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goodone Sep 1, 2015 @ 2:24pm
Metro Dark
for all of u, who, like myself, love dark themes or are maybe color blind, if for nothing else but to go easy on ur eyes in ur darkish gaming dungeons, i decided to share my Metro Dark mod for this skin.

i was never really happy with steam's gray colors. and recent color changes do not satisfy my need for dark either.

u can preview[g00d1.info] it, and if u like it, download[g00d1.info] it too!

installation is a regular one, as with any skin.

i'll b addressing feedback here, so, b free 2 discuss. and don't forget to subscribe for updates!
Last edited by goodone; Sep 27, 2015 @ 6:05am
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goodone Sep 1, 2015 @ 3:43pm 
metro dark has been updated to version 4.0.1, based on latest metro version as of this writing.

enjoy.

differences to vanilla metro:
  • it is dark, obviously!
  • bugs out: music player
  • colors.styles file again controls most colors
the site doesn't work at all when ever I go to it all it does it redirect me to {LINK REMOVED} and saying DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN.
goodone Sep 2, 2015 @ 3:20pm 
the site works fine asaict. don't ask me why u see errors.
ᵇᵅᵇᵞnick Sep 7, 2015 @ 10:25pm 
should be called metro light since it adds bright white everywhere
goodone Sep 7, 2015 @ 11:20pm 
what bright white?
ᵇᵅᵇᵞnick Sep 8, 2015 @ 6:45pm 
the #8E8E8E border i mean
goodone Sep 8, 2015 @ 11:03pm 
actually, it's #A0A0A0, gray. i guess, when drawn next to pure black, it looks bright white to some people.

maybe u need to check ur monitor brightness/contrast settings[www.lagom.nl].

anyways, u can always change the colors urself, at least that functionality remains in metro dark, by editing colors.styles file.
Last edited by goodone; Sep 16, 2015 @ 3:55am
goodone Sep 17, 2015 @ 4:51am 
metro dark has been updated to version 4.0.3[g00d1.info], based on latest metro version as of this writing.

enjoy.

differences to vanilla metro:
  1. feature: it is dark, obviously!
  2. feature: colors.styles file again controls most colors,
  3. feature: download menu shows graphs for both download and disk activity,
  4. feature: original skin files r kept under .bak extension,
  5. bugfix: music library works 100% properly,
  6. bugfix: some minor skin performance optimizations,
  7. bugfix: proper caption buttons positioning & more like win10; tnx 2 RedSigma & K12T6,
  8. bugfix: search bars show all typed letters, chat text fix; tnx 2 RedSigma,
  9. bugfix: settings/account page shows offline email validation button; tnx 2 RedSigma,
  10. bugfix: show "forgot password" in parental dialog; tnx 2 RedSigma.
Last edited by goodone; Sep 17, 2015 @ 1:38pm
Honestly use a better site or something, I can never seem to connect to your site at all.. All I ever get is "Server not found" on multiple browsers and multiple computers...
goodone Sep 17, 2015 @ 8:47am 
and i never had any such problems, so don't ask me what the problem is. it is a rented hosting, and i'm quite sure there's nothing wrong with it. also, my logs show ppl connecting all the time.

maybe u have something in ur setup, like a paranoid or just too lame anti-malware product, that blocks access to less-known webspace. or u use chrome, which is known to have dns issues, among many others, if i may say.

just try again, maybe it will fix itself on its own.
Last edited by goodone; Sep 17, 2015 @ 9:35am
RedSigma Sep 17, 2015 @ 12:04pm 
Originally posted by goodone:
metro dark has been updated to version 4.0.3[g00d1.info], based on latest metro version as of this writing.

enjoy.

differences to vanilla metro:
  1. feature: it is dark, obviously!
  2. feature: colors.styles file again controls most colors,
  3. feature: download menu shows graphs for both download and disk activity,
  4. feature: original skin files r kept under .bak extension,
  5. bugfix: music library works 100% properly,
  6. bugfix: search bars show all typed letters,
  7. bugfix: some minor skin performance optimizations,
  8. bugfix: repositioned chat text and emoticons; tnx 2 RedSigma,
  9. bugfix: settings/account page shows offline email validation button; tnx 2 RedSigma,
  10. bugfix: show "forgot password" in parental dialog; tnx 2 RedSigma.

Can you tell me wich files did you changed so you fixed the search bars letters. Also i updated my patch and i fixed broadcast and others captions button.
Last edited by RedSigma; Sep 17, 2015 @ 12:05pm
goodone Sep 17, 2015 @ 1:02pm 
Originally posted by RedSigma:
Can you tell me wich files did you changed so you fixed the search bars letters.
controls.styles change fixed it.

Originally posted by RedSigma:
Also i updated my patch and i fixed broadcast and others captions button.
i will include this caption buttons fix in my mod then.
edit: and included.
Last edited by goodone; Sep 17, 2015 @ 1:34pm
Originally posted by goodone:
and i never had any such problems, so don't ask me what the problem is. it is a rented hosting, and i'm quite sure there's nothing wrong with it. also, my logs show ppl connecting all the time.

maybe u have something in ur setup, like a paranoid or just too lame anti-malware product, that blocks access to less-known webspace. or u use chrome, which is known to have dns issues, among many others, if i may say.

just try again, maybe it will fix itself on its own.

I don't use any anti-malware/anti-virus/internet security products at all so that's not the issue at all, and it happens on all browsers chrome/firefox/ie/microsoft edge and it happens on 2 other computers as well, hell even my friends can't connect to your site and they are in a whole different household with different internet and don't run anti-malware/anti-virus/internet security products either.

If it was just my computer not being able to connect to your site I wouldn't complain but when I've tried it on my computer plus 2 other computers and even my friends can't connect to your site then I have a right to complain about shitty hosting.
goodone Sep 18, 2015 @ 8:43am 
Originally posted by Journey Over ッ:
If it was just my computer not being able to connect to your site I wouldn't complain but when I've tried it on my computer plus 2 other computers and even my friends can't connect to your site then I have a right to complain about shitty hosting.
maybe i should complain about ur shitty dns. maybe u should change ur isp, or at least use custom dns settings. same goes for the whole neighborhood, i guess. what shitty isp r u using anyway?

unfortunately, there's very little i can do about this problem. also, i have a right not to use 3rd party cloud services just so that ppl using shitty isps can access my mod. i don't have time for added maintenance, sorry.

btw, the hosting i'm using is arvixe. one of the best. and it's from us. strikes me as very odd that someone from the same country has these kind of problems, while ppl from 3rd world countries access, download and use my mod without a single reported problem. even china. go figure.

btw, u don't run any anti-malware product at all? seriously?
Last edited by goodone; Sep 18, 2015 @ 11:11am
goodone Sep 18, 2015 @ 3:29pm 
metro dark has been updated to version 4.0.3.5[g00d1.info], based on latest metro version as of this writing.

enjoy.

differences to vanilla metro 4.0.3:
  1. feature: it is dark, obviously!
  2. feature: download menu shows graphs for both download speed and disk activity,
  3. feature: overlay's friends-box shows ur recent friends,
  4. feature: color controls in colors.styles file, original files under .bak extension,
  5. bugfix: music library works 100% properly,
  6. bugfix: search bars show all typed letters,
  7. bugfix: some minor skin performance optimizations,
  8. bugfix: proper settings / account page functionality; tnx 2 RedSigma,
  9. bugfix: proper caption buttons positioning; tnx 2 RedSigma & K12T6,
  10. bugfix: show "forgot password" in parental dialog; tnx 2 RedSigma.
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