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Screenshot of the Week Contest #7

Welcome to the seventh edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! @arghtype's submission of hiding from a very large danger noodle ...
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Do we want to enable the photo widget for our site?

With the screenshot-of-the-week being popular for about 2 months now, the mod team was wondering if the community would like to enable the photo widget for our site to highlight these screenshots. ...
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Query over suggested edit that was rejected

A few minutes ago I answered this question: What's the best amount of Hz? The question was rather confused, but it was clear from reading it that the asker did not actually want to know the ...
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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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Screenshot of the week contest #6: Wildlife

Welcome to the sixth 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 to ask for updates on questions that don't include DLC?

Answers to this question cover the base game Monster Hunter World. I would like to know how the list changes/expands with Monster Hunter World: Iceborne. How would I ask for an update of this list? ...
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Questions about MTG rules and gameplay strategies for physical card games should not belong here [duplicate]

Take games like Magic the Gathering: Duels of the Planeswalkers. I feel questions on card rulings and/or gameplay strategies should belong on Board & Card Games, as they already carry a load of ...
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Should featured (bountied) questions be required to give out the bounty?

Should featured (bountied) questions be required to give out the bounty for those who try their hardest in answering a question? I think that the person with the highest ranking score after the ...
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Modded Minecraft Close Reason - Let's Review

Well everyone, it's been over 3 months (closer to 5!) since we implemented the Minecraft close reason, and we have some fresh statistics to review. First up, here's the previous discussion in case ...
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Let's test out the Modded Minecraft Tech Support close reason

Update: The Modded Minecraft Close Reason review is underway. See the following post: Modded Minecraft Close Reason - Let's Review It's been a little over two weeks since our latest ...
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Movie Night - February 2020

Wow, it's been two years already? I've been thinking about starting up Movie Nights again and here we are. Unlike our previous Movie Nights, I've pre-selected the movie we're going to be watching: ...
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Is an edit adding a transcript to an image containing mostly text considered a meaningful edit?

Someone in chat just asked about an edit to a question where they added in a transcript for an image where the question asks about certain text within that image. Essentially, one of the reviewers ...
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Tagging Minecraft for consoles

Minecraft is currently available on XBox 360 and PS3, and is coming to the XBox One and PS4 sometime in the not so distant future. Now I don't know how similar the code bases will be, but this ...
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Is it ok for me to post a question detailing the consequences for the GTA series after Dan Houser leaves Rockstar?

After seeing multiple titles on the internet about any updates for the next GTA 6 release I came upon some bad news. Apparently, Dan Houser is quitting Rockstar Games. Multi-Era Vice City is in the ...
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Are hardware settings on-topic?

I would like to ask about nVidia GPU's, G-Sync monitors and in-game framerate capping. In this instance, specifically for Destiny 2. I've had a read of Superuser on-topic advise, and it prohibits ...
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Is it ok to ask poll-type questions?

The question I want to ask is: Title: [poll] Would you switch to a pay-as-you-go game server hosting service? Tag: poll, hosting, minecraft-server Body: The goal is to make game ...
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Let’s build some Arqade community ads - congratulate our winners!

Competition closed! Winners announced here 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 ...
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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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Screenshot of the week contest #5: Glitches and Bugs

Welcome to the fifth 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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Adjust the game-identification description

Since this happened, and the voting for questions of that kind is erratic, can we please just adjust the description of the off-topic rule for game-identification? Currently this is Game-...
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Are questions about in-game jokes/references off-topic?

This question that I asked, about what the video games being referenced in a DOOM Eternal screenshot were, got closed for being off-topic for reasons I don't fully understand. Now, re-reading the [...
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Shoud 'Technical difficulties' questions be considered off topic?

I really feel like basically any question in the technical-support tag can be answered in a few steps. Google the Error code, continue from there Reinstall the game, or if is in Steam, check for ...
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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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Screenshot of the week contest #4

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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Can we rename the [mgs-5-online] tag to [metal-gear-online-3]?

*As per comments below - I've suggested a tag synonym* I understand that this tag is currently as it is due to it being the online portion of to Metal Gear Solid V, but it's actual title of this ...
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Create [tag:nintendo-network-id]+ synonymise [tag:nnid]

There are some questions specific about the NNID, but we do not have a tag for it yet. Those questions are mostly tagged as 3ds, 3ds-xl and/or networking. I think we should create this tag, and retag ...
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Retag request: ratchet-and-clank-ps4 -> ratchet-and-clank-2016

Insomniac Games has joined the ranks of other developers who want to make things confusing by releasing a new game with the same name as an older game (joining SEGA and Electronic Arts). Usually how ...
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Tag for the new Final Fantasy XIII (Lightning Returns)

The official name of the game is Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII. I tried to create the tag lightning-returns-final-fantasy-13 but it exceeds the 25 character length cap. The actual tag being ...
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Rename [torment-ton] to [torment-tides-of-numenera]

One of our tags is torment-ton. Can we have that renamed to torment-tides-of-numenera, the full name? I'm not sure why it was abbreviated in the first place, since it is 25 characters.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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What to do before asking a minecraft-commands question?

Want to ask a question in minecraft-commands? Don't know how to summon an entity or give a player an item? Read this guide first to make sure it isn’t already covered here, or in one of the linked ...
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Minecraft cross-compatible edition tags

So, as Mojang announced at E3, Minecraft is merging Pocket edition, Console edition and Windows 10 edition as one cross-compatible edition. Currently, we have tags for each one of them. minecraft-...
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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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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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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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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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Arqade Community Check-in 2019: A call for input

Arqade, our well loved Q&A site for passionate videogamers is rapidly approaching its 9th birthday! We (and Stack Exchange as a whole) have grown a lot as a community from those heady days and - ...
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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 #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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Can we use meta for gaming related discussions?

I like this community and I want a community like this to have 'philosophical' discussions with (such as the nature of IP rights and so on) Is it possible to use meta for stuff like "What is your ...

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