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Nick King
04 Jan 2006, 23:23
I used the colors from another site but the style was made from the beginning by me. I take no *real* credit for it.

EDIT: Images are now included in the style. I spent all morning editing them. Most of them should blend well with both light and dark colored styles.

There is nothing particularly good about this theme. I got the idea from another website. It has some nice colors and it's pretty good for a military website. The forum statusicon images are the logo to my site (http://www.oxy-moron.net/forums).

You will need to make your own header, however. When the GAT finishes the banner, I will release it as well.

Variants Coming Soon
Navy
Marine Corps
Soviet
Desert
Air Force

NOTE: All images with the exception of a few came from this style. (http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showthread.php?t=104298) I would like to apologize for not citing you sooner.

nexialys
04 Jan 2006, 23:36
not complete enough, just colors... you can do an effort to change all the images, i'm sure, most of the job is done already

...btw, if there is no image, why release it ?!

SMO
05 Jan 2006, 00:04
looks like the battlefield2 BFHQ screen. I made some images for that but far from a complete set

Nick King
05 Jan 2006, 00:07
I figured people may want to use their own images. I am using the Dark style images but I'll re-release it and its brothers with images later. I just remembered some people wnated the style so the first half of the work is done.

I have:
Army
Navy
Marines
Soviet <- This one's really cool
Working on Air Force and Desert. They look very similar but you get the idea.

mholtum
05 Jan 2006, 03:07
If you are going to release the set with the images, I would be very interested in the set! I will look forward to seeing the release!

Thanks

evenmonkeys
05 Jan 2006, 04:32
The style is very nice, but I'd rather use the images you have there.

Nick King
05 Jan 2006, 05:42
I'll release the full version and the soviet varriant tomorrow afternoon. I have to redo the images, I exported them wrong and now they have a grey ugly outline.

Snake
05 Jan 2006, 11:20
Pretty nice!

davidw
05 Jan 2006, 14:57
I had a crazy idea of doing a military ranking system (which would be profile-related rather than theme-related). Basically how it would work on a site like this would be that members would choose what branch of service they were in, their rank & rate/MOS/etc., and then choose which medals/ribbons they have earned (based on the honor system here) and it would display in the postbit/legacy or memberinfo.

nexialys
05 Jan 2006, 15:03
not really related to the style release christianb...

mholtum
05 Jan 2006, 15:20
I had a crazy idea of doing a military ranking system (which would be profile-related rather than theme-related). Basically how it would work on a site like this would be that members would choose what branch of service they were in, their rank & rate/MOS/etc., and then choose which medals/ribbons they have earned (based on the honor system here) and it would display in the postbit/legacy or memberinfo.
Christianb - shoot me an email and I can help you with this. I had something similar setup once. It is not that tough..

davidw
05 Jan 2006, 15:23
not really related to the style release christianb...
LOL, that's why I wrote this:
... (which would be profile-related rather than theme-related).

Nick King
05 Jan 2006, 18:20
I have a usergroup based rank system. I'll be glad to share it with you but it's more of a tutorial than a hack. I'll post the whole shebang in the tutorials forums. The advantage is each rank is it's own usergroup so they have to ask for promotions (or apply using a form) and the promotions officer changes their primary usergroup. Certain ranks have certain privilages. Very neat. Displays rank in postbit as well.

For awards, I had the same thing applied except instead of usergroups, it used profile fields. That proved to be a huge hassle compared to YetAnotherAwardsSystem hack.

Because the ranks are hard coded into the postbit template, you can make variations of a style where if a user selects the Blue - Marine Corps style, they see the same style but Marine Coprs equivilant ranks.

Sorry for the off-topic.

EDIT: I have included the images with the style.

davidw
05 Jan 2006, 20:01
I've seen that awards system (and I used them at one time before - pretty cool) - the thing I'm possibly going to develop would go good with this (and other military themes). I just wish that one could use javascript onchange command in the profile (it might be possible - havent' checked). What the theory would consist of is a user chooses their branch of service (via profile), then chooses (based on previous choice for javascript) a rank, a rate/division/MOS/etc., and then chooses which medals and ribbons they've earned. When I saw this theme, it made me think of something I thought about at the VA hospital last week - former Navy here.
Sorry for the original and continued off-topic posts.

Now, for the regularly-scheduled thread discussion. :)

mholtum
05 Jan 2006, 21:12
I'v former Navy here.
Navy? Oh I am sorry..


Retired Army here...


Hooah!

Nick King
05 Jan 2006, 21:30
I'm in NJROTC (Naval Junior Reserve Officer Training Corpse). I would probobly go Navy but second choice is Army.

I've seen that awards system (and I used them at one time before - pretty cool) - the thing I'm possibly going to develop would go good with this (and other military themes). I just wish that one could use javascript onchange command in the profile (it might be possible - havent' checked). What the theory would consist of is a user chooses their branch of service (via profile), then chooses (based on previous choice for javascript) a rank, a rate/division/MOS/etc., and then chooses which medals and ribbons they've earned. When I saw this theme, it made me think of something I thought about at the VA hospital last week - former Navy here.
Sorry for the original and continued off-topic posts.

Now, for the regularly-scheduled thread discussion. :)

If you or anyone ever develops a good rank system I'll be the first to download.

mholtum
05 Jan 2006, 21:42
Those images really made a difference! http://www.ravensrealm.net/?styleid=40

Nick King
05 Jan 2006, 21:51
I see that there are alot of problems with it because you made it a child style of disturbed.

What I did was install all my hacks on one template (vbulletin basic) and made it unselectable. Then added the child styles below it. For advanced styles like Disturbed, you may need to use a template merger. I forgot the name of it. It's available here for 3.5.

mholtum
05 Jan 2006, 21:55
The only thing that is from the Disturbed theme is the header and I still use some of the buttons, untill I can create some custom ones) that and I modified the width of the tables a little. Other than that it is the way it should be.

I am still seeing exactly what I want to do with it.

Nick King
05 Jan 2006, 22:27
I'm glad you like it. Thanks.

Mastar
07 Jan 2006, 01:41
Hey Nick can you make a image for the online/offline image that shows next the user a rifle or grenade, or some weapon? Please!

Nutz
07 Jan 2006, 08:57
Hi there,
I donít want to sound like a jerk or anything but if your going to use the images I made could you make a note of it please :)

Thanks,
Mat

Nick King
07 Jan 2006, 19:15
I'm really sorry about that. I forgot but in the military you simply say "no excuse, sir"

Nutz
07 Jan 2006, 19:34
No problem :)

Thanks,
Mat

Nick King
07 Jan 2006, 19:38
Hey Nick can you make a image for the online/offline image that shows next the user a rifle or grenade, or some weapon? Please!


Roger, moving now.

Nanau
31 Jan 2006, 14:10
I installed this style but it none of the images are displayed.

What I am doing wrong?

Other question: Are the variants coming? I am interested in the Desert one. :)

Nick King
05 Feb 2006, 06:21
I will have to have some more time. I have to remake the styles.

Don't worry though, they'll be 50x better. Flash banners and all.

TheHeartSmasher
11 Feb 2006, 03:13
It says this version is older than the one I am running (3.5.3) and the style it (3.5.2)

Nick King
13 Feb 2006, 04:12
Check that when importing the option to ignore style version is set to yes.

parabat
30 Jul 2006, 09:44
I figured people may want to use their own images. I am using the Dark style images but I'll re-release it and its brothers with images later. I just remembered some people wnated the style so the first half of the work is done.

I have:
Army
Navy
Marines
Soviet <- This one's really cool
Working on Air Force and Desert. They look very similar but you get the idea.

Hi Nick

You mentioned releasing those skins. Any idea when? If you have , can you tell me the URL so I can take a look please.

-PB