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Design for RPG.se

Thank you for your helpful suggestions in the design brainstorming post. I am very excited to present to the community the design I've been working on. The overall look and feel I'm going after is a ...
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The [rules] tag has just been burninated (again), let's blacklist it

I just burninated the rules tag. It had no wiki, and appeared to be uselessly broad, since almost every question on here is about rules. I'm leaving this question here to record this burnination. If ...
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New ask page: How do we want to use it to help new users specify their system?

The stack exchange network recently got a new question page (our meta post which links to the MSE post). With it comes an expansion of customization for the individual site (which needs to be ...
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Time to retire the [rules-as-written] tag?

We have recently seen some issues around site users being unclear on how to use the rules-as-written tag and some unpleasantness broke out on the topic. Sadly, this has been happening for more than ...
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Should the [gm] tag be burninated?

I've been looking through the gm tag, and it looks to me like it's not a particularly useful tag. Here are my thoughts: The tag is not specific enough, as it doesn't say much about the question.. ...
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Has [system-recommendation] grown too big for its britches?

We occasionally get adventure/encounter/setting/campaign recommendation questions that are asking for a subjective evaluation, not just objectively-identifiable features. They're infrequent enough ...
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Should we get rid of [3pp]?

Third party publishers themselves are awesome, so their existence isn't in question. Rather, I'm wondering about the 3pp tag. Ostensibly it's meant to indicate the question's referencing third party ...
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Could we have a [tour] short link in comments?

In comments, [help] expands to the text help center (with a link), [chat] expands to the text Role-playing Games Chat (with a ...
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Main help center page: Question collection and voting

Coming from this question what to put on the main help center page, the suggestion is to have a (relativly short) list with important meta questions to help introduce new (and network) users to our ...
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Synonimise [rules-lawyering] to [rules-as-written], then destroy it

From this meta Q from 2013, the rules-lawyering tag is for questions about engaging in that practice, or people doing so. It isn't for asking about strict rules interpretations; that's rules-as-...
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Should we update the site help to include non “pen and paper” games

The consensus on Are we including LARPs? seems to be Yes!. Should I update the site help to remove the words "pen and paper"? If so how should we distinguish between our RPGs and all the other RPGs (...
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burninate new-gm tag

The new-gm is a meta-tag and should be burninated: The criteria: Only Tag: If the tag can’t work as the only tag on a question, it’s probably a meta-tag. new-gm doesn't really describe any area of ...
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Please fix the spacing for our header styles (it's backwards) and our H3 sizing. Fix suggested inside

This is a somewhat trivial request, but it's about a typographical pet peeve I've been noticing for a few months. I figure I might as well make a request about it. Problem 1 of 2: The H2 and H3 have ...
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Permanent banner for game-recommendation tag

On every question (correctly) tagged with game-recommendation, somebody comes along and leaves a comment reminding answer's how to address the question properly. To make this more permanent than the ...
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Should we add a [rules-as-written] tag warning, and what should it say?

I’ve recently discovered Stack Exchange has a feature called tag warnings which cautions a person with further information about how a tag should be used. Tag warnings look like this: This example ...
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Do we need both [plot] and [story]?

We have the tags plot and story. Is there any value in having both, or should one be a synonym of the other? Previous inconclusive meta: How should the "story" and "plot" tags be ...
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Should we burninate [3rd-party]?

3rd-party just seems to be a reincarnation of 3PP, a tag that was previously burned. This tag seems to be used in the exact same way and have the exact same issues as the previously burned tag. The ...
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Can we rename [dnd-next] to [dnd-next-playtest] before it's released?

The 5th release of D&D is due for release in "Summer 2014", which means sometime soon. As far as I'm aware, it does not have a definite name yet: it might be D&D 5th Edition, or retain its ...
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MathJax (LaTeX equations) for RPG.SE and Statistics Posts

MathJax Support has been enabled for RPG.se MathJax support has been added to RPG.se. We should probably write up a guide on Meta for using it, but in the short version is that you can use ...
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Add tag warnings for [rules-as-written] and [dungeons-and-dragons]

Back in Should we add a [rules-as-written] tag warning, and what should it say? we came to a general agremeent on a couple of tag warnings for the site. This post is a feature request directed to ...
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Should we obsolete the Glossary?

The community had the idea to start a community wiki Glossary of Common RPG Terms to hold trivial definitions of RPG terms. Some people have been complaining about questions being closed and merged ...
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Win cool site swag with our birthday party!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY RPG! To celebrate this momentous occasion, your moderator team and I have put together a fun contest! Rules This contest will run from 29 April 2013 to 31 May 2013. At the end of the ...
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Burninate [draconic-bloodline]?

What the draconic-bloodline is about? Is it relevant? Should we burninate it? If not, can we do a tag wiki on it?
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Should we rename the [adnd] tag to [adnd-1e]?

Relevant recent Meta: Appropriate response to questioning which version of D&D I'm asking about The user for that meta is describing a difficulty they're facing on this site where use of the adnd ...
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Skin does not handle read-only mode well

During the outage earlier today, it looked like the explanatory bar saying that the site was in read-only mode was overlapping the header graphic: Picture taken in Windows 7 using the latest Google ...
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Changing [new-world-of-darkness-2e] to [chronicles-of-darkness]

Gosh, it's been a bit since we had a WoD tagging thread, huh? As per today's announcement, the game lines formerly known as the New World of Darkness 2nd Edition are now being collectively called the ...
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Blacklist bare [#-edition] tags

D&D editions sometimes colloquially go by their edition number alone, and people sometimes enter just the edition for a tag. We've had to burninate the 5e tag a few times. I'd like the following ...
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Non-duplicate questions, with opposite correct answers, merged

See this meta question, where two questions covering similar topics got merged: What Is The Difference, If Any, Between "Permanent", and "Until Dispelled"?, and Can a permanent teleportation circle ...
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Re-earned all my tag badges at once

Today I had virtually no activity on the site (other than visiting) and to my surprise I somehow just earned all of my tag badges simultaneously. As far as I am aware I already had all these badges ...
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Make [spell] a synonym of [spells]

several times i get this warning when tagging questions, you seem to be attempting to create the tag [spell] but the tag ...
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Tag synonym request: [storytelling-system] - > [nwod]

The storytelling-system tag is a relic from a much earlier idea of WoD tagging; there never were any games that used the Storytelling system that were not also nwod games, and with the subsequent ...
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Are the verisimilitude and realism tags necessary?

In this question, two new tags were created: verisimilitude and realism. I'm not sure that we need these tags, and I highly doubt we need both. Is there a different tag they should both become ...
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Conjuration spirited away

So per the discussion about conjuration and necromancy, conjuration has been mostly removed from questions. It was removed from each of the following, and replaced with summoning: Does a dagger ...
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Can we add d10 and d4 support to the chat dice bot?

Our current chat dice bot is awesome. However it could be more awesome with 3 things. The first and most important is support both the d4 and the d10. Currently these die rolls can be resolved using ...
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Do we need a [disadvantage] tag?

When I was writing my question, I tried to find disadvantage which does not exist, but then remembered that I might should use advantage instead. Disadvantage is part of advantage/disadvantage ...
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The [random] tag is no more

Unless anyone has any objections or wants to salvage/synonym random somehow, I'm going to burninate it in a couple of days. Randomness itself doesn't seem like a useful area of expertise, and the tag ...
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The [story] tag should be merged with the [plot] tag

This issue of the confusion between the story and plot tags has been brought up twice in the past (years ago): How should the “story” and “plot” tags be used?, in November 2011 (eventually closed as ...
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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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When will RPG.SE come out of beta?

According to Area 51, we've been in beta way more than a year now. All our stats on Area51 aren't always green, but they've sure been consistent over that time. What is required for us to move ahead? ...
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When are we getting the new user pages? [duplicate]

Stack Exchange just debuted new user profile pages, and they're pretty great. Are they coming to RPG.se? When?
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Synonym [nwod-god-machine] to [new-world-of-darkness-2e]

As discussed in Lets get a clear consensus on the use of [nwod] vs [nwod-god-machine], now that Onyx Path has officially rebranded the God Machine Rules Update as the second edition of New World of ...
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Links suddenly blue?

Links are suddenly blue. Personally, from a usability standpoint, I find this to be a significant improvement (blue is the standard link color on the internet, the dull red stands out poorly compared ...
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Can we have mods turn on automatic question-banning?

wax eagle pointed out to me that question-banning is likely turned off on RPG.SE, since it's off by default and has to be turned on by a mod. The reasoning is apparently that on smaller sites such ...
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World of Darkness tags: include the 'the' from the title, or drop it?

There's a discrepancy in our World of Darkness tags. As you can (presently) see here, the vast majority skip any 'the' that is present, whether it's from OWOD — vampire-masquerade, werewolf-...
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The Community Ads Stats page is still using the old ad dimensions

The Community Promotion Ad Statics page is still using the old Community Ad dimensions, which makes the images in it squashed.
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Can these 3 locked questions be unprotected?

There are 3 questions that are currently locked. However before they were locked they were protected, causing them to show up in the protected question list. Since users cannot answer locked questions,...
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Is the spoiler code non-functional in Internet Explorer?

Considering that IE and Windows XP own significant (if not still majority) shares in their respective markets, I find it hard to believe that a feature would be implemented here which does not work in ...
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Cleaning up the Mess of cleaning up the mess of wod tag metas

There are 3 meta questions about clearing up the mess of WoD Tags. Shall we review the various World of Darkness tags' use? Clearing up White Wolf World of Darkness tags Clean up tagging for &...
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Does the new spoiler code work?

I tried editing a question earlier, to implement the new spoiler code, and ran into some troubles. I'll be using this thread to test my usage of that code to make sure I'm doing it right - instead of ...
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What's with the Comic Sans-like font for Bold and Italic?

Everywhere on RPG.SE Meta, there is a clean, crisp serif font. Everywhere that is, except for the edit buttons: Notice the B (for bold), the I (for italics), and the quotes (for block text). They are ...