The Goldeneye: Source HUD, is taking on a very simplistic approach. We want to bring in some of the elements we love from the 64 but also create some new ways of doing things.
Chat will be visible from the bottom-left of the screen as messages come in. A nice background-highlighted text entry will also become visible when a user begins a message.
At the top left of the players screen, there is a chat-like section that will display information including:
Overhead indicators have been a popular addition in recent games, and we plan on integrating a small version. The overhead indicator will be visible for friendly units, displaying useful information such as the health and armor of that player. How it will work for enemy units is still unknown.