I do a lot of doodling, spaceships, cars, cabinets, logos…
We had heard a rummer that out in the field some bars were putting tables between the monitor and the console. I wanted to see what it might look like if we designed a table into it and made the game bigger social hub.
When creating concept for the a new look of the game we wanted to add a few conveniences while streamlining the look of the machine. We wanted to add a charging station and cup holders. We also wanted to add custom side graphics with a wrap. We’ll be able to customize the look of he machine with some local branding while maintaining our core game branding.
Another option we explored was the portable version. You can get legs or just play it on any table top. With all the functionality of the full size game but with ability to be on the go.
After some feedback from the field on our first version of the game cabinet I was working on concepts for for a larger, more flexible design. It could have a console or use a touch screen tv. The monitor could rotate to be horizontal or vertical. Graphics could easily be wrapped around the cabinet for a whole new look.
Sometimes even when I just hear someone talking about an idea images pop in my head of how it might look. These were some sketches for portable version of one of your gaming systems. The one on the left was a laptop version the a giant built in monitor. The one on the right was a console with retractable legs.
Doodling logos is always enjoyable finding new ways to use type and wrap it around an idea, well it’s just a good exercise in brainstorming. There is always a story to tell and it can be an interesting journey to watch an idea take shape.
You can see some of my lunch doodles here I try to post them on Instagram and Flickr. I take a lot of photos on vacation which always makes for challenging drawings. If you’re having lunch with me I expect you to bring a sketch book!