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Do you zoom in when reading the Codex?

  • Yes, I usually or regularly zoom in (increasing the font size) in order to read the Codex.

    Votes: 82 27.0%
  • On the odd occasion, I have had to zoom in. Maybe on a particular device.

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  • No. Never.

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  • Bitch, I zoom out.

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Change is Bad! x95

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Rean

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Strap Yourselves In

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Then change into a corpse already and spare us all this faggotry.
 
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Literally why?

Edit: These margins are absurdly thicc. Can you please not design the site around the highly specific needs of morbidly obese phoneposters? Just absurd amounts of wasted screen space.
 
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Ol' Willy

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In addition to new design you already have seen, I have reliable insider information that Xenforo 2 version of RPG KKKodex will exclusively have buttons designed by Zizka
 

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Codex 2016 - The Age of Grimoire Make the Codex Great Again! Grab the Codex by the pussy Shadorwun: Hong Kong Divinity: Original Sin 2
Don't like it, looks like everything else on the internet, and it's way too big. Just have to ask why? Is it some kind of pet project, or a serious thing?
 

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The new site has some good points, but it needs quite a bit of tweaking and TLC.

That padding is particularly excessive, and it's missing a fair bit of functionality; there are presently no more youtube, twitter, or facebook embeds and I'm uncertain if the webm function remained.
 

Duraframe300

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It looks ugly as fuck, at least try to import the layout of the original.
It's possible.

I've seen other forums move to a modern version of XenForo already this year. They managed to reasonably keep it/be recognizable and not go full mobile UI.

DarkUnderlord is fucking with us.

Just to give examples here's a few I found by a few seconds of searching.

https://localsearchforum.com/
https://arsenal-mania.com/forum/

Somehow these sites didn't have to go full web 3.0 design like rpgcodex did.

Also what is it with the avatars moving when scrolling down threads?
Very much this. Who the fuck comes up with this shit.

They also don't feature this, so worst case this was done on purpose by DU.
 
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prengle

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wasted a couple of hours with firefox's devtools desperately trying to make the new xenforo 2 skin look like the old one:

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my brain shuts down the instant it sees a css file and i've never worked with xenforo before, but i got vaguely close anyways, so i really can't come up with a reason (other than pure laziness) not to add an optional codex classic® theme for luddites like me who throw a tantrum every time they see a website that wasn't last updated during the dubya administration. now for some good old fashioned nitpicking:
  • that cubano font looks godawful, it gives me dollar store fortnite vibes
  • the sticky navbar is obnoxious, but the profile boxes being sticky too is even worse
  • give me tahoma or give me death
  • font sizes should be decreased by 2px and there's too much padding everywhere. the spacing between individual posts is particularly bad
  • the profile boxes in particular are way too wide and i'm not big on profile stats getting funneled into those tiny little boxes at the bottom
  • not every corner needs to be rounded
  • why is there a fucking social media share bar in every thread
  • why is the new site background even blurrier
  • color scheme is a little too saturated and the light blue fonts could be brightened a little. it doesn't feel very codexian to me since i'm so used to the old one
  • i miss posts having alternating background colors
  • it's harder to tell if a thread is stickied now
  • different subforums/forum categories having their own icons would be cool
  • lots of missing/weirdly implemented features (reactions are all gone, the shoutbox is too cluttered, i think the old thread tags are missing, animated pfps don't work, nametags and profile badges are gone, i can't click on the troll logo to change it anymore, ignore lists are apparently gone, the donation shill page is weird now, everything is weird now and i hate it)
tl;dr it's different so it sucks. i don't think it's ready for primetime yet and i will continue to throw rocks at australian people until the situation improves
 
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In case I wasn't clear in my first post, I wasn't actually joking. This new design is really bad. As others have said, I can only fit half the subforums on my screen with this new obese interface. Part of the appeal of this place for me is that it looks and works like a forum from the mid-2000s and reminds me of better times. Please reconsider and keep it the old way.

It's like going from this:

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To this:

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Such a decline.
 
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