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Three tag RPGs: we need a better system for tagging "one page three score" RPGs

We should drop [one-page-rpg]; it isn't a useful tag (This answer has no specific comment on the other two tags, it's just tackling this particular one right now.) one-page-rpg is not a good, useful ...
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Are potatoes on-topic here?

The author clearly intended Potato to be played as an RPG. 1,000 potatoes is a heap. A premise I hope we can all agree on. I've had a successful harvest, locked myself underground, and the orcs are ...
12 votes

How should we handle changes to One D&D playtest rules that affect questions about previous playtest materials?

Here are some things that I think are best practices moving forward as new One D&D playtest articles are released. 1. Questions should clearly identify which playtest material is being asked about....
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Is this question about true polymorph and consumable spell components a duplicate?

It is based on assumptions addressed by the duplicate questions, but asks something not covered by either The question also asks: Have I just wiped the BBEG from existence, and if so, did his soul ...
10 votes

Three tag RPGs: we need a better system for tagging "one page three score" RPGs

Meta information about a system goes in the tag descriptor, not a separate tag I think the simplest question which resolves this (to me) is "where have we put this information before?" And ...
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Why was my homebrew-review question downvoted even though I followed the criteria?

Those aren’t “the criteria” The Meta discussion on homebrew-review questions is not criteria for asking homebrew-review questions. A question that ignores it is not automatically bad, and a question ...
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Why was my homebrew-review question downvoted even though I followed the criteria?

The question is difficult to answer objectively As @nvoigt stated in their comment, the question features a lot of homebrew elements, such as the character's abilities and the fact that the campaign ...
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Should the new (2nd) edition of The One Ring be tagged separately from the first edition?

Yes; we did this with AD&D 1e and AD&D 2e a few years back. While I'm not familiar enough with that game to get into details, it would be consistent with how we tag Traveller, AD&D, WoD, ...
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Is this question about true polymorph and consumable spell components a duplicate?

It is not a duplicate D&D 5e is an exceptions based game. Just because a general statement about components exists, it does not mean that there isn't a specific interaction with the True Polymorph ...
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Three tag RPGs: we need a better system for tagging "one page three score" RPGs

I would like a tag that actually describes this specific grouping of games one-page-rpg doesn't really work — there are many one-pagers with very different mechanics. Lasers & Feelings, Beep, &...
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Are potatoes on-topic here?

You don't need other players or a very open ruleset to roleplay At their core, Roleplay Games are what the name implies : games where you play the role of a character in a story. Whether that game is ...
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Are potatoes on-topic here?

The role you play in Potato is 'A Hobbit just trying to exist'. In other similar games you might play someone who is Trapped in a Cabin with Lord Byron. These are all roles, you just pick them at ...
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Are potatoes on-topic here?

By certain definitions it's not an RPG but we don't really have a stack for what it is so its best home is here. You can call them "journaling games", like The Quiet Year or How to Host a ...
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Why was my homebrew-review question downvoted even though I followed the criteria?

People treating downvotes as 'dislikes'. This is less of a certainty and more of a guess based on the results of posts on forums that use voting systems (mostly reddit) and/or comments on other forums ...
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Blood On The Clocktower

No Because it's not really a roleplaying game, it belongs more on the Board & Card Games stack. There are already 4 questions about Blood on the Clocktower there.
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