Lol! (Criticism)

by Cody Miller @, Music of the Spheres - Never Forgot, Wednesday, August 08, 2018, 11:19 (694 days ago) @ Claude Errera

I guess I'd need you to explain what 'showing unnecessary information in fancy ways' means to you.

If you think about computers, there is a reason that icons have a name under them. The name of the file you are looking for is the most important thing. It's literally why Photoshop's icon went form this:


To this:


PS. PhotoShop. It clears up any ambiguity. Especially in the Dock where the name is not displayed until you go over it. It's for clarity.

For me, with an inventory management system, the icon is a 'bonus'. What the item is is the most important. So for me, many screens in Destiny are filled with icons that say very little. If you want to know how far along you are on a quest or a catalyst, you have to put the cursor over the item (an some quests look the same!), whereas that could be displayed instead of or in addition to the icon.

Maybe I am just weird or something because I like relevant info at a glance.

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