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  1. 12 points

    Aorin our new moderator

    Please can with give a warm welcome to our new moderator Aorin. He is a very talented awesome guy who we are proud to have as part of the team. Thank you.
  2. 9 points

    Where’s Ninja2bceen?

    Ha not going anywhere but wanted to put in the plug that I’m going to create some tutorials on random things hyperspin and maybe pinball. The channel I’ve created is below, please let me know if you have a specific topic to get covered. Just made one around randomized intro videos Planet Geekdom https://youtube.com/channel/UCdcby-s2GwriaOHGmVC2vGA?sub_confirmation=1 Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  3. 9 points
    Having just gone through a rebuild of my cab, I started thinking about how many different little things I do to make it the way I want to be. Hyperspin's great in the sense that you can customize pretty much anything in it. You can skin it however you want, build your own themes etc... But there are a bunch of little things that I think make a huge amount of difference so I figured I'd post this as I know I'd like to have had a guide like this as a newbie when I started so many years ago. So I figured I'd post some things that have guided me in my experience here. Some of this will be on cabs but it's mostly geared towards customizing HS. 1. Make it your own. If you're going to build a cab you might as well build it with stuff you like. Got a favourite game, movie or band? Make it the theme for your cab. You can customize the cab itself or add elements in HS to spruce it up. You can stay generic and that's fine but it's always better (in my opinion anyway) to customize it towards you. 2. Standardize the wheel sound. HS is great in that it comes with (by default) over 300 sound files in the Hyperspin/Media/Main Menu/Sound/Wheelsounds folder. That's a huge amount to choose from and it makes sense that it would be there by default as I'm sure Bill wants the users to know they're there. However, it's chaotic having all of those sounds go off everytime you spin the wheel. I can't tell you have many times I've gone on Youtube to see a cool build and they haven't standardized the sound... it just ruins it as far as I'm concerned. In my opinion, it makes a whole lot of sense to pick one sound to standardize your wheel sound on. To do this, create a copy of the Wheelsounds folder and rename it Wheelsounds (original) so you have a backup. Now with the Wheelsounds menu, pick one sound that you like for the wheel and go with that and delete everything else from that file. I personally use the GS102 sound as my global it works really well. There are some others that work well too though. Some good ones: GS40 (Pacman sound), GS61, GS113... play around with it and pick one you like. As always with Hyperspin though, the fun doesn't stop there. Every emu has a corresponding media/sound folder. You can do the same with each one. For my Atari 2600 I use the Frogger sound. For the Dreamcast wheel I use a custom sound I downloaded from the internet. As long as it's mp3 you should be good to go.If you don't want to hunt for them on the internet you can always go back to that original soundfile of 300+ mp3s and choose them from there. And you can also customize start and exit sounds. For example when I go into my colecovision wheel the opening sound from Donkey Kong starts, when I exit the end of game sound plays... you can do this for any system. On Dreamcast that wheel starts off with Soul Caliber's 'welcome back to the stage of history' and ends with 'but the soul sill burns!' When I have friends over (who used to play that game on the console) it's always a great laugh. It's super customized and super cool. 3. Sometimes less is more. If you are a completest and you want every emu and game under the sun, you can skip this part. Me personally, I don't need to have the 1000s of games from every system ever made on my wheels. I've got about half a dozen emus and a jukebox and that's it. To me it makes a whole lot of sense to pick the games that I know I and/or my friends and family would want to play. It's one thing to have all of the ROMs but you don't have to download all the themes or display them on your build. You can hide these games in a few different ways. In HyperHQ you can tell the system to only display games with themes and then only download the themes of the games you want. Alternatively you could make a custom database (Rocketlauncher will do this for you) but make sure you keep a copy of the original DB if you do this. 4. Have fun with videos. For my jukebox app, I've got 80s video hits that I play from my favourite bands. Sometimes I switch it up. This is so easy to do... once again go into hyperspin/media/mainmenu/video and change the video for the system you want to change. *Use the same wording (and capitalization) that's in Hyperspin so it matches. For some of the consoles, I downloaded some old commercials for Atari and Colecovision. They're all on Youtube, people love it when they see them and they bring back tons of memories. Get creative! 5. Learn to make your own themes. It's a lot easier than you think it is. Building themes in Hypertheme (included in the HS download) is dead simple. A theme you build yourself is going to be something you're going to love a lot more than even some of the best themes available for download. To do it, make the background image 1024x768. You can add a logo on top of that and add basic animation (already pre-built) to it, throw in a video and you're good to go. You can draw your own overlay if you wish or simply use HT to do it. It's not hard... really, just go try and mess around with it. When you're done, save it with the same name as it would appear in the database. You can even customize the exit screen if you want to. You can check my sig for some examples of Exit screens I've built. 6. Download the wheel art. It just looks a lot better. 'Nuff said. Go to the media folder and the appropriate emu file. Click on images and then load the pics into the wheel folder. Voila, you just made your HS build look 10x better. 7. Go with a two player cab. If you're set on having four that's fine go ahead. If you're on the fence... two players is better. It's a lot of work for four and in my experience it's rare that you'll get four people wanting to play at the same time. Maybe you have more friends than I do... but I'd still say that two players is just fine. *Troubleshooting tip: The one thing you will learn when you start customizing and running into problems is that HS is very picky about files. Your media files must match the emu filenames on the DB or you'll have problems. Most of the time it will be a capitalization issue because HS is case sensitive. So if you run into issues, the first thing you should check is the filename and uppercase/lowercase. There's a good chance that you'll have solved your problem this way. That's it for now. If I've made any errors here just point them out and I'll update this post. And if I can think of anything else, I'll add it. Hopefully this helps some of the newbies out there. RR
  4. 5 points

    Aorin our new moderator

    Thanks guys, always glad to be useful and to contribute to the scene.
  5. 4 points

    Aorin our new moderator

    Couldnt agree more....Congrats Aorin glad to have you errrrmmmm moderating us LOL
  6. 3 points

    Where’s Ninja2bceen?

    Video should be much better quality moving fwd. eyes have been opened Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  7. 3 points
  8. 3 points

    Aorin our new moderator

    It's very good to have someone from Brazil as moderator. Good luck and count with me. e isso ai mano
  9. 3 points

    Aorin our new moderator

    Indeed @Aorin is one hell of a guy Not only he knows about everything, be it FEs, Emus, PCs, but he also is a centered person, always helping, creating and promoting the scene. Valeu amigo!
  10. 3 points

    Aorin our new moderator

    Well deserved @Aorin solid member of this and many other communities.
  11. 3 points
    I SOLVED THIS PROBLEM - Just open the "shifted" wheels with a program like photoshop, paint, or picture it and choose "save as... PNG". It seems like these files were JPGs or BMPs and I only changed the name from xxx.jpg to xxx.png --> so it wasn`t a real PNG file. Just open and save the picture as PNG and the problem should be gone!
  12. 3 points
    Too many updates to post, this one I am just going to condense into one. We have posted video snap updates for the NEC Turbo Grafx 16 (v1.6) - 3 Videos, NEC PC Engine (v1.5) - 4 Videos & NEC PC Engine CD (v1.5) - 2 Videos. Again a super huge thank you to @Audi85 for these submissions. As always, continue reading past the preview for details and handy links. Enjoy! High Quality Video Snap Sample NEC PC Engine Video Snaps Added - 4 - Captures @Audi85 Edits & Encoding @Circo Nantettatte Engine (Homebrew) Super Star Soldier (Japan) Takeda Shingen (Japan) Youkai Douchuuki (Japan) (Translated En) NEC PC Engine CD Video Snaps Added - 2 - Captures @Audi85 Edits & Encoding @Circo Startling Odyssey 2 - Maryuu Sensou (Japan) (Translated En) Wrestling Universe - Fire Pro Women - Dome Super Female Big Battle - All Japan Women VS J.W.P. (Japan) NEC TurboGrafx 16 Video Snaps Added - 3 - Captures @Audi85 Edits & Encoding @Circo Neutopia (USA) Neutopia II (USA) Veigues - Tactical Gladiator (USA) Grab the new video snaps immediately via: EmuMovies Website (SQ Only) Directly through your front-end or our app using EmuMovies Sync (HQ & SQ) EmuMovies File Server (FTP) (HQ & SQ) View all our updates on the EmuMovies FIles Feed (We only post a handful in the news feed) View the full article
  13. 3 points

    Version 1.0.2 locked jpg fix


    Hey there. Here is something for ppl that are looking for it Its action script for Adobe Photoshop that will make double sided 3d box from template. Use the box template to make full two sided artwork. Export it as png , open and run script! Do not run script on psd... This is example of finished png before action script Have fun! Thanks to @Robin55 from Launchbox forum for original 3d template
  14. 2 points

    Where’s Ninja2bceen?

    Latest tutorial, batch dedicated playlist/collection wheels https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KxIfO44pKic
  15. 2 points

    Version 1.0.0


  16. 2 points
    Beautiful work, for real
  17. 2 points
    Well, guess what... I've finally finished my cab Still a lot of tinkering to do (some LED work, few emulators that I can't get working properly etc), but IT'S ALIVE. And I thought I'd show you lucky people the outcome... Introducing Super Bubble Fighter II Turbo Well, guess what... I've finally finished my cab Still a lot of tinkering to do (some LED work, few emulators that I can't get working properly etc), but IT'S ALIVE. And I thought I'd show you lucky people the outcome... Introducing Super Bubble Fighter II Turbo
  18. 2 points

    Aorin our new moderator

    Parabens Aorin! Sou seu fã no HyperSpin! Ainda vou te enviar aquele HD para vc copiar o seu HS! No mais você merece, sempre foi prestativo e atencioso quando precisei...
  19. 2 points

    Aorin our new moderator

    Congratulations, now we have a brazilian
  20. 2 points

    Aorin our new moderator

    Parabéns Aorin, os brasileiros se destacando na comunidade Hyperspin!
  21. 2 points

    Aorin our new moderator

    I really think you do not know what you're saying hahaha
  22. 2 points

    Version 1.0


    517 wheels and 52 alternates, coinciding with database 1.1 of 11 Oct. 2017 Credits: @diskmach - Project Lead, Wheel Creator, Source Art Collector @32assassin - Wheel Creator @Black Hazor - Wheel Creator @agent47 - Database Link to thread Link to database
  23. 2 points


    Segue a playlist do meu canal do YouTube, tenho certeza que diversas duvidas suas serão respondidas assistindo esses videos!
  24. 2 points


    Você pode começar baixando aqui: Depois baixe o RocketLauncher, é um gerenciador de frontends, essencial no funcionamento geral de tudo. Veja o Hyperspin como a pele e o RocketLauncher como todo o sistema que gerencia o restante. http://www.rlauncher.com/forum/vbdownloads.php?do=file&action=mirror&downloadid=1&mirrorid=1 O @SemCranio fez alguns tutoriais bem explicados aqui: http://hyperspin-fe.com/tutorials/category/318-portugu%c3%aas/ O início pode parecer meio complicado, mas a curva de aprendizado pode ser rápida. Mantenha esse tópico atualizado conforme você progride e novas dúvidas apareçam.
  25. 2 points

    HyperSpin 1.5.1 Public Release

    Thanks, this thread is working for me again... weird. I converted all my PNGs to JPGs then back to PNGs using this FREE converter and it now works AWESOME! https://sourceforge.net/projects/bulkimageconver/ I also finally got Sophos to stop being a huge PITA and ignore the Hyperspin files. Thanks everyone for the help!
  26. 2 points

    JoyToKey - Close on Exit???

    JTK staying loaded all the time is fine... simply do not start JTK within HQ so HS wont call for it every time HS starts. The simplest way to do this is to put a shortcut to JTK in your windows startup folder. It will load on boot and stay on... exit and start HS as many times as you wish. Sent from my SM-A520W using Tapatalk
  27. 2 points

    Shield me from the Sea!

    Thank you! I flew back to the UK Friday night. The Yacht has already changed quite a bit (all that ugly red railing has been chopped off for a start!). I'll upload some photos once she's been sand blasted, painted and the sheet metal welded on. I've seen there are Asus routers that accept sim cards but can't find anywhere that stocks them damn it! The bridge needs to be overhauled, internet sorted...then I'll crack on with the Cinema room
  28. 2 points

    Version 0.0.198beta1


    This is the mame xml databases full lists generator application : Generate Mame xml full lists of any version you want. Auto-Download all ini files necessary for generate Mame xml full lists. You can create your own Files from mame (official) sorted by : working or All games(including non-working) number of Players (from 1p to 9p) Genres (48 genre lists + 1 "new" genre list for games added from the current version) Manufacturers (26 lists of the most important manufacturers) Years (5 lists by decade of years) Extras (Controls,Buttons,Sound Channels,Screens,Languages,Versions,Best games,In/Not in Dir,Others...) Same thing for Folders: Manufacturers , Genre , Years , Players , and all Extras : These lists will have the same directory/lists created : For ex : Genre "Fighter","Soccer","Adventure","Capcom","Sega","1970-1979","2p sim".... will have : working or All games(including non-working) Genres (49 genre lists) number of Players (from 1p to 9p) Manufacturers (26 lists max) Years (5 lists max) Extras (Controls,Buttons,Sound Channels,Screens,Languages,Versions,Best games,in/Not in Dir,Others...)
  29. 2 points

    Frontend em BR!?

    Oi, @arturpitanga blz? Bem-vindo ao forum! Dentro desse arquivo descompacte irá surgir dois arquivos: Sistema.zip Main Menu.zip Descompacte os dois. Após isso pegue todos os arquivos da pasta Main Menu e coloque em: Hyperspin\Media\Main Menu\Images\Special\ E substitua todos os arquvos. E pegue todos os arquivos da pasta Sistema e coloque em (no exemplo abaixo se aplica a todas os sistemas que você tem por exemplo o MAME se no caso for outro sistema bote no nome desse sistema): HyperSpin\HyperSpin\Media\MAME\Images\Special HyperSpin\HyperSpin\Media\AAE\Images\Special HyperSpin\HyperSpin\Media\Sega Genesis\Images\Special ..etc. Espero que tenha ajudado qual quer dúvida me pergunte
  30. 2 points

    Version 1.0.0


    GP Rider (World, FD1094 317-0163) - gprider (MAME) (4:3) Video Snap available at EmuMovies
  31. 2 points

    Version 1.0.0


    Another MAME gap-filler for this awesome little arcade game! The picture doesn't really do this theme justice....watch out for the flying fruit!
  32. 2 points

    Version 2


    Nintendo Entertainment System 3D cases (USA) titles,(Unofficial) titles,(Europe) titles, (Australia) titles,and a few Japanese cases. All created with the original side panel not the custom . XML included for the NES games that are not on the original hyperbase 1.3 version if you want it. If there are are errors or mistakes, please just let me know and I'll fix em'!
  33. 2 points



    here is a pack of 2D and 3D Box art for Sega Saturn
  34. 2 points

    Version 20150925


    The Adventures of Robby Roto! - robby (mame)
  35. 2 points

    Version 20100903


    Nintendo 64 - 2D Cart Pack
  36. 2 points

    Version 20140821


    B.C. Kid / Bonk's Adventure - bonkadv (MAME)
  37. 2 points

    Version 20150711


    Features flash animation and wheel image is included in the theme ZIP.
  38. 2 points

    Version 20150627


    MAME Blood Bros
  39. 2 points

    Version 20130614


    Thunder Dragon 2 (9th Nov. 1993) - tdragon2 (MAME)
  40. 2 points

    Version 20090303


    Side Arms - Hyper Dyne (World, 861129) - sidearms (MAME) Video Snap available at EmuMovies
  41. 2 points

    Version 20100616


    Vs. Excitebike (set EB4-4 A) - excitebk (MAME) Video Snap available at EmuMovies
  42. 2 points

    Version 20120226


    Sega Rally Pro Drivin' - srallyp (Model 2) Video Snap available at EmuMovies
  43. 2 points

    Version 20120216


    Sega Rally 2 - srally2 (Model 3) Video Snap available at EmuMovies
  44. 2 points

    Version 20121125


    Bang Bead - bangbead (MAME) Video Snap available at EmuMovies
  45. 2 points

    Version 20121222


    Moonwar - moonwar (MAME) Video Snap available at EmuMovies
  46. 2 points

    Version 20090302


    Vindicators (rev 5) - vindictr (MAME) Video Snap available at EmuMovies
  47. 2 points

    Version 20090117


    Radar Scope - radarscp (MAME) Video Snap available at EmuMovies
  48. 2 points

    Version 20100916


    Tecmo World Cup '90 (World) - wc90 (MAME) Video Snap available at EmuMovies
  49. 2 points

    Version 20111205


    Astro Warrior (Mega-Tech, SMS based) - mt_astro (MAME) Video Snap available at EmuMovies
  50. 2 points

    Version 20140216


    Taito Power Goal (Ver 2.5O 1994/11/03) - pwrgoal (MAME) Video Snap available at EmuMovies