Questions tagged [tag-rename-request]

indicates tags that do not accurately represent the game, console or other topic area, and gives an alternate tag name that should be used instead.

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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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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 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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Rename [simcity] tag to [simcity-5] or [simcity-2013]

A few years back, Arqade decided that simcity-classic would to refer to Simcity (1989), while simcity would refer to Sim City (2013). However, the tag name simcity doesn't give the impression it would ...
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Rename [ac*] tags to [assassins-creed*]

Since the character limit for tags was increased to 35 a few months ago, there are a few Assassin’s Creed tags which haven’t been renamed yet. ac-brotherhood -> assassins-creed-brotherhood ac-...
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Rename [vampire-bloodlines] and [vampire-redemption] following the tag limit increase

Since tag length limit has been increased to 35 characters, I suggest to rename vampire-bloodlines to vampire-the-masquerade-bloodlines (33 characters). The other tag, vampire-redemption, could ...
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Should kingdom-hearts-3d be renamed?

Now that Kingdom Hearts 3 is finally released, it is only a matter of time before questions for kingdom-hearts-3 start showing up. There is currently the tag with a few questions under kingdom-hearts-...
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Rename Tag: [tag: pulsarlostcolony] to [tag: pulsar-lost-colony]

I just came across a question tagged pulsarlostcolony and per the convention it should be pulsar-lost-colony, but I don't yet have the rep to rename a tag or retag a question. It only has the one ...
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Can we rename the [mgs-5-online] tag to [metal-gear-online-3]?

*As per comments below - I've suggested a tag synonym* I understand that this tag is currently as it is due to it being the online portion of to Metal Gear Solid V, but it's actual title of this ...
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Rename [civ-*] → [civilization-*]

There are a number of games in the Civilization franchise that can be expanded thanks to the 35 character tag limit. civilization-4-bts → civilization-4-beyond-the-sword civ-4-colonization → ...
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Tag rename request: [mtg-online] → [magic-online]

There are two questions tagged mtg-online; however, the name of the game is Magic Online, not Magic: The Gathering Online (the "The Gathering" part is just part of the logo in this case: it is not ...
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Tag rename request: [skyforce2014] -> [sky-force-2014]

Sky Force 2014 are separate words, according to the Google Play. See also: Tag rename request: [harddrive] → [hard-drive] Tag rename request: [dragonage-origins] -> [dragon-age-origins] edit: ...
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Tag merge request: [skyrim-special-edition], [skyrim-anniversary-edition] → [the-elder-scrolls-v-skyrim]

July 2022 update: Since the tags have now been synonymized by community voting, this post now serves as a tag merge request to the mods. (Only moderators can perform a merge.) This is because many ...
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Expanding tag names for Pokémon

I would like to propose renaming the following tags in the Pokémon series: pokemon-rse → pokemon-ruby-sapphire-emerald (29) pokemon-frlg → pokemon-firered-leafgreen* (25) pokemon-dpp → pokemon-...
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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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Tag editing request: [tag:flashflashrevolution] -> [tag:flash-flash-revolution]

The name of the game contains spaces (see the copyright thingy on there bottom of here), therefore there should be hyphens in the tag to make it more readable. flashflashrevolution -> flash-flash-...
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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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Cleaning up dragon ball tags

We currently have: dragonball-xenoverse dragonball-xenoverse-2 dragon-ball-z-budokai-tenkaichi-3 dragon-ball-z-battle-of-z dragonball-z-legacy dragon-ball-dokkan-battle dbz-dokkan-battle I would like ...
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Rename [xcom-the-bureau] → [the-bureau-xcom-declassified]

The Bureau: XCOM Declassified was previously decided to be tagged as xcom-the-bureau due to its name being too long for the 25 character limit at the time. Now that we have 35 characters, I'd like to ...
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Rename [bad-company] tags to [battlefield-bad-company]

There are a few tags in the Battlefield: Bad Company series which could use renaming. bad-company-2 -> battlefield-bad-company-2 bad-company-2-vietnam -> battlefield-bad-company-2-vietnam bad-company-...
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Rename the [majoras-mask-3d] tag to bring it in line with the rest of the [zelda-*] tags?

The Legend of Zelda games typically have long titles, such as "The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword" which - other than the first one - we've been abbreviating to zelda-game-title: legend-of-zelda ...
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Tag rename request: [ps4-remote-play] -> [ps-remote-play]

Back in October 2019, I requested the tag rename of remote-play to ps4-remote-play, but now PlayStation has renamed the app once again to PS Remote Play due to the same app also supporting the PS5 ...
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Rename [the-stick-of-truth] → [south-park-the-stick-of-truth]

The game South Park: The Stick of Truth can be expanded to its full name, thanks to the 35 character tag name limit: the-stick-of-truth → south-park-the-stick-of-truth
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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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Rename [the-witcher-2] → [the-witcher-2-assassins-of-kings] and [the-witcher-3] → [the-witcher-3-wild-hunt]

The full names of the second and third games in The Witcher franchise are The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings and The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. Since we have a 35 character tag limit, we should expand the ...
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Tag Rename Request: FIFA games

FIFA games are not FIFA 20xx, they are simply FIFA xx. Therefore: fifa-2008 → fifa-08 apparently nobobdy likes FIFA 09 fifa-2010 → fifa-10 fifa-2011 → fifa-11
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Expand Donkey Kong Country Wii tags

The following tags related to Donkey Kong Country should be renamed, thanks to the 35 character tag limit: dk-country-returns → donkey-kong-country-returns dkc-tropical-freeze → donkey-kong-country-...
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Retag [dragon-quest-7] -> [dragon-quest-vii]

This looks extremely pedantic, but all but one of the other dragon quest tags involve Roman numerals rather than numbers, so I think we should stick to the pattern. I was actually in the process of ...
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Tag rename request: eshop -> nintendo-eshop

I noticed we have the tag eshop today with a recent question. At first, I thought it was a meta tag that needed removing, but when I looked closer, it does indeed specifically refer to the Nintendo ...
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Don't splatter tags all over the house (Rename [splatter-house-3] to [splatterhouse-3])

We currently have splatterhouse and splatter-house-3 tags, but the original and successor games consistently use the "Splatterhouse" name without a space. splatter-house-3 should be renamed ...
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Rename the [bukkit-worldedit] tag to [minecraft-worldedit]? (It doesn't just support Bukkit)

As part of the Tag Wiki edit post I stumbled across bukkit-worldedit. Now it was proposed just over a year ago to rename it to minecraft-bukkit-worldedit however - according to WorldEdit's Wiki page ...
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Rename: [paper-mario-ttyd] -> [paper-mario-the-thousand-year-door]

Title pretty much says it all: paper-mario-ttyd should be renamed to paper-mario-the-thousand-year-door. The new tag name is 34 characters long, just below the limit
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Rename [yugioh-duel-links] → [yu-gi-oh-duel-links]

The proper name of the game is Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links, with hyphens in the first word. We should rename the tag to match that. yugioh-duel-links → yu-gi-oh-duel-links This will also match Board & ...
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Rename [pes] tags → [pro-evolution-soccer]

There are a number of tags for the Pro Evolution Soccer series that use the abbrevation "pes" in their tag name. Now that we have a 35 character tag limit, let's expand those: pes-2009 → pro-...
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Cleaning up tags for Castlevania

There are several tags in the Castlevania series which could use some renaming now that we have 35 characters. castlevania-cotm -> castlevania-circle-of-the-moon castlevania-ds -> castlevania-dawn-of-...
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Rename [torment-ton] to [torment-tides-of-numenera]

One of our tags is torment-ton. Can we have that renamed to torment-tides-of-numenera, the full name? I'm not sure why it was abbreviated in the first place, since it is 25 characters.
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Tag rename: [pokemon-sword-and-shield] ->[pokemon-sword-shield]

Can we get pokemon-sword-and-shield renamed to pokemon-sword-shield? It should be consistent with other Pokémon tags pokemon-omega-ruby-alpha-sapphire pokemon-sun-moon pokemon-black-2-white-2 etc...
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Tag synonym request: Age of Empires II and Age of Empires III tags

As per Should we standardize our tag formatting regarding Arabic vs. Roman numerals?, the official spelling of the game title should be used in the tags whenever possible, instead of replacing Roman ...
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Rename [halo-mcc] → [halo-the-master-chief-collection]

Thanks to our 35 character limit, we can now fit the whole name of the Halo: The Master Chief Collection. Can we rename halo-mcc → halo-the-master-chief-collection? I'm not sure that a synonym of ...
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Tag synonym request: [osx] -> [mac] [duplicate]

Currently, the excerpt for mac explicitly mentions OS X (as opposed to older operating systems to the mac). I agree with this definition since in common usage, "Mac" does indeed refer to OS X. But I ...
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Rename [half-minute-hero-2] → [half-minute-hero-the-second-coming]

Half-Minute Hero: The Second Coming is the sequel to Half-Minute Hero, but the official name doesn't have the number "2" in the title. Since the tag was created back when we only had a 25 character ...
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Add "star-wars" to Star Wars tags that lack it

There are a number of Star Wars games that have tags, but lack a star-wars- prefix (or use sw- as an abbreviation). Now that we have a 35 character tag limit, would it be possible to add "star-wars" ...
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How should all the GTA IV spin-offs, re-releases and 'complete editions' be tagged?

With the upcoming (re)release of Grand Theft Auto IV Complete Edition for PC on March 19, 2020, there will be 5 different releases for GTA IV and their side stories: GTA IV Standalone Game PS3, Xbox ...
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Rename [gears-of-war-5] to [gears-5]

There are a few gears-of-war-5 questions posted, and there was one gears-5 question, but I think it may have been deleted and the tag died off. The game is officially called "Gears 5" as indicated ...
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Tag merge & synonym request: Use official titles for Grand Theft Auto series and Saints Row IV tags

As per community consensus at the meta post: Should we standardize our tag formatting regarding Arabic vs. Roman numerals? - the official spelling of the game title should be used in the tags whenever ...
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Tag synonym/merge request [zelda] → [the-legend-of-zelda]

I'd like to request that zelda be made a synonym/merged with the-legend-of-zelda.
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Tag rename request: [osx] → [os-x] or [mac] [duplicate]

The name of the platform is Mac.1, 2, 3 The name of the operating system is OS X.1, 2 Our tag is osx. That's not what it's called. Can this be changed to either os-x or mac? Earlier, failed attempts ...
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Fix tag inconsistency for Kingdoms of Amalur

We have two tags for this game: kingdoms-amalur-reckoning for the original 2012 version kingdoms-of-amalur-re-reckoning for the remastered 2021 version I suppose this was due to our old 25 ...
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Rename [counter-strike-go] into [counter-strike-global-offensive]

Since the tag length limit was increased to 35 characters, I suggest renaming counter-strike-go into counter-strike-global-offensive (31 characters), as it is no longer too long, keeping the old tag ...
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Tag rename request [nfs2se] -> [need-for-speed-2-se]

I just noticed this question and saw the nfs2se tag, so I went to see what it was, because from that tag name, it is not obvious what game is being talked about at all. The question itself had to ...
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