Questions tagged [video-games]

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Are questions about Elder Scrolls lore on-topic?

Elder Scrolls Online has a bustling online community of roleplayers. I found myself recently playing the game that way for quite a bit, and I've found a great amount of joy getting together with my ...
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Are all questions that are even tangentially related to Computer-Based RPGs or computer games off topic for this stack?

My question How do Baldur's Gate and Baldur's Gate 2's “rolling” for stats actually get generated? was closed as being off-topic because Questions about playing video games and developing video ...
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Am I allowed to ask questions about Vampire: The Masquerade — Bloodlines plot here, or should I go for Arqade?

Vampire: the Masquerade — Bloodlines is a PC game from 2004. This game is very old, and does not have an active community on Arqade. There are forums, but forums aren't as good as SE. If I want ...
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Rename [videogame-role-playing] to [video-game-role-playing]

https://rpg.stackexchange.com/q/94646/1204 has come with the creation of the tag videogame-role-playing. Based on Are questions about roleplaying within a video game context on topic? roleplaying ...
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Are questions about roleplaying within a video game context on topic?

Based on the following question, which happens to be about a roleplaying game taking place within the (non-roleplaying) videogame of Terraria. How to deal with erotic role play (ERP) frequency in a ...
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Are questions about a fantasy video game setting on topic here?

I'm running a 5th Edition D&D campaign and one of the players asked to be an Asura from Guild Wars 2. By talking it through with the player, we decided to use the Tinker Gnome racial ...
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Mechanics and setting in videogames using a well-established P&P RPG system: on-topic?

There are a bunch of games out there (Neverwinter Nights, Baldur's Gate, many Bioware and Obsidian games in general) that use AD&D, D&D 3.5, D&D 4 or other Pen & paper Role playing ...
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Migration flags should be more general than “questions about video games”

Recently, I tried to flag https://rpg.stackexchange.com/questions/31792/how-does-one-keep-up-a-poker-face as “Definitely off topic: Probably Board-Gaming related (maybe not even that)”. Unfortunately, ...
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Migration flags should be more general than “questions about computer-based games”

Recently, I flagged a question about a console game (The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker) as off-topic for this site. However, I noticed that the flags I had to choose from were as follows: Both flags ...