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Re: Games Spin: Look and Feel



Máirín Duffy a écrit :
> Luya Tshimbalanga wrote:
>> Rahul Sundaram a écrit :
>>> Hi
>>>
>>> As you might be aware, the Fedora Games SIG has been working on a
>>> games spin of Fedora and we got tentative approval do just that. An
>>> early version is planned to be out shortly and another to match the
>>> Fedora 8 release.
>>>
>>> I would like to get some unique look and feel for the games spin which
>>> can be as simple as a different background. Can the art team help me
>>> with that?  We are packaging a wide variety of games but we have a
>>> focus on 3D intensive ones since one of the goals of the Live DVD is
>>> to test out hardware for performance before you buy them. So keep that
>>> in mind and be creative.
>>
>> It looks like a big assignment ahead. The tricky part is the background
>> to reflect a 3D games world. Perhaps picking seawolf background may do
>> the trick. Another possibily is to make LiveMedia like Playstation/Xbox
>> demo games with a neat interface taking advantage of desktop effects.
>> Those are just brainstorming.
>>
>> Otherwise, I am waiting for our leader Mairin for suggestion.
>
> Well, one thing that other Fedorans :) have suggested to me a lot is
> having an '8-bit' Fedora theme. E.g., a theme for Fedora that has
> graphics reminiscent of early video game consoles artwork.
>
> An example of an excellent art show that has showcased the type of art
> I think this idea could lead to is the "I Am 8-bit" show:
>
> http://www.iam8bit.net/gallery/gallery.htm
>
> http://www.fort90.com/journal/?p=205
>
> How is that for inspiration? :)
>
> ~m
>
> _______________________________________________
Very interesting.  Speaking about 8-bit, I haven't played most games
much. However, I can think about MSX (especially for Snatcher which is
also available ) and Master System. A 16it theme will be also
interesting as well from arcade to console.

Random idea:


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