Libregamewiki:Old news

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Old news from the wiki's Main Page are listed here.


  • January 2024: Thanks to its diligent contributors, LibreGameWiki has 75 000 edits.
  • January 2023: LibreGameWiki is updated to the latest version of MediaWiki.
  • December 2022: Libregamewiki is now 1200 articles. Yeah!
  • August 2022: Hurray, it's LibreGameWiki's 15th birthday!


  • December 2018: LibreGameWiki now has 1000 articles. Yeah!


  • August 2017: LibreGameWiki is now 10 years old. Yeah!


  • February 2015: LibreGameWiki is updated to the latest version of MediaWiki. Basic support for mobile devices is available.


  • June 2014: LibreGameWiki is using https, Forward Secrecy and Strict Transport Security as suggested by Reset the net, and has done so for quite some time now. We score A+ on ssltest.


  • December 2013: Updated to MediaWiki version 1.22.
  • September 2013: The first 100 game articles have been converted to use the new gameinfo-box. Updates to these articles with automaticalĺy show up in the new games and releases ticker
  • August 2013: Added a ticker of recently released games to the Main Page


  • October 2012: LibreGameWiki has now nice pages for each genre and a drop down menu
  • October 2012: LibreGameWiki is up again. A new spam prevention system allows normal account creation.
  • August 2012: LibreGameWiki is now 5 years old. Yeah!


  • December 2011: LibreGameWiki broke through the 20,000 edits barrier (excluding spam)
  • February 2011: anonymous editing is being blocked due to spam. Please come to IRC (#LibreGameWiki on freenodeLibera) to get your IP unblocked to get an account.


  • August 2010: LibreGameWiki broke through the 19,000 edits barrier with an average of 10 edits per page! --



  • January 26, 2008 We reached the 7,000 edits milestone.--Kiba
  • January 1, 2008: Happy new year! We are now 155 days old! --Qubodup
  • January 1, 2008: We also just smashed the 6,000 edits barrier! YAY! --Kiba



  • November 16, 2007: We smashed the 5,000 edits barrier! --Kiba


  • October 28, 2007: We upgraded the wiki to version 1.11.0. Enjoy! --Kiba
  • October 27, 2007: The latest edition of the snapshot at the official LibreGameWiki blog arrives! --Kiba
  • October 20, 2007: We added a new service to this domain! It is called Planet Free Gaming. This service syndicates the various free gaming blogs spreaded across the blogosphere. I hope that some of you will find the service useful. --Kiba
  • October 20, 2007: The latest edition of the weekly snapshot appears on the LibreGameWiki blog!--Kiba
  • October 17, 2007: To return the favor, here is a link to freegamer. I really do like this blog btw! I don't expect as much traffic to freegamer as they gave to me but I hope it is decent gift. And check out Freegamer article!--Kiba
  • October 17, 2007: Finally! We broke the 4,000 edit barrier with 8.3 average edits per page. Way to go guys!--Kiba
  • October 13, 2007: Another article at the LibreGameWiki blog appears. We expand on the week snapshot concept to include contributors. Also we notes changes in the ranking of articles as well talk about this week happening. --Kiba
  • October 05, 2007: We got a new article at the LibreGameWiki blog called This Week's Snapshot. This article is taking a look at the events of this week. If you like the article, you might want to consider subscribing to the RSS feed! --Kiba
  • October 01, 2007: I also opened up a forum at this place with phpbb3. I hope you don't mind me using untested softwares. It is another attempt to help encourage a community and grow the LibreGameWiki site. I don't know how successful it will be though. It will also be home to future game projects that I am currently do or in the future will do. --Kiba


  • September 28, 2007: LibreGameWiki also got its own official blog at this place. I hope it will achieve something for the project. Maybe more traffic or helping to build a community? It is another one of my attempt to help build a vibrant encyclopedia somehow. Let see how it pan out.--Kiba
  • September 24, 2007: We smashed the 3,000 edits barier with about 7.6 edits per page! Keep it up, guys! - Kiba
  • September 19, 2007: Our wiki also managed to make the front page of slashdot along with other Free gaming sites with Qubodup's submission. Take a look at Slashdot | Status Report From the Open Source Games Community. Good job, Qubodup! - Kiba
  • September 13, 2007: Now we have Special:ContributionScores! I hope this will motivate you guys to edit!--Kiba
  • September 9, 2007: We smashed the 2,000 edits barrier! - Kiba
  • September 7, 2007: Yay! We made the front page of digg! We also got dugg! - Kiba
  • September 7, 2007: A digg user submitted a story about the wiki. If you're a digg user, please vote at LibreGameWiki story at digg!. If we succeed in getting on the front page, it will be a major promotional victory for this wiki! - Kiba
  • September 5, 2007: I submitted a story to, the news source for Free software! Please vote for the story at FSDaily story on LibreGameWiki. The more votes we get, the closer we get to attracting contributors and visitors! - Kiba
  • September 2, 2007: I registered a domain for this wiki with the name! - Kiba


  • August 29, 2007: We have an irc channel at freenode. If you want to hang out with some very hardcore LibreGameWiki editors, visit us at #LibreGameWiki--Kiba
  • August 28, 2007: In just 16 days after the launch of this wiki, we smashed the 1000 edits barrier! WE ROCK! Keep up the good work, contributors!--Kiba 23:43, 28 August 2007 (CEST)
  • August 26, 2007: We have our first image for this wiki! Yay!--Kiba 21:45, 26 August 2007 (CEST)
  • August 26, 2007: We reached 50 articles! YAY! In just 12 days, we're already halfway to 100 articles! Rock on, contributors!--Kiba
  • August 22, 2007: Successful movement! Thanks to the administrator of this server for his great generosity! Thank Mark Sanders of Peragro Tempus!--Kiba
  • August 21, 2007: This wiki will move to a better server.--Kiba
  • August 14, 2007: We reached 10 articles already! Yay! --Kiba