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System-Agnostic's tag wiki needs improvement

RPG SE uses system-agnostic a lot, and in a rather esoteric fashion. Its tag wiki, however, is a sad, sad thing: About system-agnostic Not related to any one particular system of rules. This really ...
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Synonymise [software] -> [tools]

Both software (34 questions) and tools (80 questions) generally cover software and online service recommendations, and their summaries seem to describe mostly the same thing. Software apparently ...
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Let's make [game-recommendation] actually be for recommendations of games

We should split game-recommendation up and make it just be for actual recommendations of games. This has come up before, but hear me out, because we only need to create one extra tag to offload all ...
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Is there a duo tag or something like that

Is there a way to search for duo campaigns- GM and player? Solo is pretty limited and seem to be no GM campaigns. Are there many duo threads?
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Is sr4-matrix too specific?

I know that the Matrix differs from edition to edition of Shadowrun. It still feels quite redundant having a question tagged "shadowrun-sr4 sr4-matrix". Shouldn't all the matrix tags be merged? The ...
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Is adding specific prestige classes tags necessary?

It annoys me that there are no tags for specific prestige classes. I have recently added a tag for the dragon disciple class. I feel that we should add tags for all of the official prestige classes of ...
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Is it worthwhile to add a "roll20" tag to the main list?

My group has been using the browser-based Roll20 (https://app.roll20.net) platform pretty heavily lately. It provides voice and video chat, mapping tools, etc, and has been pretty instrumental in ...
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Can we add an adventure-recommendation tag?

I was looking through the published-adventure tags looking for some insights on modules to run. However I was getting a lot of questions that were just noise for me. I would like to propose adding ...
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Can we merge [settings] and [campaign-settings]?

I can't imagine we need both settings and campaign-settings. I've set up a synonym request, but if it can be magically made to happen through a meta post, why not?
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site design: hijacked into the bounty section

I was in a normal (no bounty) question, clicked through to a related general question, and clicked on the optimization tag to see other questions with the same tag. Instead of a list of questions, I ...
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What is the exact meaning of [statistics]?

This question was tagged with the tag statistics. However, I thought the term "statistics" were tied to attribute, ability scores, or any other numbers and traits which systematically specify the ...
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Retag [sr4.matrix] to [sr4-matrix]

Can we make sr4.matrix a synonym of sr4-matrix, creating the latter in the process? (Or just retag all the sr4.matrix questions) The former doesn't follow our tag convention. There is no reason it ...
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Should we tag questions about established (indie) RPG systems with [indie-rpg]?

Currently the indie-rpg tag has two distinct purposes. As a tag alongside another system tag, where that system happens to be an independent RPG. For example: a portion of our dread and freemarket ...
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The 'Skill-Challenge' tag and its use outside of D&D

'Skill-Challenge' is a term that has a specific meaning in certain systems, and until recently it was exclusively used in tandem with an appropriate system tag. However, a question has been posted ...
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What do we do about closed questions with bad tags?

So, this question was closed because it's a video-game question. It's tagged with rpg-theory because, well, presumably the asker couldn't find any more appropriate tags and just tagged it with ...
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Highlight tags that will be created

When you type into the tags box, after half a second you get to see a list of the tags that start with what you type in. However if you type fast you don't see that list. Adding a red highlight or ...
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Tag Request: God Machine Rules Update

I would like to request that someone with higher privileges than me create some or all of the the following tags, and mark them as aliases. God-Machine God-Machine-Rules-Update nnwod nwod-GMC wod-2.5 ...
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Is the [leaving-player] tag a necessary addition?

I notice that a 'leaving-player' tag has been added. My personal opinion is that it is unnecessary, but want to try to get a consensus before going ahead and rolling back edits to the questions where ...
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What's the difference between the 'magic' and 'spells' tags?

This question got me thinking: any question tagged spells can also be tagged magic, and they seem to serve a similar purpose. What's the difference between the magic and spells tags, or are they ...
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gurps and gurps-4e tagging the same post

My understanding is that generic system tags like dungeons-and-dragons or fate should not be used if a more specific tag like dnd-4e or dresden-files is also applicable. For reference: How Should We ...
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Synonimise [ironkingdoms] to [iron-kingdoms]

This is pretty small, but a recent question created the ironkingdoms tag. Normally we put a hyphen for the space in a tag's name, so it should be iron-kingdoms. I would make this change myself but I ...
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Would it make sense to have tags deadlands-classic and deadlands-reloaded?

Deadlands is a scenario / world / plot point that is available for several different game systems, including Savage Worlds, d20, and GURPS. Recently, there was a question about how the "history" of ...
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Synonymize or retag [online] and [online-roleplaying]

We should synonymize or retag online + online-roleplaying -> online-roleplaying. The tag wiki for online reads: Involving play of tabletop RPGs using Internet tools such as desktop applications, ...
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Tagging for Adventure

I was looking around and realized we are inconsistent on what we call adventures - we have modules, adventures, published-adventures and scenario-authoring. That's a bit of a mess; obviously the last ...
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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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If a system is used for reference, should it be tagged with that system's tag?

If you ask a question about how to simulate a condition from system X into system Y, should it be tagged with [x] and [y]? My personal opinion (and some disagree) is that if you're referencing ...
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Star Wars: Edge of the Empire (and subsequent) tags

Star Wars: Edge of the Empire will soon be joined by Star Wars: Age of Rebellion, and some time thereafter a third book with an unknown title. The format will almost certainly be the same, though: ...
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Should we use [horror] or [horror-gaming]?

I noticed we have two competing tags, horror and horror-gaming. I was going to synonym them as horror-gaming->horror but I noticed horror-gaming has more uses than horror. A tag of horror-gaming ...
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Is the Hidden tag too specific and redundant?

I started looking at the Hidden tag when I answered this question: Can I hide using Cunning Sneak with Wilderness Skirmisher? To me it seems that stealth (a much more widely used tag) would make more ...
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Rename fate-fae to fate-accelerated

I propose that we rename fate-fae to fate-accelerated. Fate Accelerated is the proper name of the system; FAE is the initialism for Fate Accelerated Edition. Changing the tag to fate-accelerated ...
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What should the scope of the [accessibility] tag be?

Today I created the accessibility tag for our now-growing category of posts dealing with issues such as blind players, prone players, dyslexic players, autistic players, etc. I also tagged one post (...
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Does the [attack] tag have a purpose?

I have recently seen some uses of the tag attack. I believe this tag doesn't bring about any benefits, which, from what I understand, is a thing we want to avoid. First of all, tags serve to help ...
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What benefit does the "rules-lawyering" tag bring to our community?

Taking a look at the tag rules-lawyering, I wonder what benefit it brings to our community. Here is how I see it being used in pathfinder/dnd-3.5e questions: "I want to get correct answers." Here and ...
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Shall we review the various World of Darkness tags' use? [duplicate]

The recent spate of V:tR questions from a new user has brought the mess of WoD tags to my attention. (And I do like cleaning up messy tag clusters.) According to its tag wiki, world-of-darkness is ...
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Time to burninate the [mechanics] tag

The original discussion of the mechanics tag had many votes against it and no votes for it. Unless there are new arguments to keep it, we should burninate the tag now. We have 161 questions tagged ...
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Should "Story" and "Campaign-development" be merged?

As of now story is tagged in 26 questions with no wiki entry for it. campaign-development has 105 tagged questions and has a short yet, decent wiki entry: Writing, managing, and expanding campaigns....
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Final Fantasy RPG

I just created final-fantasy-rpg for a question about Return Games’ FFRPG. As far as I can tell, though, Returner Games is quite defunct, and in any event there has never been an official Final ...
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Did you spot a redundant tag? Possible tag synonym? Post it here. [closed]

Instead of generating a bunch of questions about how specific tags may or may not be the same, lets have them all in one place. One pair (or triplet, etc) of redundant tags per answer. This is just ...
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Should we tag for play style and mode, more often?

The comments on How to handle wealthy player characters as a GM? got a bit out of hand, but it gave me an idea... The contention seems to be between these two perspectives on how to use system-...
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Worth of "GM" and "players" tags

On the main site, we have a gm and players tag. However, these seem like they are vague. For GMs we have gm-techniques and gm-tools, and everything else I can find that's tagged [gm] seems to boil ...
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New functions for tags

I wanted to start a discussion about a new feature request related to tags. I am proposing that there might be value in upgrading the tags system and offering more thorough presentations of tags, what ...
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Diversify "podcasts" to "recordings"?

I recently retagged this question from system-agnostic to podcast because I was trying to reduce the number of questions that had the system-agnostic tag and nothing else and podcast was obviously ...
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Is the tag [magic-missile] necessary?

I think the tag magic-missile is a little too precise and doesn't add anything. Are tags like these really necessary and should we keep using them?
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The "monster" tag – should it be broader? *Is* it broader?

So we have a monsters tag. I recently asked a question that’s explicitly about Animal Companions, and it strikes me that it may not be obvious that animals should be tagged as Monsters. Is the ...
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Do we need a moldvay-dnd tag?

As of this writing, we have 7 questions explicitly asking for solutions within the Moldvay edition of D&D. In chronological order, newest first: Moldvay D&D First Round in Encounter Melee ...
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Beginner-box and red-box tags

I've just created the beginner-box and red-box tags, should they exist and should they be a synonyms for each other or should there be one starter-kit tag to rule them all?
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Should we rename the sr4.matrix tag to sr4-matrix?

We have this tag on the main site: sr4.matrix Should it be renamed to sr4-matrix? Tag naming convention suggests that spaces should be hyphens, not dots, and I can't find any particular reason why ...
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Tags for RPGs that have name conflicts?

OK, so I just asked whether or not I should introduce Legend to rpg.SE, and got a favorable response, which is cool. So, follow-up question. During Rule of Cool’s Legend’s alpha stage, ...
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Is this a good or a bad example of changing tags?

On this question's revisions you can see that the tags were changed twice. The first time "system-recommendation" was added even though the question didn't ask about a system, and stated the system in ...
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Is the [mechanics] tag useful or a problem?

The mechanics tag seems to get applied reflexively by askers to all sorts of questions that are unrelated apart from asking for clarifications. It does have a tag wiki and a few (7 as of now) ...

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