Art assets for a location based mobile game OutBout
What: Promotional poster cover for the upcoming iOS based casual, freemium, location based, mobile strategy game OutBout by Planetboard. Concept is presented to investors at Slush 2013.
Target audience: Investors, kids of all ages, teenagers.
Solution: Concept shows the technological backbone of a global gps-board, explains strategy elements of the game full of wild of outdoor action. Visually safe for children and hints of elements of the game-play (Mines). There is a heavy striking energetic logo. Napoleoninc- theme was decided after wide research for it offers a colorful and well known theme for cartoony approach: lots of fancy hats and other visual insignia to exaggerate and without being grim. Theme is also true to spiritual origin of the concept, Risk.
How: Characters and scene layers were 3D-modeled, textured and rigged in Blender and rendered with Cycles.
Results: Style of the poster and characters were very liked, with question of of them looking maybe too violent. Assets were used in pitch materials and convention roll-up.