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Role-playing Games's updated site theme is live!

bug accessibility Poor visibility of answers being accepted in search results Currently answers in search results break a base-level accessibility guideline: Success Criterion 1.4.1 Use of Color: ...
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Role-playing Games's updated site theme is live!

The transition between the main center pane and the darker header and sidebars is visually jarring, and looks like someone copy+pasted a white box on top of something else. The old theme uses a dark-...
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Role-playing Games's updated site theme is live!

For me, 25% less space for the question list and questions themselves I am actually one of the users who actually uses the site in a narrow window: you know, the folks for whom the old design “looked ...
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Can we make the dice bot more accessible?

Yes, let's do this. Make the d6 use numbers instead of pips. Theory background. Using text to represent graphics isn't really accessible, and tends to be done primarily because it “works” for people ...
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Can we make the dice bot more accessible?

(Foreword so I can actually sound trustworthy as I write about this: I've been an accessibility developer for the past few years doing things exactly like this.) We don't actually have to change the ...
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Updates to the site

status-completed We've got rid of Lucitana font and replaced it with Georgia. We haven't changed font size yet, only font face, because we want to see how this gonna work and if it's enough. You will ...
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19 votes

Role-playing Games's updated site theme is live!

Top bar looks weirdly blank It just looks strange, switching from one off-white paper-y color to a different one, and from a grid with images on it to a blank space, and it’s just so large with so ...
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Updates to the site

status-completed It's now fixed as of April 1. Questions with favorited tags are no longer being highlighted. It's difficult to get a good screenshot of this, but it's easy to check.
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Role-playing Games's updated site theme is live!

The “Top Questions” header looks out of place The site logo and the question titles are in serif fonts, and this is in a sans-serif font. It’s not the only thing on the page that is (the various ...
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Updates to the site

status-completed It's now fixed and will be live after our next production build. Post score and vote buttons are not aligned Post score and vote/favourite buttons are visually misaligned. Assuredly ...
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Role-playing Games's updated site theme is live!

status-completed The Meta theme is sans-serif The original Meta theme is serif, like the Main site theme. Though the beta theme for Main is serif, the beta theme for Meta is sans-serif.
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Where does the header banner image come from?

The header graphic is an original artwork by Dean Spencer, commissioned for RPG.se. It hasn't been used anywhere else. You can read more about our design in the original announcement unveiling the ...
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Updates to the site

status-completed It's now fixed and will be live after our next production build. Questions with new answers bar doesn’t stand out as well as it used to The gray doesn’t stand out well against the ...
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Role-playing Games's updated site theme is live!

status-planned - As of writing, this color isn't configurable per-site but most of the sites with non-white backgrounds for their content areas have the same concern. We'll be looking into making this ...
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11 votes

Updates to the site

status-completed It's now fixed and will be live after our next production build. Our main site's footer links are growing envious of the header and appear to be marching upward for battle. Please ...
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What does this site's logo mean?

The designer, Jin, explained a bit about it in the original post about it, Design for RPG.se: I'm also subtly using dice as recurring visual elements throughout the site, as seen as the logo, ...
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10 votes

Updates to the site

status-completed It's now fixed and will be live after our next production build. Cross-posted from our existing Q&A on the subject, to ensure it’s seen as part of this update. Heading margins ...
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Role-playing Games's updated site theme is live!

I did some editing in my own browser to see what some variants would look like. Crossed out ones aren't feasible under the new layout. 1. Header image flipped horizontally 2. Header image allowed to ...
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10 votes

Role-playing Games's updated site theme is live!

Why are we wasting 2 inches of screen space with an empty left sidebar? The site is about Q&A, use the space for the content please.
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9 votes

Role-playing Games's updated site theme is live!

Far too much waste of horizontal space. Why is there a column dedicated to Home, Questions, Tags, Users, Unanswered? Why are votes, answers, views aligned horizontally? This is more than a third of ...
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8 votes

Updates to the site

status-completed It's now fixed and will be live after our next production build. Post score looks greyed-out Post score text colour is technically identical to the outer-rim colour of the vote ...
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Can the main theme picture of the site be changed?

The top image is staying As we can see with the new beta site theme preview, we're keeping it: The top image is an original artwork by artist Dean Spencer, commissioned specifically for RPG.se at ...
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8 votes

Skin does not handle read-only mode well

This seems to be a simple CSS bug / typo in the RPG.SE style sheet. Specifically, the style declaration for #system-message here on RPG.SE says: ...
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8 votes

Role-playing Games's updated site theme is live!

On mobile (specifically mobile Safari for me), the review queues have buttons with white text over a pale gradient, giving too little contrast and making them slow to read accurately: (Since those ...
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8 votes

Role-playing Games's updated site theme is live!

It's too bright and it hurts my eyes. With no change in settings ( use this on a laptop and on a desktop; not a mobile user) the roll out is visually unappealing and too bright in comparison to the ...
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7 votes

Updates to the site

status-completed It is now fixed and will be live after production build. Margins on lists create empty space in quote box If you put a list inside a quotebox (i.e. start each bullet point with ...
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Please fix the spacing for our header styles (it's backwards) and our H3 sizing. Fix suggested inside

Thank you, SE devs! With the redesign (and some prodding from KRyan) we finally have well-spaced headings and a distinctive H3 for the first time! (since beta) Whether or not it suits our individual ...
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7 votes

Role-playing Games's updated site theme is live!

bug Headings are a bit closer closer to the line above than the line below. See: Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Sed egestas sem nec lorem ullamcorper, ut suscipit ligula ...
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7 votes

Role-playing Games's updated site theme is live!

The Role-Playing Games title image looks blurry because of the boarder, almost as if the image was badly scaled up. Just blow up the image 300% and see.
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Can the main theme picture of the site be changed?

While the image features a juxtaposition of fantasy (the dragon) and sci-fi (the people shooting it with a laser), nothing about that makes me think "not RPG". It certainly isn't a scene that would ...
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