Homebrew Channel Skin Requests

Discussion in 'Wii - Emulation and Homebrew' started by MarcusRaven, Oct 4, 2011.

Oct 4, 2011
  1. MarcusRaven
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    Member MarcusRaven HBC Theme Maker

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    Special thanks to raulpica for making this topic a sticky!

    Okay, so I love skinning. I made two over twenty skins for the Homebrew Channel. So my question to you guys is what my next theme should be. Leave your feedback, and check out my other themes! ^_^ I will try to make a new theme every week. (No promises, as I have a life too! Lol.)

    Don't forget that you can also make your own!
    Check out my tutorial!

    -I plan on adding some new revisions for font usage and other tweaks. Keep a look out!

    To Download from FileTrip More Easily:

    1. Click the Download Button on the right-hand side.
    2. Choose "Manual Download."
    (This will give you the direct file without FileTrip's exe downloader.)

    Apparently, new updates made this not a thing anymore. Go figure!

    INSTRUCTIONS TO INSTALL THEMES:

    1. Extract contents of Rar file to the ROOT of your SD card. (Folder structure is already in place. Merge folders when asked.)
    2. Insert SD card into Wii and go to Homebrew Channel.
    3. Find the icon for desired theme, and launch like any other Homebrew. (You can change on the fly like this as well.)
    4. To revert to original theme, simply delete Homebrew Channel save data from Wii using the Memory Management screen.

    NEWEST THEME(S)
    Click on the Theme Name for a Filetrip download!

    Pokémon Sun -10/13/2016
    [​IMG]
    This theme turns your Homebrew Channel into an inferno powerhouse!

    Pokémon Moon -10/13/2016
    [​IMG]
    This theme covers your Homebrew Channel in mysterious shadows!

    Paper Mario Color Splash -10/11/2016
    [​IMG]
    As a gift for waiting for me to fix broken links, have a new theme! ^_^ It even has a custom font!

    Older themes:
    Warning: Spoilers inside!


    INSTRUCTIONS TO INSTALL THEMES:

    1. Extract contents of Rar file to the ROOT of your SD card. (Folder structure is already in place. Merge folders when asked.)
    2. Insert SD card into Wii and go to Homebrew Channel.
    3. Find the icon for desired theme, and launch like any other Homebrew. (You can change on the fly like this as well.)
    4. To revert to original theme, simply delete Homebrew Channel save data from Wii using the Memory Management screen.

    Want to make your own?Check out my tutorial!
     
    Last edited by MarcusRaven, Oct 13, 2016


  2. Geren

    Member Geren GBAtemp Regular

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    Wow, I really like the MM Zero one! it's pretty cool.

    Personally, I would like to see what you could come up with a metroid theme [​IMG]
     
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    How about something to do with Mario 64
     
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    Member musicman61554 GBAtemp Regular

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    An easy request for ya, Diddy did a dark purple theme for the wii, so a dark purple homebrew theme would be sweet. Especially if you did a dark purple homebrew channel. There is one going around but it is a light purple.
     
  5. MarcusRaven
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    Got a screenshot I can see? Can't seem to find anything about it on my own. If I can see it, I'll see what I can do.
     
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    Okay, so is there a way to extract the files from a mym file? If so I can put this together eventually.
     
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    People is wise over here, Metroid is the right answer.
     
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    MYM file = ZIP file. You can extract it with any archive manager (or if you use Windows you can just rename it to .ZIP and extract with the built in ZIP extractor. But you probably have a proper archive manager anyway, and it should be able to do it without having to rename).

    Any images are most likely in PNG format. However, many of the edits in themes are done with BRLYT edits (any colour changes for example), which you can use Benzin to convert to XMLYT files (basically just an XML document) - in these edits, you won't get images. You can compare the XMLYT to the original from the regular System Menu, and see what colours have been changed and from that work out what colours to use in your HBC theme, but it's quite a lot of hassle.

    EDIT: But for example, you would be able to get the images from the health screen and the background of the disc channel etc.
     
  10. MarcusRaven
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    Okay, so after a LONG and complicated amount of research, trial, and error, I got the background image out of that theme. >.< (Thanks greatfully to Show Mii Wads.) So I'll put that one on the back burner to be worked on eventually.

    Found that my Kirby theme won't stay the theme when set on the HBC, and I figured out why. The background images were too big, making the theme too big for the HBC save file to create properly. It reverts when this happens. Fixed it by flattening the pngs for the backgrounds. Will upload fixed version soon. (Look for an edit.)

    Already finished a Metroid theme. Will be releasing that, along side a couple others, on Friday. [​IMG]
     
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    Battletoads pl0x
     
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    Def appreciate the work man. I know it takes some time. Thanks again.
     
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    Its a lot easier than people think though. After I get a few of my own posted, I'll write up a tutorial.
     
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    A Phoenix Wright theme would be nice, but that's probably not your thing.
     
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    Megaman starforce * [​IMG]
     
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    Dude, I LOVE Phoenix Wright, and so does my wife. Those were the first games I installed (after Pokemon Rumble) once I got my Wii hacked. [​IMG] I'll add it to the list. So many resources I can make a use of for that series. [​IMG]

    So far, my request list is, in no particular order:

    Mario 64
    Battletoads
    Mega Man Starforce (Another series I
     
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    Starwars (episodes 4-6 only)
    Transformers ( Animation or old... a'hem action figure art)
    Commodore 64 (computer or games collage)
    Atari 2600 (console or games collage)
    Donkey Kong (on the Game & Watch, or a general Game & Watch theme)

    My 2 cents.
     
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    I have always loved duck hunt ....just make sure we can shoot that dog this time
     
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    get a copy of the arcade version of duck hunt. you can shoot the dog in the bonus level.
     
  20. TheDarkSeed

    Member TheDarkSeed I'm a pretentious sack of shit

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    Wtf, you can skin the homebrew channel? [​IMG] This is news to me.

    I've been popping those damned bubbles all this time! >:(
     

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