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Old 04-04-2013   #56
What part of 'RETIRED' don't you understand?
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Originally Posted by Torgo View Post
If the first 5 mean the same thing, but are different locations, why not just have the same symbol but different colors?
Dave Perry gave a speech at GDC in 1999(?) that covered this topic. I'd link it if I could still find the transcript. You don't want to use color to differentiate stuff in a game when possible. This was a huge driving force behind (finally) changing the look of the shields in SRB2 so they weren't just colored orbs.
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