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This page is for RPGS. For board games, see BoardGameGeek. For video games, see VideoGameGeek.

This is the RPGG Guide to Data Entry, mainly serving as gateway to the individual pages dealing with specific topics. This should help you deal with most, if not all questions that might arise when you want to add information to the RPGGeek database.

This guide is rather text heavy. For a different approach, download the PDF Visual Guide to Data Entry on RPGGeek (V2).

If you need help or have questions about any of this, please post to our forums: RPGGeek Help and How-To


Images, videos, GeekMod

Submissions of images, videos, reviews, and session reports are not handled by admins. Instead they are moderated by the user base. See GeekMod for more details.


We have a special set of Award Microbadges (not for general purchase) for uploading entries at the RPG geek. The following formula is used to determine total entries:
RPGs + RPG Items + Periodicals + Issues + Series + Settings + (0.25 Item & Issue Versions) + (0.1 for Issue Articles)

There are currently six official thresholds for RPG award badges:

Microbadge: Copper RPG Uploader for 10 Entries (Copper)
Microbadge: Silver RPG Uploader for 25 Entries (Silver)
Microbadge: Golden RPG Uploader for 50 Entries (Gold)
Microbadge: Platinum RPG Uploader for 100 Entries (Platinum)
Microbadge: Herculean RPG Uploader for 200 Entries (Herculean)
Microbadge: Ultimate RPG Uploader - This user has 500+ entries and is in the RPG Geek Hall of Fame! for 500 Entries (Ultimate) - (This will also net you a place in the RPG Geek Hall of Fame)
Microbadge: Unobtanium RPG Uploader - This user has 10,000+ entries and is in the RPG Geek Hall of Fame! for 10,000 Entries (Unobtanium) (Awarded to two users)

These awards are automated by the system and are given out once per day.

Other info

Database Structure gives on overview for the curious what types of elements the database holds. You don't need to know this for data entry.

Want to learn about submitting board games or video games to our sister sites, and Go to
BGG Guide to Game Submissions
BGG Guide to Accessory Submissions
BGG Award Guide
Video Game Guide to Data Entry
File Submissions
How To Add Content
Image submissions and BGG Image Policy
Video Submission Guide (for all three sites)

Go to the general wiki Index
Go to the RPGG User Guide

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