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What does the help center mean by “the preparation of miniatures/terrain/etc.”?

When looking at the help center to see what kind of questions are on-topic, I saw the following: Minature wargames (including the preparation of miniatures/terrain/etc) What exactly is meant ...
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Can the edit approval rules be improved?

When a post has a suggested edit, it takes several votes to approve the edit, even by people who could themselves edit posts without review. While the edit is pending, I can't directly edit the post ...
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Congratulations, you're no longer in Beta!

This site started private beta before July 2012, so it is no longer "beta", it is a full site by our definition. We've removed the word "beta" from your site banner because we believe that you aren't ...
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Did the site disable changing the link colour when the question is looked at?

In the past (on all SO sites, including this one), when I clicked on a link it changes colour to signify that I've viewed it. This allows me easily to see where I left off reading prior in the list ...
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Why was my question put on hold as being unclear?

I asked this question some time ago and just realized that it had been marked as on-hold for being unclear. In what way was my question unclear?
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Are there other ways to reference Magic cards in posts on BoardgamesExchange?

I wanted to write a Magic question here on BoardgamesExchange in which I need to reference some cards. So I wanted to include them in my post, but: I don't know if there are more possibilities than ...
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Synonymize [magic-the-gathering-arena] into [mtg-arena]

We have currently two tags about Magic: The Gathering Arena: mtg-arena, 8 questions magic-the-gathering-arena, 9 questions Obviously, these tags are duplicates; can somebody with ♦ powers ...
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Can we get an exception to the graduation requirements on account of our age and other good stats?

In 2016 we were told that the following hard graduation requirement had been instated, preventing this site from graduating: When a site starts to consistently receive 10 questions/day, we’ll ...
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MTG Format Tags?

With the rampancy of MTG threads on the board & cards, should there not be tags to differentiate between the several formats? MTG-Standard, MTG-Modern, MTG-Commander, MTG-Multiplayer, etc (There ...
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What is the current consent on version-specific tags?

This question from 2012 asked about adding specific version tags to warhammer-40k, such as warhammer-40k-8e. The accepted answer uses an example from StackOverflow, where it was brought up that the "...
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Why is my edited answer greyed out?

I undeleted my first posted answer and revised it to take into account the comments. Now, the answer is just greyed out; someone else's answer to the same question is displayed normally, so there ...
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Why was my comment deleted without explanation or a discernible good reason?

In this question competetive viable or junk? I left a comment explaining why the question was a bad match for this SE, and I want to think it was constructive criticism, nothing remotely delete-worthy ...
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Why are there two different tags for gin-rummy

Wouldn't it be better to have a tag called gin-rummy instead of the two tags gin and rummy being used today? Or is there a difference between the tags gin and rummy so that there should be added a ...
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Should we burninate [mtg-history]?

Our site has these two tags: history on 42 questions. The tag wiki says: “The history tag explores variation editions of changes to a board game. It also is used for looking into the past events that ...
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Magic The Gathering auto card for pre release cards

How should auto card be handled on cards that have been previewed for an upcoming set but are not yet in gatherer? Should the auto card be used with the knowledge that it will be broken until the set ...
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Why do “auto-comment” options sometimes not work for review?

I've noticed that when I go to the "Review" section to look at things such as new answers in the queue, I sometimes have different options than other times. Just now I was looking at an answer under ...
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Do we need a pre-emptive cannonical QA for diferentiating Mana and Land in Magic: The gathering?

Both these question confuse Mana and Land in magic-the-gathering. Do I have to take mana from my deck or hand when tapping a dual land? How do dual lands and their mana work? Is it worth making one ...
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XenoShyft Tags (Onslaught, Dreadmire and minor expansions)

I'd like to ask questions about the games XenoShyft Onslaught and XenoShyft Dreadmire, but the tags don't exist. Could someone create them or should I use a more "generic" tag, such as [deck-building]...
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Who can add a new tag ticket-to-ride-nordic-countries?

ticket-to-ride-nordic-countries Is this the right place to ask to add a new tag?
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How are these two duplicates

This first question was closed as a duplicate of the second. Chess. What is it called when a pawn takes a pawn by being passed What is the "En passant" rule in chess? The first asks what ...
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Deck-Building tag too broad

The tag deck-building applies to two very different things: The act of deciding which cards will go into a TCG/CCG/LCG deck to be played (IE MtG, YuGiOh, Android: Netrunner) A genre of game in which ...
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Offtopic: Where to purchase

Should we consider adding a reason of "where to purchase" or something similar to the off topic list for questions asking where they can buy a game? Also would some types of this question be valid? ...
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2018: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, ...
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Rename [combinatorial-games] to [combinatorial-game-theory]

The combinatorial-games tag should be renamed to combinatorial-games-theory, because that is what it is about and what it is used for. The tag wiki says this, emphasis added by me: Use for ...
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Are questions asking what expansions are available accepted?

I've been looking to find a list of expansions for the DC Deck Building Game, but it's proving difficult. My assumption was that board game retailers would have "Expansions" as a section on the base ...
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Why does this site not have a mobile style the same as other SE sites?

If I visit any other Stack Exchange site from my phone, I see an easy-to-read version designed specifically for mobile. But when I visit boardgames.stackexchange.com from my phone, I see what looks ...
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How should we handle tagging of board games with different editions?

Board games are hanging around long enough these days that newer editions of them are being released with vastly different mechanics. For example, Arkham Horror 3rd Edition has been recently released ...
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Tags for wargaming

Currently there is a tag avalon-hill, but no general tag for wargaming. Also, AH was only one of hundreds, maybe a thousand or more, companies publishing board wargames. Could somebody add a tag for ...
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Autocard doesn't find a specific card, Sakashima the Impostor

Title. Sakashima the Impostor returns no search result on the gatherer site for some reason. Autocarding Sakashima or Impostor alone at least takes me to the search function that includes the wanted ...
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Why the recent addition of MTG sub tags?

Recently, the tags: mtg-planeswalkers mtg-regenerate mtg-indestructible have been created. What is the rationale for these creations? Most recently, tags were discussed here, but later here. ...
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Could we consider reopening this Yu-Gi-Oh Question?

I edited this question and now it's clearer what it is asking: Can I play Yu-Gi-Oh! with only level 5 or higher cards? I voted to reopen, and would like to ask the Community to consider voting as ...
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Should our magic-the-gathering tag have subcategories?

As has been mentioned before the bulk of our questions are tagged magic-the-gathering. Would there be any value in breaking this down into subcategories? I'm not a MTG player so I'm not the person ...
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New Tag for Thornwatch?

Can we get a tag for the Thornwatch boardgame? https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/159011/thornwatch Thornwatch - How does paying for Hero Actions work?
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Are game development resource recommendations on-topic?

Game recommendation questions are off-topic. However, card recommendation questions for a specific game are on-topic. Are game development resource recommendations on-topic? For instance, Where to go ...
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Why do contributors with no experience with trick-taking card games insist on closing questions on such games?

Once again, a question on strategy for a trick-taking game has been closed by a set of contributors, none of whom have a single tag credit for a trick-taking game such as Bridge, Euchre, Hearts, or ...
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Is this our chance to “graduate”? Is this something we want?

Just today I stumbled upon this post: Experimenting with Pro Tempore elections, which seems to be a chance to the ever-lasting situation of still being "beta", and all the pros (and cons?) of "...
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Tags: Specific Criteria Tags

When asking questions looking for something in a game meeting certain criteria such as cards that have a specific effect how should they be tagged. The reason I am asking is because of a related ...
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Questions that attract new answers due to new expansions being released

Recently I have noticed a couple of older questions asking about cards which meet specific criteria in a game get new answers due to the game getting a regular expansion and new cards that meet the ...
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When should I use the “Not an Answer” flag?

Seems like there have been a few extra declined NAA flags lately so I would like to remind folks of the proper usage of this flag.
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Can the Autocard feature be improved (again)?

This used to be an answer. Now it is a feature request. The Autocard feature for Magic: the Gathering was updated in 2016. Since then the community has discovered a couple of bugs. We also found a ...
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Can anyone qualified look into the [mtg:] tag?

In this question, the "mtg:Searing Spear" (Searing Spear) doesn't work for me, and it sometimes doesn't for other cards either. It gets me to Gatherer, but it can't find any result, despite correct ...
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Two Headed Giant has two tags that need merging

We have mtg-two-headed-giant (x1 question) and two-headed-giant (x16 questions). These tags both refer to the same two-on-two MTG format and we should merge them. Is there a particular way around we ...
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Should very low quality answers be deleted?

Often times in the review queue I will see a low-quality answer, in terms of content, correctness, etc. Recent example. Should I be voting to delete answers such as this? It is still an actual answer; ...
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Are card recommendation questions on-topic?

Game recommendation questions are off-topic* on Board & Card Games Stack Exchange. But what about recommendations for specific cards within a game? For instance, What are some cards that allow ...
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Should we keep [combat]?

The tag combat currently has 8 questions, which are used for the following: 5: Magic: The Gathering 1: Munchkin 1: Dungeon! 1: Recommendation request for games with a certain combat mechanic (closed) ...
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Create tag full-thrust

Full-Thrust is an awesome spaceship wargame by Ground Zero Games. I am posting one question regarding it, but I see there is not yet a tag for it. Should one be created?
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Rename [star-wars-imperial-assaul], it's missing a T

star-wars-imperial-assaul is missing a T. I've created a star-wars-imperial-assault tag and added the same tag wiki and excerpt to it. Could the former be merged into it? I don't want to spam up the ...
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Request for tag synonym [the-struggle-for-catan] → [struggle-for-catan]

In 2011, The Struggle for Catan was released as a spinoff game in the Catan series. In 2016, the game was re-released as simply Struggle for Catan. You can see the different versions here on ...
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Are questions about software simulating card games still on-topic?

Almost posted a question because of this answer, but in my case I still have We're not the right place to ask questions about: Computer games, try gaming.stackexchange.com ... Game ...
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Should we keep [specific-card]?

Do we really have have a need for specific-card? It seems like an extremely broad tag that could apply to most questions on the site involving cards. Currently it appears to only be applied to one ...

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