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RPG Stack Exchange D&D 5th Edition Contest - Dungeon Master's Guide Edition

All Raffles Now Completed Thanks to everyone who participated! 466 questions were asked by 172 users across the months that this contest ran. Thanks also go to those who answered all of these ...
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Where are we with potential 5e promotions?

It seems like we're stalled out here with any potential 5e promotion. Where are we, what's going on behind the scenes? What can we as a community do to help? With the first release slated for ...
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5e and site design

This question is asked to serve two slighly disparate, but very related purposes. It's ultimately an extension of this answer Overall I'd like to come out of this with some ideas on what is possible ...
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Nominations for an advanced copy of the D&D 5e starter pack! Nominations have expired

Based on community approval of: How should we determine which users receive advance D&D 5e materials when RPG.SE gets them? We have three advanced copies of the starter set to give away. ...
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What should we do to move forward on D&D 5e planning?

Regarding: How can we go about getting advanced copies of D&D Next's releases? In Grace's answer to my question she outlined key points moving forward for (in no particular order): Figure ...
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How can we go about getting advanced copies of D&D Next's releases?

In, How can we make D&D Next a home run for RPG.SE? it was suggested (and I agree) that one of the best ways we could go about generating site traffic, increasing the user base, and solidifying ...
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An ad for Gaming?

I recently noticed a lot of SE sites are cross promoting at our big sister site: Arqade (AKA Gaming.Stackexchange.com). I think there is enough cross interest (and the occasional cross question) that ...
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Is there an RPG.SE button / graphic / banner?

I have a website (well, a few) and I would like to link to RPG.SE. Rather than use a text link, I'd like to use an image as they get better click-throughs. Is there an image I can use to link the to ...
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Contest running with Obsidian Portal [Updated May 25th]

Notice an influx of traffic? Maybe? Sorry to blindside the community with this, but we're running a contest with the website/blog/podcast Obsidian Portal! Details here. This has been in the works for ...
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Question Contest Ideas?

As most of you meta-heads know, RPG.SE does pretty well in terms of visits, and we're excellent about answering questions. What we've always been a little weak on is the volume of questions. Many ...
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Social Network integration

When I was strolling Biology.SE, I noticed that they seem to have a twitter bot: On Biology.SE (See the middle event), on Twitter. I would be willing to dive into a bit of Python and Stack Exchange / ...
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What RPG-specific swag would you like?

This is somewhat similar to the dead and very old Convention swag for promotion thread, but I also believe it is vastly different. In this meta thread, I want to collect a list of items that Stack ...
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RPG.SE Ambassador Program

Based on the initial response to my previous post (CHAOS is here! How can we help?) I think that starting an RPG.SE Ambassador Program is a great place to start. Eventually I want to expand the ...
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CHAOS is here! How can we help?

RPG is now getting a little love from CHAOS! Awesome! What does that mean? It means we're going to do our darnedest to promote this site and expand its content, so the entire world can see what an ...
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Is sharing a link via Google+ in the cards?

We can tweet links for site promotion, facebook them, our email seeking outside experts. Will posting to Google+ be in our toolkits any time soon?
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Is RPG Superstar a promotion opportunity for RPG.SE?

Every year Paizo holds their RPG Superstar contest, which is a cool competition/talent search for commercial RPG content writers. I've been following for several years, and even though I don't play ...
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Who wants to help contribute to a RPG.SE Case Study for the International Journal of Role-Playing? [closed]

I have established a room for exploring the possibility of writing a Journal paper of around 5k words for the international Journal of Role-Playing. This is an unranked journal full of grad-student ...
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Can we get a graphic design?

I've been planning on making a business card I can hand out (and pass around the design) for rpg.stackexchange.com. I can setup all the text I want, but it still looks plain. Could someone design a ...
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Where are all the player questions?

There are two primary components to any Q&A site. Questions Answers We seem to have plenty of the latter, but are lacking the former. Honestly there are days when I come to the site and wonder ...
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Who are the big names in the gaming community? [closed]

Who are the influential people in the online gaming community? People with popular: Websites Podcasts Blogs Game developers Other? Who can we reach out to about our new site? Please note why they'...
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Questions worth Sharing?

In response to Bryant's excellent idea for promoting the site, what are some exemplary questions that are worth sharing on social media? The question should have: No Close Votes At least one ...
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Can we host a gaming convention?

The powers-that-be are looking for fun community events that can drive site promotion. I suggest we host a gaming convention. In the spirit of "agile development" from the software world, we can ...
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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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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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How should we promote this site

How should we promote this site, when we reach public beta. So the SEO team has come out with some specifics for how they could help promote. What is the best way to reach the RP community?