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delinear wrote:
Here you go, I wrote a quick script to generate the shades programatically using the table here and saved out as PNG to avoid loss (Photoshop is reporting 256 colours for me when I import the PNG back in):



Edit: I'm hoping any compression on the server side doesn't result in loss though, I don't have any control over that.

And since they're already in an array, a few variations:



First is just the array reversed, second is randomised, third is created by intermittently taking the first colour, then the last, then the second, then the second from last etc.

I think the randomized one would be a good mb for "I enjoy watching snow on my television" (or something like that)!
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MB Proposal for Prune Juice... A warrior's drink!

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Mouseover: "Prune Juice... A warrior's drink!"

I intended the MB to directly mirror that of the Beer fan MB: mb

Also, since this is in direct homage to Start Trek: TNG I intend to submit it within that category.

Would anyone like to offer input for consideration prior to submission?

Like it, but isn't prune juice a little more brown (and less purple)?
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kiowapilot wrote:
ejtracer wrote:
MB Proposal for Prune Juice... A warrior's drink!

Proposed MB:
 


Mouseover: "Prune Juice... A warrior's drink!"

I intended the MB to directly mirror that of the Beer fan MB: mb

Also, since this is in direct homage to Start Trek: TNG I intend to submit it within that category.

Would anyone like to offer input for consideration prior to submission?

Like it, but isn't prune juice a little more brown (and less purple)?


Its really more of a really deep purple, but it did not look very good with that heavier purple shading. I opted for artistic license on the coloring in this case.
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ejtracer wrote:
MB Proposal for Prune Juice... A warrior's drink!

Proposed MB:
 


Mouseover: "Prune Juice... A warrior's drink!"

I intended the MB to directly mirror that of the Beer fan MB: mb

Also, since this is in direct homage to Start Trek: TNG I intend to submit it within that category.

Would anyone like to offer input for consideration prior to submission?


Thanks to quoting, I saw some stray white pixels that have now been removed.

Slighty Tweaked MB:
 


ejtracer wrote:

Slighty Tweaked MB:
 
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I love Skip bo. so here some ideas for a micro badge.






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Here is a response to a request by user bluelise:

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The request is for a badge to represent that the user has a nemesis, so the icon is a shaking fist and the mouseover text proposed by bluelise would be "Curse you, nemesis!"

Here is the proposed badge:

 


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Is this ready to submit
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Not quite there yet (please explain what's missing)
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Poll created by delinear


Please leave some feedback if you feel there are areas that could be improved, thanks!


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delinear wrote:


 


Please leave some feedback ...



I like the idea. I think the fingers should come further over the thumb, though. Right now it looks like the hand is doing something requiring dexterity rather than shaking in anger, like rolling a die or making the ASL letter E. I would buy this, especially if the user could link it to his/her nemesis.
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Kaffedrake wrote:

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Better?


It's still fairly jagged in places, and your lines are now 2 pixels thick even though they should be as slim as possible. Try to recreate the shape by hand using just red pixels, then smooth out the sloping bits. Finally, it should be symmetric.


Kaffedrake, the mean man of Microbadging. I say that with affection though, and appreciate the feedback/nudging in the right direction.

I'm still new to using this transparency thing to make pixels appear less jagged, so here is my first attempt at that plus a small shadow to make it symmetrical.



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Started working on this one a few days ago, people suggested I work on it further and smooth it out.

- Original MB design

- smoother design

Loosely based on this slacklining image, for those of you who are not familiar with slacklining -


Any suggestions on the smoother design? Anyone prefer the pixel version?
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delinear wrote:
Here is a response to a request by user bluelise:

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The request is for a badge to represent that the user has a nemesis, so the icon is a shaking fist and the mouseover text proposed by bluelise would be "Curse you, nemesis!"

Here is the proposed badge:

 


Poll
Is this ready to submit
Yes, submit away
Not quite there yet (please explain what's missing)
      23 answers
Poll created by delinear


Please leave some feedback if you feel there are areas that could be improved, thanks!


I voted "yes, submit away", but just saw some animated microbadges, and thought that having the actual fist shaking slowly might be awesome.
What do you guys think?
As for the linking to a nemesis, it would be cool too, but I'd provide an option for linking and no linking, if possible.
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Phelanpt wrote:
delinear wrote:
Here is a response to a request by user bluelise:

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The request is for a badge to represent that the user has a nemesis, so the icon is a shaking fist and the mouseover text proposed by bluelise would be "Curse you, nemesis!"

Here is the proposed badge:

 


I voted "yes, submit away", but just saw some animated microbadges, and thought that having the actual fist shaking slowly might be awesome.
What do you guys think?
As for the linking to a nemesis, it would be cool too, but I'd provide an option for linking and no linking, if possible.

Animated microbadges are limited to special (mostly award) badges (so probably not going to happen)...
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Jamesbv7 wrote:
I love Skip bo. so here some ideas for a micro badge.






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Which one is best?
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Poll created by Jamesbv7

I think #3 has the most promise, but it isn't really round and there are some jaggy pixels on the outer circle too...
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Oh, didn't know that. Thanks!
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kataclysm wrote:
delinear wrote:


 


Please leave some feedback ...



I like the idea. I think the fingers should come further over the thumb, though. Right now it looks like the hand is doing something requiring dexterity rather than shaking in anger, like rolling a die or making the ASL letter E. I would buy this, especially if the user could link it to his/her nemesis.
Actually, just tried to do the gesture, and I feel that the thumb should be further over the fingers, covering part of the first two.
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Here are some microbadges for Memoir '44 expansions that don't have any yet:

Memoir '44: Equipment Pack fan
Memoir '44: Winter Wars fan
Memoir '44: Battle Maps series fan

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  Yes, go ahead! Needs improvement (please elaborate!) No, don't submit it Vote Count
66.7% (6) 11.1% (1) 22.2% (2) 9
62.5% (5) 25.0% (2) 12.5% (1) 8
25.0% (2) 50.0% (4) 25.0% (2) 8
Total Voters 9
This poll is now closed.   9 answers
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Closes: Sat Jan 19, 2013 6:00 am
 
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Thanks for the feedback guys, it's actually really helpful.

Phelanpt wrote:
kataclysm wrote:
delinear wrote:


 


Please leave some feedback ...


I like the idea. I think the fingers should come further over the thumb, though. Right now it looks like the hand is doing something requiring dexterity rather than shaking in anger, like rolling a die or making the ASL letter E. I would buy this, especially if the user could link it to his/her nemesis.
Actually, just tried to do the gesture, and I feel that the thumb should be further over the fingers, covering part of the first two.


kataclysm and Phelanpt thanks for the input, I think you're both on the right lines, I just made a tightly clenched fist and I think the fingers do come further behind the thumb, which could either be rendered as the thumb being a little higher or the fingers being a little lower. I don't want to extend the thumb up as the less of the top of the fingers I show, the less recognisable it becomes as a fist (I created half a dozen versions that just looked like blobs!), instead I've extended the visible finger down slightly (the others are covered by the thumb anyway). I'll put both versions in a poll and see which one you guys prefer, for me although the change is subtle I do think verson 2 is better but I'm happy to go with what everyone else thinks.

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Which version do you prefer?
Version 1
 
Version 2
 
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Poll created by delinear


As for animating, as kiowapilot said, this is only allowed for certain award badges and I think it's generally limited to adding sparkles to the award. I'm not sure there is any way to link a microbadge to a particular user either (unless someone a bit more familiar with the system knows how, I've just had a look at my own and I can't see any options), sorry!
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kiowapilot wrote:
Jamesbv7 wrote:
I love Skip bo. so here some ideas for a micro badge.






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Which one is best?
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Poll created by Jamesbv7

I think #3 has the most promise, but it isn't really round and there are some jaggy pixels on the outer circle too...


I agree, I voted for #3 (not being familiar with Skip Bo, 1 and 2 reminded me more vaguely of Uno) but it does need just a tiny bit of tidying up if possible.
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Schwartzkopf wrote:
Started working on this one a few days ago, people suggested I work on it further and smooth it out.

- Original MB design

- smoother design

Loosely based on this slacklining image, for those of you who are not familiar with slacklining -


Any suggestions on the smoother design? Anyone prefer the pixel version?


I know it's not helpful in picking one but I like both
 
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delinear wrote:
kiowapilot wrote:
Jamesbv7 wrote:
I love Skip bo. so here some ideas for a micro badge.






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Which one is best?
      11 answers
Poll created by Jamesbv7

I think #3 has the most promise, but it isn't really round and there are some jaggy pixels on the outer circle too...


I agree, I voted for #3 (not being familiar with Skip Bo, 1 and 2 reminded me more vaguely of Uno) but it does need just a tiny bit of tidying up if possible.


I have not played Skip-Bo since I was a kid, but once I saw the logo, I knew it belonged to that singular game. However, although #3 is the best choice IMHO, it does need a smidge of work to clean it up.
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Here's a microbadge for the Artists Diego Velázquez to go in the group Literature and Arts » Artists.

Microbadge for Diego Velázquez:
Over text to read "Diego Velázquez fan"
Option 2
 


Option 2 is based on this detail (of himself) from one of his most well know paintings "Las Meninas";
 

Kaffedrake wrote:
This works but is there any reason not to zoom in even more?

Option 2 was clearly the preferred choice although 1/2 the folks who preferred it also felt it needed work.

Here's a revised version:
 


Opinions?
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delinear wrote:
Okay let's take a poll on these additional Love Letter Japanese art edition micro-badges. The original Princess poll and supporting text is here:

 
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/article/10998352#10998352

First one up is the red haired Princess:
 


Poll
The red haired Princess
Ready to submit
Needs more work (please say what)
No (please say why)
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Poll created by delinear


Next up, I'm not sure how well it works but I'm happy to throw it open to the public, it's the soldier:
 


Poll
The soldier
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Needs more work (please say what)
No (please say why)
      10 answers
Poll created by delinear


And just because he's super fun, the clown:
 


Poll
The clown
Ready to submit
Needs more work (please say what)
No (please say why)
      12 answers
Poll created by delinear


Tom did you want to poll the Prince alongside these? I think he'd fit in well.


Can you reupload these with the mouseover as just 'Love Letter fan'? The names can stay, but seems an odd mouseover - I certainly would only buy it if the mouseover reflected the simple fandom for the game, but with my preferred image choice for the mb.
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Billythehut wrote:


Here's a revised version:
 


Opinions?
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Poll created by Billythehut


I like it. I would try two things that maybe improbe a bit the badge. First, triying with a little less contrast (currently, the black is too black, so there is no difference between hair and background). And second, i would try moving the face a couple pixels to the right, since Diego is looking at the left
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crazylegs wrote:
Munny wrote:


Ok.This image is perfect.





Hmmm...

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Hanabi fan
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Not much to go on here so bumping a little - any comments?
 
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Could do with a bit more contrast.
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