Project: Haypi Pirates (Kingdom of Pirates)Project specifics:
- UI Design
- Icon Design
Client location: China
Haypi Pirates (Kingdom of Pirates)
This is the 4th game I've worked on with Haypi and yet again it was damn good fun, this time it was on Haypi Pirates! As I already had a good working relationship with the team I was ready for what was to come. They wanted something that gave off the Pirate vibe and really set the games lovely visuals off.
As the game was about pirates it was key to give this a good nautical feel, using old woods and metals throughout. I initially started work on the brand, as I always believe that the brand must be the anchor (sorry, bad pun) to all things that surround it, so with the brand set in place I moved onto the UI. It took a couple of iterations before we landed on the exact style that felt right, but once we had, the following user interfaces just rolled out very smoothly. Great fun.
This was a great opportunity that arose late 2008, where I was approached by the publishers of this new creative inspiration book series, the Creative Unity, to appear in their first volume as none other than their featured designer!
This was seriously fun! Working with the guys behind the iOS smash 'Inkvaders' was bound to be rather exciting though wasn't it!