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Post » Mon Jun 27, 2011 5:29 pm

Hmm, I have to say I'm not a fan of the new look.

The colour scheme looks fine, as any Colour Wheel would no doubt show, but it's the state of the font that's getting me down.
The style and size of the font just looks amateurish, and I have to scroll out 2 levels in Firefox just to get the forum looking decent enough to read.

I would have preferred you guys working on C2 rather than on something which could easily have waited 12 months.

A corporate identity is obviously important, but it has to look professional.
And there really wasn't any reason why the old look couldn't have stood until you were ready to release both C2 and the new look.

Still, it's your baby.

Krush.

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Post » Mon Jun 27, 2011 5:34 pm

Krush,

I'm not directly involved at the moment with C2 development, so me making the website is no hinderance to Construct 2's progress in any way Smile

We're still tweaking the look so bear with us, I'm very happy with how all the other pages on the site look overall though (still need small tweaks).

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Post » Mon Jun 27, 2011 5:41 pm


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you can set avatar images at gravatar.com
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What, we have to sign up to another site just so we can have an avatar on here?
Really?

Yeah, it's just one site, and you can use that avatar on other sites, but why should anyone have to?
Am I missing something here?
These are improvements?

I really don't know what to think of this place anymore, lol.

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Post » Mon Jun 27, 2011 6:33 pm

Krush,

No you don't have to sign up to Gravatar if you don't want to, it's not a requirement. If you want an avatar, use it, if you don't, then don't worry about it!

It is an improvement from our point of view as:
 - We can filter out xrated avatars, currently the site is set to accept PG rated only
 - We improve page loading times as the images are located on other serves
 - We drastically reduce our bandwidth usage
 - It has a decent API which makes menial tasks really easy

So there are lots of benefits, but again, having an avatar is not a requirement to use the site so if you aren't comfortable using Gravatar you are not required to do so.

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Post » Mon Jun 27, 2011 7:11 pm


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I really don't know what to think of this place anymore, lol.
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Really?
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Don't you think you're overreacting just a bit?
I mean...I really don't see what the big fuss is about. It's a new site. You would swear they were charging microtransactions for posting img's the way everyones all up in arms about it
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Post » Mon Jun 27, 2011 7:48 pm

I think this light green background should change to something else.. it's killing my eyes.. =(
I loved the first forum layout.. AND I think this new one have some potential.. but some things related to visuals need to be changed ..
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Post » Mon Jun 27, 2011 8:01 pm

I agree about the light green diagonally striped background. Doesn't hurt my eyes, but it could be at least 20% cooler with another color
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Post » Mon Jun 27, 2011 8:07 pm

The problem is that everything is too bright in the layout..
I think that making this white bg for the messages a little darker would be better and also the background, change to another color or a different darker green.. with gradient maybe..
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Post » Mon Jun 27, 2011 8:13 pm



put me on a stick but i actualy love new layout :)
now the website and the forums looks more... "serious", if you catch my drift.
the old style was shouting "me and my buddy are making programs in our garage".
This new one when being a bit corporate and mainstream is also very elegant, readable and organised.




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Post » Mon Jun 27, 2011 8:58 pm

The layout is fine, although I'm not a big fan of pale green.
If your vision so exceeds your ability, then look to something closer.
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