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Offline Steve Walmsley

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Usual report or version with screenshots?
« on: February 01, 2009, 07:41:59 AM »
Part 11 of the TN campaign uses several posts with a lot of screenshots. I am interested to know if readers prefer the usual long post with occasional map screenshots posted separately, or if they would prefer a report similar to Part 11 that contains quite a few screenshots within the text.

Also, for Erik, are screenshots a problems in terms of storage space for the forums? I am using GIF files so the largest file in part 11 is only 21Kb

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Re: Usual report or version with screenshots?
« Reply #1 on: February 01, 2009, 08:46:40 AM »
They aren't.

I have unlimited space on the host.
 
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Re: Usual report or version with screenshots?
« Reply #2 on: February 01, 2009, 09:26:58 AM »
I liked having the screenshots in the middle of the text the way you did it.  It helped keep the relative distances in focus, and works better from the comprehension point than a large description of what is going on.  I can remember some of the battles you had in the Rigellian diary and they were hard to keep track of what was where for just that reason.

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Re: Usual report or version with screenshots?
« Reply #3 on: February 01, 2009, 09:53:42 AM »
I also like the screenshot reports for important events (battles etc).  Embedded pics in the text does improve my understanding of the scenario.
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Re: Usual report or version with screenshots?
« Reply #4 on: February 01, 2009, 01:01:58 PM »
I liked the way you did #11.

It made it much easier to follow.

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Re: Usual report or version with screenshots?
« Reply #5 on: February 01, 2009, 04:13:56 PM »
I concur.

The contextual screenshots seem to work quite well.
 

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Re: Usual report or version with screenshots?
« Reply #6 on: February 01, 2009, 04:35:44 PM »
I agree.  Much better with the pics in the text.
Looking forward to v4 muchly.  It's hard enough managing one player race without having to do the NPRs too.
 

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Re: Usual report or version with screenshots?
« Reply #7 on: February 02, 2009, 05:07:56 AM »
I agree, the screenshots make it much easier to visulaise what is happening.
 

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Re: Usual report or version with screenshots?
« Reply #8 on: February 03, 2009, 01:22:45 AM »
I too like the screen shots added in.  I agree with the others they help to keep up with the action, and my ability to get a feel for the distances and angles involved.
 

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Re: Usual report or version with screenshots?
« Reply #9 on: February 03, 2009, 09:50:21 AM »
Agree with everyone, much better to follow what´s happening


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Re: Usual report or version with screenshots?
« Reply #10 on: February 03, 2009, 11:35:55 AM »
I also think that the sceenshots added a lot to the report without being overkill.
Amateurs study tactics, Professionals study logistics - paraphrase attributed to Gen Omar Bradley
 

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Re: Usual report or version with screenshots?
« Reply #11 on: February 04, 2009, 06:38:26 PM »
I liked them too
Slàinte,

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Re: Usual report or version with screenshots?
« Reply #12 on: February 07, 2009, 07:25:55 AM »
I liked the screenshots as well
 

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Re: Usual report or version with screenshots?
« Reply #13 on: February 07, 2009, 02:09:17 PM »
We appear to have a consensus.
 

 

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