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Themes / Re: [video preview] BIONIC theme (vertical theme)
« on: October 19, 2019, 02:17:42 AM »
Great. I'll post some ideas for additional info display

Themes / Re: [video preview] BIONIC theme (vertical theme)
« on: October 18, 2019, 09:00:03 AM »
I thought you've given up and was thinking about make a post if someone want a take on this.
When you'll be ready - send it to me, and I'll tweak the graphics. It's needed, because AM displays colours differently than PS. Especially the gradients.
Usually I tweak the overlays to make it more subtle.

I can see that you want to add some info at the bottom?
Right? I can came up with some ideas to present it.

Themes / Re: Vertical CRT layout 0.2
« on: June 22, 2019, 12:03:04 PM »
It's in a first post (at the bottom).
You have to be logged in to see it.

Sorry about my english , i wanted to say is : is more funny for me to create original one than just copy the work of another person.

Yea, no problem. :D
Now it sounds TOTALLY different and this is the best approach.


One piece of advice. If you want this to run flawlessly on RPi you should test your theme on RPI from day one (on actual hardware). Attract Mode themes are not that efficient - especially when using surfaces - and RPI can easily choke. You have to optimize or make some features optional to make it run on RPi.

i think it is more funny to create one that will be just a copy of another person´s work.
"Funny" is not the right word. It looks more like "copyright infringement".
Especially if you are planning to copy a commercial product - it's far from "no harm done" use of some fan art, especially if the author allows it. There is no "personal use" that can justify this, as the original product "mGalaxy" is intended for personal use.
Looking for inspirations is one thing - but copying a commercial product is not a good approach.

Also, I'm sure you're underestimating both the importance of those backgrounds and the time/effort/talent that goes into creating it. If you strip the graphics from the theme like this - you'll end up only with wheel game list and a snap.

Themes / Re: [video preview] BIONIC theme (vertical theme)
« on: May 31, 2019, 12:04:43 AM »
thanks for your help

we can go just with that simple list, but since keil wants to help with favs it worth to have a shot - to have shuffle as an option

Scripting / Re: Last Played Filter
« on: May 29, 2019, 03:22:08 AM »
Thanks. It will do the trick.

Scripting / Re: Last Played Filter
« on: May 28, 2019, 12:35:21 PM »
Agree, "last played" filter would be great!
I've realized I play only a bunch of games over and over again.

Thanks for sharing - unfortunately I'm on a mac, so no RocketLauncher for me :(

Themes / Re: [download] NEVATO theme
« on: May 27, 2019, 12:29:03 AM »
I'm pretty sure it's not theme-related.

I'd focus on that error "Error opening romlist: Attract Mode Setup"
Go to your emulator settings and re-create romlist.

Themes / Re: [download v1.0] FLAT BLUE theme released
« on: May 25, 2019, 10:08:53 AM »
Can't help you with the code, it's my design but the theme is coded by Chris Van Graas (chrisvg).

If I were you, I'd simply search the code for the word "wheel" and start to tinker there.
Or just put your flyer/boxart into your wheel folder (or change the path for wheel graphics to the flyer or artwork folder). You may want to tinker with the size probably.

Themes / Re: [download] NEVATO theme
« on: May 23, 2019, 11:13:54 AM »
name wheel extending lower on the right side, where the game logos would occasionally overlap the edge of the onscreen arcade cabinet's control panel
I've tried that - it doesn't look good.


But I'm not planing to code it - you are on your own with modifying the code.
I'm working (with jedione) on a dedicated vertical layout - check this thread:

Themes / Re: [download] NEVATO theme
« on: May 23, 2019, 01:57:11 AM »
It shouldn't be that hard. It's just a matter of changing position of all elements.
So you don't have to change the code - except the position/skew/pinch/size

I've made a mockup how it could look.
Check it HERE

Themes / Re: Arcadeflow theme v 4.4 [Release] Updated 9 May 2019
« on: May 20, 2019, 10:25:39 AM »
I must tell you - this is an AWESOME theme.

Themes / Re: [video preview] BIONIC theme (vertical theme)
« on: May 19, 2019, 11:07:18 PM »
Yes, I'm providing all the assets. Exactly the same as in my mockup.

The thing is AM handles transparency somehow differently than Photoshop - usually... not as good :D
So I'll have to tweak this later to fix the look in AM.

And yes - the font is squished. And it shouldn't be like this - but it's just a start.

Themes / Re: [WIP] BIONIC theme - a new approach to vertical theme
« on: May 17, 2019, 05:53:08 AM »
I've added video preview HERE

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