» Log in

The Pickford BrothersJohn and Ste


Sardines Icon test

Blog posted by Ste Pickford on Thu, 14 Nov 2013
Subject: Magnetic Billiards: Sardines

Ste Pickford

Here's my first draft of an icon for the new Magnetic Billiards game.

I've looked at it too much now and I can't tell if it's any good, or complete rubbish, or which variant looks better.

Would you tap this icon? Maybe it needs a few tweaks? Or maybe it's completely the wrong approach and I should throw it away and start again?

I've no idea any more.

(Click the image if you want to see it even bigger.)


Permalink to this post: http://www.zee-3.com/pickfordbros/blog/view.php?post=751


Too much background I think. Compare the current MB one, where the beardy bloke is the key feature and the balls and diagram are definitely background material. I'd have about 2 balls on the table, roughly where the blue ones are, and leave the rest as blue or green baize. That should give you a distinctive shape that would make the icon distinctive and easy to find.


Ste Pickford

Cheers! Much appreciated.


Only logged in users can comment on this post.

Return to Blog summary »

Who are The Pickford Bros? »
Who is Ste Pickford? »


We are The Pickford Bros, veteran independent video game designers based in the UK.

Plok Vol 2 now available on Kindle, iBooks and in print

Buy Pickford Bros prints on BigCartel

Magnetic Billiards: Blueprint now available on the App Store

Support Plok on Patreon


All our games:

» Softography

Recent stuff:

Magnetic Billiards

Magnetic Billiards: Blueprint

Naked War


Metacrtic ratings: