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Wikeys, the pedagogical game[edit]

Launched by Wikimédia France in october 2022, this board game aims to teach Wikipedia's 5 pillars in a collaborative and fun way.

Wikeys logo

It was designed by a french company specialized in game design and financed by the french ministry of Culture.

It was first released in print&play and is progressively getting ready for publishing.

It is also available in different languages thanks to the Wikimedia Movement.

Rules of the game[edit]

Collaboratively create a top-quality Wikipedia article by following these steps: source the information, balance points of view, strengthen article structure, avoid errors.

Source the information Balance points of view Stregthen structure Avoid errors
Source of information
Point of view
Contribution card

Setting up[edit]

- Place the Board in the center of the playing space.

- Shuffle the Contribution cards and distribute 3 cards to each participant.

- Position a marker at square 0 on the Edit Gauge

Game turn[edit]

Take turns performing one of the following two actions, then draw a Contribution card.

Pass your turn[edit]

Discard a card from your hand.

Play a card[edit]

Choose a Contribution card from your hand and position it on the board without overlapping it. Align it on the grid in any orientation.

You have the option to position the card partially or entirely over another card. However, for each symbol that you have modified or concealed in this manner, increase the marker on the Edit Gauge by 1.

Edition gauge

Game over[edit]

The game ends either:

- When the marker on the Edit Gauge reaches 10;

- When all players pass their turn successively.

Then calculate the quality of your item based on the symbols visible on the board. Starting from the bottom of the gauge, count:


Topic cards[edit]

At the beginning of the game, randomly pick a Topic card. This card introduces additional constraints and adjusts the limit value of the Editing Gauge.

Profile cards[edit]

Shuffle the Profile cards and deal one card to each participant. If the power granted by the card is incompatible with the Topic card,

draw a new Profile card. The Admin profile is unique and can be assigned through a vote at the beginning of the game, especially

for a seasoned group.

Language versions[edit]

Meta page : Wikeys/Traduction

Language Link
Français https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Wikeys.pdf
Albanian https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Wikeys_in_Albanian_Language.pdf
English https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Wikeys_in_English.pdf
Deutsch https://de.wikibooks.org/wiki/Benutzer:Sebastian_Wallroth/Wikeys
Deutsch (localization Switzerland) https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Wikeys_Deutsch_Schweiz.pdf
Swiss german https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Wikeys_Schwyzerdütsch.pdf
Italian https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Wikeys_in_italiano.pdf
And many more to come!

Online versions[edit]

On Wikimedia France website[edit]

Link : https://www.wikimedia.fr/wikeys/

On Tabletopia[edit]

Link : https://tabletopia.com/games/wikeys


Meta page: Wikeys/Publishing