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Response to Redesign 2012 Complete! 2012-02-08 14:16:33 Reply

This redesign is awesome, thanks Tom.


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Response to Redesign 2012 Complete! 2012-02-08 14:17:56 Reply

I've been visiting NG daily for almost 10 years. Each redesign someone screws around with the rating system. Now my blam points have disappeared, and my hard-earned voting power is reduced. However, in the "Under Judgment" section blam points are still awarded, or so it says.

When voting there is no countdown to qualifying for experience points, nor is there a tally of points needed for the next level nor the blam boost to voting power. The message suggests that voting on over five entries will continue earning you experience points. There is no timer for the next vote day.

My level avatar says "blank slate", whatever that means.

The submission sections with the large thumbs and teeny tiny rollover type are hard to understand and navigate.

You have put a lot of work into this, for which you are to be commended, however, overall the site looks overproduced and out of control. I see that reviews are overall positive and with the necessity of use I'll settle in, but the re-do is a step back for usability.

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Response to Redesign 2012 Complete! 2012-02-08 14:18:49 Reply

i say we all give Tom a great big huggle!

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Response to Redesign 2012 Complete! 2012-02-08 14:21:08 Reply

Are there just no submissions to the portal or is that a site error? I've seen the same three games on there and the same movie since the site launched.

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Response to Redesign 2012 Complete! 2012-02-08 14:21:10 Reply

The new layout broke all games made with TGF2's NG edition, I think.
All I get whenever I press play is a white screen.

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Response to Redesign 2012 Complete! 2012-02-08 14:29:05 Reply

At 19 hours ago, MikeyS9607 wrote: Holy shit this is AMAZING!

agree

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Response to Redesign 2012 Complete! 2012-02-08 14:29:41 Reply

The BBS is actually a bit like the very first BBS... white on black text (quite dark and depressing), you don't know who's making the post unless you actually look for the username. But the smileys are great. As is most of the rest of the site.

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Response to Redesign 2012 Complete! 2012-02-08 14:31:28 Reply

I've had an idea.

The fact that the wall artists are now actual NG members means that there's a lot of leeway for other capable NG artists to take a shot at the backgrounds of different sections of the site. I think it would be AWESOME if once in a while a competition is held where artists create their own NG backgrounds and the winners of these competitions will have their background on the site. For example, if User1 and User2 took part in one of these competitions to create a new Audio Portal green background, and User2 won, User2's green background would take the place of the current green background (keepwalking's one).

What's more, the old green background keepwalking made can still be saved so somewhere in account settings or something you can have a setting to change to that background whenever you want, or to take the background off completely (for people who prefer a more minimalistic design).

I personally don't have any complaints about the backgrounds but I think it's a pretty nifty idea.


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Response to Redesign 2012 Complete! 2012-02-08 14:31:38 Reply

The site's great! It was well worth the being bored for almost 2 days!


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Response to Redesign 2012 Complete! 2012-02-08 14:37:52 Reply

man the site is all orange and brown now! i'm i the only one who is gonna miss the grey?

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Response to Redesign 2012 Complete! 2012-02-08 14:42:21 Reply

I like the design but what happend to the list of games with medals?

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Response to Redesign 2012 Complete! 2012-02-08 14:44:36 Reply

TOM! Requesting aura for people who primarily spend their time on the forums! Get to work on that!


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Response to Redesign 2012 Complete! 2012-02-08 14:49:53 Reply

We need more writing contests. Pleeeeaseeeeee

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Response to Redesign 2012 Complete! 2012-02-08 14:50:34 Reply

Sweet new look!

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Response to Redesign 2012 Complete! 2012-02-08 14:51:43 Reply

HOLY BUTTPOTATO. I AM VERY HAPPEH!


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Response to Redesign 2012 Complete! 2012-02-08 14:53:22 Reply

I have to say, after what I've seen so far, nicely done!


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Response to Redesign 2012 Complete! 2012-02-08 14:54:12 Reply

I actually Barfed rainbows...

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Response to Redesign 2012 Complete! 2012-02-08 14:58:14 Reply

At 1 hour ago, Otto wrote:
At 18 minutes ago, life wrote: Hey Tom what's with the teal lines
Here's a pic of what I mean:
Blue is complimentary with orange on the colour wheel

Sure, but this is greener, faded, and looks out-of-place like it's a broken monitor putting a streak down the screen.


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Response to Redesign 2012 Complete! 2012-02-08 14:59:55 Reply

Don't like it, a lot of it don't even work.

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Response to Redesign 2012 Complete! 2012-02-08 15:06:09 Reply

It took way too long. Way too long.


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Response to Redesign 2012 Complete! 2012-02-08 15:09:01 Reply

Here's some feedback.

- I really don't like the backgrounds, they should be just like the old newgrounds background, but different colors for the different sections.
- The "Stats, Info & More" on submissions should be right below credits, not all the way at the bottom, thats really confusing
- It'd be cool if you could change that star thing on the bbs on posts to different images from a selection.
- When your viewing somebodys flash page the flashes should start from the beginning, not the end.
- What happened to showing the collection on the flash view page?
- Where did Turd of the Week go?

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Response to Redesign 2012 Complete! 2012-02-08 15:18:02 Reply

I absolutely cannot stand the backgrounds. It's like looking at VEVO's shitty channel on YouTube. I used to enjoy looking at Newgrounds but now I have some chick's boobs falling all over the place in the background. Please, someone show me where to Adblock the damn background.


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Response to Redesign 2012 Complete! 2012-02-08 15:23:39 Reply

I love the redesign, but does the site seem buggy to anyone else? Movies/games aren't working for me at ALL, and I definitely have the latest flash player. I mean, it's to be expected though with something so new.

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Response to Redesign 2012 Complete! 2012-02-08 15:24:37 Reply

the entirety of the site minus of the bbs has been substantially improved imo. its look very contemporary, i like it. it's just the bbs has suffered a hit.

i feel as if it's usability has been kicked in the nuts. i cannot cruise around with as much ease as i could previously.

there's no reply to topic button by each post anymore, only the quote button. so i have to either scroll to the top and hit reply or reply then delete the quote.

there's so no seperation between the post body and the user info on the left so looking at posts is just weird now.

the drop down menu at the top of topics which allows you to change from forum to forum is gone too so i have to go to forum index then click another forum

the grey then orange separating topics is very off putting. there should just still be a line between each topic

the ng news should have its own box at the top of each forum because i keep mistaking it for an actual bbs topic now.

the previous ng bbs was god tier because it looked like a lot was going on yet it was incredibly simple to use and very streamlined. however, this rendition looks like it has a lot going and it does. there's so much bam bam in your face shit without the same usability. don't fix what aint broken


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Response to Redesign 2012 Complete! 2012-02-08 15:28:34 Reply

and you thought you took my golden bow away!...


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Response to Redesign 2012 Complete! 2012-02-08 15:29:43 Reply

my good sense of web design tells me that i need to put splatter and grunge photoshop brushes over everything

http://circe-baka.deviantart.com/art/Blood-Splatter-Brushes-
Pack-116767140
excellent Excellent


i LOVE background images with no continuity and layered textures made out of deviantart brush packs

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Response to Redesign 2012 Complete! 2012-02-08 15:33:15 Reply

At 12 hours ago, Dj-Svenzo wrote: How do you delete music tracks now?

That will return with project unpublish / delete features.


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Response to Redesign 2012 Complete! 2012-02-08 15:35:36 Reply

At 30 seconds ago, TomFulp wrote:
At 12 hours ago, Dj-Svenzo wrote: How do you delete music tracks now?
That will return with project unpublish / delete features.

Don't want to sound impatient but I'm curious if you have some timeframe for such things. I guess stuff like making it possible to submit anything comes first though. :P

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Response to Redesign 2012 Complete! 2012-02-08 15:47:27 Reply

At 3 hours ago, TomFulp wrote:
At 11 hours ago, sweet21 wrote: Another somewhat minor complaint, after browsing the art, audio and flash portal I noticed that the scores and vote area are not together.
I get increasingly tempted to replace the Pico voting bar with something more compact that can sit well with the score but just haven't been able to bring myself to go that far yet. We may go back to a numerical score instead of stars since they aren't as clear.

Fuck. God damn it, the simplicity does NOT open solutions, it shrinks them!
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Response to Redesign 2012 Complete! 2012-02-08 15:50:48 Reply

Still gotta wonder if they were going to show those naked pictures of Tom we always wanted...


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