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Sardines Icon test

Blog posted by Ste Pickford on Thu, 14 Nov 2013
Subject: Magnetic Billiards: Sardines

Ste Pickford

Here's my first draft of an icon for the new Magnetic Billiards game.

I've looked at it too much now and I can't tell if it's any good, or complete rubbish, or which variant looks better.

Would you tap this icon? Maybe it needs a few tweaks? Or maybe it's completely the wrong approach and I should throw it away and start again?

I've no idea any more.

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Too much background I think. Compare the current MB one, where the beardy bloke is the key feature and the balls and diagram are definitely background material. I'd have about 2 balls on the table, roughly where the blue ones are, and leave the rest as blue or green baize. That should give you a distinctive shape that would make the icon distinctive and easy to find.

 

Ste Pickford

Cheers! Much appreciated.

 

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