Oolite Icon Competition

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Post by aegidian » Fri Aug 06, 2010 12:48 pm

Disembodied wrote:A Dark Wheel instead of an Elite bird:

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Yeah, I like that too!
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Post by Rxke » Fri Aug 06, 2010 12:54 pm

Nice, original and inspired :D


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Post by commander_matt » Tue Aug 10, 2010 5:45 pm

[img][img]http://a.imageshack.us/img812/769/oolitelogo1.jpg[/img]

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Post by Svengali » Tue Aug 10, 2010 5:49 pm

Nice one!

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Post by commander_matt » Tue Aug 10, 2010 5:57 pm

App icons seem to be everywhere at the moment, so i thought id try an Oolite version.

Suggestions for changes/improvements would be appreciated.

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Post by maik » Tue Aug 10, 2010 6:35 pm

I like the clean look! My new favorite :)

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Post by CaptKev » Wed Aug 11, 2010 7:54 am

maik wrote:I like the clean look! My new favorite :)
I have to agree, very nice indeed.
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Post by commander_matt » Wed Aug 11, 2010 2:57 pm

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Ive recreated my previous icon as a complete vector image, it will make it easier to scale it up and down.

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Post by maik » Wed Aug 11, 2010 3:02 pm

Cool. How small can you go?

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Post by commander_matt » Wed Aug 11, 2010 3:14 pm

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Shot at 2010-08-11

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Shot at 2010-08-11

top one is 30x30px
bottom one 14x14px

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Post by maik » Wed Aug 11, 2010 3:28 pm

14x14px? More like 61x61... Anyways, when I compare to the other icons on my screen that seems small enough. I would get rid of the grey border though, that would give a little more room when you go to e.g. 64x64 (which, I believe, is the standard size on my setup at least).

BTW, when does the competition end? Can we vote already? ;-)

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Post by DaddyHoggy » Wed Aug 11, 2010 3:30 pm

commander_matt wrote:Image
Shot at 2010-08-11

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Shot at 2010-08-11

top one is 30x30px
bottom one 14x14px
According to the image properties - they're 134x132 and 61x61 respectively... :?
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Post by maik » Wed Aug 11, 2010 3:38 pm

I just took a look at the first page of this thread to see the actual rules. So the icon has to scale down to 16x16 but can be hand-tuned.

In that case I would consider removing the text from the icon as that cannot be read anymore. Also the shadows and planet glow might need to go and it will probably still require some pixel tweaking after exporting to png.

It would be good to find out what the minimum size that still looks good as a direct export from the vector version is. Probably 128x128 in this case, 64x64 would already need removal of the text IMHO.

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Post by commander_matt » Wed Aug 11, 2010 3:48 pm

you're quite right! i think it'll go down pretty small tho :)

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Post by commander_matt » Wed Aug 11, 2010 4:51 pm

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