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Are tool recommendation questions on topic?

Recommendations for games and published adventures are now off topic due to our policy on them being rescinded. The general agreement was that we did have functioning rules for them, but enough users ...
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Tool recommendations aren't off topic yet, Or: Let the community actually decide on that first, because we didn't [duplicate]

A few hours ago, a tool-recommendation question was closed as off topic with the close reason we're now applying to game recommendation questions: Way to manage world factions and events. Now I see ...
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Tool Recommendations Should Be Allowed [duplicate]

Our game-rec discussion that ended in game-recs being banned focused specifically on game-system recommendation questions (i.e. those tagged game-rec) for the meta-statistics used to support banning. ...
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How to link D&D Beyond without owning the related resources?

As someone who asks a lot of mechanic-related questions, I often get edits where links are added to D&D Beyond. I would love to do this myself but I am not a fan of D&D Beyond and thus have ...
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Can I ask about Maptool?

Would a question specifically about maptool functions (i.e. Macros) be off-topic here, given the "tools" and "gm-techniques" tags?
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Can we put a pause on tool-rec VtC's in main while it's discussed here in meta?

Is there a good reason to be actively closing tool-recommendation questions in main while the issue's being discussed here in meta? I imagine there might be good reasons: will some high-rep and long-...
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What are our requirements for tool recommendation questions and answers?

Tool recommendations are a fairly popular category of question (found in tool-recommendation, and a lot of them are simply tagged tools). Being recommendations, these questions and answers need to go ...
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So I just broke 2000 reputation... now what?

The FAQ mentions access to moderation tools and deletion ability. What are these moderation tools and how can I learn more about them? Or are they only for people who are actually moderators?
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Posting tools for RPGs - Dogs in the Vineyard NPC generator

I just wrote a tool to roll up NPCs for Dogs in the Vineyard in python. import random import math def d(sides): return random.randint(0,sides-1) def ndx (n, sides): for i in range(n): ...
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This sites methode of doing it's rating is so hostile should i bother to stay with it?

This sites methode of doing it's ratins is so hostile shoild i bother to stay with it? Down-grading for minor spelling,grammer errors.These questions and answers that are posted here are first drafts....
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