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I haven't seen a microbadge for Power Grid: The Robots. 16x16 is too small for the robot face to come out recognizable, at least to me, so I decided to try for something smaller: the nut that is the robot's "top hat".



It's green, it's a recognizable piece of the robot... comments?

It was clipped off of this image:

 
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Morganza wrote:
I haven't seen a microbadge for Power Grid: The Robots. 16x16 is too small for the robot face to come out recognizable, at least to me, so I decided to try for something smaller: the nut that is the robot's "top hat".



It's green, it's a recognizable piece of the robot... comments?

It was clipped off of this image:



This image doesn't really represent the game so well. Doesn't represent the game well enough.
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What about that circle on his chest? Looks interesting.
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What about that circle on his chest? Looks interesting.

Any chance you could get more of the robot look to the badge. The chest emblem still doesn't portray PG: Robots. Could you get the entire head into a badge?
 
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Me 262 Schwalbe wrote:
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Hi there, respected microbadge designers!

Could someone please design a Talk Talk microbadge?
(that is Music/Artist category for the designers born after 1980 and who are not into eighties music).

Of course I'll cover expenses. I'll pay 1 GG a pixel as soon I can purchase the badge.

1 GG a pixel? whistle Of course nothing has been signed yet, but here are a couple options from the debut album, "The Party's Over."

- "face" without transparency
- left "eye" detail with transparency


Nice, but I would prefer something from 'The colour of spring' or 'Spirit of Eden'. Like you said, nothing signed yet....

A moth from the cover of "The Colour of Spring." Of the numerous moths, this one looked like it would transfer to 16x16 the most amicably.

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wildthayne wrote:
Me 262 Schwalbe wrote:
wildthayne wrote:
Me 262 Schwalbe wrote:
Hi there, respected microbadge designers!

Could someone please design a Talk Talk microbadge?
(that is Music/Artist category for the designers born after 1980 and who are not into eighties music).

Of course I'll cover expenses. I'll pay 1 GG a pixel as soon I can purchase the badge.

1 GG a pixel? whistle Of course nothing has been signed yet, but here are a couple options from the debut album, "The Party's Over."

- "face" without transparency
- left "eye" detail with transparency


Nice, but I would prefer something from 'The colour of spring' or 'Spirit of Eden'. Like you said, nothing signed yet....

A moth from the cover of "The Colour of Spring." Of the numerous moths, this one looked like it would transfer to 16x16 the most amicably.



I like it! thumbsup
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Perhaps a "I log my rides on Strava" (see http://www.strava.com/) badge?
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Morganza wrote:
I haven't seen a microbadge for Power Grid: The Robots. 16x16 is too small for the robot face to come out recognizable, at least to me, so I decided to try for something smaller: the nut that is the robot's "top hat".





Adding "original" after the numbers set the image at the right size - {ImageID=1249563 original}

My quick shot at the head...

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zorro_jv wrote:
Morganza wrote:
I haven't seen a microbadge for Power Grid: The Robots. 16x16 is too small for the robot face to come out recognizable, at least to me, so I decided to try for something smaller: the nut that is the robot's "top hat".





Adding "original" after the numbers set the image at the right size - {ImageID=1249563 original}

My quick shot at the head...



That's MUCH better than any of my attempts at the head!
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Going back in time a little bit...

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The Abbess exists: mb

How about a Prioress to complete the pair?
Viewed side by side it looks odd that yours is sharpened and the other is not. Sharpen the abbess.
Any suggestions on what to do with visual discrepancy?

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What to do?
  Your Answer   Vote Percent Vote Count
Adjust the Prioress (less sharp)
0.0% 0
Adjust the Abbess (more sharp) through collaborative work
81.8% 9
Adjust them both just because
0.0% 0
Submit the Prioress as is
18.2% 2
Submit the Prioress with some other adjustment
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This poll is now closed.   11 answers
Poll created by wildthayne
Closes: Wed Jan 11, 2012 6:00 am

mb has been submitted.

Death and Taxis, designer of the Abbess microbadge mb, has given me free rein to adjust the image to make the styling look more similar to the new Prioress. Starting with the existing design, I applied a few simple contrast, color, and sharpness adjustments and then a couple pixel tweaks on the eyes and mouth, I came up with
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They still have some dissimilarities, as do the original images.

Since the Abbess is a tweak instead of a new design, it will go through a different process. I still wanted to post here for feedback. Also, if someone else wants to give it try, that is fine.

Poll: Nuns on the Run Faceoff!
Workable pair?
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can stand side by side.
They are close. Here is an idea...
No, I don't think it's going to work.
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For reference, note that the faces are quite different...

 
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zorro_jv wrote:
My quick shot at the head...

Very nice! The three bulbs look a little big, and the color is a bit off, as well as the color of the eyes and mouth.
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Morganza wrote:
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That's MUCH better than any of my attempts at the head!


Thanks! I really draw over it a lot after resizing, since it really did not looked good.

I added the chest things and touch it a bit, specially the eyes... but i think when i go near the original, it gets blurry and less defined



Edit: ...after drew's tips:

 


 
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Michael Dorosh wrote:
Suggested microbadges for Courier magazine




I like the "C" more, but it needs some cleaning in my opinion, specially on the right side, where there are some pixels wich are part of the "o" and the dot between letters. Also, you can try change the white backgrount to transparent.
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Here in "progressive" Australia, political debate is still raging about marriage equality, even though over 68% of the population support it.

This Friday 2 March is "i do" day. A day where people can show their support and say that marriage is about love and commitment, not your partner's gender.

This badge is the symbol of Australian Marriage Equality, the group behind "i do" day.


Ideally, I'd like to try to get this badge published by 2 March, if at all possible?


This is in the pending queue...mb I support marriage equality

This is a political badge and should not even be considered out of policy.

anomander64, could you please pull it?
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zorro_jv wrote:
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Suggested microbadges for Courier magazine




I like the "C" more, but it needs some cleaning in my opinion, specially on the right side, where there are some pixels wich are part of the "o" and the dot between letters. Also, you can try change the white backgrount to transparent.


Will take a look at the letters, thanks. I think everyone here is obsessed with transparency though.
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Michael Dorosh wrote:
zorro_jv wrote:
Michael Dorosh wrote:
Suggested microbadges for Courier magazine




I like the "C" more, but it needs some cleaning in my opinion, specially on the right side, where there are some pixels wich are part of the "o" and the dot between letters. Also, you can try change the white backgrount to transparent.


Will take a look at the letters, thanks. I think everyone here is obsessed with transparency though.


That's just because it looks better.
 
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Michael Dorosh wrote:
zorro_jv wrote:
Michael Dorosh wrote:
Suggested microbadges for Courier magazine




I like the "C" more, but it needs some cleaning in my opinion, specially on the right side, where there are some pixels wich are part of the "o" and the dot between letters. Also, you can try change the white backgrount to transparent.


Will take a look at the letters, thanks. I think everyone here is obsessed with transparency though.

Michael, this badge should be drawn by hand, shape by shape and piece by piece. The result will be better than a resized 'C'. Even if you'd find the very same font and take a screenshot of it, you'd still have to fix it.
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kevintlee wrote:
anomander64 wrote:
Here in "progressive" Australia, political debate is still raging about marriage equality, even though over 68% of the population support it....

This Friday 2 March is "i do" day. A day where people can show their support and say that marriage is about love and commitment, not your partner's gender...



This is in the pending queue...mb...

This is a political badge and should not even be considered out of policy.
The genie is way out of the bottle on political badges. The way to go would be to approve that one and: mb I support traditional marriage.
 
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drewdane wrote:
kevintlee wrote:
anomander64 wrote:
Here in "progressive" Australia, political debate is still raging about marriage equality, even though over 68% of the population support it....

This Friday 2 March is "i do" day. A day where people can show their support and say that marriage is about love and commitment, not your partner's gender...



This is in the pending queue...mb...

This is a political badge and should not even be considered out of policy.
The genie is way out of the bottle on political badges. The way to go would be to approve that one and: mb I support traditional marriage.


Or perhaps redesign the concept without using a that organisation's logo? I guess it would still be a political issue but at least not directly relating to any political group?
 
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drewdane wrote:
kevintlee wrote:
anomander64 wrote:
Here in "progressive" Australia, political debate is still raging about marriage equality, even though over 68% of the population support it....

This Friday 2 March is "i do" day. A day where people can show their support and say that marriage is about love and commitment, not your partner's gender...



This is in the pending queue...mb...

This is a political badge and should not even be considered out of policy.
The genie is way out of the bottle on political badges. The way to go would be to approve that one and: mb I support traditional marriage.


marriage is one woman one man.

coupling is not marriage.

"How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg."
Abraham Lincoln

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kevintlee wrote:
drewdane wrote:
kevintlee wrote:
anomander64 wrote:
Here in "progressive" Australia, political debate is still raging about marriage equality, even though over 68% of the population support it....

This Friday 2 March is "i do" day. A day where people can show their support and say that marriage is about love and commitment, not your partner's gender...



This is in the pending queue...mb...

This is a political badge and should not even be considered out of policy.
The genie is way out of the bottle on political badges. The way to go would be to approve that one and: mb I support traditional marriage.


marriage is one woman one man.

coupling is not marriage.

"How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg."
Abraham Lincoln



Now, Kevin, if you want to have this debate, please take it to RSP. Conversation around the politcalness of the badge is ok, but not what is and what is not marriage.
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