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  1. On the platform view, what if the logos were kept, and the darkened hardware images removed...but the square backgrounds colors behind them were kept as well without the darkening? That way, the design would remain unified around the square color boxes. Which might make the various logo designs still feel unified as well. But without the added clutter of the hardware behind the logos. Maybe with a touch more padding on the right/left margins so the clear logos have a little room to breathe. Just throwing out ideas! That game details pages look fantastic! With the one you mentioned not lik
  2. Seconding this. Love the look, the concept, and the layout, but unless the platform images are immediately distinguishable from one another on a large screen, I'd choose a different route. That said, everything else looks great! Really digging the game views. Simple, uncluttered. I often have (had, pre-pandemic haha) a lot of folks over for gaming that aren't used to tech interfaces or using controllers to navigate them. So layouts where navigation to the next/previous game/platform is simple and clear from a glance are things I'll always root for. Which both Colorful and dirtyOld IMO do
  3. Oh my. This is fantastic. First new theme in a long time that I've REALLY just loved. It's different, well-designed, and looks great in 4k, give-or-take some text upscaling (but that seems to be a mostly windows issues). Incredible work, viking. Any chance for Consoles, Handhelds, Computers videos in the same vein as the specific consoles? That's the only thing holding me back from using it as my primary.
  4. Excellent theme. Never got around to it before due to small text sizes on 4k, but after changing them in the xml, the theme is utterly fantastic. Brilliant idea, too.
  5. Can't figure this out at all. Neither themes with videos or without, can't get any music to play at any level in Bigbox. Would also like the answer to this.
  6. Fantastic Theme. Took me a while to get around to it, but this theme's box-art and fanart focused layout sole me with one big, big plus: controllers overlaid with Xbox One buttons. I have a lot of folks who rarely play games over and the layouts under each platform are a lifesaver. That said, are there any schemes for handhelds? Or a simple six-button joystick picture for arcade (with no Xbox button overlays)? Those are pretty much my only gripes so far--my biggest issue is with launchbox's lack of fanart for more obscure games. Not an issue with the theme.
  7. Nice themes, was wondering, could we also get a theme for party games? I often have mixed-aged groups over, and an all-ages friendly party games theme would be super helpful.
  8. Been wondering, are there any unified themes for Computers, Consoles, Arcade, Handhelds, and Playlists? Not sure if I'm looking in the right place
  9. I actually really enjoy the gamepad view. Because I often have different groups of folks playing games, knowing the controls is important before a game boots. Thanks for the great work on this.
  10. Getting a fatal error that crashes launchbox (Inner Exception) Length cannot be less than zero. Parameter name: length App: Big Box Version: 7.16 Type: System.ArgumentOutOfRangeException Site: System.String Substring(Int32, Int32) Source: mscorlib at System.String.Substring(Int32 startIndex, Int32 length) at HelperControl.GetTotalGamesConverter.Convert(Object value, Type targetType, Object parameter, CultureInfo culture) at System.Windows.Data.BindingExpression.TransferValue(Object newValue, Boolean isASubPropertyChange) at MS.Internal.Data.ClrBindingWork
  11. Not at all, just on the view that places the video top-center. I'm currently using the background-video view which is my favorite. That view works fine.
  12. Sure! I'm running on a 4k display, btw, so results may vary. I'm just gonna say what I changed for this theme, lemme know if you need more info. First off I used these clear logos for the theme: I also enabled all the plugins in the plugins folder by Right Click > Properties > At the bottom I allowed it to run. Settings: Background Fade: 60% Images: all boxes checked except 5 and 6. Videos: All boxes checked except Use Platform background Videos That's it, really. Didn't change much. The most likely issue for it looking wonky is probably the pl
  13. Wonderful theme. On 4k, though, the view where videos are displayed top-center makes them 4:3, I believe, instead of a widescreen resolution. Minor quibble since I use the background video view, but just thought I'd point it out
  14. Great theme! Quick question, where did you get those Platform Clear Logos from? They look great in the preview pics. Also, the theme looks great in 4k
  15. So I've figured a few more things out. Any game listed in the DEmul compatibility file runs well if it's the MAME version. Any .dat version, however, needs to be manually loaded through the "Load Decrypted" button. Now I'm hoping to find a way that we can load .dat files into Launchbox without having to go through the games menu and Load button in Demul. There are a lot of good games that have .dat versions.
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