Almost all organisations use a logo of some sort and Armadacon is no different. Hell, every page of this website carries the Armadacon logo in the top right of each page! However, there was a period of time when the logo was changed for each Convention. It was felt that it would freshen-up the look of each years Convention website and it would be a bit of fun. Here's a list of those logo's and some notes about each.

1st Generic

This was the first logo used and the one that's used most often. The logo represents the Golden Hind orbiting the Earth. Since the Convention is held in the City (Plymouth) where the English ships sailed to fight the Spanish Armada (Hence Armada-Con), using the Golden Hind is rather apt. The Golden Hind orbiting the Earth gives the logo an Sci-Fi overtone. 

Armadacon: 2001

Since the year was 2001, the design was influenced by the film 2001: A Space Odyssey. Out went the Discovery, and in came the Golden Hind. We had to keep the Monolith though. The logo wouldn't have been right without it.

Armadacon: 14

The Planet Mars has figured in Science Fiction many times over the years. Some of it was good, while other stuff was the pits. Either way, having the ship orbiting Mars was a fair idea.

Armadacon: 15

For the first time, the Convention started on Halloween. Using the Moon was a nice nod to the Ghost & Ghoulies atmosphere of the time of year.

Armadacon: 16 (Early)

In a sideways swipe at a book which appears at the Armadacon Turkey Readings (A Flying Cube), a flying mechanical sphere was used. However, somebody saw it and thought it was a Borg Sphere. Fearing an attack of the Paramount Lawyers, the logo had to be changed. The logo designer was unaware that there was a Borg Sphere that appeared in Star Trek Voyager at the time. The designer didn't watch Voyager. Did anyone?

Armadacon: 16 (Late)

What do you get when you completely remove the 'round thing behind the ship'? Yup, there's nothing! In short, it's a black hole.

Armadacon: 17

Saturn was chosen for this years 'round thing behind the ship' for no other reason than because it was a nice picture!

Armadacon: 18
For the final logo of the series, the 'round thing behind the ship' was dispensed with all together! An exploding star was used. 
2nd Generic
After more than 20 years. It was felt that having a 'ship in front of a round thing' was getting a bit tired. A complete revamp was in order. Out went the ship! In keeping with Plymouth's nautical history. The ship was replaced with a ships wheel.
3rd Generic

After a couple of years. The design was given a tweek. The ships wheel was made a little more obvious as to what it actually was. No it wasn't a space station. No it wasn't a spiders web!

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