Post news RSS Visually Stimulating

A quick fireside chat about the mod's menus and aesthetics.

Posted by on

I've spent a good deal of time thinking about how I could distance the look from others. Make it distinctly "Halo", so to speak. To do that, I took a look back at previous titles. Specifically, their great great menu design:

Main Menu Sub-menu
Research Tab

I knew I wanted to shoot for the Halo 2 aesthetic. To me, it was defintitely the most eye pleasing and captured the high tech militarism of the UNSC fairly well.

UNSC Interface (re-do)

The decision to go for a holographic look meant big changes to the usual look of the gameplay. I won't go into too much detail here, but expect for most objects in SotP to have pop-up status reports and labeling. An article concerning just that will likely be just around the corner.

Anyways, till next time.

Tormidal - - 185 comments

Yay. :)

Reply Good karma Bad karma+2 votes
(212th)leader - - 171 comments

Any information you can get is helpful. And dude, I need more information! How about some unit stats perhaps? I can understand you being busy and I can sympathize with that, but you could talk more about units. - With all due respect.

Reply Good karma Bad karma+2 votes
CanadaMan7 Author
CanadaMan7 - - 2,586 comments

Understandable, I'll talk about them at length at some point.

Reply Good karma+2 votes
Capt.Keyes - - 518 comments

CanadaMan will you be changing the icons and renaming research like the fleet capacity? The fleet Cap. Could be a UNSC Insignia slowly growing in size and pieces until its the full Insignia.

Reply Good karma Bad karma+1 vote
CanadaMan7 Author
CanadaMan7 - - 2,586 comments

Dude, I'm gonna try to replace everything.

Dont know how the Covenant system is going to work but I thought I could make it like the ranks from Halo 3 for the UNSC's.

Reply Good karma+1 vote
mikemxs89 - - 19 comments

CanadaMan if you would you should really devolope just a stock version of sins of a solar empire!

Reply Good karma Bad karma+1 vote
Sniperae - - 6 comments

First of all, I must say thanks and good luck with your work; it must be hard to balance this with all the other aspects of life (eating, sleeping, working, more eating ;) ). I also believe that you are having an ever growing fanbase! I think I was one whenever I had this game, probably 3-4 years...maybe 2-3.

What kind of major differences will there be between the two factions? Such as production, technological differences, etc...Also, would there be any "Campaign" type similar to the series? Nothing fancy, just a map with the UNSC worlds (my brother built one once for the original; was excellent).

Reply Good karma Bad karma+2 votes
Post a comment
Sign in or join with:

Only registered members can share their thoughts. So come on! Join the community today (totally free - or sign in with your social account on the right) and join in the conversation.