Backup Channel Images (Imitation of Disc Channel)

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  1. asthepenguinflie
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    Edit: The entire package (all my .psd files, a couple compiled versions of the channel etc) has been released. Please go to page 6 to find it.

    Ok... So I've spent a while today doing my best to make an almost direct graphical copy of the wii disc channel, but for backups. These are just the images though, as I'm running a mac and have no clue what programs I should be using to create a wad. The images should all be the right size, however I can't be positive. If someone could look at them and let me know, that'd be great.

    Also, is it possible that someone link me to a generic "by hand" channel creation tutorial? I see the loop music tutorial etc, but not one about basic channel creation. I keep finding info that involves pc applications, or that assumes prior knowledge and nowhere does there seem to be a definitive guide to follow in order to make a custom channel. However, maybe I'm looking in the wrong place. I assume I'll have to unpack a wad etc, but I'm admittedly in the dark on all of this. Sorry for asking, I see a lot of people asking for this already, but nowhere have I found anything that actually helps me. I'd prefer not to have to use something like WADder, because I'm a bit of a perfectionist and I want to loop music etc.

    Anyway, here's the images, feel free to use, critique etc. If there's anything you think I ought to change, let me know. I want to eventually make a matching disc dumper channel as well.

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  2. slaphappygamer

    Member slaphappygamer GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    except for the "backup launcher" and "0.3 Gamma" at the bottom, its great. im gonna try to use the WADder tools for the first time.
     
  3. zidane_genome

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    If you can wait a few min, I'm making you a WAD now...
     
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    does this contain the 002 fix?
     
  6. swf3

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    and auto boot?
     
  7. zidane_genome

    Member zidane_genome My sword has a +2 bleeding... wanna test it out?

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    This is the WiiGator 0.3 Gamma .dol from his 'blog' on the site here...

    Here is the post that has the .dol
     
  8. asthepenguinflie
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    Newcomer asthepenguinflie Member

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    Ok, now a banner with no info... It is classier after all.

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  9. zidane_genome

    Member zidane_genome My sword has a +2 bleeding... wanna test it out?

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    if you post a link to the .dol with the 002 fix and has autoboot, I'll toss it into a WAD for ya...

    also, if you want a sound, let me know what you want...
     
  10. fotd

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    thanks for making the wad. wish it had the 002 fix, but no autoload thing. Best artwork for any of the launchers.
     
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    Not sure if this is what you need or not. but i found this link.
    http://www.mediafire.com/?3yuv4mumiv3

    Personally I prefer it without any sound.
     
  12. asthepenguinflie
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    Thanks, it took me a bit of time. Luckily I had already made the wii disc and dvd-r images for some disc covers I use, so it was just a matter of taking some pictures of the disc channel (for reference) and throwing around a few shapes and gradients in photoshop.

    Once again, a link to info on how I can pack this into a wad myself would be handy. But thanks zidane for putting it into a wad already!

    P.S. For it to imitate the disc channel all it'd need is a bit of a tone to play when you enter it. Shouldn't be too hard. But for now, I think silent is a good idea.

    P.S.S. Perhaps we need this: http://rapidshare.com/files/175523289/oo2press1.dol It seems to be the .dol we'd want for this (002 fix, autoboot, press 1 etc).
     
  13. OriginalHamster

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    Here's the Wii logo bootup sound used in japanese TV spot, it's the one Nintendo uses official to present the Wii logo, pretty sleek and minimalist.

    I formated it to use with WADder, no changes needed

    http://www.megaupload.com/es/?d=N9UV8JDL

    BTW in wich format do you work, PNG, JPG or BMP? Looks great, good work
     
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    I actually make everything in photoshop, or illustrator. It's just that when I finish I tend to save a copy as .png. I'll take a look at the .wav you posted and see what is available. Thanks for that.
     
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    Ok... So I went ahead and made a wad...

    It's autoboot, press 1, and 002 fix. Currently, the channel is silent.

    Penguin's Backup Channel

    I wish I could animate this thing.
     
  16. fiveighteen

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    When 0RANGECHiCKEN releases their tools for animating channels you can add it. Until then, very nice job. I'm thinking of using the images for my SoftChip loader. [​IMG]
     
  17. Baklava

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    @ asthepenguinflies
    I would really like a Dutch version. Let me know if you're interested! This is by far the best wii look I've seen on the backup channel.
     
  18. KiiWii

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    thanks!
     
  19. IronMask

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    Yeah Penguin nice work... I am still using the one I sent you... looks very Wii-ish! Perfect for putting this on some of my family's wii's so when people come over they won't figure it out so easily!

    Merry Xmas everyone!
     
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    Very nice [​IMG]
     

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