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Alvaro Saburido
Alvaro Saburido

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Quick A/B Poll: Which card style you like better?

UPDATE 10/08/2020:

Thanks to everyone that took the time to vote and provide valuable feedback in this poll. You guys rock 🀘.

I decided to use Option A (even if B got more votes πŸ¦„) with a few changes inspired by the feedback you gave me and considering the component surroundings:

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Card A is the real deal (dark background, vibrant colors, etc., all evoke the feelings of competition, passion, aggression, etc.).
by @AnkushThakur

I added the character names, the logos in the bg similar to option B, and I added a small indicator of the stage just at the top.

I like the contrast that the card gives, it's eye-catching in all that light tournament page and clearly invites the user to check the next battle kinda feeling.

Here is another version of it

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And how it looks in the same tournament page but in knockout phase:

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Does that mean I threw the Option B to the trash πŸ—‘? Not really, I actually going to use it on a page with historical of matches, because there doesn't need that much dynamism and contrast looks nice and clean.

I'm really happy with the result. and all the cool discussions happening on the comments, thanks, everyone!

Hi there πŸ‘‹ . I'm a big fan of Super Smash Bros since I was a little kid.

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I'm doing some quick design for a tournament app in Vue and I could use your feedback, which card you like the most?.

  • Option A: Vote heart ❀️
  • Option B: Vote πŸ¦„

Disclaimer: Characters and names are property of Nintendo of America.

Top comments (31)

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Daniel Brady

Tough choice, they both look good! But I’ll go with option B, because the design elements more closely align with Nintendo, in my mind: clean, slanted, character logos as shadows of the characters, etc.

One suggestion: try making the β€œFinish Battle” text in ALL-CAPS and see how that changes the feel of it.

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Alvaro Saburido

Thanks for the feedback, really apprieciate it.

johntalamo profile image

They're both good but I prefer A. My eyes went right to that one. The colors pop and the characters look like they're more 3-D versus looking more 2-D on white.

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Alvaro Saburido

I have the same feeling, I'm trying to step away from my overall romance with minimalistic white interfaces with something riskier

horrorofpartybeach profile image

I really like both designs but I went for Option A because I find it easier to read/see things against a darker background. I'd suggest increasing the contrast of some of the icons on the bottom black banner of Option A; from an accessibility point of view, this would be a great improvement.

I also really like the shadows behind Falco and Link on Option B and I agree with Daniel that this design is more closely aligned with Nintendo.

Great job on the designs, they're both awesome!

huncyrus profile image

This is hard, because like elements from each side.

I like the format of the B:

  • Rounded corners
  • Full figures
  • Figure logo as background
  • Name written down

And I like from the "A":

  • Colors
  • "vs" artwork (i know, littlebit copied from street fighter)
  • The red rounded button from below for finishing a battle

The second one because focus more the important UI elements and has better call-to-action feelin' (e.g.: drive better the eye what to do, more intuitive).
The first one way cleaner by feeling.

Would be interesting to have both scheme for dark/light theme ;)

nombrekeff profile image

I like B more, but would like A if they used the same styling (ie. rounder borders, shadows, and badge)

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David Oliva Tirado

They are both awesome! But I think that the white one looks a bit better. It's less overloaded with things (the logos behind the characters are SICK) and in general looks more clean and elegant.

Really good job!

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Alvaro Saburido

Not a bad idea tho, thanks for replying

lmioco profile image

I prefer the second one

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Alex Janke

(but reducing the shadow just a little bit)

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π’ŽWii πŸ³οΈβ€βš§οΈ

I'mma go with B, but not by much. They are both pretty cool :D

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Alvaro Saburido

Hey thanks for the awesome feedback, I totally get your point actually I didn't put any names because I wasn't happy how the fonts looked on it, I still trying to find the correct font to it.

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JoelBonetR πŸ₯‡

I love the way characters goes out of the card and the darker "footer" on A, but I love the information about wins and character names, and also the finish battle style on B πŸ˜‚

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Fadi Khadra

Both are gorgeous. But I would go for A. The "VS" is really eye-catching. Would you share the app when done ?

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Alvaro Saburido

Thank you very much, yes Im planning on having a demo version of the app with mock data on my portfolio site, :D.

xukinorris profile image

I always go for the clean that uses the least dark colors. Nice job btw!

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Sam Wight

Option B with Option A's button looks esp good to me! Not sure the button design looks like a button or matches with the rounded corners.