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How is the community doing? [2019] [duplicate]

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. We did this in 2017 and 2018 and it was very helpful. So again we'd ...
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Are campaign research questions on topic? [2012]

There is a category of questions on this site that seriously pollutes our scope. Taking these questions to their logical maximum (which I see us continually approaching) everything under the sun has ...
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I've been told my question is better suited to a forum, but where should I go?

I asked a question that got closed for not being suited for the Q&A format that RPG.SE uses, and was told that my question would work better on a discussion forum. Where can I find an RPG ...
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What rules/guidance do we want to give for homebrew review questions, if any?

There seemed to be a strong consensus in this question that we're not happy with how homebrew review is working on the site right now, and that the way forward is to get some additional rules around ...
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How can I ask a good homebrew review question?

I'd like to post some homebrew material I've made, and I want people to review it so I can ensure it will work well. How can I ask a good question like this? What are our guidelines for handling these ...
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How should I ask about my D&D 5e Homebrew being balanced?

We've had a number of D&D 5e homebrew questions that present a piece of homebrew (a race, a class, etc) and ask if it is balanced. Some get closed as too broad or primarily opinion-based, others ...
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Should I make a generic “Is my homebrew game content balanced?” Question with an Answer of “Probably not, No”?

Something that I’ve noticed happening over and over again is a new user showing up with a homebrew piece of game content (e.g. a race, class, feat, et cetera), and then posting a Question to the ...
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Should we ban Game/System identification questions?

Jeff's Final Blog post discussed the issue of identification questions. We've gotten them from time to time. I support banning them for the following reasons RPG questions are often potentially ...
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Are "critique my home-brewed content" questions on topic?

If I've developed some home-brewed content for my favorite RPG, such as a new class or monster for a d20 system, would posting it in a question asking for balance-related feedback be appropriate? ...
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Why do my questions about homebrew content get downvoted?

In my brief experience with this site, I have encountered problems with asking for balance on homebrew items. Every single time I have posted a homebrew question, it is downvoted, regardless of ...
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How can we address questions about homebrew balance?

Often we get questions such as Is moving between separate attacks of the same spell unbalanced? The trouble I always face with these questions is "unbalanced with respect to what?". All house rules ...
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How do I present homebrew material in a critique question?

I have begun working on a homebrew class for D&D 5e and I plan to ask a critique question on rpg.se once I'm finished. I figured it would be better to ask this meta question now than at the end ...
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