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What is our current stance on using developer kits, map editors, and similar tools?

Related: Do "mod-development" questions belong here? Also related: Do "map-editor" questions belong here? (Both from 2010) I recently reviewed a burst of flagged questions ...
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When should the [*-series] tags be created?

I recently found out that there are tags like legend-of-zelda-series, grand-theft-auto-series and half-life-series, and I was wondering: When should the [*-series] tags be created? What if there is ...
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Difference between 'flag' and 'close'

For some reason I only just now noticed that I can choose to either flag a question for moderation, or opt to close it. Is the second option really just a shortcut (of one mouse-click less) to that ...
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Dealing with old questions about non-existent features?

As games get updated, sometimes features are removed, or become redundant, especially with games that cannot have previous versions accessed, like the leaves in Pokémon Go. Questions like this, ...
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Can I ask for cheat codes and mods on this site?

Can I ask for cheat codes of a game on this forum? And can I ask for mods for an Android game here?
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What is the most upvoted question in Arqade?

I want to know what is the most upvoted question in Arqade so I can use it to learn what constitutes a high quality question. Does anyone know what is the most upvoted question on Arqade?
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Renaming [call-of-duty-black-ops-zombies] to [cod-black-ops-zombies-mobile]

From a recent discussion the decision has been made to expand questions about Call of Duty Zombies mode to include tags specific to the game's zombies mode. For instance, a question about the game ...
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Are questions about comparisons of Adults-only games vs their Teen/Mature counterparts allowed?

I have read that sexual content is not allowed and questions about media rating bodies are, but there are Adults-Only (AO) rated games with no sexual content and other ones with an Everyone/Teen ...
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How can I report NSFW ad on main site?

This is an ad from main site that is shown to me right now: I consider it NSFW, how can I report it?
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Could we add links to the Meta posts created to redirect users to external sources for off-topic questions to the relevant help page?

A couple months ago, I suggested we created several Meta posts for our default off-topic close reasons so we can redirect users to a location where that particular question is on-topic and users are ...
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This account is scheduled to be deleted 11 mins ago

I'm about to delete my account, the 24 hours period is over and now it says on my user page: This account is scheduled to be deleted 11 mins ago What does this mean? Is this some kind of extra ...
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Tag synonym request: Street Fighter 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 [lego-harry-potter] and [lego-harry-potter-2] to [lego-harry-potter-years-1-4] and [lego-harry-potter-years-5-7]

Currently, we have the tag lego-harry-potter for Lego Harry Potter: Years 1–4 and lego-harry-potter-2 for Lego Harry Potter: Years 5–7. To my knowledge, the two games have never been marketed under ...
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How do we tag questions about Call Of Duty Zombies mode?

There are a lot of posts about Call Of Duty's series-spanning game mode Zombies, but none of these questions have a tag that reflects the game mode itself. In first page of the search I saw posts ...
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How should the Link’s Awakening remake be tagged?

The remake of Link’s Awakening for the Switch was officially released on September 20th, 2019. And we already have a question for this game. However, the question was tagged with the zelda-links-...
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We shouldn't have a close reason specific to a single game. What is a better close reason?

As some probably already know, I do not think that it's good to have a close reason that is specific to a single game. So why is this a problem? It drives some people off the site, I don't have any ...
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What is the ideal body for simple unambiguous one-liner questions?

Let's say I have a question that's as simple and unambiguous as "What is 1 + 1?" (in decimal, of course; that's the assumption here). It's a one-liner. There doesn't need any other context to it. I ...
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Are questions about Twitch on topic?

I read a question on here with an answer saying that if a topic is mostly about video games then it's okay. So are questions about Twitch on topic?
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Bounty button missing

I would like to place a bounty on why just ban minecraft modding tech support, but I can't seem to find the button. After some research it seems like it's supposed to be under add a comment, but it ...
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Let's test out the Modded Minecraft Tech Support close reason

It's been a little over two weeks since our latest discussion about swapping out one of our 4 off-topic closure templates with one dedicated to modded Minecraft troubleshooting/crashing. For those ...
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What should we do with clearly fake questions?

This question about a "new horror steve or bug" is, as far as I can tell, not a real question about a real problem (it could, though extremely unlikely, be a mod that the author forgot about). There ...
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Minor adjustment to badge description

Shouldn't the description of the gold badge 'Electorate' Vote on 600 questions and 25% or more of total votes are on questions be Vote on 600 questions and answers* and 25% or more of total ...
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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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How similar can questions be?

About a month ago I asked How frequently should I be posting questions? and received the answer "as often as you need to". Today, in a similar situation, I felt I was answering too many questions. ...
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Are questions about Youtubers/streamers on topic?

I just read this question about finding a Youtuber playing Monster Hunter Generation and I was wondering: Are Q&A's about finding a Youtuber or streamer who's playing a specific game on topic? I ...
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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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Looking for help to ask a parental control question about Xbox One

Could you help me to start on the right foot? First time posting a question here. I would like to make a question as a gamer parent. While I have several answers on other SE sites only very few of my ...
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Could user names in comments be updated when a user changes their name?

I changed my name a couple years ago on the stackexchange family of sites. It was an overall good experience. I would share links to my answers to my facebook friends and coworkers, but I don't. ...
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Comparing graphics between gaming consoles shouldn't be closed as opinion-based

The following question was closed as opinion-based: How do the Nintendo Switch graphics compare to the Playstation 3? I agree that a question which asks if a console is 'better' in general would be ...
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Should we replace one of our close reasons with modded Minecraft tech support?

The idea of a close reason specifically for modded Minecraft tech support has come up time and time and time again. Since we have recently revisited the wording for off-topic Minecraft questions, now ...
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Does someone know more about “Minecraft – Greek mythology edition”?

This question was asked about that game, but used the minecraft tag. I asked in the comments what that is and got this link. Apparently this is some new Minecraft related game made by Microsoft. Does ...
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Why was my other account removed?

I need to know why I was removed, if it was because I didn't use this site much, well I couldn't - it wouldn't let me ask stuff for a month or even comment. Can a moderator answer me? I lost over 30 ...
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How do we want to handle tagging for questions related to WoW Classic?

WoW Classic released legally on August 26, 2019. For the most part, it is the game as it was in version 1.12.1 (September 2006). At this point in time, it is unclear if it will remain that way, ...
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Why are my questions having the game name added to the title?

I've recently posted a few questions and they've been edited to include the game name in the question title. It was my understanding that this was not required as the game is in the tag. These have ...
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Do questions about strategic teams for Pokémon games fit in Arqade SE?

I'm starting to get interested into strategic matches of Pokémon (mostly on Showdown) and I was wondering if something like asking for help to balance a team may fit into the Arqade SE. While ...
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Delete vote count does not update unless I refresh the page

I was recently looking through answers with delete votes in the 10k tools and found a question with two answers that needed to be deleted. I clicked the delete button on the first one, and it informed ...
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Why did so many questions I've answered get bumped to the Arqade homepage recently?

Over the course of the weekend five questions I've answered were bumped to the homepage of Arqade. Before this no questions I've asked or answered have been bumped by Community before (to my knowledge)...
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What is Arqade's current stance on adult games?

A decade ago, adult games that contained content of a erotic or sexual nature would have been considered fringe and non-mainstream. Lately however, adult games have made their way to the mainstream ...
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Why keep dead link comments?

I recently flagged a few comments that provided a link to what was ostensibly a helpful resource, but had since become dead links linking to nothing in particular. The comments did not provide any ...
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Where can I ask technical troubleshooting questions about modded Minecraft?

I have an issue with Modded Minecraft. I'm pretty sure it's my computer itself that has the problem. I tried to download and play Skyfactory, and it always gave me an error on startup. Any other ...
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How to make links in comments?

I have been trying to get links into comments but can't get it to work. I tried making one the same way you make one in a question or answer, but that didn't work. And then I tried these guys ways, ...
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Bounty for Great Answer - Can't award straight away

I just wanted to award a bounty to someone for a great answer. After 2 years, one of my questions got a great, complete answer and I wanted to give a little more. In Mario Party 4, what are the odds ...
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How do I earn the Tenacious and Unsung Hero badges?

The description is weird and hard to understand. The description for Tenacious is Zero score accepted answers: more than 5 and 20% of total Unsung Hero is similar, just a little harder. What ...
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My request for recommendations was closed as off-topic. Where can I ask for help instead?

I posted a question asking for recommendations of games, consoles, or other hardware or software, which was closed as off-topic for one of the reasons explained in this FAQ. Is there anywhere else I ...
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Just a Curiosity Question: Whats with the recent downvoting on the newest tab?

So, I came in today, and saw that nearly every newest tab item (or atleast many of them) had -1 to -4 downvotes, Is someone serial downvoting? or are the questions literally that bad? I dont want to ...
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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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Consider version context of old questions related to evolving games?

Some games enjoy a lively audience and a dedicated development team and so evolve over a period of years. Arqade has been around long enough to have questions that were asked at a time when a ...
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Locked Stardew Valley question for more than 3 years now

Just noticed that this Stardew Valley question has been locked since May 2016, apparently due to an edit war about its title: Do I get any benefits from petting my chicken? Since it's been more than ...
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Make formatting not take up characters in comments/chat?

As you may know, doing ['text']('URL link') makes a link that goes to 'URL link' but has the text of 'text'. However, when making comments with links in this way, the brackets, parenthesis, and URL ...
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My game identification question was closed as off-topic. Where can I ask for help instead?

I posted a game identification question which was closed as off-topic because it was lacking a screenshot or video from the game I'm trying to identify. Is there anywhere else I can ask my question if ...

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