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How should we tag the Xbox 360 and PS3 versions of the same game?

Terraria was just released for the Xbox 360 and PS3, with a lot more features than the PC version, and it will be getting more. As far as I know, the base mechanics are the same, but it's been updated ...
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Question about Far-Cry tag [duplicate]

Should the Far-Cry tag be used for all the other versions that were released, later, for console? In most cases I would say yes, but there are times (eg. Far Cry Predator) where there are game ...
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I can't create tags on mobile

I request the "feature" of the mobile version of the site being able to create tags.
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faq on mobile site

There is no link to the site faq in the homepage in the mobile site, so mobile visitors cannot readily determine whether or not their question is appropriate. A link should be added.
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Linking a Steam profile to Arqade [duplicate]

Is it possible that we could link our Steam profiles to our Arqade profiles? I've been wanting to do that so that I could try using Steam as well as Google to log in.
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Youtube video in answer - embedded or as link?

Do we want answers with embedded youtube videos or is a link to the Video(s) preferred? Any rule for that? Just found metas about "Video only answers".
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1answer
55 views

Why is the Question about a range of possibilities too broad?

I just came online a few min ago and the first thing I found was this question on hold because it's too broad and I can't figure out the reason for that. I don't play TF2 however the question is ...
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Should “how do I attack this base?” questions be considered off-topic?

Certain types of games, such as Clash of Clans, seem to attract quite a few questions asking how to attack a specific player's base. These questions are usually titled "How do I attack this base?" (or ...
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So long and thanks for all the fish (again I guess)

I swear I had not seen agent's post until it came up on the related questions list when I finished typing the title. Anyway, since the reason is the same I decided not to change it. You may notice I ...
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1answer
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What can we do to attract users that post high quality content?

Stack Overflow (SO) is probably the best website when it comes to programming. This is due to the very high-quality content it provides, maintained by the community, with strict but fair rules. I've ...
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What is the point of “help me remember this game” questions? [closed]

UPDATE: As of 16/3/2012, Questions asking for help identifying a game are now prohibited on the site, unless you have an actual artifact from the game such as screenshots or audio clips. For ...
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1answer
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What should be done about these similar Skyrim questions that ask if certain NPCs are available for marriage?

Seems to me that the later questions of the following should be closed as duplicates of the oldest one. Should they be closed? What should be done about these questions? How can I determine if an ...
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1answer
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Does the ban on game identification cover custom game levels?

I am looking for a particular level wad file from Doom II. Is this allowed, or is it banned via the "Requests for game identification based on personal recollection alone" exclusion? I read this, but ...
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1answer
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What is the difference between Windows Phone and Mobile tags?

I just saw This question which uses windows-phone and windows-mobile now to me both are the same because a mobile is a phone but that's just me (because i still use my smart phone as exactly that, a ...
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2answers
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What's with this tag?

http://gaming.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/game-rec See above link. I was looking to see if there were any tags for Game suggestions, or something similar and I was redirected to that: ...
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1answer
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Are questions requiring answers based on facts OK?

Assume there is a question that can be answered by doing some in-game tests. Those tests might be somewhat time consuming (e.g. 1 hour of testing). Is it acceptable to request that answers are based ...
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Are care & maintainence questions on topic?

Can I ask questions about taking care of (cleaning, repairing, etc.) games and/or game-related equipment (consoles, controllers, other accessories)?
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1answer
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It's dangerous to Charity alone

UPDATE: Matching is over. Thanks to everyone who donated or promoted or just watched It's that time of year again! Time for our (somewhat) annual charity-thingy. This year, Mario Marathon doesn't ...
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0answers
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Getting reputation notification too late

This morning I asked question, and forgot a bit about it. However, a couple of hours later, I found a possible answer to it, and answered my own question. To my surprise, I saw that I had two upvotes ...
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1answer
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What should we do with the Steam Monster Game questions? [duplicate]

This year's Steam summer sale is drawing to a close. This year, it brought us the steam-monster-game, and with it, several questions regarding that game. Now with the sale ending, it's unlikely any ...
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22answers
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The Memes of Arqade and its Chat

In the style of The Many Memes of Meta Catchphrases and concepts that spread from person to person are known as memes, which, courtesy the internet, can now explode across the earth like a highly ...
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0answers
47 views

Hitting Ctrl and then 'Enter' twice when improving a suggested edit seems to submit it twice - but the second revision is blank

I was reviewing a suggested edit which I chose to 'Improve and Edit'. Whilst editing I tend to use the Ctrl and arrow keys to jump across words quickly. I went to insert a couple of newlines with ...
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1answer
748 views

League of Legends Chatroom and Ranked Team (EUW)

A number of League of Legends players have been hanging out in the chatroom Summoners Rift. We've also created a ranked team called "Arqade Community", on the EUW servers. We're trying to set up an ...
6
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1answer
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Is it allowed to add the logo of the corresponding game to tagwiki's?

Just as the title says, is it allowed to add the logo of the corresponding game to tagwiki's? For example, I just edited the tagwiki roller-coaster-tycoon-3 and added the logo of the game at it.
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1answer
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About the violence inherent in Stack Exchange: freedom of speech

Please print, tick what applies, sign, put on a wooden table, photograph and send by mail or fax. Attach an ID My ❏ question  ❏ answer  ❏ post  ❏ tag  ...
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0answers
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The inability to comment or chat violates the first amendment [duplicate]

It is stupid how you can't even comment on other people's questions and I believe that violates our first amendment. It is stupid that you can't even chat with people until you have 20 reputation ...
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0answers
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“Top tags” look funny in profile

So I looked at my profile (for probably the first time) and see this: I see at least three things wrong with this: The tag background box seems to have a max width, but the text doesn't care, and ...
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1answer
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Should a tag like [plot] be brought back?

I noticed recently that Arqade doesn't have a tag like plot or lore anymore. I searched meta in an attempt to find a burnination effort and couldn't find one; this is the closest I was able to find: ...
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0answers
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What should be done about duplicates of unanswered questions?

Regarding this question and this question. Both are duplicates of this question with no good answers Since the original question has no good answers- just a few spammy answers and one guess, the ...
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2answers
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What are “our strengths”?

I see "It does not play to our strengths as a site" being used as a justification for closing questions but have never heard what those are. Do they exist? I can think of a few things that are not ...
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4answers
445 views

Should the E.T. question be reopened?

This question about E.T. is currently on hold for being primarily opinion based. Should it be reopened?
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1answer
95 views

Why is my answer grey?

My answer to What's the best strategy for the 2015 Steam Sale Monster Summer Game? appears to be grayed out. I don't see any notice though. What's going on?
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1answer
94 views

How can I remove or delete my Arqade/stack-exchange account?

How can I remove or delete my Arqade/stack-exchange account? I made it using my Facebook name so I can up vote a very helpful comment. Only to learn I need 15 points first, which I'm not willing to ...
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5answers
405 views

What should an Off Topic Close Reason for Minecraft Crash Dumps look like?

So, we've seemingly come to a conclusion that Minecraft tech support/crash dumps are a thing we don't like and don't want to tangle with. People are starting to close these with custom reasons, and it ...
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1answer
72 views

Is it appropriate to flag old modded Minecraft crash questions?

The recent meta discussion Minecraft crash questions should be made off-topic: yes/no? has decided that technical support for modded Minecraft is now off-topic. We seem to be removing new questions ...
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2answers
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What should we tag the Steam Summer Sale Monster Game?

So we're getting questions now on the Steam Summer Sale incremental game. Right now questions are getting tagged with steam. Is that how we want to tag it? Or should we go with something else? ...
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1answer
104 views

Site scope for game technical questions

When I read this question (which is in the hot network list as I'm writing this question), my first reaction was that it was off-topic, and should be on SuperUser. Yet, I saw that the highest voted ...
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0answers
185 views

A potentially better way of dealing with crash report questions

We've all seen them, endless machine-meandering about something that went horribly wrong because someone tried to modify their game. Because they're a self-replicating problem, searching for them ...
11
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1answer
200 views

Questions about game credits

I want to know the name of the artist that created the box art for a game called Driller that was released in 1987 Here is the wikipedia page for the game: ...
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1answer
63 views

Are questions regarding Minecraft's commands and syntax eligible for flagging?

As far as I remember, asking questions whose answers are unlikely to help anyone but the person asking the question is discouraged, and mind you, I learned that the hard way when I got kicked out ouf ...
13
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3answers
406 views

Please fill in the alt text for images on this site

When linking an image, the word in square brackets is the alternative text (alt-text for short). This gets displayed if the browser can't show the image, but also gets used by screen reading software ...
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1answer
112 views

Could a moderator reset this user's account?

Recently, I flagged one of this user's answers as offensive. Now, I just noticed his website was something vulgar. Could a moderator reset his account/reset his website?
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1answer
168 views

Why are duplicates of “Minecraft PE Invalid Server” questions not being deleted?

I have found at least four or five different questions that basically say, "I tried to join this MCPE server but it said 'invalid name.'" In my opinion, one of these two things should happen: Delete ...
12
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1answer
130 views

Should I ask for WINE support here or at askUbuntu?

If I have technical issues running steam games through WINE, would it be more appropriate to ask for technical help here or at askubuntu?
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1answer
46 views

Can I retract a Suggested Edit vote?

Sometimes when reviewing suggested edits, some users (well, for all I know, just me) can sometimes accidentally hit the wrong option - Approve when they meant to reject and vice versa. Is there a way ...
3
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1answer
59 views

Flags on a post made by deleted user automatically set not-helpful?

Yesterday there was a user who created spam answers in several GTA V-related questions which were not actually answers and also which contained a link to a website which was claimed to have a download ...
6
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1answer
163 views

How should Old School RuneScape questions be tagged?

Last year, RuneScape released a version of the game that reverted to the 2007 state of the game, wiping all accounts. This is in response to the "Evolution of Combat" update that completely changed ...
4
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2answers
114 views

How should we abbreviate the tag for 'Knights of pen and paper 2"?

Well, as in the title. knights-of-pen-and-paper-2 is too long, so I removed the and- (knights-of-pen-paper-2) so that it fits and is different from the original game: knights-of-pen-and-paper. Also ...
9
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1answer
243 views

Is this a typo?

I was having a squiz at the badges recently, (to see if there were a couple of easy ones I could nab) when I came across the "Constable" badge. Firstly, is that a typo? I looked it up and I found ...
14
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3answers
319 views

Should we be undeleting questions that weren't relevant at the time, but now are relevant again?

Minecraft. Love it or hate it, it drives a lot of traffic to our site. Sure, recently we've had some bother with modded tech support questions, but overall, most of our questions/answers are fairly ...

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