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Gothars

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Two small UI Suggestions
« on: August 28, 2012, 01:12:25 PM »

I really like the cinematic mode you get by pressing F11. It makes all UI-elements disappear, except one: the brown squares around the enemy ships. Could those go too please?

The other thing: Despite playing for some time now, I often find myself forgetting about certain seldom used keybinds, like "hide weapon arcs". You can't bring up the options menu during a fight to have a look. It would be great if F1 could bring up the controls menu for quick reference.


By the way, I'm still hoping to see my old UI suggestions realized one day :)
http://fractalsoftworks.com/forum/index.php?topic=3607.msg55330#msg55330
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Re: Two small UI Suggestions
« Reply #1 on: August 28, 2012, 01:17:35 PM »

Fair points, both. I'll see when I can get to it - more than likely when I'm working on that area of the code for some other reason. Same applies to the suggestions in the linked thread :)

Not to say I'll end up doing them exactly like that - but I understand where you're coming from with those.
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Re: Two small UI Suggestions
« Reply #2 on: August 28, 2012, 01:24:22 PM »

That was quick! Great that you approve :)
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Re: Two small UI Suggestions
« Reply #3 on: August 28, 2012, 01:28:25 PM »

I really like the cinematic mode you get by pressing F11. It makes all UI-elements disappear, except one: the brown squares around the enemy ships. Could those go too please?
Uh, what brown squares? Did I miss something?
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Re: Two small UI Suggestions
« Reply #4 on: August 28, 2012, 01:28:59 PM »

I really like the cinematic mode you get by pressing F11. It makes all UI-elements disappear, except one: the brown squares around the enemy ships. Could those go too please?
Uh, what brown squares? Did I miss something?

The ship indicator thingies.
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Re: Two small UI Suggestions
« Reply #5 on: August 28, 2012, 01:31:30 PM »

Ah, gotcha.

EDIT:
By the way, I'm still hoping to see my old UI suggestions realized one day :)
http://fractalsoftworks.com/forum/index.php?topic=3607.msg55330#msg55330
I like it, but I didn't want to necro the thread to say that. Might also be useful to just have the stations charge you credits instead of supplies to repair your ship.
« Last Edit: August 28, 2012, 01:33:13 PM by BillyRueben »
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Re: Two small UI Suggestions
« Reply #6 on: August 28, 2012, 01:33:27 PM »

That was quick! Great that you approve :)

Yea man Alex is the best.  :D  This community is one of the best EVER!!!   ;D
I really appreciate the respect & support that this board gives the game and the devs of this game give the community.
Large game companies could learn alot!!!   8)
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