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Looking for input on card designs
« on: August 27, 2010, 08:46:10 PM »
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Here are some basic templates for a card game I made whose graphic design I'm working on:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v242/timmierz/35Green.png
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v242/timmierz/35Purple.png

(bad links, see below for new link)

The important features of a card in gameplay terms are its point value (35 in both of these cases), their color/shape, and their cost (the currently empty box on the bottom that will usually have two icons and a number).

Any advice, comments, suggestions?
« Last Edit: September 16, 2010, 12:24:00 PM by TimMierz »
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Re: Looking for input on card designs
« Reply #1 on: August 27, 2010, 08:56:25 PM »
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Re: Looking for input on card designs
« Reply #2 on: September 07, 2010, 12:09:04 AM »
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I don't think you want to use the photobucket logo in your cards.  I couldn't find the 35 anywhere.
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Re: Looking for input on card designs
« Reply #3 on: September 07, 2010, 09:53:03 AM »
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Hm, Photobucket doesn't seem to think those images exist.
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Re: Looking for input on card designs
« Reply #4 on: September 08, 2010, 07:02:59 PM »
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Hm, Photobucket doesn't seem to think those images exist.
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Re: Looking for input on card designs
« Reply #5 on: September 16, 2010, 12:16:40 PM »
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The cards were online for over a week, and right when I take them down, there's interest in them. :)

Orange robot: http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v242/timmierz/Orange24U15O.png
Partial green robot: http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v242/timmierz/Green37X10G.png
Green robot made from green and orange parts: http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v242/timmierz/Green44X8G3O.png
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Re: Looking for input on card designs
« Reply #6 on: September 16, 2010, 12:24:03 PM »
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Awesome work.  Looks nice to me.

Daniel

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p.s. is this a new card game that is come'n out?
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Re: Looking for input on card designs
« Reply #7 on: September 16, 2010, 12:24:48 PM »
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It's a game design I've had for a while that I'm updating the graphics for and shipping out to publishers in hope that someone picks it up.
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Re: Looking for input on card designs
« Reply #8 on: September 16, 2010, 12:42:15 PM »
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Nice graphics.  Are there supposed to be only numbers, or will there be effects in the game?
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Re: Looking for input on card designs
« Reply #9 on: September 16, 2010, 12:49:13 PM »
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Nice graphics.  Are there supposed to be only numbers, or will there be effects in the game?
They're robots. Of course it's only numbers. They need room on their hard drives for all the madd Kung Fu skillz.
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Re: Looking for input on card designs
« Reply #10 on: September 16, 2010, 12:54:24 PM »
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Looks really cool! :thumbup:

I hope a publisher uses this idea, that'd be awesome. Good luck.  :)
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Re: Looking for input on card designs
« Reply #11 on: September 16, 2010, 01:08:19 PM »
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They don't have any effect. The main number is their awesomeness rating; the player whose robots have the highest combined awesomeness wins the Automaton Wiring Exposition and Symposium of Organized Mechanical Elements. A working title for the game is Awesome Bots.

The cost of playing a card is on the bottom of a card. You pay in other part cards you've already played. To play the 37 Green bot (cost "X 10 green"), you need to scrap (discard) 10 points' worth of green robot parts. To play the 24 Orange bot (cost "^ 16 orange") you need to upgrade 16 points' worth of orange robot parts; upgraded parts can't be used for further costs but still give you awesomeness at the end of the game.
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Re: Looking for input on card designs
« Reply #12 on: September 16, 2010, 01:14:06 PM »
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what an ... awesome idea!
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Re: Looking for input on card designs
« Reply #13 on: September 16, 2010, 04:47:47 PM »
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what an ... awesome idea!
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Re: Looking for input on card designs
« Reply #14 on: September 16, 2010, 06:07:52 PM »
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You down puns?  I'm down with puns too.
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Re: Looking for input on card designs
« Reply #15 on: November 14, 2010, 09:19:49 PM »
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Very kewl very kewl!!   Just for kicks try making the "Cots" boxes shorter. The height of them kind of contrast.  but I really like them otherwise :-)

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Re: Looking for input on card designs
« Reply #16 on: May 10, 2011, 07:34:50 PM »
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One thing I've seen crop up frequently in critiques of design consideration is accounting for color-blindness.  I like that the shape complements the color to assist with this.  At first, I was concerned about the green-orange robot, but I see he is primarily green, and thus, primarily square, and the cost shows both square and octagon to demonstrate his green-ornageness even if the background does not.

The short version is, I like what you have here so far.