, 30 August 2006 (UTC)

Old format Active Quests[edit]

Anyone can post a quest here.

  • Somewhere in the Wiki, is the following sentence:πzarro is real, but I am not. Find it, and give me a link to the page. Find me right here. This page doesn't count.
    here --CBD 10:15, 20 December 2005 (UTC)


  • Category:Role-playing games currently has little rhyme or reason to its sub-categories. Pick a particular company, setting, or genre for Role-playing games and move all related articles into a new sub-category for that topic.
  • The Pokémon article is getting quite large. Find a section that has enough information to be its own article and create a new page for it. When you're done, post a message on my talk page. -- PinkDeoxys 00:35, 10 January 2006 (UTC)

Interested parties[edit]

Please add your name below if you would like to be involved in this game.

Hall of Fame[edit]

This is the Hall of Fame.


Hall of Fame
Date of first points
Feb 2006