As announced a few days ago, the EVE Online: Retribution will feature a refreshed UI centered in a newly designed brackets for locked targets, here it is a short video showcasing how it looks like:

Spreadsheets has never been so pretty! j/k

Update: A Wild JonnyPew Appears!

This is actually my bad for skipping this one, JonnyPew also covered the “Circles Thingy” in this awesome Our Eve program, here is the episode:

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  1. Zarian

    The locked box showing hp is fucking terrible. The original is 10 times better.

    Everything else is nice

    October 23, 2012 at 4:59 pm Reply
  2. praying mantis01 MV

    ccp trying to fix things that aren't broken again.

    October 23, 2012 at 5:23 pm Reply
  3. Barberian

    Me likes it, yes… me does…

    October 23, 2012 at 5:37 pm Reply
  4. Hatersgonnahate

    Won't you please just think of the lag? Seriously CCP are the worst graphics programmers ever, considering what this game actually displays versus the crappy performance involved. Oh yeah the eye candy is pretty, but god forbid you have more than 20 objects on the screen, never mind 1,000 or so.

    October 23, 2012 at 5:51 pm Reply
    1. MasterDebater

      server side lag is tidi bro

      October 24, 2012 at 9:08 am Reply
  5. NCdot supporter

    Oh god this. Three horizontal lines is much clearer than this circular shit. Please don't do this ccp.;

    October 23, 2012 at 6:34 pm Reply
  6. ...

    I think the new target lock looks cooler but it's less intuitive. I guess all those people who say ccp are trying to dumb down eve can suck a big fat one.

    October 23, 2012 at 7:29 pm Reply
  7. NullSecHoBo

    What on earth are you on about… This is rendering on the cilent side. If it's not on the server side, it won't cause lag.

    I think they even mention it somewhere that they were extra careful to only use the info that is already sent to the client.

    Read up some before you barf shit out.. jeez.

    October 23, 2012 at 7:29 pm Reply
  8. PewPew

    The round targetting / health brackets look nicer but they seem less functional so all in all a step back and I dont think it needed fixing so effort wasted that could CCP could spend on something more important.

    October 23, 2012 at 8:21 pm Reply
    1. Baddies being bad

      Agreed, I'm a prophet and can see the future.

      There will be tears and the new target huds will become an option.

      That said and while being a huge fan of skilful MS PAINT skill perhaps the concept of addition more functionality could be considered?

      I know discovering the circle is exciting and all….

      Just a thought

      October 24, 2012 at 5:05 am Reply
  9. Cozenn

    Or maybe you need to upgrade your comp? My client barely has lag even in Jita

    October 23, 2012 at 8:56 pm Reply
    1. Yuri


      October 25, 2012 at 7:51 pm Reply
    2. bob

      Thats because its reinformced you tool.

      Try logging onto a fleet fight with 700+ in a system that hasn't been reinforced.

      October 29, 2012 at 8:46 am Reply
  10. ermagherd! good video…next time fly an assault frig 😛

    October 23, 2012 at 9:45 pm Reply
  11. Aonus

    Locking targets look good. Circles around Target looks good. Locked Target health bar on Targeted list on top right hand corner….FUCKING HORRIBLE…. leave the old shit alone it works, nothing broken. go fix the broken shit, like certain systems where u get out 50km and u are off grid…. CCP needs to do something better with all their free time instead of changing things that work.

    October 23, 2012 at 9:47 pm Reply
  12. Bobkin

    Its mindless trend following that usually happens when apple or now google does makeover. The idea is not to look 'dated' and if u lose or gain functionally, well meh.

    Ocassionally something good comes out of it, but often its ruined by other crap brought in at the same time.

    October 23, 2012 at 11:33 pm Reply
  13. dreadchicken

    Why didn't they make them concentric circles? Outside shield, middle armor, inner structure?

    October 24, 2012 at 12:45 am Reply
    1. Grotexx

      Again the three segments take less room on the screen….. as IRC FC says "Peeps will adapt in hours"

      October 24, 2012 at 3:30 am Reply
  14. IRC FC

    People will adapt within hours. I think it looks good and once peeps get the hang of it, it'll be no different functionally than before. I look forward to playing with it.

    October 24, 2012 at 12:48 am Reply
    1. Luwc

      no wonder you are a IRC FC …

      October 24, 2012 at 2:16 pm Reply
  15. Makalu_Zarya

    the round health bars are just plain awful…now there is no way to tell how much of what a target has in relation to each other and makes it rather hard to judge the amount of hp it has left altogether…eyeballing round circles is far harder than straight lines…pointless change…but then again i can't say i'm surprised at something like this…not after unified inventory in any case.

    October 24, 2012 at 4:56 am Reply
  16. The_Oracle86

    hmmm i like it. I think the changes are refreshing, it might be a little harder to make decisions based on target health though cuz they're not 3 parallel lines right on top of eachother anymore, but maybe not. And nice job on the new explosion effects, pvper's are smiling everywhere. Overall, i think its progress.

    October 24, 2012 at 5:33 am Reply
  17. Pink Snuffles

    We don't need new interfaces
    We don't need new target controls

    October 24, 2012 at 7:12 am Reply
  18. RobFromTheMarketing

    this seems aloto me like Incarna "updates" only this time around they have pushed in some new ships to blind us….who the fuck needs mercenaries on planets in a separate game, unified inventory – now at v2.0 – this locking reticle shit, more missions to drone regions – put back the alloys u fucks- we need TeCH nerf and mechanics fine tuneing….

    October 24, 2012 at 8:07 am Reply
  19. bupi

    True there are other issues witch are more important but at least its something.
    A little fresh air after nearly 10 years of same screen adn interfaces doesnt hurt, besides, it looks cool and not complicated at all, and i think its fitting well or even better for the most kind of player in eve.
    and there will still be major bugfixes etc and rebalancing and stuff… so dont worry… btw im eager to see the new minmatar models in action

    October 24, 2012 at 8:27 am Reply
  20. dikreathz

    hopefully they set this as an option, it looks good but, when having mutiple targets and working in small fleet trying to see who has most damage … i repeat OPTIONAL WOULD BE GOOD!

    October 24, 2012 at 8:29 am Reply
  21. crapcrap

    Round shapes are the new black.
    and i still don't like it.

    October 24, 2012 at 9:02 am Reply
  22. MasterDebater

    This is complete waste of time and money. No one asked for this, and it's really needs to be optional.

    October 24, 2012 at 9:04 am Reply
  23. Conrad

    Once they get passed the months of bitching and whining because something changed.

    October 24, 2012 at 10:11 am Reply
  24. youmadbro

    you mad bro? Get over it, plenty of people support the changes- you dont like it? Dont play.

    (If you leave hasihasyourstuff?)

    October 24, 2012 at 10:19 am Reply
  25. Ltd

    I support these changes! The UI needs a constant makeovers as it looks like its from 1980 or something.

    October 24, 2012 at 10:48 am Reply
  26. Lugalbandak

    amen, plenty of other mmo for you , i love those change , fuck tech , your not mad at ccp but at goons and pets

    October 24, 2012 at 11:18 am Reply
  27. gtfo u bitch

    wouldn't it be nice, when i jump/bridge into a system and the grid loads completly without relogging?
    Fuck that, let's make the target indicator round!

    October 24, 2012 at 12:01 pm Reply
  28. Luwc

    dear ccp .. that shit is fucking retarded . thank you

    October 24, 2012 at 2:02 pm Reply
  29. Luwc

    sort of right makalu

    October 24, 2012 at 2:16 pm Reply
  30. hurrdurrdurrh

    I like the circle, but the HP circle'd bars are shit, i hope they have a option to turn it off or on so i can choose wich i use

    October 24, 2012 at 4:57 pm Reply
  31. TEST scum

    what a fucking waste. more important things than the targetting UI. there is an old saying 'if its not broke done fix it'

    October 24, 2012 at 9:05 pm Reply
  32. omgwhy

    There seems to be 2 sides to this, the side that doesnt like it because they have to deal with alot of targets in a pvp situation, and the side that likes it cause they only deal with npcs… you can tell that because they have no idea how thats going to look if your logi or dps. And yeah we know we will whine and bitch and get used to it, the point you missed is why do we have to work uphill to learn the new shit that replaced the stuff that wasnt broken. Jesus.

    October 24, 2012 at 11:28 pm Reply
  33. facepalm

    wow johnypew is terrible, sqwarking about how hes going to die to NPCs and that its the fault of lag..

    85% of the time he was only webbed and not pointed thus could have warped out.. what a scrub.

    October 24, 2012 at 11:29 pm Reply
  34. 4Guns

    Please vote if you find this idea useful.
    The Problem: When I'm in a gang, I can see all my allies in range on ship-scan, but it does not tell me who is ally and who is NOT, until an enemy lands on grid. Can CCP add a -blue-red-yellow label on ship-scanner please, so that I know an enemy is approaching…..
    I think, this would be more useful, than all those fancy enhancements.

    October 25, 2012 at 1:53 am Reply
  35. omfg

    He wanted to blow up that npc so we can see how new ui looks like…you dumb fuck
    also who the fuck cares about ships on the test server ?

    October 25, 2012 at 2:17 am Reply
  36. omfg

    lol you dont say

    October 25, 2012 at 2:19 am Reply
  37. badpostfollows

    A scan alone shouldn't reveal whether a given ship is piloted by a friend/enemy/neutral, but ships within sight of you should definitely have that sort of tag.

    Alternatively, add on a minimum range setting, zero being default. At least then you wouldn't have anyone within ~100 km of you showing up, and you would know whether you find someone warping in or you're just picking up a squadmate.

    October 25, 2012 at 3:43 am Reply
  38. NullSecHoBo

    There's a thread in Eve-O to post ideas, you know.

    Posting here with stuff like this is as useless as it goes.

    October 25, 2012 at 5:43 am Reply
  39. RobFromMarketing

    You ignorant little scrub…you are just like the women who buy stuff wich looks good and shiny on the outside and is nicely packed but it's just a useless thing they throw away after a few days…
    All I did say is that they should be concentrating on things to make eve BETTER, NOT NICER and still broken inside…but prolly in your few months of eve have only played in belts or missions with max zoom in so you can see the effects…I guess the NPC has no more secrets for you and now you need that change…
    PS No, I will not leave eve and even if I leave and leave you my stuff you wouldn't have much use for it becouse my stuff is not for missioning/ratting so therefore you will have no clue what to do with it but sell it….(bet you have max trade skills)

    October 25, 2012 at 6:52 pm Reply
  40. lol

    I think if most things CCP added were optional the game would be much better. All their additions are not actually beneficial to a large chunk of players.

    October 25, 2012 at 9:39 pm Reply
  41. Makes no Sense

    Why are they giving this attention when……
    Grids breaks randomly or grids just don't load, module timers are always out of sync, heat often doesn't show up for several cycles then suddenly overheated, pop-ups block you from clicking on overview, users have little control over the layout of the screen (everything should be movable and size adjustable to any size), overview settings should able to be saved as-is and then loaded back to be EXACTLY as they were, tab limit on overview is too low, when heat is turned on then off modules often still appear to be heated, sometimes your ship will blow up AFTER you enter warp

    How long has this game been out?

    Yeah, and you're making useless changes while core functionality of flying in space is still broken in so many ways…..

    October 26, 2012 at 11:00 pm Reply
  42. Blind as a bat

    I've been playing eve for 2 years and I've lived at 3 different addresses with different ISP's, I've heard of it happening to many people, and also observed it on streams. You are probably just like the majority of eve players and oblivious to what is actually happening when these things occur.

    October 29, 2012 at 4:29 am Reply
  43. Neville Nobody

    The resembles the unified Inventory we had to have another useless upgrade to a system that wasnt broken in the first place lets just waste developers time on useless crap and ignore all the broken crap and promises typical CCP

    October 30, 2012 at 11:32 pm Reply
    1. meme

      I second this with all my alts ;')

      October 31, 2012 at 12:39 pm Reply
  44. meme

    I got flamed on the Eveo forums last time I said I wish they would fix what is broken like the overview and older bugs instead of making new graphics, besides most of the people I know dont have brackets on and play with minimal graphics..

    so wish they would listen to the players of the game..

    October 31, 2012 at 12:50 pm Reply
  45. suboran

    Safety button = carebear mode ON

    October 31, 2012 at 1:55 pm Reply
  46. recollector1973

    Ya want cooler ?!?!?

    Go play wow you dumbfuck…or stick to mining.

    October 31, 2012 at 2:03 pm Reply
  47. bob

    youmadbro…you sir are a fucking clown!!

    November 1, 2012 at 12:23 pm Reply

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