Title

WikiPaths

Description

An online scavenger hunt that plays on top of Wikipedia

The goal of the game is to travel the shortest path from one Wikipedia article to another using only links found within the articles.

Role

Designer

Co-designer

Alex Abreu

Press

Wired

"Everyone knows what it's like to surf idly through Wikipedia: This turns that common experience into an uncommon game."


Play This Thing!

"WikiPaths is imaginative both in its approach and its use of technology not often used for games."

Demo

Year Produced

2009