So it was decided! Honest Abe is the game, Unity is going to be our platform, and git is going to be our version control!
I devoted my efforts to making something right away in my role as Artist:
I first started to try to make Scott Pilgrim on the left. A bit of a fail. Then the generic body in the middle. Then a bunch of miscellaneous items such as a grave, chipmunk, canon, log cabin, etc. Then I finally made my first attempt at Abe.
Here are some of the reference images and work in progress images I used to start from: