Client: MAME - Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator
Project: MAME - Multiple Arcade Machine EmulatorProject specifics:
- Homepage + Subpage design
- HTML Homeapge + subpage template
Client location: USA
MAME – Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator
What more needs to be said...MAME, the one, the only, the original arcade machine emulator! This was a great challenge from a design perspective as it couldn’t be my usual full blown graphical explosion, it needed to be more toned down and streamlined as the site has an immensely functional role to play. The site is used by two pretty distinct groups of people, the developers (very important) and the players (equally as important) so a balance had to be found between appealing to the players/newcomers, and the developers that donate their time and efforts to the project.
What this created was a site that has a strong visual impact on the homepage, then followed by a more reserved structure for the subpages, thus saying a big hello to the newcomers and then allowing the regulars to get to what they need to without too many graphics. Fun little job!
Rather than the usual video game news site, Gaming Dead is geared toward the darker side of the games industry, the horror genre! The site needed a new, grim character based brand and a creepy menacing site design too.
These two cheeky monsters were originally a couple of un-used concepts from an old project that fell into the pile of old sketches.