This page contains the Oddworld Wiki's content policy. It describes the criteria and rules for all content on the wiki.

Content criteria

  • All content should relate to the Oddworld series in some way.
  • All content needs to be accurate. The Oddworld Wiki aims to provide reliable information. In particular, adding speculation and own inventions (fan fiction, fan art etc.) to articles should be avoided.
  • All content needs to be verifiable. Other editors need to be able to check and verify it.
  • All content needs to be informative. Information which is only of interest to the writer or to other editors (as opposed to readers) should not be included in articles.
  • All content needs to be objective. Opinions, gameplay strategy, and "my favorite"-style passages should not be added to articles with the exception of game or level guides.
  • All content needs to abide by copyright regulations. Generally, content from other sites should not be copied unless permission has been granted. For example, do not upload magazine scans or add illegally obtained information, so as to avoid potential legal problems.

Spoiler policy

The Oddworld Wiki aims to document everything Oddworld. As such readers should expect detailed descriptions of games and their story lines, including for recently released games. Articles about released content are never marked as containing spoilers. For articles about upcoming content editors may add the Upcoming template to the top of the article.


To avoid reinventing the wheel The Oddworld Wiki has based much of its organization, categorization and templates on the great work done at other, bigger wikis out there. We would like to thank The Nukapedia in particular for being a great example of how to run a wiki and for being a source of excellent wiki templates. The Oddworld Wiki would not be what it is today without them.

See also