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  1. 1. Suggestions you like

    • Having a centred and responsive site
    • Having the News page as the main page
    • Having the About info in a panel on all the main pages
    • Combining the Download sections
    • Having a mobile version of the site
    • Having Tapatalk enabled


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I think it's good as it is.

The only thing it needs is a mobile version. That's it.

"I really perceive that vanity about which most men merely prate — the vanity of the human or temporal life. I live continually in a reverie of the future. I have no faith in human perfectibility. I think that human exertion will have no appreciable effect upon humanity. Man is now only more active — not more happy — nor more wise, than he was 6000 years ago. The result will never vary — and to suppose that it will, is to suppose that the foregone man has lived in vain — that the foregone time is but the rudiment of the future — that the myriads who have perished have not been upon equal footing with ourselves — nor are we with our posterity. I cannot agree to lose sight of man the individual, in man the mass."...

- 2 July 1844 letter to James Russell Lowell from Edgar Allan Poe.

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The page should really be centered though. Also maybe have the background image fade to black/bg colour on the bottom and sides. Just aesthetics.

"My milkshake bringeth all ye gentlefolk to the yard. Verily 'tis better than thine, I would teach thee, but I must levy a fee."

"When Kleiner showed me the sky-line of New York I told him that man is like the coral insect—designed to build vast, beautiful, mineral things for the moon to delight in after he is dead."

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This is what the site looks on my screen right now:

 

 

Where's the background image?

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It looks like this for me: bbqh.png

 

Notice the randomized images that come up in the upper part of the site. There are about 5 various images.

"I really perceive that vanity about which most men merely prate — the vanity of the human or temporal life. I live continually in a reverie of the future. I have no faith in human perfectibility. I think that human exertion will have no appreciable effect upon humanity. Man is now only more active — not more happy — nor more wise, than he was 6000 years ago. The result will never vary — and to suppose that it will, is to suppose that the foregone man has lived in vain — that the foregone time is but the rudiment of the future — that the myriads who have perished have not been upon equal footing with ourselves — nor are we with our posterity. I cannot agree to lose sight of man the individual, in man the mass."...

- 2 July 1844 letter to James Russell Lowell from Edgar Allan Poe.

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It should really be centered. This discussion is tightly related to overall PR and presentation for new players. With a non-centered site, I feel a bit like I've stumbled upon some relic from the 90's, which definitely isn't what you want new players to feel, if even for half a second.

"My milkshake bringeth all ye gentlefolk to the yard. Verily 'tis better than thine, I would teach thee, but I must levy a fee."

"When Kleiner showed me the sky-line of New York I told him that man is like the coral insect—designed to build vast, beautiful, mineral things for the moon to delight in after he is dead."

https://soundcloud.com/paralytik

 

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Ah now I can replicate this. I switched from main page to media page. And after switching back to main page I lost the bg image and the red medal on the right.

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On my PC the banner worked - I don't know why it was disappearing on my laptop. Maybe because I clicked "view image" in the media section and then got back via browser and so it failed to load the banner..? Dunno. :mellow:

 

Centering the page? Nice! I would also try to use a google font on this, instead of arial. You use already your own font for the navigation, so I would not use two different fonts again for the content, instead use one font for the content which brings different sets (bold, italic, ...) and without serifes. You can explore them here: https://www.google.com/fonts

 

Another sketch plus look how fresh this looks with a slightly changed font like the ones in the picture. Free on google fonts. :)

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"Einen giftigen Trank aus Kräutern und Wurzeln für die närrischen Städter wollen wir brauen." - Text aus einem verlassenen Heidenlager

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