Consolidate map list [Done]

Suggestions that have made it through the grind, and have become integrated into the site!

Moderators: Suggestions Team, Global Moderators

Consolidate map list [Done]

Postby Ghost715 on Tue Jul 24, 2007 2:56 am

<Subject>: Consolidate game list
De-clutter list of maps

<Body>: Change map list to be pull-down, put tag to point to small pics of maps on another page.

Suggestion Idea: On Start-a-game and Game-finder there is a busy section where each map has a small picture and radio-button or check-box (btw I like check box better). Consolidate which map to select down to a pull-down box.

Specifics:
.Add pull-down for which map to select.
.Add a link to another page (new)
.Add a new page with the maps small image along with the checkbox to select. Keep the link to a bigger picture of the map intact. Align the images into three columns.

Why it is needed: Make the page smaller, so that more options can be added later, without making the page get too busy.
Corporal Ghost715
 
Posts: 9
Joined: Thu Jul 12, 2007 11:29 am
Location: Chicago-area
Medals: 11
Standard Achievement (2) Doubles Achievement (1) Quadruples Achievement (1) Terminator Achievement (1) Freestyle Achievement (1)
Fog of War Achievement (2) Cross-Map Achievement (2) Ratings Achievement (1)

Postby cena-rules on Tue Jul 24, 2007 4:01 am

It seems like a good idea but I don't think that it is really needed.

it could however be put as something you can change in your profile.
19:41:22 ‹jakewilliams› I was a pedo
User avatar
Lieutenant cena-rules
 
Posts: 9774
Joined: Sat Apr 28, 2007 2:27 am
Location: Chat
Medals: 26
Standard Achievement (2) Doubles Achievement (2) Triples Achievement (2) Quadruples Achievement (1) Terminator Achievement (1)
Assassin Achievement (2) Freestyle Achievement (2) Fog of War Achievement (2) Speed Achievement (1) Teammate Achievement (2)
Cross-Map Achievement (2) Ratings Achievement (1) General Achievement (3) Clan Achievement (1) Tournament Contribution (1)
General Contribution (1)

Postby gimil on Tue Jul 24, 2007 4:42 am

ive thought about this before but at the moment its not really needed. However its good to get the conversation started because the number of maps being quenched lately has increased. There is a further 11 maps in final forge with a number of maps in the main foundry not far behind.
What do you know about map making, bitch?

natty_dread wrote:I was wrong


Top Score:2403
User avatar
Corporal 1st Class gimil
 
Posts: 8605
Joined: Sat Mar 03, 2007 12:42 pm
Location: United Kingdom (Scotland)
Medals: 39
Standard Achievement (3) Doubles Achievement (2) Triples Achievement (2) Quadruples Achievement (2) Terminator Achievement (2)
Assassin Achievement (1) Freestyle Achievement (3) Fog of War Achievement (2) Speed Achievement (3) Teammate Achievement (2)
Cross-Map Achievement (2) Ratings Achievement (2) Map Contribution (7) Tournament Contribution (1) General Contribution (5)

Postby AndyDufresne on Tue Jul 24, 2007 11:44 am

An idea similar to this is already being considerd, along with a few others, and are in the works.


--Andy
User avatar
Corporal 1st Class AndyDufresne
Retired Administrator
 
Posts: 25586
Joined: Fri Mar 03, 2006 8:22 pm
Location: A Banana Palm in Zihuatanejo
Medals: 20
Standard Achievement (2) Doubles Achievement (1) Triples Achievement (1) Quadruples Achievement (1) Terminator Achievement (1)
Freestyle Achievement (1) Fog of War Achievement (1) Trench Warfare Achievement (1) Speed Achievement (1) Teammate Achievement (1)
Cross-Map Achievement (3) General Achievement (4) General Contribution (2)

Re: Consolidate map list [Done]

Postby lackattack on Tue Dec 23, 2008 7:17 am

Done! It uses the ticker buttons from our pagination system so you can scroll through the maps quickly. you can also type out the map's name to jump. The Game Finder version allows multiple selections.

Given the large number of maps we have now, I think this is really needed to keep scrolling under control.
User avatar
Private 1st Class lackattack
Retired Administrator
 
Posts: 6112
Joined: Sun Jan 01, 2006 10:34 pm
Location: Montreal, QC
Medals: 9
Standard Achievement (1) Doubles Achievement (1) Triples Achievement (1) Freestyle Achievement (1) Speed Achievement (1)
Teammate Achievement (1) Cross-Map Achievement (1) General Achievement (2)

Re: Consolidate map list [Done]

Postby ManBungalow on Tue Dec 23, 2008 7:34 am

lackattack wrote:Done! It uses the ticker buttons from our pagination system so you can scroll through the maps quickly. you can also type out the map's name to jump. The Game Finder version allows multiple selections.

Given the large number of maps we have now, I think this is really needed to keep scrolling under control.

I'm not sucking up, but this is fantastic !
To think that I may not develop crippling RSI for an extra day because you guys saved us from all that scrolling !
Image
User avatar
Colonel ManBungalow
 
Posts: 3338
Joined: Sun Jan 13, 2008 7:02 am
Location: On a giant rock orbiting a star somewhere
Medals: 84
Standard Achievement (4) Doubles Achievement (4) Triples Achievement (3) Quadruples Achievement (3) Terminator Achievement (2)
Assassin Achievement (2) Manual Troops Achievement (3) Freestyle Achievement (4) Polymorphic Achievement (1) Nuclear Spoils Achievement (2)
Fog of War Achievement (4) Trench Warfare Achievement (2) Speed Achievement (4) Teammate Achievement (2) Random Map Achievement (2)
Cross-Map Achievement (3) Beta Map Achievement (1) Battle Royale Achievement (1) Ratings Achievement (4) Tournament Achievement (2)
General Achievement (10) Clan Achievement (12) Tournament Contribution (3) General Contribution (6)

Re: Consolidate map list [Done]

Postby Allerian on Tue Dec 23, 2008 8:08 am

Please allow users to change this back in the settings. Seeing the maps all at once was fantastic - I couldn't have imagined taking that away. :|

-R
User avatar
Private 1st Class Allerian
 
Posts: 22
Joined: Tue Aug 21, 2007 9:52 pm
Medals: 16
Standard Achievement (3) Doubles Achievement (2) Triples Achievement (2) Quadruples Achievement (1) Terminator Achievement (1)
Assassin Achievement (1) Fog of War Achievement (2) Speed Achievement (1) Cross-Map Achievement (2) Ratings Achievement (1)

Re: Consolidate map list [Done]

Postby Cyantist on Tue Dec 23, 2008 8:54 am

I agree... Either there needs to be a setting to be able to see all the maps at once, or there needs to be somewhere specific that players can go to see a table of all the maps...

I can't imagine finding new maps to play or that pique my interest using the scroller... Not all of us are familiar with every map out there and know what right to go to and we still need a place to BROWSE maps...
User avatar
Sergeant 1st Class Cyantist
 
Posts: 31
Joined: Tue Jul 17, 2007 2:43 pm
Location: WI
Medals: 11
Standard Achievement (1) Doubles Achievement (2) Triples Achievement (1) Fog of War Achievement (2) Cross-Map Achievement (2)
Ratings Achievement (3)

Re: Consolidate map list [Done]

Postby Boss_oss_ss on Tue Dec 23, 2008 8:59 am

Also i feel that there should be a select all button on game finder........
Image
User avatar
Corporal Boss_oss_ss
 
Posts: 1003
Joined: Tue Mar 27, 2007 6:43 am
Location: England, next to Strider24!
Medals: 41
Standard Achievement (3) Doubles Achievement (1) Triples Achievement (1) Quadruples Achievement (1) Terminator Achievement (2)
Assassin Achievement (2) Manual Troops Achievement (1) Freestyle Achievement (2) Fog of War Achievement (2) Speed Achievement (2)
Cross-Map Achievement (3) Ratings Achievement (1) Tournament Achievement (1) General Achievement (3) Clan Achievement (3)
Tournament Contribution (13)

Re: Consolidate map list [Done]

Postby wakka on Tue Dec 23, 2008 9:00 am

Ungh, why ?

Could there please come an option in your profile to set this back to original ?
I really don't like this.

Scroling ftw !
User avatar
Major wakka
 
Posts: 37
Joined: Fri Nov 24, 2006 6:52 am
Medals: 5
Standard Achievement (2) Doubles Achievement (2) Triples Achievement (1)

Re: Consolidate map list [Done]

Postby Boss_oss_ss on Tue Dec 23, 2008 9:01 am

Boss_oss_ss wrote:Also i feel that there should be a select all button on game finder........

o wait just realised you dont have to click any.. :oops:
Image
User avatar
Corporal Boss_oss_ss
 
Posts: 1003
Joined: Tue Mar 27, 2007 6:43 am
Location: England, next to Strider24!
Medals: 41
Standard Achievement (3) Doubles Achievement (1) Triples Achievement (1) Quadruples Achievement (1) Terminator Achievement (2)
Assassin Achievement (2) Manual Troops Achievement (1) Freestyle Achievement (2) Fog of War Achievement (2) Speed Achievement (2)
Cross-Map Achievement (3) Ratings Achievement (1) Tournament Achievement (1) General Achievement (3) Clan Achievement (3)
Tournament Contribution (13)

Re: Consolidate map list [Done]

Postby Gilligan on Tue Dec 23, 2008 9:15 am

ryansigg wrote:I agree... Either there needs to be a setting to be able to see all the maps at once, or there needs to be somewhere specific that players can go to see a table of all the maps...

I can't imagine finding new maps to play or that pique my interest using the scroller... Not all of us are familiar with every map out there and know what right to go to and we still need a place to BROWSE maps...


I agree to this point...
Image
User avatar
Major Gilligan
Cartography Assistant
Cartography Assistant
 
Posts: 12738
Joined: Thu May 11, 2006 4:59 pm
Location: Providence, RI
Medals: 203
Monthly Leader Silver (1) Monthly Leader Bronze (1) Most Improved Silver (1) Standard Achievement (4) Doubles Achievement (3)
Triples Achievement (3) Quadruples Achievement (3) Terminator Achievement (3) Assassin Achievement (3) Manual Troops Achievement (3)
Freestyle Achievement (4) Polymorphic Achievement (2) Nuclear Spoils Achievement (3) Fog of War Achievement (4) Trench Warfare Achievement (3)
Speed Achievement (4) Teammate Achievement (3) Random Map Achievement (3) Cross-Map Achievement (4) Beta Map Achievement (2)
Battle Royale Achievement (3) Bot Achievement (2) Ratings Achievement (4) Tournament Achievement (30) General Achievement (32)

Re: Consolidate map list [Done]

Postby e_i_pi on Tue Dec 23, 2008 9:16 am

Boss_oss_ss wrote:Also i feel that there should be a select all button on game finder........

Wow boss, come on dude, get with the 21st Century.

Click on the first entry in the list. Scroll down to the bottom. Hold shift. Click on the last entry. Not that hard dude.
User avatar
Captain e_i_pi
 
Posts: 1773
Joined: Tue Feb 12, 2008 2:19 pm
Location: Corruption Capital of the world
Medals: 36
Standard Achievement (2) Doubles Achievement (3) Triples Achievement (3) Quadruples Achievement (3) Terminator Achievement (2)
Assassin Achievement (1) Freestyle Achievement (2) Fog of War Achievement (3) Speed Achievement (1) Cross-Map Achievement (3)
Ratings Achievement (3) Tournament Achievement (5) Clan Achievement (3) General Contribution (2)

Re: Consolidate map list [Done]

Postby Boss_oss_ss on Tue Dec 23, 2008 9:35 am

e_i_pi wrote:
Boss_oss_ss wrote:Also i feel that there should be a select all button on game finder........

Wow boss, come on dude, get with the 21st Century.

Click on the first entry in the list. Scroll down to the bottom. Hold shift. Click on the last entry. Not that hard dude.


I know ive been doing that, but if you do it mutiple times it gets annoying lol
Image
User avatar
Corporal Boss_oss_ss
 
Posts: 1003
Joined: Tue Mar 27, 2007 6:43 am
Location: England, next to Strider24!
Medals: 41
Standard Achievement (3) Doubles Achievement (1) Triples Achievement (1) Quadruples Achievement (1) Terminator Achievement (2)
Assassin Achievement (2) Manual Troops Achievement (1) Freestyle Achievement (2) Fog of War Achievement (2) Speed Achievement (2)
Cross-Map Achievement (3) Ratings Achievement (1) Tournament Achievement (1) General Achievement (3) Clan Achievement (3)
Tournament Contribution (13)

Re: Consolidate map list [Done]

Postby lackattack on Tue Dec 23, 2008 9:58 am

Perhaps we add a browse link that opens up a popup window with all map thumbnails?

Why select all maps, when you can select none? Are the instructions not clear?
if you have no preference for a particular criterion, just leave those boxes unchecked
User avatar
Private 1st Class lackattack
Retired Administrator
 
Posts: 6112
Joined: Sun Jan 01, 2006 10:34 pm
Location: Montreal, QC
Medals: 9
Standard Achievement (1) Doubles Achievement (1) Triples Achievement (1) Freestyle Achievement (1) Speed Achievement (1)
Teammate Achievement (1) Cross-Map Achievement (1) General Achievement (2)

Re: Consolidate map list [Done]

Postby e_i_pi on Tue Dec 23, 2008 10:04 am

lackattack wrote:Perhaps we add a browse link that opens up a popup window with all map thumbnails?

I think that would be a good idea. The wow factor (to quote gimil - hehe wow factor) of seeing ALL the maps at once is great. It shows clearly how much community involvement there is in the site, and it as good an advertisement as you could possibly get for the site.
User avatar
Captain e_i_pi
 
Posts: 1773
Joined: Tue Feb 12, 2008 2:19 pm
Location: Corruption Capital of the world
Medals: 36
Standard Achievement (2) Doubles Achievement (3) Triples Achievement (3) Quadruples Achievement (3) Terminator Achievement (2)
Assassin Achievement (1) Freestyle Achievement (2) Fog of War Achievement (3) Speed Achievement (1) Cross-Map Achievement (3)
Ratings Achievement (3) Tournament Achievement (5) Clan Achievement (3) General Contribution (2)

Re: Consolidate map list [Done]

Postby Natewolfman on Tue Dec 23, 2008 10:21 am

neat advancment, I think i personally would still have liked to see them separated into the 3 groups (easy, intermediate, difficult) as was dicussed at some point in the past, but that may be more difficult then it sounds lol just my thought
User avatar
Sergeant 1st Class Natewolfman
 
Posts: 4638
Joined: Wed Aug 29, 2007 6:37 pm
Location: omaha, NE
Medals: 75
Standard Achievement (3) Doubles Achievement (3) Triples Achievement (3) Quadruples Achievement (3) Terminator Achievement (2)
Assassin Achievement (2) Manual Troops Achievement (1) Freestyle Achievement (2) Nuclear Spoils Achievement (1) Fog of War Achievement (2)
Speed Achievement (1) Cross-Map Achievement (3) Ratings Achievement (3) Tournament Achievement (11) General Achievement (2)
Clan Achievement (2) Tournament Contribution (30) General Contribution (1)

Re: Consolidate map list [Done]

Postby Boss_oss_ss on Tue Dec 23, 2008 10:29 am

lackattack wrote:Why select all maps, when you can select none? Are the instructions not clear?
if you have no preference for a particular criterion, just leave those boxes unchecked


Lol where does it say that :S
Image
User avatar
Corporal Boss_oss_ss
 
Posts: 1003
Joined: Tue Mar 27, 2007 6:43 am
Location: England, next to Strider24!
Medals: 41
Standard Achievement (3) Doubles Achievement (1) Triples Achievement (1) Quadruples Achievement (1) Terminator Achievement (2)
Assassin Achievement (2) Manual Troops Achievement (1) Freestyle Achievement (2) Fog of War Achievement (2) Speed Achievement (2)
Cross-Map Achievement (3) Ratings Achievement (1) Tournament Achievement (1) General Achievement (3) Clan Achievement (3)
Tournament Contribution (13)

Re: Consolidate map list [Done]

Postby Natewolfman on Tue Dec 23, 2008 10:30 am

Boss_oss_ss wrote:
lackattack wrote:Why select all maps, when you can select none? Are the instructions not clear?
if you have no preference for a particular criterion, just leave those boxes unchecked


Lol where does it say that :S

"Search for games matching the following criteria (if you have no preference for a particular criterion, just leave those boxes unchecked)."

its above the grey search box
User avatar
Sergeant 1st Class Natewolfman
 
Posts: 4638
Joined: Wed Aug 29, 2007 6:37 pm
Location: omaha, NE
Medals: 75
Standard Achievement (3) Doubles Achievement (3) Triples Achievement (3) Quadruples Achievement (3) Terminator Achievement (2)
Assassin Achievement (2) Manual Troops Achievement (1) Freestyle Achievement (2) Nuclear Spoils Achievement (1) Fog of War Achievement (2)
Speed Achievement (1) Cross-Map Achievement (3) Ratings Achievement (3) Tournament Achievement (11) General Achievement (2)
Clan Achievement (2) Tournament Contribution (30) General Contribution (1)

Re: Consolidate map list [Done]

Postby Optimus Prime on Tue Dec 23, 2008 10:30 am

A browse all button is all you are missing I think, Lack. Otherwise, excellent improvement.
User avatar
Cadet Optimus Prime
Retired Administrator
 
Posts: 9751
Joined: Mon Mar 12, 2007 9:33 pm
Medals: 51
Standard Achievement (3) Doubles Achievement (2) Triples Achievement (1) Terminator Achievement (1) Speed Achievement (1)
Teammate Achievement (1) Cross-Map Achievement (3) Ratings Achievement (3) Tournament Achievement (1) General Achievement (2)
Tournament Contribution (30) General Contribution (3)

Re: Consolidate map list [Done]

Postby tlane on Tue Dec 23, 2008 10:49 am

wakka wrote:Ungh, why ?

Could there please come an option in your profile to set this back to original ?
I really don't like this.

Scroling ftw !


yeah i like the old game finder much better
Private tlane
 
Posts: 309
Joined: Wed Oct 22, 2008 7:11 pm
Location: NYC - sint maarten(sometimes)
Medals: 12
Standard Achievement (2) Doubles Achievement (1) Triples Achievement (1) Quadruples Achievement (1) Terminator Achievement (1)
Assassin Achievement (1) Speed Achievement (1) Cross-Map Achievement (1) Ratings Achievement (3)

Re: Consolidate map list [Done]

Postby jako on Tue Dec 23, 2008 11:26 am

I like the old way better. I much prefer scrolling the page with all the maps laid out. I hope we are given an option in control panel to either use this new way or use the original way.
Image

Time to retire this much loved sig of mine with a new clan.
User avatar
Lieutenant jako
 
Posts: 1022
Joined: Sun Jun 03, 2007 4:50 am
Location: A lost soul with no-one to stalk.
Medals: 12
Standard Achievement (2) Doubles Achievement (1) Triples Achievement (1) Quadruples Achievement (1) Terminator Achievement (1)
Fog of War Achievement (1) Cross-Map Achievement (1) Ratings Achievement (3) General Achievement (1)

Re: Consolidate map list [Done]

Postby Natewolfman on Tue Dec 23, 2008 11:36 am

I must say i like this ALOT more it makes tournament organizing a ton easier

Before - I would have to make a round with say 10 different maps id have to scroll up and down the list trying to find the correct map, sometimes glossing over it
Now - I simply go to the list and find the correct name, a ton easier on me :lol:
User avatar
Sergeant 1st Class Natewolfman
 
Posts: 4638
Joined: Wed Aug 29, 2007 6:37 pm
Location: omaha, NE
Medals: 75
Standard Achievement (3) Doubles Achievement (3) Triples Achievement (3) Quadruples Achievement (3) Terminator Achievement (2)
Assassin Achievement (2) Manual Troops Achievement (1) Freestyle Achievement (2) Nuclear Spoils Achievement (1) Fog of War Achievement (2)
Speed Achievement (1) Cross-Map Achievement (3) Ratings Achievement (3) Tournament Achievement (11) General Achievement (2)
Clan Achievement (2) Tournament Contribution (30) General Contribution (1)

Re: Consolidate map list [Done]

Postby Optimus Prime on Tue Dec 23, 2008 11:51 am

jako wrote:I like the old way better. I much prefer scrolling the page with all the maps laid out. I hope we are given an option in control panel to either use this new way or use the original way.

I'm not sure that Lack is all that keen on allowing people to switch back and forth. He hasn't ever given that option before except for a brief transition period with the site moving to AJAX.
User avatar
Cadet Optimus Prime
Retired Administrator
 
Posts: 9751
Joined: Mon Mar 12, 2007 9:33 pm
Medals: 51
Standard Achievement (3) Doubles Achievement (2) Triples Achievement (1) Terminator Achievement (1) Speed Achievement (1)
Teammate Achievement (1) Cross-Map Achievement (3) Ratings Achievement (3) Tournament Achievement (1) General Achievement (2)
Tournament Contribution (30) General Contribution (3)

Re: Consolidate map list [Done]

Postby luv2tri2 on Tue Dec 23, 2008 12:06 pm

I am usually a bitcher about some of the upgrades......but this one......this one is good. Thank you!
User avatar
Captain luv2tri2
 
Posts: 103
Joined: Mon Oct 02, 2006 2:52 pm
Location: Hi Score: 5,159 Conqueror in August 2007
Medals: 30
Standard Achievement (3) Doubles Achievement (2) Triples Achievement (2) Terminator Achievement (1) Assassin Achievement (2)
Manual Troops Achievement (2) Freestyle Achievement (3) Nuclear Spoils Achievement (1) Fog of War Achievement (2) Speed Achievement (3)
Teammate Achievement (1) Cross-Map Achievement (3) Ratings Achievement (3) Tournament Achievement (2)

Next

Return to Implemented Suggestions

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users

Login