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- rookervikParticipant03/27/2016 at 23:47Post count: 109
EmulationStation uses a 3-view system: one view for the “System Select”, one for “Un-scraped games” and one for “Scraped games.” The only way you can force a theme to show the “Scraped” view for all systems no matter if you’ve scraped them or not is to edit all of the XML files and copy the <detailed></detailed> section over the top of the <basic></basic> section. You would need to do that to every system’s XML file you want to force to use the Detailed view.rookervikParticipant03/21/2016 at 19:47Post count: 109
Screenshots opposed to Box Art will depend on how you scrape your games. I used my own batch file to link screenshots that I downloaded and captured myself to the games. I’ve been told that you can change options in sselphs’s scraper. But I think you will have to install it separately, or run it outside of RetroPie menus to get it to grab screenshots.rookervikParticipant03/15/2016 at 01:34Post count: 109rookervikParticipant03/11/2016 at 21:35Post count: 109rookervikParticipant03/10/2016 at 17:48Post count: 109rookervikParticipant03/10/2016 at 17:01Post count: 109rookervikParticipant03/08/2016 at 23:39Post count: 109
I don’t use Recalbox so I am not sure what systems are missing, and how the file structure is set up inside Recalbox. Both RetroPie and Recalbox use EmulationStation… which is what this theme is made for. It works on Windows, Linux, and Raspberry Pi. I’m fairly sure you can just copy the theme to wherever Recalbox keeps its themes for EmulationStation.rookervikParticipant03/08/2016 at 23:35Post count: 109
Seems to me the European SNES had the same logo as the American one.
The colored icon wasn’t actually in the logo it seems. Even the American SNES had the colored icon… just not attached to the System logo. Bad thing about adding the icon to the system name logo is that it makes the text even smaller.
But please feel free to use whatever logos you want. At least I was able to get the console image. :DrookervikParticipant03/08/2016 at 23:28Post count: 109rookervikParticipant03/08/2016 at 22:32Post count: 109
Not sure how to do super nintendo since it appears to have 3 versions. Super Famicom was Japan but the body style was also used in Europe. The American and European Super Nintendos use the same logo. Not sure if I want to put 3 versions of the same console in the theme. Seems too redundant. Maybe I can just put both consoles and both logos in the same directory and people can rename them to suit their needs? Otherwise it will have SNES, SFC, and SNES-EU… seems overkill?rookervikParticipant03/08/2016 at 06:29Post count: 109rookervikParticipant03/06/2016 at 05:19Post count: 109rookervikParticipant03/04/2016 at 06:21Post count: 109rookervikParticipant03/04/2016 at 00:12Post count: 109rookervikParticipant03/03/2016 at 19:18Post count: 109rookervikParticipant02/28/2016 at 06:57Post count: 109rookervikParticipant02/27/2016 at 15:48Post count: 109
The original background music won’t fit in this version. This splash-video is only 27 seconds long. That’s my guess on the average time it takes a Raspberry Pi 2 to get to the ES loading screen. Not sure if there’s different music, or just adding sound effects from each game to the characters’ light-up moment.rookervikParticipant02/27/2016 at 03:01Post count: 109
Looks really good! Wonderful use of the space on the system chooser. It’s really hard to deal with that big white bar in the middle. I’m afraid ES might crash with the hi-res backgrounds being used, though. How many systems can you load before ES dumps you? A 256 meg memory split should get you about 10 systems before white screen of death.rookervikParticipant02/26/2016 at 20:13Post count: 109
Here you go sur0x, widescreen and Retropie. I didn’t know who the little pear character was. I want to say I’ve seen him before but I couldn’t find him. So I replaced him with Kirby. And made the characters a little easier to make out.rookervikParticipant02/26/2016 at 06:05Post count: 109rookervikParticipant02/25/2016 at 21:27Post count: 109
Like Herbfargus said, it depends on the system and what resolution you’re running the games at. If you’re running at 1080p, then OFF is best, most of the time. If you are forced to run a game at 640×480 or even lower, it’s sometimes better to use ON so that you don’t get different DPI pixels.rookervikParticipant02/19/2016 at 16:47Post count: 109rookervikParticipant02/19/2016 at 02:17Post count: 109rookervikParticipant02/18/2016 at 21:56Post count: 109rookervikParticipant02/18/2016 at 21:33Post count: 109rookervikParticipant02/18/2016 at 21:20Post count: 109rookervikParticipant02/16/2016 at 04:05Post count: 109rookervikParticipant02/04/2016 at 17:06Post count: 109
Hey, I have Shanwan controllers that both use a single USB dongle. To get Retroarch to use them, you need to set up both player 1 and player 2 to use the same controller. Just make sure to configure player 2 on that second controller. Maybe this will work on yours as well. *crosses fingers*rookervikParticipant01/28/2016 at 17:34Post count: 109
There ya go! Glad you figured it out. Yeah, I don’t know why RetroPie has both Mega Drive and Genesis as separate systems. Yet, doesn’t do the same for Famicom/NES, Super Famicom/SNES, PC Engine/Turbo Grafix and so on. It’s a little confusing. You should have folders for each, and put the roms in whichever system you want to use. Possibly add a readme in the ROMs folder explaining which systems have multiple names depending on region.rookervikParticipant01/28/2016 at 04:56Post count: 109rookervikParticipant01/26/2016 at 21:12Post count: 109
“Genesis” showing in a simple font means es_systems.cfg is calling for a system-theme that does not exist inside the ES-Theme you are using.
You can go to your es_systems.cfg and look for the system that is showing up as simple a font and change it’s <theme> </theme> to a working system. If all of that makes sense.rookervikParticipant01/25/2016 at 18:21Post count: 109
Great list! I will try these settings out later on. I have had the same issues with lr-ppsspp. It’s completely useless. Tho I have better results in PPSSPP. I’ve had many games run at full speed at 1080p. Hotshots Golf, for one, runs wonderful even at 1080p. A little stuttering in places, but overall a great experience. Hopefully I can get the controller working as well as you have.rookervikParticipant01/25/2016 at 17:04Post count: 109rookervikParticipant01/24/2016 at 17:08Post count: 109rookervikParticipant01/23/2016 at 20:06Post count: 109
Ok, this isn’t 16-bit, but for the sake of making a billion posts for splash screens of mine, I’ll post it here.
Here’s Tetris for Gameboy. It’s pixel, but done differently than others since the Gameboy has such a tiny resolution. So I put pixel separation and a slight glow around the edges of the separation to emulate the LCD screen. And sampled colors from photos of a Gameboy screen. So hopefully they’re accurate.