Questions tagged [list-questions]
Meta questions about mainsite questions asking for lists or likely to generate list-answers.
Are "list questions" on topic?
A “list question” is a question that generates an endless list of answers, none of them better or worse than any other. They're questions that ask things like “list all the things I could do with a ...
What are list questions?
We have some lack of clarity, I think as to what consists of a "list" question on the site and why they are undesirable, per recent meta Q (Not) closing question for Spells with Concentration vs ...
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This Q&A is out of date - game-recs are now off topic, see Are Game Recommendation Questions On Topic, Revisited We've recently had a couple of recommendation questions appear with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 ...
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 ...
(Not) closing question for Spells with Concentration vs Spells with Thunder/Lightning Damage
This question: Question about Spells with Thunder/Lighting was closed by @SevenSidedDie and others for being too broad. This question has 5 votes and is open: Question about Spells with ...
How should we use Community Wiki?  [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 ...
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 ...
I want to post some questions that will require (finite, community wiki) list answers. Kosher?
Basically, while there is a sort of search system on d20PFSRD, I still find certain categories of feats very hard to locate when I need them. I would like to make a few questions asking for lists of ...
Are questions of the form "what are all the X with property Y" on-topic?
A number of questions come our way, usually from D&D and Pathfinder, that are of the following form: What are all the [spells|creatures|feats|items|...] that have the [fire|supernatural|undead|...
Is a question asking about a specific list on topic or not?
This question about spells that are on the ranger spell list and not on the druid one had some contention early on, but its voting has settled down now. Some were saying that it was easily ...
Good questions that will become bad
Sort of the opposite of How do we deal with questions that are currently unanswerable, but will have answers in the future? I recently saw this question: What are some standard monsters or NPCs that ...
"Find Me a Resource"
Inspired by this question, which is only the most recent incarnation of the template. Periodically we get a question that is basically, "It seems like there are a lot of X. Can anyone give me a link ...
Is a question asking what WoTC-published, D&D 5e classes are available a viable Stack question?
We've got a couple of "list" questions asking about official D&D 5e content and resources already. Where do I find the "official" rules for D&D 5e? What are the playable D&D ...
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 "...
Diceless Technique Question
Regarding What diceless tabletop RPG techniques are there? I don't think it's a game-rec question at all - it's more of an exploration of what the different techniques are for diceless resolution. As ...