Custom signage & posters

Discussion in 'Team Fortress 2 Talk' started by Rock, Jan 21, 2008.

  1. Rock

    Rock L2: Junior Member

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    I am not a mapper by any stretch of the imagination but I can do Photoshop and contribute some minor details here and there.

    Some samples of posters I've done. These are in .png format but I don't know how to change them to a useable format for mappers. If I have some good feedback, I'll do some more.

    Always available for custom work. PM me with your size requirements. For reference, these are 300x400 pixels.

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  2. Haas

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    i made this for dutch community
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  3. Rock

    Rock L2: Junior Member

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    Very nice - I like it!

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  4. DJive

    aa DJive Cake or Death?

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    Looking really nice fella's =)
     
  5. Rock

    Rock L2: Junior Member

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    Informational signs can be helpful for your layout. Sign duplicates can be provided with directional arrows facing opposite direction. Signs can be made to look aged and worn or shiny and new.

    Signs shown here are 300x150 or 300x100 pixels.

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  6. TheBladeRoden

    TheBladeRoden L7: Fancy Member

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    Yep, signs are fun

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  7. YM

    aa YM LVL100 YM

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    I made some specifically for colts playground, we'll set them up using the server only decals.
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    And one I made to plaster over my test maps to stop people whineing about missing textures and whatnot
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  8. ryodoan

    ryodoan Resident Bum

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    They all look amazing. My only comment is that I dont think the border around the text on the "Know the face of your enemy" sign looks kinda outa place.

    And googling "WW2 propaganda posters" turned up this page which has a bunch of different posters that might be good for inspiration.
     
  9. Rock

    Rock L2: Junior Member

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    Love that Roden County one. :)

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  10. ryodoan

    ryodoan Resident Bum

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    Damn... I wish you could bind multiple sprays... So much good stuff here to just use as an ingame spray...

    *damn* I just had a brilliant idea, a brilliantly devious idea. Make a spray of the "Intelligence->" sign, then on custom maps, spray it pointing away from your intel room :)
     
  11. Rock

    Rock L2: Junior Member

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    Not THAT is a great idea!! Too funny.
     
  12. lerlerson

    lerlerson L2: Junior Member

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    Wow, these are all really good! I especially like the 60's style ones, they'd go really well on the maps... maybe I'll use a couple of 'em.

    Hey, I was wondering if somebody could maybe make me a simple custom texture... all I need is a simple octagon on a white background. I want the octagon to be done so I can apply the texture to say, a wall, and it'll repeat over and over again like a soccer ball. I'd also like the lines of the octagons to be thick, and blue, except for the very sides of the lines, which are grey. If you do this, I'll love you forever.
     
  13. Armadillo of Doom

    aa Armadillo of Doom Group Founder, Lover of Pie

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    These are so cool lol. I have absolutely zero photo skills, so I envy this kind of work. Now, is anyone here savvy enough to convert these pictures into a decal or overlay for use in Hammer? At the moment, we have these awsome posters from Shmitz; http://tf2maps.net/downloads.php?do=file&id=57 But I would love to have more :)
     
  14. lerlerson

    lerlerson L2: Junior Member

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    Well, I could make them all into decals, it's actally quite easy, I'd just need to know what decals you want in and what the names of said decals should be...

    It's easy to make these kinda things into decals, I just want to do something to help out around here for once.
     
  15. Ganon11

    Ganon11 L1: Registered

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    I love a lot of these - very in-style. Now if only I knew how to use declas, I'd be stealing...I mean, borrowing every red sign out there for my map.
     
  16. Rock

    Rock L2: Junior Member

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    Update to this topic - here's a link to a download for a Photoshop plugin. It allows you to create/save your Photoshop creations in a .vtf file needed to put into a TF2 map

    http://www.interlopers.net/index.php?page=downloads

    Look for Photoshop VTF Plugin.
     
  17. Armadillo of Doom

    aa Armadillo of Doom Group Founder, Lover of Pie

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    I have but this to say- ...... w00t
     
  18. ryodoan

    ryodoan Resident Bum

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    WHen I used the photoshop pluggin I was getting frustrated because I couldnt get transparencies to show up. If you want transparencies you need to create an alpha channel mask or something like that. Someone should make a guide...
     
  19. drp

    aa drp

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    will the site finally get a decent header/logo? :closedeyes:
     
  20. Snipergen

    Snipergen L13: Stunning Member

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    Lol just like in counterstrike the bombside sprays XD, or "duck here to enter a secret room", than you see a noob reading the text, looks around him, and crouches with his head against the wall trying to get trough it XD