TA Competition: Dress To Impress!

TA Competition: Dress To Impress!

Calling all arty TrueAchievement hunters!

Written by DavieMarshall on 23 March 12 at 17:28 , updated on 23 March 12 at 17:28

Calling all TrueAchievement hunters with an arty side! We're due to switch across to our new Facebook page layout soon, and we'd like to give you the chance to dress us up!

We're holding a competition to see which member of the community can design us the best cover image between now and next Sunday (April 1st). Not only will our best liked submission become emblazoned across our Facebook page for all to see, but they'll bag themselves TWO YEARS of TA Pro account goodness! Nice!

So what are we looking for? We want something that encapsulates us here at TrueAchievement, and to get that we're giving you creative control. Get creative and let your skills do the talking! The only technical stipulation according to Facebook's Help Centre, is that the cover photo should be at least 399 pixels wide. For your design considerations, the 'official' font style of the TrueAchievements text is Trebuchet MS.

You can send your submissions straight to me through davie[at]trueachievements.com, or host them online and link me to them through a PM or e-mail. We can't wait to see what you guys come up with! If we have a good array of front runners we'll hold a community vote through our Facebook page to select our winner!
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Posted on 23 March 12 at 17:33
good luck to all
The Porternator
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Last post: 10 Apr 13 at 22:29
Posted on 23 March 12 at 17:41
Would give this ago but my talent is in achievements and not design :(
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Callumpy
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Posted on 23 March 12 at 17:42
Might have a go at this.

Anywhere I can get a decent copy of the logo? and does anyone know the font?
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The Nerevarine
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Last post: 19 May at 06:57
Posted on 23 March 12 at 17:52, Edited on 23 March 12 at 17:55 by The Nerevarine
Yeah, how about a vector logo and some graphics standard guidelines? I'd assume achievement images and copyrighted game imagery is bad form.
AutomaticOcelot
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Posted on 23 March 12 at 17:53, Edited on 23 March 12 at 17:56 by AutomaticOcelot
The main font in the current banner is a close variation of Helvetica & Century Gothic as (was?) stated above. ;) So close you could make the adjustments (slanted ends, plus the i serif) yourself to the final pixels if it's not a stock variant.
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blkalleykat
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Last post: 11 Jun 12 at 12:11
Posted on 23 March 12 at 18:06
Good luck to the entrants. I'd love to see what creative ideas get done
ELpanda feliz
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ELpanda feliz
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Posted on 23 March 12 at 18:06, Edited on 23 March 12 at 18:07 by ELpanda feliz
Damn! I'm not an arty TrueAchievement hunter but a geeky one!
Callumpy
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Posted on 23 March 12 at 18:19
Cheers AutomaticOcelot.

Yeah, we do need some proper vector logos to use on our designs, also for others planning to do this, I recommend dimensions of 1920 x 710px as 399 width would look quite blurry and misshaped.
www.youtube.com/xUndeadGaming - www.callumpy.co.uk

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Posted on 23 March 12 at 18:24
Might give this a go actually.
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Zacry072
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Posted on 23 March 12 at 18:33
Give me a box of crayons and I'm good to go.
Polerand
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Posted on 23 March 12 at 18:37
Nice idea - good luck to the entrants!
SA1NT JACOB
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SA1NT JACOB
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Last post: 11 Mar 15 at 14:31
Posted on 23 March 12 at 18:53
Are you going to have a gallery of of the top picks? I would like to see what people do with this.
The Nerevarine
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Last post: 19 May at 06:57
Posted on 23 March 12 at 19:09, Edited on 23 March 12 at 19:42 by The Nerevarine
Also, you're talking about this, right?
http://inspirationfeed.com/inspiration/websites-inspiration/...

Edit: I hope you revisit us to explain what you're looking for. "[An image] at least 399 pixels wide" is not exactly thorough, unless all you want is an inbox littered with bad copy-pasta and Photoshop filters.
Ackter
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Posted on 23 March 12 at 20:12
What's creative about using vector graphics supplied by the site ffs?
MH The Rockstar
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Last post: 14 May 15 at 17:58
Posted on 23 March 12 at 20:22
What is this "Facebook" you speak of?

It would be interesting to see the top 10 entries.

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Posted on 23 March 12 at 20:23
Damn I seen the Achievement Tile and was hoping it may have been a uDraw competition.
Good luck to the entrants though, I will be sitting this one out due to lack of skill :/
RedDeadKBII
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Posted on 23 March 12 at 20:35
Zacry072 said:Give me a box of crayons and I'm good to go.Lol, there's my artistic capability right there.
Flyboy80498
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Posted on 23 March 12 at 20:51
I don't have a creative bone in my body. But I seriously admire the people that do, and are brave enough to share it with the entire world (or site in this case).

RedDeadKBII said:Zacry072 said:Give me a box of crayons and I'm good to go.Lol, there's my artistic capability right there.But... I can color in a coloring book... and do quite often as a stress reliever. I have found it takes away my PTSD symptoms quicker than anything else.
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Posted on 23 March 12 at 21:00
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