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The goal of /r/Games is to provide a place for informative and interesting gaming content and discussions. Submissions should be for the purpose of informing or initiating a discussion, not just with the goal of entertaining viewers.
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> > > News and articles > Reviews and previews > Informative self-posts > Questions likely to generate discussion
> > >1. No content primarily for humor or entertainment >2. No personal attacks, witch hunts, or inflammatory language >3. No off-topic or low-effort content or comments >4. No duplicate posts >5. No enabling or linking to piracy >6. Follow all formatting requirements >7. Follow all specific content restrictions >8. Promotion must be kept within acceptable limits
> > >Some promotional submitting (posting your own projects, articles, etc.) is permitted, but it must be balanced out by a much greater level of non-promotion participation in reddit - the rule of thumb is no more than 10% of your submissions may be promotional. Do not solicit votes for your posts. For more information, see the self-promotion on reddit FAQ. > >If you want to promote without participating in the community, purchase an ad.
>Please report posts containing spoilers unless they are hidden using the following method or are inside a thread clearly labeled as containing spoilers.
[Spoiler](#s "X Kills Y")
>Result: Spoiler > >To mark a spoiler as relevant to a specific game/topic, use the alternate formatting:
[Pong Spoiler](#s "Player 1 wins")
>Result: Pong Spoiler
> > > The following topics are posted weekly. Click here to find a list of past threads! > >Friday: Free Talk Friday > >Sunday: What have you been playing? > >Wednesday: Suggestion request free-for-all
> > > * /r/gaming - Everything > * /r/GameSociety - "Book club" style discussions > * /r/truegaming - Discussions > * /r/gamernews - News > * /r/gamingsuggestions - Suggestions > * /r/ShouldIBuyThisGame - Suggestions > * /r/AskGames - Questions > * /r/GameDeals - Deals/Sales > * /r/buildapc - PC Build Help > * /r/gaming4gamers - middle ground between purely-for-fun and more serious subreddits > * More subreddits
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