Arqade tags are inundated with tags based on the names of games. Secreted within these tags are the actual helper / categorization / qualifier tags, such as , and .

There are so many game name tags that they drown out the categorization tags.

Is there a culled list somewhere of the sorts of tags I'm looking for?

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    If I had my druthers, nearly all of them would be gone... – LessPop_MoreFizz Apr 11 '14 at 14:47
  • Likely not, short of looking at the entire tag list. – Ash Apr 11 '14 at 14:50
  • @LessPop_MoreFizz - The title does help group though; if they were all prefixed with title_{rest_of_tag} then that might help keep them separate. I think sites like this and the movies should have a secondary tag grouping; one for title, the other (standard tags) for categorization. – JoshDM Apr 11 '14 at 15:32
  • @Josh sadly, short of software changes from SE though, they're more useless than useful. :( – LessPop_MoreFizz Apr 11 '14 at 15:41
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    The whole tag SE tag system kind of doesn't work on Arqade as expertise in a field of a game does not translate in expertise in the same field of a different game and, as a result, we have grown to frown upon "field tags". – badp Apr 11 '14 at 15:42
  • I do think categorizing your game titles with... a one-level category tag of "title" would help with searching tags. meta.stackexchange.com/questions/87656/… – JoshDM Apr 11 '14 at 21:00
  • @badp - you're likely right; somehow Movies & TV tags have been capable to sort their utility tags higher than the title tags through natural process. While similar in concept, utilities are more generally applicable to film/tv than to game mechanics. – JoshDM Apr 11 '14 at 21:01
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    @JoshDM Tags are sorted by usage, there are no custom tag sorting mechanisms I know of. More likely Movies & TV just uses tags like plot, characters etc a lot more than we use tags like controllers. – Wikwocket Apr 13 '14 at 4:10
  • Most of the tags you are looking at are used for making it more specific, rather than more general. Terminology is likely included from a specific game or genre. Controllers are likely a subset of the game system, and most of the time the question is still related to a certain game. Achievements are, for the most part, game specific. – Batophobia Apr 14 '14 at 20:31

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