Talk:Games by American State

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I wanted to get the ball rolling on a page like this. It might be a fun page to update, or look at as more entries get added. -- David Welbourn 20:10, 31 Aug 2005 (Central Daylight Time)

Isn't the title of this page misleading? "State" in general just means "nation", and in that sense, all nations are states. For an example of this (common) usage, think of the "Failed States Index". However, in this article, a very different meaning of "state" is used, namely, "one of the fifty-something semi-autonomous regions of the United States of America". There's nothing wrong with that usage, of course, although I don't think it's the first thing that will come to mind unless you are a US citizen; but it should be clarified in the title. Even Games by State (US) would be much clearer. VictorGijsbers 00:03, 26 June 2008 (PDT)

Sorry about that. I hadn't realized there was an ambiguity there, and I do want the wiki to be useful to people outside North America. I'll rename it to Games by American State. For what it's worth, I'm Canadian, but I guess I'm guilty of a North American bias regardless. Thanks for the input. -- David Welbourn 04:36, 26 June 2008 (PDT)