Questions tagged [feature-request]

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Console controller button images instead of <kbd> used mainly for PC keys

Consider this answer as an illustration of how awkward the rectangular <kbd>-tagged keys look as console controller button: And compare with this mockup of controller button images: ...
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Tag Request for Game-of-War

Can game-of-war be a tag on the main site, please? Game of War: Fire Age is a revolutionary free-to-play MMO developed by Machine Zone (creators of Global War, iMob, and Original Gangstaz). The ...
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Why is there no review queue on the mobile site?

Not sure if this is asked and answered elsewhere. (Searching Meta isn't always fruitful due to rampant down voting!) The mobile interface that just debuted the other day is a massive improvement over ...
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Could we have the preferred tag wiki format indicated to suggesting users?

Related: How should I write tag wikis? Currently, there is no easy way to find the community's preferred tag wiki format apart from specifically searching meta for it. The sidebar has a link to the ...
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I would like to be able to link to comments on the election nomination page

For some reason, unlike every other page on the site, there are no built-in links to comments on the nomination page. I'm not sure if it's a bug that the links aren't showing up, or if was an ...
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Is it possible to 'Subscribe' to a chat room and receive a notification on activity?

Some of the less busy chatrooms may not receive messages for a few days. To save people 'checking in' every couple of hours, it'd be nice to be able to subscribe to particular rooms, and receive a ...
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Idea for 404 error

I saw on a website somewhere that whenever there was some kind of error, it turned into a game of space invaders or some other arcade game, using the letters "ERROR 404" as the blocks that would break....
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Ask Question animation is really Tacky and looks bad

This is a request to counter what was done for Here, from the basis of Here. I believe (and you can feel free to disagree and vote this down, to indicate as such) it should be changed to something ...
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How can we fix people not using spoiler tags?

Many times new users do not know how to correctly hide spoilers by using the corresponding tag (>!). They often just write something like "SPOILER ALERT" or some variant. One user attempted to ...
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No Steam Log-In on other sites

Before we begin, I'm sorry if this is posted somewhere inappropriately. When I first joined Stack Exchange (via Arqade) I was given the option of using Steam to sign in. When I attempted to sign in ...
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Please, blacklist the bugs tags

Today, couple of hours prior, the bugs tag was feed to Trogdor our favorite... dinosaur? (I'm not sure what he is) Well, through the span of some hours, appeared again, and raging, and was horrible, ...
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Unable to flag upvoted comments

Once you have upvoted a comment, it is no longer possible to flag it. If you have upvoted a comment in the past, it's likely not going to be "spam" or "offensive", however, you may later want to mark ...
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Redirect 'arqade.stackexchange.com'

I'm surprisingly often tripped up by the fact that gaming.stackexchange.com is named Arqade; I sometimes mistakenly start writing arqade.stackexchange.com. My browser usually corrects me, but I'm ...
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Could there be a way to associate similar questions?

Recently I asked the following question: Does the distance between nodes effect the advance of the Rebel Fleet? In my question I cited that I had found an read: What factors influence the speed of ...
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Developing a personal help system?

I have come across many questions on the site that are very trivial and get closed. However, it is still helpful for the person asking the question to get an answer. I was thinking there should be ...
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Can we remove the 'See your profile' text in notifications, or make it link to the profile page again?

When recieving notifications for earning badges, the text describing the badge still says 'See your profile', a carryover from the old Stack Exchange supercollider: However, this text is now a part ...
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Make tags bookmarking easier

I would just like to drag any tag to the "My Favorites" area and have it bookmarked that way. This would be a huge step in usability.
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Can we have hints for [image]s and [video]s in the Flagged Posts tool?

So I'm reviewing flags, and I see this: It looks like mild lunacy, and I'd probably flag as low quality and move on. However, looking at the actual answer shows that it's not quite as mad as it ...
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Can we get the recently used tags back in the sidebar

I see that the recently used tags in the sidebar was replaced with 'hot network questions'. Is there anyway we can get that change reversed? I feel there was a lot of value in the old section and ...
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How to flag off-topic questions that are not game related

I think there should be a general option for flagging on the "off-topic" section. How to flag a question that is not game-related if not?
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What tag wiki am I editing?

So I'm churning through some suggested edits, and see a tag-wiki edit which, while reasonably informative, doesn't conform to our newly agreed upon standards, so I hit Improve. Here's what I see: ...
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Why are there tons of badges we can't even get on meta?

If we can't get some badges (ie, bounties, earning rep, etc) in meta, why are they present here on meta? And if we can't get rid of them, why not make whatever badges we have on main carry over?
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Is there an easy way to exit “meta”?

When you're on Arqade you can switch to Meta by clicking on a item in the Community Bulletin. Is there a link to switch back to Arqade ? Other than editing the url (removing "meta.") or scroll to ...
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Regulations regarding questions asking to help bypass security

This question was closed because a user requested help in bypassing school security in order to play a game. While the OP insinuated that the request is for finding alternative sites instead, such a ...
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What to do with inactive questions? [duplicate]

I have noticed many questions that have had perfectly good answers for many weeks, but the asker either seems to ignore them or signed up just to ask one question and then leave, and never come back ...
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A request to make [echo-bazaar] a synonym of [fallen-london]

The game Echo Bazaar officaly changed it's name to Fallen London back in March 2012. Since we have a few existing questions on both the echo-bazaar and fallen-london tags, and it's purportedly the ...
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Onebox Twitch.tv links (both streams and archives) in chat

I'd love to see links to Twitch TV oneboxed in chat for both streams and archives. So for the following link (Daigo vs. Xian at PAX): http://www.twitch.tv/madcatz/b/453563519?t=2h32m20s In chat, we ...
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Deleting questions after lengthy periods w/answers

I asked the question here while thinking it was something that would help me, and be a valid contribution to the site. However, the question clearly did not go down so well and I dont feel like ...
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Is there a way to ping your mobile on activity?

Is there a way to ping your mobile if there is activity on your question or answer? I think it would require a SE app. But bottom line is everything is more and more mobile/tablet/phablet. I ...
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x-com-declassified and the-bureau

x-com-declassified and the-bureau should be synonyms for x-com-the-bureau. Unfortunately the full game title is too long for a tag: the-bureau-x-com-declassified but both these tags might be good ...
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Should we do something about spammers?

Should people place a reputation cap of ten before new users can answer a question? This would limit spammers tremendously. If not, should we wait until they have fully registered and block the e-mail ...
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Let us be able to close with the reasoning being that it belongs on GameDev.SE

It seems that a lot of the times, questions about game development are posted on Arqade and sometimes questions pertaining to gaming are posted on GameDev. With that being said, why can we not close ...
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Feature questions required to give out bounty?

Should feature questions be required to give out bounty for those who try their hardest in answering a question? I think that the person with the highest ranking score after the seven days should ...
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MTG: Duels of the Planeswalkers - Questions about card rulings and gameplay strategies do not belong here [duplicate]

I feel these questions belong on Board & Card Games, as they already carry a load of ruling and gameplay based questions about MTG. Despite Duels of the Planeswalkers being a video game, it's ...
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Can I transfer my answer?

I answered a question and later on that question was marked as a dupe. After checking out the original question closer I realized that my answer to the dupe answers the original question better (in my ...
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undelete answer

In short what am asking is when a moderator deletes a post. The deleted post either can be undeleted by user The moderator has choice to permanently delete the post or delete the post but the post ...
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What is the point of the first flag option for answers?

Not an answerThis was posted as an answer, but it does not attempt to answer the question. It should possibly be an edit, a comment, another question, or deleted altogether. We are discouraged to use ...
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mobile access layout request

The site doesn’t show some menus, like the "review" and "meta". So to use it I typed in the url. Also the suggested questions that appear when you are creating a question didn't show either. And ...
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Can the review queues respect ignored tags?

While still playing through Bioshock Infinite, I have the tag ignored to avoid any spoilers. While going through the review queue, I came upon a question asking, Why did X happen during the ending? ...
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Can we improve the current way spoilers are written?

I've noticed that when hovering over a question/answer with spoilers, the text displayed will instantly pop up, and will give no warning of "spoilers" until you hover over it. Can we implement a ...
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“I hate swarms”

Some people like hats. Some people don't like hats. Some people hate hats. For this reason, hats could be hidden by the hat haters. Can a similar facility be provided for those that hate swarms?
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How do I remove or avoid getting the ultralisk-huge StarCraft 2 'AnswerSwarm' promo banner in my profile page?

I don't play StarCraft 2 and have no interest in seeing the 'AnswerSwarm' achievement points. I would prefer to see my profile details immediately when I view my profile page, but the 'AnswerSwarm' ...
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Is there a way to stop generating rep and still participate?

I would like to not earn reputation, but still participate in this site. Is that possible? Why or why not?
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Alias dota2 to the existing tag dota-2

I'm not really sure how this should be done, but it's far more common for people to refer to the game as Dota2 than anything else, and so having this automatically redirect to the existing dota-2 tag ...
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Do not allow users to downvote a question they have answered

I don't see a reason why it would be useful to do both of these actions so it makes sense to me to put this in place. Of course I'm curious as to why you think it makes sense as I'm suspicious it ...
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Would gaming.stackexchange.com be the hardest to manage?

I see a lot of posts on Gaming stackexchange that resemble forum posts. It is common to see People thanking others, adding an 'argument' as an answer, and even another question as an answer. Seeing ...
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Can rep features have a lower requirement count?

Can you please lower the amount of rep requirements for us newer users? The rep requirement for some features (cough like downvotes and comments) shouldn't be so high. Thanks!
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StarCraft 2 Heart of the Swarm Event

A few months back I asked this question about a HoTS event for Starcraft 2 and was told to check back around nowish. It's nowish. Let's bake this turkey! ..ok, @bapd deleted the question cause he's ...
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No revisions link in this closed and reopened question

This is about this question: Why is it suddenly raining dragons? It was closed and then reopened. (Related Meta post about that: When are two identical "bugs" questions not identical?) ...
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Disable the “question with the same title” filter on Arqade

When trying to ask What does Luck do in Hyperdimension Neptunia mk2? I found there was already a question titled "What does luck do?" No biggie, it was a completely different game (tag based ...