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Poll: Glass or glass pane? (64 member(s) have cast votes)

Glass or glass pane?

  1. Glass (15 votes [23.44%])

    Percentage of vote: 23.44%

  2. Glass pane (22 votes [34.38%])

    Percentage of vote: 34.38%

  3. Both (22 votes [34.38%])

    Percentage of vote: 34.38%

  4. None of them (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  5. I am a total failure! (5 votes [7.81%])

    Percentage of vote: 7.81%

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#1

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Posted 09 April 2012 - 09:34 PM

Which you think is better?
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Posted 09 April 2012 - 09:45 PM

None :) I think the default texturepack for glass is just ugly (too many white lines). I choose iron bars and use them for all my windows etc.

If I had to choose between glass and panes - I prefere glass.
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#3

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Posted 09 April 2012 - 09:46 PM

I like glass panes, personally. Glass blocks just don't work when making windows.
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Posted 09 April 2012 - 09:52 PM

They both have their ups and downs...

For regular windows, like in a house, I use panes. If I'm making something like a viewport (for underwater structures, or chicken coops, or something like that), I'll use blocks.

Also, blocks are also brilliant if making glass bridges or towers.
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Posted 09 April 2012 - 10:06 PM

Maybe I'm just being 'old fashioned' but I still don't see a reason for glass panes being added.   I think its just that they don't look hardly any different from the regular glass block, because I like iron bars and use them quite a bit.

I think I would like glass panes more if they had a separate texture associated with them so that I could either add a window type frame to them or maybe make them look like stained glass.
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Posted 09 April 2012 - 10:13 PM

We need a poll......
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Posted 09 April 2012 - 10:16 PM

I like the glass panes. They look nicer than blocks to me and add depth. I agree that they should add some sort of variation to them to make them completely different from the blocks, though.
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Posted 09 April 2012 - 10:34 PM

If I use glass I will use glass panes.
That said I like iron bars A LOT better
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Posted 09 April 2012 - 11:33 PM

I use glass panes because you get more out of it.
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#10

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Posted 09 April 2012 - 11:35 PM

It depends on what I'm making...
Glass roof - Glass
Windows - Panes
Domes for something - Glass
But overall, I like glass
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Posted 09 April 2012 - 11:38 PM

I use both. Panes are great for windows, but you can't build domes are bridges out of them, as you can with the blocks.
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Posted 09 April 2012 - 11:46 PM

I like glass more, because
A. When playing in Survival, it's less resource costly (I think) and
B. It fills the whole area you put it, and I don't like it when I have holes.
Also, I agree that panes need a separate texture, but they do server a purpose. For example, my friend once used it as railing for his floating house, because he hated fences.  And glass panes are more clear-looking.
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Posted 10 April 2012 - 12:14 AM

glass panes all the way even for domes and bridges

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Posted 10 April 2012 - 12:17 AM

Glass panes for windows and glass for everything else

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Posted 10 April 2012 - 12:17 AM

panes for small windows, blocks for everything else.

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Posted 10 April 2012 - 12:18 AM

Glass panes for windows and glass blocks for roofs.
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Posted 10 April 2012 - 12:20 AM

View PostMazeCraft, on 09 April 2012 - 09:45 PM, said:

None Posted Image I think the default texturepack for glass is just ugly (too many white lines). I choose iron bars and use them for all my windows etc.

If I had to choose between glass and panes - I prefere glass.

Couldn't agree more with you here. I can't stand using glass in my buildings with those dumb white lines everywhere. Gotta use a texturepack for sure.
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Posted 10 April 2012 - 12:22 AM

I prefer blocks simply because glass panes are a pain (you see what I did there) when you're placing them near doors, and I just don't like the fact that they're quite out of shape with out blocks and won't place the way you want them to sometimes.

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Posted 10 April 2012 - 12:26 AM

Like many have said they both work great in different situations.

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Posted 10 April 2012 - 01:50 AM

Panes for windows and occasionally glass walls, but glass blocks for 3D glass structures.

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