Category Archives: Game Design

No Money, No Problem Christmas

December rolls along and I realize I have not saved up nearly enough money to buy my friends and families Christmas gifts. (Curse you unemployment!) Thought I’m sure my friends miss my usual economy class gifts of soaps, chocolates or movie tickets, I really hope they enjoyed my “hand-made” gifts better. A flash game I […]

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Sci-Fi RTS Front End

Another UI practice for me. Graphics and icons by me. 3D background by Visual Paradox. These are mockups, not a real game. However, I was playing the Battlestar Galactica board game before designing these and took much of the game mechanics as inspiration. Note to self: Learn how to draw spaceships.

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HUD Design with Warhammer 40K Art Inspiration

I’m making a sincere effort to get back into UI Art design. These are mockups, and not a real game. The 3D art is by Brandon Campbell. Icons and HUD element are by me. The art inspiration for this game is Warhammer 40k & Dawn of War.

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Trading Cards – Card Adventures

These are the cards that Manuell and I have completed for Card Adventure’s trading card game. I didn’t black out the text this time as this version of cards will not be used. Actually the TCG concept is being shelved for now due to licensing issues from Wizards of the Coast. Did you know there […]

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Monkey King – Card Adventures

Style #2 was chosen, thank you to the Bootup Labs kids for filling out the survey. (And parents for allowing them to participate!)¬†Here is the first character, China’s Monkey King. Many many many more card art to come.

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Style Comparison – Card Adventures

An easier format for our test subjects (the kids) to compare the different styles.

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Character Art Style 3 – Card Adventures

The 3rd and final art set for Card Adventures. I stayed up late today to get it done so that my bosses (Sean’s kids) can evaluate their choices this weekend. I’m not sure which set I personally favor. I think the first set, maybe.

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Character Art Style 2 – Card Adventures

Style 2 is based on the chibi (or super-deformed) style of anime. Coloring in Photoshop video. (Sped up X5) Related Images:

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Character Art Style 1 – Card Adventures

1 of 3 character styles for Card Adventures. This style is based on the original concept art with a more anime influence. I’m trying to achieve a fusion style – just the right mix of west and east. I also want to make sure that I stick to a style that is appropriate for the […]

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Card Adventures – Character Style Sketches

I’m back to working on Card Adventures. Last Fall this was a project that was on high on my priority list, but it got shelved in favor of Gnomes Homes and 2nd Syndicate. My work for Gnomes Homes and 2nd Syndicate is done (for now), so Card Adventures is back on top. Card Adventures is […]

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