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FrizzleFried

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Neo-Geo Low Res Theme
« on: April 03, 2018, 10:20:38 PM »


A simple Neo-Geo theme I put together...

...uses the animate module.

https://youtu.be/3uAKb6YuNFA

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Re: Neo-Geo Low Res Theme
« Reply #1 on: April 04, 2018, 07:56:32 PM »
Let me run through my thought pattern...

I wasn't very thrilled with the overall look of the "wheel" section of the original Neo-Geo theme I built.  There were some logos that had similar colors to the background and it looked pretty ... meh ... at best IMHO... so I decided to modify the skin a bit... add a burned out section where the games list is so I had an excuse to have a black background... and move forward.  I then read a post here about a method to create somewhat of a "border" by off setting 4 blacked out copies of the images and offsetting them in the 4 corners.  The overall effect was quite effective.  Effective enough that I wanted to use it with the original skin.  As a bonus,  the method makes text MUCH more readable on background images and as such I was able to setup a "list" versus "logo" option.  Finally,  because I did like the work I did on the "burned" skin,  I decided to add it as well... why not.  Keep in mind the border effect will be moot with this skin... but you can still use logo or text.

Hope you enjoy!

Neo-Geo v.1.1



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Re: Neo-Geo Low Res Theme
« Reply #2 on: April 10, 2018, 06:41:11 PM »
Now I wanna build a big red neo geo cab with a 25" TV.  ;D
Looks good.