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Game-specific tags

I've noticed some tags in used that are very specific to the game in question. For example, there's a civilization question which had the tags (among others) "worker" and "settler", and there are ...
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Why does Gaming.SE use tags differently from other SE sites?

The use of tags on Gaming.SE seems fairly apart from other sites. Dozens of the tags are meta and essentially useless for someone to follow and be an expert in. Aside from some specific cases, ...
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What's going on with meta tags?

I've noticed that there have been some edits recently involving meta tags: specifically, on questions like these ... https://gaming.stackexchange.com/q/30443/8366 https://gaming.stackexchange.com/q/...
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Avoid tags that mean different things in different games

Well this is actually a continuation of a rant I had back in July, but the content here is a little different and more specific, so please disregard the previous thread :) Many tags currently have ...
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[guide], [strategy], [tips], [how-to]… which do I use?

Ignoring that strategy is still being occasionally used for the genre, we have a number of tags related to classifying what a question is asking for. I'm personally unsure what the differences between ...
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What do we think about maintaining a site list of covered/tagged games?

Talk about a radical suggestion coming from the least likely of candidates! Read me out, if you will, because this actually has nothing to do with the Rec Wars. While addressing this question ...
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What should be our battle plan for tagging strategy and tactics?

We have a [strategy] tag on the parent site... which is unfortunately mixed between strategies to use in games, and games of the strategy genre. I looked into this because I noticed a new [tactic] tag,...
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Starcraft 2 'strategy' tag should actually many times be 'tactics', agree?

Just noticing that people use 'strategy' tag very loosely for starcraft 2 questions. I recommend that we use our brains and start using the 'tactics' tag when it makes more sense. Anyone disagree? ...
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Statistical data on tag usage

Do we have any data on which tags are used by people? By used I mean e.g. having it as a favorite tag or browsing the tag specifically. My suspicion is that all tags except for the game-name tag and ...
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Tagging Suggestions

I think tagging on this site can get out of control very fast. I propose we use the method started by Math Overflow and precede game names with their acronym followed by a dot. This helps the search ...