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2017 Community Moderator Election Results

Game Development's third moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the 2 new moderators are: They'll be joining the existing crew shortly — please thank them for ...
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Do you need game testers? We can help

If you've got a game that's ready for testing (or will be within the next few weeks), we'd like to help you find some testers. We're going to try out our potential Developer/Tester matchup program in ...
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Why doesn't “trusted user” apply to tag synonyms? Is this a bug?

I'm curious of anybody knows the rationale for excluding the tag synonym suggestion feature from the set of features trusted users are allowed to perform? It seems particularly odd to me that, as a ...
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Gamedev Birthday Celebration

Did you know that Game Development's birthday was on October 21st? Congratulations! How about a contest or some other fun activity to stir things up a little? After a year of great Q&A, we'd like ...
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Removing sock puppet accounts

Lately we've been experiencing a sock puppet issue. This person has multiple accounts, they create poor answers and poor questions. It appears they're now upvoting poor questions (or it's another sock ...
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2013 Community Moderator Election

The 2013 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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Washing Gamedev T-shirt

Some of you have received your swag packages. Grats! I just want to stress that, when you wash your gamedev.se t-shirt, PLEASE make sure you turn it inside out, use cold water and non-bleach ...
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Suggestion: community-sponsored (commonly off-topic) questions-“best way”, “what's first”

I was in the process of answering a question and had to convert it to a clump of poorly formatted comments when it got moderated. The specific question was a relatively typical off-topic one, ...
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FCC Accessibility Options For Disabled Question

Can this question regarding FCC Accessibility Options For Disabled Question be reworded such that it doesn't violate our "no specific legal advice" rule? If not, is there a related useful question we ...
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Math related game programming question

I'm trying to make a game engine in C++ using openGL and I've been stuck trying to create an importer for Collada Documents. My big issue is that the collada documents use math slightly more advanced ...
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2011 Community Moderator Election

The 2011 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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What should we do about link rot to popular sites?

As pointed out in chat, we have 295 links pointing to Glen Fiddler's site, which is no longer up. Based on the Pateron he had to support that work, it seems he is no longer working on that content. ...
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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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The Artificial Intelligence beta has started!

After previous failures, the AI site has its probably last chance to join the SE network. GDSE has its own ai tag but if you're interested AI beyond gaming (e.g. the process behind this, or AI for ...
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Help users to ask objective questions about architecture

I think that software architecture is a very important part of complex applications like games. Therefore questions about software architecture and design should definitely be part of Game Development....
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Why can't we see who favored a question?

I would like to know why we can't see who favored a question? If the question is interesting, it would be great to see who favored this question to start some discussions. Some question are really ...
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Stack Overflow Worldwide Meetups 2012: You're invited!

We're having a Stack Overflow meetup to get together with fellow programming, web, and other technology enthusiasts. But not all of our programmers and technology enthusiasts live on Stack Overflow, ...
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Moderator Pro Tem Announcement

As we enter the second week of the public beta, we desperately need members from the site whose focus is to engage the community, both in community-building issues and site management. That's why we ...
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2017 Community Moderator Election

The 2017 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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Remove version-specific xna tags

XNA will never get past version 4, and version 3.1 should be unused (though xna-3.1 has 3 questions this year, 5 total, somehow), I am of the opinion that xna and xna-4.0 should be merged. But I ...
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Should we update the “voxels” tag information?

Currently the voxels tag's description is this: VOlumetric piXEL (volumetric picture element). An approach to world construction that uses small, uniform volumetric elements as opposed to the ...
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Requesting tag synonyms

Note: I could not already find a question on Meta answering this. If there is one, then please provide a link. I've been looking through the tags recently, and have seen a few that I think deserve to ...