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Would you like to help shape up our site for Grand Theft Auto 5?

GTA V came out recently. It's quite popular, and has resulted in a humongous traffic boost to Arqade, especially mobile traffic. In fact our mobile traffic was high enough to be over half the mobile ...
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June is here. Who's ready for another Mario Marathon? [closed]

As some of you may recall, last year Arqade took part in the annual Mario Marathon! Personally, I feel it was a huge success! It (hopefully) brought traffic to the site, and put us in the spotlight ...
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Answer Swarm Winners

It is my pleasure to announce that the following users won our Answer Swarm challenge! Winners will be contacted shortly for fulfillment information. To everyone who participated: thank you so much ...
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Can we do an event for Starcraft 2

Starcraft 2 Heart of the Swarm is coming out sooner than later, and I feel this game has enough reputation and prestige to easily compete with Diablo 3 or Mass Effect 3, of which both games had ...
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Arqade year in review - your input requested! [closed]

The blog post is up! Thanks for your help. On October 6th, 2010, gaming.stackexchange.com graduated from beta status! In celebration of the 2 year anniversary of this date, I'm working on a "year ...
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Are duplicate questions a bad thing?

Its occured to me that duplicate questions usually (obviously) ask a question in a different way, and are not deleted to provide googability. This being said, isn't it in our best interest to ...
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Mists of Pandaria Beta - play, ask, answer, win!

And the winners are... dlanod wins 30 days of free WoW Game Time Adanion wins the WoW Hoodie Koviko wins a video card worth up to $250! Congrats to our winners, and thanks to everyone who ...
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Reflection on contest frequency, and possible Mists of Pandaria promotion

Edit: Just read through the chat conversation between @LessPop_MoreFizz and @Mark Trapp and it seems I was a little unclear. When I bring up the promotion in conjunction with the MOP 25-man beta raids,...
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Mists of Pandaria Streaming [closed]

Just wanted to let you all know that we're sponsoring Midwinter Guild as they participate in 10-man and 25-man beta raiding for Mists of Pandaria. They'll be raiding at 1:30pm and 7:00pm EST today at ...
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Would you be interested in a Tribes: Ascend play night or SMITE beta giveaway from Hi-Rez Studios?

I was recently contacted by some folks at Hi-Rez Studios, and they'd like to hold a Tribes: Ascend play night for the Arqade community and possibly follow it with a SMITE closed beta key giveaway. I ...
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Next Leaguecraft ggClassic presented by Arqade - play, ask, answer and win prizes! [closed]

This contest has officially ended. Congratulations to our winners! They are as follows (drumroll...): The 5 winners of the $25 League of Legends game cards are: ponsfonze monocledsardine Fluttershy ...
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Should Arqade participate in Mario Marathon?

Mario Marathon starts on June 22nd. For those of you unfamiliar with Mario Marathon, it is an event hosted at http://www.mariomarathon.com. Their goal is to raise as much money for Child's Play ...
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Promotion Events: Not Just for New Games?

Gaming.SE has had several recent promotion events for various games. Skyrim, Mass Effect 3, and Diablo 3. These have been rather successful. It gets site membership up, while also drawing attention to ...
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Diablo 3 Prize Winners!

Update: Most of the prizes have been shipped by now. The t-shirts are taking a little longer because we had to wait to have them made until we got everyone's sizes. Just talked to our warehouse and ...
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How do we know if we won something from the diablo 3 contest? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Diablo 3 Prize Winners! How do we know? Do we get an email or a SE message or something?
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Why doesn't this question count

I have this question System Requirements but according to my home page it does not seem I am getting credit for this question. Who do I contact about this. BTW, there was no "contest" type tag, ...
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Diablo 3 is coming - train with us! [closed]

Diablo III is here! Therefore the training period has ended, and it's time to do battle for real. Winners for this contest have been selected. Congratulations to: fredley for asking What is a ...
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Nuclear Dawn Giveaway [closed]

Update: We are at 15 people! psychonic says: I'm still awaiting contact from a few of them. If you still have interest, feel free to reply, although I cannot guarantee you a key. Regardless, everyone ...
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Mass Effect 3 Prizes [closed]

Unless we've contacted you about an ordering or shipping problem, the orders have all been placed and you should be receiving your prizes soon. The only exception is for the Messenger Bag - Razer is ...
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League of Legends Contest - Round 3 (Final Round) [closed]

Edit: This contest officially ended last night. Winners are as follows: The most viewed question, What do I do against the infamous “gank squad”?, was asked by Resorath. The most viewed question from ...
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Way of the Site to communicate events with users

Well, I could not find another way to put it out. Stackgaming is sponsoring a League of Legends tournament, and I didn't even know it until the day of the event? Yes the ME3 event is taking a lot of ...
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Stack Gaming at PAX (the Penny Arcade Expo)

PAX East is coming up soon (April 6th-8th, Boston, MA), and while getting passes is difficult for the average plebian, there's still a little section... Exhibitors Interested in exhibiting at ...
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Interested in a short story contest taking place in games' story lines?

Some of the games we love on the site have such rich stories and well-developed worlds. Many of us spend good times (and sometimes not as good :) traveling, hacking, defeating and dying in these ...
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The Leaguecraft ggClassic presented by Gaming.StackExchange (League of Legends tournament)

Note: The tournament has ended, but you can still watch the VODs. Look back for videos from the competition dates. Stack Exchange is sponsoring a pro-level League of Legends tournament ...
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Twitter list of Gaming.SE users

I'm planning to assemble a Twitter list of Gaming.SE users from @StackGaming, and just wanted to give a little information about the purpose and process. Purpose of the list: The purpose of the list ...
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What plans do we have for Mass Effect 3?

Given our recent contests, and that Mass Effect 3 is probably in the sweet spot for this site, it seems a given that we should do something in conjunction with its launch. If we're going to have a ...
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Stack Gaming sponsoring gaming personalities live-streaming new games

Food for promotional thought: Yesterday several prominent E-sports people/gaming personalities live-streamed Kingdoms of Amalur which as far as I can tell was some sponsored thing by the devs/...
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Stack Gaming professional online tournament - what d'ya think?

We're doing some preliminary planning for an SE organized uber pro-level online tournament and would like feedback, suggestions, criticisms... The game is either StarCraft 2, Battlefield 3 or League ...
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Kingdoms of Amalur: A Contest [closed]

This contest has ended. Congratulations to Raven Dreamer for asking the most viewed question: What is the max level in Kingdoms of Amalur? Sterno for giving the answer with the highest score. If ...
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We've got a few Game Developers who have used our site - how 'bout we show them some love?

For some of the smaller, Indie titles, we've actually had the developers themselves come to post answers to questions on their games. This answer is only the most recent instance, and I know that ...
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Share your favorite games from 2011!

We are looking to put together a blog post from gaming.se folks in the style of an ESPN 5 on 5 format in what they think are the best, worst, and most surprising games of 2011. If you would like to ...
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We have a YouTube channel

You can find it here: http://www.youtube.com/user/GamingSE At the moment it's a bit sparse, but that will be changing soon. If you have any videos you would like to put on it, Speak to us in the ...
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Can I see public data about visits and page views for Gaming?

Is there a way we can publicly follow the growth of the site? Moderators have access to some data, but aren't allowed to share it with the rest of the community. Are there public resources to this ...
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Do page views on Closed questions count towards MW3 vs Skyrim?

Do page views on Closed questions count towards the competition between Q&A Site views MW3 vs. Skyrim? Because I think they shouldn't.
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Show Skyrim vs. CoD:MW3 ads on relevant questions for new users

The SE team put a lot of effort into the Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim vs. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 promotion, I think it could be effective to try and use it to retain more users that get to our site ...
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Should tag wikis include links to non-official sites?

A recent suggested tag-wiki edit for example: Glitch is a web-based massively-multiplayer game which takes place inside the minds of eleven peculiarly imaginative Giants. If your question is ...
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How to attract FIFA players?

FIFA 12 hit the shelves a week ago and has a player base of a multiple million people all over the world. Unfortunately there are hardly any FIFA players on gaming.SE, you can count the amount of ...
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Gaming promotional posters

As addressed in this question I have made some posters for anyone to print out and advertise the site. Please feel free to use them as you please. Please don't post suggestions here, ask me ...
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Using Google stats to look for questions to answer

We've seen several times that one of the best ways to draw new users to the site is to ask (and answer) the questions people are likely to encounter with a new game. Thus we have things like the ...
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Gamescom 2011 Wrapup

Gamescom is over and it was awesome. I know it's a little late to post the meta summary, but I've also been a bit sick with Con Crud this past week in addition to the regular recovery, so I've just ...
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What kind of mousepad should Gaming.SE have?

There seems to be enough interest in the other merch discussion to justify starting one solely dedicated to Gaming.SE mousepads. I'm researching them right now, but since I know next to nothing about ...
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Promotional idea - Stump the Gamers to win a prize

So I'm a big fan of the promotional grant idea, but I think we could also do something that targeted new users. How about a "Stump the Gamers" contest? The goal would be to try to get new users ...
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Gamescom 2011 Sponsorship Proposal

Gamescom 2011 is coming up from August 18th (17th for trade visitors) to August 21st. I was thinking about sponsoring the Gaming community there, if possible. It's located in Cologne, Germany and will ...
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Would you like Gaming.SE merch with “classic” questions on them?

One thing the Gaming.SE has that other SE's don't seem to is an abundance of eye-catching, peculiar questions that, when taken out of context, are hilarious. These questions get a ton of views and get ...
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Are you interested in beta testing games?

Yesterday, Alex Miller posted over on Meta.SO about a potential match-making service between our developer and user communities (namely Android, Apple and gaming enthusiasts). You can check out his ...
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Twitter account for gaming.blogoverflow.com

I've been seeing the statistics for gaming blog this evening. It seems that all visitors come from chat rooms. (And some blogoverflow.com today since Rebecca has been announcing it all day :D) Would ...
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Community Promotional Grant Movement - Closed Beta System

For organizational efforts, we're opening a new question to follow up on the plans for sponsoring Beta participation. To note the point of the motion, I'll quote Oak's statements on it. [...] ...
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Are A51 proposals valid Gaming ads?

Are Community Promotion ads a valid place for Area 51 proposal ads? Here's why I think it would be a valid candidate ad: SE Podcast #6 was all about the gamification of Stack Exchange. Area 51 ...
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Gaming Questions of the Week #8

In an effort to try and keep the Question of the Week going, please submit your suggestions for this week! Previous Questions of the Week: First week's question - Minecraft's World Size Second week'...
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Promotion opportunity - participate in closed game betas

I've been thinking about this: Community promotion sponsorship -- new game releases for community members And an important part there is that the community member will get the game fast and will ask ...