Published on

Jan 30, 2024

The Wiki Game
The Wiki Game

Racing Through Rabbit Holes in The Wiki Game

Racing Through Rabbit Holes in The Wiki Game

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Show Notes

The Wiki Game is a fun, web-based game that connects two random Wikipedia article links.

Alex shares his journey of how he started out, using concepts like six degrees of separation to create a game involving Wikipedia articles, and how it has steadily grown over the years to around 60,000 - 80,000 unique users a month. Despite challenges like hacking incidents and handling various user complaints, for Alex, the game remains a labor of love.

He also talks about his ideas for the future of the game — a freemium model targeting larger private groups, the forthcoming launch of version 3, and how he has resisted using ads to fund the project.

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