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COLORFUL is a complete and coherent high quality graphic set, around a unique design. Made with love in France. I hope you like it ! ?
Here are planned development axes:



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 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)
  • HD video (1920x1080px) @ 30fps (MP4 H264 AAC)
  • Only available in 16:9, but design compatible with 4:3 crop.
  • 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 soon. (Community effort!)

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 doesn't support it.
So, I will leave you the choice!

  • 4K | 3840x2160 | mp4 h264 AAC 
  • 4K | 3840x2160 | mp4 h265 AAC   (only on EmuMovies FTP)
  • HD | 1920x1080 | mp4 h264 AAC

 - On this download page = Only 4K - h264
On Download theme videos tools = both, 4K + HD version
On EmuMovies FTP = The 3 versions!



Yes, all sources are available on a dedicated page.  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 !

🏆 Community Wall of Fame 🏆


3 ways :

  1. One by one - right here, with the download button at the top right.
  2. Automatically - in LaunchBox > Tools > Download theme videos tools > Select "Colorful 4K" or "Colorful HD"
  3. By batch - On the Emumovies   FTP ://Official/Platform Videos/COLORFUL Platform Video Set by VIKING V2



  • @Jason Carr for his hard work on LaunchBox/BigBox!
  • @faeran for his huge work on the theme!
  • To all Patreon guys! A GIANT THANKS to all of you!!! ?
  • The whote community for yout support!


  • 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.



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Wow - you've been busy! And I think....they might even be an improvement on the last set of videos ;) Can't wait to try some of these. I'd like to help to try and make some, if I am able. I'll watch out for the tutorial. Will these be on the Launchbox scraper?

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Here is a visual summary of the first batch online !


- 3DO Interactive Multiplayer1880041075_3DOInteractiveMultiplayer.thumb.jpg.60fbe21ee568ce148b5d9ebe07d3c74d.jpg
- Amstrad GX40001933324131_AmstradGX4000.thumb.jpg.69374cbfcad055144cfd68a671d04ca2.jpg
- ArcadeArcade.thumb.jpg.bf5eb111e006cb65e683f48a78221493.jpg
- Atari 26001288348190_Atari2600.thumb.jpg.6fad58af7f68eb755d97255b01dd9aa9.jpg
- Atari 78001047951513_Atari7800.thumb.jpg.e6ac0bff69be5f6c76671f3836bf24ee.jpg
- Atari Jaguar199505025_AtariJaguar.thumb.jpg.23dc9370a6d60200a058fe3af867e1f4.jpg
- Atari Lynx1009919735_AtariLynx.thumb.jpg.94ab310d4d55447875df576c4dba10ea.jpg
- ColecoVisionColecoVision.thumb.jpg.374d32fc1f884d28d57c1f6dd16e82c0.jpg
- Commodore Amiga2018770391_CommodoreAmiga.thumb.jpg.bb0379de7a7624b60d6f45fc6f8c04a2.jpg
- Commodore Amiga CD3223256117_CommodoreAmigaCD32.thumb.jpg.70195e3cfddc3ad2c6d3a1bf3629fb46.jpg
- Fairchild Channel F1524375916_FairchildChannelF.thumb.jpg.75da3bd4063aee59b6a4224b511815f9.jpg
- Game and Watch319653476_GameandWatch.thumb.jpg.e7c106ee2e259bafcc2f93591b930f12.jpg
- Magnavox Odyssey 2630952737_MagnavoxOdyssey2.thumb.jpg.76a8aee1b1bb0ac90834ed8f6a9b4e50.jpg
- Microsoft Xbox858738457_MicrosoftXbox.thumb.jpg.74ac9dd7922bf215bebd9ec96b3148ec.jpg
- Microsoft Xbox 3609646307_MicrosoftxBox360.thumb.jpg.1aabf10d2f19f7adbc969c9ee6b8bdc4.jpg
- NEC PC-FX1506506922_NECPC-FX.thumb.jpg.6742802eeafcd86eb543829a31719884.jpg
- NEC TurboGrafx-162058150310_NECTurboGrafx-16.thumb.jpg.f3294c8f091edaa775f807d33ecdd7b6.jpg
- Nintendo GameBoy104708337_NintendoGameBoy.thumb.jpg.ec8b5f5fe54c0e347c91d8d35ea08605.jpg

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Batch #2 in online !   +7 Platform Video 

- NEC TurboGrafx-CD652152435_NECTurboGrafx-CD.thumb.jpg.58635fdcbc0769608001c72cbc29d406.jpg
- Nintendo 3DS1891449048_Nintendo3DS.thumb.jpg.21998b344e3aad7127df83a1198648ee.jpg
- Nintendo 641495560917_Nintendo64.thumb.jpg.1aede8f38e77a04a475a45b6447e5206.jpg
- Nintendo 64 DD317481067_Nintendo64DD.thumb.jpg.71ec333870415dd8ad76e1c569c9ae37.jpg
- Nintendo DS1420069770_NintendoDS.thumb.jpg.214937087a6866e05935d2f82779a356.jpg
- Nintendo Entertainment System1661560431_NintendoEntertainmentSystem.thumb.jpg.fa47fc35dba533327cbe41c1ad211449.jpg
- Nintendo GameBoy Advance91697338_NintendoGameBoyAdvance.thumb.jpg.65106281a440de2fda1460e0e193a662.jpg

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Thx guys !

@Fablog : I can edit videos in 1080p, but we lose a lot of details that I worked with 4K. I also use a 1080p screen. But even at this resolution, there is a difference between a 4K and fullHD video file.

Here is a screenshot taken while playing VLC on my 1920x1200px screen.
1994964885_4K-HDversion.thumb.jpg.a8cad271cda749021a793af28b12c636.jpgLook at 100%. All my work on the screen "pixel" effect on the GBA is lost in 1080p. Probably due to compression and small resolution.
In fact, only few things move on the screen on this video set. Files are not too heavy. I advise you to use the 4K version.

However, on lower resolutions, it's another story! Tell me if you need lower resolution set. ?

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OK guys. Some news and updates.

Seen with @Jason Carr , the H265 codec (more modern) gives problems with old machine and Windows Media Player. So I re-encoded all the videos in H264 format. (MP4 - H264 - AAC)
I updated all files in the Download page & the LaunchBox video download tool. If you have problems with my videos, update them!

Downloading is now possible via FTP EmuMovies (premium user) !!! Of course, the BIG advantage here is the batch download in one click!
I placed all files here: FTP ://Upload Here/_Video Snap Submissions/COLORFUL Platform Video Set/
Bonus : On the FTP EMuMovies, I offer you 3 video format!

  • 4K | 3840x2160 | mp4 h264 AAC  (like here)
  • 4K | 3840x2160 | mp4 h265 AAC
  • HD | 1920x1080 | mp4 h264 AAC  (for small resolution screen)

If EmuMovies modo come here, tell me if I put the files in the right place on the FTP. I can move them if needed!

And a new update is available !!!
+ 17 Platform video ?

  • Nintendo Famicom386617408_NintendoFamicom.thumb.jpg.a3a8492b685dcf7a5a22d5475b1479df.jpg
  • Nintendo Famicom Disk System1134443908_NintendoFamicomDiscSystem.thumb.jpg.91ca7f3834d71789a670e3329c7da689.jpg
  • Nintendo Game Boy Color1071559297_NintendoGameBoyColor.thumb.jpg.7102088af532abd1c434a597d346f26c.jpg
  • Nintendo Virtual Boy641727809_NintendoVirtualBoy.thumb.jpg.ceb53684ae985b1b901359a7e5b37547.jpg
  • Super Nintendo SNES1589246604_SuperNintendoEntertainmentSystem.thumb.jpg.6443942539be63506ae573fb17466638.jpg
  • Nintendo Gamecube1458003812_NintendoGameCube.thumb.jpg.a9f9b59eda65cddc382fa9668fb66b6d.jpg
  • Nintendo Wii / Wiiware1087023135_NintendoWii.thumb.jpg.456b1b4cfea8e41b674e3f64352c30ab.jpg
  • Nintendo Wii U2006562088_NintendoWiiU.thumb.jpg.77b65174a07cb2531001f61784b3b3cf.jpg
  • Nintendo Switch904120864_NintendoSwitch.thumb.jpg.451ea2fcfb8187d0de33873a22782eb9.jpg
  • NEC PC Engine SuperGraFX976723012_PCEngineSuperGrafx.thumb.jpg.1688180f9cf9635f0c62c18565c3434c.jpg
  • Philips CD-I335941055_PhilipsCD-i.thumb.jpg.45b942d9b5cced605f636d87e31601f4.jpg
  • Sega 32X1209279668_Sega32X.thumb.jpg.cfbc01071a72c6898513ccbe3f0efd6c.jpg
  • Sega CD993465934_SegaCD.thumb.jpg.2fdc2f926fa33ff7139a2bdadb027755.jpg
  • Sega CD 32X534510779_SegaCD32X.thumb.jpg.9f0c8beaf08c23671391b1ebcbffc612.jpg
  • Sega Dreamcast1754322070_SegaDreamcast.thumb.jpg.5ca0dbc457bff63bcfd15fda850379e5.jpg
  • Sega GameGear1515039566_SegaGamegear.thumb.jpg.65bbe9440066fab4fe46b56ddde3dc04.jpg
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Hi Viking,

Thank you for making another great selection of videos. I'm also big fan of your Big Couch theme.

Do you have any plan to update Big Couch theme to match beautiful colors of 4k videos? That'd be perfect Big Box theme ever created.


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This looks amazing.

One constructive feedback : Maybe it is just me or my monitor (full HD) but I find that the centered platforms look a bit smaller on that large colourful background. Maybe slightly bigger systems or crop a bit of the background would allow us to see closer details of the machines and the videos.

Otherwise, Well done again.

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