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Asterra

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Re: [download] NEVATO theme
« Reply #300 on: June 20, 2017, 12:06:12 AM »
Greetings.  This is the theme I've decided to stick with for MAME.  It's quite nicely done.

Now the usual post-preamble question.  Is it possible to (add an option to) cause the arcade screen to immediately display the screenshot (if found), and fade into the video once the screenshot has loaded?

The reason I ask: When cycling through the games one by one, looking for something random or interesting, the wheel logo is the only thing the eyes get to pick up on with any speed.  Assuming videos are present, well, all the videos commonly available unfortunately spend a solid second fading in from black, which means if you want to actually see what the game looks like, you have to wait basically a couple of seconds with every tick of the wheel.  It is slow going.

Obviously if the game screenshot can be made to pop up instantly, this problem goes away, and one can scroll through the well quite fast and still get a solid idea of what the game looks like.

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Re: [download] NEVATO theme
« Reply #301 on: June 20, 2017, 09:10:34 AM »
I love this theme but I am having a hard time with the cabinet not showing up. I have the wheel, the marquee, and the screenshots but they are just floating in space. Can someone help me out? Thanks!

Just started on mine and having the same problem and happen to be on windows 10. Any suggestions? Again all (MAME) art is showing except the actual (static) Cabinet. Tried with different variables for 1P, 2P colors etc. but main cabinet never shows.

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Re: [download] NEVATO theme
« Reply #302 on: June 20, 2017, 09:36:11 AM »
Sorry, I didn't notice this thread was 21 pages, I see this response in another post:
"... I had the 1024x1024 max error. The cabinet image in both the original and low res folders was set to 1080x1080. I lowered those to 1024x1024 and the theme is looking good."

I'll try this first...

verion

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Re: [download] NEVATO theme
« Reply #303 on: June 20, 2017, 03:00:17 PM »
Is it possible to (add an option to) cause the arcade screen to immediately display the screenshot (if found), and fade into the video once the screenshot has loaded?

I have a good news and a bad news for you :D

the good: this is something that chrisvg came up with for FLAT BLUE theme (next revision) to speed up game scrolling on slow machines (RPi), so the code is already finished

the bad: I have to transplant it to NEVATO and I'm really swamped with work right now. But it's on my to-do list... and it looks cool. So... someday.

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Re: [download] NEVATO theme
« Reply #304 on: June 30, 2017, 12:21:14 PM »
Assuming videos are present, well, all the videos commonly available unfortunately spend a solid second fading in from black, which means if you want to actually see what the game looks like, you have to wait basically a couple of seconds with every tick of the wheel.  It is slow going.

I am 99% sure the reason for that is the video itself and not the frontend or theme.  Are you using Emumovies snaps?  Because they are recorded with a fade in from black transition.

verion

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Re: [download] NEVATO theme
« Reply #305 on: June 30, 2017, 02:01:02 PM »
If it's RPi it's not the video or theme - it's the RPi limitation - to be specific how fast RPi can load and start playing video (hint: not very fast :D)
...at least it was the culprit with FLAT BLUE theme

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Re: [download] NEVATO theme
« Reply #306 on: August 09, 2017, 09:21:47 PM »
Hello, Attract Mode newbie here.  After much fumbling about I managed to get a handle on AM menu options and finally got many Themes to display, BUT, not Nevato which only shows fullscreen background snap or video with the roms list as very large text centred to screen, no cabinate pic and no wheel/wheel art.  Please help, what is the problem with Nevato theme ? screen resolution possibly ? What do you suggest I try to get this theme working as intended ?

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Re: [download] NEVATO theme
« Reply #307 on: August 11, 2017, 02:02:03 AM »
Search this thread for setting a fixed resolution in layout.nut file - it should help