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Questions tagged [tags]

Tags are these. This is a tag.

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Recent change to “speedrun” tag

As of a change made yesterday, the speedrun tag's usage guidance states one should "Use this tag for questions about speedrunning in general - if your question is game-specific, please use the game's ...
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Do we really need this “longplay” tag?

From my understanding, we typically avoid meta tags. However, I saw this longplay tag get created, which is essentially just a type of playthrough and I'm not entirely sure it's necessary. The ...
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Proposed tag: sdcard

We have a tag for hard-drive but nothing for "storage" or "sdcard". Adding this tag should make it easier for folks to find questions similar to the one they're asking which will hopefully reduce ...
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How do we tag multiplatform games?

I couldn't find this question asked before even though it seems like an important decision to me: How do we tag a question that may or may not have different answers depending on platform? The most ...
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Could the Tags tab in the profile page also count in questions?

I'm more an asker than an answerer, so for me the Tags tab, and my top tag is far from representative of my most active tag. Yes AC-Revelations is my most answered tag (with 21 posts/80 score), but ...
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Mortal Kombat X for Android - new tag?

Recently, there have been two questions asked about Mortal Kombat X for Android: Are Mortal Kombat X for PC and android different games? How do I earn new cards in Mortal Kombat X? Should there be a ...
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Tag Creator Credit

I just finished creating the pokemon-duel description, tag wiki, and its excerpt and got those edits approved. However, the creator of the actual tag is Community (according to what it looks like). ...
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Retag request: boi-antibirth -> boir-antibirth

I was reviewing the tag wiki submissions for what I thought was boir-antibirth, but upon closer inspection, was actually boi-antibirth. This is an issue, because the Antibirth mod is specifically ...
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Why is this tag without me as the author?

I was reading this question about knowing who created a tag and, after looking at the tags they had linked (like this one), I went to visit the tag I had created recently: space-hulk-deathwing. ...
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Rename [steamplay] to [steam-play]

Can we rename the steamplay tag to steam-play? The official name of this feature is Steam Play, and the hyphenated tag will fit in with the various other Steam feature tags (e.g. steam-workshop).
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How to tag “Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+”?

I just found this question asking about new DLC of Binding of Isaac: Rebirth, which is called Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+. The old DLC was tagged as boi-afterbirth so I tagged this one as boi-...
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How to know who created a tag?

Taxonomist badge description states: Create a tag used by 50 questions and I was wondering if there's a way to know which tags were created by me. So I searched on Stack Exchange Data Explorer ...
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When does a tag badge become trackable?

With a recent answer that was well received that I posted, I (at time of posting) have gained a score of 63 for the atari-2600, gaming-history, and e.t.-extra-terrestrial tags. Currently, that makes ...
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Should we standardize our tag formatting regarding Arabic vs. Roman numerals?

Based on comments in this meta, the possibility of standardizing tag formats sitewide came up and I feel that it might be beneficial to the site. For instance, we have tags for the Final Fantasy ...
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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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How to retag when question is about a separate but almost equivalent game/mod?

Sorry about the title not being very clear, I can't think of a good way to phrase it. Please feel free to edit it to be more clear. The Community user recently bumped this question (presumably ...
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Is this “Individual Values” tag necessary?

I happened to notice that this question had an unfamiliar individual-values tag on it. Curious, I did a search to see if other questions related to IVs in the Pokemon series had this tag, but ...
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Page crash when trying to add tag

I am trying to edit this post, adding the pt tag. I can open the edit window just fine, but once I type in "pt" into the tag field, the page locks up. Typing in "p" works fine, but adding the "t" ...
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“tiny-miners” tag: “tiny-miner” already exists. Could we add “tiny-miners” to the tag list

I came across this question about the mobile game "tiny-miners", however the tag the user has used is "tiny-miner". If I search for "tiny-miner" in the google play store the number one hit is "tiny-...
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'Skyrim Special Edition' question handling

As the Skyrim remaster is out today, we need to determine how to tag it. According to this discussion, it should get a new tag if it's a rework with new mechanics, but it shouldn't get a new tag if ...
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Metro: 2033 and Last Light Tags

Looking through my own tags, I noticed I had a tag for metro-2033-redux . Looking through other Metro tags, there are only 3: metro-2033 metro-last-light metro-2033-redux Do we want to keep ...
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Borderlands Handsome Collection tag problem

I recently came across this question that concerns the Borderlands Handsome Collection: I have all DLC and I can't level up past 50 The Handsome Collection is a collection of Borderland games, ...
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Do you need the [minecraft] tag for [minecraft-commands] or [minecraft-redstone] tag questions?

Recently, I have noticed a lot of Minecraft questions are being edited mainly concerning tags. There are cases where the minecraft tag is being added (in the edits) to questions that are specifically ...
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Tag search with accented characters should de-accent them, rather than delete them

If you create a new tag with an accented character, it gets converted to an un-accented character. For instance: pokémon → pokemon But when you search through this site's search box, the ...
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Can we rename the [go] tag to something else?

It's clear that many new users don't know how to use tags. They try to tag pokemon-go writing pokemon (space) go and we get a lot of questions tagged pokemon-series and go. Due to this question we ...
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Can we make the Pokemon GO tag harder to post in?

Currently, Gaming.SE is being inundated with posts regarding the "account glitch," wherein players are forced to re-create their accounts from scratch. Is there some way we can add a sticky or some ...
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Should we add a platform tag?

This question was just asked: Can I download GPS so I can play Pokémon go?. It's actually a question about the platform, not the game. Therefore, it would make sense to add a platform tag. I don't ...
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Tag synonym request: [mac-os] to [os-x] (or vice versa)

The upcoming version of "OS X", which is macOS 10.12 Sierra, changes the canonical name of the operating system series from "OS X" to "macOS". Therefore, I suggest that either to move the tag os-x to ...
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Retag request for zerg, protoss, and terran

There seems to be a general agreement that zerg, protoss, and terran should be retagged as starcraft-zerg, starcraft-protoss, and starcraft-terran so that they follow the same convention as subtags ...
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“Dark Souls Series” tag?

Should there be a dark-souls-series and/or dark-souls-lore tag? There are a few questions I have found that could use one or both of these tags, and with multiple games in the series now, (for some ...
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Do we want tags for specific heroes or roles in Overwatch?

As per Should we allow tags for a specific class in RPG games?, we consider adding sub-tags for games on a case-by-case basis. Some of the games we have done this for include Team Fortress 2, Diablo ...
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Thoughts on Omni tags

Some games are repackages with updated information. There may be small improvements in one area or another, but most features are unchanged to a point where an answer to a 2005 game may be the same to ...
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Retag request: ratchet-and-clank-ps4 -> ratchet-and-clank-2016

Insomniac Games has joined the ranks of other developers who want to make things confusing by releasing a new game with the same name as an older game (joining SEGA and Electronic Arts). Usually how ...
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MCEdit Tag Suggestion

There have been a lot of minecraft questions relating to the popular tool MCEdit. Most of them can be found here. Could we create an mcedit tag that would (probably) be applied to these questions and ...
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Should we merge [minecraft-wii-u] with [minecraft-console]?

Instead of having a different Minecraft tag for each gaming console, we previously merged them into minecraft-console. I've just come across minecraft-wii-u. Should this also be merged into minecraft-...
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What is the process when a new tag contains a spelling mistake?

I recently approved a suggested edit to correct a new tag that was created with a spelling mistake: What are the moving glowing balls in slither.io? Assuming the edit is accepted, and the question is ...
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Men of war Assault Squad 2 tag [duplicate]

We need a Men Of War: Assault Squad 2 tag. It could be MOW:AS2 or MOWAS2
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Where should the “mobile” tag be used for?

On the main site, there's a "mobile" tag however I'm not sure how and where to use it. Should I only use it if I have problems with mobile games or should I use it for every mobile game? Description ...
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Add game tag to answered game identification question? [duplicate]

Once a game identification question is answered, and the asker acknowledges the answer, would it make sense to add the tag for the game to the question? I think this would primarily serve to alert ...
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Notches on tags not appearing on 'Top Tags' section of profile

As you can see, the notches/knobs/things on the tags in the 'Top Tags' section of the user profile are not displaying: It does seem to display on the top tag though. As a side note, long tags seem ...
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Can I use the Minecraft tag to draw more attention to a Minecraft mod related issue?

I have posted this question on a mod related issue on the main site. But I did not put the minecraft tag in the tags because I thought it was non necessary. Is this thought good or can I use the tag ...
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Improving tag for fanmade game

I have stumbled upon this question While the question itself is absolutely valid, I disagree with tagging it as pokemon-series as it is not part of the original series and as the description states: ...
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Can we burn the game-rec tag?

Recently, this question was asked: https://gaming.stackexchange.com/questions/254329/where-can-i-find-a-top-100-of-all-videogames It has since been put on hold. Between the question being opened ...
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Should questions about achievements/trophies for a specific game include the console-specific tag?

For example, I had edited this question and removed both the ps4 and xbox-one tags, since the question is concerned mainly about a specific trophy and/or achievement being bugged/patched/etc. I felt ...
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Requesting tags for “Waves” game [duplicate]

I'm not sure at all if I am requesting tags correctly. If not, let me know it. Yesterday I couldn't publish a question in Arqade because there weren't tags for the game in question. I would like to ...
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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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Why was my edit of a question title rejected?

As far as I understand, putting the name of a game (aka a tag) in a title is not needed at all, unless its in the flow of the question. Yet one of my edits was rejected because: "This edit does not ...
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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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How should we tag Jedi Knight 2: Jedi Outcast?

I created the tag jk2-jedi-outcast because jedi-knight-2-jedi-outcast it 1 character too long. Any other suggestions, or should we leave it be. At the moment one question.
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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 ...