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I miss the old RogueTemple theme
« on: October 02, 2013, 01:13:46 PM »
I don't know.. this new blue and white theme doesn't feel "roguelike".. I loved the white on black theme with the logo on top we had before.
And there's no avatars.. why this?
Slash, will the old graphics be restored?
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Re: I miss the old RogueTemple theme
« Reply #1 on: October 02, 2013, 08:39:11 PM »
Hm, even though I don't feel like it's a big issue – and the new theme is comfortable enough – I actually did enjoy the slightly idiosyncratic feel of ye olde white-on-black theme, so I'll throw in a +1. Same goes for the avatars, actually. "Ein bisschen Spass muss sein", after all. By the way, I don't know why, but a select few seem to have kept their avatars, such as Anvilfolk. (Which reminds me: Anvilfolk, where did you go with NausicäaRL? Come back, we still loves you!)

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Re: I miss the old RogueTemple theme
« Reply #2 on: October 02, 2013, 08:55:35 PM »
I also want the old theme back!

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Re: I miss the old RogueTemple theme
« Reply #3 on: October 03, 2013, 12:19:45 AM »
I preferred the old theme as well, though the added functionality of the current forum version is much better. It'd be nice to get a re-skin. As I recall, though, avatars were intentionally removed because they are a common security risk.
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Re: I miss the old RogueTemple theme
« Reply #4 on: October 03, 2013, 02:20:50 AM »
I didn't notice anything...hmmm...
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Re: I miss the old RogueTemple theme
« Reply #5 on: October 03, 2013, 06:43:18 AM »
I actually did enjoy the slightly idiosyncratic feel of ye olde white-on-black theme, so I'll throw in a +1.
My thoughts exactly. The current theme... well it works, but it's so... common :(

The old theme really felt "Roguelike".
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Re: I miss the old RogueTemple theme
« Reply #6 on: October 03, 2013, 07:11:42 AM »
Seriously slashy could we please make it more roguelike, stop with all the crazy video animations and just go ascii only, my comp can't barely handle the HD...please?

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Re: I miss the old RogueTemple theme
« Reply #7 on: October 03, 2013, 08:33:09 AM »
One of the reasons I like this forum is the clean, sparse design. A rarity these days. If the old one was even better, bring it on!

But avatars = tiles, surely?

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Re: I miss the old RogueTemple theme
« Reply #8 on: October 05, 2013, 05:52:27 PM »
Hello all.

I'm running through pretty hard times with work and stuff, if anybody could work a SMF2 theme based on the old one that would be great... I can send the template.

IIRC I removed it fearing that it had been hacked and had evil code injected... seriously after the past 2 hack attacks I was pretty depressed about that and just decided to throw this "default" one, to conserve it functional.

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Re: I miss the old RogueTemple theme
« Reply #9 on: October 07, 2013, 07:55:04 AM »
It's not that important. This theme is fine too.

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Re: I miss the old RogueTemple theme
« Reply #10 on: October 07, 2013, 10:35:34 AM »
Yeah. Black themes are childish and I really hated that huge logo. I have installed a browser plugin just to get rid of the logo, seriously :).
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Re: I miss the old RogueTemple theme
« Reply #11 on: December 04, 2014, 12:37:36 PM »
I still really miss the old theme.. I don't know, it feels quite cold and aseptic now, light blue with that SimpleMachinesForum logo, and no avatars..
Could we go back to the old skin Slash (maybe after starting a poll)?
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Re: I miss the old RogueTemple theme
« Reply #12 on: December 05, 2014, 02:35:01 AM »
I vote against avatars and tons of "flare". I want content and something that doesn't look too suspicious if I happen to browse a bit while at work.

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Re: I miss the old RogueTemple theme
« Reply #13 on: December 05, 2014, 06:08:59 PM »
Configuration, then. Current colors or white-on-black, truetype or fixed font, avatars or not.

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Re: I miss the old RogueTemple theme
« Reply #14 on: December 05, 2014, 07:16:23 PM »
I think everything should stay exactly the way it is, including the fact that only super awesome cool people can have avatars.