'Scoreboard' improvements?

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'Scoreboard' improvements?

Post by Buginator » 27 Jul 2008, 06:38

This has been sitting idle for quite awhile, and just want some feedback.
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This is what it looks like for a skirmish game
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This is what it looks like for a MP game
Yellow = friend, Red = foe, white = you, and gray = a dead player.

Is there anything else that people would like to see?
Keep in mind the space restraints, it must all fit in 640-x480 screen!

I do have plans for the images you see on the left, before the players name. Some people think that, that is sorta 'cheating', since it allows you to see what they are up to. I thought about replacing them with something else, but that is a pretty small area to allow anything that has lots of details. Was hoping to do some custom avatars/flags or something, and then the game can upload them to the others, so they will display it.
I just need someone to create these small images...

(I know I have a thread that touches on this at viewtopic.php?f=6&t=1608&st=0&sk=t&sd=a , but that was getting too big.)

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Post by Terminator » 30 Jul 2008, 16:07

I do have plans for the images you see on the left, before the players name. Some people think that, that is sorta 'cheating', since it allows you to see what they are up to. I thought about replacing them with something else, but that is a pretty small area to allow anything that has lots of details. Was hoping to do some custom avatars/flags or something, and then the game can upload them to the others, so they will display it.
I just need someone to create these small images...
I'm for "removing those units pics".

I'm Absolutly agree with you.! & support this idia. Uploadable avatars - this very cool =)
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Post by qwerty800 » 30 Jul 2008, 16:30

For avatars, Use SGV.

That way, we could potentially disiplay'em to many other places at different scales.

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Re: 'Scoreboard' improvements?

Post by Buginator » 31 Jul 2008, 08:43

qwerty800 wrote:For avatars, Use SGV.

That way, we could potentially disiplay'em to many other places at different scales.
Perhaps, but at this time, we don't support SGV.

Terminator, as far as helping, you can try making a few different gfx icons/avatars/flags, and I can test how they look in game.

Most likely, there will be a thread about icons/avatars/flags, and people will vote what they want as 'default'. Then when the time comes, we can allow uploading of custom images.

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Post by Tiberian » 31 Jul 2008, 08:46

yes, this will be quite good. i've often found myself looking for an enemy when they are in fact dead

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Post by Terminator » 31 Jul 2008, 09:16

you can try making a few different gfx icons/avatars/flags, and I can test how they look in game.
What resolution should be(min or max) ? to fit in there .
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Post by NucNut » 31 Jul 2008, 12:07

Custom Avatars would be nice on the scoreboard, but please don't remove the 'last unit the player produced' picture. I've always found that invaluable, and it doesn't really alter your gameplay if you use it or not.
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Post by Terminator » 31 Jul 2008, 12:11

NucNut wrote:Custom Avatars would be nice on the scoreboard, but please don't remove the 'last unit the player produced' picture. I've always found that invaluable, and it doesn't really alter your gameplay if you use it or not.
Dont say that ! It always was like a cheat. :evil: May be you are not so much expirienced player yet, but I can say that this thing must be replaced.
it doesn't really alter your gameplay if you use it or not.
Its because you still dont use it. When you will, it become a cheat for you too. Trust Me :cool:
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Re: 'Scoreboard' improvements?

Post by doom3r » 31 Jul 2008, 15:34

It's not a cheat if the other players use it too. Maybe the "scoreboard" menu is quite a hidden feature and new players won't know anything about that, maybe a graphic link to it in the HUD would be useful to avoid this problem.

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Post by Terminator » 31 Jul 2008, 15:44

Here are samples of avatars:

Image Image Image
For old wz funs =):
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nexus logos
Image Image Image
something other

& three icons cutted out from "..warzone.wz\texpages\page-23-fx.png"
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Post by Jimmbob » 31 Jul 2008, 15:52

loveing the avatars! =)

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Post by Kreuvf » 31 Jul 2008, 19:23

Terminator wrote:Image
This somehow reminds me of GDI from Command and Conquer... :X
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Post by Kamaze » 31 Jul 2008, 20:51

The last 3 ones are from Gears of War, Homeworld and Command & Conquer and have nothing todo with Warzone.
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Re: 'Scoreboard' improvements?

Post by Buginator » 01 Aug 2008, 06:44

For size, you see the walkie-talkie icon to the right of the player name?

That is pretty much the correct size. Yeah, I know it is small. :(

When we move to SVG gfx though, then at least we can scale the image without issue.

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