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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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Can we get the answers to this question merged into a single CW answer?

So, the question "What monsters are depicted on the 4.0 DM Screen?" has 3 answers that each contribute a bit of answer to the question and collectively answer it. Rather than 3 separate answers, I ...
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How should we use Community Wiki, Part III

In the beginning, RPG.SE was Community Wiki crazy. We used it for everything. We have an old Meta question on what to use CW for. But then we realized list questions were bad and CW was being used as ...
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Where to find races and classes in 5e

I agree that https://rpg.stackexchange.com/q/77169/23970 isn't a great question for the site. One step worse than a "read the book to me," it's a "read the ToC to me" question. However... Would What ...
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Would Community Wiki be useful for questions about the “current” state of something?

We have a few questions that are asking about the current state of affairs of something. Of course, “current” has a tendency to change with time. They're not off-topic or unanswerable, and unlike ...
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Should answers for questions about (re)sources for games be made CWs?

The idea occurred to me when I answered this question, specifically asking for resources for a D&D campaign focused in Amn. I'm fairly new to RPG.SE (and SE in general), but a quick search for "...
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Just For Fun Request: Show-off character sheet thread

Tex.SE has alot of fun with its big-list, subjective, community wiki "Show Off" threads. Showcase of beautiful typography done in TeX & friends Nice scientific pictures show off I would like to ...
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Community Wiki auto-conversion is no more

There is no longer any kind of automatic Community Wiki conversion of questions and answers. No matter how many editors or revisions your post has, it will never become Community Wiki now. The only ...
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Is it acceptable behavior to add questions from a fan-derived game FAQ as community-wiki questions?

I used to maintain fan-generated FAQs for a couple of game systems on my website. I plan to no longer maintain them. None of the information is proprietary. Rather than have the information cast ...
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Questions that don't have a 'correct' answer

I am having problems on deciding which answers to accept on Questions like Rules of player inventions or, perhaps a better example, creating emotions. I mean, strictly speaking, there is no "right" ...
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How should we use Community Wiki, Part II? [duplicate]

In the beginning, RPG.SE was Community Wiki crazy. We used it for everything. We have an old Meta question on what to use CW for. But then we realized list questions were bad and CW was being used as ...
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Should we be closing old community wiki questions?

I'm curious, This Question, was just closed. It is over a year old, and marked as community wiki, with a large number of answers. Granted, it did draw a new answer, but that is also marked as ...
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Terms wiki deletion

I am not happy that this question was closed by three votes. Can we change the limit here to be more representative of the numbers that can now vote to close topics? It is reasonable that it should ...
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Should Community Wikis have multiple Answer posts?

I thought the point of a Community Wiki was so that multiple users could edit one answer, and have lists generated and consolidated into one entry. Why is it then, that we commonly see Community Wiki ...
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Do Community Wikis affect my statistics, particularly the Accept Rate?

I've just posted a couple Community Wikis to help build lists of common RPG/DnD terms here. Although answers to CWs should (theoretically, I believe) be contained within one community-edited answer ...
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What does Community Wiki (CW) mean?

There are several questions (like this one) that say community wiki. Also there are random answers that say community wiki even ...
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Community-wiki of abbreviations

I have a proposal for creating community wiki post for role-playing related abbreviations. The ones that made me scratch my head so far are SRD and OGL (now I know the meaning). All other like GM, NPC ...
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Where did the Community Wiki option go?

I tried to mark a post CW, but I can't find the check box that used to do that. Has it moved, been removed, or is it just my head that's not on straight?
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How (or whether) to ask about specific products

Is it OK to ask about specific products? Should we provide some guidelines on how to do so? For example, I asked a question about the Dwarven Forge product here, which spawned both a good response ...
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What do you think about “A Grimoire of Magic Item Curses and Boons”?

I posted a community wiki question yesterday "A Grimoire of Magic Item Curses and Boons". There were several objections raised in the comments: It wasn't really a question. It was asking for user ...
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Should every opinion question be Community Wiki?

Should every question that at all ask for an opinion be community wiki? I ask because of the comments on What are the pros and cons of having a party leader?. Based on Bryants answer to How should ...
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Is a “house-rules all-call” appropriate for this site?

I confess: I've been doing some tweaking to the games I've been running and I'd be proud to share them here. In exchange, I'd be interested in seeing what cool modifications others have come up with. ...
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When should a question be changed into a CW?

I asked about non-D&D megadungeons and I was looking for either a "No" or a comprehensive answer. What I'm getting are single bits of what could be a comprehensive answer, spread across multiple ...
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Community wiki function?

Several times, I've seen people on meta RPG make comments about clutter on community wiki. Is there some special wikipedia-esque function that works specifically with this flag for browsing and ...
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How should we use Community Wiki? [duplicate]

After reading How much subjectiveness is OK? and specifically Richard JP Le Guen's answer, I thought I would start the discussion about how we want to use Community Wiki.
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How much subjectiveness is OK?

This came up during the proposal phase on Area 51 -- and I felt at the time that unlike many other Stack Exchange sites, a site on RPGs will be largely subjective. Sure, there are definitive answers (...