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Is the community sponsorship program working a little too well?

This is somewhat in line with earlier questions of the type "Gaming.SE more like StarCraftII.SE am I right?": Is gaming.stackexchange.com a “Minecraft and some other games” site? Are there too many ...
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Gaming Questions of the Week #7

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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Gaming Questions of the Week #6

In an effort to try and keep the Question of the Week going, please submit your suggestions for this week! Sample Questions: First week's question - Minecraft's World Size Second week's question - ...
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Gaming Questions of the Week #5

In an effort to try and keep the Question of the Week going, please submit your suggestions for this week! Sample Questions: First week's question - Minecraft's World Size Second weeks question - ...
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What happened to the convenient Twitter icon on question pages?

I swear there used to be a Twitter button on question pages, but I thoroughly ignored it since I didn't have a Twitter account. Now that I have a Twitter account and want to start sharing questions, ...
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Screenshot of the Week #1

To go with the Question of the Week on the blog, one idea that has been tossed around is a Screenshot of the Week. The screenshot could be of anything, for some examples: Something cool you built ...
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Gaming Questions of the Week #4

In an effort to try and keep the Question of the Week going, please submit your suggestions for this week! Sample Questions: First week's question - Minecraft's World Size Second weeks question - ...
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Have we considered trying to get game developers to use Gaming SE as their Q&A forum?

Just about every game developed has to have some forum where they send users to ask questions and they answer them. Since Stack Exchange is supposed to be about "professional Q&A", have we ...
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Gaming Questions of the Week #3

In an effort to try and keep the Question of the Week going, please submit your suggestions for this week! Sample Questions: First week's question - Minecraft's World Size Second weeks question - ...
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Basic User Poll of Upcoming Game Interests - Iteration the First [closed]

Yes, this is in relation to our Community Promotion Grant. If you have not read about it, please consult that link before you return here. ♪ Poll is closed now. The game has been selected: ...
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Community promotion sponsorship -- new game releases for community members

It's experiment time! We'd like to try the following -- with help from the moderators and community leaders. When a new "big" game is released, provide (x) copies of it gratis to gaming.se community ...
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Gaming Questions of the Week #2

So last weeks gaming question of the week successfully led to a blog post. Of course, an important part of Question of the Week is the "week" part, so we need another one. Post your suggestions here. ...
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Gaming Questions of the Week #1

In an effort to get the blog going again I'm looking for: the most awesome question or answer of the week Hot questions tend to be great candidates, though some awesome content manages to fly by ...
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A new call to arms for the Gaming blog!

Jin recently gave us a proper theme that looks the same as the Gaming site itself and visitors to our site that aren't logged in even get a link to the blog in their header! But the past week has ...
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Community Promotion Ads - Explanation and Feedback

This is an associated discussion thread for Community Promotion Ads - 2011, which is otherwise relegated towards posts actually for the ads. Stack Overflow runs a Free Vote-Based Advertising for Open ...
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Community Promotion Ads - 2011 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Community Promotion Ads - 1H 2012 What in the Wide, Wide World of Sports is Going On Here? TL;DR -- put images and links in the answers. If they get voted up enough, they ...
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Why is our conversion rate so low?

Site Visits/day Users 200+ users Questions ────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────── gaming.stackexchange.com 15,004 ...
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Gaming.SE Minecraft skin

To celebrate Fosco's moment of madness that lead to me really owning Minecraft, I've quickly made a Gaming/Minecraft skin for you to use. Download the skin. The skin is available also in ....
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Has the blog been effective?

Has the blog for Gaming.SE (original post) been effective at all at garnering users or interest? Has it even gotten many views? I ask because we're considering something similar over at rpg.se.
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Gaming.SE StarCraft 2 tournament plan

In continuation to the great idea proposed previously, I believe that we should actively work towards running - or at least sponsoring - a StarCraft 2 tournament. I have already discussed this with ...
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Idea: "Make Me A Sammich Video" Contest

Monthly, one of us first-page users asks (in a CW question) the community to make and upload on YouTube a video of something (not excessively) challenging and entertaining to watch (e.g., "finish Go ...
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How do we widen our range of games?

In this question, it was asked whether we had too many SC2 questions. The consensus was, of course, that the amount of SC2 questions was fine, and the problem was a lack of other games. However, I ...
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A Blog for Gaming.SE

I noticed the other day that Server Fault has a blog. Obviously this is a bit of a unique case as the main SO blog is about the engine in general, but there is no reason we could not organize a ...
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Sponsorship opportunities for site?

So the SEO team has come out with some specifics for how they could help promote. I think the sponsorship opportunity makes the most sense for gaming. What are the lan parties, tournaments, and ...
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GamingSE media blitz for public beta launch

I was thinking that we should try to get this site covered by the gaming media when the public beta goes live. I'm collecting links to the "send us tips" pages for several gaming sites. I'm making ...
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How do we promote our site?

When we reach public beta of course. Most gaming forums have strict rules for posting links to other sites, so it won't be possible to make the site known there, which would be ideal to bring ...

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