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What about the new user experience here is turning people away?

This is a case of straw that broke the camels back, in general I have found the community here to be very unwelcoming compared to other SE communities and the restrictions on question types seem ...
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Should the "Which games use a neural network to influence gameplay?" question be reopened?

Recently, the question, Which games use a neural network to influence game play? was closed as an off-topic game identification question and left closed in the Reopen review queue. Should it be ...
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Do we need the [minecraft-server] tag? [duplicate]

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 #113

Hello and welcome to the 113th edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! Clockwork's picture from kirby-dream-land-3 won with 10 ...
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Top tags requiring a tag wiki

Tag wikis are now prominently shown on hover and when tagging a question -- all the more reason to at least write their excerpts down! If you consider yourself knowledgeable about a game, please ...
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Can a screenshot be resubmitted for a different Screenshot of the Week?

If a screenshot is submitted for Screenshot of the Week and it doesn't win, are we allowed to resubmit that screenshot for a different week later on? In particular, if a screenshot is originally ...
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Screenshot of the Week #112 - Small but powerful

This contest is over. previous contest | next contest Hello and welcome to the 112th edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! ...
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Merging zombies into a giant robot zombie... or maybe just a more comprehensive question

It is so hard to come up with remotely serious question titles when you have to talk about zombies, of all things... The recent question zombie spawning asks about how zombies are spawned in Die2Nite....
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Jormungandr's so big, it fits all around the world, and in two separate questions

One of our earliest questions for the game Magicka was: How do I hit the worm's weak point for massive damage at the end of Chapter 2? Today, we received a similar one: Beating the snake boss in ...
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Merge those 2 V-sync questions?

This question now has a bounty and this older one got also a good answer on V-Sync. I feel the newest one should have been closed as a duplicate of the oldest but the accepted answer on the newest is ...
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Tag merge + synonym request: [xbox-gamertag] → [xbox-live]

As discussed in this year's burnination thread. Can we merge xbox-gamertag with xbox-live and then possibly make xbox-gamertag a synonym of xbox-live?
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Can you post a GIF to Screenshot of the Week?

Are GIF files allowed as submissions for screenshot(s) of the 2 weeks?
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What site should this question be on?

Here is a link to the question (on Arqade) - link Here is a link to the question (on GameDev SE - link Here is the question: Has Riot Games ever said anything about putting VALORANT on Steam? Have ...
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Why was this question about running Valorant on a Mac computer downvoted?

Here is the question — How to get VALORANT on 2021 M1 MacBook Air: VALORANT, currently, is not on MacOS. It is also not on Steam. You cannot download VALORANT through the website because... well, ...
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Screenshot of the Week #111 - Favourite Companion

This contest is over. previous contest | next contest Hello and welcome to the 111th edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to both the winners of the previous contest! ...
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Rename the [legend-of-heroes-tits] tag [duplicate]

I'm not sure but i think that the tag legend-of-heroes-tits should have something else in it instead of 'tits' or am i just being overly sensitive? The game name is Legend of Heroes: Trails in the ...
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Tag Merge request for the-legend-of-heroes

Merge request for the-legend-of-heroes to loh-trails-in-the-sky The legend of heroes tag is already part of the "loh" part of the individual games that have tags on them. There is no need for it.
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Do we want a banner regarding our policy on AI-generated answers?

Sites can now request to enable a banner to warn about their policy on AI-generated content 2 simple questions here: do we want a banner? if so, what banner do we want?
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Screenshot of the Week Themes

To make is easier to track what themes have been suggested, this will be a central location for proposing themes for future Screenshot of the Week contests. Please limit answers to one theme per ...
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Screenshot of the Week #103

This contest is over. previous contest | next contest Hello and welcome to the 103rd edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! ...
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What should I do when I have found an answer to my XY-problem?

I have previously posted these two questions: Which civlizations are most and least likely to go for religion? How to quickly find natural wonder? Both of these had the same goal, which is to ensure ...
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Screenshot of the Week #110

This contest is over. previous contest | next contest Hello and welcome to the 110th edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! ...
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Screenshot of the Week #109: Glitches and Bugs

This contest is over. previous contest | next contest Hello and welcome to the 109th edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! ...
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Screenshot of the Week #108

This contest is over. previous contest | next contest Hello and welcome to the 108th edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! ...
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What, if any, policy changes should we make to account for the recent changes to the AUP regarding sexually explicit content?

The Acceptable Use Policy has been updated. Among other changes, it now allows sexually explicit content in certain circumstances: Sexually Explicit Material. You may not post content, or links to ...
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Petition to slightly alter how we handle early Pokémon game tags (Gen 1 and Gen 2)

As established in Pokemon tag problems (Gotta Tag 'Em All), we handle Pokémon main series game tags in the following manner: Generation Tag: e.g. pokemon-third-generation - For questions about ...
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Pokemon tag problems (Gotta Tag 'Em All)

I was looking at this question and got worried, should I remove those two extra tags (soul-silver heart-gold)? So I asked in chat and got a good point from StrixVaria: Pokemon is all messed up. ...
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Screenshot of the Week #107 - Selfie!

This contest is over. previous contest | next contest Hello and welcome to the 107th edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! ...
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Can I ask about a game in regards to a console or system?

Say I want to ask a question about whether Rainworld, a game famed for being incredibly difficult, is good on the Switch, due to the console's limited accuracy (unlike the PC, which has high accuracy)....
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2023: a year in moderation

It’s that time of the year again! As we wave goodbye to last year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the preceding calendar year. As most of you here might be ...
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Should we have both [gog-galaxy-2.0] and [gog-galaxy]?

Should we have both gog-galaxy-2.0 and gog-galaxy? The latter has more uses and the former only has 2.
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Renaming the [danganeonpa] tags

I would like to propose renaming the tags for the Danganronpa series to use their full titles. danganronpa → danganronpa-trigger-happy-havoc danganronpa-2-goodbye-despair (No change needed) ...
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Screenshot of the Week #106

This contest is over. previous contest | next contest Hello and welcome to the 106th edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! Daniel ...
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Screenshot of the Week #105 - Happy Holidays 2023!

This contest is over. previous contest | next contest Hello and welcome to the 105th edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! Diego ...
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Why is the domain "gaming.stackexchange" and not arqade.stackexchange?

In every stack exchange site the domain name reflects the name of the site: magento.stackexchange.com => Magento webdev.stackexchange.com => Web Development Why does Arqade differ from this? ...
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Rename [trails-in-the-sky-fc] to [legend-of-heroes-trails-in-the-sky]

I'd like to propose renaming the tag for The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky from trails-in-the-sky-fc to legend-of-heroes-trails-in-the-sky. The FC title was apparently only used for the Japanese ...
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Consistent names for [rainbow-six]

The tags for Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six games use a mix of rainbow-six and rainbow-6. rainbow-six rainbow-six-3 rainbow-6-siege rainbow-6-vegas-2 I propose renaming these tags to rainbow-six for ...
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Rename [lego-batman-2] to [lego-batman-2-dc-super-heroes]

I'd like to propose renaming the tag for Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes from lego-batman-2 to lego-batman-2-dc-super-heroes.
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Should Phantom Liberty and Cyberpunk 2077 2.0/2.1 tags?

Cyberpunk 2.0 and 2.1 added some major changes to the base game of Cyberpunk 2077. There's significant changes - the crafting and hacking/netrunning mechanics have had revamps, there's entirely ...
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Are there any users from Mojang on Arqade?

I found a user named notch on Arqade and I think it might be a fake. But it got me thinking: are there any users on this site that are a part of Mojang studios?
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Screenshot of the Week - Hall of Fame

Since the screenshot-of-the-week contest was based on the 'Photo of the Week' contest of our Photography sister website (see here), a corresponding 'Hall of Fame' has been suggested (here), to ...
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Screenshot of the Week #104 - Explosions!

This contest is over. previous contest | next contest Hello and welcome to the 104th edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! User ...
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Screenshot of the Week #102 - Halloween

This contest is over. previous contest | next contest Hello and welcome to the 102nd edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! ...
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Should we ban AI-generated content on Arqade?

ChatGPT-generated answers are becoming more and more frequent across Stack Exchange, and unfortunately, as of an hour or so ago, Arqade is no different. (I have flagged this answer with a link to some ...
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Is the automatic deletion of "abandoned" questions a good thing?

When reviewing my profile, I noticed I have around 30 seemingly on-topic questions with a neutral score that had been deleted by the Community user. Reviewing the deleted questions FAQ, I realized ...
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Screenshot of the Week #101

This contest is over. previous contest | next contest Hello and welcome to the 101st edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! ...
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Screenshot of the Week #100: Celebration edition!

This contest is over. previous contest | next contest Hello and welcome to the 100th edition of the Screenshot of the Week! Wait, 100th?!!? Wow! That's right, this is the 100th time we've done ...
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Should the [counter-strike-global-offensive] tag be merged into [counter-strike-2]?

We have two tags right now: counter-strike-global-offensive counter-strike-2 Counter Strike 2 is actually the new name/replacement of Counter Strike: Global Offensive (i.e. Steam does not have "...
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How should we tag questions about the 2023 and 1992 Mortal Kombat 1s?

A new Mortal Kombat game, confusingly titled "Mortal Kombat 1" (2023), is out. It sort of shares the same name as the first Mortal Kombat from 1992, which is also referred to as "Mortal ...
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What questions should be in our meta FAQ?

The tag faq is useful on many sites on this network for creating a list of questions that many users need to know but could never fit in the site FAQ. Arqade is not using that tag to its fullest ...

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