bummzack
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Which tags are useless or blacklisted?
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flash-professional Honestly, I don't understand why there's such a tag. If somebody has a flash-related question, they will tag it flash. I don't think flash-professional does any good for further ...

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Is "How was entire game X made?" off-topic?
13 votes

My take on this is: Usually nobody except the creators of the game know the exact technology that was used. So unless the creators of the game happen to be part of this community, all answers are ...

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Game design questions: should we be more lax with regard to SE's question/answer format?
7 votes

I agree that we should welcome design focused questions and I think we do. The problem is that there seem to be much more programmers than designers that know and appreciate the stackexchange sites/...

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Is this really a good question?
4 votes

I think the general consensus about what good questions are has shifted quite a bit over the last 2 years. Some of the old popular questions, such as this have also been closed, despite the massive ...

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What to do with answers that mainly consist in a link?
3 votes

I usually downvote answers that are basically just a link and I add a comment so that the poster can improve his answer. I think it's important that the poster mentions (at least) the relevant ...

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Game Development Stack Exchange swag for top users
3 votes

Very cool, thanks so much! It's fun being part of this community.

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Is this user spamming?
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2 votes

I fail to see the spamming. He was asking several questions in a short period of time, but some people are curious :) If you have at least 200 rep on any stackexchange account and associate that ...

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"Where can I find art resources" questions: off topic/not a real question?
2 votes

I think these (existing) lists can be useful (eg. to find assets for low-budget or prototyping). IMHO new questions of this type should be closed and currently this seems to work quite well. So I ...

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Is <modelling tool> discussion on topic?
2 votes

I think this is a good question that needs clarification. I'd vote for off-topic because: There are a lot of fundamental tools to create game-assets. Eg. Photoshop/GIMP or Illustrator/Inkscape for ...

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Advertisements about proposals that are already in Beta
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1 votes

I think the problem here is that this banner is not from the Area51 site, but rather a community-promotion-ad! See here: Community Promotion Ads - 2H 2011 That's also why the percentage never ...

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When the title doesn't agree with the content
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While I agree that it's not a focused question, I think you're exaggerating with your reaction. First of all the question is not about "Do it for me". The poster just gave a lot (probably partially ...

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