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VinceBot

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2000AD Smilies: Make your own!
« on: 18 December, 2009, 05:01:33 pm »
You might have noticed I've fixed the smilies - we now have a consolidated smiley set (the phpBB3 style, as voted in by you guys).

What this means is we can now add some custom smileys to the forum. Seeing as this is the official 2000AD forums, I don't want to just add any garbage willy-nilly, so there are a few rules.

what rules?

Can't be offensive.
Must not look hideous.
Must be of the same style as the current smilies.

Same style?

Yeah. Basically we want the smilies to all look similar and not a mish-mash of different head styles.
To help you guys out with that I've made a .psd file (zipped attachment) with a bunch of different facial features and a blank face for you to work from. I've included my attempt at a Judge Dredd smiley so you get an idea of what to do.



Once you've made the smiley pixel-by-pixel, resize the image by 50% (from 40x40 to 20x20 pixels) and you'll have a nicely aliased smiley, with soft edges.
Save this as a .gif and attach it to your post.

Go hog wild!
« Last Edit: 18 December, 2009, 11:04:22 pm by VinceBot »

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Re: 2000AD Smilies: Make your own!
« Reply #1 on: 18 December, 2009, 09:45:04 pm »
Cool!  Thanks very much.
 :D
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Re: 2000AD Smilies: Make your own!
« Reply #2 on: 18 December, 2009, 09:46:27 pm »
Cool!  Thanks very much.


And what the fuck do you mean by that, Timson? Eh?

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Re: 2000AD Smilies: Make your own!
« Reply #3 on: 19 December, 2009, 12:24:19 am »
(Watchmen/Alan Moore themed Smiley)


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Re: 2000AD Smilies: Make your own!
« Reply #4 on: 19 December, 2009, 02:57:10 pm »
Cool!  Thanks very much.


And what the fuck do you mean by that, Timson? Eh?

Cheers!

Jim

Hmmm.... Cool?  And thanks very much?  :|
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Re: 2000AD Smilies: Make your own!
« Reply #5 on: 20 December, 2009, 01:50:04 pm »
Will it upload?Ooops done this a bit wrong. It's a sort of Manga icon hence the oversized eyes.

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Re: 2000AD Smilies: Make your own!
« Reply #6 on: 20 December, 2009, 03:05:04 pm »
Doesn't look too clear at 20x20, I don't think-
It's supposed tae be Middenface, but there might be too many lumps!
Just a little rough and tumble, Judge man.

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Re: 2000AD Smilies: Make your own!
« Reply #7 on: 20 December, 2009, 03:23:51 pm »
and a Tharg as well (building on the 'cool' smilie)
Just a little rough and tumble, Judge man.

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Re: 2000AD Smilies: Make your own!
« Reply #8 on: 20 December, 2009, 05:00:48 pm »
Superb Dog Deever!
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Re: 2000AD Smilies: Make your own!
« Reply #9 on: 20 December, 2009, 07:34:22 pm »
Dog Deeve3r - that's just a startled green person upside down isn't it? :)
No - I can't commit to a sig yet. I hardly know you!

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Re: 2000AD Smilies: Make your own!
« Reply #10 on: 21 December, 2009, 08:33:24 pm »
That's a really nice one Dog Deever, glad people are working on stuff.

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Re: 2000AD Smilies: Make your own!
« Reply #11 on: 11 January, 2010, 01:00:29 am »
Thought I'd take a back seat and let others have a go for a bit. Seeing as no-one else has posted one just yet, I thought I'd have another shottie as I had an idea. This one is based on the winkie smilie- it's Nikolai Dante...
Just a little rough and tumble, Judge man.

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Re: 2000AD Smilies: Make your own!
« Reply #12 on: 11 January, 2010, 01:03:08 am »
Bollocks!
I forgot tae shrink the bastard!
Not sure if it's clear enough at half size...
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Re: 2000AD Smilies: Make your own!
« Reply #13 on: 15 January, 2010, 10:44:54 pm »
Abelard Snazz smiley

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Re: 2000AD Smilies: Make your own!
« Reply #14 on: 16 January, 2010, 09:33:07 am »
Those two are great.