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Offline mozzy

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A very bland menu

on: March 06, 2010, 03:20:28 pm


Any tips for jazzing it up? Its utterly boring right now, but I can't think of anything.
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Re: A very bland menu

Reply #1 on: March 06, 2010, 04:07:03 pm
well...
some colour would probably do the trick. maybe some roman themes

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Re: A very bland menu

Reply #2 on: March 06, 2010, 06:20:09 pm
Agree on the Roman themes.  Check some references for Roman architecture and copy the style for the UI elements.

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Re: A very bland menu

Reply #3 on: March 07, 2010, 04:07:48 pm
Update!


Any more suggestions?
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Re: A very bland menu

Reply #4 on: March 07, 2010, 04:38:30 pm
I think that looks great.  Good work!  If you wanted to push it further you could tweak the font too, but I like what you've got.

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Re: A very bland menu

Reply #5 on: March 07, 2010, 04:43:21 pm
I love it, simple, uncluttered, doesn't take up very much attention from the important things. Only thing I might suggest is adding a bit of hue into those grays, maybe.

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Re: A very bland menu

Reply #6 on: March 07, 2010, 04:54:54 pm
I think that looks great.  Good work!  If you wanted to push it further you could tweak the font too, but I like what you've got.

It might be to small to really go for this, but you might consider using a serif font. Serif lettering was invented and used by the Romans when they carved characters into stone. It would be a nice historical touch, however it might not look good at that size.
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Re: A very bland menu

Reply #7 on: March 07, 2010, 05:03:43 pm
Here's a quick edit with some hue shifting in the greys, making them more bluish.

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Re: A very bland menu

Reply #8 on: March 07, 2010, 05:49:15 pm
Thanks everyone

@McClaneGames: Thanks, that looks a ton better!

As for the font, I'm satisfied with it. It will only be used for titles like in the menu. The regular font will be Credit Valley I believe.
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Re: A very bland menu

Reply #9 on: March 07, 2010, 06:19:54 pm
Only thing I might suggest is adding a bit of hue into those grays, maybe.

I agree lazily, quotingly
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