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TL;DR: Game-identification questions are okay only if you include screenshots, audio, or other tangible media from the game. We use the tag game-identification for asking questions about games that the asker doesn't know the name of. However, we have very strict restrictions on these kinds of questions to avoid numerous problems we've had with these ...


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Below is a list of things which if you include in your question should protect you from being down voted/closed (unless it's a duplicate). Users can also just link back to this if a question lacks information so the poster can read. Note: By community consensus, questions asking for support of Modded Minecraft are now off-topic on Arqade. 1) List your ...


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/r/tipofmyjoystick https://old.reddit.com/r/tipofmyjoystick/ This is a subreddit dedicated to answering game identification questions, and allows identification questions without any sort of assets.


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This will depend entirely on the mod that you're having issues with, but: Reach out to the Developer or Community Team surrounding the mod Minecraft has stabilised a lot over the years, and most of the larger/more popular mods and modpacks have teams of people keeping the mod alive: updating for new versions of Minecraft, adding new features, fixing bugs, ...


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If the game you remember has a clear Science Fiction or Fantasy theme, then you can ask on our sister-site: Science Fiction & Fantasy Stack Exchange Please see their helpful video game identification guide: How to ask a good (video game) story-ID question and also their general ID guide How to ask a good story-ID question?, and remember that Stack ...


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The Gamingsuggestions subreddit on Reddit https://www.reddit.com/r/gamingsuggestions/ This is a Reddit community focused specifically on suggesting games to play based on criteria given by the user. It just requires a free reddit account to use.


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The Bridge If you have at least 20 reputation, you're welcome to join us in The Bridge, Arqade's main chat room. Most of the regulars have played quite a few games, and might be able to identify the game you're looking for just from the description. Remember that our Code of Conduct still applies and, since this is a chat room, messages can get lost in the ...


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The first thing you should do before asking a question is read this guide to Minecraft Commands, to make sure that you know the basics. The second thing to do is to make sure to search Arqade to see if anyone has already asked your question. If you still don't know the answer, then ask the question. How to ask your question A good minecraft-commands ...


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The Bridge If you have at least 20 reputation, you're welcome to join us in The Bridge, Arqade's main chat room. Most of the regulars have played quite a few games, and might be able to suggest a game, piece of software, or hardware according to your needs. Remember that our Code of Conduct still applies and, since this is a chat room, messages can get lost ...


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Tags can't be created without questions, just ask your question and use an irrelevant tag and add a comment asking for a user to add the proper tag.


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The essence of emulation is to run software in environments that are not or no longer supported. Consider the case of DOSBox: DOSBox is a DOS-emulator that uses the SDL-library which makes DOSBox very easy to port to different platforms. DOSBox has already been ported to many different platforms, such as Windows, BeOS, Linux, MacOS X... I could keep ...


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Video Game Recommendation Engine https://apps.quanticfoundry.com/recommendations/gamerprofile/videogame/ If you are looking for recommendations on what to play, you can give this engine 3 or more other video games that you enjoyed and its algorithm will find you plenty of similar titles! And it's free with no sign up!


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Steam's Interactive Recommender A new release by Valve, the Interactive Recommender analyzes games played by Steam users who have played the same games as you, trying to find games you might enjoy, given that they were enjoyed by people with similar tastes. It is, of course, limited to Steam games, and can only provide suggestions based on games you have ...


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/r/flashgames https://old.reddit.com/r/FlashGames/ A subreddit dedicated to the discussion of Flash games as well as identifying flash games. Similar to /r/tipofmyjoystick but more focused within Flash games specifically.


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The "What was that game called" Thread on Kongregate https://www.kongregate.com/forums/3-general-gaming/topics/57132-the-what-was-that-game-called-thread?page=1 If you have a Kongregate account or have a browser game you wish to inquire about, you might have some luck asking people in this thread, Since Kongregate is a browser game portal.


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A tag cannot exist without a question. If you have a question about said game, just ask it and tag it with pc or something, but do mention in your post about what game you are talking, so someone with enough rep can add the tag to your question.


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r/cade For recommendations about arcade gaming hardware / diy https://www.reddit.com/r/cade


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I think after making a question you can flag it for moderator attention with the other reason and then just ask them to make the tag. Apparently >300 rep users can make tags: https://gaming.stackexchange.com/help/privileges/create-tags So as Robotnik mentioned, just leave a comment asking someone to create a tag.


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