1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.
  2. Please do not post threads relating to our roleplay server here! You can post RP related things here!
    Dismiss Notice

SUGGESTION A New Forum Skin

Discussion in 'Community Discussion' started by Aluminum, Jan 3, 2017.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. Aluminum

    Aluminum Community Manager

    Joined:
    Nov 30, 2015
    Posts:
    872
    Roleplay name:
    Carmen Sandiego
    EDIT: My previous post was about having a new and more modern looking forum skin but after some thought, I decided it wasn't a very great idea. Perhaps we could do what @Finally said and add a "night mode" darker forum skin.
     
    Last edited: Jan 3, 2017
    • Like Like x 2
  2. Clorox Bleach

    Clorox Bleach Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Aug 2, 2016
    Posts:
    890
    Roleplay name:
    Seymour Jackson
    If it ain't broke don't fix it.
     
  3. SCORPEANrtd

    SCORPEANrtd Retired Staff Member

    Joined:
    Dec 17, 2012
    Posts:
    4,853
    Roleplay name:
    Tristis Katze
    There's absolutely nothing wrong with the current, rather simplistic design of everything. I've not seen another community run a forum that looks quite like Chronet's, however, almost every other community forum i've seen looks the exact same as the next one.
     
  4. Metro Boomin

    Metro Boomin Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 24, 2015
    Posts:
    477
    I think we need a more vibrant forum skin almost like compactgamers

    Sorry to say, but that looks unfitting.
     
  5. SCORPEANrtd

    SCORPEANrtd Retired Staff Member

    Joined:
    Dec 17, 2012
    Posts:
    4,853
    Roleplay name:
    Tristis Katze
    The only forum change i'm looking for is for the Chatbox to be moved back, something tells me that that isn't happening however.
     
  6. WoLF[James]

    WoLF[James] Premium Member

    Joined:
    May 28, 2016
    Posts:
    474
    Roleplay name:
    James Fjordson
    Staring at a plain theme has burned out my eyes enough. Something more modern would be nicer
     
  7. Finally

    Finally Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 21, 2014
    Posts:
    454
    <snip>
     
    Last edited: Feb 17, 2017
    • Like Like x 2
  8. Aluminum

    Aluminum Community Manager

    Joined:
    Nov 30, 2015
    Posts:
    872
    Roleplay name:
    Carmen Sandiego
    I heard Kai was working on a dark Xenforo skin. Not sure if that's true or not.
     
  9. redcloud654

    redcloud654 Active Member

    Joined:
    Jul 27, 2016
    Posts:
    361
    Roleplay name:
    Barbara Harper
  10. WoLF[James]

    WoLF[James] Premium Member

    Joined:
    May 28, 2016
    Posts:
    474
    Roleplay name:
    James Fjordson
    My iPhone complaint
     
  11. SoulTurtle

    SoulTurtle Active Member

    Joined:
    Apr 9, 2014
    Posts:
    402
    Roleplay name:
    Mike Smith
    I don't know about a new one. I like the look of this, it's simple and sleek. I don't think we need to change it.
    Yes. Please.
     
  12. Aluminum

    Aluminum Community Manager

    Joined:
    Nov 30, 2015
    Posts:
    872
    Roleplay name:
    Carmen Sandiego
    The post has been edited after some thought.
     
  13. Kai

    Kai Community Manager

    Joined:
    Oct 24, 2012
    Posts:
    1,226
    Roleplay name:
    Ash Conway
    It's quite a popular Xenforo Skin actually.
    http://www.xenfocus.com/skins/baisik/index.php
     
    • Like Like x 1
  14. SCORPEANrtd

    SCORPEANrtd Retired Staff Member

    Joined:
    Dec 17, 2012
    Posts:
    4,853
    Roleplay name:
    Tristis Katze
    *shrugs*
    Just saying, in the numerous rants where I did research on the top Gmod RP servers, I never once saw that Skin upon going on other communities' forums.
     
  15. Loxxy

    Loxxy Retired Staff Member

    Joined:
    Aug 17, 2015
    Posts:
    945
    Roleplay name:
    Jay Newsman
    Yes pls, Chronet strains my eyes,
    And gives me cancer but that's different.
     
  16. K-9

    K-9 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Oct 24, 2012
    Posts:
    228
    Roleplay name:
    Johnny Mayfair
    Leave layout as is then make one light and one dark theme, will use dark theme all the time.

    Being able to change in settings for them.
     
  17. SCORPEANrtd

    SCORPEANrtd Retired Staff Member

    Joined:
    Dec 17, 2012
    Posts:
    4,853
    Roleplay name:
    Tristis Katze
    While I certainly have no plans of ever using a night mode (I can stare at a monitor the entire day and really not have any strain, so long as it isn't pure white), I certainly understand the use of a Night Mode, and if possible, I suggest having it added.
    Perhaps in the future, if it is possible to do, there could be a settings option for people to customize how the forums look, with a given number of backgrounds, themes, etc.
     
  18. Metro Boomin

    Metro Boomin Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 24, 2015
    Posts:
    477
    Some people like to use their phone at night and the forums easily strain your eyes.
     
  19. SCORPEANrtd

    SCORPEANrtd Retired Staff Member

    Joined:
    Dec 17, 2012
    Posts:
    4,853
    Roleplay name:
    Tristis Katze
    I'm aware... I was simply stating that I for one do not have that problem?
     
  20. InfantHades

    InfantHades Server Admin

    Joined:
    Jul 9, 2015
    Posts:
    1,255
    Roleplay name:
    Nikolai Botanski
    For those that do have that problem, just turn your brightness down. It's bad for your eyes to have the brightness up in the dark anyways. Hope that helps ;)
    Besides, you shouldn't be on the forums right before you go to bed, or you phone in general. The light messes with your melatonin making it harder for you to go to bed. Try actually going to bed at a reasonable your instead of staying up for hours later doing something unproductive in every sense.:facepalm:
     
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.