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Can I post here for hobby project recruitment?

No, you can't. But thanks for asking first :) That's out of the scope of gamedev.stackexchange, and Stack Exchange at large. There is a forum section about that in GDNet: Hobby Project Classifieds. ...
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What is the correct way to request a tag be added?

Post a question that's relevant to the new tag. If we get enough questions about a topic, we'll add a tag for it. An engine-specific tag is not a prerequisite before posting the question (since we ...
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Is there an animation stack exchange site I can view?

Other options include: Graphics Design that has a tag for animations; Video Production which also covers animation. As noted in the comments, you'll want to specify a bit more what kind of help you ...
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Why I get banned to question again?

Thanks for posting this here. Mods don't know the full set of rules of why some users get banned from asking questions because StackExchange staff has not shared them with us. We're constrained to ...
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Should I not include a user's name when they help on an answer I gave?

Thanks for bringing this up in meta! I think it's great that you want to give other users credit for the improvement done to your answer, that's a good trait to have when working in great teams! As ...
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Should I not include a user's name when they help on an answer I gave?

Personally, I think it's a good practice to give credits for feedbacks in comments. In addition to mentioning the commenter, I usually also add the direct link to the comment. However, comments are ...
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Can I ask questions about OpenGL here? Or should I take them to Stack Overflow?

Questions about OpenGL are welcomed here, however, like Stack Overflow, we handle specific issues, and by this I mean that if you ask about "what to learn next", or very broad question, it will be ...
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Made a mistake with the replication tag

From what I understand, tags with 0 question and that don't have synonym will be deleted after one day. I guess asking your question here can be interpreted as "should we make it as a synonym?". I'd ...
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Tag synonyms and "version specific" synonyms

I have proposed game-maker-studio-2 as a synonym for game-maker. https://gamedev.stackexchange.com/tags/game-maker/synonyms (I also accidentally proposed game-maker-studio as a synonym. 🤦‍♂️)
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Is Serial upvoting fine?

StackExchange's automated systems do watch for serial upvoting over both the short and long term, and they will revert the votes if they detect what looks like misuse of the system - ie. someone ...
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Would we benefit from separate [unity-2d] and [unity-3d] tags?

I brought up some discussion on the various meta tags of Unity, and in turn, we merged a few into the unity tag. You would not be versed in using Unity for 3D, and not be versed in using Unity for 2D....
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Would we benefit from separate [unity-2d] and [unity-3d] tags?

I don't think we need such distinction in unity tags. We have the tags 2d and 3d which can be used to narrow the domain of the questions. That's not exactly the way the tags are designed to be used, ...
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Why I get banned to question again?

I understand it now. To get un-banned, I need to un-delete my deleted questions (I delete those questions because they got closed, one of those questions actually has upvoted, I thought it's a good ...
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Why this question doesn't get answers?

A good clue is the first comment: I'm not sure if I completely understand your question... If other users have trouble understanding your question, they usually won't answer it. (Since you ...
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What are reasons our community has found for closing questions?

The question is asking for legal advice. We're not lawyers and this is not a legal advice site. Meta post The question is asking if product X has feature Y, or if Y is doable with it. It's a "what ...
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Game Development MathJax Cookbook

Basic MathJax and Mathematics Displaying a formula For inline formulas, use \$ ... \$. For display-mode formulas (i.e. multiline, centered formulas which take up ...
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Game Development MathJax Cookbook

Vectors and Matrices Basic symbols \vec puts an arrow over the next symbol: \$\vec a\$. For larger groups, use \overrightarrow:...
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Can I post here for hobby project recruitment?

The Stack Exchange is a question and answer site; so, as already stated, it is not an appropriate platform to post job recruitment. On one side, you could seek out forums. However, it is entirely ...
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What is the appropriate course of action for a duplicate answer, especially one made several years after the fact?

I usually downvote the answer and leave a comment. If there is already a comment regarding the issue, I downvote the answer and upvote the comment. I do this because the downvote button text says: ...
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Can I ask questions about OpenGL here? Or should I take them to Stack Overflow?

As Alexandre points out, we do take OpenGL questions (we even have an opengl tag with over 3000 questions), though we do have additional requirements to consider such questions on-topic. On the off ...
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