[ Help | Earliest Comments | Latest Comments ][ List All Subjects of Discussion | Create New Subject of Discussion ][ List Latest Comments Only For Pages | Games | Rated Pages | Rated Games | Subjects of Discussion ]Comments/Ratings for a Single Item Later ⇩Reverse Order⇧ Earlier Gifford Graphics for Pillars of Medusa. Missing description[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]James Spratt wrote on 2006-07-12 UTCWell, actually, I was checking out the game logs, vaguely looking for someone sorry enough to make a good opponent for myself, and those pieces from the Mini-POM game just sort of jumped off the page at me, different, bright and striking, and the more I looked the better I liked, so you can paint that E on yer sail, as far as I'm concerned. Well Done. I happen to like variant piece-sets as much as variant games, and I like the strong colors of some of the sets and boards, like icing on the cake of this site, supported by the soberer and more utilitarian alfaeries and their kin, and I think there's room for some more. I'm still muddy on the extra bandwidth costs of complex sets like that, but I'm learning, slowly, how complicated it is to make the icons for them. Gary Gifford wrote on 2006-07-12 UTCJames: Having seen your impressive Jetan graphics I was a bit suprised that you would give these green and blue ones an 'Excellent.' But, thank you very much for taking the time to do so. You mentioned that 'the capital pieces are multi-colored, underlining their relative importance.' But I should point out that the multi-color was really to distinguish a 'Morph' piece. So if a green Morph-Bishop captured, for example, an opponent's blue Queen [and then morphed into a queen] we would replace the green Morph-Bishop with a two-colored green Morph-Queen. Of course, others can use these pieces (some of which have 'markings') for other purposes than morphing. In fact, I just now realized I can use them on a game being tested with Jeremy. Must let him know. Thanks for bringing this up... I had overlooked that. Christine... just saw your comment too... thanks... I was thinking maybe the green was too bright and was possibly choosen while I was on cold medication.... Best regards to all. Christine Bagley-Jones wrote on 2006-07-12 UTCExcellent ★★★★★yep great graphics, cool color green James Spratt wrote on 2006-07-11 UTCExcellent ★★★★★Terrific graphics, Gary. (Having just read the instructions, a short clarification:) I like the bright, strong colors; I like the fact that the capital pieces are multi-colored, underlining their relative importance, and I like the way they look on the board for the Mini-Pillars-of-Medusa game, where I first spotted them. Now I'm prompted to go digging around to see what other interesting piece-sets are hiding in the links. James Spratt wrote on 2006-07-11 UTCExcellent ★★★★★Terrific graphics, Gary. 5 comments displayedLater ⇩Reverse Order⇧ EarlierPermalink to the exact comments currently displayed.