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Discussion in 'Game changes and Updates' started by Eric, Jun 7, 2017.

  1. Eric

    Eric Administrator Staff Member Administrator Forum Moderator Official Author

    Hey all - we have an update in the works and would like to share it with you and hear your feedback. One of the most common initial pieces of feedback we have about FRHD Web is how "blah" it is with an overkill of black and grays.

    Here is what we are thinking to spice things up a bit:


    What are your initial thoughts? We know (from past experience) that people generally hate change immediately but overtime the true feelings of the change will come to light. So let it sink in and then let us know what your feedback is!
  2. Phase

    Phase Well-Known Member Official Author

    What is with all of the wilderness biking?
  3. Stig

    Stig Stig VIP Official Author

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    It's better, but I think what primarily needs to change is the page structure.

    First off I think each track take up too much space with the thumbnails, which makes especially the front page boring, and gives the impression of the site having a very limited amount of tracks/unneccessarily difficult to find new interesting tracks.
    The good old slide- lists need to go imo. Also use less dark colors, i think you should rather use light blue (or atleast make different color-skins for people to choose from). Light colors are less depressive and give a more sense of life.
  4. TheBaylorGuy

    TheBaylorGuy Member

    Maybe you could add another list to the front page, like a hot list based off of plays and with the leaderboard you could add a day, week, month, and all time for points and likes. You could also have a leaderboard for subscribers.
  5. WyattStonhouse

    WyattStonhouse Well-Known Member Elite Author Official Author

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    The color scheme looks way more appealing than it is right now. However I agree with Stig that layout should/needs to be changed.
  6. Eryp

    Eryp bearhugger! Staff Member Administrator Forum Moderator Elite Author Official Author

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    honestly the black and grey color scheme makes sense to me because it's the colors of the game, any other colors wouldn't make sense imo
    pawflix, Smuckers, Elqte and 17 others like this.
  7. TheExtreamRider

    TheExtreamRider Active Member Official Author

    Its cool but like Stig said the page structure should be changed also I sort of like it more how it is now
  8. LucJohnson

    LucJohnson Well-Known Member Official Author

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    Every track is made by AwesomeGUY...
  9. TheBaylorGuy

    TheBaylorGuy Member

    Are you blind, there is LeviAustin and they are all named wilderness biking
    LeviAustin, Skrampt and Phase like this.
  10. LucJohnson

    LucJohnson Well-Known Member Official Author

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    Woah settle young one
  11. AntiSocial

    AntiSocial Active Member Official Author

    Web skins like bhr! Please man, everyone would appreciate
    AidantheNarwhal likes this.
  12. PoyZin

    PoyZin Member Official Author

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  13. Volund

    Volund ithring VIP Official Author

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    I feel as though the text and stuff below the thumbnail needs to have some sort of connection with the thumbnail, it looks weird and disjointed without a box or something connecting them together

    I personally dont really like the colour, however, could there be an option to choose from multiple different themes (such as black, red, purple, pink, green etc) in the settings tab? I think it would be cool to have

    I like the new tabs you guys have come up with (on the sidebar), however could the notifications tab stay and not be replaced by a bell? Idk may just be a personal preference or simply what im used to, but im not too big a fan of the bell

    Could you guys also try and implement a forum advertisement bar or something on the home page, like if there is a big contest on it will show and entice people to sign up and enter (and not just 'official' contests, any substantial ones like the Remix Contest and stuff)? I think it would benefit the future of this game while also providing something different in a sea of tracks

    All in all I think it's a cool design, even if it does look real childish (obviously to be expected, being a kids game and all). I dunno if what I wrote was helpful in anyway but yeah, here's my input
    Last edited: Jun 10, 2017
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  14. Reborn

    Reborn Well-Known Member Official Author Rotten Flesh

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    If the colour of the text was the same as the background of the side-lists I would be very happy.
  15. PoyZin

    PoyZin Member Official Author

    You phrased that perfectly. It's exactly what we need. Also, I just noticed, my track "Logical!" is in one of the campaign thumbnails lol https://www.freeriderhd.com/t/432464-logical
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  16. spruce

    spruce Dumptruck VIP Official Author

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    I think the colors are great, but the icons on the side are a bit bold, maybe if you thinned them out a bit it would look less "nooby".
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  17. PoyZin

    PoyZin Member Official Author

    true as well
  18. Examples

    Examples Well-Known Member Official Author

    color choices look like a 5 year old picked them. stick with black and white
    Skeeny, DeathBob1, Empire and 3 others like this.
  19. BrandonBishop50

    BrandonBishop50 FRHD News Team Official Author

    Right away I hate it. I don't want every track named wilderness biking and LeviAustin / AwesomeGUY to make all the tracks. :/
    DblU and Osiris like this.
  20. PoyZin

    PoyZin Member Official Author


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