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Welcome to IndieFAQs! Our goal is to provide a central database of walkthroughs and FAQs for independent games. As it's a wiki, anyone visiting the site is free to add their own guides.
 
Welcome to IndieFAQs! Our goal is to provide a central database of walkthroughs and FAQs for independent games. As it's a wiki, anyone visiting the site is free to add their own guides.
  
* '''What qualifies as an indie game?''': We don't feel it's necessary to be too strict about definitions for the purposes of this site. If you can't find a FAQ on [http://www.gamefaqs.com/ GameFAQs.com], consider it an indie game!
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Looking for help with an indie game? Simply type the name of the game into the searchbar at the side, or find it on the site's [[:Category:All_Games|Master List in the "All Games" category]]. If you can't find a walkthrough the game you're looking for, you could try asking for help over at the [http://www.distractionware.com/forums/index.php?board=4.0 forums].  
* '''Why create this site?''': Because we figured having a central place to go to find walkthroughs for indie games would be useful. Walkthroughs for difficult indie games can be tricky to find, especially if it's been a while since the release. Having a place to store them means there's no danger of the walkthrough disappearing once the initial activity around the game's died down.
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== Games ==
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For more information about the site and help on contributing, see the [[:IndieFAQs:About|about page]].
  
Looking for a new game? Try browsing [[Games by Category|games by category]]. Looking for a walkthrough? Simply type the name of the game into the searchbar at the side, or find it on the site's [[:Category:All_Games|Master List in the "All Games" category]].
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== News ==
  
If you can't find a walkthrough the game you're looking for, you could try asking for help over at the [http://www.distractionware.com/forums/index.php?board=4.0 forums]. Alternatively, if you manage to find a walkthrough somewhere else, consider coming back to add a link to it yourself for other users!
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'''25th February '08''':
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:I've changed the frontpage of the wiki away from the splash page thing, replacing it with this news update system! From now on, new additions to the wiki will be rounded up here every five games or so. The old information from this page has been moved to an new [[:IndieFAQs:About|about page]]. Five new games were added since the last update, bringing the total number of games to '''70'''.
  
There is a [[To_Do_List|To Do list]] on the site which lists a number of games that will likely be added to the wiki in the near future - feel free to suggest additions or priorities! You can also keep track of updates to the site [http://distractionware.com/blog/?cat=19 on the IndieFAQs category on Terry's blog, here].
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'''In general, though''': if you're looking for help with a flash game, try searching the archives at [http://jayisgames.com/ JayIsGames] - they frequently compile walkthroughs for difficult flash games from the comments. If you're looking for help with Interactive Fiction, try searching the [http://webhome.idirect.com/~dswxyz/sol/index.html Key & Compass IF walkthrough] guides, or look for the game on [http://www.wurb.com/if/ Baf's Guide to the Interactive Fiction Archive].
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:Added this time are [[Darkside Adventures]] (pictured), [[Goldeneye 2D]], [[IVAN]], [[Spud's Quest]], and [[Bloxorz]].
  
== Contributing ==
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:There's also a lot of new information on the [[Legacy of Flan 4: Flan Rising]] page courtesy of '''Kelson''', as well as the beginnings of a [[Legerdemain]] page by an anonymous contributor.
  
If you'd like to help, there are quite a few things you can do:
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[[Archives]]
 
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* '''Submit a Walkthrough''': The best thing you can do to help the site is to submit content to it. If you've mastered a game, feel free to add a page for your walkthrough to the wiki. You can find a list of [[:Category:Needs_More_Info|games on the wiki that need walkthrough information here]].
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* '''Add a link''': If you know of a walkthrough to an indie game that isn't on the site, it would be a big help to add a link to it on the appropriate game page.
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* '''Add a Game''': Each game needs a portal page listing all the walkthroughs for it, along with a description of the game. If you'd like to see a particular game given a walkthrough you could add the game's page yourself to save someone else the hassle.  To add a game, type its name into the search box and hit go.  You will be prompted to create a page for the game if it doesn't already exist.
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* '''Add a Mirror''': Part of the point of this site is to provide a mirror for all these walkthroughs so that even if the original site goes down, there's still a backup. If you come across a walkthrough that doesn't have a local mirror here, feel free to add one! (Unless the walkthrough asks that you don't do this).
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== Help ==
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New to wikis? You can get some [[Help:Editing|basic editing help]] here.
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Revision as of 15:17, 25 February 2008

IndieFAQs

Welcome to IndieFAQs! Our goal is to provide a central database of walkthroughs and FAQs for independent games. As it's a wiki, anyone visiting the site is free to add their own guides.

Looking for help with an indie game? Simply type the name of the game into the searchbar at the side, or find it on the site's Master List in the "All Games" category. If you can't find a walkthrough the game you're looking for, you could try asking for help over at the forums.

For more information about the site and help on contributing, see the about page.

News

25th February '08:

I've changed the frontpage of the wiki away from the splash page thing, replacing it with this news update system! From now on, new additions to the wiki will be rounded up here every five games or so. The old information from this page has been moved to an new about page. Five new games were added since the last update, bringing the total number of games to 70.
Agwak2.jpg
Added this time are Darkside Adventures (pictured), Goldeneye 2D, IVAN, Spud's Quest, and Bloxorz.
There's also a lot of new information on the Legacy of Flan 4: Flan Rising page courtesy of Kelson, as well as the beginnings of a Legerdemain page by an anonymous contributor.

Archives

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