15 votes

Switch Magic autocard over to a different search engine, Scryfall

Yes, please lets do this! The inconsistency of the current autocard can actually end up taking more time than it saves. When it works it is fine, but when it doesn't you need to head out and find the ...
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12 votes
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Can we implement an easier way to tag Magic cards in posts?

TL;DR: A shorter syntax and built in automatic linking both probably will not work well. But an extension or other client side tool that automatically adds links in the editor would be great. New ...
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9 votes
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Can the Autocard feature be improved (again)?

The Autocard feature has been updated to use the new url format, and to improve on our encoding of card names so as to fix many (hopefully all) of issues with the old one. Here are some of my test ...
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7 votes

Can we have AutoCard for the site chat?

You can now use [mtg:Card Name] in Chat. I'll have a look at the other AutoCard requests to see if we can bring in some extra improvements.
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7 votes
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Create tag full-thrust

Tags can only be created after a question relating to the tag has been asked. Once you have asked your question a user with enough reputation will create and add the correct tag for you. One thing to ...
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7 votes
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Can we get standard suit symbol markup for playing cards?

Currently the suit symbols are available as HTML entities without you having to copy-paste them from somewhere. That is, to get this: ♦ ♥ ♣ ♠ You write this: ♦ ♥ ♣ &...
6 votes
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Migration Targets

First, I want to clarify that a moderator can always migrate a question that needs to be migrated. The purpose of those migration targets is to allow regular users to migrate a question when closing ...
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6 votes

Answer strategy questions at a lower level

Answers should always suit the question. If the OP is looking for research, give them research. If they're asking for general strategy, give them understandable things. If they're asking for the ...
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5 votes

Switch Magic autocard over to a different search engine, Scryfall

FWIW, as of version 1.50 (just released today, January 23, 2018), my SOUP user script now implements this feature (extending and replacing the Gatherer-based reimplementation of [mtg:...] card links ...
5 votes

Of-topic: Computer game support

I don't see anything to gain from this change or any new motivation to reconsider our policy, so I think things are fine as-is. Your concerns here don't seem to be borne out by much evidence. We don'...
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5 votes

Can we implement an easier way to tag Magic cards in posts?

One thing that should be remembered is that you are talking about saving some users from having to type in 6 extra characters when posting or editing a post versus a programmers time to implement the ...
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5 votes
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Where do we request changes to the site?

This is the spot. The site admins will see everything tagged feature-request. There is no guarantee that they will respond, though. This has been status-declined on meta.stackexchange.com in the ...
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4 votes

We should implement Magic the Gathering pop-ups on hover

I've written a userscript that does this now. You can get it from GreasyFork.
4 votes

Why isn't MathJax enabled on this site?

There is a trade off with performance. Think about it: if performance was a non-issue, MathJax would be enabled on every site. Commenter David Z suggested (don't hold him to it) that enabling MathJax "...
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4 votes
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MTG Format Tags?

The tags mtg-modern, mtg-commander, and mtg-multiplayer all already exist, along with mtg-drafting and mtg-cube for limited formats, and mtg-two-headed-giant, mtg-frontier, mtg-tiny-leaders, and mtg-...
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4 votes

Please create a tag for Spellfire

Welcome to the site! Unfortunately, we can only create tags by adding them to questions, and up till today there aren't any Spellfire questions. Please ask your actual question on the main site, using ...
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3 votes
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XenoShyft Tags (Onslaught, Dreadmire and minor expansions)

We can't actually create those tags yet because there are no questions about XenoShyft. Tags cannot exist without being attached to questions. You should ask your questions and use a generic tag, ...
3 votes
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Rename [combinatorial-games] to [combinatorial-game-theory]

Done. Unclear to me whether it makes sense to have this tagged separately from other forms of game theory, but this can be done either way.
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3 votes
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Why does this site not have a mobile style the same as other SE sites?

All Stack Exchange sites have the ability to switch between mobile view and desktop view. While in desktop view; there is a link to go to mobile at the bottom of the screen: The trick is that once ...
3 votes

Tags for wargaming

Tags are created only because a questions needs it, Stack Exchange doesn't provide for a way to create a tag without it being on a question. If there are specific questions that you think should have ...
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3 votes

Can the Autocard feature be improved (again)?

Adding an answer with all the example cards as a quick way to check some of cards that are not in the latest update post. Lightning Bolt Death's Shadow Island Curiosity Sun Titan Platinum Angel ...
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3 votes

Can the Autocard feature be improved (again)?

I've run through the jsfiddle test battery to double check results. I've also made an updated battery that removes some duplicates and consolidates cases in the Javascript: https://jsfiddle.net/...
3 votes

Do we still want to switch to using Scryfall as the autocard service?

In my opinion, we should not switch to Scryfall. The main thing Gatherer has going for it that Scryfall can never match is Rule 108.1 of the Magic: the Gathering Comprehensive Rulebook: Use the ...
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3 votes

Game Company Tag too non-specific?

Many companies have varied games, and a company-specific tag doesn't make sense As of this writing, there is one question each for trivial-pursuit, trouble-despicable-me, and words-with-friends. ...
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3 votes
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Warhmmer 40k Tyranid Tag

I have created the tag tyranids for you on the question you linked. Please update the tag wiki with the appropriate information so that it does not get removed from the system.
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3 votes

Should we 'deal' with card games here?

Let's start with some context. Board and Card Games covers: Board games Card games Including Poker Other non-digital games Including Casino Games If Casino Gaming and Gambling were created, then ...
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2 votes

Should we 'deal' with card games here?

First off, it doesn't look like the Casino Gaming and Gambling is going to be passed, it only has 8 followers and the person that proposed it has said he thinks there isn't much interest in a SE about ...
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1 vote

Tag for templating questions

I'm iffy about this tag, but I think there's a workable core here. Part of it is that I need to be able to see what tags belong on a question by looking at the question, not at the answers. That ...
1 vote

Implement Autocard support for Yu-Gi-Oh!

I'm declining this feature request not because I think it's a bad idea, but because I don't know when we'll have the resources to implement it. (Insert sad emoji here.) I know the MTG autocard feature ...
1 vote

Switch Magic autocard over to a different search engine, Scryfall

We still should definitely do this Most of the issues with using gatherer have been solved, new updates to how the autocard works with gatherer have fixed a lot of them, but there is an issue that no ...
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