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GUMSHOE or GUMSHOE-system?

Should the tag be [gumshoe] or [gumshoe-system]? I suggest that the latter is redundant.
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Use of Acronym tags

I think we should discourage acronym tags like "tftfv". I assume it means Tales froma Floating Vagabond, but I'm not sure.
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World of Darkness tag synonyms

Right now there are two questions (553 and 686) on the site about World of Darkness. 553 is tagged with both [wod] and [world-of-darkness], 686 with [world-of-darkness]. Which is the preferable parent ...
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Doing Fun Things

I saw this over on the Stack Overflow Blog. Sponsor fun things for each community… especially the kinds of things that are likely to get talked about. This may mean photo contests for the ...
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How do we get Robin D. Laws to use and promote this site?

C. Ross's question How should we promote this site got me thinking. One of the reasons that StackOverflow was initially so successful was due to the large followings that Joel Spolsky and Jeff Atwood ...
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Look and feel of final site design

I found a question on logo design. However I didn't find any on the rest of the look and feel of the final site. I created a question to contain suggestions of what the theme for the site should be. ...
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Convention swag for promotion?

Often, when you go to a convention that supports gaming, they'll give you a grab-bag of free convention swag at registration. What specific item can we create to give away at a convention and promote ...
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What are good and bad question types for RPG Stack Exchange?

This is a Community Wiki entry designed to enumerate a list of common question types, whether they should be asked here, and what things an asker or answerer should be advised of. Please add common ...
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tag for collection questions ?

We are in the process of opening a lot of questions to collect pre-made ideas, artifacts, spells and so on. Would it make sense to have a common agreed tag for this kind of questions (such as "common" ...
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Should we have different tags for new World of Darkness and old WoD?

Right now there are two questions (553 and 686) on the site about new World of Darkness (typically abbreviated NWoD), and I'm writing up one related to old World of Darkness (OWoD). Should we ...
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Can I refer friends to the site while it's in private beta?

I think that people in my gaming group might be interested, and the more people post, the more we pick up momentum. However, I'm not sure whether people are allowed to sign up right now. Should I be ...
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Is my 'question seeding' appropriate?

As you all may have noticed, I am 'seeding' the site with a bunch of questions. If anyone thinks it inappropriate, please let me know.
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Is my question about 4e encounter tables too broad or easy?

As we continue to work out these boundaries, I'm curious about the opinions on this question. If people have made a set of tables, they are presumably locatable on google, but I have been unable to ...
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What about different attitudes towards rpg?

There's gamism, simulation and story-telling. Lots of questions have different answers depending on what people want from the game. eg. A question about mapping - in dungeon-crawls it's essential ...
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Should questions be for trivial definitions?

How should we treat "trivial question" questions? There are a number of questions coming in that seem like exercises in laziness IMO. "What is a macguffin," "What is railroading," etc. At best ...
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Tags for age/maturity level questions (i.e. less violent game for young players)

What would be a good tag for questions about game maturity level type questions? EDIT: I've seen some people start using kids, perhaps kids teens adults are simple and sufficient.
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Is my question on a one-off game too subjective?

I asked this question. I even remarked, at the end of it, that it may very well be closed as too subjective. However, it seems an RPG-oriented Stack Exchange site might differ from others in that ...
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How should we handle equivalent tags, like gm vs. dm?

There are already tags that may (or may not be) equivalents. How do we want to handle gm vs. dm and online vs. online-resources for example?

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