open All Channels
seplocked EVE General Discussion
blankseplocked New forums
 
This thread is older than 90 days and has been locked due to inactivity.


 
Pages: 1 [2] 3 4

Author Topic

Estel Arador
Posted - 2011.02.25 13:51:00 - [31]
 

I love the error message:

https://testforums.evegate.com/themes/ccpEveOnline/error-ganked.png

* Please refrain from posting images - Fallout

We'll counter-attack as soon as
we properly outnumber them


Chaos Incarnate
Faceless Logistics
Posted - 2011.02.25 13:53:00 - [32]
 

Originally by: Estel Arador
I love the error message:

https://testforums.evegate.com/themes/ccpEveOnline/error-ganked.png

* Please refrain from posting images - Fallout

We'll counter-attack as soon as
we properly outnumber them




i'm going to miss 'we're sorry, something happened to our planck bubble stabilizer'

Estel Arador
Posted - 2011.02.25 13:57:00 - [33]
 

Originally by: Chaos Incarnate
i'm going to miss 'we're sorry, something happened to our planck bubble stabilizer'


Only if it gets cut short.

Cygnus Zhada
Viziam
Posted - 2011.02.25 14:34:00 - [34]
 

They look like ****.

Palovana
Caldari
Inner Fire Inc.
Posted - 2011.02.25 14:49:00 - [35]
 

Genius move, making the forums HTTPS-only, when the IGB doesn't properly handle HTTPS under Wine.

Xtreem
Gallente
The Collective
White Noise.
Posted - 2011.02.25 15:15:00 - [36]
 

tried to login, and failed.

RaTTuS
BIG
Gentlemen's Agreement
Posted - 2011.02.25 15:37:00 - [37]
 

Originally by: Palovana
Genius move, making the forums HTTPS-only, when the IGB doesn't properly handle HTTPS under Wine.

I'm not 100% that the IGB https don't work on windows anyway...

Manc
Posted - 2011.02.25 15:39:00 - [38]
 

Its pretty rad imo, should be nice without all the bugs

Corozan Aspinall
Perkone
Posted - 2011.02.25 15:39:00 - [39]
 

Hard to read. Ugly. Slow. Twee. Too much blank space.

Stick Cult
Posted - 2011.02.25 15:54:00 - [40]
 

Something I've noticed is that my character subscribed by plex can't log in, but my character funded by cash can.

Estel Arador
Posted - 2011.02.25 16:12:00 - [41]
 

Originally by: Stick Cult
Something I've noticed is that my character subscribed by plex can't log in, but my character funded by cash can.


It's operating on a mirror from some time ago; the PLEX account probably has expired on the mirror.

Zia Aiz
Amarr
Imperial Shipment
Posted - 2011.02.25 16:13:00 - [42]
 

Edited by: Zia Aiz on 25/02/2011 16:15:37
Logging in is annoying.
You need to load multiple pages and then you need to search the posts again where you wanted to reply.

Can't you just make it easier to something like this:

Please visit your user settings to re-enable images.
http://img215.imageshack.us/img215/1947/lolgam.jpg

You click log in.
You enter your details.
You select the character you want to post with.

All while you stay on the same page where you wanted to reply.

Bumblefck
Kerensky Initiatives
Posted - 2011.02.25 16:35:00 - [43]
 

Well, even though there's now just a five second timer to limit the quanitity of bull**** I spew out, the rest of the forum is just crap. The logging on procedure is just appalling, and the avatar sizes are beyond crapness


A big 'no thanks' to CCP

---


VE3DVY
Amarr
Posted - 2011.02.25 16:39:00 - [44]
 

This reminds me of every change to facebook, everyone freaks out for a couple weeks about how they hate it, and then become so used to it that they can't even remember the old system and wouldn't dream of going back to it.

New forums look great, looking forward to their full launch.

Le Skunk
Low Sec Liberators
Chubby Chuppers Chubba Chups
Posted - 2011.02.25 16:39:00 - [45]
 

Edited by: Le Skunk on 25/02/2011 16:45:06

1) Players: Legitamate player concerns regarding EvE the game

2) CCP: NEVER MIND THAT, WE MAKING SPACEBOOK YO

3) Players: Not actualy interested in that, please address player concerns about the game itself.

4)CCP: EVE GATE IS AWESOME .. ITS GOT A CALENDER AND EVERYTHINGSSS!

5)Players: No thanks its rubbish.

6)CCP: WELL EVE GATE IS SO COOL WE WILL TURN EVERYTHING ON BY DEFAULT TO MAKE YOU USE IT

7)Players: Log in once to evegate to turn everything off. Never touch it again

8)CCP: hmmm..... YOU NOW HAVE TO USE EVE GATE TO USE THE FORUMS. OLD FORUMS WILL BE TURNED OFF

9)Players: Ohh ffs

...

The Future) CCP: YOU NEEDS NOW TO USE EVEGATE TO LOG ON THE GAME YEZ!

Blane Xero
Amarr
The Firestorm Cartel
Posted - 2011.02.25 16:58:00 - [46]
 

Yo, CCP, the Background image is pretty **** for a forum. I'd suggest something more simple (Hell, straight black is better tbh).

Here's what I'm using though;

Example.

Original image.

It's all opinion though; but I favour more basic backgrounds. I've set it to top left no-repeat fixed, but a larger version would be fairly easy to do and wouldn't require the fixedness.

Just my 2 pennies.


RaTTuS
BIG
Gentlemen's Agreement
Posted - 2011.02.25 17:39:00 - [47]
 

yeah there are a lot of stuff that needs doing to the new ones
but overall it's a good starter for 10. ...

just need to get more iterations out of it before it goes properly live

Stick Cult
Posted - 2011.02.25 17:43:00 - [48]
 

Edited by: Stick Cult on 25/02/2011 17:43:31
Originally by: Le Skunk
Edited by: Le Skunk on 25/02/2011 16:45:06

1) Players: Legitamate player concerns regarding EvE the game

2) CCP: NEVER MIND THAT, WE MAKING SPACEBOOK YO

3) Players: Not actualy interested in that, please address player concerns about the game itself.

4)CCP: EVE GATE IS AWESOME .. ITS GOT A CALENDER AND EVERYTHINGSSS!

5)Players: No thanks its rubbish.

6)CCP: WELL EVE GATE IS SO COOL WE WILL TURN EVERYTHING ON BY DEFAULT TO MAKE YOU USE IT

7)Players: Log in once to evegate to turn everything off. Never touch it again

8)CCP: hmmm..... YOU NOW HAVE TO USE EVE GATE TO USE THE FORUMS. OLD FORUMS WILL BE TURNED OFF

9)Players: Ohh ffs

Personally, I don't think evegate is rubbish. It has its uses, for example checking my mail while on the road. And while I never used the calender on evegate, it also brought a calender to the client, which is very nice. They're also 2 totally different sets of teams, so you REALLY don't want the web team working on game issues.

You also don't have to "use eve gate to use the forums", they're just more tightly linked. From what I've seen, you don't need to have any eve gate features on to be able to post on the forums, its just easier to get get to someone's evegate profile from a forum post they made.

And we HAVE been asking for new forums forever, so its nice they're actually doing something we asked for.

The Old Chap
Posted - 2011.02.25 17:47:00 - [49]
 

Yep, some nice functionality tweaks but one-line posts take up a lot of column inches because of the oversized mugshot. I sense too much character worship going on so soon after the Char-creator launch?

That aside, I hope the history of posts within the outgoing forums will be preserved.

Catari Taga
Centre Of Attention
Middle of Nowhere
Posted - 2011.02.25 17:49:00 - [50]
 

I, too, cannot log in there. Not that I expected anything less of you, CCP guys!

Thorvik
Minmatar Ship Construction Services
Ushra'Khan
Posted - 2011.02.25 18:35:00 - [51]
 

I get put in a login loop when trying to log in to "New and Improved" forums.

So let me get the nerdrage stuff out of the way first. In the words of Maestro Ulv:
Quote:
The new forums are complete w*nk. They went the way of all none thinking corporate monkeys who decided form over function was the way to a better future.


Form over function people!! How does anyone who builds anything these days, not understand this?? Too many pretty pictures, wide margins, graphics that look like they belong in a thought bubble above Wile E. Coyote (Supergenious)! SERIOUSLY!

Now:
It’s all very pretty but that’s not (imho) what we want. (in no particular order)
- Search function (check?)
- Ease of use (have already had issues logging in, replying, posting, reading … #fail)
- Performance (fantasy: click on button, something happens…. NOT reality: click on button and …. and … and … and ………………………. #fail)
- Something better than EVEGate (This should probably be #1)
- Text that isn't confined to a 10cm (4in) strip in the middle of a monitor that is 47cm wide (do your own conversion)

Let’s face it. EveGate is full of functional issues that have yet to be addressed and you are creating a forum based on this??

I’m not an idiot (yes there are ppl that dissagree w/ this) and I’m not the type to rage-quit over anything. I just won’t use the forum feature. I only use EVEGate if something is pressing and I’m expecting mail while I’m OOG.

I assume your eventual goal for this is for all users to actually use forums? I rarely use them now as they are, in their current iteration, sh*t. The new and improved version is useless.

Unlike some of my fellow users, I really don’t care about emoticons. Sure, nice to have but not really. I would love to have Smartphone functionality but that can wait as well.

I want simple, easy to use forums that work.

See what I did there. I just deleted most of the shiny bells and whistles that really shouldn’t be there: eg. Massive Avatars, Borders, Cartoon like quotes, ……

How about an alternate style sheet for those that don’t want all the other stuff? Keep the existing forums until you change them. This TEST is a #fail.

Nothing wrong with failing as long you are trying… except you aren’t 4 yrs old and I’m not your parent

Jennifer Starling
Imperial Navy Forum Patrol
Posted - 2011.02.25 18:38:00 - [52]
 

Edited by: Jennifer Starling on 25/02/2011 18:44:06
And most importantly: where's the "Insert Poll" option??! Neutral

My old avatar is still showing there .. I'm already 6 versions further ;)

Lord Viziam
GunStars
Posted - 2011.02.25 18:46:00 - [53]
 

Too much empty space when you know 99% of the posts are one liners!!

Use the same size portrait images as this forum.

Serpents smile
Posted - 2011.02.25 19:03:00 - [54]
 

Originally by: Estel Arador
Originally by: Chaos Incarnate
i'm going to miss 'we're sorry, something happened to our planck bubble stabilizer'


Only if it gets cut short.


OMG, that one is epic! Lol. Thanks for sharing, missed that one.

Qordel
Caldari
School of Applied Knowledge
Posted - 2011.02.25 19:12:00 - [55]
 

The feedback I'd like to leave on the new forum is that I can no longer log into EVE-Gate with any of my accounts and can not therefore test out the new forums, but since I can't log into EVE-Gate and access the forums, I can't access the feedback forum to leave a comment about how I can't use the forum.

Qordel
Caldari
School of Applied Knowledge
Posted - 2011.02.25 19:31:00 - [56]
 

Originally by: The Old Chap
Yep, some nice functionality tweaks but one-line posts take up a lot of column inches because of the oversized mugshot. I sense too much character worship going on so soon after the Char-creator launch?

That aside, I hope the history of posts within the outgoing forums will be preserved.


Both issues should be simple enough to address. Make font size and avatar size a user setting and write a simple script to take an SQL dump from one forum and migrate it into the right fields on the other. It takes a little bit of work and some testing, but if they're familiar with the forum software at all, it could be done and tested in a couple days.

Blane Xero
Amarr
The Firestorm Cartel
Posted - 2011.02.25 19:46:00 - [57]
 

Originally by: Qordel
Originally by: The Old Chap
Yep, some nice functionality tweaks but one-line posts take up a lot of column inches because of the oversized mugshot. I sense too much character worship going on so soon after the Char-creator launch?

That aside, I hope the history of posts within the outgoing forums will be preserved.


Both issues should be simple enough to address. Make font size and avatar size a user setting and write a simple script to take an SQL dump from one forum and migrate it into the right fields on the other. It takes a little bit of work and some testing, but if they're familiar with the forum software at all, it could be done and tested in a couple days.
Ahahahahaha. Surely you jest, good sir.

Qordel
Caldari
School of Applied Knowledge
Posted - 2011.02.25 20:00:00 - [58]
 

Originally by: Blane Xero
Originally by: Qordel
Originally by: The Old Chap
Yep, some nice functionality tweaks but one-line posts take up a lot of column inches because of the oversized mugshot. I sense too much character worship going on so soon after the Char-creator launch?

That aside, I hope the history of posts within the outgoing forums will be preserved.


Both issues should be simple enough to address. Make font size and avatar size a user setting and write a simple script to take an SQL dump from one forum and migrate it into the right fields on the other. It takes a little bit of work and some testing, but if they're familiar with the forum software at all, it could be done and tested in a couple days.
Ahahahahaha. Surely you jest, good sir.


I'm making the assumption that they might have written their own forum software, but that may not be the case. A decade ago, I needed forum software to cater to about 100,000 members of my site with busy forums and didn't like the options out there. Too complex, yet not featured enough. It wouldn't be fun picking through them and understanding how the 94 tables and 400 fields are related. Plus, none of them really offered threaded conversations (I don't understand why this is missing in so many forums?!) -- so I wrote something from scratch. It was a little bit of work, but the benefit was that it fit in perfectly with the site (I hate sites that make you create a separate account to log into their forums) and I could manipulate the data however I wanted and port it elsewhere with a simple shell script, when necessary.

I'm a little worried that they're just putting a pretty CCP/EVE style theme on PHPBB or InfoBBS or something. *sigh*

Bhattran
Posted - 2011.02.25 20:14:00 - [59]
 

Originally by: Lord Viziam
Too much empty space when you know 99% of the posts are one liners!!

Use the same size portrait images as this forum.


If they let us tick a box to use small portrait size or medium/large whatever they call the size used there now I'd like it more.

Qordel
Caldari
School of Applied Knowledge
Posted - 2011.02.25 20:26:00 - [60]
 

Originally by: Bhattran
Originally by: Lord Viziam
Too much empty space when you know 99% of the posts are one liners!!

Use the same size portrait images as this forum.


If they let us tick a box to use small portrait size or medium/large whatever they call the size used there now I'd like it more.


I feel awful for even joking about this, because someone might actually follow up on the idea, but . . .

How about YOUR avatar is displayed bigger and bigger to other users, depending on the number of messages and the amount of "likes" you get? People like us get a little tiny 1x1 dot, while some of the beloved (or at least, the prolific) end up taking over 90% of the screen.


Pages: 1 [2] 3 4

This thread is older than 90 days and has been locked due to inactivity.


 


The new forums are live

Please adjust your bookmarks to https://forums.eveonline.com

These forums are archived and read-only