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Faceboard (XenForo Edition) [WIP]

Discussion in 'Resource Discussions [Archive]' started by TheRevTastic, Jun 6, 2011.

  1. TheRevTastic

    TheRevTastic Well-Known Member

    Well I made two skins Faceboard and Faceboard Green for IP.Board, but now that I have a license I will also be making these skins for XenForo.

    If you haven't seen the Faceboard skins yet here is an image of the IP.Board version.

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    Now there will be some changes to the skin, mainly the sidebar will be on the left instead of the right, and some other cool new features.

    Tell me what you guys think :).

    Also this skin will be paid, but not much, probably the same price as the IP.Board version and it will be released at www.InvisixenSkins.com when it is back up and running with it's new design and system :).
     
  2. Erik

    Erik Well-Known Member

    Oh god why?
     
  3. TheRevTastic

    TheRevTastic Well-Known Member

    Lolz, it has sold pretty good on IP.Board, and well my skinning site is supposed to be doing XF now, so why not bring my best seller over?
     
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  4. Brett Peters

    Brett Peters Well-Known Member

    Although I am surprised I also agree :eek:
     
  5. DSF

    DSF Well-Known Member

    I think to imitate facebook is a bad idea.
    A forum etc., must have their own distinctive character.
     
  6. ragtek

    ragtek Guest

  7. TheRevTastic

    TheRevTastic Well-Known Member

    Well really, the only thing that the skin and facebook have in common is the logo placement and color scheme, but you can't own colors :p.
     
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  8. ragtek

    ragtek Guest

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  9. Wuebit

    Wuebit Well-Known Member

    LOL /agree couldn't of said it better myself :D
     
  10. TheRevTastic

    TheRevTastic Well-Known Member

  11. Forsaken

    Forsaken Well-Known Member

    I really dislike that you've done nothing original with the Facebook concept...
     
  12. TheRevTastic

    TheRevTastic Well-Known Member

    Um, I did say I will be adding a lot of cool things which pretty much means original, did I not?
     
  13. Forsaken

    Forsaken Well-Known Member

    Unless its a complete re-design that took Facebook as a concept for an original piece (inspiration) it will still be a mimic of the Facebook style.
     
  14. Panupat

    Panupat Well-Known Member

    :O I think if facebook is the concept, staying close to the original isn't too bad.

    I remember this style from IPB. I hope your work goes well Rev.
     
  15. TheRevTastic

    TheRevTastic Well-Known Member

    Just like a gaming skin about cod will be a mimic of the cod game.

    Thank you :).
     
  16. Forsaken

    Forsaken Well-Known Member

    Its more an issue of the whole inspiration/ripped debate.

    I actually do not like when people do not do anything original with their work, and just mimic/copy someone elses style. It isn't artistic in the slightest, and it shows a lack of originality and seeing designers do it just bothers me. What is the point of designing something when it is someone elses vision?

    Because a style based off of a game would still be a completely original style that is that persons vision, and only uses elements or imagery (which will either be original or stock) in the making of it. Mimicking someone elses UI without any original changes is nothing more than a port of their design.
     
  17. TheRevTastic

    TheRevTastic Well-Known Member

    I never mimicked the UI though, the only thing that is similar is the GUI which is the colors, when thousands of other sites use as well.
     
  18. Martyn

    Martyn Active Member

    people may like the style, it is good, and just change it to suit them
     
  19. Sylar

    Sylar Well-Known Member

    I actually very much like it and look forward to seeing it's release. It would be very cool to see it live on a site, as the entire software emits a facebook-like feel. Not sure what genera could use it, but I'll think of something :)
     
  20. Shamufish

    Shamufish Member

    I didn't realize it until now, but the 'usuals' on this forum all seem to be hardcore designers willing to kill each other over a shade of cyan or something.

    Personally I think it's a fun idea and actually quite funny, not sure why all the outrage :p
     

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