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#1

RedReaper

Posted 22 September 2010 - 03:56 PM

So i've come to the conclusion that the minecraft website is quite outdated, and not really up to standards with other web 2.0 websites near 2010, so last night I cracked open photoshop after about 2 years and decided to see what I could whip up. After about an hour, this is what I have so far;

http://img687.images... ... aftweb.png

New Version: http://img97.imagesh...minecraftxx.png

Sure, it's not everything that a lot of us are looking for in a website, but I'm sure the community could work together to bring a suggestion to the table on how to improve the layout and stuff to make it more user friendly. All in all, I'd like some feedback, suggestions for improvements, ideas, ect. Also, it'd be great if we could get an administrative view on this as well!

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Posted 22 September 2010 - 03:57 PM

It looks too bland. It's nice at the top and then it gets dull.
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Posted 22 September 2010 - 03:58 PM

Instead of just saying it "Looks bland" could you give me ideas on how to improve it? That's what I'm here for if your read the entire post. ^_^

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Posted 22 September 2010 - 06:53 PM

Anymore opinions or comments? :o

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Posted 22 September 2010 - 07:20 PM

I really love it, but maybe you could add some interesting textures to the background of the widgets.
For example, the Account Login box could have a different color and background than the other boxes and backgrounds around it. Or something like that.

Other than that, it looks great, and I'd love to see Minecraft.net get a makeover.

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Posted 22 September 2010 - 07:38 PM

insanj said:

I really love it, but maybe you could add some interesting textures to the background of the widgets.
For example, the Account Login box could have a different color and background than the other boxes and backgrounds around it. Or something like that.

Other than that, it looks great, and I'd love to see Minecraft.net get a makeover.

Agreed. Maybe block textures could be used?
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Posted 22 September 2010 - 08:12 PM

The overall design looks nice and slik, but you could add some "noise" on the lower part, like you do with skins.

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#8

RedReaper

Posted 22 September 2010 - 08:19 PM

Does anyone have links to any sort of textures I could use? :D Or should I use the same one I used in the banner?

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MishMash95

Posted 22 September 2010 - 09:47 PM

i really like it although i would put the tabs in boxes below that main banner.and put the 50% off text in smaller and in white just to the top right of the title.

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RedReaper

Posted 22 September 2010 - 11:40 PM

Bumping; here's a new version, tell me what you guys think!

http://img97.imagesh...minecraftxx.png

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Posted 23 September 2010 - 12:03 AM

freakin amazing, i would love to see that everytime i go onto to minecraft.net

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Posted 23 September 2010 - 12:54 AM

ThyKraken said:

freakin amazing, i would love to see that everytime i go onto to minecraft.net

Good to hear! :)

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Posted 23 September 2010 - 01:51 AM

RedReaper said:

Bumping; here's a new version, tell me what you guys think!

http://img97.imagesh...minecraftxx.png

I love the new version, but you should crop the top banner to bit a little bit smaller- the main focus of the site should be the content, not necessarily shiny pictures (even though it looks incredible). Also, just personal preference, the font's a little annoying. Maybe change it to a wider, or more Minecraft-esq font? I dunno.

Other than those two things, I'm loving the new look of the layout, and hope to see some great things coming to Minecraft.net soon!  :Water:

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Posted 23 September 2010 - 02:48 AM

insanj said:

RedReaper said:

Bumping; here's a new version, tell me what you guys think!

http://img97.imagesh...minecraftxx.png

I love the new version, but you should crop the top banner to bit a little bit smaller- the main focus of the site should be the content, not necessarily shiny pictures (even though it looks incredible). Also, just personal preference, the font's a little annoying. Maybe change it to a wider, or more Minecraft-esq font? I dunno.

Other than those two things, I'm loving the new look of the layout, and hope to see some great things coming to Minecraft.net soon!  :iapprove:

Try and find something on

dafont.com

tell me if there's something you prefer, I couldn't find any good ones.

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Posted 23 September 2010 - 05:05 AM

Throwing in another bump before bed. :D

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Posted 23 September 2010 - 05:12 AM

Nice template :(.

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RedReaper

Posted 23 September 2010 - 05:04 PM

Thanks -S-

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Posted 23 September 2010 - 05:17 PM

i like the 2nt one :(

allready suggested topics thread: viewtopic.php?f=1&t=13760


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Posted 23 September 2010 - 07:42 PM

ibeatyou9 said:

i like the 2nt one :)
Glad you like it. :Notch:

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Posted 23 September 2010 - 07:51 PM

RedReaper said:

Try and find something on

dafont.com

tell me if there's something you prefer, I couldn't find any good ones.


After looking around for a while, I came up with two decent fonts to use. Keep in mind, it's competly your choice want fonts you use, and you can always switch some of those fonts for similar ones if you don't want to make me sad (:)).

The first font is very Minecraft/Pixel themed, so you can use that for regular text, and the second is a completely different font I suggest using for titles, if you don't like RONDA SEVEN, and want to spice things up a bit. Of course, I'm trying to pick these with an objective interest, so don't think these are the only two fonts that'd work.

PF RONDA SEVEN: http://www.dafont.co...onda-seven.font
ETHON: http://www.dafont.com/ethon.font

You're doing an awesome job, by the way!