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Tag rename request: [rockstargames-social-club] -> [rockstar-games-social-club]

The official name of the service is Rockstar Games Social Club, as you can see from Rockstar themselves: Wikipedia: And the excerpt of the tag: Rockstar Games Social Club is a stat tracking, ...
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Welcome Dragonrage and Unionhawk to the Moderator Team!

As we’re sure you’ll remember, Arqade last held an election in June 2019. Since then, the mod team has been working fairly heavily on a few activities that need moderator attention (community building ...
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Are MCBE “behaviour packs” on-topic?

If I understand it right, this question is about behaviour packs in MCBE. As far as I know, those are written in a regular programming language, just using an MCBE specific API. Are those questions on-...
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The great Minecraft tag family cleanup!

It was discussed recently that the minecraft tag family is potentially up to 6 years behind the actual reality and a lot of them are used incorrectly all the time, not only because they are so ...
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How many questions have been marked as a duplicate of “Is there a list of error codes for Minecraft?”

I have been seeing a lot of questions being marked as a duplicate of Is there a list of error codes for Minecraft? on the Close Votes Review Queue, and most of the flags are right. But how many in ...
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Tag:technical-issues - not useful?

I've seen user Ola Ström add the tag technical-issues to a lot of questions, all of which I, without exception I think, accepted. The tag description lets users know it is important to note down their ...
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Screenshot of the week contest #4 - Vote now!

Welcome to the fourth edition of the Screenshot of the Week! Submissions are now closed! Vote for your favourite screenshot below! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous ...
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How minimize turning when driving straight over 130 km/hr? [duplicate]

https://gaming.stackexchange.com/a/361468/231589 doesn't answer How minimize turning when driving straight over 130 km/hr?. The Prism3D game engine of Euro Truck Simulator 2 and American Truck ...
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Question with big “EDIT:” in the body. What should be done in this case?

I recently found this question that has a big EDIT: area in the body, where the OP says something that should be a comment on the accepted answer and asks a completely separate question. What should ...
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Tag rename request: [sao-hollow-fragment] -> [sword-art-online-hollow-fragment]

I want to request the rename of the tag sao-hollow-fragment to sword-art-online-hollow-fragment (and probably making the old one a synonym). The reason is simple: to keep consistency with other tags ...
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2019: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, ...
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minecraft-server tag

I noticed a suggested edit that added hosting to a question with minecraft-server. Since Minecraft has been rather extremely updated in this regard, I think it warrants a meta discussion. I'm not ...
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Screenshot of the week contest #3

Submissions are now closed! Vote for your favourite screenshot below! Welcome to the third edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous ...
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How should I name the tag of “Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! -Kono Yokubukai Game ni Shinpan o!”?

I wanted to ask a question about "Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! -Kono Yokubukai Game ni Shinpan o!" (on English: "KonoSuba: God's Blessing on this Wonderful World! Judgment on this Greedy ...
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Are questions about names of in game music on topic?

I recently saw that this question about a song that plays on GTA Online was closed as Off-topic, with Wrigglenite saying in the comments: I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because it's ...
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Pocket Edition is now Bedrock. Why PE is not a synonym? When should the PE tag be used?

From Minecraft Wiki: Bedrock Edition (also known as the Bedrock Version or just Bedrock) refers to the multi-platform family of editions of Minecraft developed by Mojang AB, Xbox Game Studios, 4J ...
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Is it possible to change [elder-scrolls-blades] to [the-elder-scrolls-blades]?

Is it possible to change elder-scrolls-blades to the-elder-scrolls-blades? This was discussed in the distant past and completed as per these two questions. Question1, Question 2 It is breaking my ...
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What details or clarity is required to reopen this question?

I asked the following question: ELI5 — Steering Non-linearity What details or clarity is required to re-open it?
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Let’s build some Arqade community ads - One week left, last chance to enter!

Something that I brought up on the community check in post was reaching out to Stack Exchange sites that share similar ball-parks to us, and doing some promotion to increase cross-site involvement. To ...
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Can you ask how to pass a stage? What tag should I use?

If you want to ask about a certain objective, or what do you have to do to pass a stage in a video game, is this allowed on Arqade? If so, which tag do you use for the question when it isn't one of ...
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When should the Spam flag be used?

Right now the spam tag is labeled as Exsits only to promote a product or service, does not disclose the author's affiliation. and in the author's affiliation it says "The community here ...
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Screenshot of the Week contest #2

Submissions are now closed! Vote for your favourite screenshot below! Welcome to the second edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous ...
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Is it OK to tell a user to install mods/community patches to fix problems with old games?

Not all of the games available on the internet can run on recent versions of Windows, and because of this, mods created by the community usually appear attempting to fix the problems that the game has ...
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The PS4 screenshots are over 2MB in size. What is the best way to upload them on Arqade?

I'm having this little problem where I want to add images on a question or answer straight from a PS4, but the files are over 2MB in size. Take for example this question about NFS Payback Stance ...
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Screenshot of the Week contest #1

Welcome to the first edition of the Screenshot of the Week! Submissions are now closed! Vote for your favourite screenshot below! As part of our community building efforts, we’ve decided to ...
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Answers that are specific to OP's singular circumstances

So, this question "Get coordinates at specific point in time - java edition", asks about how to get the world co-ords of a last known location. The question is fine, and an answer has been provided, ...
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Let's clean up the Streetpass Mii Plaza minigame tags

6 years ago (wow!) I asked whether we should synonymise the Streetpass Mii Plaza names. The reason? The games were localised differently in the US, with each minigame gaining a completely different ...
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Would a question asking about the extents of rules be allowed?

For example, Runescape does not allow bots. I want to ask a question to figure out the extent of this, as I have an idea for a "bot" that falls within the rules on the rules page. Would a question ...
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Heads up: Reputation has been recalculated for questions

Just in case you logged in today and saw that you unlocked new privileges and/or badges without any significant reputation change: Reputation for question upvotes now awards +10, instead of +5. Key ...
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Why was this edit rejected?

I recently asked this question, to which I have gotten three excellent answers. One of them contained somewhat of a spoiler, to which one user wrote a comment that spoilers should be put into the ...
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What is broad about this question?

Recently I asked a question about exclusivity of PS games as find it very confusing topic. However a day later it was closed with the reason "The question is too broad". And I'm not quite following ...
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Let's play UFO! Create your character!

Welcome to the first in a (hopefully) ongoing series of...watching me play games? I'm going to be playing a very old series titled UFO. Introduction First, a little bit about the series. It's ...
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What type of community events would you like to see?

When we asked for input in our 2019 Community Check-in, one of the themes present in more than one answer was the desire to build a feeling of belonging to a community and encourage participation in ...
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Should the “linked questions” menu show questions where the link is tied to deleted answer?

I was poking around a few older questions, and I came to this question. This question appeared in the linked questions menu, so I clicked on to see what it was. After viewing the question, I saw a ...
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Tag rename request: [remote-play] -> [ps4-remote-play]

After asking a question where I used the remote-play tag, I was a bit worried that it might get edited and removed. The reason is that "remote play" sounds like a generic term (the act of playing a ...
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Where is the line between “glitch” and “cheat”?

This question asked about how to do item duplication in Minecraft, which on most servers would probably be considered cheating. But is a blanket ban on all exploits in multiplayer games appropriate? ...
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Asking questions about cheating in games that have a multiplayer setting?

So, a question has been posted recently about exploiting glitches in Minecraft; which is effectively cheating. The base rule for Arqade is that we do not support this in Multiplayer games. I don't ...
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What is our current stance on using developer kits, map editors, and similar tools?

Related: Do "mod-development" questions belong here? Also related: Do "map-editor" questions belong here? (Both from 2010) I recently reviewed a burst of flagged questions ...
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When should the [*-series] tags be created?

I recently found out that there are tags like legend-of-zelda-series, grand-theft-auto-series and half-life-series, and I was wondering: When should the [*-series] tags be created? What if there is ...
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Dealing with old questions about non-existent features?

As games get updated, sometimes features are removed, or become redundant, especially with games that cannot have previous versions accessed, like the leaves in Pokémon Go. Questions like this, ...
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Can I ask for cheat codes and mods on this site?

Can I ask for cheat codes of a game on this forum? And can I ask for mods for an Android game here?
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What is the most upvoted question in Arqade?

I want to know what is the most upvoted question in Arqade so I can use it to learn what constitutes a high quality question. Does anyone know what is the most upvoted question on Arqade?
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Renaming [call-of-duty-black-ops-zombies] to [cod-black-ops-zombies-mobile]

From a recent discussion the decision has been made to expand questions about Call of Duty Zombies mode to include tags specific to the game's zombies mode. For instance, a question about the game ...
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Are questions about comparisons of Adults-only games vs their Teen/Mature counterparts allowed?

I have read that sexual content is not allowed and questions about media rating bodies are, but there are Adults-Only (AO) rated games with no sexual content and other ones with an Everyone/Teen ...
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Rename [lego-harry-potter] and [lego-harry-potter-2] to [lego-harry-potter-years-1-4] and [lego-harry-potter-years-5-7]

Currently, we have the tag lego-harry-potter for Lego Harry Potter: Years 1–4 and lego-harry-potter-2 for Lego Harry Potter: Years 5–7. To my knowledge, the two games have never been marketed under ...
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How do we tag questions about Call Of Duty Zombies mode?

There are a lot of posts about Call Of Duty's series-spanning game mode Zombies, but none of these questions have a tag that reflects the game mode itself. In first page of the search I saw posts ...
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How should the Link’s Awakening remake be tagged?

The remake of Link’s Awakening for the Switch was officially released on September 20th, 2019. And we already have a question for this game. However, the question was tagged with the zelda-links-...
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We shouldn't have a close reason specific to a single game. What is a better close reason?

As some probably already know, I do not think that it's good to have a close reason that is specific to a single game. So why is this a problem? It drives some people off the site, I don't have any ...
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What is the ideal body for simple unambiguous one-liner questions?

Let's say I have a question that's as simple and unambiguous as "What is 1 + 1?" (in decimal, of course; that's the assumption here). It's a one-liner. There doesn't need any other context to it. I ...
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Let's test out the Modded Minecraft Tech Support close reason

It's been a little over two weeks since our latest discussion about swapping out one of our 4 off-topic closure templates with one dedicated to modded Minecraft troubleshooting/crashing. For those ...