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Archived Post 10-16-2011 03:22 PM

This UI Was Better
 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6cGiH9MW6f4

http://common.allakhazam.com/images/...864b4f0e96.jpg

Looked more Trek-like, less souped up and doesnt have those light edging which gives it a yucky look. What happened to this UI? Why do so many MMOs have cool UIs before launch..then closer to launch they change the UIs into much less appealing UIs?

Regardless, I thought I would call Cryptic out on this mistake of theirs. This old pre launch UI looked superior to the current one we have now. And I only wish we could get a UI like this back. Why did I create this thread? I dont know, my pipe dream is that we could get a UI that actually felt Trekkish back. Like...one with real LCARs influence.

Archived Post 10-16-2011 03:31 PM

They seriously need to open up the UI to modding.

Archived Post 10-16-2011 03:31 PM

Wow that looks much better than what we use why change it!? I hope the devs are thinking of change the UI back to this or something newer.

Archived Post 10-16-2011 03:42 PM

I remember the old OPS and NAV buttons from beta. I miss those, oddly.

Archived Post 10-16-2011 03:46 PM

Ahh. Feelings of nostalgia.

Seriously though.. how much screen space did some of those old menus take up!

Archived Post 10-16-2011 03:49 PM

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Originally Posted by Kahless2001 (Post 3813746)
Ahh. Feelings of nostalgia.

Seriously though.. how much screen space did some of those old menus take up!

That may have been why they changed it, but if we can scale the UI it wouldnt be much an issue.

Archived Post 10-16-2011 03:55 PM

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Originally Posted by Morgomir (Post 3813749)
That may have been why they changed it, but if we can scale the UI it wouldnt be much an issue.

even without for me I wouldn't care I play EVE which is called exel spread sheets online for a good reason, more than 2/3 of my screen is UI, but it does all it needs to do and here in STO I often find myself cursing at the UI.

Archived Post 10-16-2011 03:57 PM

I would like to see an LCARS hud/ui and at the same time clean and not too overwhelming.

Archived Post 10-16-2011 04:01 PM

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Originally Posted by Marctraider (Post 3813759)
I would like to see an LCARS hud/ui and at the same time clean and not too overwhelming.

and proper old school LCARS, not this awful blue stuff, I still run the mod to change the console panels and all because the blue hurts my eyes. (any colours hurts the eyes when used to much)

Archived Post 10-16-2011 04:01 PM

Use the UI Scale slider and hit F12. You can replicate that UI fairly easy...

IMO, it looks a little stretched out and all over the place. Especially on a huge screen like that, I prefer the controls in one spot for easy quick access. Otherwise its back to "more spacebar!" lol


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