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riuthamus

Titlescreen Art ( want opinions )

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I think it looks very decent. A couple of major games off the top of my head that have similar title styles are Skyrim and Guild Wars 2, and I can see it fitting right in with them.
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Thanks, i didnt have anything in mind in general other than the sci-fi white/grey look... although the game is medival so I added the clouds to bring in a grain effect. I am debating on adding in some particles that would spawn from the lower left and float up like fire spakrs to the center.
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Yes, there would be the menu text on the left, and the currently selected character will be on the right. Again, more or less a test demo to get the reactions of people and see if it is too generic or.. if it is just right.
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[img]http://www.bhslaughter.com/forum/uploads/gallery/album_371/gallery_1_371_114357.jpg[/img]

Added the particles ( what they should look like ) as well as a demo of the character. Edited by riuthamus
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looks very clean and the particles should be awesome in movement.
Only 1 comment, not sure if it's intended but the depth seems to be missing from the clouds.
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I think you've already done this a little in your last picture, but some mist/clouds floating in front of the character might look nice and give it some depth. Looks great so far!
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[quote name='Murdocki' timestamp='1345725020' post='4972555']
light really helps bring structure in clouds. Depending on what you are aiming for these images may give you some ideas:

[url="http://coreldraw.com/cfs-filesystemfile.ashx/__key/CommunityServer.Components.PostAttachments/00.00.08.69.95/P1210844-_2D00_-Storm-clouds-in-grayscale.jpg"]cloud roof[/url]
[url="http://diglloyd.com/articles/Infrared/images/MonitorPassInfrared-grayscale.jpg"]high contrast[/url]
[url="http://stevem.smugmug.com/photos/353522545_XxubJ-L.jpg"]no ground reference (also birds!)[/url]
[url="http://stevem.smugmug.com/photos/354576196_GyuXb-L.jpg"]internal light source (lightning)[/url]

These examples have higher contrast though so that might distract the user from the more important parts like menu items and character.
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Ah.. yes... I know what you mean, i will play around with the concept but the only light source is from the far left... so such a variant would not exist. This is not clouds you would find in the sky so you do not have light from above as well as below.
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Looks nice!

I would make the title block a bit larger so the words in the small print are easy to read, but it may be a matter of preference or perhaps they look large enough once the screen in in front of you.



3Ddreamer Edited by 3Ddreamer
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The V blends in too much. The shades are so close that it makes the whole image seem (to my eyes) like there is a bloom filter on it, even though there isn't. I suggest black or dark grey. Otherwise, it looks great.
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[img]http://www.bhslaughter.com/forum/uploads/gallery/album_371/gallery_1_371_144830.jpg[/img]

This is the changes that people asked for... let me know if you like them.
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I liked the recolor of the V, but have you tried a golden color? I think it could fit here in place of the blue...

as for the particles, are you trying to simulate fire or ash? i think they really look like ash coming from a fire, it's a really cool effect.
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will this be only black and white? i would suggest to you to add some color,not in the whole picture but in some parts e.g particles or the eyes from the hero and so forth.
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Not a bad suggestion, the particles could be blue or red, depending on the one color i wanted to add in as the accent. I have not decided if I wanted to display the character in full color like in brink, or if I would just display them in black and white and highlight key areas. Good ideas though and I like where your mind is.... hm... now to think it over and get back to you!
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Nice overall style, but (OP screenshot) "RuinValor" and "Riuthamus" are written in a very similar font, so that one would even expect the two words to be aligned vertically. Try a different style for the name in the right, e.g. no small caps and/or a different colour (red-brown for contrast?).
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