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The problem is not with the word “should” per se, but it is a warning sign of an opinion based question, and it does tend to encourage people to answer with opinions and not facts. “What should I do” is often found along with a complete lack of criteria for an answer. “I could play a bard or a ranger, what should I do?” These questions are put on hold for ...


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It is too broad. From What types of questions should I avoid asking?: You should only ask practical, answerable questions based on actual problems that you face. Chatty, open-ended questions diminish the usefulness of our site and push other questions off the front page. This question you've asked is the second kind of question. It is not actually a ...


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Open. Polyhedral dice are within the purview of roleplaying games. Polyhedral dice are a piece of equipment integral to tabletop roleplaying games. The primary use of those dice is for tabletop roleplaying dice, with only a minority of alternative uses such as board games inspired by tabletop RPGs. RPG.SE is the primary site where you would expect to find ...


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We are not Dice.SE. It should be closed (according to how our current site is scoped) Here's what the tour has to say about the purpose and mission of this site: RPG Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for gamemasters and players of tabletop, paper-and-pencil role-playing games. We cater to hundreds of tabletop RPGs including D&D, Fate, ...


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Coming back to this issue, I believe we need a custom on-hold message for questions with a missing system tag. Two years later, it's one of our most common issues and perhaps the most common single reason why new questions are closed. As I described in Can we add a "please tag your system" on-hold message?, a new user unfamiliar with the system ...


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This question is off-topic, for the same reason many historical-settings and campaign-development questions are off topic. Way back in the antediluvian days of 2012, we discussed an issue we were having centered around questions that only vaguely brushed against RPGs by saying that they were asked for campaign research. I suggest that you read the question ...


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