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Offline No Mask

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Please can you get rid of that horrible mask?
« on: March 13, 2018, 11:48:04 AM »
Hi, I've been looking for a tracker that can create Megadrive music, and Deflemask seems perfect. Looking through the features, it seems excellent in many ways.

But there's just one problem… that horrible mask face!

It is HORRIBLE. I simply cannot bear to look at it. How can I use this software with that creepy, sinister, disturbing, evil looking mask fact staring at me? Even the icon is bad enough, but having this big spooky face in the interface makes the program unusable for me. The weird computer chip in its eye makes it look even more disturbing and sinister.

Is there any way you could PLEASE change it, or allow it to be hidden, and the icon changed? I'm sure it's going to put a lot of people off using DefleMask. (I signed up just to make this request by the way.)

Also, that intro which plays on the splash screen. Is there any way to disable it? Again, it is just horrible. I absolutely hate dubstep music, it's such an aggressive type of music - listening to it is like being assaulted! If people want to listen to that then fine but I don't. I like pleasant videogame music, like Sonic the Hedgehog. Nice, wholesome music. Dubstep is dark and sinister, and so is the mask icon. It's like there's a kind of "evil" theme to Deflemask, but I am not an evil person, I love things that are good and pure.

Finally, probably a pointless question, but are there any brighter skins available that aren't dark? Just so that it looks like a normal application?

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« Reply #1 on: March 13, 2018, 01:02:14 PM »
The mask was changed to make it less spooky, download the latest release.
To remove it is not an option, it is the logo of the software.

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« Reply #2 on: March 13, 2018, 07:44:46 PM »
Hi Delek, thanks for the answer! :)

I am using the latest version but even the new logo is too spooky for me! Could I convince you to make it a little smaller perhaps? Or make it so you can hide it?

Or, might you be interested in seeing other ideas for a logo?

I work in design… I've just had a try at creating a logo that is less scary, but still kind of cool. This is what I came up with…



Offline marcb0t

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Please can you get rid of that horrible mask?
« Reply #3 on: March 19, 2018, 12:19:31 PM »
I like your efforts to actually offer a diplomatic solution. Much better than what most people do.

And I think the new logo is interesting. I would be OK with it, personally.

Although, I do think the new cell shaded Deflemask logo is better than the older CG one. I'm happy either way.

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« Reply #4 on: March 20, 2018, 07:20:17 PM »
Thanks marcb0t. This was just a humble suggestion, I could look at other ideas if Delek was interested, but that would be up to him. I'm only trying to help, but don't want to step on anyone's toes.

I've been using Deflemask a little now and it is excellent. I still find the logo very creepy, but I have been able to kind of "ignore" it to a degree. I guess at least it's not as spooky as the old one!

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« Reply #5 on: March 21, 2018, 11:46:06 AM »
Just in case, remember that you can skip the intro by changing the line in the config.ini: skip_intro 0 to skip_intro 1.

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« Reply #6 on: March 22, 2018, 01:09:56 PM »
Thanks, Delek. I didn't realize you could do that to disable the intro. I've just tried it but it didn't work for me. Strange.