Icons and screenshots for developers

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Oct 25, 2011
  1. JoostinOnline
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    If any developers want screenshots of channels they made or icons for their homebrew apps, just ask here. I will make icons for anybody, but they take a lower priority than a developer's request, should there be one.

    Screenshots
    I have a USB Gecko, so just post your wad here and I'll make a screenshot for you. If it's animated, I'll make several and you can pick one that looks the best. Just post your wad file.

    Icons
    I'm not the best when it comes to graphics, but I love a challenge. Give me an idea of what you want it too look like (please don't just say "whatever you think will look good") and I'll make a basic version. From there, tell me what you want changed. Don't hesitate to ask for changes, picky is good. I can also start over if you want.
    Here are some examples of past icons I've made:
    Warning: Spoilers inside!
    A complete collection can be found on my Blackmarket Icons thread at HacksDen.

    Private requests
    If you are working on a project, but don't want to make it public yet, just send your request via PM. I'll keep our conversation private and won't share anything you tell me.
     
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    Ok so I don't know how to make a transparent png; sorry :( I did however find some images I like :) and if your willing to do something with em that would be great :)
    [​IMG] Maybe drop the right half and remove final fantasy and so something special up top??

    Also on http://finalfantasy.wikia.com/wiki/Moogle there are a ton of moogle pics.
     
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    A PNG can have a transparent background instead of the more common white background. This makes it much easier for me to edit the image (or pieces of it). I can make change a white background to transparent, but it takes quite a bit of work if you want it to look good.

    Now that I know what Moogle looks like, I can get some transparent ones. If not, I'll edit some of the ones on that page.

    Just to be clear, this is for postLoader, right?
     
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    I've made two, one using that pic you linked to above, and other just something I wanted to try. I really don't like either one and will happily start over later, but I just got a new book that I am dying to read so my concentration is like 37% right now, lol. You can hate these until I get back, lol.
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    PS: If I'm gone for the next day or so, it's because I'm reading Inheritance, or I was murdered and buried in the desert (while reading Inheritance), so don't worry. ;)
     
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    I could use an icon for a neek launcher, so that it can be launched from the homebrew channel.
    I was thinking to call the application bootneek.
    I will also create a small application to switch back from neek nand to real nand. That one should be called bootnand.
    Whenever you have the time to create them and the interest, please let me know.
    I have no artistic talent, but maybe the postloader III icons would look nicer if the text would be slightly transparant or a little shadowed.
    It's a bit to much text and to less picture the way it is now. Changing the text color to non black might maybe help as well.
    No offense, I probably wouldn't do it any better. It's so easy to criticise other peoples work..
     
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    I'll start working on them. :)

    Thanks, I want as many suggestions as I can get. I wish kylster would respond to it though.

    I was trying to make it look like the final fantasy logos, but I didn't do a very good job of it.
     
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    it looks really nice :) the 1st img is not bad maybe if Postloader III was smaller in size and the characters could display more. That's actually how you will see most images like that. Old school characters with text above their head just like it displayed in game but I do like it :) Also the touch of FF7 is sweet it's like a classic and brings back memories.

    EDIT: how is that book?
     
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    Thanks, I'll touch them up. If you want I'll work on another one since I didn't really meet your original request for one with Moogle.

    The book is great, but I still have around 700 pages to go. :D
     
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    Okay, I have two variations of the first one. The first I changed the size of the text so it doesn't overlap, but it looked too empty. I went ahead and added Moogle in there in a second one. It still looks pretty empty though.

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    To download the original png files, go here:
    http://www.mediafire.com/?b7bna9jwele78

    Remember, I'm not satisfied until you are so just say the word and I'll start over from scratch.
     
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    It's perfect! You may not think it looks good or is rather empty but this is how it goes the characters or the blue dragon (which you see in FF IV) and then the line spreads acrooss the screen and final fantasy is written atop the line. It's not only elegant but any true Final Fantasy fan see the similarity and the thought you put forth. Like I said it may be a small change to you but it's exactly what I had in mine :) Thank You.

    On a side not Mog is perfect it looks to be the exact same one as in FF3(USA); FF6(JPN).

    From left to right:
    Mog, Black Mage
     
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    I'm using the one with Mog :) It somehow seems to complete the image.
     
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    Ok, I was just checking out. Thanks to Xflak and GiantPune, we might have found the perfect application to run with it.
     
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    But let's face it, the icon is the only thing that really matters. ;)
     
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    Every byte matters...
     
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    Warning: Spoilers inside!
    Just wanted to show you how it looks; quite nice I agree.

    EDIT: When are you going to release the .png for neekbooter? OverJoy already linked the file on code.google
     
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    When it's done. :P

    Lol, hopefully both will be done tomorrow. Sorry it's taking so long.
     
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    It's cool I though you had already finished it; didn't mean to rush perfection.
     
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    While I'm working on new ones, let me show you the first ones I made:
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    [​IMG]

    obcd wants one with a chip instead, but I thought I might as well post those.
     

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