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osigrandi says

Hello everyone.

I’ve been trying to develop a new theme for a few months now; went through several different concepts (which I ended up trashing).

Here is my latest version: http://osigrandi.com/conquest_wip.jpg

It turns out it’s very difficult to come up with something at least decently different from most current themes and with enough broad appeal. I hope I’m finally on the right track with this version.

I’d really appreciate some comments (obviously it’s a work in progress so just an almost completed homepage template for now). Main slider and footer unfinished.

Also, if there are any reviewers lurking around, please stop by to comment if you think this has no chance of being accepted.

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Anps says

This is far to basic for now.. you need to work o your spacings. But it has potential.

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osigrandi says

Thank you. Yep, I agree, it’s pretty basic, but at the same time, I’m not sure I should add a ton of more things to the homepage, everything-but-the-kitchen-sink style.

It’s going to end up like a Christmas tree potentially. I’ll try to reach some balance nevertheless, certainly don’t want to end up like some of those recent themes where design elements are just thrown together to make the page look busy.

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Anps says

It doesnt need to be all that.. you just spice it a bit and watch on spacings.

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osigrandi says

I think the homepage is done / almost done now.

http://osigrandi.com/conquest_wip2.jpg

What do you think? Anything bothering / not balanced about it?

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Anps says

Yes body tyo is wack, go with safe fonts, arial, tahoma, verdana etc. and use more spacing.

Slider Arrows are bad Slider bullets are to basics and actualy bad

overall feel aint bad but you need to focus on details

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osigrandi says

Maybe I’ll try a different type of arrow for the slider, but I don’t understand why indicator bullets are bad just because they’re basic. Might just be your personal preference.

Main font is actually Lucida Sans Unicode, I believe it’s regarded as very web safe; the heading fonts are Google Fonts; will see about spacing, but I’m not sure there’s something wrong with this aspect currently, thanks though!

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