Overseer Agent Trait Icons Usabillity

Discussion in 'Bug Reports' started by Sigrdrifa, Jan 23, 2020.

  1. Sigrdrifa Well-Known Member

    The changes to the Overseer Agent Trait icons are so bad as to make the icons completely unusable, you might as well skip the icons and just list the traits as text. Therefore, even if this is "as intended" I consider it a bug because it lowers playability by making the traits harder to distinguish and match.

    If you're going to change the icons, make them more unique. There's 214 pages of icons in /UI/Default/images/icons which should surely give us some scope for uniqueness and appropriateness.

    Here are the Traits I know about, and the icons I'd have selected for them:
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  2. Nunja Active Member

    Totally agree!!
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  3. Breanna Well-Known Member

    Me too also!!!!
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  4. Merriel Well-Known Member

    I haven't been in game yet today so I hadn't realized they changed them. I am curious, however, what minion offers the Cautious trait? I have yet to find one that has that trait which renders one of my long cooldown quests virtually useless as I ALWAYS end up sending a blue title minion on that quest.

    The pile of coins icon is Lucky. Trying to recall off the top of my head what the fire icon is, but that one is eluding me. I don't think I've ever seen the Righteous icon either on a minion or on a quest.
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  5. Gerak Well-Known Member

    Cautious is from Xiang Jie (Celestial Minion)
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  6. Thand Well-Known Member

    i am vissimn imparted and the new icons are very hard to destinquish form each other now since most are shades of grey and black
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  7. Whilhelmina Well-Known Member

    Feedbacked the same from test, obviously I agree.
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  8. Zynt Well-Known Member

    You're hired! Those icons are so much better than the current. Those actually make sense.
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  9. Mermut Well-Known Member

    The general point of icons is to be recognized and differentiated at a glance. The new icons are huge step backwards on both of those things.
    If using icons such as Sigrdrifa suggested is more work than is... allocated.. please at least revert to the previous icons.
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  10. Zylara Active Member

    Have to agree that the new icons are alot harder to distinguish from each other and i dont have any eyesight problems, so I can well imagine what it would be like for those whose vision isnt 100%
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  11. Argosunited Well-Known Member

    Extremely hard to see what the hell they are now.
  12. Breanna Well-Known Member

    Yes my eyes are fine at least for the most part. And these icons are...well.... not good to put it mildly.
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  13. Zynt Well-Known Member



    I feel like you and I would get along splendidly.
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  14. Argosunited Well-Known Member

    lol I'm sure we would.
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  15. Zynt Well-Known Member



    We can start a two monk guild named <Grumpy> on test. I'm sure Mermut would join too but then it wouldn't be a two monk guild.
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  16. Lateana Well-Known Member

    I have to get really close to the screen now to see any difference in some of them and a few are just hairy blobs.
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  17. Marae Well-Known Member

    I haven't gotten very far with overseer quests, waiting for some of the kinks to get ironed out. This gives me one more reason to hold off, since my vision isn't the greatest, either. I much prefer text to icons anyway, but Sigrdrifa's look pretty clear to me. Do the current icons show you text when you mouse over them?
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  18. PurpleChicken Member

    Yup. A collection of tiny brown/grey smudges that are all very similar as far as I can tell. Impossible to see at the sizes they are on the overseer window. Please change them to Sigdrifa's icons or at least just the words.
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  19. Clintsat Active Member

    Just use text. On a 4k monitor tou cant see anything lol.
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  20. Breanna Well-Known Member

    Yes they do show the text when you mouse over them, it's the only way to tell the difference on half of them.
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