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I'd like to push back on the current thinking that mod-rec is a bad thing. Right now the arguments I've heard against them are that they are bad by association with game-rec. The things that are bad about game-rec are described in this meta: So, your typical game recommendation is a question that has two qualities. A shopping recommendation - ...


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Game recommendations are off-topic and there's a close option for off-topic -> game/software/hardware recommendations.


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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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While game-recommendation is a tag that we apparently have (I looked), game recommendations themselves are not on-topic here. From our list of close reasons: "Questions that ask for recommendations of games, software, or hardware are off topic. For more information on why these sorts of questions don't work here, see "So, what actually is a Game-Rec?" and "...


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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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The problem with adding non-stack exchange sites in a custom close reason is that it means we're endorsing those sites as being a reliable and high quality resource for those types of questions. Might not sound like a big deal, but it means we'd need to constantly check these resources to ensure they continue to meet our standards. This is some added ...


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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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Arqade is not a forum where you just talk, but you could use basically any forum for this or similar questions. I recommend Steam It's a huge shop. Each game there has relevant discussion. Find a game you like, navigate to the general discussion forums, and ask "What are other games similar to this I can play?" Such questions are common. Another option: ...


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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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This would be a recommendation question, which is off-topic here.


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TL;DR: If it would be anywhere, it would be here. Here, though, we've decided they're not on topic. Your first example question, "Which publishers would be angered if a game I'm developing were to include this feature?", is off-topic specifically because we can't answer it. It's a question related to developer intent, and we're not the developers. It's ...


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So, your typical game recommendation is a question that has two qualities. A shopping recommendation - shopping recommendations are considered off-topic because of being too localized, often subjective, and tend to attract discussion. These kinds of questions solicit opinions of what is a good buy, or if they think one or more specific items are a good buy. ...


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


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Following a larger discussion around how we can better help users that visit our site, Arqade now has two faq questions for suggesting good places to go for off-topic Identification and Recommendation questions: My game identification question was closed as off-topic. Where can I ask for help instead? My request for recommendations was closed as off-topic. ...


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