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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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What's a good place to get feedback on / iron out a homebrew's balance? [duplicate]

I don't think it's really a subject for the main questions area, it's too subjective and discussion drive. Open a chat? But how would poeple find that?
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How is the community doing? [2018]

(Largely cribbed from the 2017 check-in) We, the elected moderators, wanted to take a minute to check in and see how the community feels like things are going on the site. About a year ago we did ...
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Let's talk about 8chan

In our faq “I've been told my question is better suited to a forum, but where should I go?”, an answer was posted recently suggesting people might find 8chan a useful discussion site. The usual ...
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Community self-evaluation: How are we doing with game recommendations?

Our game recommendation guidelines are four years old this month. It's worth taking some time to reflect and review as a community how well they are working. What works well? What doesn't? Have they ...
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Question “On Hold” but its already been answered, Negative votes on new user posts, And general Shin kicking

Now this is a small rant of mine but since I'm a new user I'm guaranteed to get maybe -1 or -2 on this post but here I go. now this is related to New User Experience: Why allow downvotes (esp. below ...
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What's so problematic about a recommendation question having potentially hundreds of answers, anyway?

This Q&A is out of date - game-recs are now off topic, see Are Game Recommendation Questions On Topic, Revisited We've recently had a couple of recommendation questions appear with requirements ...
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Are we satisfied with the state of homebrew review questions?

For the past seven years, homebrew review questions (that is, questions of the form, "Is this homebrew balanced?") have been on-topic and thus allowed. As brought up in the latest "How is the ...
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Is formatting more important than content on StackExchange answers for initial votes?

So I know this site isn't a wiki site and probably not a good place to come for knowledge, but I don't know of any good wiki sites for gray area 5e (D&D 5th ed.) stuff and Google Search brings up ...
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Proposal to reboot our forum list

Our list of forums gets used in comments quite frequently, including by yours truly --- however, while I like describing it as "our curated list of forums", many of the answers there haven't been ...
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How can I ask for recommendations without getting my question closed as 'Shopping'

Related: I want to ask for recommendations, but that's off topic. Is there any way to ask my question? I'm starting a new 5th edition D&D game with a group of friends. I've DM'ed before, but ...
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Where should I ask discussion questions?

I've been wanting to ask a few questions that are focused less around getting a ruling or asking for help with a problem, and I'm not sure where I should ask them. I know Meta is for questions ...
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Is there a dedicated place within RPG SE for users to post source codes or helpful spreadsheets that they made/use to share the love to other users?

I play a summoning focused druid in my 3.5e campaign and handling multiple summons and math on the fly with all the augments got tiresome - I couldn't find a helpful sheet for animal/creature ...
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Why doesn't this site allow opinion-based side questions?

I have asked several questions which contain side questions. For example, in a question regarding familiars using magic items, I asked What would be the best magic item(s) to give an imp (for ...
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Can a question about what makes a good session 0 be made on-topic?

Over the past few months I've noticed a ton of questions - particularly in problem-players and gm-techniques - which are answered in part by suggesting that the GM have a session 0 (a pregame session ...

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