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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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The two heads of Janus “Strategy” Bifrons

Okay, let's start reviewing our bad tags. Currently no one has a clear idea of what strategy is about; proof is this tag was the 2nd entry in the original version of the excerpt rally and has since ...
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Whither [Murder]?

Where did the murder tag go? It appears to have been, well, murdered, silently, in the night, with no record of the deletion in the edits of any of the existing questions. :(
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blog.arqade.com and meta.arqade.com are broken

Yesterday, http://arqade.com gave a "We're offline" message while http://gaming.stackexchange.com was up. Today, the DNS entry is gone entirely: Chrome says ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED Now http://arqade....
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Expand The Elder Scrolls game tags to include [the-elder-scrolls] prefix

There was a previous meta request to Rename [skyrim] → [elder-scrolls-skyrim], but that was rejected because of two concerns: The 25 character tag limit would mean some games in the series would be ...
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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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Plot vs. Lore tags - do we need the distinction?

In asking the chat room whether the plot tag would be appropriate for this question, we briefly discussed which tag would be appropriate, plot or lore and whether or not they needed to be distinct. ...
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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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Rename [star-wars-old republic] → [swtor]? [duplicate]

Yesterday we renamed [star-wars-tor] to [star-wars-old-republic]. Well, it looks like it didn't work. When I search... "old republic social skills" → this question in the #2 (and #3) spot. "swtor ...
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Rename [star-wars-tor] → [star-wars-old-republic] [duplicate]

I'm playing around with Google searches, and it looks like we're at a big disadvantage due to our SWTOR tag being star-wars-tor. It seems like people will either be searching "SWTOR" or some variant ...
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Rename [os-x] → [macos], like how Ask Different tags the operating system

As of September 2016, OS X has been renamed to macOS (presumably to align with Apple's other operating systems iOS and watchOS). There have now been two operating systems released under this moniker (...
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Broken Link in Closing > Off-Topic

The highlighted link to this blog post is going to a 404. It looks like the link needs to be updated to point to: http://blog.gaming.stackexchange.com/2012/08/identifying-games-when-you-cant-remember-...
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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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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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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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Scrollbar in #questions-table on user profile pages

Chrome/Win 10.0.648.119 beta. For some reason, if I open the developer tools and disable the .user-stats-table { overflow-x: hidden; } rule, the scrollbar disappears. Disabling the .fr { float: ...
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Visited-links are too low-contrast [duplicate]

Visited links on the site are a dark blue that has very low contrast with the surrounding black text. This isn't a problem in post bodies since links are dotted-underlined (except in post preview, ...
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A request for chat.

Related: Temporary chat for Gaming This is a feature request for a chat site for gaming to be setup as soon as possible. The room on the meta site was extremely useful in reaching consensus, ...
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Make the meta mothership shoot its lasers too

The main site does it, why not the meta site? Related: Make the mothership shoot its lasers on hover
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Update the off-topic reason for “Technical support for non-vanilla Minecraft” in the help-center

I was having a discussion with Robotnik in the comments to one of my answers, where it seems like the rule addressing tech support questions for modded minecraft is actually only for crash support, or ...
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Should we update our /help/on-topic page?

It was recently noted by a few users that our on-topic page lacks any indication that we don't offer technical support for modded Minecraft. While the on-topic certainly doesn't need to cover ...
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blog.arqade.com doesn't redirect to our blog

The question you are looking for has not been started yet. We are happy to provide resources for developers that want to supplement their site with a blog and show active interest from community ...
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Rename [skyrim] → [elder-scrolls-skyrim] [duplicate]

Because, you know, scrolls is a pretty important aspect of the game.
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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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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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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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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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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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List of Bedrock NBT workarounds to be posted as separate questions

Visit this post to see my proposal on MCBE NBT question split. Here is a list of the changes that should be done if we approve of it: New questions If a question about BE NBT is possible using one of ...
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Mass Roman -> Arabic numeral retag request

Early in the site's life, we decided that we would use Arabic numerals rather than Roman numerals for tagging games with numbers in their titles (i.e. final-fantasy-7 rather than final-fantasy-vii). A ...
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“Ask Question” button in different position for meta than main site

I realise how trivial this is, but given how meta Arqade and Arqade seem graphically alike in every respect (apart from the grayscale,) it seems strange that the Ask Question button is in a different ...
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Request for Tag Burnination: [Game-History]

The accused: game-history This tag has 5 questions, and all of them are closed. According to this meta question, requests about the history of certain game elements is not something we want. And, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Should we split the Bedrock NBT question into different questions for each possible workaround?

Here is a link to the famous Minecraft BE NBT question, giving you all the info you need about NBT in Minecraft Bedrock (mostly the fact that it's impossible, except for some workarounds). I've seen a ...
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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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Link the Screenshot of the Week to the original image so we can see it in full size

I noticed this while browsing the homepage: I found it interesting and wanted to see the full size image so I can read better, but alas... clicking the image didn't do anything. Only way to see it is ...
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Rename [swtor] → [star-wars-the-old-republic]

Back in 2011, this site had a tag of star-wars-old-republic, since adding "the" increased the character count beyond the 25 character limit. Then we had Rename [star-wars-tor] → [star-wars-old-...
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Moderator Pro Tem Announcement

As we enter the second week of public beta, we desperately need members from this site whose focus is to engage the community, both in community-building issues and site management. That's why we ...
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Request for Tag Burnination: [Review]

review There is no good reason for this to ever be used, given the scope of our site and the rules outlined by our FAQ. Looking at the questions it's currently applied to, one is spam, one is closed, ...
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The “moderator tools” privilege page still lists 2000 rep as the threshold

https://gaming.stackexchange.com/privileges/moderator-tools The number on the right is okay, but the text itself reads: When you achieve 2000 reputation, you will earn... Should be 10,000 - or, ...