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Offline Jo5hua

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The ModSite just got reviewed on YouTube!
« on: January 15, 2015, 06:39:24 am »
So I just got the message today and saw the link.. I'd be lying if I said my heart didn't queeze just a little bit. Almost felt like touching down in a skyranger for that first .. night mission.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6kZBV7V2fTs

(*cough* some things to fix. *cough*)

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Re: The ModSite just got reviewed on YouTube!
« Reply #1 on: January 15, 2015, 07:48:49 am »
He picked a really under provisioned mod to try to get a feel for too... so a lot of his instant criticism is a bit off the mark.

I really think the Modsite is outstanding overall. :)

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Re: The ModSite just got reviewed on YouTube!
« Reply #2 on: January 15, 2015, 10:14:46 am »
Yes, so you admit it's all your fault!

*hides*

Thanks! I still have that podcast idea in the backburner... wonder if it would be popular or a demand for it :P

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Re: The ModSite just got reviewed on YouTube!
« Reply #3 on: January 15, 2015, 02:27:26 pm »
Yes, so you admit it's all your fault!

*hides*


Actually, it was Ryskeliini's mod.  I deny everything. ;)


Cheers, Ivan :D

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Re: The ModSite just got reviewed on YouTube!
« Reply #4 on: January 15, 2015, 04:40:33 pm »
He picked a really under provisioned mod to try to get a feel for too... so a lot of his instant criticism is a bit off the mark.

Some of its criticism is irrelevant, like the look being outdated (it's a 20 year old game) but I agree with him regarding the download Mod box - it gets annoying when you're trying to read something and it floats down to cover it.

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Re: The ModSite just got reviewed on YouTube!
« Reply #5 on: January 15, 2015, 07:43:38 pm »
It's kind of odd seeing someone look at the site without having gotten there thru openxcom.org but aside from the "dated" comment he seemed to understand that if you were familiar with the game the mods were for they would make sense.

... but of course he picked one without a link to it's discussion in the forum :/

As for the download link that chases you, in general it's an annoying thing for websites to do, but this is one of the least obtrusive examples of it that I've come across.

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Re: The ModSite just got reviewed on YouTube!
« Reply #6 on: January 16, 2015, 09:45:59 am »
I actually think the same thing about the little box.. I just sacrificed an "oh thats cool!" over user experience. I will be disabling it though! Any more ideas are welcome :)

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Re: The ModSite just got reviewed on YouTube!
« Reply #7 on: January 16, 2015, 09:50:32 am »
make a "x" button that "closes" the downloadbox -> so it jumps back (and stays) at the top of the page (at least for the session .. do you use cookies?)

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Re: The ModSite just got reviewed on YouTube!
« Reply #8 on: January 19, 2015, 10:23:24 pm »
make a "x" button that "closes" the downloadbox -> so it jumps back (and stays) at the top of the page (at least for the session .. do you use cookies?)

Hmm good idea! Yes I cookies are used for user logins. That's all though. Everything else is done behind the scenes.

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Re: The ModSite just got reviewed on YouTube!
« Reply #9 on: January 19, 2015, 11:16:07 pm »
Jo5hua, something mildly annoying is that when I'm on My Mods section, when I click on the Details/Images/Files buttons it opens the main page instead of my intended destination.

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Re: The ModSite just got reviewed on YouTube!
« Reply #10 on: January 20, 2015, 12:50:28 am »
Jo5hua, something mildly annoying is that when I'm on My Mods section, when I click on the Details/Images/Files buttons it opens the main page instead of my intended destination.

Hmm.. I will take a look! By any chance is this happening when you are using Firefox? Or Chrome? Thanks!

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Re: The ModSite just got reviewed on YouTube!
« Reply #11 on: January 20, 2015, 01:17:17 am »
Hmm.. I will take a look! By any chance is this happening when you are using Firefox? Or Chrome? Thanks!

Yeah, I use Chrome (not for long though, I suspect)

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Re: The ModSite just got reviewed on YouTube!
« Reply #12 on: January 20, 2015, 01:19:28 am »
Very weird, I will look into it!