[ARTWORK] XBox Game Resources

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Re: [ARTWORK] XBox Game Resources

Post by Dan Dar3 » Sun Feb 07, 2016 10:07 pm

More info on thumbnails format and all that in the wiki:

Custom thumbnails (read on format, size etc)
http://www.xbmc4xbox.org.uk/wiki/Thumbn ... Thumbnails

Program thumbnails
http://www.xbmc4xbox.org.uk/wiki/Thumbn ... Thumbnails

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Re: [ARTWORK] XBox Game Resources

Post by chooky536 » Fri Feb 12, 2016 9:41 pm

i have been adding to this pack everyday i but i have just been putting my files inside the folder you shared if you would like i can upload it, it will have yours Rocky5 and the ones i have added, i am also adding fanart to the ones that are missing it, my folder has fanart and thumbs for each game.... i have used the same sizes as you have used as well alot of them are kids games but.

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Re: [ARTWORK] XBox Game Resources

Post by Rocky5 » Fri Feb 12, 2016 10:07 pm

chooky536 wrote:i have been adding to this pack everyday i but i have just been putting my files inside the folder you shared if you would like i can upload it, it will have yours Rocky5 and the ones i have added, i am also adding fanart to the ones that are missing it, my folder has fanart and thumbs for each game.... i have used the same sizes as you have used as well alot of them are kids games but.
Sure, send me the link & I will put in the first post.
(With credit of course)
Download Xbox Softmodding Tool & Extras Disc
XBMC4Kids Mod


Xbox Gamertag = Connxtion
PSN ID = JCRocky5

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Re: [ARTWORK] XBox Game Resources

Post by chooky536 » Fri Feb 12, 2016 10:15 pm

sketches pack is in there as well i have slow net but will get it up by the days end

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Re: [ARTWORK] XBox Game Resources

Post by Rocky5 » Sat Feb 13, 2016 1:05 pm

chooky536 wrote:sketches pack is in there as well i have slow net but will get it up by the days end
I noticed in the packs you dont have _resources folders setup. So these new sets of images wont work with the Origins alternative images option.

Update: Ah ok I see your using my old set of thumbs before I _resourcerized it.

Batch to do the creating & moving of files to _recources

Code: Select all

@Echo off & Color 0B & Title Move files to _Resources folder

for /f "tokens=*" %%a in ('dir /b /A:D "*"') do (

if not exist "%%a\_resources" md "%%a\_resources\artwork"

Echo ================================================================================

if exist "%%a\poster.jpg" echo  %%a Poster.jpg found.
if exist "%%a\poster.jpg" move "%%a\poster.jpg" "%%a\_resources\artwork\" >NUL

if exist "%%a\fanart.jpg" echo  %%a Fanart.jpg found.
if exist "%%a\fanart.jpg" copy "%%a\fanart.jpg" "%%a\_resources\artwork\" >NUL

if exist "%%a\icon.jpg" echo  %%a Icon.jpg found.
if exist "%%a\icon.jpg" move "%%a\icon.jpg" "%%a\_resources\artwork\" >NUL

if exist "%%a\thumb.jpg" echo  %%a Thumb.jpg found.
if exist "%%a\thumb.jpg" move "%%a\thumb.jpg" "%%a\_resources\artwork\" >NUL

copy "%%a\_resources\artwork\poster.jpg" "%%a\default.tbn" >NUL

Echo:
)

Echo ================================================================================

timeout /t 5 >NUL
Update:
Added a custom view to my XBMC4Kids, so I can do the resources easier, going to spend my spare time updating & creating proper resources for the game instead of just cutting the main thumb.
Here are a couple to show what I'm doing.

Image Image Image Image
Download Xbox Softmodding Tool & Extras Disc
XBMC4Kids Mod


Xbox Gamertag = Connxtion
PSN ID = JCRocky5

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Re: [ARTWORK] XBox Game Resources

Post by psalmsamuel » Wed Nov 30, 2016 10:21 pm

sketch2k278 wrote:Here are some of the emulator posters that I designed for Xbox Origins skin, along with fanart
Note: I designed some of these to look more like the actual box covers of that particular console, the others like vision, coinop7, HyperV and FBL were just freestyle photoshopping lol

Image

list of emulators:

CoinOPS 7 Massive
Final Burn Legends
HyperVISION
Neo Genesis
Mednafenx NES
PlayStation
Snes9x
Surreal 64 CE
Visionary 5
xbox advance

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DL link: https://www.dropbox.com/s/y4ua3cgdazlvq ... s.zip?dl=0

Enjoy!!
BUMP

Does anyone have a working link for this one? Maybe if the author is still around, I could bum a link? Very Grateful

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Re: [ARTWORK] XBox Game Resources

Post by Albatross » Thu Dec 01, 2016 9:02 am

Download link for "xbox emulator resources.zip"
http://www16.zippyshare.com/v/cDzXEATv/file.html

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Re: [ARTWORK] XBox Game Resources

Post by psalmsamuel » Thu Dec 01, 2016 10:05 am

Thanks ................. I've been using the "confluence" skin for ages, but after going through a package of skins. Only the "Rapier" (not the most upto date version, that rips off "confluence"), and "Basic" have the basic set of features upfront that i'm looking for, since I only use the xbox for games, emulators, and apps, simple stuff. ("fanart" is way to boring, versus the original appeal of the box art, just my opinion, seems like all the newer stuff is hit or miss).
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found some skins here also ... http://mirrors.xbmc.org/addons/gotham/ ... I grabbed an older pack, at first, some files to play with. You should see the name "skin" infront of the link to the download for the skin. http://mirrors.xbmc.org/addons/, more skin files if you follow the various links, not sure if they are all for the xbox or not.

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Re: [ARTWORK] XBox Game Resources

Post by sealeysonic » Thu Dec 01, 2016 9:59 pm

awesome......but i have no iidea how to use them :shock:

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Re: [ARTWORK] XBox Game Resources

Post by psalmsamuel » Thu Dec 01, 2016 11:23 pm

sealeysonic wrote:awesome......but i have no iidea how to use them :shock:
add the skin folders into your skin directory in xbmc, actually, that doesn't work for me. I get a version number error, these skins are upto date as far as I can tell, may require changing the version number, or a different version of xbmc. requires some experimentation ....................... I'll report back if there is any way I got one to actually work.

EDIT - GO IT WORKING
ADD TO SKIN FOLDER.rar
(226 Bytes) Downloaded 229 times
just add that file to whatever skin you want to use, to the root of the skin folder, there's a whole bunch of skins to go through, and some may not work properly on xbmc 3.5.3.

(I'll see how many run good, so maybe I'll have a pack of skins soon to share)

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Re: [ARTWORK] XBox Game Resources

Post by Blackeagle » Thu Mar 23, 2017 6:56 pm

sketch2k278 wrote:Here are some of the emulator posters that I designed for Xbox Origins skin, along with fanart
Note: I designed some of these to look more like the actual box covers of that particular console, the others like vision, coinop7, HyperV and FBL were just freestyle photoshopping lol

Image

list of emulators:

CoinOPS 7 Massive
Final Burn Legends
HyperVISION
Neo Genesis
Mednafenx NES
PlayStation
Snes9x
Surreal 64 CE
Visionary 5
xbox advance

----------

DL link: https://www.dropbox.com/s/y4ua3cgdazlvq ... s.zip?dl=0

Enjoy!!
The link is dead :(

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Re: [ARTWORK] XBox Game Resources

Post by Blackeagle » Thu Mar 23, 2017 6:57 pm

Albatross wrote:Download link for "xbox emulator resources.zip"
http://www16.zippyshare.com/v/cDzXEATv/file.html
The link is dead :(

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Re: [ARTWORK] XBox Game Resources

Post by Albatross » Fri Mar 24, 2017 8:20 am


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Re: [ARTWORK] XBox Game Resources

Post by Blackeagle » Mon Mar 27, 2017 12:38 pm

Thank You :)

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Post by shredthegnar » Tue Jun 20, 2017 1:34 am

nvm

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Re: [ARTWORK] XBox Game Resources

Post by gamerdood » Sat Sep 16, 2017 5:06 am

I apologize up front for being such a noob, but I hope someone here can help me with this skin. I am new to XBMC, I have been using evox and unleashX all these years. I saw this skin on someones YouTube video which made me want to switch to XBMC just so I could use it. I got the skin on the XBMC (Version 3.5.3 btw), I figured out how to install the emulators and games properly so everything would work, but the trouble I am having is getting the icons to appear on the dashboard, or basically in general getting my xbox to look like all these cool pics you all have been sharing. I tried setting up a "_resources->Artwork" folder structure as recommended although, that seemed to be more for games than emulators and I do plan to set up the artwork on my games at some point in the future, but right now cant get past emus. I tried just replacing the icons that come with the emulators with the ones shared by "Dom" in his original thread, still cant get them to show up on the dash. Sorry, I have no way to screenshot my xbox. The one REALLY weird thing is that I installed Snes9xBox and when I added it to box 18, it showed up with the default icon that comes with that program. I completely deleted that icon to replace it with the one I got from here, and the old one shows up still. I renamed the new one to have the same name as the old one, and the old one still shows up... even though its been deleted. I know this is a total noob thing, but if anyone could just give me some step by step on how to get custom icons working for emulators on the dash, it would be super appreciated. Thank you.

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Re: [ARTWORK] XBox Game Resources

Post by Rocky5 » Sat Sep 16, 2017 8:46 am

gamerdood wrote:
Sat Sep 16, 2017 5:06 am
I apologize up front for being such a noob, but I hope someone here can help me with this skin. I am new to XBMC, I have been using evox and unleashX all these years. I saw this skin on someones YouTube video which made me want to switch to XBMC just so I could use it. I got the skin on the XBMC (Version 3.5.3 btw), I figured out how to install the emulators and games properly so everything would work, but the trouble I am having is getting the icons to appear on the dashboard, or basically in general getting my xbox to look like all these cool pics you all have been sharing. I tried setting up a "_resources->Artwork" folder structure as recommended although, that seemed to be more for games than emulators and I do plan to set up the artwork on my games at some point in the future, but right now cant get past emus. I tried just replacing the icons that come with the emulators with the ones shared by "Dom" in his original thread, still cant get them to show up on the dash. Sorry, I have no way to screenshot my xbox. The one REALLY weird thing is that I installed Snes9xBox and when I added it to box 18, it showed up with the default icon that comes with that program. I completely deleted that icon to replace it with the one I got from here, and the old one shows up still. I renamed the new one to have the same name as the old one, and the old one still shows up... even though its been deleted. I know this is a total noob thing, but if anyone could just give me some step by step on how to get custom icons working for emulators on the dash, it would be super appreciated. Thank you.
Delete the following folder.
Q:\USERDATA\Thumbnails\Programs
restart the Xbox.
Download Xbox Softmodding Tool & Extras Disc
XBMC4Kids Mod


Xbox Gamertag = Connxtion
PSN ID = JCRocky5

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Re: [ARTWORK] XBox Game Resources

Post by gamerdood » Sat Sep 16, 2017 6:54 pm

Delete the following folder.
Q:\USERDATA\Thumbnails\Programs
restart the Xbox.
[/quote]

Ok, thank you for the quick reply. I deleted the folder, restarted the xbox, and the old zsnexbox icon is still there. Additionally, I still have no icon for NES (I tried both FCEultra and mednafenx). Again, XBMC is brand new to me as of yesterday and all of the instructions I have read on both threads relating to this skin seem to kind of assume that I know the first half of the instructions and these instructions pick up on the last half of the process. Im sure there is some really small step somewhere that once someone tells me, everything else will just click together. I can screenshot my PC to show you what files/folders/etc I have and where on my xbox if that would help you to see what I am missing. Thanks again for your help.

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Re: [ARTWORK] XBox Game Resources

Post by PsyKos » Tue Sep 19, 2017 9:44 am

Hello everyone and thank you Rocky5 for this fabulous work! I love this "skin", especially for previews and synopsis.

I am trying to make a pack for the 1000 games of the XBox and I will need some information:

1) What are the exact dimensions of the images (poster, thumbs, screenshots ...)?

2) Do you have a script to automate a little things like creating thumbs, banner, fanart ...?

3) Same for the default.xml, is there a scrapper to do them?

For now, my pack is 8GB and contains mostly default.tbn (cover front in png), 600 previews, 1000 posters and a few fanart + screenshots. As soon as it is ready, I will post it so that everyone can enjoy it;)

Thank you in advance for your answers and sorry for my bad English, I am French ...

cordially

[EDIT] Adding 900 banners :)

Another question: is it mandatory to create a profile? Because it would be simpler for me to be directly the page of the games rather than to choose a profile. Thank you in advance.

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Re: [ARTWORK] XBox Game Resources

Post by jazzycian » Sun Sep 24, 2017 1:49 am

Hi, if you go back to the first page of this thread Rocky has posted the dimensions of all of these in a reply. I would be very interested in your pack if it's nearly there. Sorry tried to paste the sizes from rockys post but I'm on the phone and it won't work.

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