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Can I use gaming.SE as the main Q/A for my own game?

I am in the process of finishing the first open beta for my own browser game. Naturally, I want to have some way for players to get answers on questions they have - maybe by me or (even better) by ...
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1answer
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How do I ask a good Minecraft Bug/Crash question?

I have seen my/other questions reporting bugs in Minecraft get downvoted and/or closed. what can I do/be aware of in order to prevent more questions being downvoted/closed?
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2answers
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Why the hate for the “context needed” questions list?

I really don't get why people are so opposed to this question. I'm hoping someone can explain it to me. First I asked whether, given the success of the previous posts which had a small selection of ...
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1answer
45 views

In what scenario is this Opinion-Based?

What format are most Hearthstone tournaments using? I edited my question to make it very clearly not opinion based and it went from being on-hold to closed. There is absolutely nothing opinion based ...
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1answer
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Hovering over the community links changes the header height

These 3 links in the top-bar: When you hover over the links, the height of the whole div.header changes from 28px to 29px, which is caused by this rule: Tested in Chrome 33 and IE 11 in case it ...
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0answers
30 views

Add comment votes to Activity list?

After getting the "Pundit" Badge, I took an interest in seeing which of my comments I placed were receiving the votes. I have recently become aware there is a way to view all the comments I left in a ...
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1answer
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Is there a way to see a list of comments I posted?

Question is in the title. Just looking to see if there is a way to see the comments I posted, not just the comments I'm tagged in. (Responses etc)
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1answer
49 views

What review am I missing?

I have for weeks now been wondering why do I always see a certain number of reviews pending but when I go check the reviews' queues there are none. Today it got worse when on the main page of the ...
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1answer
53 views

Missing link on profile to view recently deleted questions

I recently deleted a question that wasn't well-received by the community since it was unclear. However, there is no way for me to see it. My understanding is that there should be a link to my recently ...
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1answer
58 views

When does the “Edit too Minor” option appear?

I got a heap of review notices for proposed edits, merely to find that a majority were simply adding "in [this game]" to the end of the title. I chose to reject them for being too minor, but the ...
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1answer
56 views

Summoners Rift chatroom

I recently saw that there is a currently frozen room on this site mainly made for League of Legends discussions and I'm asking myself whether or not it would be possible (and a good idea) of reopening ...
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1answer
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To Close, or not to Close?

Not a "My question is being closed" question Quite simply: Should I vote to close? Sometimes I come across a question that I think might be off-topic, or IMO unclear, (obviously if I don't know about ...
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1answer
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Why do minecraft crash questions get “unclear” close votes

I notice questions like this one tend to draw close votes of "Unclear what your asking". I understand I don't have to vote to close (I actually can't remember if I have voted to close these ...
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Should we rename tags of games which have been “converted”?

Recently, the game Super Street Fighter IV was renamed in the Steam library to Ultra Street Fighter IV. SteamDB supports this, as did Capcom. They converted Super Street Fighter IV to Ultra Street ...
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1answer
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Answers that don't answer the question

I know it's rather rare but sometimes answers are posted that don't answer the question that's being asked. What exactly should be done with these answers? I mean technically they are answers since ...
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3answers
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Where can I get game identification if this site won't do it? [closed]

So I just asked for help with getting a game identified, and rather than have anyone offer up anything useful, my question got downvoted to hell and closed as off topic. (It's Game identification - ...
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1answer
62 views

Add tag for game “Planetary Annihilation”

I'd like to ask a question about the game Planetary Annihilation but there's no tag for it yet, and I don't have enough rep to create one. Would someone else be so kind as to create it for me?
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0answers
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So long and thanks for all the fish

I have resigned from the moderator team effective... whenever Grace finalizes things. Change inevitably causes questions, so I'll do my best to summarize. There's no big event or single person who ...
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1answer
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“Spoiler” issues in editing

When I'm writing a question or answer that contains plot points or secrets, I add... However, when it comes to an extensive answer, all of which is a spoiler, I either need to add breaks between ...
2
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1answer
76 views

Is it possible to have another QA event?

I am not sure if this should be posted here (or in chat), but I do miss the days of when QA had major events for big game releases. In my opinion, these events created enormous amounts of traffic ...
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2answers
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Temporary users

I see a lot of new/temporary users coming and going through this site, often posting incomplete or nonsensical questions that just can't be answered for one reason or another, like this one. Now by ...
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0answers
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Help still having issues [duplicate]

Im on mobile and I am still having trouble voting. It still has the vote count there but in the places where the arrows should be there is nothing. Is there a ban for voting? It will not let me ...
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1answer
63 views

How to deal with two different questions with one same answer

I just found a question which is different from this question that I've answered a while ago. Yet the answer of the older one is valid for both questions. How exactly should we handle these? I mean ...
9
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1answer
189 views

Answering a question using someone else's comment

So, I stumbled across this question today (Magic launcher won't log in?). I see there is a comment answering the question in full detail. Is it at all unethical to copy what the user said (putting ...
14
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2answers
204 views

Graphics card question- does it go here or in Superuser

I have a problem with my graphics card sometimes not working. It's not limited to a single game. Would that question belong in Arqade or Superuser?
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2answers
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How can I improve upon content in my question?

Normally, I'd ask a question the following way: write up a short little intro, then actually ask the focus of the question. However, that usually doesn't seem to A) attract visitors or B) attract ...
2
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0answers
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Where should I ask a question about character voice lines In different languages?

Looking to understand what Abel says during all his special moves in USF4, but I've searched online, and the only thing I can find are voice clips in japanese (but no subtitles) and english quotes. ...
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1answer
61 views

Is sourcing a quote within Arqade's area of expertise?

Yesterday, I asked a question pertaining to the origin of a quote from MGS2. The question can be found here (Edit: The question has been removed since it is off-topic). Now the reason it is ...
5
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1answer
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Lightbox for Screenshots

I always have to rightclick and open a new tab to see a picture in it's full resolution. Since we are a gaming site, screenshots are quite common and often used. I would really like if the ...
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1answer
134 views

People who claim positions of authority should have to substantiate those claims

We recently had a problematic answer that originally claimed to have privileged information from development of the game in question. This answer made basically the same claims as other answers to ...
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1answer
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Does editing in information from a given link “change too much”?

I've edited the answer to this question but the edit got rejected for "This edit changes too much in the original post; the original meaning or intent of the post would be lost". The answer as it is ...
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1answer
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What does VTC mean?

I've been reading many times the term VTC from this question (Can there be a draw in League of Legends?) and each time I try to find the meaning, the results aren't what I'm looking for or doesn't ...
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2answers
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Is it acceptable to cast a close vote if one thinks that a question is 'General Reference' (e.g. the answer is already indexed in a community wiki)?

A 'General Reference' question could be defined as (from this Meta Scifi SE discussion): "... too basic; the answer is indexed in any number of general internet reference sources designed specifically ...
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2answers
383 views

Is “This question requires developer only knowledge” the same thing as developer intent?

The question I have in mind, in particular, is this one. There are arguments being made that this question is off topic because it requires developer insight in order to have a 100% authoritative ...
2
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0answers
27 views

Should I vote to close a question that I asked if I later find out it is a duplicate?

Recently I asked a question about what genre a particular set of games falls under. It was answered and accepted, and the answer given recieved 10 votes (though the question recieved 2 upvotes and 2 ...
2
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3answers
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If I worked for the game I'm answering about, how should I disclose that?

On the one hand, I want to disclose the fact in order to comply with the no overt self-promotion policy. On the other hand, just about anybody can claim that they're the developer of a game and say ...
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20answers
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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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3answers
227 views

Lets merge [tag:street-fighter-4] and [tag:super-street-fighter-4] to [tag:street-fighter-4-series]

Lets merge street-fighter-4 and super-street-fighter-4 to street-fighter-4-series. They have each about 25 questions of which most overlap anyways. Some have both tags, others only one. After looking ...
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3answers
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“Serial voting was reversed”?

I don't even understand what happened or what's going on. Screenshot: For starters: What is serial voting? It cost me points.. Did I break rules of this site or something like that ?
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1answer
214 views

Is it wrong to use other users' suggestions in your answer?

Sometimes when I provide an answer that I'm not entirely educated about, for example I might leave out a rather vital piece of information that could change the information in the answer, other users ...
24
votes
1answer
318 views

What happened to the [terraria-console] tag?

In the latest Meta discussion that I can find, consensus was reached to use the following tagging structure for the various flavors of Terraria: terraria <- terraria-pc ✓ terraria-console ...
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3answers
107 views

Can I have a question migrated to Super User?

I would like to have a question migrated from this site to Super User as I feel that it is a highly technical question and I might be able to get an answer there (I haven't been able to get an answer ...
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3answers
56 views

What makes a Question worthy of “Protection”?

I'm merely asking out of curiosity, but what decides whether a question gets protected or not? Is it votes? Content? (Though that could be argued - by extension; votes) or is it a Mod choice?
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1answer
43 views

Highlight certain letters in words

How exactly can I highlight certain letters in words? I recently answered a question where I wanted to highlight the starting letters of 3 words. I finally had to put in spaces so the letters appear ...
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0answers
39 views

Typo in help centre?

Quote from user behaviour article, emphasis mine: The community tends to vote down overt self-promotion and flag it as spam. Post good, relevant answers, and if some (but not all) happen to be ...
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11answers
658 views

Formatting sandbox

Feel free to do your tests here.
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1answer
49 views

How to address Cross Network Duplicate Questions

This question, as you can see in my comment, has been posted by the same user on English Language & Usage here now I've posted a comment on both site indicating this and i've down voted the ...
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1answer
142 views

How should I answer?

When I answer a question, I try to answer so that anyone who might not know about the situation will be able to follow along, even though the OP might think it's overkill. Questions like What bow ...
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vote
1answer
48 views

Are ingame content identification questions allowed?

I know game identifications are off topic, but would I be allowed to ask for a certain content ingame? For example "Hows the level with the tall trees called in [game]?"
2
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1answer
60 views

Would a question asking what's the hardest game in a genre be on-topic?

So asking relative question about what's the hardest game and everything acceptable? I'm new here so feel free to edit my question if you want.

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