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  1. Version 0.180

    603 downloads

    Dear HyperSpin friends, I've put together a package of sorts, aimed at HyperSpin newcomers and veterans alike. I've been continuously grooming a custom "best of MAME" database, bezel set, and MAME ini file set for quite a while now. My goal is to provide something that someone can drop into a fresh setup or custom wheel and be up and running right away. I intend to release updates to the individual downloads on a periodic basis, so check the change logs for more information going forward. The package is split into three parts, as follows. Put together, these downloads will have results as shown in the screenshots. HyperSpin MAME.xml database (THIS DOWNLOAD, see below for details) Corresponding RocketLauncher bezel set (Link) MAME ini files (Link) File information: This download contains a custom "best of MAME" HyperSpin XML database. It contains both standard ROM-based games as well as some CHD-based games. It may be copied over an existing MAME.xml file and run against a full romset to achieve a pared down result. The database was developed for a 2-player cabinet with standard orientation, 8-way joysticks and six buttons per player. There is no trackball or spinner on the control panel. So that being said, following are the requirements kept in mind as I develop it: Top 350-ish working MAME arcade games (totally subjective, of course) Based on official HS MAME database I'm in the US and think the US loading screens are cool, so wherever possible I've included US clones instead of parent ROMs 2-player clones of 3+ player games are included instead of parents (ex: TMNT and X-Men) No driving, spinner, dial, trackball, analog, or really custom control games (apologies to many great games) Install instructions: Download file Copy into your \HyperSpin\Databases\MAME folder, overwriting your existing MAME.xml List of included games (by ROM name): 1942 1944 1941u 1943kai 1943u 1945kiii 19xx 3countb 3wondersu aerofgts airwolf aliens aliensyn alpham2 altbeast armwaru astdelux astorm astyanax asurabus asterix atetris avspu baddudes batcir batmanfr batrideru batsugunsp bbakraid berzerk bgaregga bionicc2 bjtwin blazstar blitz2k blktiger bloodbro bloxeedu bnj bombjack boogwing bosco bstars2 btime btoads bubbles bublbob2 bublboblr bubsymphu buckyuab bwidow cabal captavenu captcommu choplift circusc cloak cninjau commando contra cotton2 cottonbm cottonu crimecu crimfght cstlevna ctribe darius2 dariusg dariusu dassault dbreed dbz ddonpach ddp2 ddpdojblk ddragon2u ddragon3 ddragonu ddsomu ddtodu deadconx defender digdug dimahoou dinou dkong dkong3 dkongjr dkongx docastle donpachi dowild dragnblz drmario dsaber dsmbl dstlku dungeonm dynwar eagle ecofghtru edrandy eightman elevator elvactr esprade eswatu excitebk fatfursp fatfury1 feversos ffightub finalbu foodf footchmp frogger frontlin funkyjet futariblj ga2 gaiapols gaiden galaga galaxian gallop gaplus garou gaunt22p gauntlet2p gberet gground ghostb ghoulsu gijoeu gnbarich gngt goldnaxe gorf gradius gradius2 gradius3 gradius4 grdians growlu gunbird gunbird2 gunforc2 gunsmokeu guwange gyruss hcastle hharryu hitice hotdogst indytemp inthunt invaders jojo jojoba joust jrpacman jungleh junofrst karianx kengo kingdmgp kinst kinst2 knightsu kodu kof98 kotm kotm2 kungfumd kyros ladybug lastblad lastbld2 lifefrce lightbr liquidku loht lrescue lwings macross magdrop3 mainevt2p mappy mario matmania mazinger megaman megaman2 mercsu metamrph mikie mk mk2 moomesauac mooncrst mp_gaxe2 mp_sor2 mpatrol mrdo mrdrillr mshu mshvsfu mslug mslug2 mslug3 mslug4 mslug5 mslugx mspacman mtrap mushisam mvscu mwalku mysticri mystwarru nam1975 narc nastarw nbajam nbbatman ncommand nemesis nibbler ninjaku nitd nitrobal nrallyx nslasheru nspirit numanath nwarru openice osman outfxies outzone pacman pacmania pang3 panic paperboy pbobble pengo pepper2 pgoal phoenix popeye prehisleu progear psychic5 pulstar punchout punisher puyo puyopuy2 pyros qbert qix quartet2 raiden raiden2 raidendxu rallybik rampage rastanua rbff2 rbibb rbisland rbtapper rdft2u rfjetu roboarmy robocopu robotron rtype2 rtypeleo rtypeu rygar s1945 s1945ii s1945iii s1945p salmndr2 samsho samsho2 scobra scramble sengoku2 sf2uk sfa2u sfa3u sfau sfiii2 sfiii3u sfiiiu shadfrceu shinobi shocktro simpsons2p slammastu sncwgltd snowbros socbrawl sokyugrt sonicwi2 sonicwi3 spelunkr spf2t spidmanu splatter ssf2tu ssridersubc strider supermanu superpac superspy suprmrio svc tankbatt tengai thndzone timeplt tmnt22pu tmnt2po tnzs toobin tron truxton2 turfmast twincobru uballoon uccopsar umk3 uopoko vanguard vendetta2p vf viewpoin vigilantg viostormu vsav2 vsavu wakuwak7 warriorb wboy willowu wjammers wof wow wwfmania wwfsstaru wwfwfest xevious xmcotau xmen2pa xmvsfu zaxxon zookeep
  2. Version 0.84.8

    3,322 downloads

    Dear HyperSpin friends, I've put together a package of sorts, aimed at HyperSpin newcomers and veterans alike. I've been continuously grooming a custom "best of MAME" database, bezel set, and MAME ini file set for quite a while now. My goal is to provide something that someone can drop into a fresh setup or custom wheel and be up and running right away. I intend to release updates to the individual downloads on a periodic basis, so check the change logs for more information going forward. The package is split into three parts, as follows. Put together, these downloads will have results as shown in the screenshots. HyperSpin MAME.xml database (Link) Corresponding RocketLauncher bezel set (THIS DOWNLOAD, see below for details) MAME ini files (Link) File information: This download contains a set of RocketLauncher bezels which match the "best of MAME" XML database referenced above. Not every game has a bezel yet, but progress continues either by myself or other artists in the community. All credit is due to the original artists and all file names should contain bezel creator names. I've merely gone through what's available, selected my personal favorites, renamed them to match ROMs, and included them here. Or I've created or modified (with permission/credit) them myself. Info/caveats: The version number of this pack corresponds to the percentage of Bezel coverage to the "best of" database mentioned above (ex: if 50% of games have bezels, the version number will be 0.50) Entire pack is split into three zip files to meet the site's file size restrictions All bezels are 16x9, and at least 1920x1080 For each game with bezels available I've picked my favorite and included it A default bezel is included for those games without coverage Bezel folder names match ROM names in the "best of" database (important for clones) Install instructions: Download files Extract compressed folders into your \RocketLauncher\Media\Bezels\MAME folder Assuming you've got bezels enabled in RocketLauncher... Enjoy!
  3. Version 0.180

    850 downloads

    Dear HyperSpin friends, I've put together a package of sorts, aimed at HyperSpin newcomers and veterans alike. I've been continuously grooming a custom "best of MAME" database, bezel set, and MAME ini file set for quite a while now. My goal is to provide something that someone can drop into a fresh setup or custom wheel and be up and running right away. I intend to release updates to the individual downloads on a periodic basis, so check the change logs for more information going forward. The package is split into three parts, as follows. Put together, these downloads will have results as shown in the screenshots. HyperSpin MAME.xml database (Link) Corresponding RocketLauncher bezel set (Link) MAME ini files (THIS DOWNLOAD, see below for details) File information: This download contains a set of ini files to be used with MAME. You must have MAME installed in order to used this pack. HLSL is used and pre-configured for both horizontal and vertical raster games, vector games are not set to use any shaders and have their own display tweaks within the vector.ini file. Several other custom ini files are included for specific games. Info/caveats: The version number of this pack corresponds to the version of MAME used Configured for 1920x1080; if you're running something higher resolution, you'll need to change those lines in the ini files - Line #343 & 344 You'll need to edit the ini files to point to your own ROM folder (mine is C:\Arcade\ROMs\MAME, for example) - Line #10 Install instructions: Download files Extract files into your \MAME\ini folder, overwriting anything there Edit the ini files to point to your ROM folder Enjoy!
  4. Bazinga Marquee

    I just wanted to share the marquee artwork that I put together. What do you think?
  5. Hello spinners & pinners, My name is Josh White and I've been making some custom Pinball cab designs for members. I started with Dazz's Twilight Tribute HyperPin 2125 at the Texas Pinball Convention in March this year. Since then I've done a few more designs and wanted to offer my services. I'm a broadcast senior graphic designer with 18 years’ experience in design for tv, print & web. I've got my BFA in Art at the University of Rhode Island and started working for NBC out of college. We moved around the country a few times and now our family lives in Texas. I love making design work for people. This venture is a true calling back to my roots as an artist learning about Art History and making creative design work. TV pays the bills but this is more fun! I’ve been offering a 20% discount for gold members. I charge $25 an hour and send samples throughout the build. We start with the basic concept then get going on the elements needed for the cab. I can design standup arcade machines as well. Marquees, instruction decals, control panels, the whole deal. I'm quick with all the programs designers use today. I run both Mac & PC at home. 2D, 3D - all the Adobe stuff. I have tons of experince in digital design which saves you time and money. I'm working with Bowman Signs in Connecticut, all my designs have been printed by Bradley and we are working on creating some generic design cabs that can easily be customized and made to spec. His shop is second to none and I enjoy seeing his prints on member’s cabs, they look outstanding! Please check out my work and let me know if you'd like to hire me for your next project. Thank you, all the best! Josh
  6. Hi guys! I recently finished my newest project and thought I would share it. If I can figure out how to upload photos here I will do that too. As with most MAME projects, the majority of the time is in the software. We had a difficult time getting both guns to work in MAME, and after pulling our hair out for a couple of days we found a thread mentioning that dual light gun support is broken in the newest version. We got an older version and BOOM. There is still some software work a head. I have not tried to tackle dual light guns in M2. I may not bother. I used the Ultimarc AimTrak guns. They had the best reviews in my research. They function very well. While it is impossible to get them optimized perfectly for every game, after some long hours in the individual game calibrations, I have the happiest medium I think I will find. Some games work much better (and more accurately) than others. For example the hunting games are dead center at the middle of the screen, but end up about 2" off at the sides. I don't know if there is anyway to correct for that. Also some games play better at different distances. Overall, I am very please with it. There are probably a handful of games that play terrific, and the rest have their issues. We used 2 nanoLED USB controllers and LEDBlinky to automate. The holsters are 3D printed. The original speakers are being used along with a super cheap 5W amp and a 100W yamaha subwoofer. We used a Windows 7 PC. I hate the load times, but sadly the aimtraks only work with windows. Nano Led AimTraks Maquee RGB LED Lights JUST fit in the buttons CP Art Custom TV & Marquee Stand Painted Marquee Maquee and Tv Mounted CP Attached Finished Sorry Guys! I Don't know why some of the photos are rotated :/
  7. Hello Spinners and Pinners, Wow what a hiatus for me. Sorry I haven't been around much lately. It's good to see people still making machines and sharing ideas. This website is still my favorite to get a pulse on custom arcade machine builds. I do still answer emails and contacts so please if you need anything let me know. Keep up the excellent work! VPcabs out of Ohio is going to be on Shark Tank next month. As you can imagine Brad Baker's 3 year journey to get to this point has been a long haul (literally). His annual visits to arcade shows throughout the country has been a lifeline to what Hyper Spin and Hyper Pin represent. Good old arcade fun in a new age cabinet build. I'm fortunate to have been the designer dude for all his commercial free artwork during this trek. It's been keeping me incredibly busy. I can't wait to see my logo I designed for his company on television. Wow, my design work on tv... wait a minute I've been doing designs that have been on tv for 20 years?? Never gets old VPcabs has brought to market a new stand-up arcade cabinet called Vertigo. It plays both classic arcade games as well as Steam Pinball FX2 pinball games. It's a great design to house both formats into one machine. It's been selling lot hot cakes and makes us feel good that old school and new school arcade gaming is alive and well. Check out VPcabs new website: www.virtualpinball.com I'm still making designs for clients all over the globe. It's been a busy past few years and wouldn't be fortunate to have done so without the good people of this community. I'm lucky to have been part of so many projects. I just needed to give everyone hear a tremendous shout out and let you folks know I'm still in the biz of getting custom ideas brought to life for our community. I worked with BBB on the Hyper Pin 2.0 project. We created a fantastic new logo and I'm anxious to see it's debut. I look forward to a resurgence in our gaming community and hope more and more people will visit and keep this community strong especially with the exposure VPcabs will bring to a larger market in the coming months. Big shout out to Lucian045; my good friend Brad Bowman is still my main man in the print world. Out of the 100+ design projects I've designed they have all gone to Brad. His work and attention to detail are second to none. I've always admired his positive attitude and ability to get the best possibly product to clients all over the globe. Also big shout outs to Dazz & Mameman. It was a blast to see them again at another Texas Pinball Festival last month. I really enjoy playing old school pinball machines. I love seeing all the different designs through the ages. Especially playing games I hadn't in the past and also all the newest arrivals like the Big Lebowski and Stern's Ghostbusters. Although my all time favorite is the new KISS pinball. I'm still a member of the Kiss Army! A few pictures of some recent work and some shots from this years TPF. Please contact me if you'd like to hire me for your next project. I hope to continue having fun getting your ideas onto cabs all over the globe. Much like my career in broadcast television it never gets old. Thank you. All the best! Respectfully yours, Josh http://www.jwgfx.com
  8. Hello Spinners and Pinners, Wow what a hiatus for me. Sorry I haven't been around much lately. It's good to see people still making machines and sharing ideas. This website is still my favorite to get a pulse on custom arcade machine builds. I do still answer emails and contacts so please if you need anything let me know. Keep up the excellent work! VPcabs out of Ohio is going to be on Shark Tank next month. As you can imagine Brad Baker's 3 year journey to get to this point has been a long haul (literally). His annual visits to arcade shows throughout the country has been a lifeline to what Hyper Spin and Hyper Pin represent. Good old arcade fun in a new age cabinet build. I'm fortunate to have been the designer dude for all his commercial free artwork during this trek. It's been keeping me incredibly busy. I can't wait to see my logo I designed for his company on television. Wow, my design work on tv... wait a minute I've been doing designs that have been on tv for 20 years?? Never gets old VPcabs has brought to market a new stand-up arcade cabinet called Vertigo. It plays both classic arcade games as well as Steam Pinball FX2 pinball games. It's a great design to house both formats into one machine. It's been selling like hot cakes and makes us feel good that old school and new school arcade gaming is alive and well. Check out VPcabs new website: www.virtualpinball.com I'm still designing for clients all over the globe. It's been a busy past few years but wouldn't be fortunate to have done so without the good people of this community. I'm lucky to have been part of so many projects. I just needed to give everyone hear a tremendous shout out and let you folks know I'm still in the biz of getting custom ideas brought to life for our community. I worked with BBB on the Hyper Spin 2.0 project. We created a fantastic new logo and I'm anxious to see it's debut. I look forward to a resurgence in our gaming community and hope more and more people will visit and keep this community strong especially with the exposure VPcabs will bring to a large market in the coming months. Big shout out to Lucian045; my good friend Brad Bowman is still my main man in the print world. Out of the 100+ design projects I've designed they have all gone to Brad. His work and attention to detail are second to none. I've always admired his positive attitude and ability to get the best possibly product to clients all over the globe. Also big shout outs to Dazz & Mameman. It was a blast to see them again at another Texas Pinball Festival last month. I really enjoy playing old school pinball machines. I love seeing all the different designs through the ages. Especially playing games I hadn't in the past and also all the newest arrivals like the Big Lebowski and Stern's Ghostbusters. Although my all time favorite is the new KISS pinball. I'm still a member of the Kiss Army! A few pictures of some recent work and some shots from this years TPF. Please contact me if you'd like to hire me for your next project. I hope to continue having fun getting your ideas onto cabs all over the globe. Much like my career in broadcast television it never gets old. Thank you. All the best! Respectfully yours, Josh http://www.jwgfx.com
  9. Multi Monitor Hyperspin breakout

    I have a custom cabinet build which requires a specific build of hyperspin. I need the 'Wheels' to be output on one monitor, and the flash animation of everything else (the movies, the custom art) to be output on another monitor. Can this be done? Any help would be appreciated. Scott scott@ihq.la
  10. Nintendo NES PC Build

    Hello All, I know it has been done many times before, but I have an idea for an NES PC that I was planning on doing and wanted to get some feedback on. I have gutted my NES and I am waiting for my dremel to arrive. I will give updates as I go through the steps (right now taking pictures of a gutted NES seems silly). My idea is to have a PC inside a NES but to have the PC upside down and have the bottom of the NES be plexiglass, so that the work can be viewed simply by flipping it over. I also don't love just cutting out the T shape plastic and leaving the rest. Let me know if you have any thoughts on it. I have searched through many pages of builds and I have not seen that combo done. Is it doable and would there be any issues?
  11. I have seen a lot of questions asking about what builds would be best to run hyperspin and emulators so I decided to come up with a list of a few builds at different price points. I am far from an expert in building computers but I have built a few in my life and thought I could help. I will go back and edit these builds based on comments or drastic changes in prices of parts. I am sticking with Intel builds (mostly due to their performance with emulators) but I welcome someone to message me some AMD builds at the different price points. The three price points I am going for are Under $200 (Can handle some Dolphin and PCSX2 with overclocking), Under $350 (Can be used up to and including ps2, dreamcast, gamecube, wii), Under $550 (should perform well with any system). I would like to add an ITX build to this as well, but would first like some feedback on these. Under $200 Build: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/Km3mt6 Under $350 Build: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2wyqvK Under $550 Build: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/jjhmt6 Please note that I have not added more than 1 TB of storage in these builds since I assume that could be added after the build is made. I have also excluded a SSD to keep the overall cost as low as possible.
  12. Hello everyone, I'm trying to get a new PC specifically for Hyperspin. My current Desktop just doesn't cut it, and honestly my end goal is to have a custom 'console' that runs all these games in one single streamlined interface where I never (or almost never) have to pull out a keyboard. Here is the specs I am currently running this on. CPU: AMD A8-5500 3.2GHZ GPU: AMD R7 260X 2GB RAM: 8GB (2x4GB) PSU: 600 Watt As you can no doubt tell, my CPU is not exactly top of the line. As result, what I've found is that while I can run 8, 16, 32, & 64 Bit consoles very well (pretty much everything from NES to PSX) Anything above that ends up in me giving me various problems (fps drops, etc), and I've recently learned that it's not just the CPU's GHZ that I need to focus on. I was told that "single-thread performance" is an important factor, and was pointed to a Intel G3258 processor. Now, obviously I can't just pop an Intel CPU in my motherboards AMD FM2 socket. So I'm thinking of just getting a new CPU all together, and I've been looking at these beautiful machines to fulfill my needs: http://www.cyberpowerpc.com/landingpages/syber/ (Obviously the "Vapor One" line, and not the steam machines) So what configuration would be best for this sort of thing? Here's what I'm thinking: CPU: Intel® Pentium™ Anniversary Edition G3258 3.2 GHz 3MB Intel Smart Cache LGA1150 (All Venom OC Certified) (It's my understanding that it can be overclocked to 4.0Ghz, but I don't know how to do that or if it's necessary for this project, or would it be better 'bang for the buck' to get an i7-4790k?) GPU: AMD Radeon R9 380 4GB GDDR5 PCIe 3.0 x16 (I NEED an AMD GPU, because stereoscopic 3D is important to me, and AMD's method of doing it is vastly superior IMHO thanks to TriDef) RAM: 16GB (How many GBs you have is as far as my understanding of RAM goes, and I thought it'd be nice to double it) PSU: 450 Watts - Standard SFX 80 Plus Bronze Active PFC Power Supply According to the website, that's all I need, but it seems way too low, right? HDD: 1 TB 7200RPM SATA300 Hard Drive I would love a 2TB, but it's only listed as 5400RPM... does that even matter? So there you have it, the build I had in mind. Is that worth the 803$ that the above website is quoting me at? I guess I should also mention that I will be doing basic PC gaming on it as well, but everything I want to play (outside of the PC version of GTA V) runs very well on my current PC. Please let me know what you guys think, because after learning about single-threaded performance, I don't feel like I know half as much as I thought I did about PCs, and really don't want to spend a lot of money just to be disappointed. (I almost bought another AMD APU) lol so you know how bad I almost screwed up.
  13. Hi guys, After lurking my way around here for quite some time now I wanted to show you guys my own build cabinet. It's 100% custom and not like any other cabinet out there. My brother and I love cabinets and retrogames since we were kids so it was just a matter of time before we deceided to build our own cabinet. We have been collecting games and consoles for a long time and always kept our collection up to date at http://retrogamebrothers.com. Therefor we deceided to build a custom cab dedicated to our alias the "retrogamebrothers". Lets start of with the finished product. Also see our cabinet in action If you don't get anything we say, its because its in Dutch. Internals and software Processor: Intel XEON quadcore 3Ghz Memmory: 8GB HDD: 1TB, 7200RPM (Games) SSD: 512MB Samsung portable (OS) 2 Large fans (intake and outtake for airflow at the back) Stereo speakers WiFi USB stick for updates, network games and remote access. Sticks: Sanwa sticks with 8 diagonal restrictor plates Buttons: Default arcade buttons Controller: iPAC2 Monitor: Dell Ultrasharp U2412M OS: Windows 7 Frontend: Hyperspin Emulators: MAME only Materials used 2 large boards of MDF 2 Cans of Black spraypaint Lots of black sticker foil 2 Vynil stickers for the sides Vynil sticker for the marquee 2 pieces of Plexiglass for the marquee and the button panel Lots of screws, woodglue and wooden strips for construction RGB LED lightstrip for the footer LED lightstrip for the marquee Cardboard for the monitor backplate Coinslot, keylocks, wire, wire, wire and more wire Glass window to cover the monitor and monitor backplate Construction We started out by drawing our ideal cabinet on a piece of paper. What do we want? CRT of LCD? standup cabinet or tabletop? 2 player or 4 player? Finally we deceided and skeched some mockups of what we would like. Not much later we started thinking about sizes and shapes and got to the following final draft. After that we started cutting out the panels. Time to apply some paint to the inside of the sidepanels Then, order some goodies and start working on the foot stand (with collapsable wheels) Creating the frontpanel with the coinslot Start putting it toghetter to get an idea of the result Start working on the electronics and PC Creating the art and finnishing the cabinet Putting it toghetter for the last time Almost done! In conclusion It was a lot of work! We had never done anything remotely to working with wood or building a cab but we are really happy with the result! It took us about 3 months to build the whole cab. Since we only worked on it in the evenings and weekends it took us a bit longer then expected. Also figuring out the best way to run HyperSpin, MAME, mapping the buttons, creating configs, downloading movies etc. turned out to be waaaaaaay more work then I thought. By using a subscription to both HyperSpin and EmuMovies I spared mysqlf quite some time. We made the artwork ourself. Since I created an 8 bit retro game a while back I thought it would be cool to run the game on the cabinet en use the artwork for the cabinet as well. It displays my brother and me in 8 bit style and also uses our logo for the marquee and sideart. You can check the game out if you want. Its free, open source and available for MAC, Windows and Linux. http://tweakers.net/acties/tweakbattle I created it with a good friend of mine and the game is build in C++ with SDL. All graphics are created in the Gimp. The cabinet powers on with one single button on the back. It lights the marquee, footer RGB led, LEDS for the coinslot (not in the pictures), the monitor and the PC. The PC resumes Windows from an image stored on the SSD so the cabinets boots into Hyperspin in about 15 seconds. You never see anything from Windows since I modified the resume screen and from there it goes straight into Hyperspin wich was still loaded in memory. We only used MAME games since we love throwing in quarters and play the games we used to play when on holiday. We wanted the authentic feel so no SNES or other retro consoles are installed. We deceided to go with LCD though. It tunred out great! The cabinet is a bit lighter and thinner then using a CRT. Using the MAME HLSL shaders we emulated a great retro look on the LCD. My little nephew even told me to get a new graphics card since it all looked so "blurry" and "pixelated". Just how I wanted it! We recently started building our second cabinet so I hope you guys like the build. Please leave me some feedback on what you love or where yout think we could have done better. We love to learn from it! If you need some info on how we did things, feel free to ask. Thanks for checking this out! Cheers, Retrogame brothers.
  14. Its been awhile since I posted up on here but I have been busy building mini versions of Japanese arcade machines. Particularly the Sega Astro City and MVS-U4. I designed everything on the computer paying close attention to scale and proportions. The cabs are mainly mdf with a bit of apoxie sculpt and shaping. Inside both units is a micro atx system. The screens are 4:3 15" HP LCDs. 1024x768 resolution. The Astro has a scanline generator in it. Note I'm still finishing up the marquee for the Astro. Check out my Facebook page for more projects and info. https://www.facebook.com/multigamesystem **UPDATED SHOT of completed units** 8/25/2015
  15. Hello Pinners & Spinners, Wow what a year for custom & themed artwork designs for our community members. Thanks so much for the steady stream of graphic design projects from our members. It's been a wonderful gamut of ideas and design layouts. Up first is Pin City, my all time favorite so far for VPcabs. The client needed multiple machines of Brad Baker's standard body with red, white & blue powder coated hardware options. Having a one of a kind 3D pinball inspired city design. I had to create a fun commercial free design to showcase some high end pinball machines for a game room distribution company out of St. Louis. These machines ended up in their many showrooms in the Midwest. Thanks to VPcabs and the distribution management team for helping me conjure up this glorious designed projected. Richie Wrench Pinball is a fun project fueled by their company mascot. The client wanted his blonde non-Italian no mustache plumber to be showcased in a water works environment. We tried a few initial title treatments in a few different color layouts to flush (sorry couldn't resist) out the theme for the project. The overall design and use of the mascot turned out to be a wonderful flow of color and space to match the goal of making people more aware of the company's mascot for their plumbing business in Illinois. VPcabs needed a new Mini Cabinet Design with their company logo (which I designed) to be some what aggressive and eye catching for some Midwest pinball conventions. We took an earlier VPcabs standard body & P2k design and reformatted it to fit the new Mini dimensions. The original design was blue, yellow and red and we transformed that into a metallic and brimstone dark edgy design. The results work great for the goal of the project. Last is a piggy back project for a standup arcade classic Goonies. Gbeef designed a beautiful control panel for a HS member who was looking to further that design and create a marquee, 2 sides and a kick plate. The result is a great homage to the movie and Gbeef's attention to detail with great elements from the story used throughout the design. The end result is a real tribute to the classic film. Thanks to all of you who have checked out my posts and have asked questions or inquired about your projects. These design projects are a pleasure to work on and I feel honored when I get to bring these wonderful ideas to life. VPcabs has really set the bar in this realm and each time we tackle a new project great design ideas are spurred and something terrific happens for the community. Speaker bezel art as well as inner rail designs have really evolved the past year and I look forward to more pioneering design solutions in 2015. Thank you all for the work. If you have any questions or would like to talk about your own project ideas please let me know. You can also send me an email by visiting my web site: http://www.jwgfx.com Thank you. All the best! Josh
  16. Here is the beginning of the construction of my other cab, this is the second of 2 custom vewlix cabs based off of the Kraylix and Donnovan Myers Vewlix cabs Kray is building the Control Panels for both cabs and should be done in about 3 weeks... http://www.kraylixarcade.com/ http://www.donovanmyers.com/ here is the link to the vert slim 1 player build http://www.hyperspin-fe.com/forum/showthread.php?t=13030
  17. Hello Spinners & Pinners, I've been busy with a cool graphic design project, my client wanted matching sports themed Chicago Blackhawks designs for his pinball & pedestal machines. I worked with both VPcabs and Dream Home Arcades to custom match all the decal sets for both projects. The goal was to have a 'brother & sister' type design motif for both cabinets. I made similar custom logos for both cabinets and reoccurring design elements for both layouts. The end result is a very cool and modern looking sports game room experience. When both machines are showcased with matching color, quality and attention to detail the proof is in the pudding. I hope to see them together someday in all their glory. What a great project! Thank you Steven for working with me to bring your idea to life. Also thanks to Brad at VPcabs & David at Dream Home Arcades, it was a pleasure working with both of you and your companies. Thanks for checking out my work. I have many other design builds in my albums to check out for pinball, standup, marquee, bartop & pedestal designs. If your interested in having some custom artwork design work for your projects please send me a pm or email. Thank you, all the best! Josh http://www.jwgfx.com
  18. Well I have been reluctant to share my work on here since I find forums to be hyper critical but I figure its about time I show this thing off. I started this project last Feb. and am nearing completion. I wanted to build something unique but still very Japanese and also practical. It comes apart into two pieces at the base of the screen. I designed the thing in Adobe Illustrator working to scale. I'm still debating on what color to paint it. I really like the way it looks with white primer but a semi gloss epoxy paint coating would be nice as well. Let me know what you guys think. The latest thing I worked out was the backlit custom marquee at the top. Making the sticker mask and painting that was way more work than I wanted it to be.
  19. Hello spinners, I just completed a stand up arcade cab design I wanted to share. The client had an interesting challenge in that he wanted to recess the Predator skull on the sides of the build. Add some LED lighting and he ends up with a pretty sweet Predator design. Attached are some pics of the design build. Vince was a great client to work with and provided me with some time saving Photoshop and Illustrator files to hit the ground running. The Side sample panels show the inlay skull design that will live behind the side panels. A circular hole will be cut out to recess the skull with illuminated LED light to pop the design on both sides. The Predator Control Panel was based on the client's design layout. Originally the design was supplied to me as a space themed controller but we changed to the ancient alien Aztec look instead. I found a great Predator movie title font that gets juxtaposed with the Mame classic arcade game text treatment. Put it all together and we get a great looking Predator tribute with some very cool contrast of color and balance. Great project, thanks Vince! If you’re interested in doing an arcade cab or any other design project please PM me about your ideas. Thank you. All the best! Josh
  20. Greetings Spinners & Pinners, please check out a couple of Hyper Pin decal sets custom designed from our exisiting generic set for pinball cabs. Hyper Pin Decal Set - Multi Character Design Update My client wanted a modification of our Hyper Pin generic decal set. We upped the amount of pinball characters in such a way to keep the original design concept in check but also make it more custom. We also revisited the top design layout with Adam’s Family and Star Trek artwork. I made a carbon fiber fire design background to update the original Hyper Pin generic decal set. The dark carbon and colorful fire with updated characters creates an elaborate design with more detailed work to admire. We added Monster Bash and South Park to the design front with the fire and brimstone feel to really pop the classic pinball characters. Hyper Pin Custom Decal Set - Black Knight Another client wanted to modify our current Hyper Pin generic set by adding the Black Knight to the series of characters. We added a 3D grid background and revisited the top design as well. The 3D grid pattern wraps around to the side art from the front to create a seemless pattern. The tops got an update and the set matches the new sides and front design layout and color motif. Please check out my galleries for these and other designs for Pinball, Bartop, Arcade standup & Pedestal style cabinets. I also offer logo design and pretty much anything else you may need from the design world. Please visit my website (which is still in development). You can send me an email by visiting the site: http://www.jwgfx.com Thank you. All the best! Josh
  21. VPcabs hired me to design their new company logo. After we settled on a design they wanted to re-introduce their new company logo so they decided to skin cabs in both P2K and Standard body cabinets with it. The use of color and logo design is used to premiere the VPcab design to the masses and extend the marketing identity of the brand. I made some 3D rails and decided to go with a carbon fiber background for all the decals. This design approach makes for a great presentation of the company to people unfamiliar with virtual pinball. Please check out my galleries for these and other designs for Pinball, Bartop, Arcade standup & Pedestal style cabinets. I also offer logo design and pretty much anything else you may need from the design world. If you want to own one of these machines with this design or any of the other offerings please visit this post by Shakenbake: http://www.hyperspin-fe.com/forum/sh...pening-Special You can also see this design as a completed cabinet at Brad's website: http://www.virtualpinballmachinesrus.com/ Please keep a look out for the other 5 designs. Thanks for checking us out, all the best! Josh
  22. Pump Up the Pinball is a rock out, crank it up theme for music lovers of today. It's one of 6 original designs for Shakenbake's VPcabs production builds. This contemporary visual representation uses wild colors and interesting balance of elements to create a sonic boom of pinball design. Please check out my galleries for these and other designs for Pinball, Bartop, Arcade standup & Pedestal style cabinets. I also offer logo design and pretty much anything else you may need from the design world. If you want to own one of these machines with this design or any of the other offerings please visit this post by Shakenbake: http://www.hyperspin-fe.com/forum/showthread.php?23990-Pinball-2000-Complete-Cabinet-3999-Grand-Opening-Special You can also see this design as a completed cabinet at Brad's website: http://www.virtualpinballmachinesrus.com/ Please keep a look out for the other 5 designs. Thanks for checking us out, all the best! Josh
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