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Lex 07/17/2018 12:02 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Addy Carver (Post 789085)
Could do a nod to Kupocon and have chocobos, moogles, cactuars, tonberries and so forth.

This is more of a nod to FF innit :monster:

Not a bad idea, and I do love me a tonberry

https://78.media.tumblr.com/af13839e...b7llo1_400.gif

but if we can, I'd really like to just keep all the icons as VII-centric as possible rather than general FF. I'm trying to think of external ways other FF icons could be used aswell, like maybe in the FF boards outside the compilation we have here.

BforBrigitta 07/17/2018 12:36 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Lex (Post 789103)
It would be good to get more opinion on the new section, but to summarise my previous suggestion about keeping it as open as possible (because a couple of people working on projects have now come to me with concerns):

- Threads in which active projects are being worked on or discussed would be for content creators only (as "private" as the discord is now)
- The only public threads would be suggestion/ discussion threads, so if someone who isn't currently a "content creator" has an idea, they can make a thread with that idea in that section.
- When a project goes live a public thread will be made in the section for discussion

Yeah, this is a great workflow. I think it strikes a perfect balance.

Chloe Frazer 07/17/2018 01:05 PM

^Gets my vote too.

AvecAloes 07/17/2018 03:55 PM

Hell House icon for mods.

That is all.

Cthulhu 07/17/2018 07:03 PM

dude there's chocobos and tonberries and shit in FFVII iirc, so, no u :monster:.

I've no clue if there's anything discerning about the meme creatures in FFVII though.

Also I vote for a hover title of "this guy are sick!" for e.g. the great old one users, :monster:

X-SOLDIER 07/17/2018 07:31 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Cthulhu (Post 789123)
Also I vote for a hover title of "this guy are sick!" for e.g. the great old one users, :monster:

This is absolutely the greatest idea. :mon:




X :neo:

lithiumkatana17 07/18/2018 12:43 AM

I want like a Honeybee icon or something! :lol:

Cthulhu 07/18/2018 08:30 PM

Icon could either be a bumblebee butt or Mukki's speedos, :monster:

Fangu 07/18/2018 09:39 PM

Okay plz tell me you're using the Shinra logo for something <333

lithiumkatana17 07/18/2018 10:32 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Cthulhu (Post 789181)
Icon could either be a bumblebee butt or Mukki's speedos, :monster:

Oh heck yeah, I support it! :monstersmash:

Tennyo 07/20/2018 08:29 AM

Eep, sorry I've been awol, peeps. I'll get to reading through all of this asap

Channy 07/21/2018 01:26 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Lex (Post 788798)
THIS ABOMINATION OF TEXT I DON'T CARE HOW MANY GOOD IDEAS IT HAD IT'S GROSS EVEN WITH THE SMILIE FACE AT THE END

I can't vote for anyone for admin who dares to use the same text Starling did - how fucking dare you, I am so triggered right now

jkjkjk <3

I think we should definitely utilize our fantastic graphic staff (and token non-staff) members, Fancy, Flare and B to do up a new set of icons for everything. I was also going to suggest different coloured materia orbs for staff groups.

Do we really need Staff Emeritus? It was quite a lengthy list at some point and only a couple of former staff are still around, seems most have left for a reason at some point. We still have Howl, Fangu and Carlie? (who else??) - I get that you want to acknowledge their contribution to the forum at some point or anything but it seems like a 'meh' to me.

Or for other items we could definitely use other FF items or creatures..

1/35th Soldier for our staff? :monster: https://vignette.wikia.nocookie.net/...20100527171208

Greens for newbies/members under 100 posts because they're....green? :awesome: https://vignette.wikia.nocookie.net/...20100529011433

Frog for general members inbetween? Non-staff/non-newbs?

https://vignette.wikia.nocookie.net/...20120401221749

Lex 07/21/2018 02:16 AM

I should mention I want the icons to look OK stacked next to each other for people (like myself) who will have more than one :monster:

Channy 07/21/2018 02:26 AM

Depends on what the icons are for I suppose... like how many different categories and tiers sort of thing.

Lex 07/21/2018 02:29 AM

So the idea is that we're moving away from layered titles. Someone with the titles "Mod, Content Creator, Donator" will have three icons to represent that in a neat line somewhere in their postbit (probably between the avatar and username).

Channy 07/21/2018 07:49 PM

Gotcha. I went through the thread but it's still all confusing lol

f a n c y 07/21/2018 09:37 PM

https://thumbs.gfycat.com/JoyousAdor...restricted.gif

Somebody give me a comprehensible list of something so I can start designing the things! It’s my off day and I’m here to sip soju and draw for TLS. And I’m all out of soju. :megusta:

LMAO JK CAN NEVER HAVE ENOUGH OF THAT SHIT but seriously.

Do we want to have mini stickers of the main nine characters and assign roles based on that? Just stick with objects maybe?

How’s this list
  1. Admin - Buster Sword
  2. Mod - Masamune (with a feather to indicate that its Sephiroth’s lmao)
  3. Staff Emeritus - (are we even keeping this one) Cosmo Canyon Observatory
  4. Great Old One - Jenova’s head. Cuz she’s old. Lmao. Or like, Cthulhu, idk. (Or Jenova’s eyeboob, wink wink, thanks Tetsujin lmao :mon:)
  5. Donators - ShinRa Logo (cuz dollah dollah bills y’all)
  6. Content Contributers - Materia (or HMMM the Highwind if we’re looking for more ffvii-centric themes?)
  7. BANNED - the train that runs into Corel. Also, I’m kidding. (tho Minato suggested Rocket #26!)

Minato 07/21/2018 09:49 PM

I love the idea of Jenova's head for the Great Old Ones! For Banned maybe Shinra #26 (the rocket, the one thing that leaves the Planet for good)?

Tetsujin 07/21/2018 10:16 PM

Jenova's head sounds good, but hear me out, what about her eyeboob instead

Fangu 07/21/2018 10:53 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by f a n c y (Post 789431)
  • Staff Emeritus - (are we even keeping this one) Cosmo Canyon Observatory
  • Great Old One - Jenova’s head. Cuz she’s old. Lmao.
  • Donators - ShinRa Logo (cuz dollah dollah bills y’all)

YAASSS give me these already plz

Channy 07/22/2018 05:19 AM

Damn, she's got beauty, she's got brains, she's the whole package. :monster:

Cthulhu 07/22/2018 10:47 AM

What I would like to propose is that we give the things a uniform style and border of sorts, so that visually it flows nicely. Channy for example has these MSN and AIM icons in her postbit, if there were e.g. a masamune next to it, it'd look er, weird? TL;DR the icons should have the same size.

And we should probably determine a size, :monster:. I'm thinking four in a row at most?

f a n c y 07/22/2018 11:32 AM

Oi, to be clear, I was gonna draw them all on a button in a 500px by 500px file. Figured you lot would resize them from there to make them nice, smol, uniformed badges/buttons with cute little images in them. Will look a bit like the trophies you unlock on Steam except they’re all gonna be circles n shit.

Was sketching and the masamune doesn’t look too impressive in such small form tho lmao. Might do the one winged thing instead. I’ll upload some sketches sometime this week if you lot are fine with that? And you’ll see what I mean. <3

Cthulhu 07/22/2018 02:45 PM

Yeah that makes sense, we could have larger versions on a profile page, :awesome:. Something tells me this'd be a custom feature though, or maybe there's a plugin system for it, we'll have to check.

There's also the thing where high DPI screens (mobile, etc) can request a 2x resolution version. Alternatively, SVGs.

Lex 07/22/2018 02:48 PM

^It'll require custom CSS <3

This is why I suggested the materia orbs, we want some degree of uniformity so it doesn't look like clutter :monster:

So from that angle I feel like we should be going for things that are more recognisable badges like as suggested the Shinra logo, Soldier logo etc. but there's no harm in doing mock ups of some other stuff and seeing how it looks? For reference here is a postbit on XF:

https://media.discordapp.net/attachm...41/unknown.png

The icons will go in either of the places highlighted in red. I prefer the space between the avatar and the username.

f a n c y 07/27/2018 04:33 AM

buttons for days
 
okay so i don't have a protoype of errthang i listed. :closedmonster:
but i will NOT be made a liar, dammit, i said i'd poast this week so here i am. :ffuuu:

first of all, everyone please give a round of applause to B and pay tribute to her in cheeses, soy lattes, sexual favours, whatever she wants bc she collabed with me in this creative effort and if she hadn't been helping me with the linearts, then TBH i would've been fucked and probably not posting this week. :mon:

right so here we go.
BUTTONS!!
Buster Sword (for Admins, possibly)
https://s20.postimg.cc/otleuswhp/busta_button.png
So I was thinking the back colour of these buttons could be lifestreamy greens. I did this for masamune and the soldier logo.



Masamune (for Moderators I think lmao)
https://s20.postimg.cc/619jr7knx/masa_button.png
Doesn't look as sexy as the others bc it isn't as thicc but it has potential.



SOLDIER Logo (for Admins innit?)
https://s20.postimg.cc/gnz82jfb1/soldier_button.png
Competing with Buster Sword for Admin button eh?



Shinra Logo (for Donators)
https://s20.postimg.cc/ejizvjywd/shinra_button.png
This is probably one of the better-looking ones aesthetically tbh. And as you can see, I changed the colour of the button just because.



Jenova's Head (for Great Old Ones)
https://s20.postimg.cc/n1sfzwskd/jenova_button.png
Sorry, no eye boob. :mon:
B YOU ARE LIKE A GODDESS SHE DREW THIS.
Anyway, yeah.


What do we think? Note that the polished versions of whatever we end up using will look a lot more, well, polished and not so like ROUGH N SHIT like the Jenova, i literally took the black and white sketch and put it on multiply so i could colour it, but if we kept the Jenova head, I'd fine tune that shit, obvs.

kk, ty in advance for your thoughts and feedback. :3

Channy 07/27/2018 05:28 AM

holy shit balls that Jenova head is seriously bitchin. So glad I'm a Great Old One :monster:

I kinda think maybe Masamune and Buster Sword should be swapped? I mean, Cloud was just a grunt and Sephiroth was the great one so... der :wacky:

Quote:

Originally Posted by Cthulhu (Post 789491)
What I would like to propose is that we give the things a uniform style and border of sorts, so that visually it flows nicely. Channy for example has these MSN and AIM icons in her postbit, if there were e.g. a masamune next to it, it'd look er, weird? TL;DR the icons should have the same size.

I come from a simpler time when we had MSN and AIM and I refuse to give up those icons. It makes me feel nostalgic.

Quote:

Originally Posted by Lex (Post 789501)
https://media.discordapp.net/attachm...41/unknown.png

The icons will go in either of the places highlighted in red. I prefer the space between the avatar and the username.

I'm also fond of the between avi and username idea.

f a n c y 07/27/2018 05:40 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Channy (Post 789825)
holy shit balls that Jenova head is seriously bitchin. So glad I'm a Great Old One :monster:

Isn’t it amazin? I was serious when I suggested we pay b in sexual favours. :megusta:.

Quote:

I kinda think maybe Masamune and Buster Sword should be swapped? I mean, Cloud was just a grunt and Sephiroth was the great one so... der :wacky:
MMMM!! YEH I SEE YOUR POINT BUH LIKE
Methinks, of the two, the Buster Sword is the more iconic weapon and thus holds more weight. Hero’s sword n all that. Besides! Cloud only began using it not when he was still fighting like a grunt, but like a 1st Class SOLDIER (after all of the mind fuckery and the five years of being involuntarily experimented on and the torture n shit :mon:).

(。・ω・。)ノ

Channy 07/27/2018 05:48 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by f a n c y (Post 789829)
Isn’t it amazin? I was serious when I suggested we pay b in sexual favours. :megusta:.

My body is hers to abuse :megusta:

Quote:

MMMM!! YEH I SEE YOUR POINT BUH LIKE
Methinks, of the two, the Buster Sword is more iconic weapon and thus holds more weight. Hero’s sword n all that. Besides! Cloud only began using it not when he was still fighting like a runt, but like a 1st Class SOLDIER (after all of the mind fuckery and experiments and the bodily torture n shit :mon:).

(。・ω・。)ノ
MMKAY BUT BRUH LIKE THIS

He wasn't technically a 1st Class SOLDIER ever :monster:

Minato 07/27/2018 06:00 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by f a n c y (Post 789829)
Quote:

Originally Posted by Channy (Post 789825)
holy shit balls that Jenova head is seriously bitchin. So glad I'm a Great Old One :monster:

Isn’t it amazin? I was serious when I suggested we pay b in sexual favours. :megusta:.

Quote:

I kinda think maybe Masamune and Buster Sword should be swapped? I mean, Cloud was just a grunt and Sephiroth was the great one so... der :wacky:
MMMM!! YEH I SEE YOUR POINT BUH LIKE
Methinks, of the two, the Buster Sword is more iconic weapon and thus holds more weight. Hero’s sword n all that. Besides! Cloud only began using it not when he was still fighting like a runt, but like a 1st Class SOLDIER (after all of the mind fuckery and experiments and the bodily torture n shit :mon:).

(。・ω・。)ノ

Well, he did do some battling with it as a grunt. Main involving oneshotting Sephiroth as a 16-year old.

Also OMG, those lpok great Fancy!!! :excited:
Thank you for the help B!!! :loveglomp:

Addy Carver 07/27/2018 01:40 PM

Someone mentioned Brigitta and sexual favours....I am here!

Ahem, those buttons are neat, both awesome and suitably compact.

ForceStealer 07/27/2018 02:42 PM

Those are bitchin', well done :)

I also love our FF7-ized AIM, MSN, and ICQ buttons, it's a shame they're obsolete now, haha.

InterfaceLeader 07/27/2018 02:47 PM

Those icons look amazing! I love them!!

f a n c y 07/27/2018 11:19 PM

moar buttons??
 
my date cancelled on me so, consequently, i suddenly had all this extra time to work on making more buttons :alone:

lemme tell you upfront that this set is a hell of a lot uglier than the first bc it was just me scribbling up some ideas and colouring n shit. it made me appreciate B 1000% more than i already did. ty for the simple and clean lineart babe.

anyway

BUTTONS PARTE DEUX
Rocket 26 (for BANNED)
https://s20.postimg.cc/fw15gpidp/BANNED_button.png
Behold this vaguely phallic looking creature.



FENRIR Wolf (for WHO THE FUCK KNOWS)
https://s20.postimg.cc/710b671b1/fenrir_button.png
Bit of a controversial one I guess, lmao, since this is an ac(c) symbol rather than an og one (correct me if I'm wrong). Regardless, I was struggling to come up with FFVII-centric symbols and this was one of the distinguished few. I tried to make the wolf look a little more chibi I guess? Reminds me a bit of Nanaki...



What Looks To Be An Attempt At Drawing Meteor :mon: (for I dunno)
https://s20.postimg.cc/vhih0o9rh/meteor_lmao_button.png
I am honestly embarrassed to be posting this but I FUCKING FELT LIKE I HAD TO in order to convey an idea lmao. Ignore the hideousness, it's gonna look better if we decide to run with it.


The Highwind (for Content Creators Possibly)
https://s20.postimg.cc/8g1vuxhtp/highwind_button.png
Something else I tried to chibi-fy a widdle bit. It's so cute!! I like this one.



Cosmo Canyon Observatory (for Staff Emeritus)
https://s20.postimg.cc/5lyqhhnd9/cosmo_button.png
I'm actually proud of this button lmao. Cue the Cosmo Canyon song!


Right right, same deal, give me your thoughts. As you can see, I experimented some more with different button colours. Merci!

BforBrigitta 07/28/2018 01:22 AM

Omg BITCH!!!!! These are amazing! I loooooove them, especially how the meteor, Cosmo Canyon and Highwind buttons turned out. They're all you, babe! I can't tell you enough how beautifully your efforts have turned out.

Possible improvements:
1. The button colour - Lifestream Green may not be the best colour to go for as it might blend in with the Xf forum's default colour palette. I would suggest a contrasting colour, like purples/reds/oranges/yellows.

2. Try playing around with the width of the outer rim of the button, like making it a little thinner for a cleaner look?
I accept any and all offers for sexual favours for all past, present and future projects I participate in. If this is what it takes I'll draw the whole goddamn forum.

PS: Who dares cancel their date with you!? Lemme at em! Lemme at em!!!!!!

https://i.embed.ly/1/image?url=https...854040d3dc5c07

Flare 07/28/2018 03:17 AM

These are really looking nice! :D My main thought right now, how do they look at much smaller sizes? Like, would the Cosmo Canyon show up clearly, for example?

Also what about a black feather or the black wing to represent Sephiroth instead of the Masamune?
Also also, could maybe do the ultima weapon (the one cloud wields) instead for admins, and make mods with the buster sword? Hmm idk idk! I'm flashing back to those updated cookie monster award trophies we made :lol:

Claymore 07/28/2018 07:14 AM

Amazing. These are going to look great on the new forum.

Lex 07/28/2018 07:43 AM

Badges looking fantastic - can't individually talk about them now due to time constraints but I echo the concern about how they'll look shrunk down, and for that reason I think we should stick to the more iconic/ less detailed logos (soldier logo, masamune, buster sword, meteor, wolf etc) but we can trial them all and see how they look for sure before making any solid decisions in that respect.

I'll give more detailed input in a bit :)

f a n c y 07/28/2018 12:19 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by BforBrigitta (Post 789880)
Possible improvements:
1. The button colour - Lifestream Green may not be the best colour to go for as it might blend in with the Xf forum's default colour palette. I would suggest a contrasting colour, like purples/reds/oranges/yellows.



I like this suggestion.

Quote:

Originally Posted by BforBrigitta (Post 789880)
2. Try playing around with the width of the outer rim of the button, like making it a little thinner for a cleaner look?

Imma give it a go!

Quote:

Originally Posted by Flare (Post 789886)
Also what about a black feather or the black wing to represent Sephiroth instead of the Masamune?

Hell, why not!

Quote:

Originally Posted by Flare (Post 789886)
Also also, could maybe do the ultima weapon (the one cloud wields) instead for admins, and make mods with the buster sword? Hmm idk idk! I'm flashing back to those updated cookie monster award trophies we made :lol:

Nah that’s a legit idear! And if we’re running with more simple shit, I’m thinking we could utilise the nail bar for either newbies or BANNED :monster:.

Quote:

Originally Posted by Claymore (Post 789891)
Amazing. These are going to look great on the new forum.

:glomp:

Quote:

Originally Posted by Flare (Post 789886)
These are really looking nice! :D My main thought right now, how do they look at much smaller sizes? Like, would the Cosmo Canyon show up clearly, for example?

Quote:

Originally Posted by Lex (Post 789895)
Badges looking fantastic - can't individually talk about them now due to time constraints but I echo the concern about how they'll look shrunk down, and for that reason I think we should stick to the more iconic/ less detailed logos (soldier logo, masamune, buster sword, meteor, wolf etc) but we can trial them all and see how they look for sure before making any solid decisions in that respect.

I'll give more detailed input in a bit :)

They’re going to show up as 50x50 px on the forum eh? I’m gonna take a small nap, but later today (hopefully within the next couple of hours), I can just post everything scaled down. :cloudball:

f a n c y 07/28/2018 06:51 PM

fuckin' buttons man.
 
^'lmfao @ i'll be back in a few hours lmao' i didn't even nap :mon:

anyway, here's how the icons looks 50x50

https://s20.postimg.cc/8r0yp1x4d/smol_buttons.png

....I think :monster:

I uploaded it so that the file size wouldn't be resized but it's looking a widdle big to me. idk.

ANYWAY.

Put in Ultima, the bat, fixed up Cosmo Canyon. Shout out to Flare Bear for reminding me that she already made a render of Ultima and the nail bat for the TLS awards, so those are her works there. Shout out to my wife Brigitta for working so hard on the cosmo canyon lineart only for me to cut off most of it to show the dome LOL. Also shout out to wifey for suggesting the shit in the badges poke out a little out of the badges n shit. Makes it look moar dynamic.

IF Y'ALL WERE CURIOUS
Ultima Weapon (for ADMINs)
https://s20.postimg.cc/vshjushcd/ultimaweapon.png
Another contender for admins.



Nail Bat (for NEWBIES??)
https://s20.postimg.cc/69p7hrict/nail_bat.png
lmao poor newbs. I was also thinking maybe we could use the nailbat in BANNED.
https://s20.postimg.cc/aitxjvvvx/BANNED.png




Cosmo Again (for Staff Emeritus again I guess. IDK I just wanna use it IT'S SO PRETTY)
https://s20.postimg.cc/rjctslqxp/cosmocanyon.png
^see above :mon:


Okay, so I went with B's suggestion to do just purple, red, yellow, and orange to pop against the lifestream colours.

I just came up with this random ranking:
Purple - Admins
Orange - Mods/Old Ones
Red - Donators
Yellow - Contributors/Lower Staff/Ex-Staff

BforBrigitta 07/28/2018 07:03 PM

YASSSS!!! That Cosmo Canyon badge can get itttt. Even if we forgo the Staff Emeritus title, we could probably allocate it to another title :P

ForceStealer 07/28/2018 08:02 PM

Mm, dat Ultima Weapon.

I love how they overflow a bit off the 'edge' of the icon.

Kingdom Hearts530 07/28/2018 09:04 PM

Dats some F A N C Y (;) ) buttons!

I want one.

InterfaceLeader 07/28/2018 09:23 PM

They all look SO GOOD. And I didn't think the Cosmo Canyon one would look clear when it was shrunk down, but it actually looks great.

The only one I'm not sure about is the nailbat with the 'nope' circle, I think it obscures too much of the bat so it's not clear what it is (the fully visible nailbat is great).

f a n c y 07/28/2018 09:50 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by ForceStealer (Post 789943)
Mm, dat Ultima Weapon.

I love how they overflow a bit off the 'edge' of the icon.

Sexy yeah? I was honestly leaning towards either that or the Buster Sword to be the admit badge. Now I’m thinking Buster Swords might be for the mods whilst Admins get Ultima :megusta:

And yessss, B was suggesting the objects ‘overflow’ completely. Maximises what you see.

Quote:

Originally Posted by Kingdom Hearts530 (Post 789945)
Dats some F A N C Y (;) ) buttons!

I want one.

LOL! http://www.budgetsaresexy.com/images...-there-gif.gif

Hype!

Quote:

Originally Posted by InterfaceLeader (Post 789949)
They all look SO GOOD. And I didn't think the Cosmo Canyon one would look clear when it was shrunk down, but it actually looks great.

The only one I'm not sure about is the nailbat with the 'nope' circle, I think it obscures too much of the bat so it's not clear what it is (the fully visible nailbat is great).

OMG B AND I WERE LIKE DETERMINED TO MAKE COSMO CANYON WORK THIS MORNING/(her evening)!! It was looking hideous but I think we finally got it to a point that’s passable. Soooooo happy <3

B was saying something similar re:ban badge! Might just take the bat out entirely and just leave the ‘nope’ circle? Like, the banned folks don’t get anything special because FUCK THEM THEY’RE BANNED :mon:

Literally Who? 07/28/2018 10:09 PM

These are so awesome!

Lex 07/29/2018 02:27 AM

They'll be smaller than 50x50. Probably somewhere around 15x15.

I like the colour idea but can we see them in the original TLS style colours aswell? That way we can compare the two, it might be nicer to go for a more monochromatic look rather than having colours that pop :)

Again looking great, fab work <3

Channy 07/29/2018 06:07 AM

I think maybe one overall colour that pops (a little?) for the icons so they don't get lost in the background, especially if they'll go down to 15x15 or 20x20... the purple is really nice, maybe a slightly darker purple?

Also, when they get shrunk down, the effect of the "metallic edge" on the button sort of gets lost and pixelated, maybe this should be darker to look cleaner?

Minor suggestions for such beautiful pieces :monster: <3

Cthulhu 07/29/2018 03:15 PM

The current icons used on xf are 25x25 (see Lex's thing on https://thelifestream.net/xforums/in...-4#post-787231), that will fit 4 of them side by side. 50x50 would be possible but then 4 of them will be as big as the avatars are atm, which might be a bit much.

I'm concerned personally that the postbit will start looking a bit cluttered if there's >4 icons on there, :monster:.

BforBrigitta 07/29/2018 04:45 PM

So taking on Lex and Channy's feedback, we've come up with another potential set of icons for a more clean, modern, uniform look. Have only managed to come up with three at this moment, but we would love to get some feedback on these before we make more :mon:

https://image.ibb.co/ci7HjT/25smallicon_bustersword.png https://image.ibb.co/j4hTr8/25smallicon_shinra.png https://image.ibb.co/dvtq4T/25smallicon_soldier.png

(Full versions)

https://preview.ibb.co/mQ5sJo/icon3_bustersword.png

https://preview.ibb.co/euOCJo/icon2_shinra.png

https://preview.ibb.co/hT7HjT/icon_soldier.png


Side note: While I like the look of the buster sword against the Lifestream Green badge, would it blend in a little too well with the rest of the colour scheme on Xf?

f a n c y 07/29/2018 05:32 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Lex (Post 789970)
They'll be smaller than 50x50. Probably somewhere around 15x15.

:closedmonster:

So, I was right in thinking that they looked a little big after all. :monster:

Resized properly...
https://s20.postimg.cc/msw8w12a5/v_smol.png

*tries not to cry, cries a lot* :alone:

Yeah, I dunno if that would work after all. B's might be the safer bet. Looks proper modern as well. We'll see when it's resized.

EDIT:
I took the liberty of resizing your set B. :mon:
https://s20.postimg.cc/9oqojgcu5/v_smol_b_button.png

EDITED EDIT:
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Originally Posted by Cthulhu (Post 789997)
The current icons used on xf are 25x25 (see Lex's thing on https://thelifestream.net/xforums/in...-4#post-787231), that will fit 4 of them side by side. 50x50 would be possible but then 4 of them will be as big as the avatars are atm, which might be a bit much.

I'm concerned personally that the postbit will start looking a bit cluttered if there's >4 icons on there, :monster:.

FUCKITY FUCK how did I miss this :wacky:

Lemme resize these once more.

EDITED EDITED EDIT:

Both sets resized at 25x25 px
https://s20.postimg.cc/g2frmxunh/kinda_smol_buttons.png

Flare 07/29/2018 05:48 PM

I have to admit, I love the stylized simplicity of the ones B posted. It definitely gives things a more modern feel and is easier to see! Although the designs are still a bit hard to make out at such a small size. Hmmm.

InterfaceLeader 07/29/2018 06:04 PM

I think having 4 max at 50x50 looks good on the new forum.

BUT I also like the fact the cookie monster fake ones on the test thread are square. It makes it a pleasing grid, and also means the shape of the icon isn't adding distracting angles into the overall layout.

(I also think it might help with the overall clarity of the icons when they are shrunk down?)

Fangu 07/29/2018 06:35 PM

I took a look at xf and changed the width and height a little, imo 50px is a bit too big. Something between 25 and 35 looks okay to me, although 35 is pushing it. That being said I think 25 is too small to do the icons justice.

Re: placement in the postbit - do remember to check where it lands on mobile. As it is now it lands under the user's user name right before their title. Which looks fine to me, but needs to be checked off.

I think consistently using Lifestream green as a background looks the best, it makes the motives themselves pop more :monster:

Literally Who? 07/29/2018 08:12 PM

I have to agree with Fangu that 50px is far to large especially along side XF's minimalist aesthetic. They look great though.

I'm curious what they would look like with someone who has to many roles etc. lol. Like Yopy pointed out its a bit concerning thinking about how funky a postbit would look like in that circumstance.

I'm assuming since XF won't stretch the postbit it would just make a second line and leave an uneven amount of Icons on there huh? lol

Cthulhu 07/29/2018 08:25 PM

I think we started off at roughly 35px; the default style for the user titles thing is that they're bars, one underneath the other, which I changed to icon + text at first (or which I can change to icon+text). Takes up quite a bit of spaec though.

That said, I really like some of the ones at 25x25; the weapons are recognizable enough. The shinra and soldier logos are a bit too smol though, hard to recognize as such. Although the soldier one on the left side works, as does the wolf dude.

An eyeboob would still work, :monster:

Fangu 07/29/2018 08:53 PM

I think the shinra with green background looks fine tbh - if you know ff7 you'll know what it is :monster:

Cthulhu 07/29/2018 09:13 PM

See that might be my problem, I don't know FF7 :monster:

Fangu 07/29/2018 10:17 PM

:monster:

BforBrigitta 07/30/2018 01:30 AM

Re: making the colours uniform, I think that aesthetically works for the badges that Fancy first did where the item on the badge itself is fully coloured, because each item still has its own distinctive features. I don't personally think that would be as effective for the badges I did, however, because the 2D white shapes don't have the same visually associative triggers that colours do. Of course, if this isn't really an issue then s'all good.

I gave them all an update so we can explore all our options anyway :mon:

https://image.ibb.co/diuqoo/smallicon_bustersword.png https://image.ibb.co/bZDSZT/smallicon_shinra.png https://image.ibb.co/hjdGTo/smallicon_soldier.png

30 x 30px:

https://image.ibb.co/cbgxZT/extrasma...sword_copy.png https://image.ibb.co/myBxZT/extrasma...hinra_copy.png https://image.ibb.co/eodcZT/extrasma...ldier_copy.png

(Full versions)
https://preview.ibb.co/dAp6To/newicon_bustersword.png

https://preview.ibb.co/c9xnZT/newicon_shinra.png

https://preview.ibb.co/ktSAoo/newicon_soldier.png


Lifestream Green only:

https://image.ibb.co/diuqoo/smallicon_bustersword.png https://image.ibb.co/i2yGTo/smallico...a_tlsgreen.png https://image.ibb.co/fw1s18/smallico...r_tlsgreen.png

Lifestream Green 30 x 30px:

https://image.ibb.co/cbgxZT/extrasma...sword_copy.png https://image.ibb.co/itQug8/extrasma...a_tlsgreen.png https://image.ibb.co/hE4n18/extrasma...r_tlsgreen.png


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