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Offline eleison

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Players - HUD option
« on: August 12, 2023, 05:50:46 PM »
Could we introduce an option in the in-game interface that displays all player names in the bottom corner of the screen? The names should be colored to match the players' colors and should indicate which team they are on or if they are observers. This would eliminate the need to click the allies tab to determine a player's color. Such a feature would enhance both game streaming and recording experiences. ^-^

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Re: Players - HUD option
« Reply #1 on: August 13, 2023, 01:42:18 PM »
yes its easy but imagine size of this shit
8 players writen with 8 pixels height
at least 64 pixels height - this is 2 in game tiles
(or even more - no one would want them to be written so close to each other without even 1 pixel gap)
and about width is even more fucked up
players can have long name and each letter somewhat like 6 to 8 pixels size
so in the end u can get some shit like 400x64 in size or something
if its constanly shown on your screen it will be so fucked up
dunno maybe make it shown by pressing some hotkey (i can do it)

also i can show obs or not and ONLY starting teams (if they was choosen in lobby using menu on left not tvb teams)
because if i show current teams by ally status
then someone changed mid game it can be very fucked up
for example some 2 players give ally to each other but other players in their team dont, so now those players is like 3rd team or what?
and many others fucked up stuff like that can happen in game

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Re: Players - HUD option
« Reply #2 on: August 16, 2023, 08:32:37 AM »
I'm playing in HD, so I think it wouldn't be too big, at least worth a test. Also you could set a limit of how long the text is allowed to be, since in most cases you only need to see the first part of the name.
Also maybe it is better to write out the color of the player instead of changing the color of the text, it might be too disturbing with too much colors, hard to know without testing.

Thanks for taking your time Mistral and look into this, much appreciated!  :newthumbsup:

Offline Harrywangs

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Re: Players - HUD option
« Reply #3 on: August 19, 2023, 04:12:53 PM »
Need a drop down like obs/colors that players can use that says BRB in game channel thingy, Lol

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Re: Players - HUD option
« Reply #4 on: October 03, 2023, 02:27:13 PM »
Mistral, would you have time to add show players option to the hud?

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Re: Players - HUD option
« Reply #5 on: October 03, 2023, 03:58:54 PM »
maybe a little later