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Synonym request for [record-of-agarest-war] ↔ [agarest-generations-of-war] and others in series

Currently, we have questions like How do I beat the Golem Boss in Tymmer Palace Ruins in Agarest - Generations of War ZERO?, which refers to the European name for the game (Agarest: Generations of War ...
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Expand Donkey Kong Country Wii tags

The following tags related to Donkey Kong Country should be renamed, thanks to the 35 character tag limit: dk-country-returns → donkey-kong-country-returns dkc-tropical-freeze → donkey-kong-country-...
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Can someone take ownership of the recent tag rename requests?

Meta has recently seen an increase in posts concerning the renaming of tags in response to tag names supporting more characters. Most requests are being made by the same couple of users in any case. ...
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Rename [archlord2] → [archlord-2] (trying to edit it on my own says to raise it on meta)

The question How can I leave a dungeon/instance? uses the tag archlord2. I figured that since all our other tags have a hyphen between the name and the number, this one should too. So I tried renaming ...
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Rename Command & Conquer tags, thanks to the 35 character limit

Command & Conquer is a prolific video game series that of course we have questions for on this site. Now that we have a 35 character limit for tags, I think the tagging for those questions needs ...
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Expanding tag names for Pokémon

I would like to propose renaming the following tags in the Pokémon series: pokemon-rse → pokemon-ruby-sapphire-emerald (29) pokemon-frlg → pokemon-firered-leafgreen* (25) pokemon-dpp → pokemon-...
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How to earn the Peer Pressure achievement?

I saw it on badges, how do I get MINUS votes? also, what does self-fulfilling prophecy mean? Ilve already tried turning it off and on again and I've also tried to look at spicy memes for 20-30 ...
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Rename [pes] tags → [pro-evolution-soccer]

There are a number of tags for the Pro Evolution Soccer series that use the abbrevation "pes" in their tag name. Now that we have a 35 character tag limit, let's expand those: pes-2009 → pro-...
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Add “star-wars” to Star Wars tags that lack it

There are a number of Star Wars games that have tags, but lack a star-wars- prefix (or use sw- as an abbreviation). Now that we have a 35 character tag limit, would it be possible to add "star-wars" ...
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Should “questionable” questions be answered?

What's the protocol for answering questions which are neither clearly on-topic nor clearly off topic? Looking around, I find two posts along these lines: 1) "Don't answer - just vtc" 2) "Is it bad ...
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Rename Heroes of Might and Magic tags

I would like to propose renaming the Heroes of Might and Magic series tags as following: heroes-might-magic-1 → heroes-of-might-and-magic-1 (27 characters); heroes-might-magic-2 → heroes-of-might-and-...
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Flag reason for closing as offtopic because of modded Minecraft tech support

Crashes etc. of modded Minecraft are off-topic here. But what is the appropriate flag? The content is not unreleased or illegal. It's not about game design/development. It's not asking to identify or ...
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Rename [monkey-island] and related tags → [the-secret-of-monkey-island] etc

We have tags such as monkey-island that were made when we had a 25 character tag limit. Now that we have a 35 character tag limit, I propose that we expand these out monkey-island → the-secret-of-...
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Rename [os-x] → [macos], like how Ask Different tags the operating system

As of September 2016, OS X has been renamed to macOS (presumably to align with Apple's other operating systems iOS and watchOS). There have now been two operating systems released under this moniker (...
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Rename [swtor] → [star-wars-the-old-republic]

Back in 2011, this site had a tag of star-wars-old-republic, since adding "the" increased the character count beyond the 25 character limit. Then we had Rename [star-wars-tor] → [star-wars-old-...
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What to do about flood of low-quality Minecraft questions?

The average score of the 50 most recent minecraft questions is currently -1.44 and only 16% of them have a positive vote score, for minecraft-commands it's -1.22, 26% positive. Most of them are ...
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Rename [aaaaaa] → [a-reckless-disregard-for-gravity]

I would like to propose renaming the tag for AaaaaAAaaaAAAaaAAAAaAAAAA!!! — A Reckless Disregard for Gravity. (Yes, that is the game's official title) aaaaaa → a-reckless-disregard-for-gravity (32) ...
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Why is my question not considered to be about Gameplay strategies and tactics?

Why is my question here not considered to be about Gameplay strategies and tactics or any kind that is on topic for that matter?
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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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Rename [attack-the-light] → [steven-universe-attack-the-light]

I would like to propose renaming the tag for Steven Universe: Attack the Light! attack-the-light → steven-universe-attack-the-light (32)
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Rename [nfs] tags to [need-for-speed]

I would like to propose renaming the Need for Speed series tags from nfs to need-for-speed. Originally these tags were abbreviated to fit the 25 character limit. Now that we have 35 characters, I don'...
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Rename [animal-crossing-ds] & [happy-home-designer]

I would like to propose renaming two tags in the Animal Crossing series. Both tags previously had their name shortened to fit within the old 25 character limit. animal-crossing-ds → animal-crossing-...
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Why are questions about piracy and related issues off-topic?

This site seems to have a harsh policy regarding piracy, and it makes me wonder. However, I am sure that there do exist grounds to ban questions regarding pirated games. If you admit using an old, ...
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Rename [counter-strike-go] into [counter-strike-global-offensive]

Since the tag length limit was increased to 35 characters, I suggest renaming counter-strike-go into counter-strike-global-offensive (31 characters), as it is no longer too long, keeping the old tag ...
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Should 'Account recovery' be marked as off topic? [duplicate]

How to recover clash of clans account that was not on Google+ This question seems to be asked often... I f-ed up and cant acces my account for x game, how can I recover it. That question usually ...
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Bridge Movie Night - December 2017

So it seems that we've missed a few nights here and there. Given the relative delay in announcing this one, I'm unfortunately going to have to skip the step where I poll you all on scheduling and just ...
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How do we deal with new questions about game versions that are no longer available legally?

...like this one? As it seems it is not clear how to deal with questions when the game version is outdated and the question is new. In terms of WoW I strongly advise to close questions like that as ...
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Rename [ace-combat-ah] -> [ace-combat-assault-horizon]

I would like to suggest renaming the two tags relating to Ace Combat: Assault Horizon ace-combat-ah -> ace-combat-assault-horizon ace-combat-ahl -> ace-combat-assault-horizon-legacy
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Rename [pu-battlegrounds] -> [playerunknowns-battlegrounds]

I would like to propose renaming the tag for PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds. pu-battlegrounds -> playerunknowns-battlegrounds
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Should there be a “my long Minecraft command isn't working” FAQ?

(Link per word) There are many questions on gaming.SE where someone just didn't reduce the command's complexity to see what's wrong with it, but instead dumped it into this site, hoping that someone ...
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Rename [bad-company] tags to [battlefield-bad-company]

There are a few tags in the Battlefield: Bad Company series which could use renaming. bad-company-2 -> battlefield-bad-company-2 bad-company-2-vietnam -> battlefield-bad-company-2-vietnam bad-company-...
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Is posting about privately-run servers of a defunct game on-topic?

Way back in the day I played Star Wars: Galaxies (SWG) for a long time. Later on (10+ years ago) SOE shut down the entire game. Since then, there have been some communities of privately run servers ...
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Expand abbreviated Kingdom Hearts tags

There are two tags under the Kingdom Hearts games which contain the abbreviated title, which were created prior to the increased limit of 35 characters. Can the following tags be renamed? kingdom-...
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What's wrong with my answer?

https://gaming.stackexchange.com/a/322605/201215 I didn't expect it to be downvoted, but more, I didn't expect it to garner a delete vote. I'm new around here, so I haven't grasped the culture. I ...
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Cleaning up tags for Castlevania

There are several tags in the Castlevania series which could use some renaming now that we have 35 characters. castlevania-cotm -> castlevania-circle-of-the-moon castlevania-ds -> castlevania-dawn-of-...
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About possible configuration questions

I asked the following question about just dance 2014 controller configuration. However, I was met with pretty hostile downvotes, where when I clarified if it was valid, was just met with more ...
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Should console commands be given without being explicitly asked for?

I've seen plenty of the type "Where can I find ?" questions around and a common theme I've noticed is that some users instead of posting a thoughtful answer that either explains how to find said item ...
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First Question on Arqade?

Simple question, what was the first question to be asked on Arqade? And as a follow up, what was the first question posted to the Arqade Meta?
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Are math questions on topic?

Puzzle solving is a common element of video games, and the Help Center states that "Puzzle solving or obstacle clearing" is on topic. Are math problems included in the definition of puzzles? Math is ...
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Cleaning up dragon ball tags

We currently have: dragonball-xenoverse dragonball-xenoverse-2 dragon-ball-z-budokai-tenkaichi-3 dragon-ball-z-battle-of-z dragonball-z-legacy dragon-ball-dokkan-battle dbz-dokkan-battle I would like ...
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Highly Upvoted Question is in its essense a duplicate of another Question

In As a queen, what must I do to take the son of my husband's dynasty out of succession line? the OP inquires on how to eliminate one specific son from succession. In How do I prevent my ...
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Why is it bad to ask about Skyrim Special Edition save filenames?

My question What are the components in a Skyrim Special Edition save filename? has gotten two downvotes in its first eight views. Neither downvoter commented, even though a request for comments on why ...
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Rename [csr2] to [csr-racing-2]

Can the tag for csr2 be renamed to csr-racing-2? The developer's website lists the game as CSR Racing 2, so a rename seems appropriate.
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Rename [sw-battlefront-2015] to [star-wars-battlefront-2015]

If you are asking a question and trying to add a tag for one of the Star Wars: Battlefront games and type in star-wars-battlefront, you get the following tags: star-wars-battlefront star-wars-...
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Rename [ac*] tags to [assassins-creed*]

Since the character limit for tags was increased to 35 a few months ago, there are a few Assassin’s Creed tags which haven’t been renamed yet. ac-brotherhood -> assassins-creed-brotherhood ac-...
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Same tag is being used for Star Wars: Battlefront (Pandemic Studios) and Star Wars: Battlefront (EA DICE)

We have star-wars-battlefront that unfortunately does not distinguish between the 2004 Star Wars: Battlefront by Pandemic Studios and the 2015 Star Wars: Battlefront by EA DICE. Similarly, star-wars-...
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Are questions regarding the performance of a game off topic?

I recently have had trouble with performance of a game (loading in etc). Would providing information about my system, as well as screenshots/footage of the issue be considered off topic? If so, what ...
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Are questions about modern arcade games on-topic?

I have a question about the 2014 arcade game Mario Kart Arcade GP DX. Specifically, I want to ask how to select the alternate color palettes for characters like Mario, Bowser, and Don-chan. This ...
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Is this question dealing with a speech impediment on topic?

We have this question that was asked about dealing with a speech impediment that closed and has been since reopened. Should it be open? If so how is it on topic?
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Why was this “unclear” flag declined?

This question is unclear, so I flagged it as such. As far as I understand, he wants to detect players in a radius, but somehow doesn't like the radius selector or something like that. It's unclear if ...