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Add prohibition of “name this mechanic/design”-style questions to the tour

I asked, despite my best judgement, a poorly received question that got intensely downvoted and closed as too broad by five people, two of which are high-profile users. I thought "name this mechanic/...
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Do we need the [ultimate-team] tag?

I stumbled across ultimate-team today, and after a brief read of what 'Ultimate Team' actually is: FIFA Ultimate Team (commonly called FUT or sometimes UT) is a mode in FIFA where you build teams ...
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Burn [dlc] as per Cleanup Thread 2013/14

As discussed on last/this years tag burnination question*, dlc should be burned outright. Mods, please remove one of the last vestiges of the ambiguous tag era! * Or rather, not discussed as ...
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What platforms of the Death Rally remake does [death-rally-2012] cover? It should probably be renamed or made a synonym if it's for all platforms

Does death-rally-2012 refer to the Death Rally remake for the PC released in 2012 only, or is it also for the Android and iOS versions? From watching Youtube videos of the Death Rally remake on the ...
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Rename tags zerg, terran, and protoss to starcraft-zerg, starcraft-terran, and starcraft-protoss? [duplicate]

Currently there are three tags called zerg terran and protoss I think having these current tag names is like tagging things redstone and minecart instead of minecraft-redstone and minecraft-minecart ...
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The tag macro is ambiguous

macro is currently used for wildly different topics: Macro as used by (mostly) Starcraft2 questions (Examples: 1, 2) Macro as in scripting; (mostly World of Warcraft questions) I'd suggest creating ...
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Should we try to encourage at least 2 tags per question?

One thing Gaming.stackexchange has been wishy-washy in regards to tags. For instance, When should we use genre tags? In addition to that, we have tags like murder, or dwarf-fortress-fun, protoss that ...
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The two heads of Janus “Strategy” Bifrons

Okay, let's start reviewing our bad tags. Currently no one has a clear idea of what strategy is about; proof is this tag was the 2nd entry in the original version of the excerpt rally and has since ...
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Need to distinguish between Portal (the game) and Minecraft portals.

Currenlty the portal tag is applied to both games about Portal the game and Minecraft portals. One (or both) need changing to disambiguate.
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What's in a mod? The… not-person kind, that is…

We have the following extremely ambiguous tag: mod at 43 count. It is nebulous because in the realm of gaming it is already used extremely ambiguously and context-sensitively. This is a bit of a ...
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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,...