[games_access] First attempt at the Top 10

Reid Kimball rkimball at gmail.com
Fri Dec 30 12:29:28 EST 2005


I like the tic tac toe vs. chess for difficulty. It makes sense to me.
Great job on the doc.

-Reid

On 12/30/05, Tim Chase <agdev at thechases.com> wrote:
> > I had the same overlapping problem, so I'll try updating Adobe
> > Acrobat to see if this fixes it.
>
> The overlapping was intentional, but looks much better in the SVG file
> than in the PDF output.  The numbers were originally very desaturated,
> making them very light--almost watermarks.  However, the PDF output made
> them fully saturated, making them more intrusive.  I'll go ahead and
> move 'em over.  Jonathan, I'll post the SVG later today when I get a
> chance.  I'll put it at
>
>         http://tim.thechases.com/top10.svg
>
> (I'm using WinME on my wife's laptop at the moment, and it's over on the
> dual-boot Linux partition, so it's a reboot away at the moment.  If you
> get a "404 Not Found", I haven't rebooted yet :)
>
> > The symbols for easy to hard. Don't know if I'm being oversensitive,
> > but
>
> I wondered about this one as well.  So no, I don't think you're being
> oversensitve.  I'm just undercreative :)
>
> > Maybe a cartoon representing a game character in a very easy setting
> > with an arrow to a game character in a really tough setting (e.g.
> > bombarded with obstacles)?
>
> Trying to convey that in such a small area can be taxing...especially of
> my, uh, less-than-stellar skills in the art department.
>
> Some that occur to me:
>
> * tic-tac-toe to something more complex like chess
>
> * spinning your idea, a guru medatively sitting in lotus-position, to a
> grimacing rambo-esque character
>
> * an icon of an angel/nun to a devil
>
> * knife or pistol to BFG ("big freakin' gun")
>
> Other ideas are more than welcome.
>
> > Fine work though. I really like the vast majority of the symbols.
>
> Thanks!
>
> -tim
>
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