Scott Allen Czysz
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Are there universal, or standard icons or shapes used for:

Attack Strength

Attack Range

Movement Range

Defense Strength

I suppose it may depend on the theme of the game. I am thinking specifically a "dudes on a map" simplified war game with infantry and vehicles.

Is there a specific icon, or shape, or color for each of the four characteristics?

I can think of a shield for Defense, maybe a horizontal arrow E for Movement, but then I'm stuck.

Right now, the best I can do is use initials: 4A/2R 2M 3D (with the "/" between the first two reminding the player that Attack and range are related).

I'm sure this has been discussed before, but I guess my Search skills aren't what they should be.

Thanks.
 
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Sean Shaw
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I don't think there really is.

You may have a sword for attack and an arrow for range, but that's really not a common item, just something that sometimes shows up in common.

Rifles also sometimes show up, or a gun of some sort.

There isn't really a standard that I know of.
 
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Thanks for the reply. I had assumed one or more people would chime in with links to previous discussions and lists of standard icons.

OK, so let's create some.

Here's my wish list:
1) Logical, intuitive shapes
2) Shapes that the characteristic number can be placed inside


So, if you have input, please chime in.

I'll start.

Attack:





Attack Range:



Movement:




Defense - the easy one, a shield:
 
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I'll note that artist Daniel Solis has created a set of Creative-Commons-licensed generic icons for games, available at https://www.patreon.com/danielsolis
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I couldn't come up with icons, so I decided to use color mostly (plus a wheel-like shape for Movement Range).

What do you think?:


Attack Modifier +6
Attack Range 2

Movement Range 2

Defense Modifier +6


For structures that only have Defense:
 
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A completed unit token:

 
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