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Qt: Introduce simplified mode #7691
Obviously highly WIP!
This PR introduces simplified mode
Simplified mode will be enabled by default.
Things hidden by simplifed mode
(and why they are hidden)
I agree with what @irishmapping said, except for the part about disabling/hiding cheats. I feel like users expect to find cheats as an option for any emulator (even if they don't end up using that feature), and hiding that setting from users under a setting that toggles the simplistic UI could actually cause confusion; there is a game on Steam called Space Engineers, and the developers had a similar idea to add a simplified menu as an option and to make it the default. This menu hid a lot of features that were expected of the game, and users who happened to purchase the game after this update were very confused as to why they couldn't make a custom world or enable mods and it tanked their reviews. So IMO two features that shouldn't be hidden are cheats and netplay (the netplay menu might benefit from simplification though).
Sorry for the block of text, just my stance on that idea and want to prevent new user confusion. I might give more feedback if I feel it's warranted.
The statistics reporting and this could share the same dialog on first boot, to save 2 dialogs from appearing.
But if more things get added, then I'd rather have it multi-paged, like a wizard. That's not unusual for programs. There's probably more things that could be added there that I can think of but that's for another discussion.
"Do we need a "Safe"/"Fast" slider for all settings?"