Hot answers tagged

73 votes

Worldbuilding Site Design

Suggestion: add a planetary ring to the logo I like the logo but feel like it doesn't have much of a silhouette, which makes it seem very generic at smaller sizes. The fact that the colours start to ...
user avatar
  • 5,505
62 votes

Save The Robot!

Some history Let me start with a story. Back - what, three and a half years ago? almost four - in the mists of ancient time, a strange site wandered into private and then public beta. We weren't like ...
user avatar
  • 97.4k
26 votes

Brainstorming Worldbuilding Site Design

So, I think Monica and Frostfyre are on to something, but here's some ideas straight from my head to the paper to here: So this is a rough concept of an icon I came up with. In the center it's half a ...
user avatar
  • 19.9k
23 votes

Brainstorming Worldbuilding Site Design

Personally, I think it would be great fun to have something like one of these two images for the background: The first one identifies our purpose as Worldbuilders in that we build worlds, often with ...
user avatar
  • 24.9k
22 votes

Worldbuilding's updated site theme is live for everyone!

It's a small thing, but could we have the stars back in the footer? To me that helped convey that our unfinished world was out there in space somewhere. Old footer: New footer: Thank you for ...
user avatar
16 votes

Worldbuilding Site Design

Just some personal thoughts. Worldbuilding cover a wide range of topics and while I know it might not be easy to make several themes fit in the site design, I feel that the actual one as proposed ...
user avatar
  • 16.5k
15 votes

Brainstorming Worldbuilding Site Design

I really like the coloring and feeling of @Frostfyre's first image. However, I suggest replacing the painter's hand with a scaffolding and construction workers. Basically, something that uses the ...
user avatar
  • 8,505
15 votes

Brainstorming Worldbuilding Site Design

The role of whimsy While worldbuilding is serious stuff, we're also a whimsical community. (I mean, look at our popular questions! Facebook summoning Cthulhu? Physical properties of Santa's sleigh?...
user avatar
13 votes

Brainstorming Worldbuilding Site Design

Artistic theme How do we encompass all of the genres covered on the site without leaning too specifically toward one? I'm not sure we can encompass all of them, but I also think that's ok. By our ...
user avatar
13 votes

Brainstorming Worldbuilding Site Design

Just throwing out some idea for an icon that could work on tiny sizes: Just to give you an idea, here is the icon at 16×16 (which is the size of hot-network-question icons): I know, it has flaws in ...
user avatar
  • 2,315
13 votes

Worldbuilding Site Design

Make the world in the logo a little bigger. From a visual perspective, the world in the logo could be a little bigger to make it have equal weight to the other letters in my opinion, especially in ...
user avatar
13 votes

Worldbuilding's updated site theme is live for everyone!

First off, I too think it's great that we got to keep the robot. It really helps in giving the site a unique look. status-bydesign - They're fixed in position on the page. We need the image to go ...
user avatar
  • 28.6k
12 votes
Accepted

When is the new site design being launched?

Today. I apologize for the delay. We're really excited to update the design and launch the site. A few things came up at work and outside of work that put us behind schedule. I will make sure that we ...
user avatar
12 votes

Is the background image of this site some kind of easter-egg/meta-joke?

Kurtis Beavers, the SE team member who created our site design, explained the background: Worldbuilding Site Design Updates: March 15. The idea of varying main and meta, beyond just the gray-scale ...
user avatar
11 votes

Brainstorming Worldbuilding Site Design

I'm told in the comments that we can have an Error 404 unique page. Can I propose something similar (I am not a graphics person, just threw this together) to the below? It seems that the text can't ...
user avatar
  • 17.3k
10 votes

Worldbuilding Site Design

I think I mostly like it. I don't think the different levels of details in the different elements is a disadvantage, here; a bit like Monica Cellio, I think it sort of makes a point of showing that ...
user avatar
  • 28.6k
10 votes

Brainstorming Worldbuilding Site Design

I am a little late to the party but here is my contribution/idea. Never mind the terrible drawing skills :) (oh the thing on the far right is a universe in a hand...) Here is the full spread (...
user avatar
  • 32.5k
8 votes

Brainstorming Worldbuilding Site Design

I'd like the design to not be too obtrusive or "in your face". A lot of people browse the site from work and we don't want to discourage them from doing so. For images itself our discussion on the ...
user avatar
  • 76k
7 votes

Site Design Launched!

Dunno what res other users are working at, but I see more than a little stripe: ... which is perfectly fine by me. Your mileage might vary on the mobile version. What I'm not as happy with is the ...
user avatar
7 votes

Brainstorming Worldbuilding Site Design

Blog tie-in Are there any ways that the site should visually connect with the medium blog? That's a great question! I would like to see some connection between the site and the blog. But we don'...
user avatar
7 votes

Worldbuilding Site Design

A nitpick that I have with both the poster and the site design: The planets, robot and humanoid have light and shadows that appear to be coming from different light sources. The light source appears ...
user avatar
  • 45.4k
7 votes

Worldbuilding's updated site theme is live for everyone!

I am not a fan of the new theme or changes to the network in general, for many and various reasons which I have already put out there on main, but I do have to say: I'm am so glad you saved our robot ...
user avatar
  • 2,913
7 votes

Worldbuilding's updated site theme is live for everyone!

I can live with this. Thanks for letting us keep Slartibotfast! I have only one request: when my browser is set for full-screen, the navigation column jumps to the right of Slartibotfast, consuming ...
user avatar
6 votes

Worldbuilding Site Design

I made a comment but I'll promote to an answer so I can add an illustration Your mesh seems to have off-center positions with lines being uneven lengths. The picture I Posted here is a dome not a ...
user avatar
  • 68.5k
6 votes

What is the worldbuilding background picture from?

The image in our site design is an original creation by Kurtis Beavers, a designer with Stack Exchange, seeded by ideas from our community. You can see more about how the site design came about in ...
user avatar
5 votes
Accepted

can we make a skin or theme for the site?

You need to get out of Beta (which Worldbuilding is) and it requires StackExchange to make a site theme for you....which they are in the process of doing for us. So, Yes and it's coming.
user avatar
  • 52.1k
5 votes
Accepted

May (and should) we use the site design on our blog?

The blog design is good but I would prefer carrying the main site theme over to be blog if we have the option to do so. Its links them visually and lets be honest...our site design is awesome...
user avatar
  • 32.5k
5 votes

What will we lose with the redesign?

Well, looks like they removed the robot and the lady. There's a answer on MSE that mentions and asks for their return and I strongly recommend y'all to make your voices heard on the subject by voting ...
user avatar
5 votes

Does someone have the source image of this site?

For the normal and meta design next to each other you can look at Worldbuilding Site Design Updates: March 15, which has the image here. You can look at Worldbuilding Site Design, which has the link ...
user avatar
  • 17.6k
5 votes

Worldbuilding's updated site theme is live for everyone!

There is a way to keep the robot from sinking in quicksand! Doing it requires two steps: Remove the current robot background from the body tag. Add the following ...
user avatar

Only top scored, non community-wiki answers of a minimum length are eligible