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Enhanced Skyrim UI

Skyrim Nexus now offers version 1.0 of SkyUI, a user interface enhancement for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, Bethesda's RPG sequel (thanks Jerykk). Here's word:

SkyUI is mod that aims to improve Skyrim's User Interface by making it easier to use with mouse and keyboard, less wasteful of available screen space and nicer to look at.

We do all that while keeping true to the style of the original UI, so new and old components are integrated seamlessly.

It is not our goal to re-create the complete interface from scratch. Instead we try to identify and change areas that need improvement, while leaving the things that are already good alone.

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39. Re: Enhanced Skyrim UI Dec 19, 2011, 07:26 Pankin
 
Jerykk wrote on Dec 19, 2011, 03:15:
Hey look, you made a subjective statement sound like a fact.

It's not really subjective at all. When designing menus that players will need to navigate on a regular basis, you want to ensure that navigation is as quick and efficient as possible. This is objectively not the case for Skyrim's UI. Every menu involves redundant scrolling. There's no reason why a map should require scrolling. There's no reason why I shouldn't be able to see all my skills and perks without scrolling. There's no reason why I should have to spend more than 10 seconds scrolling through my potions, ingredients, books, etc. There's no reason why, given the amount of scrolling required to navigate these menus, there is no scroll bar or PgUp/PgDn/Home/End support, or the ability to sort by name, value, weight, damage, etc. There's no reason why I should have to mark an item as a favorite before I can assign it a hotkey. There's no reason why I should be limited to 8 hotkeys when my keyboard has 10 number keys.

Skyrim's UI is objectively lousy.

So I have to ask: do you know what the words subjective and objective mean? These words each have a specific meaning that you can't simply ignore and expect to be taken seriously.

It's perfectly ok if you don't like Skyrim's UI. You're not alone, lad. But to assign your subjective dissatisfaction to that of an objective fact is delusional.

You have hereby forfeited your place among the intelligent. Now, please watch your step as you get on the shortbus. Here's your lunchbox, play nice with the other kids.
 
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