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The tag on Stack Overflow seems to be misnamed: it's not about gaming as in playing games with code (happens), but about writing games. That's not "gaming", that's "game development."

I suggest the tag is renamed to "game-dev" to match its usage.

Full disclosure. As part of Arqade's efforts to share our expertise where needed in the network and to block bad question migration before it happens, we have a feed watching questions tagged (and variations thereof) wherever in the network; this includes Stack Overflow, which is the only site that uses the tag to mean game development. This is annoying.

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Why can't I now put tags in titles? :/ –  badp Sep 30 '12 at 10:37
    
You should be able to, the title just can't be ^\[\<tagchars>+\] to avoid the typical "[omgoshtag]: fix problemz plz" usage. –  Tim Stone Sep 30 '12 at 10:41
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@TimStone But that kills the purity of the title! –  badp Sep 30 '12 at 10:42
    
status-completed –  Tim Stone Sep 30 '12 at 10:43
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Isn't game-development tag burninated before: meta.stackoverflow.com/questions/140537/game-development-tag –  nhahtdh Sep 30 '12 at 11:01
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@nhahtdh That means gaming should go as well. I'm okay with that too. –  badp Sep 30 '12 at 11:17
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If anything it should be renamed to [game-development], not [game-dev]. –  sth Sep 30 '12 at 15:37
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