Work has officially begun on V5 of the DBolical sites. Our goal is keeping the same layout with minor improvements, that focus on usability, responsiveness and mobile support. At the moment we are testing various CSS frameworks to see what works best.

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v5 preview

v5 preview

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For the past 6 months we have been working on a redesign of ModDB and IndieDB, whose design was last updated in 2008. We invite you to join the alpha.

Some feedback to Mod DB v5!

Some feedback to Mod DB v5!

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v5 will bring many new features like a design that is much more up-to-date than the current one. In this article I'll provide some feedback to this new...

Widgets everywhere... and v5!

Widgets everywhere... and v5!

News 17 comments

To make sharing downloads, games, mods easier we've created an easy to use widget system. Oh and work has finally begun on v5, learn how you can get access...

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Thanoshld
Thanoshld

I've noticed that the search button is no longer next to the search bar. I am sure this is a temp misalignment ( Ibb.co ) . Also, I just noticed that there is no "threads" button next to our "messages" button anymore. This was quite convenient to have.

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Thanoshld
Thanoshld

I believe you made all the colors' hue a bit darker? I have noticed a change the past week or so but I can't pinpoint it :P . Still activating the beta version every time it de-activates itself, loving the new style.

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RealApprentice
RealApprentice

Just tried it, it looks OK but I do have the following questions:

1) Is V5 going to support multi-monitor setup and ultra-wide monitor?
2) Is V5 to be ...DB only or will it be available for Gamefront as well?
3) Will V5 feature the option to choose our own colouring or does it come with some default basic colours?

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Reus.
Reus.

How's the progress going? I've been putting off the development of custom pages for some mods due to V5 being in the works. Is there at least a very rough estimated date for release, so I know whether it'd be a waste to work on custom CSS at this point? I'm curious to see how, and if, it has changed since last time as well.

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ermaccer
ermaccer

After a bit of testing, here's my big opinion:
Everything seems to be fine, just add banners behind names.

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Templarfreak
Templarfreak

Definitely think there needs to be a dark theme. This is a lot brighter than the previous theme and it's definitely hard to look at for someone with more sensitive eyes, like myself.

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XanT Staff
XanT

Thanks for your feedback everyone :)

We have been making small changes to address bugs and also make improvements where necessary. A recent change we have just made is better and more accurate image previews on forms

Moddb.com
Moddb.com

In the past a user would upload a logo but due to us showing images as 4:3 in pretty much all areas of the site, they would not see that the ratio they uploaded will cut off parts of the image that they probably want to keep. Now when you upload certain images (logo, icon, etc) you can get an accurate representation of how it will look alongside news items on the main page and such.

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Phoenix1747
Phoenix1747

Well, that's some great change! :D

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Maggy_

I'm taking my words back. V5 actually looks good. I hope the logo stays the same so we still have some of that history there. Also i would like for a dark/black theme. That would help with how "bright" this new design is (having my eyes burn out at night aint fun)
Tbh honest i would prefer the design to be darker than whiter

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Noobkiller2
Noobkiller2

V5 is Awesome
A little idea,a banner behind the name would be a great addition
It would look even better than V4 Version :)

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