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Introducing Arqade!

We recently have put a lot of effort in coming up with a unique brand name for this community. As you know, naming is hard! After numerous brain storming sessions, we found a great name(and was able ...
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Make the mothership shoot its lasers on hover

All trilogy sites, and almost all other SE2.0 sites, have a hover effect on their "ask question" button. It can be argued the "ask question" button looks less "clickable" than how it looks in all the ...
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Stop removing tags that are only used once in the last 6 months

One of the problems with the tagging system that are magnified on Arqade is the automatic tag removal script that removes tags that have only been used once in the last six months. There exists a ...
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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 ladder ...
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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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Can Steam be added as an OpenID provider?

Obviously anyone can just put http://steamcommunity.com/openid into the generic OpenID field, but a nice button would be good to make it easier for PC gamers to sign in. Nice buttons are available ...
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'Diablo 3 Acts' rule change—everyone gets a t-shirt! [closed]

We have decided to remove the prize limit for Act 1 and give away an unlimited number of t-shirts. What this means is now everyone who completes any Act wins a prize! The 25% rule for Acts 2, 3, and 4 ...
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Visited hyperlinks are hard to distinguish against plain text

I don't know if it's just me, but I've noticed that if a Hyperlink is posted in a question, it's extremely difficult to differentiate it from normal text, considering the blue is so close to the black ...
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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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Can better support be added for creating tables, for science?

When writing an answer like the one here, I felt the need to create tables to display summarized data. Since I believe we are a site that encourages users to provide detailed data whenever possible, ...
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Game Giveaway Round 3 - Diablo 3, Max Payne 3, and Ghost Recon: Future Soldier! [closed]

The deadline for applying to this game grant has now passed. The winners for this round are: Shinrai Fluttershy tiddy Mana James EBongo Mr. November Ullallulloo Axiom Ivo Flipse Stephen Arremer ...
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Should we add [minecraft] to the tag blacklist?

Last month, we completed a big tag cleanup of the Minecraft tag family. A big part of this cleanup was the removal of minecraft in favor of version specific tags like minecraft-java-edition and ...
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Provide a markdown extension to hide text (anti spoiler)

Cool it has been implemented. Most of my text would not be spoilers but there may be a small part of my question which may mention something that could be a spoiler. It would be great if I could ...
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Do you hate hats?

We have been given the option this year to opt out of this year's Winterbash. The default is opt-in, so if we do nothing or can't decide, we will get hats. However if we decide that we definitely do ...
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Can we keep the lazers after the ME 3 promo? Please?

How about if I say Please 40 times?, What about then? Please please please please please please please please please please please please please please please please please please please please ...
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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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Tagging for Minecraft Bedrock Edition [duplicate]

Prior art: Minecraft cross-compatible edition tags, Tag synonym request: [minecraft-windows-10] -> [minecraft-pocket-edition], Tagging Minecraft for consoles As part of the official release of the ...
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New Gaming Giveaway Round 1- Go get 'em

Welcome to the New Gaming Promotional Grant Round 1! All users with at least 300 reputation are eligible to receive one free game from Gaming.SE. This round's featured games are Final Fantasy XIII-2,...
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Use widescreen for embedded YouTube videos

For embedded YouTube videos, can the player be 16:9 instead of 4:3? Most video game videos will be in this aspect ratio nowadays. And it takes no additional screen real-estate: if you just make the ...
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Could we have the new <kbd> tag?

Recently, <kbd> tags on the trilogy sites and I think Apple as well were updated to look less ugly. vs. I am in favor of less ugly. Can we have it to match our sweet new design?
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Chat room for suggesting a new name for Gaming.SE [closed]

A couple months ago, David Fullerton posted a proposed new name for gaming.stackexchange.com: Game Council (see this post for details). Some members of the community supported the name, others were ...
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2014 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

In connection with the moderator elections, we are holding a Q&A thread for the candidates. Questions collected from an earlier thread have been compiled into this one, which shall now serve as ...
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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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2016 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

In connection with the moderator elections, we are holding a Q&A thread for the candidates. Questions collected from an earlier thread have been compiled into this one, which shall now serve as ...
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OMG HOLIDAY BOUNTY GIVEAWAY 2012

Nominations have ended! Those of you who signed up for bounties and were matched have been pinged. Go go go! OMG BOUNTY PROCESS 2012 Last year a bunch of us gave away a bunch of rep and that ...
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Mass Effect 3: Missions on Gaming.SE

BioWare recently released the third installment in the Mass Effect series. Mass Effect 3 continues the battle against the prehistoric alien race- Reapers - who are destroying Earth and the Galaxy as ...
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Increase tag length limit to 32 or 35

Before you go and close this as a duplicate, I'm posting this as a new feature request because a lot has changed since the last time this was requested. There are now no technical changes necessary ...
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Mii Plaza mini games have different names worldwide than in the US, can the tags be synonymised? [duplicate]

The Streetpass Mii Plaza minigames currently use their US names, but worldwide they are known by other titles (see the Mii Plaza Wiki). Can we synonymise these two groups for ease of searching? ...
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Games Giveaway Round 2- Don't fear the reapers! -Updated

Update: Just about everyone was selected. Emails are out/going out with updates. Welcome to the New Gaming Promotional Grant Round 2! Have fun while helping us create a wonderful database of ...
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What tag wiki am I editing?

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: Wait, ...
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Move the “hide ignored tags” option to the main page

On this site, whenever a new prominent game comes out, the main page is spammed with questions tagged with that game. Occasionally new users complain about this, because they don't know how to hide ...
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The election message in the community bulletin looks bad

...and you should feel bad. I appreciate that elections are super-cool and exciting and should be highlighted, but that shade of red is not very readable on that shade of grey. Other people have ...
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Rename [aaaaaa] → [a-reckless-disregard-for-gravity]

I would like to propose renaming the tag for AaaaaAAaaaAAAaaAAAAaAAAAA!!! — A Reckless Disregard for Gravity. (Yes, that is the game's official title) aaaaaa → a-reckless-disregard-for-gravity (32) ...
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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 discussion ...
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Put the Meta back in Meta Arqade

I noticed that the Arqade Meta doesn't have "Meta" in its logo. Was this purposeful or accidental? Not a top priority, but I suggest that Arqade Meta has the Meta text in its logo.
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Let's clean up the Streetpass Mii Plaza minigame tags

6 years ago (wow!) I asked whether we should synonymise the Streetpass Mii Plaza names. The reason? The games were localised differently in the US, with each minigame gaining a completely different ...
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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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The site should use a Killscreen image for HTTP/500 Server Error pages

As badp proposed in chat, this site should use a killscreen image for HTTP/500 Server Error error pages:
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Add support for embedding “youtu.be” links

Youtube launched a site-specific URL shortening service (youtu.be) about a year ago, but we currently only support full URL. Can we get support added for the shortened ones? They can even be ...
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Can we have hints for [image]s and [video]s in the Flagged Posts tool?

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 seemed: ...
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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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Spoiler alert: [spoiler] dies

Technically, does that count as putting a tag in the title? ♪ I mean, beyond the actual literal tag in the title. Jeff consulted me to bring up this subject on Meta in advance. spoiler is, by many ...
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All hands, please report to The Bridge

Can you guess which of these is the official, general discussion chatroom for Gaming.stackexchange? This is the view new users have the first time they click the "Chat" button from the main site. ...
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How did a new user with 1 rep bypass “Protected”?

This question: What determines the characters in the end? protected by LessPop_MoreFizz 10 hours ago This question is protected to prevent "thanks!", "me too!", or spam answers by ...
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LessPopMoreFizzPedia Brown and the Mystery of the Missing Mentions

There's a new Response to my Declaration! I should go see what it is so I can respond to the concerns of my would be constituents! Except, the newest response I see is my own. From over an hour ago, ...
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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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Reputation number in the top bar hard to read

Apparently a new feature has been added recently, so that you can now click on your reputation number and get to the privileges page, meaning the reputation number is now a link. However this feature ...
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The Arqade review buttons color contrast is awful

The Arqade review buttons color contrast is really bad. The white color on a very light grey background is really hard to read. On a technical level, it fails WCAG AA and AAA for both large and ...
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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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Why are there so many game recommendation questions?

The game-rec tag is the fourth most-used tag on the site, and currently has 263 questions: (virtually?) all of which are closed as game recommendations are categorically off topic. Many of these ...

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