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  1. MASSIVE - 1000's of Clear Logos focusing on Genres/Categories (Part of The Papaw TV Collection)

    This is a MASSIVE collection of clear logos focusing on Genres (categories) and with some Collections included. There is a download pack for 40 different platforms. There are 1000'S of clear logos in this collection. They work fine with all the available themes that I've tried. There is a separate download pack for each platform. Each downloaded zip contains 2 folders (one is a folder with the clear logos which is pretty much a drag-n-drop thing, the 2nd is a folder with matching playlists (auto-generated) if you wish to try them, (keep in mind the playlists are far from perfect and still being updated), along with Readme.txt that explains where everything goes. I was inspired to do this when I switched to the Retro Console Theme by cemfundog and some logo work done by scooter1974. It got me started when I wanted to create a couple for myself and well, that couple just keeps growing now.... Thanks to both of you for your help.
    Per request, I added the complete set in a single file called for easier downloading. It contains everything that's in all the individual downloads. (it is the very last file in the downloads or use the link)
    Complete Collection v4.1.1.zip (at the bottom of the list)
    You can get the matching videos here:
    Extreme Gamer Collection (works with COLORFUL and most other themes) Ultimate Playlist Beginner Setup Guide & Starter Collection (with New Video Sets, smaller in size and easier to download) Massive #1 - 100's of Videos that match these clear logos - The screenshots above are NOT using the matching videos  Massive #2 - Another set of almost 500 genre/category Videos that match these - Cemfundog  and I collaborated on this and using his design I created these to go with his animated Retro Console Theme v2. TV Commercial Platform Videos Download Retro Console Theme: Retro Console Theme  or Retro Console Theme V2
    These logos really pop if you set BigBox to use Platform Categories as the view. Of course, the better your genres are defined, the better your playlists (and logos) will work for you. That's why I included my matching playlists to help you get started if you have been putting it off like I did for years..haha. Make copies or backups of your files (the one mentioned in the Readme) then you can try these and if you don't like them, you can delete them and easily put things back like you had them.
    As it stands right now, there are close to 20,000 files in the collection. If you are working with limited storage space, you can always download the systems you need, pick out the ones you want to use and delete the rest.
    Each system download has the same content concerning the genres/categories, meaning if one system has a clear logo for "Baseball", every system will have a clear logo for "Baseball. I done it this way so if you add a new game and you choose a new genre for it that is new to your setup, and the genre files have already been installed from here, they will be picked up automatically for you.  (If I create a new category, genre or collection, it will be added it to all the systems.)
    Concerning the Play Mode images:  I have tried to make all the images that pertain to the # of players, local, online, single player, multiple player, local co-op, split screen, 2-Player Alternating, etc., specific to each individual platform. Like the Xbox 360 images have 360 controllers on them or the Wii U images have a Wii U on one side and the Wii U Controller on the other. Just a added touch. All systems will play mode images for up to 8 players (starting in version 2) in both Simultaneous and Alternating, so I tried to fit many different setups, as we all have have different likes.
    My objective it to finish through my library with the genres I have, then I will either begin all over again maybe focusing on Collections I have or try to make matching video snaps, not sure yet.
    I will try to accept requests now for other genres/categories....I ask you be patient as I am only one old feller and I'll do the best I can. PLEASE keep requests to things that will have at least 5-10 games that will pertain to it. I am trying to focus it around single word genre/categories best I can.  
    This is a work-in-progress and on-going I'm sure. The better the metadata, the better searches and organization it makes.
    Here are the systems included so far:  (Updated to v4 on 06-15-20)

    3DO Interactive
    Arcade
    Atari 2600
    Atari 5200
    Atari 7800
    Atari Jaguar
    Atari Lynx
    Atari ST
    ColecoVision
    Commodore Amiga
    Mattel Intellivision
    Microsoft Xbox
    Microsoft Xbox 360
    NEC TurboGrafx-16
    Nintendo 3DS
    Nintendo 64
    Nintendo DS
    Nintendo Entertainment System
    Nintendo Game Boy Advance
    Nintendo Game Boy Color
    Nintendo GameCube
    Nintendo Switch
    Nintendo Wii
    Nintendo Wii U
    ScummVM
    Sega 32X
    Sega CD
    Sega Dreamcast
    Sega Game Gear
    Sega Genesis
    Sega Saturn
    Sharp X68000 - NEW
    SNK Neo Geo AES
    SNK Neo Geo Pocket Color
    Sony Playstation
    Sony Playstation 2
    Sony Playstation 3
    Sony Playstation 4 (no playlists) - New emulators are starting to show progress now so just preparing
    Sony PSP
    Super Nintendo Entertainment System
    Windows
    Wonderswan Color
    Feel free to leave comments, questions and suggestions and I will get back as soon as I can.
     
     

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  2. Game On!

    User friendly with "easy to see" custom genre & play mode icons. Designed for Large Screens & 4K in mind. Animated and color changing backgrounds.
    After learning much more about how to use CTC, (once again, many thanks to @y2guru), I spent much more time on the details in this theme, such as shadows, color changing backgrounds, videos and video overlays, animations, even the blinking digital clock on the VCR (it is the actual time).
    The gamers in the background are actually moving, looking like they are playing games. I tried to use some video effects to make it look like the ambient room light is changing, kinda like a TV does in real life. The Wall View is my favorite with the multiple info panels that slide into the screen.
    I carried over some of my genre icon artwork I made for Fading Elegance v1+. I used some of @Rincewind clear logo stuff, mainly the template he shared.
    This time I used a male voice for platform names I created with Amazon Polly, so they sound pretty decent.
    I really love this theme on a big screen TV!
    The screenshots can't show how it functions, so check out the video.
    I only have done a a few views so far, but plan to expand it once @y2guru releases CTC v2.3. I want to add some of the awesome new stuff he has been working on in CTC to the theme.
    Video (Outdated 12-22):
    Download the theme and tell me what ya think! This video is NOT using any extra Platform Videos
     
    Installation:
    Download, unzip, copy the folder "Game On v1" into your Launchbox "Themes" folder
     
    Important: If you want the best experience with this theme or any other themes you try with speed issues during screen transitioning, go into your BB settings and turn off all the Transitions except Screen Transition set to Fade and give that a try, especially "Screen Transition" (see screenshot). You might be amazed in the results!

     
    Instructions to use Split Screen, Virtual Reality, PvP, Needs Installed, LAN and Online Play Icon features:
    To get these to work in the theme is really pretty easy.
    Create the 6 Custom Fields below in Launchbox, just edit any single game in your collection and pick Custom Fields on the left panel. Copy-n-paste one of the 6 custom fields below and press <ENTER>. Then enter Yes in the value section press <ENTER>. Copy-n-paste the other 5 Custom Fields and do the same. Then press OK

    Now the fields should be ready and Yes is now a choice in Bulk Edit. Close Launchbox and re-open just to be safe. Then you can go back to the game you used to set up the custom fields and delete the Yes's if you need to. You can leave the field blank for NO so no need to worry any of them but the ones that apply, they will need to be YES.
    What I did, was to sort my collection different ways like genre or playmode. I had a genre set up for MMO, so I bulk edited all the games in that category, first I chose Play Mode, making sure they all had multiplayer added as a value. Then I said yes to make more changes, and then chose the newly created Custom Field: Online Play and just select Yes in the dropdown to add value. The theme will now display the animated globe for all those games in the views that use it.
    Do that for the other 5 Custom fields using similar sorts. Of course any game can be edited manually as well. 
    The custom fields you can add:
    LAN
    Needs Installed
    Online
    Virtual Reality
    Split Screen
    PvP

    *Controller Mapping:
    The only thing that needs changed is Button 3 (that's the "X" button on Xbox controller or square button on DS4 controller). It is set to "Play" by default, so if you use this, you will need to assign a different button to it. Now assign Button 3 to "Filter". That's it.

    If you get a blank area in the one of the Genre images (like where the Yellow arrow is pointing in the screenshot below), it just means that game is using a genre that I did not create a icon for.
    If you have Photoshop,  you can use the simple template I included in the ..\LaunchBox\Themes\Game On v1\Media\Genres folder to create anything you need. Just open the template, drop a image in the template (re-size to taste), change the text and save. If you don't have PS, let me know and I can try to get ya fixed up.

     
    -Enjoy & thanks for trying the theme!

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  3. Extreme Gamer Video Collection - ARE YOU READY??? (focusing on Genre/Categories)

    My biggest request has been a video set that would work well with the COLORFUL bigbox theme. Well.......
    HERE YA GO! Grab your controllers, snacks, drinks, and all the other necessaries you need and prepare to game!!!
    These are "center screened" genre/category/collection based videos. Of course designed to match and work with my Clear Logos & Playlists Sets. You can download the individual files or the Entire Set of almost 500 video snaps (6 files at the bottom, doesn't include Platform & Platform Categories videos, they are in the download list).
    They look real good in the Unified Redux theme too, as well as most of the other themes I have tried that like videos?. 
    Sample Video: (it's kinda long, I was trying to show the different views)
     
     
    Many, many thanks to Viking for creating this awesome theme and giving me permission to incorporate some of his work into the making of this video set. My favorite setup so far!!!
    My Other Stuff:
    Clear Logos Sets 1000's of Genres/Categories clear logos
    Ultimate Playlist Beginner Setup Guide & Starter Collection (with clear logos, auto generated playlists & video sets, smaller in size and easier to download)
    Massive #1 - 100's of "full size" genre/category videos that match my clear logo sets
    Massive #2 - 100's of "right side" genre/category videos that match my clear logo sets (Cemfundog  and I collaborated on this and using his design I created these to go with his animated Retro Console Theme v2.
    TV Commercial "Platform" Videos (set of 40 platforms)
    Enjoy!  All comments, reviews, questions and suggestions are much appreciated!!!
     
    Playlists.7z.001 Playlists.7z.002 Playlists.7z.003 Playlists.7z.004 Playlists.7z.005 Playlists.7z.006
    1393510432_PlatformsOnly.zip

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  4. Platform & Platform Category Images Set (cleaned and adjusted)

    Couple hundred .png images in this set. I believe it includes all the Platforms & Platform Categories (see list below). I think most of them are from @viking's collection, but there are others I had found or created as well. Like Nintendo GameCube has both the purple one and a black one.
    The screenshot shows this collection on the top and originals on the bottom.
    I done some re-sizing (most are between the 400-600 pixel range or larger), some cleanup and some color adjustments on them trying to make them look more realistic and vivid in color. Brighter whites, darker blacks, etc.. Not a huge difference, but a little better.
    All excess transparency has been cropped off making the image size more accurate to what you see when using them. All the work was done in Photoshop (2022)
    These can be used in your regular rig as well, but you will have to copy them to the appropriate folder one at a time. (I made these more to drop into a theme you might be working on without all the individual platform folders)
    I had done these for the themes I work on and just thought I would share 'em.
    -Enjoy
    What's In The Set:
    3DO Interactive Multiplayer.png
    1292 Advanced Programmable Video System.png
    Aamber Pegasus.png
    Acorn Archimedes.png
    Acorn Atom.png
    Acorn Electron.png
    Amstrad CPC.png
    Amstrad GX4000.png
    Amstrad PCW.png
    Android.png
    APF Imagination Machine.png
    APF-MP1000.png
    Apogee BK-01.png
    Apple Bandai Pippin.png
    Apple I.png
    Apple II.png
    Apple IIGS.png
    Apple III.png
    Apple Lisa.png
    Arcade.png
    Atari 800.png
    Atari 2600.png
    Atari 5200.png
    Atari 7800.png
    Atari Falcon.png
    Atari Jaguar CD.png
    Atari Jaguar.png
    Atari Lynx.png
    Atari Pong.png
    Atari ST.png
    Atari XEGS.png
    Bally Astrocade.png
    Bandai Playdia.png
    Bandai WonderSwan Color.png
    Bandai WonderSwan.png
    BBC Bridge Companion.png
    BBC Micro.png
    Bit Corporation Gamate.png
    BrezzaSoft Crystal System.png
    Camputers Lynx.png
    Capcom Power System Changer.png
    Casio Loopy.png
    Casio PV-1000.png
    Coleco ADAM.png
    Coleco Telstar.png
    ColecoVision.png
    Commodore 64 Games System.png
    Commodore 64.png
    Commodore 128.png
    Commodore Amiga CD32.png
    Commodore Amiga.png
    Commodore CDTV.png
    Commodore MAX Machine.png
    Commodore PET.png
    Commodore Plus 4.png
    Commodore VIC-20.png
    Computers.png
    Consoles.png
    Creatronic Mega Duck.png
    Dragon 32.png
    EACA EG2000 Colour Genie.png
    Elektronika BK.png
    Emerson Arcadia 2001.png
    Enterprise.png
    Entex Adventure Vision.png
    Entex Select-A-Game.png
    Epoch Cassette Vision.png
    Epoch Electrotennis.png
    Epoch Game Pocket Computer.png
    Epoch Super Cassette Vision.png
    Exelvision EXL 100.png
    Exidy Sorcerer.png
    Fairchild Channel F.png
    Fujitsu FM Towns Marty.png
    Fujitsu FM-7.png
    Funtech Super A'can.png
    Future Pinball.png
    GamePark GP2X.png
    GamePark GP32.png
    GCE Vectrex.png
    Handhelds.png
    Hartung Game Master.png
    Interton VC 4000.png
    iQue Player.png
    Jupiter Ace.png
    Konami Picno.png
    Lviv PC-01.png
    Magnavox Odyssey 2.png
    Magnavox Odyssey.png
    Matra and Hachette Alice.png
    Mattel Aquarius.png
    Mattel HyperScan.png
    Mattel Intellivision.png
    Memotech MTX512.png
    Microsoft MSX.png
    Microsoft Xbox 360.png
    Microsoft Xbox One.png
    Microsoft Xbox Series S.png
    Microsoft Xbox Series X.png
    Microsoft Xbox.png
    Milton Bradley MicroVision.png
    Mobile.png
    NEC PC-8801.png
    NEC PC-9801.png
    NEC PC-FX.png
    NEC SuperGrafx.png
    NEC TurboExpress.png
    NEC TurboGrafx-16.png
    NEC TurboGrafx-CD.png
    Nintendo 3DS.png
    Nintendo 64.png
    Nintendo 64DD.png
    Nintendo Color TV-Game.png
    Nintendo DS.png
    Nintendo Entertainment System.png
    Nintendo Famicom Disk System.png
    Nintendo Game & Watch.png
    Nintendo Game Boy Advance.png
    Nintendo Game Boy Color.png
    Nintendo Game Boy.png
    Nintendo GameCube.png
    Nintendo GameCube-purple.png
    Nintendo Pokémon Mini.png
    Nintendo Satellaview.png
    Nintendo Sufami Turbo.png
    Nintendo Switch.png
    Nintendo Switch-orig.png
    Nintendo Virtual Boy.png
    Nintendo Wii U.png
    Nintendo Wii.png
    Nokia N-Gage.png
    Northstar Advantage.png
    Oric Atmos.png
    Othello Multivision.png
    Ouya.png
    Philips CD-i.png
    Philips VG 5000.png
    Philips Videopac+ G7400.png
    Pinball.png
    Pioneer LaserActive.png
    RCA Studio II.png
    RDI Halcyon.png
    ReadMe.txt
    SAM Coupé.png
    Sega 32X.png
    Sega Beena.png
    Sega CD 32X.png
    Sega CD.png
    Sega Dreamcast VMU.png
    Sega Dreamcast.png
    Sega Game Gear.png
    Sega Genesis.png
    Sega Master System.png
    Sega Nomad.png
    Sega Pico.png
    Sega Saturn.png
    Sega SC-3000.png
    Sega SG-1000.png
    Sharp MZ-2500.png
    Sharp X1.png
    Sharp X1-orig.png
    Sharp X68000.png
    Sharp X68000-orig.png
    Sinclair ZX Spectrum.png
    Sinclair ZX-81.png
    SNK Neo Geo AES.png
    SNK Neo Geo CD.png
    SNK Neo Geo MVS.png
    SNK Neo Geo Pocket Color.png
    SNK Neo Geo Pocket.png
    Sony PlayStation 2.png
    Sony PlayStation 3.png
    Sony PlayStation 4.png
    Sony PlayStation 5.png
    Sony PlayStation Portable.png
    Sony PlayStation Vita.png
    Sony PlayStation.png
    Sony PocketStation.png
    Sord M5.png
    SSD COMPANY LIMITED XaviXPORT.png
    Super Nintendo Entertainment System.png
    Tandy Memorex Visual Information System.png
    Tandy TRS-80 Color Computer.png
    Tandy TRS-80.png
    Tapwave Zodiac.png
    Telegames Personal Arcade.png
    Texas Instruments TI-83.png
    Texas Instruments TI-99.png
    Tiger Game.com.png
    Tiger R-Zone.png
    Tiger Telematics Gizmondo.png
    TimeTop GameKing.png
    Tomy Tutor.png
    Unisonic Champion 2711.png
    Vector-06C.png
    View-Master Interactive Vision.png
    VM Labs Nuon.png
    VTech CreatiVision.png
    VTech Socrates.png
    VTech V.Flash.png
    VTech V.Smile.png
    Watara Supervision.png
    Windows.png
    Worlds of Wonder Action Max.png
    ZAPiT GameWave Family Entertainment System.png
    Zeebo.png

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  5. Santa's Accident

    This is Christmas holiday theme. It's more of a novelty theme I suppose, since it won't be used all the time. I haven't seen one and my grandson asked me to make one for him.
    It starts up as to be looking out a window on a cold, windy and snowy day when Santa appears and has a bad day with the weather and his reindeer.
    It contains a little bit of video vintage footage of the "Lost Toys" from Rudolph and Frosty as well in some of the TVs used in the different views
    Video:
    If you want a little holiday spirit in your gaming setup at this time of year, check it out.
    Since it is seasonal, I only did a couple different views. If there is enough interest, I may add more views to it.
    Thanks to @y2guru for making it so easy and sharing CTC. If you haven't tried it, you should, I through this together yesterday. (can't wait for 2.3)
    Seasons Greetings!
    -Enjoy
    The Papaw
     

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  6. Fading Elegance v1 & v1+ - Designed with 4K LARGE Screens and TVs in Mind

    Due to weird uploading issues again, the files are being renamed adding a bunch of numbers before the actual names of the zip files. The Fading Elegance v1+ is the last download (2102651409_FadingElegancev1.zip). The folder structure is still correct once unzipped.
    Clean, modern look. Designed especially for using on Large 4K Screens and TVs. All 21 views, including new marquees. If you like to grab a controller or two, hit the couch and jump in front of a 4K Big Screen TV, this may be the theme for you. That's what I created it for! 
    Information Rich using very visible color graphic image icons for genres, play modes, max players/controllers (actual controllers are shown for the ones I could find). Lots of items fading in/out throughout the theme.
    The "Game Details" view has tons of info mostly in the graphic format, it's the 3rd screenshot. The 1st screenshot transitions into the 2nd screenshot.
    It can also show if the game can be played in Virtual Reality, Online, PvP, and more with some very simple setup. (Instructions Below)
    It heavily relies on video snaps for it's focal point. In most of the views, the videos will expand and retract when there is no navigation being done in Bigbox.
    Includes over 190 audio Platform .mp3 files and 250 Genre Icons (plus the Photoshop template to easily make more). If you don't like the Platform audio voices, just delete them in the Audio folder within the theme.
    Includes ALL 21 views (including the new marquee views). Some cool animations as well.
    The 2nd file called "Fading Elegance (Missing Video Snap)" was my original design see comments below
    Added a NEW version called Fading Elegance v1+ . It has fanart fade into the background and randomly changes every 5 seconds on the Platform Views and has the game's fanart that shows in the Games Views. See the last screenshot.
    Thanks to @MangaAddict for the suggestion. While I was at it, I figured I wanted some new sounds to go with the new theme, you can check them out if you're interested. I called them "The Mix"
    Matching "Fading Elegance" Startup-Exit Theme - (with animation)
    Matching "Fading Elegance" Pause Screen - (with animation)
    Download Platform Voice (Salli was used in the video)
    Fading Elegance v1+ - This is a better video that included the Start/Exit & Pause themes in actions as well.

    Fading Elegance v1 (Be patient with first minute or so, it's showing an example of how some of the videos expand/retract)

    Video for the Marquee views: I don't know how to over lap them.
     
    Instructions to use Split Screen, Virtual Reality, PvP and Onlne Play Icon features:
    To get the Split Screen, VR, PvP and Onlne Play icons to work in the theme is really pretty easy.
    Create the 4 Custom Fields below in Launchbox, just edit any single game in your collection and pick Custom Fields on the left panel. Copy-n-paste one of the 4 custom fields below and press <ENTER>. Then enter Yes in the value section press <ENTER>. Copy-n-paste the other 3 Custom Fields and do the same. Then press OK

     
    Now the fields should be ready and Yes is now a choice in Bulk Edit. Close Launchbox and re-open just to be safe. Then you can go back to the game you used to set up the custom fields and delete the Yes's if you need to.
    What I did, was to sort my collection different ways like genre or playmode. I had a genre set up for MMO, so I bulk edited all the games in that category, first I chose Play Mode, making sure they all had multiplayer added as a value. Then I said yes to make more changes, and then chose the newly created Custom Field: Online Play and just select Yes in the dropdown to add value. The theme will now display the animated globe for all those games in the views that use it.
    Do that for the other 3 Custom fields using similiar sorts. Of course any game can be edited manually as well. 
    The custom fields you need to add:
    Virtual Reality
    Split Screen
    PvP
    Online
    I had never used CTC until about 2 weeks ago (amazing program, huge thanks to y2guru for sharing it and helping me with it). I'm still learning it and am still tweaking and tinkering with animations as far as timing and controls of them and to get them to work like I want.
    I wasn't quite sure how most Bigbox folks use the Marquee views, so I just winged it. Like maybe a pinball machine marquee? Ya'll can let me know if I got it all wrong. That is what the 2nd video is, just the marquee capture.
    In the orignal design, I had added a video that displays when there is no video snap for a game, but I could only find one way to actually make it work decently. I am glad I found a way to get it to work, but absolutely hate the way I had to do it. It slows the theme down a bit. Maybe there will be someone out there that knows a better way to implement it or maybe future enhancements to Launchbox or CTC will make it easier to accomplish. 
    About 1/2 the time you might see a glimps of the Missing Video video during navigation. It's because it is running in the background behind the game video snap and sometimes it would show just before the game's video snap is shown. If you interested in trying it out, It is the one called "Fading Elegance (Missing Video Snap)".
    My sincere thanks goes out to @y2guru for sharing CTC, @viking for sharing his videos with us, the "Theme Guru" (@faeran) and @Jason Carr  for getting the upload issues fixed for me! There are many more that do so much for all of us. Thank you
    If you like my stuff and use Kodi or a fork of it, take a peak at the skins I have done for it (mostly for kids) and maybe subscribe and say hey while you're there. My Bigbox and Kodi Videos
    -Enjoy
     

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  7. Platform Voice Packs - 190-200 Platforms in Each Pack

    These are Platform Voices & Voiceover packs I made to use in themes I have been working on in @y2guru's Community Theme Creator. Each pack has the 190+ platforms and Categories with a couple extra variations for a few of them.
    From 3DO Interactive Multiplayer to ZiNc. They also have a few playlists like "Favorites", "Recently Added", "Broken", etc. They're all in the MP3 format (48kbs)
    136 different voices and voiceover packs. Half were made using a single female voice, made using Amazon Polly (Salli) and the bottom half which were made using a male voice Amazon Polly (Mathew). I think the male voices turned out better, but some of the female ones turned out pretty cool as well.
    Some of the voiceovers variants are:
    Child
    Gnomes
    Goblins
    Mutants
    Radio Chatter
    Sephius-X
    Space Squirrel
    Various Male and Female
    Whiney Squire
    Wraith
    Samples made using a male voice:
    Nintendo GameCube (Mathew).mp3
    Nintendo GameCube (Dwarf).mp3
    Nintendo GameCube (Android Male).mp3
    Samples made using a female voice:
    Nintendo GameCube (Salli).mp3
    Nintendo GameCube (Dwarf).mp3
    Nintendo GameCube (Android Male).mp3

    Each pack Includes:
    3DO Interactive Multiplayer.mp3
    3DO Interactive.mp3
    Aamber Pegasus.mp3
    Acorn Archimedes.mp3
    Acorn Atom.mp3
    Acorn Electron.mp3
    Amstrad CPC.mp3
    Amstrad GX4000.mp3
    Android.mp3
    APF Imagination Machine.mp3
    Apogee BK-01.mp3
    Apple II.mp3
    Apple IIGS.mp3
    Apple iOS.mp3
    Apple Mac OS.mp3
    Arcade.mp3
    Atari 800.mp3
    Atari 2600.mp3
    Atari 5200.mp3
    Atari 7800.mp3
    Atari Jaguar CD.mp3
    Atari Jaguar.mp3
    Atari Lynx.mp3
    Atari ST.mp3
    Atari XEGS.mp3
    Bally Astrocade.mp3
    BBC Microcomputer System.mp3
    Broken.mp3
    Camputers Lynx.mp3
    Casio Loopy.mp3
    Casio PV-1000.mp3
    Coleco ADAM.mp3
    ColecoVision.mp3
    Commodore 64.mp3
    Commodore 128.mp3
    Commodore Amiga CD32.mp3
    Commodore Amiga.mp3
    Commodore CDTV.mp3
    Commodore MAX Machine.mp3
    Commodore PET.mp3
    Commodore Plus 4.mp3
    Commodore VIC-20.mp3
    Computers.mp3
    Consoles.mp3
    Dragon 32_64.mp3
    EACA EG2000 Colour Genie.mp3
    Elektronika BK.mp3
    Emerson Arcadia 2001.mp3
    Enterprise.mp3
    Entex Adventure Vision.mp3
    Epoch Game Pocket Computer.mp3
    Epoch Super Cassette Vision.mp3
    Exelvision EXL 100.mp3
    Exidy Sorcerer.mp3
    Fairchild Channel F.mp3
    Favorites.mp3
    Fujitsu FM Towns Marty.mp3
    Fujitsu FM-7.mp3
    Funtech Super Acan.mp3
    Future Pinball.mp3
    Game Wave Family Entertainment System.mp3
    GamePark GP32.mp3
    GameWave.mp3
    GCE Vectrex.mp3
    Handhelds.mp3
    Hartung Game Master.mp3
    Hector HRX.mp3
    Interton VC 4000.mp3
    Jupiter Ace.mp3
    Linux.mp3
    Magnavox Odyssey 2.mp3
    Magnavox Odyssey.mp3
    Matra and Hachette Alice.mp3
    Mattel Aquarius.mp3
    Mattel HyperScan.mp3
    Mattel Intellivision.mp3
    Mega Duck.mp3
    Memotech MTX512.mp3
    Microsoft MS-DOS.mp3
    Microsoft MSX.mp3
    Microsoft MSX2+.mp3
    Microsoft Xbox 10.mp3
    Microsoft Xbox 360.mp3
    Microsoft Xbox One.mp3
    Microsoft Xbox X.mp3
    Microsoft Xbox.mp3
    Mobile.mp3
    MS-DOS.mp3
    MUGEN.mp3
    Namco System 22.mp3
    NEC PC-8801.mp3
    NEC PC-9801.mp3
    NEC PC-FX.mp3
    NEC TurboGrafx-16.mp3
    NEC TurboGrafx-CD.mp3
    Needs Installed.mp3
    Nintendo 3DS.mp3
    Nintendo 64 Disc Drive.mp3
    Nintendo 64.mp3
    Nintendo 64DD.mp3
    Nintendo DS.mp3
    Nintendo Entertainment System.mp3
    Nintendo Famicom Disk System.mp3
    Nintendo Game & Watch.mp3
    Nintendo Game Boy Advance.mp3
    Nintendo Game Boy Color.mp3
    Nintendo Game Boy.mp3
    Nintendo GameCube.mp3
    Nintendo Pokemon Mini.mp3
    Nintendo Satellaview.mp3
    Nintendo Switch.mp3
    Nintendo Virtual Boy.mp3
    Nintendo Wii U.mp3
    Nintendo Wii.mp3
    Nokia N-Gage.mp3
    Not Installed.mp3
    Nuon.mp3
    OpenBOR.mp3
    Oric Atmos.mp3
    Ouya.mp3
    PC Engine SuperGrafx.mp3
    Philips CD-i.mp3
    Philips VG 5000.mp3
    Philips Videopac+.mp3
    Pinball.mp3
    RCA Studio II.mp3
    Recently Added Games.mp3
    Recently Added.mp3
    SAM Coupé.mp3
    Sammy Atomiswave.mp3
    ScummVM.mp3
    Sega 32X.mp3
    Sega CD.mp3
    Sega CDX.mp3
    Sega Dreamcast VMU.mp3
    Sega Dreamcast.mp3
    Sega Game Gear.mp3
    Sega Genesis.mp3
    Sega Hikaru.mp3
    Sega Master System.mp3
    Sega Model 1.mp3
    Sega Model 2.mp3
    Sega Model 3.mp3
    Sega Pico.mp3
    Sega Saturn.mp3
    Sega SC-1000.mp3
    Sega SC-3000.mp3
    Sega ST-V.mp3
    Sega System 16.mp3
    Sega System 32.mp3
    Sega Triforce.mp3
    Sharp MZ-2500.mp3
    Sharp X1.mp3
    Sharp X68000.mp3
    Sinclair ZX Spectrum.mp3
    Sinclair ZX-81.mp3
    SNK Neo Geo AES.mp3
    SNK Neo Geo CD.mp3
    SNK Neo Geo MVS.mp3
    SNK Neo Geo Pocket Color.mp3
    SNK Neo Geo Pocket.mp3
    Sony Playstation 1.mp3
    Sony Playstation 2.mp3
    Sony Playstation 3.mp3
    Sony Playstation 4.mp3
    Sony Playstation 5.mp3
    Sony Playstation Portable.mp3
    Sony Playstation Vita.mp3
    Sony Playstation.mp3
    Sony PocketStation.mp3
    Sony PSP Minis.mp3
    Sony PSP.mp3
    Sord M5.mp3
    Spectravideo.mp3
    Super Nintendo Entertainment System.mp3
    Taito Type X.mp3
    Tandy Trash-80.mp3
    Tandy TRS-80.mp3
    Tapwave Zodiac.mp3
    Texas Instruments TI 99_4A.mp3
    Tiger Game.com.mp3
    Tomy Tutor.mp3
    TRS-80 Color Computer.mp3
    Vector-06C.mp3
    Virtual Reality.mp3
    VTech CreatiVision.mp3
    VTech Socrates.mp3
    Watara Supervision.mp3
    Web Browser.mp3
    Windows 3.X.mp3
    Windows.mp3
    WonderSwan Color.mp3
    WonderSwan.mp3
    WoW Action Max.mp3
    XaviXPORT.mp3
    ZiNc.mp3
    -Enjoy

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  8. Fading Elegance Pause Theme - Designed with 4k Large Screens & TVs in mind.

    PauseTheme that matches the Fading Elegance theme. Designed with 4k Large Screens & TVs in mind. 
    "Fading Elegance v1" and "Fading Elegance v1+" Theme
    Matching Startup-Exit Theme - can be used with any theme of course
    The pause button in the center is animated. It loops from Pause to Play.
    Includes a text file with instructions
    Funny Fact - Look at the Play Count on the screenshot; well I used the 4 different 007 games in Gamecube to test my changes every time I would make a change. Between the 4 games in my collection, I have played them 430 times when you add them together. Thats a lot of starting and stopping. - 
    The video shows the Startup, Pause and Exit
    Thanks @faeran & @Retro808 for the help
    -Enjoy
     

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  9. Fading Elegance - StartupTheme - Designed with 4K Large Screens & TVs in Mind

    Startup/Exit Theme that matches the Fading Elegance theme. Designed with 4k Large Screens & TVs in mind. 
    "Fading Elegance v1" and "Fading Elegance v1+"  Theme
    Matching Pause Theme - can be used with any theme of course
    The star-burst smoothly slides in from the right resting behind the Clear Logog and then continues to rotate making it look like a live star.
    There's a green animated loading bar above the "NOW LOADING (not in real-time)" 
    Funny Fact - Look at the Play Count on the screenshot; well I used the 4 different 007 games in Gamecube to test my changes every time I would make a change. Between the 4 games in my collection, I have played them 430 times when you add them together. Thats a lot of starting and stopping. - 
    The video shows the Startup, Pause and Exit
    -Enjoy

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  10. Generic Television Commercial Platform Videos

    I did a similar set of Television Commercial Platform Videos that had a background & borders and was more designed for themes using video snaps on the right side.
    They turned out to be pretty popular. So I decided to do a generic set without the borders and backgrounds.
    Some of the screenshots are more blurry than the actual videos. (Keep in mind that television was 480 and over-the-air back then. These things are really hard to find, especially with a decent quality)
    Some of the videos are the same commercials, some are new
    These are being showcased in my NEW Fading Elegance v1+ theme

    Still looking for more commercials, so feel free to share if you have some!
    This set includes (so far):
    3DO Interactive (Multiplayer - you may have to rename depending on your setup)  
    Arcade
    Atari 2600
    Atari 5200
    Atari 7800
    Atari Jaguar
    Atari Lynx
    Atari ST
    ColecoVision
    Commodore Amiga
    Mattel Intellivision
    Microsoft Xbox 360
    Microsoft Xbox
    NEC TurboGrafx-16
    Nintendo 3DS
    Nintendo 64
    Nintendo DS
    Nintendo Entertainment System
    Nintendo Game Boy Advance
    Nintendo Game Boy Color
    Nintendo Game Boy
    Nintendo GameCube
    Nintendo Switch
    Nintendo Wii U
    Nintendo Wii
    Pinball
    ScummVM
    Sega 32X
    Sega CD
    Sega Dreamcast
    Sega Game Gear
    Sega Genesis
    Sega Saturn
    SNK Neo Geo AES
    SNK Neo Geo Pocket Color
    Sony Playstation
    Sony Playstation 2
    Sony Playstation 3
    Sony PSP
    Super Nintendo Entertainment System
    Windows
    WonderSwan Color
       -Enjoy

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  11. The Mix

    Mixed up batch of sounds. I use with my Fading Elegance theme.
    Startup - Retro Pac-Man Get Ready
    Back - Sci-Fi
    Move - Software NO or Error
    Select - Swords
       -Enjoy!

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  12. PC Board Travel (4K & 1080)

    I made a startup video for my setups, thought I would share. It is 4K (HEVC) but works fine with 720 and 1080 setups
    There are now more than one version that varies in time from 5-30 seconds and one without voice.
    After a few seconds of video it also says "I am starting your gaming system now, one moment please"
    Enjoy!
     

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  13. Unified meets Colorful - Hillbilly Edition

    To Hillbilly or NOT to Hillbilly, that is the question!
    This is my first attempt with themes and I'm not sure if it was is ready to share yet, but I did. I'm sure there are things that need fixin' that I haven't found yet. It sure ain't perfect and I'm still a workin' on it as I learn.
    I want to especially thank the folks that replied to my questions in the forums as I worked on this. I also want to say thanks to ALL the great folks of the LB/BB community that simply contribute. They are incredible folks spending 1000s of hours of their time creating new content or taking ideas that others have shared and coming up with new things, designs and looks and share it with us. I am sure many of you can do it with this theme even and reciprocate it back to all of us. Enough about that.
    Bigbox is all about being able to customize things to your preferences. I really like much of the different Unified themes out there. I also really like the Colorful themes and the Colorful videos.
    Hillbillies patch things together with bailing wire and duct tape. Me being a "briarhopper" aka hillbilly (couldn't find enough artwork for briarhoppers), and patching things together like we do, I borrowed from the different version of the Unified and Colorful themes. The Hillbilly Edition theme is more of a Unified type theme, but I added some of the features and colors to go well with the Colorful videos, like the Fanart Backgrounds I created for it.
    One of the main reasons I decided to try to do this was to do something more with Play Modes. I wanted, especially for my large collection, a easy way to see the play modes quickly. So I turned all this into my own mess the best I could.
    In the older days, you had Single or Multiplayer games, but now there are so many more play mode options. Now there are play modes like Single, Local Multiplayer, MMO (online multiplayer), Co-op, PvP, Simultaneous, Alternating, Shared Screen, Split Screen, Virtual Reality, and all the others and different combinations of them. If you watched the video, maybe you noticed the Players section shown at the bottom of the video. I created over 120+ playmode images to accomplish this (Of course, I still have many games that are not fixed in my collection and you will see that too).
    It was pretty easy to change all my Play Modes using the bulk edit feature in LaunchBox, and of course I continue to fix games if I find one that isn't correct or has no play mode as I run across them.
    In the screenshots, I tried showing the different Platforms first, then the Wheel Games, then the Text Games views. There is also one screenshot of each platform that is without the hillbilly using the Un-hillbilly video borders. The video shows more.
    Video Example
    What's used in the video:
    - Startup Video
    - Robot Voices sound pack
    - Hillbilly Edition theme (templates are included in the appropriate folders to personalize)
    - Colorful videos (with a few generic platform videos I attempted to make, that can be downloaded from here)
    - Platform Clear Logos (included in the theme)
    - Gold Rating Stars (included in the theme)
    - Platform Fanart Background images (included in the theme)
    - Hillbilly Edition-Startup Theme
    - Hillbilly Edition-Pause Theme
    Other Downloads: (you might be able to use some of these in other themes)
    - Un-hillbilly VideoBorders if you want to remove the hillbilly 
    - VideoBorders without the Play Mode legend (looks cleaner and not really needed once you get the hang of how the play mode images work)
    - Fanart Platform backgrounds to match the Colorful videos (these are included in theme)
    - Different colors of Star Icons for rating stars
    - Legend template & Legend Images to make you own legends for Play Modes.
    - Blank Clear Logo image to make you own Platform Clear Logos
    - Colorful type platform videos I made until Viking makes the good stuff.
    - Extra Platform and Collection Backgrounds (500 of them, most were included with one of the other Unified versions)
    Instructions:
    Download & extract. Place the "Hillbilly Edition" folder in the "..\Launchbox\theme\" folder
    Download any of the extra things you might like to use or change, like the VideoBorders or Stars. Each download should have a Readme.txt in it as well as the template (if there was one). A lot of the stuff is included with the theme already, so check above to make sure not to download it again. I uploaded them seperate so folks might download them to use with other themes, like folks using the Colorful videos might like the Fanart Backgrounds.
    Additional Notes:
    - To stop spinning game cartidges, you need to go into BB Options > Views and make sure to check "Remember Seperate View for Each Platform", then back out of the Options and use the <TAB> key on your keyboard to change views until you get the views you want.
    - If you want to change the Options background, there are a couple alternates called Background (Alt).jpg, just rename the one you want to use to "Background.jpg" or put any jpg image you want to use in the MainMenu folder and name it to Background.jpg. (I recommend at least 1920x1080, but I tried using 3840x2160 throught the theme)
    - To achieve the side-ways view of the cartridges, I turned all my cartridge images 90 degrees using a free image editor called FS-Image Editor in just a couple minutes.
    - I also resize all my images using FS-Image Editor (usually once a year or so). It can save a ton of HDD space and it also makes everything more uniform. So if you have something out of whack as far as sizes, like boxes way to big, you might wanna give this a try.
    Bonus:
    I wanted to make sure anyone could change the theme as easy as possible to their own tastes. Dont like something I did in the theme? No problem, swap out the hillbilly for a picture of your dog. I have included all the Photoshop templates. Some as simple as clicking things off/on and saving your changes. You can completely re-do about any part of the theme using nothing more that Photoshop and Notepad++. I just barely get by with Photoshop, so if I can do it, I'm sure you can too.
    I hope you enjoy the theme!! I appreciate any and all comments, reviews, likes, etc.. If ya have any questions or issues, let me know and I will get back as best I can.

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  14. Robot Voices

    Startup says "Let the games begin"
    Select says "Selected"
    Back says "Going Back"
    Move says "Okay"
    -- Enjoy

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  15. The Papaw-Startup Theme (4K Tested)

    This is a redux of the awesome "Just Simple Startup Theme". A Big thanks to BlazingRyuu for his contribution and allowing me to share a modded version of it. It was designed for 4K, but seems to work fine on 1080 as well.
    Features:
    The backgrounds are from the game itself and pulled from the Fanart Backgrounds folder
    Animated loading bar (it loops for slower systems)
    Nice small 3D Box in the upper left corner (will default back to 2D Box if no 3D is available)
    Nice small clearlogo in upper right corner
    Play count on bottom right corner
    There are now 3 versions of the "Default.xaml file. Small, Medium and Large. They change the size of the Boxart in the upper left hand corner. Rename the one you wish to use to "Default.xaml". 
    The screenshots show the small cornered artwork. I added a couple more screenshots at the end that show the medium and large box arts.
    Install:
    Unzip and drop the "The Papaw-Startup Theme" folder into your ..\Launchbox\StartupThemes\ folder. (Folder name has to remain The Papaw-Startup Theme)
    Choose the Box art size you wish to use by picking the correct Default.xaml file aand making sure it is named to Default.xaml (will default to Medium)
    The Roboto-Light font is included in the font folder if you wish it to match the screenshots. To install it on your PC (just click on it and follow the Windows prompts)
    Choose it in the BigBox Options. That's pretty much it.
    If you have a platform that doesn't work, make a copy of the "Default.xaml" and rename it to the problem platform and give that a try.
    I also did a remake of the of the "Big Fade" Pause theme to go along with this startup theme, the only changes made too it was I changed the font to match this and it now pulls the Fanart Backgrounds artwork instead of screenshot artwork.
    Pause theme I modded to match this: The Papaw-Pause Theme
    Don't forget to rate and leave comments and questions!
    Enjoy!!

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  16. The Papaw-Pause Theme (4K Tested)

    This is a redux of the awesome "Big Fade Pause" theme. A Big thanks to Retro808 for his contribution and allowing me to share a modded version of it. It was designed for 4K, but seems to work fine on 1080 as well.
    I tested this with the usual emulators, if you look at the screenshots you can see the ones used, the N64 is using RetroArch. The PCSX2 is buggy, sometime it works, sometimes it doesn't. Sometimes doing it a 2nd time will kill the process, but not always.
    The main changes I made to it was I changed the font to match the font I used with the Startup Theme and it pulls the Fanart Background artwork.
    Install:
    Unzip and drop the "The Papaw-Pause Theme" folder into your ..\Launchbox\PauseThemes\ folder.
    The Roboto-Light font is included in the font folder if you wish it to match the screenshots. To install it on your PC (just click on it and follow the Windows prompts)
    Choose it in the BigBox Options. That's pretty much it.
    I also did this remake to go along with the of the redux of my version of the "Just Simple Startup Theme". The "The Papaw-Startup Theme"
     
    Don't forget to rate and leave comments and questions!
    Enjoy!!

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  17. MASSIVE - 100's of Full Size Videos focusing on Genre/Categories

    This post became corrupt or something and I couldn't update it correctly. Please visit the REPLACEMENT POST for the updated videos.
    My Other Stuff:
    1000's of Clear Logos focusing on Genres/Categories My Other Video Sets:
    NEW - Extreme Gamer Collection - Genre/Category based (works great with COLORFUL, Unified Redux and most other themes that like videos?) Ultimate Set with Playlist Beginner Setup Guide - Genre/Category based (videos geared to left side wheels, smaller in size and easier to download) MASSIVE Set - 100's of Full Size Videos focusing on Genre/Categories (Replacement for this post) TV Commercial Platform Videos MASSIVE #2 Set - 100's of Videos focusing on Genre/Categories - Genre/Category based (videos made forRetro Console Theme V2)  
    Feel free to leave comments, questions and suggestions and I will get back as soon as I can.

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  18. MASSIVE #2 - 100's of Videos focusing on Genre/Categories (part of The Papaw TV Collection)

    These are redesigned from my other videos that match my Clear Logos packs. Cemfundog  and I collaborated on this and using his design I created these to go with his animated Retro Console Theme v2. They may or may not work with other themes, I haven't checked.

    These are also much smaller in file size.
    Since they are individual files, you can download just the ones you want.  There are a some samples videos below. (screenshots really don't let you experience the "video" portion). 
    Link to the matching Clear Logos:
    1000's of Clear Logos focusing on Genres/Categories  Other video sets I have made
    NEW - Extreme Gamer Collection (center based, works with COLORFUL and most other themes) Ultimate Playlist Beginner Setup Guide & Starter Collection (with New Video Sets, smaller in size and easier to download) MASSIVE - 100's of Full Sized Videos focusing on Genre/Categories TV Commercial Platform Videos Download Retro Console Theme: Retro Console Theme or Retro Console Theme V2 (I use this one)
    The videos look pretty amazing with the Retro Console Theme v2. The videos specs are:
    1920x1080 30-40 seconds (looping) Title bounces in at 15 seconds These are simple drag-n-drop into your: "...\Launchbox\Videos\Playlists\" directory. I will be uploading them by letter ("A's", then "B's", etc.) as I get them done. (This time I done the "Play Modes" first as asked for)
    I hope you enjoy them and a big thanks to cemfundog for his awesome themes. 
    Feel free to leave me some feedback, review, comments, questions and suggestions and I will get back as soon as I can.
     

    All Games.mp4 Avatar.mp4 Split Screen.mp4 8-Player Alternating.mp4 Demolition Derby.mp4

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  19. MASSIVE - 100's of Full Size Videos focusing on Genre/Categories (Screenshots and Links)

    These are full sized genre/category based videos I did to work with my Clear Logos & Playlists sets (link below). You can download the individual videos files or the entire set using the 14 files at the bottom. They work with most of the themes I have tried. The screenshots messed up on the original post so I created this one to replace it. I had made a few changes to some of the videos that I was saving for an update, but instead uploaded everything here. 
    Screenshot 01-05 is using the Unified Redux theme
    Screenshot 06-10 is using the Retro Console theme
    Screenshot 11-15 is using the Default theme in BigBox
    Here is a sample video. (using the Unified Redux to show full size)
     
    The videos are nothing fancy and there are lots of them (almost 500). The videos specs are:
    1920x1080 Around 30-40 seconds (looping) Title bounces in at 15 seconds These are simple drag-n-drop into your  "...\Launchbox\Videos\Playlists\" folder or "...\Launchbox\THEME YOU ARE USING\Videos\Playlists\" folder.
    To get the complete set:
    Download the 14 files below Put all the files into the same folder Extract
      Matching Clear Logos (includes auto-generated playlists)
    1000's of Clear Logos focusing on Genres/Categories  (all the videos here are using these Clear Logos) My other video sets:
    NEW - Extreme Gamer Collection (center based, works with COLORFUL and most other themes)
     
    Ultimate Set with Playlist Beginner Setup Guide (videos geared to left side wheels, smaller in size and easier to download) (the EASY way to get you started with genres/categories setup on your rig(s). Instructions, clear logos, playlists and videos, all in one place)  
    TV Commercial Platform Videos  
    MASSIVE #2 - 100's of Videos focusing on Genre/Categories (made for Retro Console Theme V2) - No video for this set yet
    A huge thanks to Jason, cemfundog & Viking (and all others if I forgot to mention) for all their hard work and contributions!

    Enjoy!  Feel free to leave comments, questions and suggestions and I will get back as soon as I can.
    Playlists.7z.001 Playlists.7z.002
    Playlists.7z.003
    Playlists.7z.004
    Playlists.7z.005
    Playlists.7z.006
    Playlists.7z.007
    Playlists.7z.008
    Playlists.7z.009 Playlists.7z.010 Playlists.7z.011 Playlists.7z.012 Playlists.7z.013 Playlists.7z.014

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  20. Ultimate Playlist Beginner Setup Guide & Starter Collection (with New Video Set)

    Someone asked me to post this to help them get their playlists set up after seeing one of my rigs. I thought it might be helpful to others as well. If you have ever wanted to get into using the Playlists features in BigBox the easy way, this just might be what you've been looking for. A huge thanks goes out to Viking for giving me permission to use some of his videos to incorporate into these sets. He does absolutely amazing work! Thank you Sir!
    Here is a short video showing what you will (sorta) have when you are finished (we all have different games): 
    The videos used are a new design and are different from my other sets. There are links to those below.  I am using the Retro Console Theme v2 for this guide, but the principles are the same and should work with most of the current themes, but the videos snaps used in the guide are more geared towards those themes that offer left sided Vertical Wheels. If you follow the entire guide, after your finished you will be a Pro with how Launchbox uses the playlists, videos, clear logos, etc..
    If you are new to Launchbox or how the playlists, images, videos, etc., work in Launchbox, I strongly suggest that you start out using the Retro Console Theme (or v2) to set everything up. This will give you what is in the sample video. After you have it all set up, and you know everything is working, you can experiment with different themes, video sets, playlists, etc..
    Here is how to do it:
    After you have Launchbox installed and all your games imported, make a backup or a copy of your entire Launchbox folder so you can always go back if you make a mistake. The path should be something like "c:\program files\launchbox", depending on where you installed Launchbox.
    First thing to do is to download one of the Retro Console Themes, they can be found here:
    Retro Console Theme or Retro Console Theme V2
    After you have the theme installed and working as you like, change your views in the theme to the following:
    Default Startup View: Platform Categories
    Games List View: Vertical Wheel 2
    Platforms List View: Platform Wheel 4 - (you can always change these later to your personal tastes)
       - To get to these settings: <ESC> on your keyboard, go down to Options, then Views, then press <ENTER>
    Next you need to download the following 4 files:
    Complete Clear Logo Set.zip - (visit the post to download them individually or by set) Complete Ultimate Platforms Video (at the bottom of the Download this file list) Complete Ultimate Platform Categories Video (at the bottom of the Download this file list) Complete Ultimate Playlists Video Set.zip.mp4 (at the bottom of the Download this file list) (All the files can be downloaded individually if you prefer using the Download this file button)
    After all the files have been downloaded, the first thing you need to do is rename the three downloaded VIDEO files (you need to remove the .mp4 from the end of them). So, "Complete Ultimate Playlists Video Set.zip.mp4"  will be renamed to "Complete Ultimate Playlists Video Set.zip" and so on. (I had to do this to allow me to upload the complete set as a zip file. This section of the forums doesn't allow .zip extensions). Make sure to do the 3 of them before trying to extract them.
    After they have been renamed, extract all 4 files. When you extract the Complete Clear Logo Set.zip, it will be the close to 500 individual sets of zipped files that are .7z and will have to be extracted again. (I had to do this for upload/download size because the forum didn't accept the .7z format)
    Now using the Readme.txt in the extracted folders, drop-n-drag everything where it needs to go.
    Once you get everything copied into its proper place, open BigBox and go into the settings and "Refresh All Images"
       -To get to these settings:  <ESC> on your keyboard, go down to Options, then Image Cache, then press <ENTER>, then down to "Refresh All Images" and press <ENTER>
    Note: BigBox will be a bit slow at first as all the new images need to load and cached, this is normal, after everything is cached up it'll be good-to-go.
    Don't forget to configure your controller so you can easily switch between Platforms, Platform Categories, Playlists, etc..
    This is a super simple way to get started with using playlists and genres/categories. I hope this has been helpful. Now you can fully customize as your heart desires with different themes, modifying your genre/category data of your games, playlists, videos, etc..
    If you add new games or have games that are not appearing in your new playlist setup, go to the game in Launchbox, right-click on it and select "edit" and change the genre(s) to match the categories you would like it to appear in from the drop-down. Launchbox should update all your playlists for you! 
    If you add any new genre(s) and create new additional auto-generated playlists, each one will need a new clear logo (for each platform used) and a video snap created for it in order to match this set. I will try to upload all my templates later so you can make your own clear logos and videos after I get everything done. I will try to do requests, but try to make them for genres that have at least 5-10 games through out all the platforms.
    If you have modified or customized playlists, you can add these, but be careful not to over-write your current ones. 
    Links to my clear logo packs and other videos sets - you can download them individually or by collection:
    Clear Logo Sets NEW - Extreme Gamer Collection Videos (works with COLORFUL and most other themes) Massive #1 Videos - full screen videos Massive #2 Videos - made for Retro Console Theme V2 using matching fonts, etc. TV Commercial Platform Videos Please leave questions, suggestions, comments & reviews below and I will get back as soon as I can.

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  21. TV Commercial Platform Videos

    A set of 40 Platform videos that show TV commercials for the respective platform. They work with all my other stuff (links below). Set includes the platforms listed below.
    Here is a sample video
     
    3DO Interactive Arcade Atari 2600 Atari 5200 Atari 7800 Atari Jaguar Atari Lynx Atari ST ColecoVision Commodore Amiga Mattel Intellivision Microsoft Xbox Microsoft Xbox 360 NEC TurboGrafx-16 Nintendo 3DS Nintendo 64 Nintendo DS Nintendo Entertainment System Nintendo Game Boy Advance Nintendo Game Boy Color Nintendo GameCube Nintendo Switch Nintendo Wii Nintendo Wii U ScummVM Sega 32X Sega CD SegaW Dreamcast Sega Game Gear Sega Genesis Sega Saturn SNK Neo Geo AES SNK Neo Geo Pocket Color Sony Playstation Sony Playstation 2 Sony Playstation 3 Sony PSP Super Nintendo Entertainment System Windows Wonderswan Color My other stuff:
    Ultimate Playlist Beginner Setup Guide & Starter Collection (set includes new set of videos, logos & playlists) 1000's of Clear Logos focusing on Genres/Categories MASSIVE - 100's of Full Size Videos focusing on Genre/Categories MASSIVE #2 - 100's of Videos focusing on Genre/Categories Feel free to leave comments, questions and suggestions and I will get back as soon as I can.

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