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SbuxBlaze

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PostSubject: Competition - Redesign Galaxy GUI (Unlimited Sub. Prize) January 25th 2009, 5:22 pm

The look of Galaxy GUI has becoming boring and outdated, a deskmodding site needs to look good! It's time this site gets a new look and we want you to help design it for us!
Members of the community, you guys, get a chance to create a mock-up of how YOU would like to see Galaxy GUI!

If your design is chosen and used, the winner will be rewarded with a prize of an unlimited subscription!

There are a few guidelines for you to follow should you wish to participate in this competition

Guidelines

- The design must look like a forum and be possible to make
- Please include at least 2 designs, one of the front page, and one of the pages where there are posts from users
- Submissions deadline will be February 20th, 2009
- You submission absolutely MUST have all the images you used in the creation separately (e.x., banner image, button images, etc) AND an overall preview

Good Luck and I hope there are some willing participants! happy

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PostSubject: Re: Competition - Redesign Galaxy GUI (Unlimited Sub. Prize) January 26th 2009, 12:38 am

it's been 2 years since i've last designed something that could be called a webiste :| ...
i'll see if i can contribute with something nice.. but keep the prize for you smile, rather become a paid subscriptor happy
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PostSubject: Re: Competition - Redesign Galaxy GUI (Unlimited Sub. Prize) January 26th 2009, 5:09 am

Umm...is staff allowed to participate? lol
If so I'll try my hand at this, been awhile since I messed with forum skins
Also if for some odd reason I do win you can give the 6 bucks to yourself wink
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PostSubject: Re: Competition - Redesign Galaxy GUI (Unlimited Sub. Prize) January 26th 2009, 6:58 am

$6! lol

Might have a go all the same happy I do think a paid subscription would be a better prize though tongue
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PostSubject: Re: Competition - Redesign Galaxy GUI (Unlimited Sub. Prize) January 26th 2009, 10:53 am

randomus_r wrote:

I do think a paid subscription would be a better prize though
+1

A question : do we need to post a preview only? because I can make like whole theme with buttons and things...(I mean its only ready to upload images and link them)
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PostSubject: Re: Competition - Redesign Galaxy GUI (Unlimited Sub. Prize) January 26th 2009, 12:07 pm

Quick question - What sort of limitations do we have with the forum? I mean, there's no point in us doing brilliant designs and then you turning around and saying actually we can't do that 'cause the forum won't allow us. Is the current layout the only way to do it? And what sort of bits are images or coded? smile
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PostSubject: Re: Competition - Redesign Galaxy GUI (Unlimited Sub. Prize) January 26th 2009, 12:39 pm

six dollars hahaha oh lordy.

i donno why youre so hell-bent on changing the look of the site so often.
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PostSubject: Re: Competition - Redesign Galaxy GUI (Unlimited Sub. Prize) January 26th 2009, 2:13 pm

By popular demand I changed the prize to a 6 month subscription, an $11 value lol
And the limitations would not be a lot actually, just that navbar would need to be in place

@hisoka, you need both the images and a preview, or else it would not be possible to do
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PostSubject: Re: Competition - Redesign Galaxy GUI (Unlimited Sub. Prize) January 27th 2009, 6:13 pm

Do we post the previews in this topic?
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PostSubject: Re: Competition - Redesign Galaxy GUI (Unlimited Sub. Prize) January 27th 2009, 8:58 pm

Yeah
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PostSubject: Re: Competition - Redesign Galaxy GUI (Unlimited Sub. Prize) January 28th 2009, 7:23 am


Still in process

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PostSubject: Re: Competition - Redesign Galaxy GUI (Unlimited Sub. Prize) February 8th 2009, 11:04 am



All i have for the time being happy more too come wink please view in full size btw else it looks shoot worried

did some more happy



and somemores happy



but idk if that is possible lol... might take some smart hacking to do it (again view in full or else its shizz
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PostSubject: Re: Competition - Redesign Galaxy GUI (Unlimited Sub. Prize) February 8th 2009, 1:17 pm

hold up should we include a html with that?
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PostSubject: Re: Competition - Redesign Galaxy GUI (Unlimited Sub. Prize) February 8th 2009, 1:21 pm

no just images and files once your tottaly done. post WIP tho so other people can comment. Us admins will do the coding wink

btw, heres some more work i did happy

http://www.imagedash.com/uploads/cqs1234113599z.png
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PostSubject: Re: Competition - Redesign Galaxy GUI (Unlimited Sub. Prize) February 8th 2009, 3:12 pm

Wow they rock!

Alx, i think you need to work on the colours you use, i'm finding the black on dark blue/purple a bit headachy.

Hisoka, black and white is very cool!
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PostSubject: Re: Competition - Redesign Galaxy GUI (Unlimited Sub. Prize) February 8th 2009, 3:14 pm

i love hisoka's approach happy
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PostSubject: Re: Competition - Redesign Galaxy GUI (Unlimited Sub. Prize) February 8th 2009, 3:41 pm

@everybody: lol, im skinning different elements and pasting them on. Blur out the current stuff and only look at the stuff that has been changed. I will work more on the different elements of the page later. No black bg btw wink
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PostSubject: Re: Competition - Redesign Galaxy GUI (Unlimited Sub. Prize) February 8th 2009, 3:56 pm

alxmarcond wrote:
@everybody: lol, im skinning different elements and pasting them on. Blur out the current stuff and only look at the stuff that has been changed. I will work more on the different elements of the page later. No black bg btw wink

Oooooh Ok then i'm on board for either yours or Hisoka's wink
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PostSubject: Re: Competition - Redesign Galaxy GUI (Unlimited Sub. Prize) February 8th 2009, 4:22 pm

Gonna work on mine soon, I have some neat ideas in my head happy
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PostSubject: Re: Competition - Redesign Galaxy GUI (Unlimited Sub. Prize) February 8th 2009, 6:29 pm

Looking awesome!
I didn't check this thread in a while, and I have to say there are some nice designs happy

As for the banner + navbar, i THINK it might be possible. If we placed the navbar right next to the banner and used the same size
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PostSubject: Re: Competition - Redesign Galaxy GUI (Unlimited Sub. Prize) February 8th 2009, 6:32 pm

should we include a .PSD just incase you guys want to edit it ? worried
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PostSubject: Re: Competition - Redesign Galaxy GUI (Unlimited Sub. Prize) February 8th 2009, 6:47 pm

Anything's welcome! Especially a PSD tongue
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PostSubject: Re: Competition - Redesign Galaxy GUI (Unlimited Sub. Prize) February 8th 2009, 7:20 pm

SbuxBlaze wrote:
Looking awesome!
I didn't check this thread in a while, and I have to say there are some nice designs happy

As for the banner + navbar, i THINK it might be possible. If we placed the navbar right next to the banner and used the same size

thats what i was thinking wink
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PostSubject: Re: Competition - Redesign Galaxy GUI (Unlimited Sub. Prize) February 8th 2009, 11:00 pm

This is just my WIP for the GGUI theme contest please leave some suggestions happy
CLICK THE IMAGE FOR HIGHER QUALITY VIEW YOU NEED TO SEE THE LITTLE DETAILS happy

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PostSubject: Re: Competition - Redesign Galaxy GUI (Unlimited Sub. Prize) February 8th 2009, 11:03 pm

This design looks perfect as-is. If the site does need to be redesigned, I think it should be much bigger than an $11 project. Otherwise, I say it should stay just like this.
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