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COLORFUL platform video set 1.6.0

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# WHAT IS IT ?
COLORFUL is a complete and coherent high quality graphic set, around a unique design.¬†Made with love in France. I hope you like it !¬†ūüėė
Here are planned development axes:COLORFUL_logo_multi.thumb.png.36d5861df88ca0f7ad23b54cf31c180e.png

  • COLORFUL Theme :¬†The main hub, a unique interface for BigBox.
  • COLORFUL Platform Video :¬†Complete 4K video set, with a unique design.
  • COLORFUL Source :¬†(soon)¬†To involve the community in the platform video creation.
  • COLORFUL BigBox Startup Video : (soon)
  • COLORFUL Startup Theme : (soon)
  • COLORFUL Pause Theme : (soon)

# HERE IS COLORFUL PLATFORM VIDEO SET:
On this page we are talking about COLORFUL Platform Video Set:
A complete new series of platform video for our frontend!
Colorful is a modern and elegant way to present each platform, with its hardware of the time. With maximum accuracy and future proof. (4K video) 

# I NEED YOUR HELP : PATREON ?
I will make a first batch of 65 systems, according to my personal use.
But we are far from covering any game system!
If the community doesnt take over the creation, 2 choices:   the project stops  /or/  I finish it.
Problem, creating these videos takes a loooooot of time. And I have to deal with a full-time CGI artist job and 2 young kids.
So I opened a Patreon page that could allow me to dedicate days on my work time to continue creating video.
I'm not trying to get rich, but like everyone else, I cant spend 1 day/week working for free! I hope you understand.
If the project interests you: Here is my Patreon page.

Colorful_video_set_detail_by_viking.thumb.png.7dae58fccf97422fecda2c114aea0409.png# IN DETAIL ?
Obviously, Colorful is a direct legacy of my previous video set "Nostalgia". But improved on all aspects:

  • Centred design with¬†colorful background, according to the platform.¬†(theme/logo/box/design)
  • 4K video (3840x2160px) @ 30fps (MP4 H264¬†AAC)
  • Only available in 16:9, but design compatible with 4:3
  • All designs are completly rebuilt.
  • More care of details.
  • More TV variety and better accuracy.
  • Arcade cabinet fully made in CGI, by myself. More variety and better accuracy.
  • Added characteristic effect on CRT TV.
  • Added platform boot screen. (if existing)
  • All sources will be available. (Community effort!)

# ABOUT CODEC FORMAT ?
Initially, I was thinking of working in H265, more modern for 4K. But after talking with Jason, this is problematic on some old configuration and with Windows Media Player, which does not support it.
So, I will leave you the choice!
There will be 3 formats. But to simplify maintenance, there will only be one available here. (The recommended one) Others will be available for download on EmuMovies FTP.

  • 4K | 3840x2160 | mp4 h264 AAC¬†¬†recommended
  • 4K | 3840x2160 | mp4 h265¬†AAC
  • HD | 1920x1080 | mp4 h264 AAC¬† (for small resolution screen)

# A PREVIEW OF ALL THIS ?

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# A COMMUNITY EFFORT ? 
Yes, all sources will be available on a dedicated page. (soon)  Everyone can create their own videos that will be included here, in this set. 
Some rules to follow:
  - Advertise on this thread which platform you want to achieve.
  - Post the work in progress on the same thread, for exchange/feedback.
  - Post the final video + sources on the same thread or by MP. To avoid scattering and centralize everything here.
  - I will moderate the general quality of your proposals for a coherent result.
So, I acting like a modertor on this thread.

Do you want to participate? Cool !! I post soon a guideline tutorial !

# OK, HOW TO DOWNLOAD ?
3 ways :

  1. One by one - right here, with the download button at the top right.
  2. Automatically - in LaunchBox > Option > Platform Video Downloader Tools > Select "Colorful 4K"
  3. By batch - On the Emumovies FTP ://Upload Here/_Video Snap Submissions/COLORFUL Platform Video Set/

 

# SPECIAL THANKS : 

  • @Jason Carr¬†for his hard work on LaunchBox/BigBox!
  • John G. for his support via Patreon! Thank you Gentleman!!!
  • Marcel W.¬†for his support via Patreon! Thank you Gentleman!!!
  • Neo8x¬†for his support via Patreon! Merci √† toi !!!
  • Casper H.¬†for his support via Patreon! Thank you Gentleman!!!
  • Jhonny R.¬†for his support via Patreon! Thank you Gentleman!!!
  • GoblinDriver¬†for his support via Patreon! Thank you Gentleman!!!
  • Alfredo O.¬†for his support via Patreon! Thank you Gentleman!!!
  • Richard P.¬†for his support via Patreon! Merci √† toi !!! (je n'ai pas reussi √† t'envoyer un message de remerciement via Patreon. D√©sol√©!)
  • Jukka T.¬†for his support via Patreon! Thank you Gentleman!!!
  • Gregory C.¬†for his support via Patreon! Merci √† toi !!
  • Jan W.¬†for his support via Patreon! Thank you Gentleman!!!
  • Matias K.¬†for his support via Patreon! Thank you Gentleman!!!
  • Jeremy D.¬†for his support via Patreon! Thank you Gentleman!!!
  • Kevin.¬†for his support via Patreon! Thank you Gentleman!!!
  • Dan D.¬†for his support via Patreon! Thank you Gentleman!!!
  • Guido.¬†for his support via Patreon! Thank you Gentleman!!!
  • Kobaturtle¬†for his support via Patreon! Thank you Gentleman!!!
  • The whote community for yout support!

# SOURCES - COPYRIGHT :

  • Each brand of hardware and software here represented as a tribute.
  • Emumovies for (most) gameplay videos
  • The Vanamo Online Game Museum for (most) photos.
  • If special credit, see .TXT file in the corresponding source archive. (soon)

 

# PLATFORM COVERED / CREDITBOARD :
Last update :  December 11, 2019

  • ACTUAL TOTAL COUNT = 63 platform + 4 category + 0 playlist

List of covered PLATFORM:  (Open the spoiler form)

Spoiler

Available | Work in Progress

- 3DO Interactive Multiplayer
- Amstrad GX4000
- Arcade
- Atari 2600

- Atari 5200
- Atari 7800
- Atari Jaguar
- Atari Lynx
- ColecoVision
- Commodore Amiga
- Commodore Amiga CD32
- Fairchild Channel F
- Game and Watch
- Magnavox Odyssey 2
- Microsoft Xbox

- Microsoft Xbox 360
- Microsoft Xbox One
- NEC PC-FX
- NEC TurboGrafx-16

- NEC TurboGrafx-CD
- Nintendo 3DS
- Nintendo 64
- Nintendo 64 DD
- Nintendo DS
- Nintendo Entertainment System

- Nintendo Famicom
- Nintendo Famicom Disc System

- Nintendo GameBoy
- Nintendo GameBoy Advance
- Nintendo GameBoy Color
- Nintendo GameCube

- Nintendo Satellaview
- Nintendo Switch
- Nintendo Virtual Boy
- Nintendo Wii
- Nintendo WiiWare
- Nintendo Wii U
- PC Engine SuperGrafx
- Philips CD-i
- Sega 32X

- Sega CD
- Sega CD 32X
- Sega Dreamcast
- Sega Gamegear

- Sega Mastersystem
- Sega MegaDrive
- Sega Classics (Model 1 ??)
- Sega Model 2
- Sega Model 3
- Sega Saturn
- Sega SG-1000

- SNK Neo Geo AES
- SNK Neo Geo MVS
- SNK Neo geo Pocket
- SNK Neo geo Pocket Color
- Sony Playstation
- Sony Playstation 2
- Sony Playstation 3
- Sony PSP

- Super Nintendo Entertainment System
- Taito Type X
- Windows
- WonderSwan
- WonderSwan Color

 

List of covered CATEGORY:  (Open the spoiler form)

Spoiler

Available | Work in Progress
- Arcade
- Computers
- Consoles
- Handhelds

- Playlist

 

List of covered PLAYLIST:  (Open the spoiler form)

Spoiler

Available | Work in Progress
- Favorite
- Arcade Classics

 


What's New in Version 1.6.0   See changelog

Released

UPDATE : +4 CATEGORY VIDEO !!!

  • Arcade Category
  • Computer Category
  • Handhelds Category
  • Consoles Category
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  • Thanks 11
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This looks great! Been a fan of the Nostalgia vids and thought I'd never switch... well, I might just change my mind on that :)

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Brilliant! Cleanest and best platform videos out there. Are you planning to do videos for the platform categories also (consoles, computers, etc)?

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love it.  Could you render the arcade one with your white background like the other viking vids?  I really like that one.

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Thank you so much for the new update! I love the vintage/nostalgia set and looking forward to replace all the videos on my personal build with Colorful versions in the future. :)

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These are great, very nice looking, clean and help my large collection run a tad quicker. Thank you and can't wait for more to be added to the collection ! 

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Thx guys !!¬†ūü•į

@MetalRaven Yes, there will be more. You will see the list of the first batch at the bottom of the download page (Spoiler form)
The ultimate goal is to cover ALL gaming systems. I'll let you read the details in the download page about it.

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Amazing work as usual @viking!! Maybe you and @eatkinola can chat about getting these to work with your game list once you select a platform. I love seeing my library appear on the different screens as I scroll. It's such a nice feature. Again, incredible work. Thank you @viking!

 

I hope I don't sound demanding, it's just pure excitement!

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Thx @CutTheRug ! Yes, sure, why not !
I realese soon all source file. Photoshop and AfterEffect. So theme creator can used them  !

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1 hour ago, viking said:

Thx @CutTheRug ! Yes, sure, why not !
I realese soon all source file. Photoshop and AfterEffect. So theme creator can used them  !

Oh nice! I didn't know that. You're the man!

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What absolutely incredible work @viking. I have only just discovered this and I am completely floored by the quality and attention to detail.

Will you be releasing the source files for the existing platforms or just to create new one's? I can see a need to possibly change a background colour depending on the theme you're applying it to.  Well done and what an incredible thing to share. 

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Thx @Indyj !

Yes, I will release all sources. For all platform I make. Photoshop and AfterEffect files. (CS6 and sup)
I'll put all this online on a dedicated page.

The game rules will be simple:

  • All participants will post their¬† work in progress on this dedicated forum thread.¬†Objective: Overall quality and respect of the guidelines.
  • All participants will post on the thread the final video & sources. It is me who will upload here the final result. Objective :¬†Centralize¬†and avoid the multiple¬†download page.
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That's amazing. As CutTheRug said, You're the man! Can't wait to see it. 

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I am so thankful for your work, you really have made my big box stand truly out, thanks so much for your creative and awesome work :)

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Thank you so much for this set! I was using Nostalgia for a long time, thinking nothing would make me change from this already great set...I was wrong :) 

BTW, thanks also for the Colorful BigBox theme! Insta switch!

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@viking these, together with the theme are really wonderful. Thanks a lot! I Would love to have a ScummVM platform video. That is the only one of my platforms that isn't covered already.

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Awesome job, now all we need is The Main Categories: Arcade, Computers, Consoles, Handhelds, Pinball, Playlists, and then Openbor, Android... would be great.

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