Default background for beatmaps

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Spicy Salsa
Hey guys, today I came up with an idea:
How about the feature of being able to set a default beatmap background which can be enabled/disabled and would not change the beatmap itself?
It would work like a full-time 100% dim, but you get to choose what background you use.

Not everyone would use this feature, obviously, but I and surely some other players would have a better experience with that feature.
Tell me what you think about this idea ;)

Spicy Salsa
Redstone_Mody
Love the idea, was thinking the same thing. Instead of going through each individual beatmap and setting background dim to 100% or deleting backgrounds entirely (Sorry for making you rage, Osu!), this option would be a great alternative.

*It would also help some of the younger players who have to play osu on family computers with some of those suggestive nightcore maps ;)*

I'd vote if I could, donor raaaaaaank!
eeezzzeee
So basically giving the playfield.png of skins an actual purpose other than editor? lol

Not a bad idea, it would be nice to have this option.
[ Scarlet Red ]
I voted, even tho I'd rather have my background dim to 100%, I still think this deserves recognition.
Catgirl

eeezzzeee wrote:

So basically giving the playfield.png of skins an actual purpose other than editor?
I actually like this idea, even though I probably wouldn't use it. Maybe have a "Disable background" option in settings that would allow the playfield.png to be used instead, and therefore would make this a skinnable feature.
Kevs
I completely agree with this, Would be super awesome to see this implemented in osu!
Therealsage
I think this is great! Its not like it ruins the gameplay for anyone and the change should be toggleable!

This Feature can't hurt anything if it were to get implemented, at least not what i know off :D


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Snamex
Yes please! I'm getting tired of seeing half naked anime girls all the time...
guro
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Satyrsaw
So basically you have the same background as in osu! front page for all Songs? The idea i got from this was that each Song would use that BG. Not sure if its what was suggested. Any way, only gonna throw a start if it is what i think.
otoed1
This would be excellent, plus we can customize our skins even more :D
Fritz
This needs to happen. If I intend to ever play this game in a public place I do not want anime women invading my screen on map selection!
Project Railgun
I disagree. Map backgrounds are the choice of the mapper, and should (if done properly) reflect how the mapper feels about that song. Using a default background would defeat the purpose of relating the background to the song (psychology).

Fritz wrote:

This needs to happen. If I intend to ever play this game in a public place I do not want anime women invading my screen on map selection!
Don't download maps that are subject to those backgrounds (i.e. TV Size, "kawaii" anime).
Fritz

Project Railgun wrote:

I disagree. Map backgrounds are the choice of the mapper, and should (if done properly) reflect how the mapper feels about that song. Using a default background would defeat the purpose of relating the background to the song (psychology).

Fritz wrote:

This needs to happen. If I intend to ever play this game in a public place I do not want anime women invading my screen on map selection!
Don't download maps that are subject to those backgrounds (i.e. TV Size, "kawaii" anime).
If a player feels the need to have a default image for the maps, for me it would just be a blank black screen for everything, why not allow them to do so? I would say over 95% of the songs I have played in this game have some form of anime background that appears during breaks and map selection. I am not strictly speaking of inappropriate images. Personally, I think it would be incredibly nice to just have an option to either set your own background for all maps or just disable map art entirely.

EDIT: I do not disapprove of anime, in fact I enjoy it, but there should definitely be an option to disable or change map art, as an aesthetic. Some map art images are blurry as hell too, which is annoying.
Tanomoshii Nekojou

Spicy Salsa wrote:

Not everyone would use this feature, obviously, but I and surely some other players would have a better experience with that feature.
Yup. Not everyone. But exclude me. I WANT THIS! :D:D:D:D
PERSONALIZING OSU = <3 <3
Remco
Would certainly make it easy to have every background a custom color
PureFallen
I love the idea.

Problem: Flashlight Mod.
I hate it to use a 100% Dim, i can´t see the circle of FL.
Other way i see a custom Background. Both disturb me by playing.

So i must change the background in the Songs-Folder after i downloaded a new map.


Ouch, that hurts :o
Mafuuu
This would be so awesome to have around. I don't like using 100% dim since it makes the lighting weird for me and it sounds like too much of a pain in the ass to change all my beatmap backgrounds into a black picture .-.
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