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How do we enter Go Boards on this site?

I had asked a question (now deleted) on meta.stackexchange about a Go-version of stackexchange. https://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/164930/go-stackexchange-com It was already tried http://area51....
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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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What's this new "get updates" box and why doesn't it have any functions?

I've seen this across nine different Stacks I follow, so I presume it's everywhere. The last few days, I've been getting a little box in most (all?) questions with a bell icon inside and "get updates ...
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Hide specific Questions

Is there a way to hide specific questions? Merely to hide questions that while still in your interest categories, are but perhaps already answered, or the exact topic doesn't interest you. This is ...
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Community Promotion Ads — 2020

You lost your “beta” label in 2019, so welcome to your very first edition of Community Promotion Ads, for the year of 2020! What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion Ads are community-...
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Naming the tag for questions about legendary cards and the legend rule

We've got a bunch of questions in MTG around navigating the legend rule, and handling various cases involving legendary permanents in circumstances where the legend rule might apply. I've tagged them ...
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How to correctly link to Gatherer?

When I create or click on a Magic card link to Gatherer, if the card name has a space, it doesn't resolve (on french context and what ever the browser). For example for Walking Ballista, it results to ...
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Reputation earned in migrated answers

So, I recently answered a question in regular Board & Card Games. I got a lot of upvotes, and thus a lot of reputation. Unfortunately, I woke up this morning to find that the question had been ...
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2019: 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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Asked a Yes/No question on mechanics, but Closed for Opinion Based?

This was my question on utilizing a common token change to a commonly played board game (which has recently been voted into deletion): However, a Meta question on the topic of "Are Questions on ...
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Rename [priority] to [mtg-priority] and [stack] to [mtg-stack]

Some Magic: the Gathering mechanics have their own tags: Do specific mechanics in MTG need their own tags? They all start with mtg-, so can one of the ♦ moderators rename priority to mtg-...
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Do specific mechanics in MTG need their own tags? [duplicate]

It seems that MTG has a ton of sub-tags that cover very specific categories. Are they really all necessary? I am not referring to alternate formats (as they can be seen as entirely different games), ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Board Games SE mana symbols: a userscript for auto-conversion of mana symbols to images

Alternate name: a userscript for makin' the fancy pictures happen I've created a userscript that auto-converts MTG's mana and tap symbols to image form. A lot of us have wanted this for a while so I ...
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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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Time sensitivity of magic questions

I'm curious about the time sensitive Nature of some Magic-The-Gathering questions, and whether these types of questions are really on-topic or not. For example, take this question: Is there a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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, in ...
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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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HoverCard, a userscript for MTG card link tooltips

I've created a userscript that shows a tooltip for any links that start with: http://www.wizards.com/magic/autocard.asp http://gatherer.wizards.com/Pages/Card/Details.aspx http://gatherer.wizards.com/...
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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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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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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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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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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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How to draw users from Board Game Geek: can we copy questions?

'As someone who often uses Board Game Geek (BGG) for asking (and answering) game related questions, I'm very much drawn to the SE format. SE creates an excellent architecture for asking and answering ...
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Glossary of game and site related terms

Question acronyms-good-or-bad mentioned a glossary of game and site related terms. So here is the start. Maybe this can be made CW so anybody can add to it. In the mean time, feel free to add an ...
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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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