This section of the guide is for the wiki's site policies and guidelines specific to article content.
For general wiki code of conduct, see Code of conduct. For details on bannable offenses and standard moderation protocol, see Moderation guidelines.
Although the wiki's main goal is to be the go-to source for all PC games, there are some types of games and game-related information it refuses to carry:
Due to the rather subjective nature of the definitions, it is up to the editor to use common sense to determine if a game falls under any of the above categories.
If there is confusion in determining the validity of a new article, contact a mod or admin (either through PM or the wiki's IRC channel).
While PC games are our specialty, pirated versions of them are not. Please do not add in links or information specific to pirated or cracked copies of a game. They will be removed otherwise.
Note that abandonware is considered pirated content and is subject to all of its restrictions as stated above.
If a pirated game is experiencing a problem, in most cases the best fix available is buying the game through a legitimate channel.
Applications and files made to bypass a game's copyright protection (ex. No-CD patches/cracks, keygen programs) are considered related to pirated content and subject to all its restrictions as stated above. Note that officially developed or supported patches/applications by the developer/publisher that remove copyright protection do not fall under this definition.
However, the only case where such unofficial patches/workarounds are fine is for fixes. There are some restrictions:
If there is confusion in the validity of a fix that requires bypassing copy protection, contact a mod or admin (either through PM or the wiki's IRC channel).
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