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Battle Window Improvement. Battle text / Chat text seperation

Discussion in 'Interesting suggestions' started by ZodiaK, Dec 22, 2012.

  1. ZodiaK

    ZodiaK Get the fuck off my porch

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    I think this picture speaks for itself:

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    Otherwise.. I'll explain. The battle window should really have a seperation between the battle-text and the dialog-text.

    Pros:
    Easier to sift through information of what is occurring during the battle
    Easier to establish a chat conversation amongst viewers/spectators/friends/moderators, etc
    More user-friendly for all users and just cleaner overall

    Cons: Can't think of any?

    This would be extremely ideal in my opinion to seperate the two different texts so during tournament matches or any matches that may have spectators who are there to enjoy the show and want to converse can do so freely without it getting into the way of the battlers.
     
  2. Zac Flare

    Zac Flare Member

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    Seems good and more organized I agree with this idea
     
  3. Blastcore

    Blastcore Developer

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    I like this idea.
     
  4. Dr. Fuji

    Dr. Fuji Active Member

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    I like this but I wouldn't say there are no cons the main con is that it takes up room and therefore shrinks the rest of the battle window features.
     
  5. ZodiaK

    ZodiaK Get the fuck off my porch

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    They could always add it under "battle options" as a checkmark for users to choose which newer or older battlewindow text they preferred if there was a reason to keep the older layout. Although I'd personally just standardize key things if they are overall outclassing older things; up to developpers anyway.

    they could always try to Divide the "battle" and "chat" text horizontally, where the Battle text would be up top and there would be a little room for the chat text bellow it.

    Example:

    [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Dec 30, 2012
  6. Michael

    Michael Lance Dragon Master

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    I definitely support this. Perhaps have a minimize option and and a small flash that gives you the option of opening the user chat if there is a chat message. The checkmark that zodiak is talking about under battle options seems ok too.

    Another idea is when the battle window is maximized, the division of chat appears. Right now when the battle window is maximized the battle screen is tiny and the chat area is disproportionally larger.

    It's tough to hold a conversation or make comments with the battle logs going on and I think this is a great suggestion
     
  7. Blastcore

    Blastcore Developer

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    I'd like more people opinion about this before implementing. Looks like a great idea like i said. But i don't think everyone would like it.
     
  8. Elements

    Elements BOOMER SOONER

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    I think it looks pretty nifty.
     
  9. Swag

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    This is an incredible idea. I wish I had this a long time ago.
     
  10. Dzi

    Dzi So Nyuh Shi Dae

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    Supporting this.. I like the way it makes everything very clear and easy.

    Nice job, ZodiaK!
     
  11. ShowMeTheMankey

    ShowMeTheMankey savage

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  12. Dasdardly

    Dasdardly Uknown Bird

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    Second one is ballin'. Didn't know Zodiak had it in him :).
     
  13. Finchinator

    Finchinator IT’S FINK DUMBASS

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    Supporting this brilliance.
     
  14. Afro Smash

    Afro Smash Mfw I'm living the Australian dream

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    Support this.
     
  15. .Rawr!

    .Rawr! c(°3°)כ

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    I agree with the last idea. Props to ZodiaK :D