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Discussion in 'Public General Chat' started by dash, Jul 22, 2008.

  1. dash
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    What do we need to change?

    What did you like about the old one that we no longer have?

    What do you like about this one?

    This theme was meant to be a quickfix, should we keep it or find one better?

    What are your suggestions for a better site?
     
  2. PhoenixDog
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    PDog Pie advertisements all over is a necessary addition.

    However, I think one of the things missing right now is a more XoO-Centric feel. The forums as they are I think are fine...But the layout (understandably a quick fix) doesn't feel XoOish. I think we should get a dedicated XoO theme on the forums, completely custom. Dedicate official XoO colours (do we keep the Purple/Teal from our PS history, or new colours?) and create the layout around that. Make the buttons feel more modern and unique as well and fit them into the colour scheme.

    I had another idea or two a while back but can't remember them at the moment.
     
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    Personally I like the theme and I like everything except how you click the game, then click the public section. If there is only one section for a game then let the outside link take you to it.
     
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    The bouncing elephant has a serious impact on my productivity at work

    No real issues with the layout, and I don't particularly have strong feelings for/against any colors. I've sort of figured we'd just adapt with time as individual games have needs that arise
     
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    Change = bad
     
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    My Vision:

    Flash:
    And X flies into the screen. The short clips of in game shots of us flash by from multiple games, simple shots. Then the O flies into the screen, with slightly cooler shots of us, then the Final O slams into the screen and boss kills, cool moment shots and the like flash by then the XoO Logo fades in.

    Menu:

    Surrounding the XoO log is stylistic icons for each game, and one for the forums.

    Forums: customer, change colors perhaps go witht he green/black we were starting to lean toward a lot before

    Game Mini-Sites:

    Custom header like before, 3-4 a week updated news section, plenty of screen shots.

    /vision off.
     
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    Put up the theme Kyoji made... (did I spell his name right?) That way we can see if people think it fits our style more. I like how its custom for us!
     
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    I am hereby in complete and full support of this vision. I demand this go into effect.
     
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    Lol who is gonna do that... I mean some of us in the Task Force have been working on the theme and it hasnt been put up yet so I dont think there is much encouragement to spend our time on something that XOO might not like.
     
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    That feeling doesn't stop Hollywood :p

    The idea sounds cool to me.
     
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    They get paid a lot ;p
     
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    theme? i didnt know there was a custom on. ANy way to preview it?
     
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    You can but it is complicated... you need a username and Password along with admin rights to our test page. It's not worth the hassle IMO. Kyoji might be able to post some screen shots of it.
     
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    Compared to the old site, this isnt like it at all - its a quick fix as we know and it will just have to evolve over time, prolly like the old one did. I would like to see the forums a different layout, theme, ect.
     
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    Im fine with the forums the way they are but I do think that we need to add the minisites for the games
     

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