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Nalia White
Tencus
#581 - 2011-12-01 17:36:10 UTC
i am buffled with the 6%... i think it's waaaaay more than that oO

i mean when i first logged in the chat was all about the new font and how the people didn't like it. not one other topic about the rest of the expansion which is mindblowingly good! all about the font... 6% is way to optimistic Roll

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bonoMonsterK
Perkone
Caldari State
#582 - 2011-12-01 17:41:50 UTC
6% is nonsense :D It's 4/5 posts or something like that . That font is as someone already mention like from 20 years old game, I just cant belive its still there :( .
Dinta Zembo
Tea. Earl Grey. Cold.
#583 - 2011-12-01 20:23:39 UTC
Scortched Merc wrote:
I'm going to go plant a tent in the park across the street at CCP!!!



I lol'd
Oylmpia
Brutor Tribe
Minmatar Republic
#584 - 2011-12-01 21:41:53 UTC  |  Edited by: Oylmpia
bonoMonsterK wrote:
6% is nonsense :D It's 4/5 posts or something like that . That font is as someone already mention like from 20 years old game, I just cant belive its still there :( .


If the new front is from a 20 year old game, then the new old font (there was a better, earlier font before the new old one) was from a game played with sticks and cones.. in other words, ancient!
Psychophantic
#585 - 2011-12-01 21:54:15 UTC
The road to hell is paved with good intentions.
Jodis Talvanen
State War Academy
Caldari State
#586 - 2011-12-01 21:58:53 UTC
6% reporting in
Razin
The Scope
#587 - 2011-12-01 22:04:20 UTC
Archa4 Badasaz wrote:
Can someone of those who love this new font change your graphic settings to 1024x768 and windowed, and tell how do you find this new font then? Especially the overview window...

Hey, I tried it on this old TV and you're right! This font is terrible!
Frederick Khurlheim
the mittani sends his regards
#588 - 2011-12-01 22:16:12 UTC
New font is far more legible for me, especially in nullsec, where the old system names were rubbish. Is that a 6 or a G? A 0 or an O? Who knows! Now it's very clear, which is much appreciated.
Trainwreck McGee
Doomheim
#589 - 2011-12-01 22:23:17 UTC
Razin wrote:
Archa4 Badasaz wrote:
Can someone of those who love this new font change your graphic settings to 1024x768 and windowed, and tell how do you find this new font then? Especially the overview window...

Hey, I tried it on this old TV and you're right! This font is terrible!


I went to my 92 year old grandmas house and tried it on her Samtron CRT and it does look like ****.

she says she is getting rid of 3 of her 4 EVE accounts until CCP gets there darn tootin act together.

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Archa4 Badasaz
Vangazhi
#590 - 2011-12-01 22:27:02 UTC
Trainwreck McGee wrote:
Razin wrote:
Archa4 Badasaz wrote:
Can someone of those who love this new font change your graphic settings to 1024x768 and windowed, and tell how do you find this new font then? Especially the overview window...

Hey, I tried it on this old TV and you're right! This font is terrible!


I went to my 92 year old grandmas house and tried it on her Samtron CRT and it does look like ****.

she says she is getting rid of 3 of her 4 EVE accounts until CCP gets there darn tootin act together.


Yeah very funny :) I laughed so hard...

Seriously I like to play this game on my laptop... I like to play this game where ever I want (using laptop) , not sitting in one place for hours (desktop)...
Jougal
Sebiestor Tribe
Minmatar Republic
#591 - 2011-12-01 22:31:04 UTC  |  Edited by: Jougal
I think its great that CCP finally addressed the 0O issues the old font had. However, forcing everyone to use a different font that solves a problem was inevitably going to cause alot of heartache. How CCP didnt see this coming is beyond me. The solution should have been to give us several fonts that could distinguish the difference between 0 O, and allow us to choose the one that suited us the best. I suffer from Dyslexia and the new font makes the game almost unplayable for me. My eyes start to literally vibrate in thier sockets after reading the new font for more than a few moments.

The solution to this problem and most problems you (CCP) encounter should generally involve the question:

How can we empower our customers to do more with our game content after the solution?

The answer should almost always be: give them more options.

By simply adding 5 fonts and a drop down box in the settings to choose one. You could have solved the same problem and avoided 99% of the hate on the forums now being issued at the new singluar font.

I dont know who comes up with your development planning but whoever it was let us down. And they let CCP down and they let themself down.

Good effort.
But.
Please try harder CCP.
Mal Darkrunner
Deep Core Mining Inc.
Caldari State
#592 - 2011-12-01 22:34:34 UTC
After a quick-and-dirty count of the posts in this thread, of the nearly 300 characters who have posted, I count roughly 45% of characters for the new font/scaling/UI, 42% against it and 13% trolling/offtopic/no opinions.
Psychophantic
#593 - 2011-12-01 22:40:05 UTC
Two accounts unsubbed.

Might return when this issue receives more attention than a condescending dev saying that we're an insignificant minority.
Fraa Bjorn
Cell 317
#594 - 2011-12-01 22:42:23 UTC
I'm OK with the font, but it is way way too large.
To give a specific example, to me (on 1920x1080) I get a good sized font in the chat when I press the little [A-]. That size would be good to have throughout the UI.
HOWEVER - even in my chat-example, while the size of that font is good, it's too w-i-d-e, reminds me of Courier.
PLEASE CCP! Are you using truetype fonts? If so let us drop our own .ttf's in a folder for the game to use. You won't have to care about licensing then...
I've tried UI scaling to 90%, but that introduces other problems in the unreadable-department.
A corp-mate of mine reports that he gets a headache reading the new font, but I dunno how to quantify that...

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Oylmpia
Brutor Tribe
Minmatar Republic
#595 - 2011-12-01 23:02:04 UTC
Mal Darkrunner wrote:
After a quick-and-dirty count of the posts in this thread, of the nearly 300 characters who have posted, I count roughly 45% of characters for the new font/scaling/UI, 42% against it and 13% trolling/offtopic/no opinions.


Most likely the majority is happy and keeps on playing.

The usual suspects hanging on forums post positive opinions and then the small % of haters come all here and exaggerate the amount of negative opinions.
Zifrian
Aideron Robotics
#596 - 2011-12-01 23:32:52 UTC
Still don't like it. I changed my scaling, settings etc. It just looks horrible. Love how my blueprints look like this now:
Hammerhe
ad I Bluepr
int

I play 1920x1080 and I have a new system. Just looks like a 3yr old on a commodore 64 made this. Are you seriously all playing the same game? I can understand the need for making a font readable, but why can't we have options? I could read the old font just fine. Considering almost every other MMO has custom UI's and we are stuck with this, is it too much to ask for say, 3 fonts to choose from?

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Laegor Stormborn
Ginnunga Industries
#597 - 2011-12-01 23:51:06 UTC
New font is terrible. Fix it.
bonoMonsterK
Perkone
Caldari State
#598 - 2011-12-02 00:07:50 UTC
Oylmpia wrote:
Mal Darkrunner wrote:
After a quick-and-dirty count of the posts in this thread, of the nearly 300 characters who have posted, I count roughly 45% of characters for the new font/scaling/UI, 42% against it and 13% trolling/offtopic/no opinions.


Most likely the majority is happy and keeps on playing.

The usual suspects hanging on forums post positive opinions and then the small % of haters come all here and exaggerate the amount of negative opinions.


Well I think that majority don't believe that posting on forums could help solve this, so they don't even bother . Seriously nobody playing "lower res" like 1024*768 / 1152*864 can't say that font is ok. I saw some pics of ppl playing eve on high res and yes it's not that bad but on these lower ones it's just absolutely terrible. Just try it yourself .
Cozmik R5
Chez Stan
#599 - 2011-12-02 00:19:03 UTC
30 pages of the "Font" thread... the hard-headedness of the average EVE forum whiner knows no limits!

Here, have some cheese.

Try not. Do. Or do not. There is no try.

Jodis Talvanen
State War Academy
Caldari State
#600 - 2011-12-02 00:32:03 UTC
I don't think CCP's attitude is right. Even if the 6% figure is true 6% is not at all a neglectable percentage. In fact, the BEST course of action should be CCP giving us OPTIONS of choosing the new and the old font. Anything less is just excuse and incompetence.

No excuse CCP. Just do your job and DELIVER. In fact, which CCP dev is in charge of UI and fonts?