Component Layout

How to layout UI in a menu

Focus Areas Develop a clear understanding of the flow a typical user takes when viewing a screen and start blocking out the UI that follows this flow. Typically, the eye starts at the top left and scans to the right or to the bottom left. Create an experience that presents... [Read More]
Tags: Menus

Popup Menus

Overview of popup menus

Use pop-up screens to immediately call the player’s attention to game-changing and game-blocking events. Pop-up text must be concise, direct, and very easy to comprehend. In a message that requires a Yes/No answer, make the question as clear as possible. Avoid double negatives and ask a direct question that can... [Read More]
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Menu Components

Overview of Common UI Components

Static mockups are the building blocks of a UI. Establish the core components of your UI, such as buttons, drop-down lists, sliders, and progress bars. Experiment to come up with the most appropriate tone, theme, and art. List The vertical list is probably the most common component of menus. The... [Read More]
Tags: Menus