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Where would questions about the lore of a board or card game go?

I want to find out more about the lore of a specific card game (specifically MTG). Would this site be where I would ask questions regarding it, as they are questions regarding to a board game, or ...
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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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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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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?) ...
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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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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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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 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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Graduating from Beta: generating more questions per day

It has caught my attention that this site has been quite some time on Beta mode, and it seems that across users of this site this seems to be a thing we wish to overcome. Doing some research (this ...
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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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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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Expanding tags to 35 characters

In the past, we've had a number of tags that have been limited by the site's 25 character tag limit. Thanks to that limit being increased to 35 characters, we can now fix a number of these tags. Mods ...
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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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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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Got achievement notification before reaching the milestone

When I logged in today my Achievements listed that I just reached the 1K milestone (edits, etc.), when I actually have 993 reps: Doing some further tests, if I attempt to edit it indicates that it ...
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Autocard not working for Platinum Angel

The generated url is: http://gatherer.wizards.com/Pages/Search/Default.aspx?name=%2b%5bPlatinum%20Angel%5d Which somehow returns no results. If you add quotes around it (best approximation for our ...
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Is this question on topic and if so, what's the appropriate tag? [duplicate]

This question was recently asked and I was looking for a better tag as identify-this-game doesn't really suit it. I went through several pages of tags and couldn't find anything suitable. I then ...
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Can a gold badge holder nominate/vote to close a question as a duplicate?

I recently earned the gold badge for Magic: The Gathernig (yay), and that means that now if I mark a question as a duplicate, it is instantly closed. This is a fun new power that I promise not to ...
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Are questions requesting objective data on-topic, and does the motivation for those questions matter?

A question came up asking for recommendations and the most played card games so they would have an idea what to play. I edited the question to ask only what was most played because I didn't see how ...
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Should we dual-tag my question?

Some background: I recently created this question: Are all events one-shot?... At the time, the betrayal-at-baldurs-gate tag didn't exist and I didn't have the reputation to create it, so I tagged it ...
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Can I ask about spoken word games here?

I want to find some information about spoken word games. Can I ask about them on this site? I am thinking of games that don’t require equipment, like for instance I Spy.
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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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Autocard opens non-scrolling windows

On two different computers I use, both running recent Firefox, this site's Gatherer links open non-scrolling windows. The windows both have no scroll bar and can't be scrolled by arrow keys / mouse ...
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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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Are legal questions on topic?

There seems to be some disagreement as to whether legal questions are in fact off topic. The only information I can find on the topic is Card Game Legal Questions are off topic (apparently) can this ...
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Canonical question request: "Is it legal to play a third party's online implementation of a board game?"

Playing board games online through various tool is a huge part of modern gaming culture. Some of those tools are first-party implementations of the game by the original creators or a license-holder. A ...
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On-topic help center spring cleaning

All righty folks, the on-topic page in the help center is pretty wordy, and we can probably make it more useful to users by: making it shorter moving the longer details into a canonical "summarize ...
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Card Game Legal Questions are off topic (apparently) can this be added to the of topic FAQ?

I asked this Magic: The Gathering question: Are Magic The Gathering Proxy cards illegal to print? It was closed as Off-Topic. The main/first closer indicated that is was because the question was ...
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Should a "Poker Dice" tag exist?

Recently, I posted a post about Poker Dice, but I had to resort to the combination [poker][dice]. Poker has nothing to do with this. Dice barely has anything to did with this. Therefore, I think that ...
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Are chess questions on-topic here?

In conclusion, it seems, chess is technically on-topic but typically not asked. My question is from a slightly different angle: if there's a SE for it, why is it on-topic at all? Should all posts ...
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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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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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Drastically edited question

There was a question that at first was very unclear asking about discarding cards and tagged with magic the gathering. It was gathering close votes for unclear questions and an answer explaining that ...
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How should we handle silver-bordered (Unstable) rules questions?

With the release of Unstable, we're starting to get rules questions. Of course, although there's a FAQ, the actual comprehensive rules do not cover silver-bordered sets, and never will, so to some ...
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Requesting tag for AnyDice [duplicate]

Many game designers and boardgame fans use Anydice as an analytics tool... There are questions regarding it specifically applied to board games. RPG SE has an anydice tag, but asking "RPG-looking, but ...
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Request a tag for "Fallout-board game" [duplicate]

A new board game is out, Fallout Board Game which I think needs a tag. More specifically, I was planning to as a question regarding it, but cannot since there is no tag.
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What generic (?) tag to use for games that have no tag?

I would like to post a question about makruk, for which there is currently no tag. After looking through the available tags, there seems to be a problem for users with less than 150 reps who want to ...
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How to handle tagging for Pandemic Legacy season 2?

In a few weeks, Pandemic Legacy Season 2 will be released. Based on the previews, it is pretty much an entirely different game from either Pandemic or Pandemic Legacy season 1. This is quite different ...
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Bug: I Can't Post Comments

I can't post comments, whether they're on my own posts or another user's posts. When I try press the 'Add comment' button, nothing happens. I'm also not using any script blocking browser plugins like ...
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Are questions asking whether a category of games exists on-topic?

We recently had a question "Are There Any Board Games That Involve Both Memory And Luck?" (now deleted) The body of the question described a hypothetical game, with a series of luck-based events which ...
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Why are the card links broken?

I've seen here many people use a specific syntax to have a link added automatically: example: Lightning Bolt The problem is that those links, pointing to Wizard's website are broken. Who's in charge ...
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Weekly email is primarily about Magic: The Gathering

All but one of this week's email was about Magic: The Gathering, and similarly last week. Would it be possible for this to be more diverse or is it algorithmically generated?
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Was it appropriate to flag this comment as "No longer needed"?

The author of this question originally set a scene in which three players were involved, but then posed question didn't involve one of the players at all. An observant user left a comment along these ...
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Should you edit answers to contain the [mtg:Card name] link instead of a direct link to the gatherer?

Currently we have the future to create card links to magic card using the following format[mtg: Card name] and this should be used instead of creating a link to the gatherer yourself, but should we ...
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Is there any interest in creating a recurring day for Code-Golf-esque MTG questions?

Topic I would like to discuss the idea to include Code-Golf-esque Magic the Gathering style questions on the B&CG StackExchange. Background Info What is now the Programming Puzzles & Code ...

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