Linked Questions

4
votes
1answer
103 views

What is the right way to tag a game that has multiple platforms? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should questions always be tagged with either a console/platform or with “multi-platform”? Platform Tags are Useless I was reading a question about Kingdoms of ...
20
votes
10answers
2k views

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 ...
15
votes
5answers
523 views

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, ...
20
votes
3answers
483 views

Why are the top two tags being added to a question's title?

A few of us noticed today that Gaming has started adding twice the number of tags into the title of the page (if the Question title doesn't already contain the string in question). In a word, why? ...
7
votes
3answers
550 views

Have we not been clear enough that meta-tags are a Bad Thing™?

We have some users going around specifically adding meta-tags to questions. I cannot fathom why, honestly. I thought we were very clear on this point. But some people seem not to get it. They're ...
15
votes
5answers
575 views

Sorting out the tagging mess

A lot of users, myself included, believe the current tagging situation is a bit messy. This has been discussed before: A personal appeal to Jeff Atwood: Recent Changes to Gaming Let's talk about [...
10
votes
3answers
230 views

Tagging standards ain't standard - they're confusing

To illustrate and explain my source of confusion, I present you two opposing examples. Example 1 - less tags I recently asked this question. Because I play Skyrim on the PC and was expecting the ...
11
votes
2answers
1k views

Questions where OP has mentioned he/she is using a specific platform: how to answer, how to tag and when to close as exact duplicate?

In the question, Can I empty a soul gem?, the OP has mentioned that he is using Xbox 360. I take this to also mean that he's not looking for PC-only console commands or mod solutions, so I edited in ...
9
votes
4answers
198 views

Tagging games with numbers as series

Do we want to be consistent with numbering in our tags? There's generally two conventions, your standard 0-9, and roman numerals (i, ii, etc), and we're already using both. It seemed harmless at first,...
14
votes
2answers
379 views

Is there any way to combat the minicraft problem?

You probably thought this question was about minecraft. It's not, it's about minicraft. Nearly every minicraft question has, or has had minecraft answers, and the author has to add a disclaimer. Is ...
10
votes
4answers
262 views

How to tag Smash Bros 4

Super Smash Brothers 4 is a bit of an odd game. It is currently out on the 3DS and is coming to the WiiU, but there are apparently going to be version differences. An example from the link above, ...
-6
votes
4answers
323 views

Identify this game - removed?

ETA: Yes, I have read the arguments. I found them lacking. While they have their merit, none of them really explain why ITG questions harm SE and why they must be removed. The only single fact that ...
11
votes
2answers
237 views

Should there be a diablo-3-console tag?

There are some major gameplay differences between the console and PC versions of Diablo-3. According to this meta post, should those questions be tagged diablo-3-console instead? Example question: ...
8
votes
1answer
237 views

Should I specifically tag if a game is on a mobile device?

Recently I have asked a few questions regarding mobile device games and I have been inclined to tag with the "Mobile" tag. The reason for my choice is because with such a massive mobile market and ...
-3
votes
2answers
126 views

Arbitrary editing of question

I'd like to complain of the arbitrary editing of questions on this site. My question was edited and the editor removed 75 % of the question. The information was important for letting the reader know ...
4
votes
2answers
211 views

How should we tag the Xbox 360 and PS3 versions of the same game?

Terraria was just released for the Xbox 360 and PS3, with a lot more features than the PC version, and it will be getting more. As far as I know, the base mechanics are the same, but it's been updated ...
3
votes
1answer
177 views

Questions tagged [Minecraft] and [Minecraft-xbox]

I asked this question, which is primarily focused on issues specific to the XBox 360 version of minecraft, but some of it is still of more general use to all minecraft users (map scale, map coloring ...
4
votes
2answers
248 views

On the coming murder of “dependent” and “meta” tagging

The winds of change, they are a'blowin. This week's meta-murder question is: Have we not been clear enough that meta-tags are a Bad Thing™? In her answer, Grace specifically calls out previous tag-...
5
votes
2answers
126 views

Tag rename request: [osx] → [os-x] or [mac] [duplicate]

The name of the platform is Mac.1, 2, 3 The name of the operating system is OS X.1, 2 Our tag is osx. That's not what it's called. Can this be changed to either os-x or mac? Earlier, failed attempts ...
3
votes
2answers
80 views

Why is there a [flash] tag?

What value does adding the tag flash have? Other games aren't tagged with the technology used to make them. It seems to me that if there has to be an additional tag it should be browser-based. ...
5
votes
1answer
113 views

Dealing with tagging policy inconsistency for iOS games

There's no specific discussion on Meta nor any mention in the ios tag wiki of how we should be using this tag and whether or not it's being used properly, so I wanted to discuss it here. We currently ...
1
vote
1answer
72 views

How do we tag multiplatform games?

I couldn't find this question asked before even though it seems like an important decision to me: How do we tag a question that may or may not have different answers depending on platform? The most ...
1
vote
2answers
112 views

Revisit Smash Bros 4 tag

There are huge fundamental differences already known between the 3ds and WiiU version of Smash Bros 4 tag. The previous meta post indicates we'd like to stick with smash-bros-4, but since there are ...
0
votes
2answers
80 views

Are platform agnostic answers off topic for questions targetting a specific platform?

For example, if I ask a question about Game A and tag System 1 but someone provides an answer for Game A on System 2, is that answer off topic, or "Not an answer" since it unrelated to the system at ...
-4
votes
1answer
48 views

Is there a need for the tags steam-pc, steam-mac, and steam-linux?

Question says it all. Is there a need for the tags steam-pc, steam-mac, and steam-linux? I'm using the following links as references: 1 2 3
0
votes
1answer
97 views

Questions about media rating bodies

We have esrb - it has some questions on it that belong on that tag, we don't appear to have any questions raised for any of the other major rating bodies; ACB, the Australian media rating system. ...