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Which Icon do you prefer?

RossmanBrothersGamesRossmanBrothersGames Posts: 648Member, PRO

Hey guys, we are trying to figure out which icon to go with, what do you think would stand out the most and get the most clicks?

Which Icon do you prefer? 14 votes

Cow
21%
HopscotchpHghostquinn221 3 votes
Man's Face and Aliens
78%
jamie_cAlchimiaStudiosBraydon_SFXimjustmikesupafly129SocksBigDaveAdrenalinePhilipCCunbeatenpixelToque 11 votes

Comments

  • AlchimiaStudiosAlchimiaStudios Posts: 798Member, PRO
    Man's Face and Aliens

    The man's face caught my attention right away, even though I like the concept of the space cow a lot. I think it tells more of a story.

  • supafly129supafly129 Posts: 414Member, PRO
    edited April 5
    Man's Face and Aliens

    The space cow is cool and the dark bg stands out, but it also almost implies that he's either the main character or the main boss neither which are the case, so I vote for the Man's Face one. I think the Man's Face tells the better story overall. Maybe experiment with a border?

  • HopscotchHopscotch Posts: 2,594Member, PRO
    edited April 5
    Cow

    As it stands, the "man's face and aliens" is more eye catching. And it is a great icon, yet I would also love to see the "space cow". The cow icon in its current form just does not read, even though we are already familiar with its concept. Maybe some redrawing/scaling, specifically for the icon resolution, may improve it. It would definitely be the more intriguing and novel icon.

    Also, is it just me or does the "man's face and aliens" icon almost communicate "quiz game"?

  • supafly129supafly129 Posts: 414Member, PRO
    Man's Face and Aliens

    Another interesting concept could be something along the lines of this

    https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/d1/1b/f5/d11bf56954a8531dd983e36004f2a15b.jpg

  • SocksSocks London, UK.Posts: 12,540Member, PRO
    Man's Face and Aliens

    Man's Face and Aliens = instantly eye catching.

  • RossmanBrothersGamesRossmanBrothersGames Posts: 648Member, PRO

    @Hopscotch said:

    Also, is it just me or does the "man's face and aliens" icon almost communicate "quiz game"?

    Thats my only fear with that one, though I do agree its more attention grabbing. Looks like it could be an action or a puzzle game or anything really.

  • supafly129supafly129 Posts: 414Member, PRO
    Man's Face and Aliens

    @RossmanBrothersGames said:

    @Hopscotch said:

    Also, is it just me or does the "man's face and aliens" icon almost communicate "quiz game"?

    Thats my only fear with that one, though I do agree its more attention grabbing. Looks like it could be an action or a puzzle game or anything really.

    Maybe instead of the guys face, you have an image of his back turned with his gun aimed at the aliens?

  • PhilipCCPhilipCC Encounter Bay, South AustraliaPosts: 1,199Member, PRO
    Man's Face and Aliens

    Aliens. BTW the man's face looks upside down to me.

  • tatiangtatiang Posts: 10,782Member, Sous Chef, PRO, Senior Sous-Chef

    I couldn't tell what the first picture was. Even after reading that it's a cow, I have a hard time seeing it.

  • PhilipCCPhilipCC Encounter Bay, South AustraliaPosts: 1,199Member, PRO
    Man's Face and Aliens

    @tatiang said:
    I couldn't tell what the first picture was. Even after reading that it's a cow, I have a hard time seeing it.

    @RossmanBrothersGames Don't be offended guys, but I couldn't arrive at a cow either.

    To me it looks like a tan and white boa constrictor eating a monkey while it crushes a pig below for its next serve. :yum:

  • ToqueToque Posts: 849Member, PRO
    Man's Face and Aliens

    Agreed. The cow is difficult to see.

  • unbeatenpixelunbeatenpixel Game Developer Posts: 411Member, PRO
    Man's Face and Aliens

    Man's Face and Aliens is more clear

  • jamie_cjamie_c ImagineLabs.rocks Posts: 5,280Member, BASIC
    Man's Face and Aliens

    I want to like the cow more because it seems like a really cool character in the game, but the man and aliens is more clear and easy to make out what it is.

  • imjustmikeimjustmike Posts: 450Member, BASIC
    Man's Face and Aliens

    The cow is hard to decipher and I imagine it'll be even harder when scaled down to actual icon size. People are naturally drawn to faces and the aliens, whilst a little hard to make out when small is still more attention grabbing than the cow.

    Enough for me to click on to the app page and see the amazing trailer, screenshots and description you'll no doubt produce.

  • RossmanBrothersGamesRossmanBrothersGames Posts: 648Member, PRO

    Thanks everyone! Haha I guess the cow without the animations and mooing sound effects in the game is a little crazy to make out from a single frame. Anyway, thanks for all the input, really helpful.

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