[games_access] T-shirt

Thomas Westin thomas at pininteractive.com
Tue Jan 10 20:13:43 EST 2006


Hi all,

Thanks for your feedback. Here is a new version with less text - leaving out 
the GDC info makes it possible to use the same design for selling t-shirts 
also.

I think the back of the t-shirt has to be reserved for the sponsor

/Thomas

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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Reid Kimball" <rkimball at gmail.com>
To: "IGDA Games Accessibility SIG Mailing List" <games_access at igda.org>
Sent: Tuesday, January 10, 2006 10:06 PM
Subject: Re: [games_access] T-shirt


>I also think there is too much text. I wish we had a logo of some kind
> that communicated accessible gaming. If we go with text, I think we
> can get away with a minimal approach, simple "game NOT over" text on
> the chest portion in big bold letters and "Game Accessiblity SIG" or a
> statement, "Support Game Accessibility" on the back across the
> shoulder blades.
>
> It's always hard to read specific information like a website address
> on moving targets (people walking). Hopefully, the shirt will provoke
> people to stop those wearing it and ask what it's all about. Let's not
> forget that people will be looking at their program guides everyday at
> GDC to find interesting events to attend. If someone has seen us
> wearing the "game NOT over" t-shirt, they are more likely to recognize
> the words in a program guide and read more about it.
>
> -Reid
>
> On 1/10/06, Tim Chase <agdev at thechases.com> wrote:
>> > I've done a GA-SIG t-shirt design for the conference, and
>> > which we can also sell to get people to donate to us (I can
>> > simply remove the GDC/Tutorial day text at the bottom for
>> > those t-shirts)
>> >
>> > What do you think?
>>
>> I like it.  Particularly the "Game Not Over" logo.  I do think
>> it's a bit busy/crowded with all those bits in there:
>>
>>         * the IGDA logo
>>         * the "Game Not Over"
>>         * the "IGDA Tutorial day"/conference bit
>>         * the IGDA Game Accessibility SIG + URL bit
>>
>> It seems a bit much organized as such.  I don't know if it would
>> be possible to do some front/back work (I know it raises prices,
>> unfortunately), or shrink/condense the parts other than the "Game
>> Not Over" portion.
>>
>> If one's considering sponsor logos on there (I heard talk of
>> corporate sponsorship at one point, but don't remember if that
>> moved forward), one could do the "Game Not Over" on the front,
>> with the remaining three bits plus the sponsor info on the back.
>> Or even without sponsor logos, the extra verbiage would go well
>> on the back, leaving the front's message/teaser to stand alone.
>>
>> Just a few from-the-hip thoughts.
>>
>> -tim
>>
>>
>>
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