Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Art Direction of Spirit Siege - Part 1: Before Kickstarter

Note: This is Part 1 of a two-part post about the evolution of Spirit Siege's art direction. If you'd like to jump ahead, here is Part 2.

Art direction is what enables a team of individuals with their own strengths, weaknesses, and artistic styles to ship a unified product. It is the process of getting the team aligned around a vision, a clear goal of what we're all aiming for, why we're aiming for it, and how we're going to achieve it. Done well, it contains the decisions that make a thousand others.

Saturday, February 7, 2015

Deck Builder Visual Design

Spirit Siege has a deck builder now! This screen was the first real opportunity to flesh out and nail down the visual language of menus, so lots of the problems we solved here will carry over into other parts of the game.