10 votes

How is the community doing?

Sour comments are gone (mostly). (good) I don't know what caused this exactly, but the amount of hate and sarcasm I see in comments has drastically decreased over the last years. (As a mod,) I rarely ...
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9 votes

How is the community doing?

We're slowly becoming a Unity Stack Exchange. (bad) Data shows that the proportion of questions tagged with unity is increasing year after year. In fact, in 2019, half of the questions that were asked ...
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8 votes

How is the community doing?

Strong response to fix codeplex links I feel like the community stepped up to deal with the codeplex problem. There's still some work to be done, but initially I recall there being well over 300 links ...
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8 votes

Should we be running the game jams on meta or elsewhere?

Meta fails the jam in the following ways: New users, or lurkers can't post a game or vote on the jam entries unless they get 5 or 10 rep respectively Voting on completed games commences as soon as ...
6 votes

Should we try a community check-in on Meta?

This is a personal opinion, and I did not discuss an answer to this question with the other mods. Yes, I think it would be an interesting exercise.
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5 votes

How is the community doing?

It's hard to find high-level questions I enjoy algorithms, problem solving, and general game techniques that are applicable to a great many platforms and situations. GDSE seems to be predominantly “...
5 votes

How is the community doing?

Concerns about community participation & the 2021 moderator election I'm a little concerned that our most recent moderation election might indicate a decline in community participation. It took ...
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4 votes

How is the community doing?

New devs don't know how to debug their code and we don't have ways to tell them how they could do it (i.e. teach them to fish). (bad¬) A lot of users ask questions about bugs that an experienced ...
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4 votes

Should we try a community check-in on Meta?

I'm posting another answer to not mess up with the votes of the "yes" answer because this one here is more like a comment than anything else. This is a personal opinion, and I did not ...
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4 votes

Stack Overflow has stated the community isn’t very welcoming and asks for change. How do we do that here?

I have only been in this forum for research so I don't know of any problems that have happened here. However I have been an active participant in Stack Overflow for over six years. I'm in the top 23% ...
3 votes

Should we be running the game jams on meta or elsewhere?

In my opinion, there are two main issues, and a secondary-level issue: Rep needed on Meta. This restricts entry. Someone needed to manage the second site. Restricting entry is undesirable, but ...
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1 vote

Should we be running the game jams on meta or elsewhere?

Personally I prefer bigger jams, even if it means opening it up to non-meta and even non-GDSE users. I argue that this is already the case for the GDSE jams: take a look at past entries, you'll find ...
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