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A personal appeal to Jeff Atwood: Recent Changes to Gaming

This meta post is being made as per David Fullerton's suggestion. Hey, Jeff, can we talk? We know you're very busy doing stuff, but I think many of us folks here on Gaming would appreciate some ...
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Make a special tag class for “game tags”.

An unofficial but neigh-undisputed pattern that appeared here in gaming is tagging questions with the name of the game they are concerned with. Some questions concern more than one games while others ...
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Platform Tags are Useless

So, for nearly two years now, we've had a fairly straightforward 'rule' for when to use Platform Tags (i.e. ps3, pc etc.): I think it should only be added when: It's a general question about the ...
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The Great Arqade Clean-Up of 2012

Don't just delete the tag from the question and ignore everything else. If a question also has grammatical errors, terrible title, et cetera, then fix it along with removing the tag. Let's Get This ...
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Spoiler alert: [spoiler] dies

Technically, does that count as putting a tag in the title? ♪ I mean, beyond the actual literal tag in the title. Jeff consulted me to bring up this subject on Meta in advance. spoiler is, by many ...
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Should questions always be tagged with either a console/platform or with “multi-platform”?

We appear to have instant consensus that a game tag (or game series tag) should be applied to all questions on specific titles. Should we also look to apply either a console or platform tag (iphone, ...
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Cleanup 2014: It's time for burnination!

A continuation of The Great Arqade Cleanup of 2012. Call this the 2013 2014 edition if you wish. We've still got some horrible tags. I require upvotes as authorisation of removing them. This post is ...
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Let's talk about [Mods]

In no small part inspired by another question, I wanted to briefly consider the role of the mods tag. We've had a couple discussions already about whether or not they're appropriate, but only one ...
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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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Should we allow tags for a specific class in RPG games?

Browsing the site today, I came across this question, which was unique in Diablo 3 in that it is the only question with a secondary tag for the player class. Taking guidance from this meta question, ...
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Game-specific tags [duplicate]

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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Is there a need for a [suggested-order] tag?

I've just discovered the low-usage suggested-order tag. It has few enough questions to seem unnecessary, and its intended purpose seems too vague to be any useful as a tag. Should we keep it or ...
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Easter eggs are evil

At least, the tag easter-egg is evil and should be murdered forthwith. Its definition is ambiguous and it doesn't add any value to the questions it's on. A good portion of them are closed as off-topic ...
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Tagging the Skyrim questions

We now got nearly 500 Skyrim questions in only a week, with this high number of questions it would be really useful to have some meaningful tagging on the questions. We haven't been very successful ...
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Proper usage of spoiler tag?

It's been noted that spoiler tags should be used only(?) when the titles contain spoilers, but I'm noticing that the tag is also being used to note that there are spoilers in the content of the ...

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