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    Quote Originally Posted by akts View Post
    New lux splash: she is insane. Oh, and her laugh.
    Oh.. Em.. Gee... Im buying Lux now, that artwork is immense!
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    And still people complain. Apparently for some people, crappy art >> awesome new splash just because it's what they're used to.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Duilliath View Post
    And still people complain. Apparently for some people, crappy art >> awesome new splash just because it's what they're used to.
    Warning, warning, subjective opinions, abort mission.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lycoris View Post
    Warning, warning, subjective opinions, abort mission.
    He has a point though to be fair.
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    Quote Originally Posted by samhazza View Post
    He has a point though to be fair.
    What point? That everyone who dislikes the new art do so because of some bias he came up with out of thin air?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lycoris View Post
    What point? That everyone who dislikes the new art do so because of some bias he came up with out of thin air?
    Just the fact that the art work is good but there is always some people who dislike it because its a change from what they are used to.
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    Quote Originally Posted by samhazza View Post
    Just the fact that the art work is good but there is always some people who dislike it because its a change from what they are used to.
    The opinion is that it isn't good. I personally think it looks bad. Sure, it's an improvement from her old NA artwork, but that really isn't an accomplishment.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lycoris View Post
    What point? That everyone who dislikes the new art do so because of some bias he came up with out of thin air?
    There's little debate over which is better in actual quality. Some of the old splashes are woefully poor quality. Lux wasn't the worst offender, but it most definitely wasn't top quality.

    Giving preference to how something looks over another thing is fine. There's no accounting for taste. Denying the increase in quality is silly.

    Even so, in this case (and a few others), it certainly feels like people cling to tradition and force of habit more than actually looking at the new pieces with an open mind.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Talby View Post
    You have to admit her pose seems a bit unnatural, I think if they fixed that up it'd be perfectly fine. I feel like the odd one out when I say that I like the crazy face
    I'm with you, she looks awesome all crazy looking like that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Duilliath View Post
    There's little debate over which is better in actual quality. Some of the old splashes are woefully poor quality. Lux wasn't the worst offender, but it most definitely wasn't top quality.

    Giving preference to how something looks over another thing is fine. There's no accounting for taste. Denying the increase in quality is silly.

    Even so, in this case (and a few others), it certainly feels like people cling to tradition and force of habit more than actually looking at the new pieces with an open mind.
    Okay but in this case we need to be very careful we differentiate between quality as in graphical fidelity and quality as in aesthetically pleasing lest we fall into the deep pit of doom that is equivocation. While it demonstrably has a higher quality in the first case, I find that to be irrelevant. I'd rather listen to Flatsound in 128kbps mp3 than Deadmau5 in FLAC.

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    Quote Originally Posted by akts View Post
    New lux splash: she is insane. Oh, and her laugh.
    She is borderline insane actually. Just read the lore surrounding her.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lycoris View Post
    Okay but in this case we need to be very careful we differentiate between quality as in graphical fidelity and quality as in aesthetically pleasing lest we fall into the deep pit of doom that is equivocation. While it demonstrably has a higher quality in the first case, I find that to be irrelevant. I'd rather listen to Flatsound in 128kbps mp3 than Deadmau5 in FLAC.
    While I'd rather listen to neither, even if we substitute Flatsound with something more of my liking, I'd still not pick the 128kbps. Poor quality reduces the experience for me by so much, I'd rather pass on it entirely.

    It's part of the reason you won't see me play, say, Miss Fortune. Though the new Splash art might fix that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Duilliath View Post
    While I'd rather listen to neither, even if we substitute Flatsound with something more of my liking, I'd still not pick the 128kbps. Poor quality reduces the experience for me by so much, I'd rather pass on it entirely.

    It's part of the reason you won't see me play, say, Miss Fortune. Though the new Splash art might fix that.
    Thing is I can't really pick neither, now can I?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Duilliath View Post
    It's part of the reason you won't see me play, say, Miss Fortune. Though the new Splash art might fix that.
    The new splash art is definitely one of the reasons that will make me play Miss Fortune again.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lycoris View Post
    Thing is I can't really pick neither, now can I?
    I'm not sure what you're trying to say here.

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    I'm saying you can't pick neither, I guess you could go into the gamefiles and remove it with a blank image but that'd sort of ruin it.

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    You can install custom skins. I'm guessing you can use custom splashes as well, but not sure.

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    Quote Originally Posted by akts View Post
    New lux splash: she is insane. Oh, and her laugh.
    that is... decidedly more creepy than it is now.

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    I think I prefer the old Lux one, not entirely sure. Her face is fine but her pose is a bit off to me. It's still a good image though. Better than Shyvana's default art

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    I am having so much fun with Vlad so far. I hope he goes on sale soon.

    Is there any easy way to look up when he last went on sale? If it was within the last month or two I guess odds are he won't be for a while and I may just bite the bullet and pay full price.

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    I decided to just buy him + the Vandal skin awhile ago. He's on sale rarely if ever.

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