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Migration Targets

Now that we are out of beta could we get some migration targets for questions that are a better fit on other sites? I was thinking it would be good to be able to migrate questions to the RPG site and ...
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Tag for templating questions

I suggest a new tag, if it doesn't exist already: mtg-templating or alternatively, if there is a meaningful difference between the two: mtg-wording It is meant for all questions that ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Implement Autocard support for Yu-Gi-Oh!

Some background: the yu-gi-oh tag has passed the 100 Q milestone; now anyone may earn its tag badge. It is also part of our Top 15 tags on the site (currently #11 from all tags, and #8 if you count ...
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Can formatting help please include links to community-specific features?

This community has support for go-board diagrams, chess and no doubt many other useful features, but the basic formatting help does not include links to descriptions of them. As a consequence the way ...
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Switch Magic autocard over to a different search engine, Scryfall

So... we've had a history of bugs with the autocard feature linking to Gatherer. Whatever way we try to link to it, there's always new and different arbitrary cards that break for some reason. Today ...
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Game Company Tag too non-specific?

So I saw a question today about Starbase Jeff (a great game) from Cheapass Games. The game is tagged Starbase Jeff however it's very unlikely to generate more questions since the rules are simple and ...
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Warhmmer 40k Tyranid Tag

Would it be possible to get a tag for the Tyranids army from Warhammer 40k? I noticed Tyranids is missing although it looks like some of the armies are there.
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2016: Moderation Stats

There is a post on meta stack overflow that shows the moderation stats on the site for the year. Would it be possible to get something similar to that for this site? When I inquired about it I was ...
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Can we have AutoCard for the site chat?

Can the existing AutoCard feature be made available for the Board and Card Games chat? We discuss cards in that room all the time. Constantly opening new tabs to get links for the cards we are ...
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all-purpose mouseover images

This request has been status-declined because it was scoped as a way to show only Dominion cards. That's not what I'm looking for. Then there's this user script that works only for MtG cards. That's ...
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Of-topic: Computer game support [duplicate]

The on-topic areas for computer game (for games with a board game version) related questions needs to be updated to account for computer support related questions. Questions dealing with hardware, ...
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Please prioritise unbundling graduation “perks”

The latest criteria for considering site graduation is 10 questions/day. As we are all painfully aware (2015, 2013, 2010), we have been in endless Beta forever, and that doesn't appear to be changing ...
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Can we implement an easier way to tag Magic cards in posts?

The [mtg:cardname] syntax is better than nothing, but truthfully it's more trouble than it's worth, particularly with posts that have a large number of cardnames in them. I think we need either a ...
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Where do we request changes to the site?

I don't so much have a question as a proposal that I'd really like to see effected. I'd like to argue for and push for longer tags to enable clear full titles with expansions, as squashing under the ...
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Should we 'deal' with card games here?

There is a site dedicated to Poker and another one in Area 51 called Casino Gambling. Most likely it will get passed and created. I have 2 suggestions: 1. Merge everything - Merge all 3 sites, and ...
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Why isn't MathJax enabled on this site?

MathJax would be handy for formatting things like the formulas in the following abstract: We analyze the most commonly used method for shuffling cards. The main result is a simple expression for ...
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Answer strategy questions at a lower level

When asking/browsing questions on strategy to be used for games like Connect 4, Yahtzee, 2048, etc. I sometimes found people answering by giving a link to a research paper on the game, that most ...
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Can we get mtg-autocard support for inside code blocks?

Code blocks are often used on the site for the fixed-width indentation the provide. This answer attempted to use a mtg-autocard link inside the code block, but it didn't link. Would it be possible to ...
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Game specific tags

Stackoverflow model disallow user from creating tags belove some quite high reputation level. But this particular site really need specific tags for more or less popular games. I would like to propose ...
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Add a new “retag” tag for new users to request their question be retagged

Last week I asked a question about Phase 10 Twist for which there was no tag. As someone with low rep, I had no way to formally request that my question be retagged without adding something to the ...
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Please implement the Chess replayer on Board and Card Games

The Chess beta site now has a cool replayer, to allow Chess games/positions to be described, rendered and walked through. It's been around for a couple of months now. We've been asking for this for ...
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The front page selection could probably benefit from more rotation of old, high quality questions

I've noticed that when some of my old questions get bumped due to edits or re-taggings, they often get new, good responses. There is nothing special about my questions. This means that in general, ...
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We should implement Magic the Gathering pop-ups on hover

In the comments to the original linking syntax request, ghoppe said: Thanks for the card links. As the guy who whipped up the jsfiddle, I admit I lifted the tooltip function (which is open source)...
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Add support for graphical playing card representations [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can we get a renderer for Cards? Could we get some sort of support for automated inline graphics representing playing cards? The visual aid could be helpful in clarifying ...
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Can we get auto conversion of mana and tap symbols?

For example, convert the text {1}{G}{U}{B}{R}{W}{T} to If we can't use the actual symbols, then maybe just the letter/number on a colored background (preferably a circle)?
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Please add support for MTG autocard plurals/short names

The current autocard link syntax works great, but it can be a bit awkward to use with plural names. It's easy to change [mtg:Lightning Bolts] to [mtg:Lightning Bolt]s. Getting correct links to cards ...
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Can a new answer to an old question be highlighted somehow?

TL;DR: Stack exchange incentives discourage answering/improving old questions that have an accepted answer. Would highlighting new answers help with this? I've answered 2 questions that were over a ...
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Please add support for the Magic AutoCard window

This was discussed and dismissed previously because no official API was provided, but an API does exist for automatic hover over images and links. The Wizards published API service called AutoCard ...
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Can we get a renderer for Cards?

I see that the Poker site now has nice card markup support. Could that be added to this site? In addition to poker being on topic here, we also have significant questions in bridge, euchre, cribbage,...
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Diagrams next to question captions

This is in regards of the subtopic Go and an extended copy of a post asked on the now-defunct meta.Go.SE. In the long run, there will be a lot of questions in the form of "Question about some move in ...
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Would it be useful to have a list of your badges appear when you hovered over the totals in the header?

When I hover over my name I get a super-helpful box with all sorts of statistics about my recent activity on the site and links to the dedicated pages for those metrics. But when I hover over the ...
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Is there a way to make an image show up when you hover over a link? [duplicate]

Questions are often well-served by embedding images. For example, many Dominion questions benefit from showing a picture of the card(s) in question (example). However, sometimes it would be awkward ...
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Please synonym 'opening' and 'openings'

I think we need to make opening a synonym for openings. Plural seems the better way to go, and we don't need these two separate tags.
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Can we integrate software to show Go and Chess positions?

From area51: Would it be possible to get something that would allow us to display Go and Chess positions on this site? This has been raised as a possible objection towards integrating the Go and ...
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Editor tool to link to BoardGameGeek

Can we have a special Link button in the editor to make links to BoardGameGeek? I see I should have explained it a little more... What I'm looking for is a button where you just have to enter the ...