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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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Bug: FAQ navigation bar links scroll to wrong place

On the FAQ page, there is a navigation bar on the right, showing all the different sections of the FAQ, for quick navigation. In that list, the following two links scroll the user to the wrong ...
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Should we be more exclusive?

I mean this kind of thing is all over but here's an example from today: I mean there can't be a more stereotypical noob entry "I just wanna make a game" type question. It's a bad question because it'...
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Are questions abut popular game mechanics and gameplay irrelevant?

How do you prevent inflation in a virtual economy? In a casual top-down racing game, should collisions affect the car's engine? I noticed Byte56 said these questions about gameplay mechanics are ...
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Is there a grammatical error in the gamedev faq?

I noticed in the gamedev faq it says: If you have questions relating to ... subject 1 subject 2 ... and it is not about... That sounds like a typo to me.
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FAQ Slightly Confusing?

The second bullet under "What it's not about" states: what language/engine/SDK you should learn next, including which technology is better, which technology to use, or what technology some ...
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Including “Too Localized” in the what not to ask

As of right now, this question is worded is such a way it is too localized (I submitted an edit to try to be more general without changing the meaning, so it might be changed now). I was looking in ...
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Typo in the site FAQ

There are two typos in moderator-maintained part of the site FAQ: A note on programming-related questions: general programming questions more likely belong on StackOverflow instead of here. (…) ...
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Should the FAQ have a restriction on time-dependent Questions?

For example, the UnityAnswers FAQ: Don't write things that will be irrelevant in a few days. This is in response to Doom 3 Codebase release details? I was going to comment it with a link from ...
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What should our FAQ contain?

Since this is one of the 7 Essential Meta Questions of Every Beta... What should go in our FAQ? Most of the FAQ is boilerplate, but we need to determine the on-topic and off-topic subjects that go ...