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    #1 iBotPeaches

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    Posted 03 June 2012 - 08:58 AM

    Hello all,

    Seems like ages since I've done a news topic. In all reality I had plans of shutting this site down about 8 months ago. For some strange reason, I just can't let go of it. The server iBotModz is on is very stable and the other sites on the server are going strong, so I don't think its going anywhere.

    Not saying that were going to come back and do anything, I just wanted to make a new site theme to align with some new Metro UI standards.

    Halo 4 is coming soon. We'll try and mod it. Easier to do research and keep it organized here then some of the more popular and over-populated forums.

    Hope you enjoy the theme. Report all bugs here. I spent about 10 hours on it. We have some pretty high caching systems here, so give it a couple hours as the new images are re-cached. You can always hard refresh to get the new theme.

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    Posted 03 June 2012 - 09:13 AM

    first

    #3 Slidell

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    Posted 03 June 2012 - 05:04 PM

    Change is scary.

    #4 fattwam

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    Posted 03 June 2012 - 07:10 PM

    i like it, i can't remember the last time we had a theme change or really what it looked like. :thumbsup:

    #5 Twis7eD

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    Posted 03 June 2012 - 07:54 PM

    Looks good. The only thing is that it doesn't really remind me of Metro UI and that's what you said you were going for. The only aspects of it that remind of Metro UI are the blockiness of buttons and the navbar. Don't get me wrong, I still think it looks great, just giving you my two cents.

    #6 iBotPeaches

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    Posted 03 June 2012 - 08:18 PM

    Looks good. The only thing is that it doesn't really remind me of Metro UI and that's what you said you were going for. The only aspects of it that remind of Metro UI are the blockiness of buttons and the navbar. Don't get me wrong, I still think it looks great, just giving you my two cents.


    Yeah, the documentation for Metro UI had lots of instruction on buttons and form elements, but nothing really in aspect of design, so I just kinda made my own version.

    #7 Twis7eD

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    Posted 03 June 2012 - 08:55 PM

    I would do something with the font (not sure if you changed it). I think the Metro UI font is like Segoe. Also, maybe something with tiling. I'm not sure where that would be applicable, though.

    #8 iBotPeaches

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    Posted 03 June 2012 - 08:58 PM

    I would do something with the font (not sure if you changed it). I think the Metro UI font is like Segoe. Also, maybe something with tiling. I'm not sure where that would be applicable, though.


    I see your posts are coming in as Arial instead of Segoe. I did change the font. Try refreshing a bunch of times and see if the font updates.

    If it doesn't. Tell me what OS and Browser your using and I'll try and see if its an isolated issue or if I can fix it. I'll be back tommorow.

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    Posted 03 June 2012 - 09:11 PM

    Needs more pikmin, the logo I mean, I'd add one to the end of it.

    #10 Twis7eD

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    Posted 04 June 2012 - 02:34 AM

    I see your posts are coming in as Arial instead of Segoe. I did change the font. Try refreshing a bunch of times and see if the font updates.

    If it doesn't. Tell me what OS and Browser your using and I'll try and see if its an isolated issue or if I can fix it. I'll be back tommorow.

    That last post was actually my fault haha. Everything looks good now.

    #11 Rogue Modder

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    Posted 13 June 2012 - 05:25 PM

    I really like it Peaches :D

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    Posted 13 June 2012 - 08:07 PM

    I 2nd that ^

    #13 iTzoODavidOo

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    Posted 16 June 2012 - 07:15 PM

    I actually like it better then all the previous themes we've had.

    I like the fact that it has the metro theme to it as well nice.

    #14 iBotPeaches

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    Posted 17 June 2012 - 05:51 PM

    Thanks all.

    Currently working on an icon set to replace those default non-metro styled icons.

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    Posted 03 July 2012 - 07:28 PM

    Kinda bug, if you hover over a sub-menu. The text goes black, which is hard to read on the blue;
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    #16 iBotPeaches

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    Posted 04 July 2012 - 08:00 AM

    ^ I'll get on that. I wonder what color works well for a hover effect in this setup. A tiny tint of grey maybe.

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    Posted 04 July 2012 - 09:19 AM

    Give #a0a0a0 a go.

    #18 iBotPeaches

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    Posted 04 July 2012 - 09:33 AM

    Give #a0a0a0 a go.


    Yeah looks good. Thanks

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    Posted 04 July 2012 - 01:35 PM

    I don't see it.
    Stupid me had to do a hard refresh, looks good :)

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    Posted 08 July 2012 - 12:10 AM

    Just another idea for quotes. Maybe give the div ".blockquote" class the css "border: 1px solid #808080;"

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