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Happy belated New Year everyone!! I just wanted to announce that you can now get Pork T-Shirts with your favorite Text-based Game’s Icon on the front. Please feel free to check it out.

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Pork Icon Tee!

Have you ever wanted your favorite Text based adventure Game’s Icon on your T-Shirt? Do you want to be cool? Do you want to support Indy game development!? Do you just like obscure internet references? Well then what are you waiting for!?

-Cat

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From the Artist’s Desk

Hey this is a bit of a tidbit on a piece the Graphic design of Pork – The Icon! Oh and yes I am copying Andy’s ‘From The Programmer’s Den’ with the title here 😉

Originally there were three design concepts made in Adobe Illustrator (by me) and sent to the team for judgment.

 

 

 

 

The first was random white scripting on a black backdropping with a 3D pork chop and letter ‘P.’ As you can imagine… this was really difficult to see when reduced to the size of an icon (50px X 50px) – I also really lacked in expressing Pork and it’s developers. (AKA a bunch of really weird high schoolers)

 

 

The second design was a pork chop as the letter ‘P’ in the word ‘Pork,’ the eye in the final design used as the letter ‘o’ and the rest of the word written in a meaty pink color. Note: The second design was made after the third and final design.

 

 

The third design is the one being currently used with minor alteration, the teeth were originally a bit different.

The final design that you see in the game >> The monster drooling over a nice juicy pork chop ^_^

 

 

 

The icons were all made in Adobe Illustrator as vector images, rendered as PNG-24 and then converted to .ico using a handy little program called ToYcon. ToYcon is amazing btw, you don’t have to install it and it has a drag and drop interface.

Well thats all for post! Sorry it wast as long as Andy’s ‘From The Programmer’s Den’ nor as funny as my usual pages. I hope you’ll stay with us the rest of the summer for more articles &ct. I am going to be putting up a bit of a ‘what the hell are we doing update’ up soon so you know whats happening with updates and future content. Hint: A LOT!!

Yours Truly,

Cat

What was the first thing you did when playing Pork?

Was it to kill Elvis??!!

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