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Is “general feedback on game” on-topic?

I am working on an Android game scenario inspired by Moon Patrol. I am making progress and I don't have any very specific problem. I have posted the code for code review https://codereview....
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Should I not include a user's name when they help on an answer I gave?

I'm still learning proper etiquette, and I'm not sure how to handle this. Recently I gave an answer here, and a couple of people gave some extra information as comments to my answer. In order to make ...
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Is my question OK for this site?

I asked on SO but received nothing. Would I be more appropriate to ask this question here? https://stackoverflow.com/questions/50615850/improve-movement-of-space-aliens
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Why I get banned to question again?

In the past, I asked some bad questions thus I got banned for half of a year. After half of a year, I learn my mistake and I try to ask better question (some say the site can't accept the kinds of ...
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Why this question doesn't get answers?

18 days ago I asked my first quesiton (about how to get records to make archivements) in this site but I notice that no one have answered it, and I don't know what to do. I know that my question isn't ...
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What are reasons our community has found for closing questions?

Over the years, this community has decided what kind of questions should be on- or off-topic for the site. Some of these decisions have been integrated into the Help Center and into the Close/Flag ...
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How can I post contents in code format?

I'm trying to post somethings in LibGdx code format in this site (I'm new here), but I can't do it... Can anybody help me, please?
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Game Development MathJax Cookbook

MathJax (a relative of \$\LaTeX\$) is now enabled on this site. Mathematics.SE has a MathJax basic tutorial and quick reference, but this question will be a cookbook for Game Development-specific ...
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Made a mistake with the replication tag

I was following up on an earlier thread, removing & replacing the update tag on questions, when I came across a question about "updating" positions of players to one another in an MMO. "That's ...
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Can I post here for hobby project recruitment?

I don't want to break rules and I couldn't find any useful information if it is possible to post here for hobby project recruitment.
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Would we benefit from separate [unity-2d] and [unity-3d] tags?

As part of my editing recently, I've been removing a lot of tags from titles. One of the consistent patterns I see coming up regularly are for people to say they're using "Unity 2D" or "Unity 3D". ...
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What is the appropriate course of action for a duplicate answer, especially one made several years after the fact?

I have run into one or two "duplicate answers". They are technically correct, but they do not add anything new to the current answer. Furthermore, the current answer is often accepted, and several ...
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Can I ask questions about OpenGL here? Or should I take them to Stack Overflow?

I am reluctant to post this on Overflow since they mostly do not answer noobish questions. But I have an issue understanding of "how to put together" what I learned and need some advice how to proceed ...
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How do I delete my community account?

How do I delete my Game Development Stack Exchange account, specifically?
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How should we close questions about developer intent?

I'm starting to get a little more into the community of game dev, and have come across this question about the way the developers implemented random base decay in the original space invaders. To me, ...
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Why did this “First Post” question appear in my to-be-reviewed queue after being one month old?

A few minutes ago, this question appeared in my to-be-reviewed queue, classified as a "First Post" - and thus waiting for a review. Nothing wrong about the classification. After checking, one sees ...
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What topics are actually on/off-topic here?

(Yes, my question comes after reading The official help and I'm still not sure) I am IT engineer, and usually conceive games like other programs. When I have an issue, I try to ask myself questions ...
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Relevant part of a question removed, now my answer gets downvoted

For my first answer on this site, I had found a question where only the first part had been answered, and the second ignored. I answered the second part. Now, the question has been edited to remove ...
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What is the difference between assets and resources?

I just asked a question about resources management, but on the tagging part, I got stuck on a point: should I tag it assets or ...
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“Recommend Deletion” button fails?

When I click the "Recommend Deletion" button, and only that button, in Chrome, I get the following: and the buttons go grey but I can still browse back to the page and the buttons re-enable: But I ...
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Wrong tag stats?

Is this a bug? Steps: Go to tags In the filter box type "business". You see two tags (business x 43), and (business-model x 7) Click on each. The page that opens for business shows 0 questions and ...
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I should have the “Fanatic” badge… why do I not?

Either I should definitely have this badge, or I don't understand how the process works: https://gamedev.stackexchange.com/help/badges/55/fanatic I think that possibly the online indicator doesn't ...
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What should I do if I get conflicting answers?

Yesterday,I asked What is better? Lots of small TCP packets, or one long one?. At first, the answers tallied with what I thought the answer would be. "" However, as the question got more and more ...
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GameDev “Tour” - factual error

This morning I misclicked the "tour" option instead of logging in, and noticed that, though SE has switched to the "on hold" closing system instead of an actual "close"ing system, the tour still says ...
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Where is the question which lists Game Development SE questions with funny titles?

I could not find the link for the above!
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Appeal for undelete of a question

I would like to appeal for an undelete, since this question is puzzling me, and I would really like an answer!! I'll add a bounty if I have to: https://gamedev.stackexchange.com/questions/79245/the-...
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Why do I have the teacher badge even though haven't answered any questions?

I just joined gamedev to ask one question that seemed too game-dev for StackOverflow, and noticed that I have the teacher badge even though I've only just joined ...
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Why did I get an email saying I've asked a question on GameDevelopment.SE?

I just got an e-mail 3 hours ago from do-not-reply@stackexchange.com: Recently, you asked a question on Game Development Stack Exchange, but you haven't ...
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Why is an advertisement for a closed beta site showing up?

I wasn't sure where this should be brought up, so here it is, probably something that a developer should look at.
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Starred Videos/Pictures

Do we have a reason that thumbnails aren't shown in the sidebar of chat? I noticed that they aren't shown in the sidebar, but are shown in the list of all starred posts. Why is this? There doesn't ...
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Is this server (ie Game Development) under stress (or attack)?

I have been seeing regular weird issues recently when visiting this particular site, including very poor response and my tag customizations being invisible for extended periods of time. Usually it is ...
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Can someone accept her/his own answer to get the unsung hero badge?

I came over these two questions, which looked awkward due to the fact that the user has accepted his own answer. Examples: How to use/apply class inheritance in Enchant.js How can I ...
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Bug: Cannot Use Chat When Over the Required Rep Amount

Edit: This issue was fixed at 20:32, July 01. No one knows how or why. I have previously used chat (this morning in fact) and all the sudden, I log on and cant use it! I have over 110 reputation, and ...
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How to flag for moving to blender.stackexchange.com

https://gamedev.stackexchange.com/questions/58184/blender-to-collada-to-assimp-rigid-non-skinned-animation I wanted to flag this as off-topic for migration to another site but the only option is to ...
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Why can't we embed a video in a question or answer?

Or maybe we can and I just don't know how to do it? Sometimes it's easier to display a video of gameplay and since I understand you don't want code, why not just remove the possibility of putting code ...
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How does meta reputation work, especially when I get reputation removed in main?

So today I get a boost to reputation and then it was taken back. Looks like it has something to do with sock puppet accounts mentioned in another question: Removing sock puppet accounts I visited ...
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Can my question be improved?

NPC AI articles for walking and fighting? I'm still looking for how to implement a walking non-player character which I think is on-topic. I don't really think that the question should have been ...
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How can i earn enough reputation to comment?

I often find that i can answer a question partially, can help steer people in the right direction or provide a link with more information. These things however are almost never good enough for a full ...
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How it comes I was able to edit someone else question?

Saw a question and noticed it could use some formatting on code, clicked on 'edit' and did the work. Then it occurred to me that I don't have rep enough for this. Checked the reputation list and ...
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What's a Late Answer?

Under the review tab, there's a category "Late Answers" for review. I can't locate a definition of a late answer in the FAQ or anywhere else. So, Q: What's a "late answer"?
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gamedev.stackexchange: logo info

the logo of gamedev.stackexchange is of interest to me. specifically does anyone know who designed it? how long ago it was made? and i am also curious how the design came about. i ask because for ...
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How can I see someone's accept rate?

Where is the % accept rate in Game Development, which normally appears under a question-writer's badges in other Stack Exchange sites such as Stack Overflow? I've seen it mentioned in Game ...
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Will there be further moderator elections?

I know SE sites' community moderators are elected by the community. The last and only election on GameDev was in 2011. Do these elections happen periodically or just that once?
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What are “disputed” flags?

The status of some of my raised flags is "disputed": I know "helpful" means the flag was acted on, while "declined" means it wasn't. What happened to "disputed" flags? What is a "dispute" in ...
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How are consecutive days calculated?

Is it done by checking the server time, if so, which, or is it reset each time my "last seen" gets over 24h? Or a combination of those?
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How do you link to answer?

Usually when need to link an answer i only know how to link the entire question, but how do you link a specific answer from the page?
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use gamedev as support channel for game framework?

We are considering to use gamedev.stackexchange.com as the primary support channel for the html5 game framework craftyjs. Would this be appropriate? Look at our google group to get an idea of the kind ...
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Deleting this inappropriate answer, please [closed]

Is it possible to delete this answer by any moderator or anyone who has the privilage to do so? Link to the Question :: What can I do to make sure that I have the energy to work on my game while ...
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What happens to questions that are closed?

The FAQ didn't seem to indicate what the [closed] status indicates when applied to a question. Aside from the obvious (such as additional answers are not allowed), what happens to them? Do they ...
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What are all these edits by 'Community'?

I keep seeing old questions popping up, marked as changed by the 'Community' user. Today it was these: Help for choosing a cost effective game server for Flash client Events and objects being ...