Template:Infobox game

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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[change source]

Common usage[change source]

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

Full usage[change source]

{{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[change source]

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 activeApproximately 5,000 years ago to present
Genre(s)Board game
Race game
Dice game
Players2
Setup time10–30 seconds
Playing time5–60 minutes
Random chanceMedium (dice rolling)
Skill(s) requiredStrategy, 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[change source]

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)

Tracking categories[change source]