The Underline 2.0 – Animation & graphic design
A few summers back, I was working as an animator and, for that job, I learned how to create motion graphics animations with Adobe After Effects.
At the same time (warning: nerd alert incoming), my friends and I were putting together a new Minecraft server that we could all build and create cool stuff on in our free time. As we all started exploring the Minecraft world and staking out places to build, we quickly realized that travelling from one another on foot was very tedious and time-consuming. So, naturally, I designed ourselves an underground subway system that would autonomously transport us between all of our bases.
The subway system was called “The Underline 2.0” (as this was our second server) and below is a promotional video and some graphic content created in relation to it. Enjoy!
The Underline Map
Below are the official maps for both The Underline and The Greater Emphasis
Choosing a subway system name
As all of our worlds were named after fonts, we wanted to lean into this theme when naming our transportation system. Since subways are usually underground systems, we ultimately decided on “The Underline” for our name. As a way to emphasize fonts, you can underline them and, seeing as our world was literally named after a font, the subway line travelling under the world felt like a very appropriate play on words that fit our theme nicely.