Content in Alexandria over time
|Available in||English, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, German|
|Launched||March 1, 2003|
Alexandria.dk is a public searchable database of Nordic roleplaying conventions and the games (scenarios, LARPS, designer board games) run on these. The site has been under development since 2000 and was publicly announced on the Danish webforum RPGFORUM at March 1, 2003. It was based on the database model for Project R'lyeh, also coded by Peter Brodersen.
As of August 2020 the site contains information about over 8,000 scenarios, 4,000 persons, and 1,000 conventions (about 600 from Denmark, 400 from Sweden, and 100 from Norway).
Some game authors publish the full game as a digital download at the site. A diskette symbol next to a game title denotes that it has downloadable content. About 1,500 scenarios are available for download.
The database is run by Peter Brodersen and opened in 2003. In 2020 the source code was released as well as an API to download all the content from the site.