New menu design for Minetest

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Re: [Done] New menu(s) for Minetest

by bru » Post

I don't really like it.

The gradients look too harsh, the logo seems meh, and the fonts are still really thin.

What happened to this concept? http://fc06.deviantart.net/fs70/i/2012/ ... 5b61yl.png

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Re: [Done] New menu(s) for Minetest

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bru wrote:What happened to this concept? http://fc06.deviantart.net/fs70/i/2012/ ... 5b61yl.png
Hopefully buried. I don’t like it at all. Looks like from the eighties :)

But still: The menu stuff needs a complete re-write in my opinion …

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Re: [Done] New menu(s) for Minetest

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bru wrote:What happened to this concept? http://fc06.deviantart.net/fs70/i/2012/ ... 5b61yl.png
Looks like a Super-Mario game.
The idea is good but it does not fit to Minetest.
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Re: [Done] New menu(s) for Minetest

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I like it, but it is too over exposed.

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Re: [Done] New menu(s) for Minetest

by 4aiman » Post

I don't think that this 'new' look has changed anything but BG. So I don't care if it is to be/already was added.
That one from the 90-ties (Mario hit Japan only in 1986, duh) better suits my taste.

But that oldie doesn't really change one more important thing than a BG: the meaning of "*CPD" is not clear for a newcomer.
FM has tooltips AND icons. MT thinks that its users are red-eyed people of Linux...

So...
Menus-shmenus...

Bring back the localization Sapier had devoid us of, fix utf8 (FM has done it long ago. In fact the only thing was needed was to check every place where a conversion happens) and use some MC-like font (there are many of those with CC-BY-SA licence).
If you want I can make one myself with ENG and CYR symbols and release it under WTFPL so MT would be able to add more characters for French, Deutsch, Japanese katakana & hiragana, etc.
Then and only then one should change the look of the main menu.

Note, that's only my opinion (ppl tend to thing I'm clamoring smth).

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Re: [Done] New menu(s) for Minetest

by Casimir » Post

I agree with 4aiman. You can not fix the menu with some textures. Actually I like the transparent grey the current menu has.
You don't need a full redesign for a better menu. Changing the strange green selection color would do a difference. The headers are much better then the current one, they should be included no mater if the menu gets merged or not.

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Re: [Done] New menu(s) for Minetest

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4aiman wrote:Bring back the localization Sapier had devoid us of, fix utf8 […] and use some MC-like font […].
Yes, localization is a real issue for everyone outside the United States and should not be broken or removed without reason (and should be re-implemented as soon as possible with high priority).

In addition to that: As far as I know localization of mods is not possible at the moment. There are several different attempts to implement localization of mods on a mod basis. It should be done by the core code (i.e. parsing all strings with gettext or having a built-in function with short a global name like _() that can be used by mod authors).

Also UTF-8 usage should be fixed and should be fully functional. Maybe remove all other charsets than UTF-8 since it’s more or less the worldwide minimum default charset.

Font’s aren’t a big issue for me, because it’s very easy to use another font via config file options. The only thing regarding fonts that should be fixed is scaling of UI elements to match the selected font face and font size.

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Re: New menu design for Minetest

by toby109tt » Post

we really need a new ui design for Minetest the one we have now looks terrible

bdw i really like the concept made by jp
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Re: New menu design for Minetest

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I agree, I'm not really a fan of the current main menu scheme. Even jp's proposal looks more appealing

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Re: New menu design for Minetest

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yeah it looks more like something this game should be
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Re: New menu design for Minetest

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I am definitely not a fan of jp's proposal, but we do need something more pixel-y to that effect.
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Re: New menu design for Minetest

by azekill_DIABLO » Post

can someone shows me jp's proposal?

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Re: [Done] New menu(s) for Minetest

by azekill_DIABLO » Post

bru wrote: What happened to this concept? http://fc06.deviantart.net/fs70/i/2012/ ... 5b61yl.png
Nevevrming, that was that! i love it! but you know, at least it looked like a consistent menu!

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Re: [Done] New menu(s) for Minetest

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bru wrote: What happened to this concept? http://fc06.deviantart.net/fs70/i/2012/ ... 5b61yl.png
It looks like it could have been good for Voxus with a little tweaking.

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Re: New menu design for Minetest

by v-rob » Post

Just noticed this:

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Re: New menu design for Minetest

by azekill_DIABLO » Post

Hey, can you give me the files pls? i'd like to test it!

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Re: New menu design for Minetest

by Sergey » Post

I found nice motivation poster while reading feeds in VK
It perfectly fits MT.

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It says: "Keep going while others retreat"

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Re: New menu design for Minetest

by azekill_DIABLO » Post

The green t-shirted guy is a real slav gopnik.

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Re: New menu design for Minetest

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azekill_DIABLO wrote:The green t-shirted guy is a real slav gopnik.
Why is that?

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Re: New menu design for Minetest

by azekill_DIABLO » Post

idk, i was tired when i said this. It's real s*** when i'm tired.

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Re: New menu design for Minetest

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v-rob wrote:Just noticed this:

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Gorgeous! I hope it will be implemented in the future. it is really beautiful, the current Minetest Ui is horrible.

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New menu design for Minetest

by PeterBig » Post

Not bad Ben, this really has potential for defining the " USER "

I'm all in when it comes to new user-face interfaces and implementing new features such as this

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Re: New menu design for Minetest

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Sergey wrote:I found nice motivation poster while reading feeds in VK
It perfectly fits MT.

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It says: "Keep going while others retreat"
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Re: New menu design for Minetest

by SAMIAMNOT » Post

LOL! Seriously though, those menus look pretty good.
I test mines.

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Re: New menu design for Minetest

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and i would like to get them...

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