Very good suggestions. I agree the section getting an entire facelift would be beneficial. I'll sort out some ideas for that, as well. Thanks a lot for that.Since it's clear there's majority support, instead of offering dissenting points here are some "suggestions-to-the-suggestion":
1. I don't think the ranks should be combined as there may be too much distinction between someone that designs graphics for clients and websites and someone that creates functional models in a video game. It's ambiguous how you even become a designer *now*.
2. Regardless of how the ranks change, combine or don't, the sections need reworking. Perhaps change the Graphics Section to "RSPS Design" to centralize activity to an area on the forums, it could encapsulate things like models as well as client designs etc. Might even be better to make a sub-forum under RSPS but the gfx section has to be looked at. The biggest issue with this rank suggestion is that there is just not enough activity to warrant it, so if you can concentrate the activity to fewer areas it at least helps.
3. Go through the designer list with a fine tooth comb, remove 2 layer sig creators and the like. Make a requirement for the designer rank be so that you have to actually be doing RSPS-related shit
Genuinely, I don't think "Designer" as it has been from like 2011-2021 serves any purpose on Rune-Server. Why recognize people that are simply skilled with photoshop with no context? The rank itself needs a major overhaul if these kinds of ideas are going forward.