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I'm looking for a way to add cover art to n64 roms so I can see them when browsing through them in wii64. It would make finding the ones I want much easier. Does anyone know how to do this?
 

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It looks like boxartpacker.c in the Wii64 repo is responsible for creating the boxart.bin file. Does anyone know where the collection of raw image files that boxartpacker.c reads can be downloaded? boxart.bin is missing some artwork and it would be nice to be able to add more by downloading new cover images and rerunning boxartpacker.c manually.
 
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It looks like boxartpacker.c in the Wii64 repo is responsible for creating the boxart.bin file. Does anyone know where the collection of raw image files that boxartpacker.c reads can be downloaded? boxart.bin is missing some artwork and it would be nice to be able to add more by downloading new cover images and rerunning boxartpacker.c manually.
Did anyone ever figure this out and/or update the boxart.bin file?
 

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It looks like boxartpacker.c in the Wii64 repo is responsible for creating the boxart.bin file. Does anyone know where the collection of raw image files that boxartpacker.c reads can be downloaded? boxart.bin is missing some artwork and it would be nice to be able to add more by downloading new cover images and rerunning boxartpacker.c manually.
I understand that this is-- Oh, wait. This is actually quite recent. But anyway, did you ever figure it out?
 

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Ive Got the cover art to work using the boxart.bin file that SaulFabre mentioned above. My question is what is a good size to crop the imgs to? Mine that I downloaded are 256x187, wicked blurry when displayed on my TV. Any ideas? in the mean time I'll mess around a bit.
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So I left IMG size at 256x187 and just used the 4:3 display option. Still a tad fuzzy,but not as bad as the 16:9 display. Here's the entire USA VIMM N64 2D cover art collection. I converted them all to PNG and associated them all with the corresponding .z64 VIMM file names.

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