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“Players who see it differently are simply wrong”

Yes, that's what I read today in comments on an answer to this question. Again: Players who see it differently are simply wrong Someone downvoted me, based on the fact that his playstyle must be ...
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Proposing a [cheese] tag that is a category of rules exploits/fun

With this question in mind, there are others, I'd like to suggest a cheese tag as a clear identifier of people looking for fun exploits. This particular question, and the comments in response, is why ...
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Keep my homebrew stuff secret in order to avoid biased answers

I asked a question about a subclass feature from an Unearthed Arcana article. I know that Unearthed Arcana stuff is playtest material and therefore might not be balanced. That’s why I wanted to ...
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Burninate [players]. The tag, I mean

I've browsed through the players questions and found these ones: Questions about issues with problem-players Questions about social aspects of role-playing games or group-dynamics Question about ...
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What if you agree with an answer, except for one part that is not really on-topic but you find very wrong?

For the context, I am speaking about KRyan's answer to How much money can I make up with class features?. As it is I completely agree with it, except for the last sentence I find completely wrong. On ...
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How can we rein in playstyle conflicts on a Q&A?

How do I handle a player asking insistently about game secrets between sessions? and its answers seem (to me) to be verging on a few troublesome points: a GM knowing better than his players what's ...
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How do we deal with harmful stereotypes in posts?

Everyone has unexamined assumptions about "other" groups of people, and sometimes that comes through harmfully in an answer or question posted to the site, either unintentionally or intentionally. ...
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How can we improve this community? [closed]

As a web developer I frequent a lot of Stack Exchange communities and never have I experienced one with such a community of judgement and nitpicking. Some of these exchanges don't even phrase topics ...
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What stack do I go to for RPG information designed for people who actually want to enjoy the game? [duplicate]

This stack appears to be entirely designed for Rules Lawyers and has little to no useful content for players who want to enjoy the game they choose to play, any suggestions for somewhere else one ...
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Discourage the use of terms like RAW, RAI, and RAF

RAW, RAI, and RAF muddy the water As users who talk a lot about the mechanics of games, we often lose sight of the rest of the community. Terms like RAW, RAI, and RAF can be confusing for many users, ...
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How do we handle a desire to challenge the frame of a question?

Sometimes, someone asks a question that seems like it might suffer from the XY Problem (asking about your attempted solution instead of your actual problem) and you want to point that out. Or you ...
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Can we improve the detailed guidance on comments in the Help Center for RPG.SE?

Having read through the Help again, and having found this meta a nice starting point, I am still not satisfied with the policy guidance on comments. A concise pieces of policy on comments was ...
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How can I reduce my chance of Arcane Spell Failure? [closed]

So, I recently read Brain, mxyzplk, and CRoss's excellent paper which can be found here, in Brian's answer. I migrate through the different divisions of the RPG space when performing different tasks, ...
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FAQ Index for Role-playing Games Stack Exchange

For frequently-asked questions common to all sites in the network, see FAQ for Stack Exchange sites. For official guidance from Stack Exchange, visit the Help Center. Asking questions How do we ask ...
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Why was my question closed as too broad, unclear, or opinion-based?

There are a good number of questions, especially from users new to the site, that get closed as too broad or opinion-based. This is a post we can link them to for more guidance than what comments can ...

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