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Include the game in the question title so that it's clearer in the Hot Network Questions list

Suggestion: make all questions look like this one where it's apparent from the title which game is being discussed. Reason is because it makes it clear from the HNQ list whether or not to look at the ...
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2021: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the preceding calendar year. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange ...
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Screenshot of the Week #56 - Sweet Rides [Submissions Closed, Vote Now!]

Submissions Closed Vote for your favourite screenshots below! Hello and welcome to the 56th edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest!...
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Are ROM hacks considered piracy? [duplicate]

Are ROM hacks considered pirated software for purposes of site policies against supporting software piracy? ROM hacks typically take existing game images (typically those of yesteryear) and edit in ...
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Why is my question closed and marked as off-topic?

I have big doubts and competency about closing my question. How can I find more old-school players from Kazakhstan? Please re-open again.
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Does the media included in the "Naruto fighting game with Hulk and Homer Simpson?" question comply with our game identification policy?

This is about the game-identification question: Naruto fighting game with Hulk and Homer Simpson? According to our game identification policy - What are the requirements for asking a game ...
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How do I thank somebody for an answer that really helped me?

I'm just trying to find out how to thank somebody here for their answer. Somebody else asked the question, but their answer helped me big time and I wanted to thank them.
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The Best of 2021!

So, it's the last day of 2021, time to look back and see the highest scored things on the site this year! There are no prizes, just this commemorative post that you could, if you want the pride, print ...
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Screenshot of the Week Contest #55

This contest has ended. Hello and welcome to the 55th edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! Timmy Jim's celebrating the holiday ...
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Screenshot of the Week Contest #54: Happy Holidays 2021!

This contest is over. Hello and welcome to the 54th edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! arghtype's evening ride in days-gone, ...
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Make Tag Wiki edit limits/bans more obvious (Why is it not explained nicely?)

In the past few minutes I submitted 3 tag-wiki edits. Lacking sufficient reputation, they are placed in a queue for peer review. When I now try to edit the fourth tag it seems I cannot do that. There ...
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Screenshot of the Week #53

Competition Closed Find the latest competition tagged screenshot-of-the-week Hello and welcome to the 53rd edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winners of the ...
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When should "Why is it bad practice to test for item names?" NOT be used as a duplicate target?

I'm writing this because I notice that this question has been closed as a dupe of this. This is wrong, for a reason I am about to explain below. I left a comment on the question asking for it to be ...
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Would a question about Genshin Impact team composition be opinion based? [duplicate]

Genshin Impact relies on building a team of various characters to leverage elemental reactions. A question might entail giving a players set of characters and asking for ideas on team builds. Possible ...
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Screenshot of the Week #52 - Hero Pose!

Competition Closed Find the latest competition tagged screenshot-of-the-week Hello and welcome to the 52nd edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the ...
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My question is the first google result, but is so old that it contains misleading information. Should I worry?

In 2018 I asked about introducing a handicap system to my Age of Empires II HD games. The question contained the factual statement "Age of Empires II has no handicap system". Since then, ...
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How should the Pokemon generation 4 remakes be tagged?

This upcoming week, the long awaited Pokemon generation 4 remakes will be released. The standard for generating tags is to include the full extended name of each game, for example: pokemon-diamond-...
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Screenshot of Week #51

This contest has ended. Hello and welcome to the 51st edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winners (yes plural!) of the previous contest! We had a tie this ...
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Don't splatter tags all over the house (Rename [splatter-house-3] to [splatterhouse-3])

We currently have splatterhouse and splatter-house-3 tags, but the original and successor games consistently use the "Splatterhouse" name without a space. splatter-house-3 should be renamed ...
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What to do with an overwritten question with an open bounty?

I'm referring to this question, which previously was asking "How can I execute at a chest with a specific pattern of certain items?" Several edits have occured, also because OP was ...
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Is asking how to hack Pokémon necessarily a multiplayer cheat?

We have a broad question on cheating in primarily single-player games that have a multi-player aspect. I want to ask about applying this principle specifically to Pokémon main-series games. These ...
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Screenshot of Week #50 - Halloween

This contest has ended. Hello and welcome to the 50th edition of the Screenshot of the Week! It's been almost two years since we started this community event, and this week marks a significant ...
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Minor spelling error in flagged question description, part II

Shouldn't it be "technical support for modded Minecraft" in the description below? (The title is a reference to this question.)
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How would a question about recreating a game in another game be tagged?

Recently I have been trying to recreate a video game in another video game. I am planning on asking a question here, however I’m not sure exactly how I should tag this question. With both games? With ...
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Screenshot of the Week #49

This contest has ended Hello and welcome to the forty-ninth edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! pinckerman's submission of ...
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AI-generated answer?

This answer at a glance looks like a generic new user's link-only answer. But if you look at the article it links to - signed with the same name as the answer - it seems to have been generated by AI. ...
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Screenshot of the Week #48: Nighttime

This contest has ended Hello and welcome to the forty-eighth edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! pinckerman's submission of ...
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Do we want to unpin the accepted answer from the top?

There is a on going Meta SE post about unpinning the accepted answers on a post from the top of the list of answers. In fact, Stack Oveflow has already unpinned the accepted answers. For Stack ...
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Asking to identify the game based on keyboard combination only

The oldest question on identify-this-game-like questions that I found here is 7 years old. So my introduction question is whether this class of questions are or are not allowed here as of today (2021)?...
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How can I improve my question when a comment was not supplied with a downvote?

meta about: Who is the target group for Apple Arcade (subscription gaming service)? I am looking for very simple games (and platforms) that are graphically reasonably good and playable for older ...
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Should this post be considered spam?

I notice that this answer has been deleted as spam and have gone to check it out. The contents of said answer are as follows: I currently am working on a server-side Fabric mod which would entirely ...
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The moderator firmament is a little less shiny

Because I'm turning in my diamond soon. Lately the spark of motivation hasn't been there for me, so I'm leaving the job to the rest of the team. I feel very comfortable doing so, they've got more than ...
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Screenshot of the Week #47

This contest has ended Hello and welcome to the forty-seventh edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! arghtype's submission of a ...
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How to properly use the new review queues?

The new first answer and first question queues let you do these actions: I've encountered a couple of posts that were a spam question and a question posted as an answer. The actions suggested were ...
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Screenshot of the Week #46: Character Customization!

This contest has ended. Hello and welcome to the forty-sixth edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! DefaultSimon's submission of ...
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How should we handle questions asking how to solve a specific Minesweeper board?

The moderator team has noticed a handful of minesweeper questions which all amount to "How do I solve this exact Minesweeper board?", and we believe that these questions should be closed as ...
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Should questions boasting statistics be required to provide supporting evidence?

I recently came across this question that boasts a statistic about strongholds generating under villages in Minecraft Bedrock Edition: Strongholds have a 1/10 chance to spawn under a village; does ...
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User with multiple lost accounts

Something weird appened in this question, a couple of "answers" talk about lost credentials, and it seems that these users are actually the same person, asking for help, who clearly can't ...
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Ideas to bring more users to the SE Chat?

Maybe it would bring more people to the site if we pushed the chat a little more. Right now, the only mention I can see that there is a chat is the link in the footer. So, I'm pooling you all for some ...
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Rename [wotl-eternal] -> [the-binding-of-isaac-eternal]

In 2015 this question was asked, so I created the tag wotl-eternal which was a free DLC for The binding of Isaac, and an improvement for Wrath of the lamb DLC. At that time we still had the 25 ...
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2021 Community Moderator Election Results

Moderator election #7 on Arqade has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the new moderators are: They will be joining the existing crew shortly — please thank them for volunteering and ...
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Room frozen: what is the procedure to unfreeze it again

This room is frozen because we didn't post anything in it for a long time. I want to make it active again. So what's the procedure to unfreeze it? https://chat.stackexchange.com/rooms/124354/memes
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Should the SE chatroom be phased out for an official Arqade Discord?

Its a thought that I've had for a little while. The SE Chatroom seems to have built up quite a technological debt like links not unfurling or a mobile app. And it does make sense. The chatrooms of SE ...
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Should we re-open this Minecraft BE add-on Q&A?

I recently created the first post in a series of highly detailed Q&As related to add-on creation for Minecraft: Bedrock Edition, and during my research phase I came across this post about custom ...
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Rename [codename-steam] to [code-name-steam]

Can the tag for Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. be renamed from codename-steam to code-name-steam? I tried to retag the one question for this game, but got an error that the new tag would be too similar.
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Q&A Proposal: How to create a custom item in a Minecraft BE add-on?

I've been thinking about it for a while, and this question helped solidify my thoughts on it. I think it would be beneficial to create a Q&A in order to answer the following basic questions, all ...
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Tag rename request [fire-emblem] -> [fire-emblem-blazing-blade]

The description for the tag fire-emblem mentions that this is for a specific game named Fire Emblem : The Blazing Blade in the Fire Emblem game series. The tag name is misleading because it could be ...
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Merge Tag [fire-emblem-the-sacred-stones] to [fire-emblem-sacred-stones]

Merge the tag fire-emblem-the-sacred-stones to fire-emblem-sacred-stones because both are about the same game Fire Emblem : The Sacred Stones.
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Screenshot of the Week Contest #45

This contest has ended Hello and welcome to the forty-fifth edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! SaintWacko's submission of RNG ...
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What is the point of rewarding existing answers?

I'm not sure I understand the "Reward Existing Answer" bounty. Specifically, why aren't new answers eligible for the bounty? Why would someone start a bounty for an existing answer?

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