Video Game Fanon Wiki is a English web-based, free-content wikia supported by the Video Game Fanon Wiki community and based on a model of openly editable content. We think of ideas for video games that developers should make! The name "Video Game Fanon Wiki" is a phrase of the words video, game, fanon, and wiki. Video Game Fanon Wiki's articles provide links designed to guide the user to related pages with additional information.
Video Game Fanon Wiki is written collaboratively by largely anonymous volunteers who write without pay. Anyone with Internet access can write and make changes to Video Game Fanon Wiki articles, except in limited cases where editing is restricted to prevent disruption or vandalism. Users can contribute anonymously, under a pseudonym, or, if they choose to, with their real identity.
There are no fundamental principles by which Video Game Fanon Wiki operates. The Video Game Fanon Wiki community has developed many policies to improve the wikia; however, it is not a formal requirement to be familiar with them before contributing.
Since its creation in 2009, Video Game Fanon Wiki has grown rapidly into one of the largest reference websites, attracting one unique visitor yearly as of February 2015[update]. There are working on more than 2,500 articles in 1 language. As of today, there are 5,489 articles in English. Every day, about 30 visitors from around the world collectively make hundreds of edits and create tens of new articles to augment the knowledge held by the Video Game Fanon Wiki wikia. (See the statistics page for more information.)
People of all ages, cultures and backgrounds can add or edit article prose, references, images and other media here. What is contributed is more important than the expertise or qualifications of the contributor. What will remain depends upon whether the content is free of copyright restrictions and contentious material about living people, and whether it fits within Video Game Fanon Wiki's policies. Contributions cannot damage Video Game Fanon Wiki because the software allows easy reversal of mistakes and many experienced editors are watching to help ensure that edits are cumulative improvements. Begin by simply clicking the Edit link at the top of any editable page!
Video Game Fanon Wiki is a live collaboration differing from paper-based reference sources in important ways. Unlike printed wikias, Video Game Fanon Wiki is continually created and updated, with articles on historic events appearing within minutes, rather than months or years. Older articles tend to be more comprehensive and balanced; newer articles may contain misinformation and/or unencyclopedic content. Any article may contain undetected vandalism. Awareness of this helps the reader to obtain valid information and avoid recently added misinformation.