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Arcade 3D Boxes 2.0 2.2

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Happy Christmas or Yule brothers!

Arcade 3D Boxes 2.0

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I was inspired by the Mame 3D Boxes by @Robin55 and @Reevesad and the work by @spycat and @MadK9 

At first I experimented to convert Robin's work to a darker color as it fits my dark colored setup better, one thing let to another and was helped enormously by @Robin55 in the process of automation and more, if it wasn't for all his help and work this project wouldn't have happened, thanks again so much brother! \m/

The 3D boxes are mostly for the Mame set (could include other emulators as well) but only includes Arcade video games, no pinball, fruit machines and such.

Features:

  • Covers based on official flyers, instruction flyers or fan art, customized official artwork and more. I've hunted down previously artwork missing from databases and/or very rare flyers, original resolution of these images can be low some times.
  • Each box has a logo for the game, if it was missing I've hunted it down or extracted it from images (I upload these logos to the database as well)
  • Each box has a logo of the company that either developed or published it (some flyers may have a different publisher from another region, bit confusing at times)
  • Each box is manually color corrected, cleaned and optimized
  • Some games have a second alternative version, made from cabinet side art, marquees or from a different region for example

Please remember if you miss boxes to also check the naming convention of the file and if it is the same as the most recent version in the database. Any entry with "The" in front (Like The Astyanax) will be included in the QRST pack.
NOTE! : After installing the images you have to select all (or any alphabetical range) arcade games (CTRL+A = select all) go to Tools and click 'Refresh selected images', let it load and cache and the games should now display the right 3D boxes. 

Hope you like :)

Credits
Thanks go out to anyone contributing and making art for the launchbox games database.

Thanks for any help, encouragement and advice:
@Robin55 @spycat @MadK9 @Reevesad @Jason Carr @Kondorito @zetec-s-joe @Fablog @andyco47 @mikty

Special thanks to:
@neil9000 and @Retro808 for those logistics ;) \m/

 


What's New in Version 2.2   See changelog

Released

Version 2.2

  •  Added "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Turtles in Time" box as it was named to the european Hero turtles instead of Ninja in the packs.
  •  Added previously missing Konami's 'The Main Event', two versions.
  •  Boxes have been uploaded to the database as well.
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Retrofrogg

   5 of 5 members found this review helpful 5 / 5 members

These are very good - an improvement on the previous standard for MAME 3D boxes. There seem to be 795 files here - looking forward to the updates to the rest of the set in 2019! Thanks!

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mooflesthacat

   3 of 3 members found this review helpful 3 / 3 members

Best MAME boxes I've come across! Can't wait for the rest. Great Job!

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Thanks man! Glad you enjoy them as well, will take a few months as I like to keep the quality as high as possible, only have to do this once so I better take my time to make em look as nice as I can, few setbacks on health so it could take a little more time but hope you have patience :)

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arthurvalenca

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   1 of 1 member found this review helpful 1 / 1 member

First I would like to thank you for your beautiful work.

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DVNT

   1 of 1 member found this review helpful 1 / 1 member

Beautiful black 3D boxes! Thanks Mr. RetroLust!

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ChainZaw

   1 of 1 member found this review helpful 1 / 1 member

Awesome work my friend! this covered like 90% of my library!

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Thanks brother, a few update packs are coming still so hopefully a few percentage coverage more ;)

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