GuildWiki was started in May, 2005, as a resource for the just then launched NCsoft game, Guild Wars. Started by the Corpse Corps guild as a repository for information they themselves might need in the future, it has since grown exponentially thanks to the contributions of some very cool people.
The name "GuildWiki" is not trademarked or otherwise protected, and thus any random website may call themselves "GuildWiki" (or variants of the name), without being affiliated with this GuildWiki. For more information, see GuildWiki:Domain.
Hosting service of GuildWiki is currently provided by Wikia Inc., funded by advertisements. For details about the arrangement of this CC BY-NC-SA site being hosted by a for-profit company, see GuildWiki:Wikia Move and GuildWiki talk:Wikia Move.