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SNES mini theme



  • @edmaul69 said in SNES mini theme:

    i could not find the post for your nes mini theme. i scrolled forever looking. anyways, i won a nespi case+ so i used your nes mini theme. i absolutely love it. i did modify a few images for a few systems i needed. awesome job on this beauty.

    Well done for winning the case, and glad you like the theme - it's a perfect match for the nespi case. The nes mini theme thread is here if you need it: https://retropie.org.uk/forum/topic/8391/cardboard-mini-nes-nes-mini-and-famicom-mini-themes

    There will be an update for both of these themes soon to add grid support (either as a grid or as a carousel style single row) so you'll be able to get even closer to the look of the nes classic if you like.

    Here's a test screenshot showing the beginnings of the carousel mode on the snes theme:

    0_1527345702290_snes game carousel.jpg



  • @ruckage ok so the search was finding the cardboard mini. I didnt realize that was the correct post. Thanks. And the carousel mode is looking sweet.



  • @ruckage

    gridview looking sweeeeeeeeet :P



  • @ruckage lookingnsweet Ruckage, i have one question, the Sharp x68000 doesnt have a console icon on your theme, will you ever implement one? Sharp x68000 runs well on retropie and easy to set up, hope is not a console to forget



  • @ruckage That looks really good! Did you manage to implement the same look for the system select screen? I am blown away.



  • @ruckage SEGA SATURN



  • @edmaul69

    I also just received my NESPi case+ in the mail today, but in my case (heh, heh), I bought it off of Amazon.



  • @pokeengineer i put a 30mm fan and the kintaro heatsink in mine for maximum cooling.you can only put 1 screw in the fan because of the size of the kintaro heatsink but it has a place for it so it doesnt budge.



  • Thanks for the replies.

    @nestor1924 said in SNES mini theme:

    @ruckage lookingnsweet Ruckage, i have one question, the Sharp x68000 doesnt have a console icon on your theme, will you ever implement one? Sharp x68000 runs well on retropie and easy to set up, hope is not a console to forget

    Sure, I'll add it to the list.

    @kafka_esq said in SNES mini theme:

    @ruckage That looks really good! Did you manage to implement the same look for the system select screen? I am blown away.

    No, unfortunately I cant get the same effect on the system select as that's using the carousel and that works differently. The grid view is a new addition which only works on the gamelist currently.

    @kingpin227 said in SNES mini theme:

    @ruckage SEGA SATURN

    I'm guessing you would like Sega Saturn added - I'm sure there must be a nicer way of asking than shouting the system name at me .



  • A quick update, I've been working on mock-ups for the grid layout. Currently I have 3 different versions (but may add more) which you'll be able to choose from in the config file. For the first release the grid view will most likely only be supported in 16:9 screen modes.

    0_1527979713210_grid mockup carousel.jpg

    0_1527979724440_grid mockup grid 1.jpg

    0_1527979735744_grid mockup grid 2.jpg


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    Awesome work ruckage, love so much nes mini theme, you plan to add Kodi support?



  • @ruckage It look really nice, love what you have done with my sweet little grid view.

    By the way, you can make it so the last row is truncated (or the last column if the grid is scrolling horizontally). I think it could look nice in your first mock up (the one row horizontally scrolling grid).



  • Looks incredible! I really love the third option. Just wish it had the title displayed somewhere but am not sure where to suggest it could go.



  • @a12c4 said in SNES mini theme:

    @ruckage It look really nice, love what you have done with my sweet little grid view.

    By the way, you can make it so the last row is truncated (or the last column if the grid is scrolling horizontally). I think it could look nice in your first mock up (the one row horizontally scrolling grid).

    Thanks for the reply. I had experimented with having the edge tiles truncated with the carousel style as that would be the ideal look but unless I'm missing something that only seems possible with the very last column which means it would only be truncated on the right hand side and the grid wouldn't be centred. I can enter a negative x position to centre it but then the first item on the list is never fully displayed on the screen. Is truncating at both the beginning and end of the list possible in some way?

    @livefastcyyoung said in SNES mini theme:

    Looks incredible! I really love the third option. Just wish it had the title displayed somewhere but am not sure where to suggest it could go.

    Thanks. Glad you like the larger grid view, I think for big lists of games especially that would be a much more useful way of navigating. I'd like to get the game title in that view as well, I think maybe replacing the publishing information with the game title would be a good option.



  • @ruckage said in SNES mini theme:

    Thanks for the reply. I had experimented with having the edge tiles truncated with the carousel style as that would be the ideal look but unless I'm missing something that only seems possible with the very last column which means it would only be truncated on the right hand side and the grid wouldn't be centred. I can enter a negative x position to centre it but then the first item on the list is never fully displayed on the screen. Is truncating at both the beginning and end of the list possible in some way?

    No, that's not possible at the moment. I had some plan on making the cursor movements more "realistic", by that I mean the grid would only scroll when you come close to one of the borders, instead of this dummy algorithm currently used : "cursor is always centered unless you are close to the beginning or the end".

    I already gave it a few tries but I couldn't came up with something that truly satisfy me. So it's still planned but don't expect it to come anytime soon, there is better features on my todo list that are way less of an headache.



  • @a12c4 said in SNES mini theme:

    @ruckage said in SNES mini theme:

    Thanks for the reply. I had experimented with having the edge tiles truncated with the carousel style as that would be the ideal look but unless I'm missing something that only seems possible with the very last column which means it would only be truncated on the right hand side and the grid wouldn't be centred. I can enter a negative x position to centre it but then the first item on the list is never fully displayed on the screen. Is truncating at both the beginning and end of the list possible in some way?

    No, that's not possible at the moment. I had some plan on making the cursor movements more "realistic", by that I mean the grid would only scroll when you come close to one of the borders, instead of this dummy algorithm currently used : "cursor is always centered unless you are close to the beginning or the end".

    I already gave it a few tries but I couldn't came up with something that truly satisfy me. So it's still planned but don't expect it to come anytime soon, there is better features on my todo list that are way less of an headache.

    No problem and thanks for the confirmation. I like the truncation but it doesn't look right for my theme if it's not centred so I'll stick to my original plan for now.
    I can't wait for some of the features you've mentioned on the forum and in the wiki such as having videos and metadata in the grid tile and hopefully smooth scrolling/sliding tiles will also be implemented at some point as that would look amazing.



  • @ruckage said in SNES mini theme:

    A quick update, I've been working on mock-ups for the grid layout. Currently I have 3 different versions (but may add more) which you'll be able to choose from in the config file. For the first release the grid view will most likely only be supported in 16:9 screen modes.

    0_1527979713210_grid mockup carousel.jpg

    I really like this view, would it be possible to customize it to remove the following:-
    Ratings, Played, # of players, Published & Developed By?



  • Option 1 would be great without the meta data.



  • @sp i think the metadata looks great in my opinion, makes it unique



  • I agree with @nestor1924 . Option 1 with metadata look better to me.



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