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Offline Vonjo

Simutrans.com Background
« on: March 13, 2012, 06:12:11 PM »
I tried to put www.simutrans.com's grass background image to forum. What do you think?  :D



EDIT: Oh, this is my 100th post. :D
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Re: Simutrans.com Background
« Reply #1 on: March 13, 2012, 06:15:45 PM »
Looks nice. But at the corners is a dark green!?
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Re: Simutrans.com Background
« Reply #2 on: March 13, 2012, 06:33:05 PM »
Looks nice. But at the corners is a dark green!?
Dark blue. It is forum's default theme image. It can be fixed tough.

Look at the last border image below:
http://forum.simutrans.com/Themes/default/images/theme/main_block.png

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Re: Simutrans.com Background
« Reply #3 on: March 13, 2012, 07:27:44 PM »
I think the ground texture webpage background makes the page look dated and old.
I can't really recall the last time I've seen background images used on a webpage.

but I do like the how the green background matches the banner.
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Re: Simutrans.com Background
« Reply #4 on: March 14, 2012, 02:00:23 AM »
I saw few not so long, but they had a very light texture, that almost look plain.
Simtropolis is the only one I can remember now. It looks modern and cool.

We should add some nice textured images in those headers that splits the forum areas.

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Re: Simutrans.com Background
« Reply #5 on: March 14, 2012, 05:33:35 AM »
Truth to be said: The Simutrans.com portal needs a revamp. I mean, we need something completely new: new template, fresh visual, up-to-date style, friendly download center, forum and blog integrated, and functional (because editing the links and the pages manually is painful).

TL;DR: We need a new portal, badly.

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Re: Simutrans.com Background
« Reply #6 on: March 14, 2012, 12:29:22 PM »
I think blog.simutrans.com can be used as www.simutrans.com.

About the forum, This forum needs some customization, at least the background. I almost post something to wrong forum. :P
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Re: Simutrans.com Background
« Reply #7 on: March 14, 2012, 07:48:46 PM »
I like the grass;

the blog has indeed a more modern design; but I do not see a very easy way to convert this to a portal. It is a blog software.