Category talk:Head icons (SSB4-3DS)

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Mini-head icons[edit]

There are sprites seen in the actual game, like in previous games. They are slightly different (outline is even along the entire sprite, Sonic's has his shoe(?) under his head). I believe they should be added, as well. PikaSamus (talk) PikaSamus 11:23, 8 October 2014 (EDT)

Yeah there's two versions of the head icons, both of which are used in different places: these large ones, and the smaller ones you're talking about. I was debating whether to upload the small ones for two reasons:
  1. Arguably, they don't really have a use. We wouldn't be using them for things like tournament results while we have the large ones, and I wasn't really sure if any difference between the two sets was notable enough to demonstrate.
  2. They're distorted around the edges. Each of the images is 16px square, but the head itself is only 14 - and instead of a blank space around the edge to frame them, the edge is a copy of the pixels one row/column further towards center. So either I'd upload them as-is and they look weird, or I'd fix the "bleeding" effect to make them look right - which would involve editing 400+ images. Unless I can get XL to do this, I'm not currently inclined to do so without a good reason. Toomai Glittershine ??? The Altruistic 12:14, 8 October 2014 (EDT)

Okay, so it's now possible for XL to upload the small head icons properly as I said had potential above. That said, I still don't really know what the point of doing so would be. In addition, we'd need to name them somehow distincetively (maybe just by adding a "Small" or "Mini" on the end?) and potentially have separate categories for them. Anyone care to discuss? Toomai Glittershine ??? The Cloronic 13:48, 10 November 2014 (EST)

Agreed that there's not really much of a purpose to doing so. I don't think it'd be worthwhile. Miles (talk) 14:17, 10 November 2014 (EST)

Wii U icons[edit]

According to the directs, the head icons are actually for the Wii U, not the 3DS. ZeldaStarfoxfan2164 (talk) is made in America 18:55, 26 October 2014 (EDT)

It's possible both versions use the same files. It's also possible that the Wii U version doesn't use these, but higher-resolution versions instead. We don't know yet so I called them 3DS-only for now. Toomai Glittershine ??? The Steppin' 19:04, 26 October 2014 (EDT)
The Wii U version is out now. SeanWheeler (talk) 15:11, 25 November 2014 (EST)
Indeed it is, and the Wii U version's icons look mostly the same as the 3DS ones - except for Pac-Man, who has his right arm instead of his left. There may be other minor differences, but that's one I saw immediately. The problem is, our current "Wii U head icons" are trash and should be deleted pronto. I think we should continue using these 3DS icons everywhere (even in Wii U contexts) for now, as the inconsistencies are minor. Toomai Glittershine ??? The Incomperable 16:02, 25 November 2014 (EST)