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SNES mini theme



  • @Stuart2773 thank you :)



  • Pi Model or other hardware: 3B
    Power Supply used: official Raspberry Power Supply
    RetroPie Version Used : 4.5.1
    Built From: Pre made SD Image on RetroPie website
    USB Devices connected: n/a
    Controller used: Huijia USB GamePad, Sony PLAYSTATION(R) 3 DualShock
    Error messages received: n/a
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    Emulator: ES
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    Hey all, first i gotta say that i just love the 'snes-mini theme' <3 Nice work @ruckage!
    I just started with RetroPie on a PI 3B, using a Mac to configure it and using the latest release of RetroPie (4.5.1). I'm trying to do a sd-image myself using the 'snes-mini theme'. I'm not new to working with code and stuff, but i ran into some trouble with a task, which i thought should be pretty easy. I have my games and the systems all showing up and working nicely, but i want to add more choices to 'custom collections from theme'. I want to build collections like the snes-classic with system icon in the carousel and choose them from the main menu (game collection settings>create new custom collection from theme). For example the psx-classic or sega mega drive classic. I've already tried to add the psx-classic pictures in art>icons and art>logos (and to the other folders in art for that matter). I've also created the 'psx-classic' folder with the theme.xml inside in the snes-mini theme folder. At last i also created respective 'psx-classic' pictures in the background folder. The 'psx-classic' custom collection is also showing up in the 'create new custom collection from theme' screen. But when i try to load it, ES goes into commandline mode displaying:
    "terminate called after throwing an instance of 'std::bad_alloc'
    what(): std::bad_alloc
    Aborted"
    Sorry if this is a noob question, but i've searched 2 days for an answer now, also searched forum and everything. Would appreciate any help, Thanks in advance.

    [edit] ok, so with a little help from a friend i figured out how to add the psx-classic via the namanix github pull request https://github.com/ruckage/es-theme-snes-mini/pull/7/files. So to add a new option to the "game collection settings > add custom game collection from theme" i just have to add files like namanix did for the psx-classic? Appreciate it.



  • @flemminc ok, so with a little help from a friend i figured out how to add the psx-classic via the namanix github pull request https://github.com/ruckage/es-theme-snes-mini/pull/7/files. So to add a new option to the "game collection settings > add custom game collection from theme" i just have to add files like namanix did for the psx-classic? Appreciate it.



  • I have a second question: How can i set up Kodi to be a system of it's own (with own icon) and not stored under ports?
    I tried to use the "Kodi as its own system instead of in ports" guide on "https://github.com/RetroPie/RetroPie-Setup/wiki/KODI". But all i did was messing up my retropie build. :( Any tips? Thanks in advance

    Forgive me, but i also have a third question: How do i add screens for when the emulator is running? I saw that on another image and they had Launchscreens and even an image next to the game screen (left and right where otherwise it's only black). I like the idea to have kind of a frame for playing the games. Thank you so much, would really appreciate any help.



  • @flemminc It would be best to start a new help topic since this is a thread specifically about the SNES-mini theme. Your questions are a bit off topic and aren't likely to be seen by many people. You're more likely to get help if you open your own thread.



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  • Love this layout was wondering when it will be incorporated into the snes mini theme!?



  • @ruckage

    Absolutely LOVE your theme. I've gone and kind of made it my own with my Batocera box on the bigscreen and have added 10+ systems that I currently emulate to the icon/logo folders and all work except Gamecube.

    Example 1: gamecube1.jpg

    Example 2: Gamecube2.jpg

    I have redesigned my original Icon/Logo for the Gamecube 2 times now and end up with the same result: No Icon and/or Background image when selecting it on the carousel.

    I was wondering if you could possibly re-create this in your spare time. I understand you're most likely busy so no rush I'll continue to troubleshoot in the meantime.

    Thanks again for a great layout and appreciate your time!



  • @sysTERROR said in SNES mini theme:

    @ruckage

    Absolutely LOVE your theme. I've gone and kind of made it my own with my Batocera box on the bigscreen and have added 10+ systems that I currently emulate to the icon/logo folders and all work except Gamecube.

    Example 1: gamecube1.jpg

    Example 2: Gamecube2.jpg

    I have redesigned my original Icon/Logo for the Gamecube 2 times now and end up with the same result: No Icon and/or Background image when selecting it on the carousel.

    I was wondering if you could possibly re-create this in your spare time. I understand you're most likely busy so no rush I'll continue to troubleshoot in the meantime.

    Thanks again for a great layout and appreciate your time!

    Edit: Found and fixed the problem. For both Jaguar and Gamecube to work, I looked through other themes and noticed they were calling to "atarijaguar" and "gc" whereas my rom setup in Batocera was referring to "jaguar" and "gamecube"

    Once I renamed all Icons/Logos to "atarijaguar" and "gc" sure enough they appeared and work. Not sure of the discrepency there but I've notified the Batocera team on their discord.

    Thanks again for the awesome theme!



  • I would love to have the following systems added:

    BBC Micro
    Apple 2
    Amstrad CPC
    3DO
    Atari ST
    Atari Jaguar
    Atari 800
    Saturn
    Gamecube
    Wii
    Playstation 2
    Playstation 3

    Probably a few more but this should cover the basics.



  • If anyone wants it, here is the PNG version of the Apple 2 file posted some years ago. This was not made by me but it was uploaded as a JPG file which lost all its transparency. I just converted the file format and (slowly) added back all the correctly gradient colored transparency. Maybe this also inspires someone to make some of the systems in my previous post for the community to enjoy.. I can edit but not create unfortunately. Until we get official versions to replace them with :)

    apple2.png



  • Here is a Amstrad CPC one. Now this is based on the artwork found here:
    https://www.reddit.com/r/miniSNESmods/comments/849642/folders_icons_update/

    Again, I cannot create, only edit so I did my best to scale and edit the artwork so it uses the same size rectangle box in our theme here. It isn't the same style but it is "close enough". The logo above the picture isn't very good at all but, for me at least, this is better than just having a white box with plain text.

    amstradcpc.png

    This is how it looks between the other correctly themed systems:

    amstradlook.png



  • Here is my Nintendo GameCube edit. I have to say, this came out better than expected! I'm pretty happy with this one. Hopefully someone else can use it as well :) Maybe I'll try to re-edit the Amstrad one to get a better logo in... I'll see... still got a few systems left to iconify :)

    ngc.png



  • Here is my edit for the AtariST system.

    atarist.png



  • @Planetdune These pngs look great. Have you thought about making one for the Solarus engine?



  • @saccublenda said in SNES mini theme:

    @Planetdune These pngs look great. Have you thought about making one for the Solarus engine?

    I'm focussing on the systems I don't have images for, sharing them as I go :)



  • This is based on the Creativision art that was posted long ago in this thread. It wasn't complete so I finished it up in the traditional style.

    creativision.png



  • Probably my last edit for a while, the jaguar..

    atarijaguar.png



  • Did one more, the Supergrafx

    supergrafx.png



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