Wikipedia:Wikington Crescent

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The Mornington Crescent tube station, the game's namesake and goal.

Wikington Crescent is a game played on Wikipedia, inspired by the game Mornington Crescent from the British radio panel game I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue (ISIHAC).

How to Play[edit]

To start a game of Wikington Crescent, first click on the Random article link. From the article given, you then click on one of the article links to the next article. The object of the game is to reach the article on Mornington Crescent tube station, whilst clicking on as few articles as possible. The fewer the links used, the better the game. An example is that the article for Matterhorn can lead you to Mornington Crescent tube station in three moves, by following the links to H.G. Wells, Blue plaque, and finally to Mornington Crescent tube station.



  • The 'Non-U' Variation stipulates that no intermediate links may contain the letter 'U' (thus making 'London Underground' 'UK' and 'Blue Plaque' illegal moves).
  • Wikipedia Maze.[dead link] Wikipedia Maze is an implementation of the game that awards points and badges for both creating and solving puzzles. Every time a user solves a puzzle they are awarded points based on the average amount of clicks it takes to solve the puzzle. The harder the puzzle is the more points that are awarded. Each puzzle can be voted up or down by other players, based on whether or not they like the it, which awards points to the creator. Players are also awarded badges when reaching certain milestones. The game provides categorization of puzzles which gives the ability to play all variations such as "Wikington Crescent".

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