Find Rock Band: A Wikipedia Game

So I was derping around on Wikipedia and I got this great idea for a game, based on other games I've played involving Wikipedia in the past. The goal of the game is simple: Find the article for the Rock Band video game on Wikipedia, starting from a random page. The rules are simple:
  1. You must start from a random page using the "Random article" link on the left.
  2. You must navigate using only links in the article itself. "See also" sections are okay.
  3. Using your browser's find function (Ctrl+F) is cheating!
There are a couple ways to score. Either the number of articles you had to navigate through, or the amount of time spent navigating. Both are fun and are by no means the only ways to score your results.

I have found one good strategy is to find an article for a geographic location, then find the section in that article for culture/music, and there will perhaps be a band that was in Rock Band (such as the Beatles). Since music is such a large and broad topic, it shouldn't take too long to navigate all the way to the Rock Band page. The most articles I've had to go through so far was 7.

So have fun, go nuts, and let's see some results!


  • Random sent me to Zacharias Dolendo
    from there I clicked:
    University of Oxford
    Lost (TV series)
    Charlie Pace

    Once I found Lost I knew I had it. Neat game.
  • LiveHomeVideoLiveHomeVideo Trying too hard
    Started from Whitney Martin
    • Went to New York Knicks
    • Went to New York, then "See Also"
    • Went to Index of New York-related articles
    • Went to Outline of New York
    • Went to Music in New York, went to "Buffalo"
    • Went to Cannibal Corpse, then "Discography"
    • Went to Tomb of the Mutilated
  • NightmareLyreNightmareLyre Rising Star
    edited April 2015
    Started with Luka Veselinović
    • Went to Berklee College of Music
    • Went to Nine Inch Nails
    • Went to The Perfect Drug
    • Went to Rock Band (video game)
    • Rock Band
    Whoever made that The Perfect Drug article is a poopyhead that ruined my high score!
  • I started with Donnie, then came

    Donnie Van Zant
    Lynyrd Skynyrd
    Sweet Home Alabama
    Rock Band
  • CykokillahCykokillah Rising Star
    edited April 2015
    Škoda Auto -> Automotive industry -> Boston Consulting Group -> Boston (city) -> List of people from Boston -> Bang Camaro -> Bang Camaro (album) -> Rock Band (video game)

    Fun little game. I'm surprised it took me eight pages with what I thought were a couple close links beginning with Boston Consulting Group.

    Sadly, Alex Rigopulos and Eran Ergozy of Harmonix are not on the list of people from Boston.
  • GLaDOSGLaDOS Opening Act
    Random put me on:
    Davy Jones' Locker
    From there I clicked Iron Maiden
    and then Rock Band (Video Game)

    I think I got lucky
  • thanks to share these games name.. i need
  • TubaDude49TubaDude49 Road Warrior
    List of Saucony Sponsorships
    Nikki Hamblin
    New Zealand
    Music of New Zealand
    Flight of the Conchords
    Rock Band
  • KalypsoKalypso Unsigned
    Random Article: List of post-punk revival bands

    The White Stripes

    Seven Nation Army

    Rock Band

  • LiveHomeVideoLiveHomeVideo Trying too hard
    Sure, let's play this again, this was fun.

    Started from Sad Song (Blake Lewis song)
    • Went to Electropop
    • Went to Owl City
    • Went to Firelies
    • Went to Rock Band 3
    • Rock Band
    IDK if that last step was necessary, but eh decided to do so just in case.
  • Dragon: the Old Potter's Tale (Wikipedia pls)
    Music of Japan
    The Beatles
    Rock Band
  • edited June 2017
    - Zootopia
    - Shakira
    - Stevie Wonder
    - Higher Ground
    - Guitar Hero
    - Rock Band

    Oops, forgot to read the rules that I wasn't supposed to use the Search for an artical... Sorry about that, folks.

    - Jim Trimble (This was the article that I've gotten from the Random)
    - Indianapolis
    - Phoenix Theater (Indianapolis)
    - The Rocky Horror Show
    - Meat Loaf
    - Paradise By The Dashboard Light
    - Rock Band 3
    - Rock Band
  • Started With: Kelvin Norman
    - Clicked on Cambridge, Massachusetts (where he was born)
    - The Middle East (under the Music subcategory on the page)
    - Dinosaur Jr (they were listed on The Middle East's wiki)
    - Green Mind (their album)
    - The Wagon (the song)
    - Rock Band
  • TubaDude49TubaDude49 Road Warrior
    Giant Squid
    Watcher in the Water
    The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-earth II
    Electronic Arts
    Rock Band
  • - Paralongidorus maximus
    - List of hemp diseases
    - Hemp
    - Stoner Rock
    - Queens of the Stone Age
    - Songs for the Deaf
    - Rock Band 3
    - Rock Band
  • Jake Rodgers
    Spokane, Washington
    Fox Theater
    Frank Sinatra
    The Beatles
    Rock Band (Under 2000s tab where it talks about Beatles Rock Band, it also list the Rock Band page!)
  • edited July 2018
    1. Half-striped bromeliad frog
    2. Dominican Republic
    3. Caribbean
    4. North America
    5. New York metropolitan area
    6. Media in New York City
    7. List of video games set in New York City
    8. Grand Theft Auto IV
    9. Queen (band)
    10. Bohemian Rhapsody
    11. Rock Band 3
    12. Rock Band
    1. Gymnastics at the 2015 Games Of The Small States Of Europe
    2. 2015 Games Of The Small States Of Europe
    3. Games Of The Small States Of Europe
    4. Europe
    5. United Kingdom
    6. The Beatles
    7. Rock Band
  • firedoom666firedoom666 Headliner
    edited August 2018
    I am bored enough at work to try this

    - PRD Fireball
    - Taiwan
    - High tech
    - State of the art
    - Marketing
    - Massachusetts
    - Boston
    - Culture in Boston
    - Dropkick Murphys
    - I'm Shipping Up to Boston
    - Rock Band
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