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Tag wikis are now prominently shown on hover and when tagging a question -- all the more reason to at least write their excerpts down!

If you consider yourself knowledgeable about a game, please consider contributing tag wikis and excerpts. Stick close to our format for tag excerpts & wikis, and note that those with less than 20k rep will need their edits to be approved before going live.

5k Reviewers, please make sure you reject suggestions blatantly copy pasted from other sites...

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    Wonderful idea! – Oak Jan 8 '11 at 12:52
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    One thing that might be helpful: A few links to what you might consider an excellent Tag Wiki to be emulated. Part of the reason I haven't bothered is, quite frankly, I haven't the foggiest idea of what to bother including. Bonus points for it being a gaming tag wiki. Lead by example and all that. – LessPop_MoreFizz Jan 8 '11 at 16:44
  • @Less I'm not sure what you mean; for the ones I did, I draw inspiration from Wikipedia and TVTropes without copying (to avoid the attribution requirement). – badp Jan 8 '11 at 17:18
  • Should we also recommend using a second CW post here as a scratch space for lower rep users to suggest wiki contents? That way, we can get contributions for places where our moderately rep'd users don't quite know how to write it. – Grace Note Jan 10 '11 at 15:34
  • @Grace They're welcome to edit it right into the post, or as another answer :) – badp Jan 10 '11 at 16:45
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Top tags without a Wiki or Excerpt

Wanna make a difference? Wanna earn some rep points? Why not propose some Tag Wikis & Excerpts?. +2 reputation on approval. Gnarly!

For each tag wiki excerpt you add:

  • Please remove it from the list, and
  • Please find the next top tag without an excerpt using this query.

Note that the query can be up to a week out of date! Check each tag before you add/remove it here!

See this post for our preferred formats for tag excerpts & wikis, and remember, don't plagiarise content!

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None of these tags catch your fancy? Check out Tag Wikis you might be able to provide for a list of tags missing wikis that you've asked or answered in.

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    Note that it probably not a good idea to remove a tag from the list above until the edit is approved, and not simply waiting for review. Should the edit be rejected, the list will need to be changed again. – Timmy Jim Mar 23 '17 at 18:52

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