The Origin of the Flag
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August 2nd, 2009

The Origin of the Flag

Finally, the story is revealed/made up! Yes the hundred headed giant is a thin methaphor for corporate clients. My favourite fun poking along these lines is this video which wonders: what if Stop signs were designed today.

The super animal artist is supposed to have the likness of pal Karl Kerschl who does the awesome Tx strip, The Abominable Charles Christopher which if you haven’t tried reading, you really should!

And this is the last of the Dragon Magazine fantastic heraldry I did…

Warrior Kingdoms:

Mage Guilds:

Necromancer Guilds:

4 Awesomes Comments!

  1. Golux

    Oh, gawd! Only too true.

    Such a perfect metaphore for design by committee or approval by committee.

    And they always wonder why their company is slowly tanking, and expect the logo redesign to make up for the systemic deficiency.

    I remember one of those “mission statement” quests. They didn’t like my “Make good product, Keep the customer happy” recommendation.

  2. KNO3

    Make a better product than our competitors at a lower price?

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    […] clichés, and running gags include one-upmanship among the princesses and the king and queen’s quest to find a new heraldic symbol for their kingdom to replace the current one, a pile of grass eating […]

  4. Steve

    I like the mage guild one with the caster hand key.
    Would the necromancer guild be considered skulled labor?