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Super Metroid box art cover
By avatar sd1833 47 on October 2nd, 2011
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[ Box updated on October 5th, 2011 ] [ original ]

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sd1833 47 [ 7 years ago ]

Be sure to check out the printable for the full-resolution, high quality image. link

The last entry in my "25th anniversary" series that ended up going way beyond the actual anniversary itself. Again, while not 100% original, was achieved using the same methods as Fusion and Prime. Obviously I don't feel I topped Prime, but I feel more satisfied with the result than I did with Fusion.

Thanks to SP24 for advice on the design, as well as Silent Oblivion(?) for the 3DS template. Comments are appreciated, obviously.

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Deathmania 38 [ 7 years ago ]

Pretty damn good the only complaint I have is the text on the back its kind of hard to read other than that its perfect

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sd1833 47 [ 7 years ago ]

#2, Yeah, I had to downscale the image to meet the size requirements, and the 3D loo also affects the overall image quality. You'll have an easier time reading it on the printable. Check my original post, as the printable function on the site isn't working.

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hesit8 45 [ 7 years ago ]

Well done my friend. Well done.

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Unknown Flames 33 [ 7 years ago ]

Honestly, your Metroid boxes are getting kinda repetitive. The front always has the same layout, but maybe that's just me.

However, your design is still excellent and so is your execution. Amazing job, as usual.

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sd1833 47 [ 7 years ago ]

#4: Thank you kindly.

#5: Yeah, I'm taking a break from Metroid designs for a while. I have a few other ideas I'd like to work on anyway. Thanks for the honest feedback and compliment.

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StarMario22 34 [ 7 years ago ]

Can your boxes stop slapping me with their beauty?

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Eggboy'13 48 [ 7 years ago ]

The layout is like.. meh.
But the art, and feel of the box itself is awesome.

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madoublex 29 [ 7 years ago ]

I love you. No homo.

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deiviuxs 46 [ 7 years ago ]

#5, Agree but either way, it's still a pleasant box to look at.

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LooseJuice 28 [ 7 years ago ]

I really think that you did an excellent job making this box although I agree the text is a bit hard to read. I'm glad the scanlines are not completely overbearing.

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woopwoop11 37 [ 7 years ago ]

Very nice, colorful art.

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sd1833 47 [ 7 years ago ]

#7/11: Thanks guys.

#8/10: Thanks, I think. The artwork took priority over the layout, but I suppose that's no excuse. I did, however, want to keep the back layout (screenshots, text) basic like that of an SNES box.

#9: Thanks?

#11: It's appreciated, LJ, thanks. I believe the text is legible in the printable, if you haven't looked already in my original post. The size was too large for the site's own printable function.

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aelixus 45 [ 7 years ago ]

Beautiful done. The detail is excellent! Every your boxes are top of using lighting. And I'm like the layout too.

Some small things, the "For more info..." text too small, I don't think it is readable when you print it. The logo is a bit simple for a box like this, It should be more thicker.

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twoxT 34 [ 7 years ago ]

Nice and vivid!

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sd1833 47 [ 7 years ago ]

#14: I know what you mean about the logo, I'll see what I can do. Thanks for the suggestions.

#15: Thanks, man.

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Spiderpig24 47 [ 7 years ago ]

Awesome job, I love how this one turned out.

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tleeart 45 [ 7 years ago ]

The artwork is killer. I absolutely love this.

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Gunslinger 42 [ 7 years ago ]

Fantastic job my friend.

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sd1833 47 [ 7 years ago ]

I've taken Aelixus' suggestion and updated the logo, I think it looks better now. I'll post a link to the updated high-res printable later. Thoughts?

#17/19: Thanks for the kind words, guys. Most appreciated, as always.

#18: That means a good deal coming from someone of your skill in the custom artwork department. Thanks.

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tleeart 45 [ 7 years ago ]

Liking the new logo. And I mean it, the art you've been doing for these Metroid boxes is incredible.

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sd1833 47 [ 7 years ago ]

#21: These past three Metroid covers have been highly enjoyable to make, most notably with Prime. I'd love to take another stab at Other M, and I might try using the same techniques to pull it off. For now though, I'm going to focus my attention on some other ideas.

Thank you, though, really.

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aelixus 45 [ 7 years ago ]

I think it looks better now. ^_^

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