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Please note: This is not a complete theme. Instead, it is a set of themes, each one designed around a particular retro system.

Ever since BigBox allowed you to have different themes for each platform, I've wanted to undertake a project like this. The CoverBox project is one where my goal is to recreate retro console's boxart as a BigBox Theme. Each Theme will consist of 1 or 2 game views, specifically designed for 1 system in mind. This is NOT a complete theme, but a game view meant to be used with your favorite theme of choice.

I will be trying to make each theme in this set as light-weight as possible, trying to get the best performance out of Bigbox. Each theme is designed for a 1080p screen, however, they have also been tested for 720p and 4k.

P.S. I created graphic assets for the star ratings. Please feel free to use them in your theme.

Most of the themes utilize the HelperControl by @NJDave71 and ListBox Scroll Center for BigBox by @Grila  (Thanks!).

 

CoverBox - Game Gear

Welcome to CoverBox - Game Gear. This theme come with 1 game view that is inspired by the Game Gear game box. This view utilizes your video snaps, game box, game carts, and clear logos. Other pieces of information include Genre, Play Mode, Developer, Release Year, ESRB Rating, and Community Star Rating.

There are 2 theme variants included in the download:

  • CoverBox - Game Gear - Game Box/Cart/Disc animation (covers the game list, stopping you from using this version with game options)
  • CoverBox - Game Gear 2 - Removes the animation, allowing you to use the game options

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Installation Instructions

1. Open the CoverBox - Game Gear file and drag the folder into your LaunchBox\Themes folder.
2. Go into the CoverBox - Game Gear\Fonts folder and install the fonts.
3. Open BigBox, go to Options > Controller Buttons (and/or Keyboard Mappings), set a key to Switch Theme.
4. Navigate to your Game Gear platform in BigBox, hit your Switch Theme key and choose CoverBox - Game Gear.

 

 

CoverBox - PS2

Welcome to CoverBox - PS2. This theme come with 1 game view that is inspired by the PlayStation 2 game box. This view utilizes your video snaps, game box, game discs, and clear logos. Other pieces of information include Genre, Play Mode, Developer, Publisher, Release Year, ESRB Rating, and Community Star Rating. 

The contents of the zip file include both disc spinning and non-disc spinning versions.

  • CoverBox - PS2.zip
    • CoverBox - PS2
    • CoverBox - PS2 Spin

 

 

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Installation Instructions

1. Open the CoverBox - PS2 file and drag the folders into your LaunchBox\Themes folder.
2. Go into your CoverBox - PS2\Fonts folder and install all the fonts in there.
3. Open BigBox, go to Options > Controller Buttons (and/or Keyboard Mappings), set a key to Switch Theme.
4. Navigate to your Playstation 2 platform in BigBox, hit your Switch Theme key and choose the version of CoverBox - PS2 you wish to use.

 

CoverBox - PSX

Welcome to CoverBox - PSX. This theme come with 1 game view that is inspired by the PlayStation 1 game box. This view utilizes your video snaps, game box, game discs, and clear logos. Other pieces of information include Genre, Play Mode, Developer, Publisher, Release Year, ESRB Rating, and Community Star Rating. There are 2 distinct themes in this set, one depicting the NTSC cover, and the other depicting the PAL cover. Each version consists of a version of the theme where the disc spins, and one where the disc doesn't spin.

The contents of each zip file include both disc spinning and non-disc spinning versions.

  • CoverBox - PSX NTSC.zip
    • CoverBox - PSX NTSC
    • CoverBox - PSC NTSC Spin
  • CoverBox - PSX PAL.zip
    • CoverBox - PSX PAL
    • CoverBox - PSX PAL Spin

 

 

 

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Installation Instructions

1. Open the CoverBox - PSX NTSC or CoverBox - PSX PAL file and drag the folder into your LaunchBox\Themes folder.
2. Go into your CoverBox - PSX \Fonts folder and install all the fonts in there.
3. Open BigBox, go to Options > Controller Buttons (and/or Keyboard Mappings), set a key to Switch Theme.
4. Navigate to your Playstation 1 platform in BigBox, hit your Switch Theme key and choose the version of CoverBox - PSX you wish to use.

 

CoverBox - Sega Saturn

Welcome to CoverBox - Sega Saturn. This theme come with 1 game view that is inspired by the Sega Saturn game box. This view utilizes your video snaps, game box, game carts, and clear logos. Other pieces of information include Genre, Play Mode, Developer, Release Year, ESRB Rating, and Community Star Rating. Thanks to @whoozwah for the assets.

There are 2 theme variants included in the download:

  • CoverBox - Sega Saturn - Game Box/Cart/Disc animation (covers the game list, stopping you from using this version with game options)
  • CoverBox - Sega Saturn 2 - Removes the animation, allowing you to use the game options

 

 

Details

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Installation Instructions

1. Open the CoverBox - Sega Saturn file and drag the folder into your LaunchBox\Themes folder.
2. Go into the CoverBox - Sega Saturn\Fonts folder and install the fonts.
3. Open BigBox, go to Options > Controller Buttons (and/or Keyboard Mappings), set a key to Switch Theme.
4. Navigate to your Sega Saturn platform in BigBox, hit your Switch Theme key and choose CoverBox - Sega Saturn.

 

CoverBox - 32X

Welcome to CoverBox - 32X. This theme come with 1 game view that is inspired by the 32X game box. This view utilizes your video snaps, game box, game carts, and clear logos. Other pieces of information include Genre, Play Mode, Developer, Release Year, ESRB Rating, and Community Star Rating. Thanks @whoozwah for the background.

There are 2 theme variants included in the download:

  • CoverBox - 32X - Game Box/Cart/Disc animation (covers the game list, stopping you from using this version with game options)
  • CoverBox - 32X 2 - Removes the animation, allowing you to use the game options

 

Details

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Installation Instructions

1. Open the CoverBox - 32X file and drag the folder into your LaunchBox\Themes folder.
2. Go into the CoverBox - 32X\Fonts folder and install the fonts.
3. Open BigBox, go to Options > Controller Buttons (and/or Keyboard Mappings), set a key to Switch Theme.
4. Navigate to your 32X platform in BigBox, hit your Switch Theme key and choose CoverBox - 32X.

 

CoverBox - Sega Mark III

Welcome to CoverBox - Sega Mark III Gold. This theme comes with 1 game view that is inspired by the Sega Mark III Gold Cartridge game box. This view utilizes your video snaps, game boxes, game carts, and clear logos. Other pieces of information include Title, Genre, Developer, Release Year, and Community Star Rating. 

 

 

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CoverBox - Dreamcast

Welcome to CoverBox - Dreamcast. This theme comes with 1 game view that is inspired by the Sega Dreamcast game box. This view utilizes your video snaps, game box, game discs, and clear logos. Other pieces of information include Genre, Developer, Release Year, ESRB Rating, and Community Star Rating. Thanks to @broskiplays for the help on this theme.

There are 2 theme variants included in the download:

  • CoverBox - Dreamcast - Game Box/Cart/Disc animation (covers the game list, stopping you from using this version with game options)
  • CoverBox - Dreamcast 2 - Removes the animation, allowing you to use the game options

 

 

 

Details

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Installation Instructions

1. Open the CoverBox - Dreamcast.zip file and drag the folder into your LaunchBox\Themes folder.
2. Go into the CoverBox - Sega CD\Fonts folder and install the Exo-Regular.otf and Segan-Light.ttf fonts
3. Open BigBox, go to Options > Controller Buttons (and/or Keyboard Mappings), set a key to Switch Theme.
4. Navigate to your Sega Dreamcast platform in BigBox, hit your Switch Theme key and choose CoverBox - Dreamcast.

 

CoverBox - Sega CD

Welcome to CoverBox - Sega CD. This theme comes with 1 game view that is inspired by the Sega CD game box. This view utilizes your video snaps, game box, game discs, and clear logos. Other pieces of information include Genre, Play Mode, Developer, Release Year, ESRB Rating, and Community Star Rating.

There are 2 theme variants included in the download:

  • CoverBox - Sega CD - Game Box/Cart/Disc animation (covers the game list, stopping you from using this version with game options)
  • CoverBox - Sega CD 2 - Removes the animation, allowing you to use the game options

 

Details

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Installation Instructions

1. Open the CoverBox - Sega CD.zip file and drag the folder into your LaunchBox\Themes folder.
2. Go into the CoverBox - Sega CD\Fonts folder and install the Exo-Regular.otf font
3. Open BigBox, go to Options > Controller Buttons (and/or Keyboard Mappings), set a key to Switch Theme.
4. Navigate to your Sega CD platform in BigBox, hit your Switch Theme key and choose CoverBox - Sega CD.

 

CoverBox - Genesis Red / CoverBox - Mega Drive Blue

Welcome to CoverBox - Genesis Red and CoverBox - Mega Drive Blue. These themes come with 1 game view that is inspired by their respective system's game box. These views utilize your video snaps, game box, game carts, and clear logos. Other pieces of information include Genre, Play Mode, Developer, Release Year, ESRB Rating, and Community Star Rating.

There are 2 theme variants included in each download:

  • CoverBox - Genesis Red - Game Box/Cart/Disc animation (covers the game list, stopping you from using this version with game options)
  • CoverBox - Genesis Red 2 - Removes the animation, allowing you to use the game options
  • CoverBox - Mega Drive Blue - Game Box/Cart/Disc animation (covers the game list, stopping you from using this version with game options)
  • CoverBox - Genesis Red 2 - Removes the animation, allowing you to use the game options

 

Details

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Installation Instructions

1. Open the CoverBox - Genesis Red.zip or CoverBox - Mega Drive Blue file and drag the folder into your LaunchBox\Themes folder.
2. Go into the CoverBox - Genesis Red\Fonts folder and install the Exo-Regular.otf font or in the CoverBox - Mega Drive Blue\Fonts folder and install the Assiduous.ttf and Exo-Regular.otf fonts
3. Open BigBox, go to Options > Controller Buttons (and/or Keyboard Mappings), set a key to Switch Theme.
4. Navigate to your Genesis / Mega Drive platform in BigBox, hit your Switch Theme key and choose CoverBox - Genesis Red or CoverBox - Mega Drive Blue.

 

CoverBox - Master System

Welcome to CoverBox - Master System. This theme comes with 1 game view that is inspired by a Sega Master System game box. This views utilize your video snaps, game box, and clear logos. Other pieces of information include Genre, Play Mode, Developer, Release Year, and Community Star Rating.

Details

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Installation Instructions

1. Open the CoverBox - Master System.zip file and drag the folder into your LaunchBox\Themes folder.
2. Go into the CoverBox - Master System\Fonts folder and install the font in that folder.
3. Open BigBox, go to Options > Controller Buttons (and/or Keyboard Mappings), set a key to Switch Theme.
4. Navigate to your Sega Master System platform in BigBox, hit your Switch Theme key and choose CoverBox - Master System.

 

CoverBox - Game Boy Advance

Welcome to CoverBox - Game Boy Advance. This theme comes with 1 game view that is inspired by a Game Boy Advance game box. This views utilize your video snaps and clear logos. Other pieces of information include Developer, Publisher, Release Year, and ESRB Rating.

Details

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Installation Instructions

1. Open the CoverBox - GameBoy Advance.zip file and drag the folder into your LaunchBox\Themes folder.
2. Go into the CoverBox - GameBoy Advance\Fonts folder and install the font in that folder.
3. Open BigBox, go to Options > Controller Buttons (and/or Keyboard Mappings), set a key to Switch Theme.
4. Navigate to your Game Boy Advance platform in BigBox, hit your Switch Theme key and choose CoverBox - GameBoy Advance.

 

CoverBox - VirtualBoy

Welcome to CoverBox - VirtualBoy. This theme comes with 1 game view that is inspired by a VirtualBoy game box. This views utilize your video snaps and clear logos. Other pieces of information include Developer, Publisher, Release Year, and ESRB Rating.

Details

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Installation Instructions

1. Open the CoverBox - VirtualBoy.zip file and drag the folder into your LaunchBox\Themes folder.
2. Go into the CoverBox - VirtualBoy\Fonts folder and install the font in that folder.
3. Open BigBox, go to Options > Controller Buttons (and/or Keyboard Mappings), set a key to Switch Theme.
4. Navigate to your VirtualBoy platform in BigBox, hit your Switch Theme key and choose CoverBox - VirtualBoy.

 

CoverBox - Wii

Please note: This theme relies heavily on the font used.  Using a different font may impact the design with an undesired effect. Please install the font before using this theme.

CoverBox - Wii is designed for 1080p and 4k displays. CoverBox - Wii - 720p is designed for only 720p displays.

For 4k displays, please make sure Windows text scaling is set to 200%.

Welcome to CoverBox - Wii. This theme comes with 1 game view that is inspired by a Wii game case. This views utilize your video snaps and clear logos. Other pieces of information include Developer, Publisher, Release Year, Play Mode, ESRB Rating, and Community Rating.

Details

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Installation Instructions

1. Open the CoverBox - Wii.zip (or CoverBox - Wii - 720p.zip) file and drag the folder into your LaunchBox\Themes folder.
2. Go into the CoverBox - Wii\Fonts folder and install the font in that folder.
3. Open BigBox, go to Options > Controller Buttons (and/or Keyboard Mappings), set a key to Switch Theme.
4. Navigate to your Wii platform in BigBox, hit your Switch Theme key and choose CoverBox - Wii (or CoverBox - Wii - 720p).

 

CoverBox - Wii Ware

This theme is an offshoot of the CoverBox - Wii theme. The only change is the logo. Please Download the CoverBox - Wii Ware.zip file, but follow the instructions for CoverBox - Wii.

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CoverBox - Game Boy

Welcome to CoverBox - Game Boy. This theme comes with 1 game view that is inspired by a Game Boy game box. This views utilize your 4:3 video snaps and clear logos. Other pieces of information include Developer, Publisher, Release Year, Play Mode, ESRB Rating, and Community Rating.

Details

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Installation Instructions

1. Open the CoverBox - GameBoy.zip file and drag the folder into your LaunchBox\Themes folder.
2. Go into the CoverBox - GameBoy\Fonts folder and install the BebasNeue Regular font and the DIsposableDroidBB font.
3. Open BigBox, go to Options > Controller Buttons (and/or Keyboard Mappings), set a key to Switch Theme.
4. Navigate to your Game Boy platform, hit your Switch Theme key and choose CoverBox - Game Boy.

 

CoverBox - Game Boy Color

Welcome to CoverBox - Game Boy Color. This theme comes with 1 game view that is inspired by a Game Boy Color game box. This views utilize your 4:3 video snaps and clear logos. Other pieces of information include Developer, Publisher, Release Year, Play Mode, ESRB Rating, and Community Rating.

 

Details

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Installation Instructions

1. Open the CoverBox - GameBoy Color.zip file and drag the folder into your LaunchBox\Themes folder.
2. Go into the CoverBox - GameBoy Color\Fonts folder and install the BebasNeue Regular font and the DIsposableDroidBB font.
3. Open BigBox, go to Options > Controller Buttons (and/or Keyboard Mappings), set a key to Switch Theme.
4. Navigate to your Game Boy Color platform, hit your Switch Theme key and choose CoverBox - Game Boy Color.

 

CoverBox - GameCube

Welcome to CoverBox - GameCube. There are 2 separate theme downloads. Each theme comes with 1 game view that is inspired by a GameCube game box. These views utilize your 4:3 video snaps, Background Fanart, and clear logos. Other pieces of information include Platform name, Developer, Release Year, Play Mode, ESRB Rating, Genre, and Community Rating.

Details

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CoverBox - GameCube

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Installation Instructions

1. Open the CoverBox - GameCube.zip (or CoverBox  - GameCube 2.zip) file and drag the folder into your LaunchBox\Themes folder.
2. Go into the CoverBox - GameCube\Fonts folder and install the BebasNeue Regular font.
3. Open BigBox, go to Options > Controller Buttons (and/or Keyboard Mappings), set a key to Switch Theme.
4. Navigate to your GameCube platform, hit your Switch Theme key and choose CoverBox - GameCube (or CoverBox - GameCube 2).

 

CoverBox - N64

Welcome to CoverBox - N64. This theme comes with 1 game view that resembles a N64 game box. This view will utilize your 4:3 video snaps, along with your clear logos. Other pieces of information include Developer, Release Year, Play Mode, ESRB Rating and Community Rating.

Details

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Installation Instructions

1. Open the CoverBox - N64.zip file and drag the folder into your LaunchBox\Themes folder.
2. Go into the CoverBox - N64\Fonts folder and install the Anson-Regular font.
3. Open BigBox, go to Options > Controller Buttons (and/or Keyboard Mappings), set a key to Switch Theme.
4. Navigate to your N64 platform, hit your Switch Theme key and choose CoverBox - N64.

 

CoverBox - NES

Welcome to CoverBox - NES. There are 2 separate theme downloads. Each version of this theme comes with 1 game view that resembles a NES game box. This view will utilize your 4:3 video snaps, along with your clear logos and a game screenshot. Other pieces of information include Game Title, Developer, Release Year, Play Mode, and Community Rating. The Detailed version also includes Game Notes.

Details

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CoverBox - NES

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Installation Instructions

1. Open the CoverBox - NES.zip (or CoverBox - NES Detailed.zip) and drag the folder into your LaunchBox\Themes folder.
2. Go into the CoverBox - NES\Fonts folder and install the GoBold Regular font.
3. Open BigBox, go to Options > Controller Buttons (and/or Keyboard Mappings), set a key to Switch Theme.
4. Navigate to your NES platform, hit your Switch Theme key and choose CoverBox - NES (or Coverbox - NES Detailed).

 

How to change which screenshot is used

1. Open LaunchBox and go to Tools > Options > Images > Screenshot Priorities
2. Move the image you would like to see to the top of the list

 

CoverBox - SNES

Welcome to CoverBox - SNES. This download will include 1 game view that resembles a SNES game box. This view will utilize your 4:3 video snaps, along with your clear logos. Other pieces of information include Game Title, Developer, Release Year, Play Mode, and Community Rating. I have also created a cover with both the North American and European Logos. This theme utilizes the HelperControl by @NJDave71 and ListBox Scroll Center for BigBox by @Grila  (Thanks!) since version 1.1.

 

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Installation Instructions

1. Open the CoverBox - SNES.zip and drag the folder into your LaunchBox\Themes folder.
2. Go into the CoverBox - SNES\Fonts folder and install the GoBold Regular font.
3. Open BigBox, go to Options > Controller Buttons (and/or Keyboard Mappings), set a key to Switch Theme.
4. Navigate to your SNES platform, hit your Switch Theme key and choose CoverBox - SNES.

 

How to change to/from the North American and European covers

1. The 2 images are located in the LaunchBox\Themes\CoverBox - SNES\Images\Theme folder.
2. The theme will use the file with the name SNES-View.png (by default the North American cover is used).
3. Change whichever cover you would like to have the name SNES-View.png (Rename the other image to something else).

 

 

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Updated to 1.0.1 to fix some bugs. Namely to fix community star ratings.

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Added CoverBox - NES, a theme dedicated to the Nintendo Entertainment System. It comes in 2 flavors and is now available to download.

 

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What JB said! Really enjoying how these look.  A very welcomed set a theme additions!

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fantastic ! really a quality job.
I hope you will continue this great project! :D

et en Français je dirai, merci beaucoup tu fais un super boulot !!! :D

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@faeran  Is there an easy way for me to make a copy of SNES theme and use it for another system? I have SNES MSU1 as a platform. It looks like I can easily edit the background .png to add an MSU1 logo. Just not sure if it is as simple as making a copy of the SNES Cover theme and rename it to like SNES MSU1 Cover and edit the .png to get it to work as I want. 

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4 minutes ago, Retro808 said:

@faeran  Is there an easy way for me to make a copy of SNES theme and use it for another system? I have SNES MSU1 as a platform. It looks like I can easily edit the background .png to add an MSU1 logo. Just not sure if it is as simple as making a copy of the SNES Cover theme and rename it to like SNES MSU1 Cover and edit the .png to get it to work as I want. 

@Retro808 It should be that easy. Make another copy of the CoverBox - SNES folder, call it whatever you what, like CoverBox - SNES MSU1. Then just edit the image with the MSU1 logo that is located inside of that folder. You should be good to go.

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@faeran I did try that and it keeps the original image. I copied and named exactly as you listed. Edited the .png in the new SNES MSU1 theme. In BigBox it sees CoverBox - SNES MSU1 and I can choose it and it runs, but it shows the original background .png. What is odd is if I remove the CoverBox - SNES (not the SNES MSU1 I made) theme completely when I open BigBox the CoverBox - SNES MSU1 theme works but it has no background image. So it is as if the new theme is searching for the original theme folder to find the background image. 

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@Retro808 You are right, there is one more step to this.

You will need to go into CoverBox - SNES MSU1\Views\ and open the TextGamesView.xaml file in a text editor.

Use the find and replace feature of the text editor to replace any instance of CoverBox - SNES with CoverBox - SNES MSU1

There should only be 2.

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This theme in conjunction with phil's doodles -retrorama as the systems theme is the best combo!

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Amazing theme(s)! Very original concept, excellent work!

Can't wait to see Amiga, Master System, ZX spectrum, et al! 

Nice one!

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54 minutes ago, dig311dug said:

any hints on upcoming system potentials faeran?

Next up is Nintendo 64. However, it is still in the design phase. Here is a sneak peak.

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5 minutes ago, faeran said:

Next up is Nintendo 64. However, it is still in the design phase. Here is a sneak peak.

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amazing! These are clean yet creative... my favorite theme(s) thus far!

 

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