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Finding the name of an old arcade game

Without an image or sound bite how would one find out the name of an old coin-op arcade game made before the early 90's? There does not seem to be a tag for coin op games and you can only use the game ...
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When do I Vote to Close?

Sometimes I find questions that should be closed for one reason, but due to the quality of the question, they are better suited for another. For example, a question might be about modded Minecraft, ...
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On Meta, [mods] is an alias to [moderators], but there are also discussions about game mods

I found four questions that use the moderators tag while discussing game mods, as in the mods tag on main. Presumably, these questions used a mods tag, before it was aliased to moderators. Do "...
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Asking a question as a community wiki

I would like to ask a question on the main site that would ask for command line arguments for starcraft 2 and what they do. I assume answerers would only know part of the existing command line ...
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Please add Rusted Warfare game tag (RTS) [duplicate]

rusted-warfare It's a game on steam. It's also starting to pick up steam
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Close reason for “cannot reproduce”

(originally asked here) How should questions be closed where the problem described cannot be reproduced? One example is this question. The exact same thing that the asker describes as not working ...
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Why aren't tags for released video games auto-generated?

Recently I asked a question about Far Cry: New Dawn and the tag didn't exist. This is a major AAA game release by Ubisoft... shouldn't at least all AAA games get tags auto-generated to prevent the ...
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Why are these two questions “linked”?

When looking at this question about Monster Hunter World, the sidebar on the right shows a single "Linked" question, which is this question about Apex Legends. The opposite is also true, with the ...
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Please do not recommend moving an on topic SFF video game identification question to Arqade!

Story identification questions are perfectly on topic on SFF and in fact we are one of the main sites that have made them work. Video games are also on topic for us and we even have a specific video ...
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What types of question are not a good fit for the Hot Network Questions list?

On 2019-03-11, a number of changes related to the Hot Network Questions (HNQ) list were applied across the Stack Exchange network. You can read all about it here: Updating the Hot Network Questions ...
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Why were my downvotes retracted?

On several questions I received reputation back after previously downvoting due to what I believed to be low-quality effort posts. I both received my reputation back and the downvotes were retracted ...
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Do answers get pushed into Low Quality Posts when they gather enough downvotes?

Part of this question says: Is it incorrect? Downvote it (and if it gets enough downvotes, it’ll get kicked into the low quality queue where the community can delete it). Emphasis mine. Is this ...
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Why does my duplicate deserve so many downvotes?

A while back I asked the question: How can I stop getting notifications when my friends start games? Given the net score of -2 (+2/-4) I don't think this comes down to Tim losing his keys. What ...
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Is it an appropriate forum to ask my question [duplicate]

I have a question regarding a mobile game, Hustle Castle. I haven't found the answer to it when googling and I have poor experience from the dedicated forum since previously. Usually, I'd just ask ...
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How do I deal with a question ban without a way to meaningfully improve most questions?

As I recently received a question ban, I went again through my questions to improve them. I have a total of 3 questions which have no accepted answers (1 off-topic (deleted), 1 without answers, 1 ...
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Tag score not showing up on profile?

I am not sure if this is the right site to post this question. When I go to my Arqade public profile, the score for my top tags isn't showing up. My top tag right now is bomber-crew and it says that I ...
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Suggest removal of tag synonym (The Elders Scrolls Construction Kit)

There are two tags for questions about the TES Construction Kit, namely tes-construction-set and (the presumed master tag) the-elder-scrolls-construction-Set. The first tag has zero questions, and ...
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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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Separate site for Minecraft

There are so many questions about Minecraft they would fill a site, and most of them are trivial to answer. I regularly go on Arqade to answer questions, but Minecraft dominates the place.
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More space needed between badges and numbers [duplicate]

In both the question list and on the question itself, there is not enough room between certain numbers and the badge icon they go with (images zoomed in for effect): Here is my question for an ...
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What is it with massive downvoting of [minecraft-commands]?

To confirm my suspicion, I've just counted the average score over the last 100 questions tagged with minecraft-commands. And I came up with -0.87 It seems the downvotes are given regardless 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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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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Meta reputation out of sync in “Your Communities” sub-menu and mobile app

I know reputation is periodically synced between the parent site and meta site, so reputation will occasionally be different. However, the reputation is greatly out of sync in the "Your Communities" ...
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How can I improve my questions?

So I've been asking some questions on stack exchange here, and I got question banned. I read the article at the help center on asking good questions. I can't improve my questions (mostly because they ...
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How should I go about posting research on an answer that is not mine on my own question?

Post in question. I am going to go about and do some in-game research and statistics gathering to try and test out the answer that was posted to the question. How should I go about adding said ...
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Do we need Resident Evil 2 - Remake tag?

Just seen this question - Do zombies always get up eventually? . Author asks if we need new tag for remake. I think situation is similar to Prey - Prey-2017 or just Prey? . Right now there are only ...
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Community Promotion Ads — 2019

I know I'm not Grace Note, but... 2019 is here! And with the new year, as usual, comes a new iteration of Community Promotion Ads! Let’s refresh these for the coming year :) What are Community ...
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User asks for content of a cracked version of a free game

This question is asking for certain maps on CS GO. The asker even mentions the version of the game is a cracked one. I did flag the question as off-topic based on illegal content or piracy. However, ...
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User asks an identification question with a game artifact, has it closed, gets answer after closing, and wants to fix the question

We're running across an increasingly common occurrence in which a user asks an identification question with an artifact that people are concerned isn't from a game, the question is closed in very ...
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Is Black Mirror: Bandersnatch a game?

Wikipedia calls Black Mirror: Bandersnatch (2018) an "interactive movie," a term which it defines as [...] a video game that presents its gameplay in a cinematic, scripted manner, often through the ...
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As of 2019 am I allowed to ask about speculative lore on Arqade?

I've recently become very interested in the Bloodsouls lore and this got me to thinking: Can I ask about questions about speculative lore on Arqade? I've read through questions already asked on the ...
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How do I log out of Gaming StackExchange?

I just registered with this gaming site and I can't find the "log out" button. How do I log out?
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Why is my question downvoted, and why no comment and low views after a while

I have a question about my Arqade post: What is the sound ID of the Neutron Punch spell in Elemental Battlegrounds on Roblox? Why does no one answer my question for a while? I really need an answer! ...
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Why was this edit (that added a tag) rejected?

My edit on this question was rejected 2 times (and 1 time approved) with the following message: This edit does not make the post even a little bit easier to read, easier to find, more accurate or ...
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Should there be made a seperate tag for the Steam app?

Some user asked a question about having a problem with the mobile Steam app. It was tagged with steam. I thought that it would be best if it was tagged with a tag specific for the app, but I could not ...
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How to ask / to find out about games on specific topic

For example, I would like to find a review of games dedicated to money and sales close to real world. It does not have to be a real world stock exchange simulation but I am looking for something ...
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Are questions about leagues on-topic?

After asking What does map ban mean in StarCraft 1 leagues?, I visit What topics can I ask about here? and realize that this type of question isn't specifically addressed. So are we for or against it? ...
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2018: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, ...
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Can the tag needed for my mis-tagged question be created?

I just posted this question. It should be tagged warlords-battlecry-2, but the tag doesn't yet exist and I lack the rep to create it. Would someone with 300+ rep mind creating the tag and applying ...
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Why is there a reputation system on this site?

I want to make this clear, the idea of a reputation system on a Q/A website is foolish. Why would you create a system that prevents people from posting their ideas, comments, etc. isn't that the point ...
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May I ask game identifcation questions on meta? [duplicate]

I know that I can't ask on the main site, as per the tag definition of game-identification. If I can remember some description of a game, may I ask it here? If not, does anyone know a non S.E site ...
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Add 'ssbu' tag synonym to 'super-smash-bros-ultimate`

I don't have 5 score in the category yet, but this seems pretty obvious. Smash Bros on the N64 is often just called smash 64 Smash Bros. Melee is often called ssbm or melee Smash Bros. Brawl is ...
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Why is this question about “recommendations of games”?

I've recently asked this question. Currently it has 4 close votes that say Questions that ask for recommendations of games, servers, software, or hardware are off topic. For more information on ...
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Why do I have a tumbleweed badge?

I just checked my profile here and I have a tumbleweed badge. The description for the badge goes: Asked a question with zero score, no answers, no comments, and low views for a week. However, I ...
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Why can't I delete a post I made?

I posted a question a couple years ago. It did not receive any answers for several days, at which point I decided to do my own research for a second time to see if I missed something, and found the ...
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How do I edit my profile?

I wasn't entirely sure where to ask this, but this was the best place I could think of. I'm trying to edit my profile on stack exchange, but I can't figure out how. I've matured a lot since I created ...
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Should this question be edited, or should a new question be asked?

This question was asked and answered today, a game-identification question where a user quickly identified that the provided screenshot was from the game Metin 2. The asker commented on that answer to ...
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How do I link to a meta tag in the main site?

So, as you know, if you write a tag, like so: minecraft [tag:minecraft] SE automatically converts that into the relevant site's tag link and formats it nicely like the ones at the bottom of the ...
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Imprecise answer accepted, what to do?

On this question, the accepted answer mentions key ghosting, although the actual issue the user is experiencing is key rollover. This answer is not outright wrong and it has the potential of offering ...

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