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Re: Steam News & Updates

Post by Mantis » Thu Sep 05, 2019 1:38 pm

The screenshots look rather messy. I have the current version set to display in the most basic format possible with just a list of all my games set alphabetised category. I really don't want any more guff than that on my library page.

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Re: Steam News & Updates

Post by DjchunKfunK » Mon Sep 16, 2019 9:52 am

The new Steam Library launches into beta tomorrow, prepare for wailing and gnashing of teeth.

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Re: Steam News & Updates

Post by Medicine Man » Mon Sep 16, 2019 2:30 pm

It's going to break my fancy-dan skin isn't it. I'll have to go back to the *shudder* default. How vulgar. :-&

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Re: Steam News & Updates

Post by DjchunKfunK » Mon Sep 16, 2019 3:15 pm

Which skin do you use?

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Re: Steam News & Updates

Post by Achtung Englander » Mon Sep 16, 2019 3:27 pm

you racist !
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Re: Steam News & Updates

Post by Medicine Man » Mon Sep 16, 2019 6:50 pm

DjchunKfunK wrote:
Mon Sep 16, 2019 3:15 pm
Which skin do you use?
Metro for Steam. I believe its no longer in active development but there has been unofficial patches to keep it smart and tidy with any UI updates. Fingers crossed someone can be arsed this time around.

I might have a look again and what's doing the rounds as it seems that all the older skins I've used in the past are no longer being developed.

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Re: Steam News & Updates

Post by DjchunKfunK » Mon Sep 16, 2019 9:00 pm

Same as me, good choice.

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Re: Steam News & Updates

Post by Medicine Man » Tue Sep 17, 2019 1:21 pm

High five! :D

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Re: Steam News & Updates

Post by Achtung Englander » Tue Sep 17, 2019 3:46 pm

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Re: Steam News & Updates

Post by DjchunKfunK » Tue Sep 17, 2019 6:32 pm

So much press over a few people complaining on Twitter. There have also been developers saying they haven't noticed any change in their wish-list numbers.

Elsewhere the new library is out.

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You can do stuff like create shelves.

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Seems pretty neat.

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Re: Steam News & Updates

Post by Mantis » Tue Sep 17, 2019 6:44 pm

Is that "what's new" pane pulling the recently released titles from your library or is it basically just a segment of the store for stuff you don't own that's been crammed into the top of the library page?

The customisation for categories looks like it might be a bit neater but I'm not keen on having so much screen space taken up by the huge artwork icons.

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Re: Steam News & Updates

Post by DjchunKfunK » Tue Sep 17, 2019 7:46 pm

Considering beforehand it was just a wall of fairly useless text I think it's being put to better use here. Being able to have games I've played recently right there instead of using the shortcut off the Steam icon in the taskbar is really useful. The What's New appears to just be pulling in news about games I own.

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Re: Steam News & Updates

Post by Medicine Man » Tue Sep 17, 2019 7:47 pm

Just a quick post to confirm that it is indeed knackered in the Metro skin.

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Re: Steam News & Updates

Post by Mantis » Tue Sep 17, 2019 7:52 pm

Is it possible to recreate the list view option from the current version? I haven't used the naff detailed pane in years.

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Re: Steam News & Updates

Post by Achtung Englander » Tue Sep 17, 2019 11:06 pm

just been upgraded

I really like it a lot
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