Icon without Borders, what do you think?

Last time we met, Tore Knabe suggested the hexagonal strategic gameplay wasn’t obvious in my old Icon, so I made a new one:

Now to better show the soldier as well as a complete hexagon I tried to design a new Icon, and I kind off liked the idea about a free figure on a transparent background. This isn’t done very frequent, and I wonder if there are experiences with icons that have transparent backgrounds.

First have a look at the old Icon:

Here’s a first design sketch of an Icon like this:

The same Icon with a metal Frame designed in Blender:

Again the same Icon, but with smaller green hexagons in a background layer:

The same thing with OF:

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