Looney Labs Icehouse Mailing list Archive

Re: [Icehouse] Xeno color mapping for Homeworlds

  • From"Subhan Tindall" <subhan.michael@xxxxxxxxx>
  • DateMon, 4 Jun 2007 20:20:11 -0700
On 6/4/07, Andy Looney <andy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Thank you all for your helpful input. A few random responses:
> Find 10-20+ random people, preferable people not familiar with
> Icehouse at all, or at least not homeworlds players.

I disagree with this approach. I'm more interested in a color mapping that
feels right to Homeworlds players than one which random strangers think
makes sense. However...

Not sure I agree with this.  I guess it comes down to the target
audience/goals in mind for the 3House book.  If you are wanting 3House
to market to & draw in new players, the opionions of random people are
exactly what you should be interested in (IMHO of course!).  If you
want to get new people playing homeworlds, consider the perspective of
2 people who have not played homeworlds, sitting down with a Rainbow &
a Xeno set, trying to play homeworlds.  If the mapping is confusing or
doesn't feel 'natural' it will negatively impact the experience of the
Just my $0.02

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