In this electronic game era, it’s not often you get to design a logo for a board game. It’s even less likely that you’ll get to design an entire game, from the characters to the packaging, to the actual board itself. It’s actually a lot of fun. Above – the Dice Man logo. Below – the full design, featuring the character himself.
The game originally planned to have die-cut characters in the four Dice Man colors. These were scrapped as being too cost prohibitive, so wooden talisman from another game were substituted.
The game in all its glory.
Originally published on The Daily Logo: May 6, 2005.
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Logo, character, game & packaging design
Logo, character, game and box design for Dice Man, an award winning, old-fashioned board game.
Board and box design.
When designing artwork for packaging and boxes, we have to work within already established printing specifications. Box manufacturers already have off-the-shelf die lines available (you can see some of the pink die lines in the artwork featured) and the assembly process is set up for particular sizes. Toy stores have shelves that are particular sizes, and the box has to fit within their displays. Game board art:
When working on toy and game packaging, there are a host of government and toy council regulations in regards to font sizes, placement, warning labels and the like. The box art has to be submitted for approval before production. Box lid:
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