Battlestar Wiki:Translation Project

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This project deals with converting articles from the Battlestar Wiki into other languages.


Presently, all of the content on this wiki is in english -- American english, to be specific. We have people who view this Wiki from other countries, as far away as Europe. And likely further.

Therefore, this is a formal effort to recruit mutli-lingual contributors and organize these contributors to translate our documents in other languages.

How to Begin

Since we don't (yet) have a setup similar to Wikipedia (where Wikipedia has individal German, Italian, and Spanish editions of Wikipedia), here is how translated articles can be added.

To begin, create a subpage of the article you wish to translate. For instance, let's say you were going to tackle the article on William Adama and translate it into German. Here's how you would begin:

  • In the search box, type in:
    William Adama/de:William Adama
  • Press "Go". Select "create this article" option.
  • Begin translating the article. Once done, list the article on this page under Articles Translated.

Once there are a growing number of articles, Joe will then set up an invidiual BSG Wiki for that language. (i.e. for German BSG Wiki, et al.).


Contributors to this project may be added here. Please include the languages you would be interested in translating our documents to, as well as your level of expertise in said language.

Articles Translated

List all articles that have been translated here. Also include the language that they were translated in.