(this is a re-send, my first try got moderated)
On 10/21/2009 04:54 PM, Máirín Duffy wrote:
On 10/17/2009 01:41 PM, Bruno Wolff III wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 16, 2009 at 14:46:57 -0400,
> Máirín Duffy <mairin(a)linuxgrrl.com> wrote:
>> Here's my work-in-progress so far for the front page of the Games
>> Spin. What do you think?
(The url got quoted out but for reference it's
> I think it mostly looks good. I think the images are easier to get at a
> glance than the Wesnoth one I picked. I had been thinking I only had one
> image and that it would be a lot bigger. It wouldn't be understandable
> if shrunk that small.
Yeh, I played with it using the same format as the other spin details'
pages but even with a larger size screenshot, the details of the Wesnoth
screenshot were a little lost. I felt like splitting out into 3
screenshot in the case of the Games spin made sense since many different
games are really central to the spin.
> There is some artifact in the images as they show up on that page. I am
> not sure if it is something with being in the mock up or if the final
> version will also have the same artifact. The upper half of each image
> appears to be brighter than the lower half with a clear line separating
> the two parts.
The fade-out to white on the bottom? It's a design element I'm trying to
apply to all the banners (see the FEL and LXDE banners further up the
page) but it might not work very well for the particular design I went with.
> My only other concern is that you picked three 3d games. None of those
> are going to work for people that have nvidia graphics cards off the
> dvd. They will be usable with proprietary drivers if they actually install
> Fedora and then get the needed drivers from rpmfusion. This is more of
> a marketting question, so I don't think I know the right answer. But I did
> want to let you know about the limitation in case that affects what you
> think is best.
Can you give me examples of games included in the spin that have
compelling artwork that doesn't rqeuire 3d? I'm mostly looking for
eye-candy to rope folks in :)