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Are all questions that are even tangentially related to Computer-Based RPGs or computer games off topic for this stack?

You have two questions, one of which is on topic here and one of which is on topic for Arqade. "How does Baldur's Gate generate stats" is a video game question that should be asked on Arqade. Once ...
mxyzplk's user avatar
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How should we deal with questions about 5e rules from people playing Baldur's Gate 3?

Is the question about BG3 or inspired by BG3? Questions about BG3's mechanics or (game-specific) lore belong on Arqade: they're not about a paper & pencil RPG, they're about a video game. ...
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Are questions about Elder Scrolls lore on-topic?

I don't think so While the game is fantasy related, it is not a tabletop role playing game or a freeform roleplaying game. I don't think we can become a repository of all fantasy-related lore and ...
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Rename [videogame-role-playing] to [video-game-role-playing]

I don't think we need a tag for this. We have play-by-chat, online-roleplaying, and indeed roleplaying itself. (I've suggested an alternative name for if we do keep the tag, but this post should be ...
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Rename [videogame-role-playing] to [video-game-role-playing]

If we must have a tag with “video game” in the name, it should have the hyphen between the two words. And roleplay-in-video-games* would be better and clearer, seeming less like a tag about CRPGs and ...
SevenSidedDie's user avatar
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Am I allowed to ask questions about Vampire: The Masquerade -- Bloodlines plot here, or should I go for Arqade?

I think this depends heavily on how the question is phrased. Questions that are purely about the plot belong on Arqade. Questions that try to understand the plot of the game from the perspective of ...
Oblivious Sage's user avatar
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5 votes

Are questions about Elder Scrolls lore on-topic?

While a general question about the lore might be off-topic, there are questions about off-topic lore that are none-the-less on topic for this stack. For example: In an [otherwise off-topic lore] ...
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Am I allowed to ask questions about Vampire: The Masquerade -- Bloodlines plot here, or should I go for Arqade?

If you want to ask more like the kind of question you asked, you should just go to Arqade or Scifi. The original version of the question was really not appropriate for our site. It reads like this ...
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Rename [videogame-role-playing] to [video-game-role-playing]

Tag gone. Boom! The can has been kicked down the road for us to tackle this some future day. It's been a couple of weeks, and the votes have settled down to be pretty close. I think what they mean is ...
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