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Top tags requiring a tag wiki

Tag wikis are now prominently shown on hover and when tagging a question -- all the more reason to at least write their excerpts down! If you consider yourself knowledgeable about a game, please ...
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Rename [wotl-eternal] -> [the-binding-of-isaac-eternal]

In 2015 this question was asked, so I created the tag wotl-eternal which was a free DLC for The binding of Isaac, and an improvement for Wrath of the lamb DLC. At that time we still had the 25 ...
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Rename [codename-steam] to [code-name-steam]

Can the tag for Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. be renamed from codename-steam to code-name-steam? I tried to retag the one question for this game, but got an error that the new tag would be too similar.
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Merge Tag [fire-emblem-the-sacred-stones] to [fire-emblem-sacred-stones]

Merge the tag fire-emblem-the-sacred-stones to fire-emblem-sacred-stones because both are about the same game Fire Emblem : The Sacred Stones.
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Should a game always have its own tag?

In a recent answer to another one of my Arqade Meta questions, the answerer mentioned that I should create a tag if I find myself asking a question about a game that doesn't already have its own tag. ...
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Does talking about specific game groups constitute game history?

I was improving a question that asks about specific types of player groups in "No Man's Sky". It occurred to me that this sort of question might be considered gaming-history. Checking the ...
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How to Handle Xbox Series X/S Tagging?

While we don't have many questions yet about these tags (or any for the Series S right now), it seems other sources (take Wikipedia for example) put the Xbox Series X and Series S together, rather ...
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Are questions tagged with one of my Watched Tags no longer highlighted?

I watch the tags minecraft-java-edition and minecraft-commands, which makes them highlighted in the Top Questions feed. Recently, these questions stopped being highlighted. Are questions tagged with ...
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Inconsistency in Minecraft related tags

We have a tag called minecraft-commands. You must use it with another minecraft tag to specify. Same goes for redstone. We have minecraft-java-edition-server and minecraft-bedrock-edition-server. ...
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Tags for NieR Replicant

So, apparently NieR Replicant was a Japan-only release, which has recently been "updated" and released globally with the official title NieR Replicant™ ver.1.22474487139.... Should questions ...
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How should I tag a question about Universal Minecraft Editor?

I have found a fix for Universal Minecraft Editor's broken chunk locator, and I wish to ask a question to provide information on how the fix works. This question is on-topic because it asks about game-...
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What are the requirements for suggesting a new tag? [duplicate]

What are the requirements for suggesting a new tag for Gaming SE via Gaming-Meta versus reputation requirements? As you can see I do not have enough reputation points to create a new tag.
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How should we tag questions that aren't about any one game in particular?

Here is the situation: someone made a question, and added WAY too many tags. I wanted to retag it with something general (general, multiple-games) but we don't really have that many 'general' tags, so ...
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Feature for the [technical-issues] tag regarding games that crash

After reading several questions such as this one, I wonder if we could add a popup message when a user is using the [technical-issues] tag. Something like this: If your game is crashing, make sure ...
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Should we have a tag for finding info about obscure games that don't warrant a full [game-name] tag?

There are a a few obscure games that I know the title of, but I can't seem to find any information on them. Googling them leads to games with similar title, but after several pages I get nothing. Is ...
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Introducing a PvP tag for WoW

I think that there should be a PvP tag for World of Warcraft, wow-pvp or world-of-warcraft-pvp. There are currently 77 questions regarding PvP in WoW, showing that there is a lot of interest. In-game, ...
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Should [minecraft-bedrock-edition-server] always be used with [minecraft-bedrock-edition]?

The tag wiki excerpt for minecraft-bedrock-edition-server was recently edited to strongly recommend also using minecraft-bedrock-edition. There's a similar suggested edit for minecraft-java-edition-...
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Add a Scrap Mechanic tag [duplicate]

Scrap Mechanic is a (semi) popular creative/survival sandbox game, and could much use a tag on Arqade. The game on steam: Scrap Mechanic. Thank you.
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Can we add a The Battle Cats tag? [duplicate]

I have quite a few questions about The Battle Cats and I wish there was a tag for The Battle Cats so I could post them.
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Ability to block/warn about certain combinations of tags

We already have blocked tags and tag warnings, but we need to expand this feature to block or warn about certain combinations of tags, not just the presence/absence of a certain tag. This argument ...
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Can we have a tag for MCEdit?

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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A suitable tag for Bos Wars? [duplicate]

I wanted to post a question about Bos Wars, but no tag exists for the game. My reputation is not high enough to create a new tag. I am unable to post the question because I cannot find any other ...
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Export of tags with disproportionate question-to-follower ratio?

We've had a few discussions lately about proper use of tags on SGE: Let's talk about Mods [baby] An End to Endings Request for Tag Burnination: Review All are based off of the same concepts: Meta ...
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How should we treat demo related questions in terms of tagging?

I came across a question about a demo that has been released. The question is entirely answerable, but this lead me to look up how many demo related tags we have. I found three matched the search ...
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Include a game's name in question titles to avoid confusion in the HNQ sidebar [duplicate]

I just joined this exchange solely in order to post this meta question. Usually, I hang out in the programming-related exchanges, but, as with any old dictionary, one gets ... sidetracked ... by the ...
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Possibility to add a popup to when you try to create a question with a particular tag?

We have some tags that really, are a foundation for bad, closed questions. (looking at you [game-identification]...) I wonder, would there be a way to popup a notice when you create a question with a '...
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How to suggest tags? [duplicate]

Arqade really needs a tag for the game "Growtopia". Is there a way we can suggest tags?
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Make the 'Related' sidebar links prioritize questions matching *all* tags

Although SE in general considers tags to be equal, we have some tags (like achievements) that are usually only valid when paired with another tag for a particular game or series. However, the code for ...
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Questions with ignored tags are a little too transparent

The questions tagged with ignored tags have opacity: 0.2 in the stylesheet. I think this is a little too transparent. Stack Overflow and Meta Stack Overflow (the only two I checked) use opacity: 0.5. ...
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Should questions about Minecraft mods be tagged mods?

I know Minecraft mod questions should be tagged minecraft-mods. Should they also be tagged mods? That seems redundant, but should tags look like this: minecraft-java-edition minecraft-mods Or this: ...
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How can I un-ignore a tag?

I play Prison Architect, and I therefore have favourited the prison-architect tag. However, as you can see in the above screenshot, the tag appears to be both favourited and ignored at the same time. ...
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Add a 'new tags' review queue

David has kindly granted the request to Stop removing tags that are only used once in the last 6 months. In his answer he mentioned that we should: Get familiar with http://gaming.stackexchange.com/...
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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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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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Rename [osx] → [mac-os-x] [duplicate]

The tag osx should be renamed to mac-os-x as that is the proper name of the operating system.
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Tag synonym request: [mac-os] to [os-x] (or vice versa) [duplicate]

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 ...
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Why are the top two tags being added to a question's title?

A few of us noticed today that Gaming has started adding twice the number of tags into the title of the page (if the Question title doesn't already contain the string in question). In a word, why? ...
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What should be done about the tags for the Retrocycles/Armagetron Advanced game?

Yesterday I asked a question about the game Retrocycles. As I noticed there was no tag for it, I made one. I later realized that "Retrocycles" is just the steam version's name and it is ...
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Tag synonym request: [eu4] --> [europa-universalis-4]

This is a pretty common abbreviation for the game, so much so that whenever I mention it in text (and most of the time in speech as well) I use eu4 rather than the draw out Europa Universalis Four. ...
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Is there a listing of the recent changes made only to Gaming?

I'm curious about recent changes made to Gaming after this question was asked. Is there (or can there be? I didn't find anything through search) a meta post with a listing of recent changes (code, ...
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Should tags be created for each specific platform, instead of having a general tag for every platform? [duplicate]

I tagged a game and used the PC tag to let the users know I am specifically talking about the PC version. I then read the tag properly to realize that the PC isn't used at all to tag a version of a ...
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Consider retagging version specific [minecraft] questions to [minecraft-0.12]

We currently have 42 questions about Minecraft. Some of those can be expected to still be valid in the final release (examples: 1, 2, 3, 4), while others are more or less clearly version-specific (...
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Prison Architect version specific tags

I would like to see alpha-version specific tags used on Prison Architect questions to help me filter out questions/problems that have most likely been fixed in an update. New releases are fairly ...
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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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Requesting tags for 2 games [duplicate]

I really want some tags to be added to Arqade. Two of them are dawn-of-fire, and scrabble. Don't say Scrabble is not online!
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Hybrid animals: Where IS it? [duplicate]

There is a game, Hybrid animals. It is QUITE an interesting game. It has an FPS edition on steam and a MUCH different version on mobile. My question is: WHy is there no tag for it? And why don't we ...
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Requesting a Tag for the mobile game 'Mafia City' [duplicate]

I have a few questions about the mobile game Mafia City, but when I try asking a question, I cannot use the tag mafia-city because that tag does not exist. I cannot create a new tag either because I ...
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I want to ask a question about a game which has no tag yet, how should I tag it?

I want to ask a question about game X, but this is the first time anyone asks about X so there's no corresponding [X] tag, and my reputation is too low to create a new tag. How should I tag it?
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Tag Synonym Request [playstation-3] -> [ps3] [duplicate]

There are quite a few questions tagged playstation-3, but a lot more with ps3. Obviously, there is a tag that is redundant here, so one of the should be merged with the other one.
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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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