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Took far longer than I expected and I'm easily 60+ hours invested. Over 110 games are represented.

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The rules were:

-Every game/series shown must have had an actual arcade machine at some point.

-Use interesting art instead of game art whenever possible.

-No CG art

-All games must be iconic, classics or be important to me in some way.

Obviously this is a low quality file. The actual image is 73" tall almost 40" wide, 300 DPI and over a gig in size.

Time to have it printed!

So what do you think?

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It's a bit to crowded for my tastes, although I have sewn together a battle jacket that follows this random design in a way. it seems like a realy big pain in the backside to properly allign such a large, pardon the expression,  sticker. I hope it works out :)

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Will be interesting to see on a cabinet. Only part I don't like that I find to be most distracting is where images are lined up creating diagonal lines. Looks like you were going for a sort of random placement of everything but those diagonals sort of grabs your attention and breaks up the randomness.

That's because it isn't random. It was designed like alternating rows of comic panels, but skewed so they aren't running straight left to right.

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it seems like a realy big pain in the backside to properly allign such a large, pardon the expression,  sticker. I hope it works out :)

I'm wondering the same thing. Seems like I should be able to use the same tape technique that works on screen protectors to get them aligned perfectly first shot, but I guess I'll find out.

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Side one is on! This is just a quick pic to post and it doesn't do this decal justice at all. The quality of this print in person is incredible.

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I'll post more photos impressions later after I get it finished and put back together. I'll update this thread http://www.hyperspin-fe.com/topic/507-decals-and-printing-for-your-hyperspin-cabinet/.

I ordered the print from Bowman Signs (from that link) and I was expecting it to be quality due to all the praise and recommendations in that thread. Even so I'm completely blown away by the quality of this material and print. The blacks are pitch black, the colors are shockingly bright, it is pixel perfect in detail with no color bleeding, Some of these panels are only an inch big, yet all the detail printed and came out.

It lined up and went on well, although I did it without enough light and there are some bubbles in it (will they "evaporate I wonder?), but not enough to bug me. Looks great and I'll get the other side done in the morning.

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Looks much better irl :)

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Thanks and yes it does look much better in real life. In person it looks 10x better than that photo. The texture, shine and color of the material is hard to see in a pic.

I'm about to get the other side on. I'll try to get better pics once it's all put back together.

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So I started this project 3 months ago to the day and now that my artwork is on it is finished.

There are still things I'm working on. I'm adding a kickplate, coindoor and building a new CP with Ultrastick360 + rotary's, dual push/pull spinners, trackball and LED buttons. Those are more upgrades though. As it sits today phase one is complete.

Aaaaaahhhhhhhh... Feels good man.

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a little late ;) but I think a red (color of the rest of the cab) stroke around the art a few inches thick would've been nice and make it stand out more

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a little late ;) but I think a red (color of the rest of the cab) stroke around the art a few inches thick would've been nice and make it stand out more

I actually almost did that, had it layered in at one point about 1/2 inch all around the outside. I took it out for two reason though.

1. It would give me no wiggle room. The print would have to be exactly to measurements and I would have to apply it perfectly because not having the outline border not be perfect would have stuck out like a sore thumb.

2. I had no way of knowing if the color red I used in the art would perfectly match the Neo-Geo red I painted the cab and even if it did would it print correctly too? I found out during the painting process that just being off a tiny bit on the reds made huge, noticeable difference.

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I actually almost did that, had it layered in at one point about 1/2 inch all around the outside. I took it out for two reason though.

1. It would give me no wiggle room. The print would have to be exactly to measurements and I would have to apply it perfectly because not having the outline border not be perfect would have stuck out like a sore thumb.

2. I had no way of knowing if the color red I used in the art would perfectly match the Neo-Geo red I painted the cab and even if it did would it print correctly too? I found out during the painting process that just being off a tiny bit on the reds made huge, noticeable difference.

 

Yeah it would be way tougher to apply, but I meant a smaller sticker, not actually red on the outside, but smaller than the actual side of the cab

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Ah, I see what you mean. I didn't think of that. The sides are actually painted black under there though.

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Oh!! Pretty cool!! Congrats! 

 

I'll put a "Last Starfighter" side art in my cabinet. I will show it when I finished.

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Thanks.

Anyone know why the pics are now showing up massive?

When I made this topic they were smaller thumnails that you clicked on to see large. Now they are huge and obnoxious!

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