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Round 2!

We're undergoing a process to choose a logo for Skyward Collapse.  Here are our current three top picks, plus one older version of each, plus two designs that are weaker but which contain specific elements I love: https://99designs.com/logo-design/vote-w9t5gv

We'd be interested in hearing what most sparks your interest!
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Re: Care to weigh in on potential logo concepts? Vote here! (Round 2)
« Reply #1 on: April 03, 2013, 06:51:59 PM »
#169 is my favorite. I really like the font (although I can't really put my finger on why, it's just more interesting than the others' fonts) and the glowing effect is really cool.
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Re: Care to weigh in on potential logo concepts? Vote here! (Round 2)
« Reply #2 on: April 03, 2013, 07:04:03 PM »
#169 got my vote this round too.
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To me it is simplistic.  Cut some of the flair on the lettering (don't think every letter needs exaggerated flairs).

154 still my second vote followed by 198.  Sword K just doesn't rate that highly in 198 though :)
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Re: Care to weigh in on potential logo concepts? Vote here! (Round 2)
« Reply #3 on: April 04, 2013, 12:44:42 AM »
#169 was my least favorite.  The font is too hard to read, and at first glance, I thought it was another language.  I like #182 followed closely by #196.  They seem to be very clean and neat.  Very professional looking.

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Re: Care to weigh in on potential logo concepts? Vote here! (Round 2)
« Reply #4 on: April 04, 2013, 02:03:30 AM »
Same here, 182 and 196 are both professional looking and are to me the most attractive ones. Of course on could argue a bit about colors, but besides that.. perfection ;) THe others I dislike in several ranges of dislike, #169 looks WAY too glowy, not professional enough as a "Logo" to use photoshop + outer glow in that heavy quantity ,) Funnily, I dislike 169 the most... but yeah.. tastes... ;p
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Re: Care to weigh in on potential logo concepts? Vote here! (Round 2)
« Reply #5 on: April 04, 2013, 04:23:15 AM »
169 looks cool, but is there a specific reason why it's the only one to deviate from the palette of green-yellow-orange that the rest share?

127 is a little too bland, 196 and 182 are meh (though for the record I like 196 more), 198 and 154 are OK, I suppose (but 154 looks somewhat better, except for the blue background). My sympathies lie with 166 and 199, though; for some reason they look more consistent with the other Arcen logos.
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Re: Care to weigh in on potential logo concepts? Vote here! (Round 2)
« Reply #6 on: April 04, 2013, 05:33:24 AM »
For some reason I just think #182 and #196 look awful. They look so amateurish, the "W" looks like it came straight out of a teenager's doodle book.

#198 is fine, but the sparkles need to go. It makes it look a logo for some kind of fantasy-action C-movie.

Personally I think #169 is the best by far, and draws my attention to it as soon as I get the first glance. It's eerie but also defined and cool.

Good heavens don't choose 182 or 196, they'll make your logo look like it's for some 3rd rate Indie Game.
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Re: Care to weigh in on potential logo concepts? Vote here! (Round 2)
« Reply #7 on: April 04, 2013, 07:03:28 AM »
For some reason I just think #182 and #196 look awful. They look so amateurish, the "W" looks like it came straight out of a teenager's doodle book.

#198 is fine, but the sparkles need to go. It makes it look a logo for some kind of fantasy-action C-movie.

Personally I think #169 is the best by far, and draws my attention to it as soon as I get the first glance. It's eerie but also defined and cool.

Good heavens don't choose 182 or 196, they'll make your logo look like it's for some 3rd rate Indie Game.
I find 198 looks amateurish, essentially a gradient over some photoshop text, a sword, and a lion :O 196/182 have a nice level of polish and just the right amount of detail.

169 is mind-blowingly glowy and ewww.

166 and 199 look better than I thought at first glance, but still kind of meh.
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Re: Care to weigh in on potential logo concepts? Vote here! (Round 2)
« Reply #8 on: April 04, 2013, 07:24:15 AM »
I still like 154 best. I think 198 takes a good concept too far.

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Re: Care to weigh in on potential logo concepts? Vote here! (Round 2)
« Reply #9 on: April 04, 2013, 08:45:42 AM »
Excellent feedback, folks -- I really appreciate it!

A new poll is now up: http://www.arcengames.com/forums/index.php/topic,12788.0.html

This has revisions based on some of your comments, as well as some new items.
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