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GeneralThe new "Master of Orion" & UI design Pin
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I am trying the new Master of Orion game.
And I find it much less appealing that the original Master of Orion II
Part of it, certainly, is the novelty / learning curve....

However.. sometimes novelty is a welcome change in a stalling game...
No, in this case I thing they made things harder...

I might be over criticizing but it's very clear on the planetary building screen
In the original Master of Orion II you had you queue in the middle and all items on the right, everything at a glance.
In the new one, to build a new item you click on a button, which show a popup hiding the previous screen, choose some items, then close it.
if you made a mistake, you must close the window, remove the item from the queue, open the dialog again, yadaa yadaa.... such a convoluted workflow...

And these people (hopefully? obviously?) played MoO2, why unstreamlined what was an easy option?

And while it doesn't seem like much I think it turns what was a deceptively simple game into a real complicated one... Cry | :((

As for the title, when I saw that, in a knee-jerk reaction I though "bloody designer" (as in a designer did the game specification and the well meaning and intelligent and actively testing developer must follow them despite that he obviously realize its foolishness!) but after calming down I think it might be more an effect of design by committee... Unsure | :~ Cry | :((
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