Show Posts

This section allows you to view all posts made by this member. Note that you can only see posts made in areas you currently have access to.


Topics - dmmarti

Pages: [1]
1
Themes / BigCade - arcade oriented theme
« on: November 16, 2019, 02:27:28 PM »
Here’s a simple theme for arcade related displays.

Its setup to use MAME marquees.  It’ll display a default MAME system marquee (matching the DisplayName) if a game specific one doesn’t exist.  It includes around 35 or so MAME system marquees.  There is a layout option to toggle game marquees on/off.

There are four color choices for the cabinet image (blue, red, green, and yellow).

The download link is located here:

https://github.com/dmmarti/am-theme-bigcade

Here is a short video demo of it in action.

https://youtu.be/M-JYeCt9nTY

------------------------------
MAME marquees

Here’s a download link for optimized MAME marquees (flyers are also included in the download).

Place them into the appropriate folder and make sure to have your Attract Mode's emulator config file setup with the correct path for "marquee".

https://1fichier.com/?1co81j2egyaozm0vgvk7

2
Themes / MVSOps (CoinOps style theme with MVS cabinet)
« on: November 11, 2019, 03:58:49 AM »
Here’s an MVS oriented version of a theme based upon the CoinOps theme.

Its setup to use MAME marquees and flyers.  It’ll display a default MAME marquee/flyer if a game specific one doesn’t exist.

There are three color choices for the background image (blue, red, and green).

The download link is located here:

https://github.com/dmmarti/am-theme-mvsops

Here is a short video demo of it in action.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZazUe6lBV_s

------------------------------
MAME flyers and marquees

Here’s a download link for optimized MAME flyers and marquees.  I found using too high of resolution PNG files caused the wheel navigation to lag a little bit.  I’ve resized the PNG media so now it’s more responsive when scrolling.

Place them into the appropriate folder and make sure to have your Attract Mode's emulator config file setup with the correct path for "flyer" and "marquee".

https://1fichier.com/?1co81j2egyaozm0vgvk7


3
Themes / ArcadeOps Theme (based on CoinOps)
« on: November 01, 2019, 02:41:41 PM »
Here’s my version of a theme based upon the CoinOps theme.

Its setup to use MAME marquees and flyers.  It’ll display a default MAME marquee/flyer if a game specific one doesn’t exist.

There are three color choices for the background image (blue, red, and green).

The download link is located here:

https://github.com/dmmarti/am-theme-arcadeops

Here is a short video demo of it in action.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JMqkynOWcSA

------------------------------
MAME flyers and marquees

Here’s a download link for optimized MAME flyers and marquees.  I found using too high of resolution PNG files caused the wheel navigation to lag a little bit.  I’ve resized the PNG media so now it’s more responsive when scrolling.

Place them into the appropriate folder and make sure to have your Attract Mode's emulator config file setup with the correct path for "flyer" and "marquee".

https://1fichier.com/?vldcaordeeuqrucjxgyw

4
Themes / Hyperflash - Hyperspin theme conversion
« on: October 25, 2019, 05:55:23 AM »
This is a conversion of an older Hyperspin theme called Hyperflash.  It was originally a 4x3 theme created by Sem Cranio.

I think someone here on the forum was working on a port a little bit ago, but I never saw it released.

I've re-created a similar looking background image in 3 different colors (red, blue, green) since the source PSD file could not be obtained.

The download link is located here:

https://github.com/dmmarti/am-theme-hyperflash

Here is a short video demo of it in action.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RZ0oDVCD6R4

5
Themes / Cosmic Rise - Emulation Station theme conversion
« on: October 23, 2019, 12:46:55 PM »
Over the past few years, I've worked a lot with Dwayne Hurst (the Emulation Station theme maker), and have ported a few of his themes to Attract Mode.

This is a conversion based on his Cosmic Rise theme.

There are two themes:

cosmicrise_menu - used for the main Displays Menu / Nested Menu displays
cosmicrise_systems - used for the individual system displays

They are for 16:9 formatted screens.

The download links are located here:

https://github.com/dmmarti/am-theme-cosmicrise_menu
https://github.com/dmmarti/am-theme-cosmicrise_systems

Here is a short video demo of it in action.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5bvHCJ1R8xA

6
Themes / Hyper Themes - Emulation Station conversion
« on: October 21, 2019, 05:50:24 AM »
Over the past few years, I've worked a lot with Dwayne Hurst (the Emulation Station theme maker), and have ported a few of his themes to Attract Mode.

This is a conversion based on his Hyper themes.

There are over 175 backgrounds, but only 20 are able to be chosen via layout options to be permanently shown.

However, you can choose "random" in layout options and Attract Mode will randomly show any of the available 175 backgrounds each time you go into a display.

There are two themes:

hyper_menu - used for the main Displays Menu / Nested Menu displays
hyper_systems - used for the individual system displays

They are for 16:9 formatted screens.

The download links are located here:

https://github.com/dmmarti/am-theme-hyper_menu
https://github.com/dmmarti/am-theme-hyper_systems

Here is a short video demo of it in action.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_mPjVknCqkw

7
Themes / System flyers - Unified style
« on: October 07, 2019, 07:55:47 AM »
Here is a set of flyers for use within Attract Mode.

\menu-art\flyer

I've used these with my modified version of Oomek's Silky Theme (which is an awesome theme!).

Here is the download link for them.

There are two versions.  A standard version and a bordered version.

https://github.com/dmmarti/unified_flyers

https://github.com/dmmarti/unified_flyers_bordered

Here's a quick demo showing the various flyers in use.  This is using my modified version of Silky.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o1sgWuP0R0Y


8
Themes / Stirling Theme
« on: October 07, 2019, 07:44:03 AM »
Over the past few years, I've worked a lot with Dwayne Hurst (the Emulation Station theme maker), and have ported a few of his themes to Attract Mode.

This is his Stirling theme.

There are two themes:

stirling_menu - used for the main Displays Menu / Nested Menu displays
stirling_systems - used for the individual system displays

They are for 16:9 formatted screens.

The download links are located here:

https://github.com/dmmarti/am-theme-stirling_menu
https://github.com/dmmarti/am-theme-stirling_systems

Here is a short video demo of it in action.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7_npdpOS870

9
Themes / Hursty Blue Theme
« on: October 07, 2019, 07:42:20 AM »
Over the past few years, I've worked a lot with Dwayne Hurst (the Emulation Station theme maker), and have ported a few of his themes to Attract Mode.

This is his Hursty Blue theme.

There are two themes:

hurstyblue_menu - used for the main Displays Menu / Nested Menu displays
hurstyblue_systems - used for the individual system displays

They are for 16:9 formatted screens.

The download links are located here:

https://github.com/dmmarti/am-theme-hurstyblue_menu
https://github.com/dmmarti/am-theme-hurstyblue_systems

Here is a short video demo of it in action.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HwZKFo0P5hE

10
Hey group,

I've recently created an Attract Mode theme to use on my Waveshare GameHAT portable console and wanted to share it.

You can download it via Github.

https://github.com/dmmarti/am-theme-gamehat

It's a minimal theme ... but easily readable still.

You can use it for any display (Displays menu, nested displays, systems, etc).

Below are screen snapshots (taken on a normal Retropie/TV setup - not the GameHAT since it's very hard to take live screenshots on) that will demo what it looks like.

To make use of the genre icons - your romlist files need to have the Category value filled in.

The screenshots show:

1) main menu for Arcades category
2) nested menu for Atari Classics
3) Atari Classics system menu

I re-coded my normal 720p system snaps into a 640x480 resolution to use on the GameHAT. 

The game snaps are the SQ quality versions from EmuMovies.

If anyone wants my converted system snaps (there's about 270 of them - all systems plus a ton of collections)...I'll post the link as well.

Hope some find it useful!


11
Themes / Unified Theme - theme conversion of Big Box Unified
« on: May 17, 2018, 07:34:38 AM »
Hey group,

I converted the Big Box theme called “Unified” (which is itself a port of the prior Hyperspin themes) into an Attract Mode layout. I also added in many more Collections PNGs to the layout.

There are two.

unified_menu       use for the displays menu (and sub-menus if using a nested menu mode)
unified_systems       use for all system/collections displays

It uses the system snaps (/menu-art/snap) full screen so make sure you are using high enough quality MP4 files so they don’t look all pixelated.

I use the 16x9 HD unified snaps from EmuMovies for my systems … and I just uploaded about 100 16x9 HD unified style snaps to EmuMovies for a bunch of collections as well. 

The layouts are pretty simple, not much to them since they use MP4’s full screen, but it does look nice on my Windows PC machine’s Attract Mode setup.

I added the game's boxart/cartart images dropping down like the Big Box theme has (check your AM emulator config files to add the boxart and cartart file paths if needed).

It does follow the Hyperspin/EmuMovies naming convention for system display names ... so you may have to adjust either your display's name or the filenames of the various PNG's to match.

I'm sure the layout.nut files could be enhanced, but it seemed to work pretty well for me.  So if you tweak it, please upload your changes!

Here’s the download link:

--9-28-2018 edit--

Download from Github (click on the Green button and select download as ZIP).

main menu theme/layout
https://github.com/dmmarti/am-theme-unified_menu

systems menu theme/layout
https://github.com/dmmarti/am-theme-unified_systems

12
Themes / Attract Mode Theme - Star Trek LCARS
« on: May 11, 2017, 07:10:30 AM »
Hey everyone,

As a compliment to my Emulation Station Star Trek LCARS theme, I'm in the process of porting it over to AM.

One of the new additions to the AM theme is that the theme is going to make use of the [Overview] token to provide game descriptions.

I've already pre-made several thousand files and I'm in the process of finishing that up (just have the computer systems left to create).

Once I release the theme, I'll include all of the game description files along with instructions on where to copy them to.  Plus, I'm also going to provide a download link to the game description files themselves.  I'll also provide some sample code to put into a layout.nut file to use them.  So if you want to incorporate game descriptions into your themes, this may save you some time by not having to create them.

I've still got a little bit of work to do (game files, remaining system wheels, etc) ... but I'm hoping to release it in a couple of weeks. 

Below you can see what the AM theme will look like.  You can also find the ES LCARS theme on my Youtube channel along with its download link.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W9FsemDG6NA&spfreload=10


Pages: [1]