Skin for Acekard 2

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Apr 21, 2010

Skin for Acekard 2 by bekar at 10:45 AM (5,798 Views / 0 Likes) 19 replies

  1. bekar
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    Thing is, I'm using YSMenu because I just LOVE my skin [​IMG]
    I want to move to Wood R4, but it has kinda crappy themes... I was wondering,
    Could someone make a 'clone' or lookalike to this theme, but an Acekard 2 theme (to use with Wood R4)?

    I use:
    iYSMenu skin


    It looks awesome, I'm just so attached to it.
    I'd seriously appreciate it if someone could make an Acekard 2 version.
    Thanks [​IMG]
     
  2. Dark^'^Knigh

    Member Dark^'^Knigh GBAtemp Maniac

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    I feel sorry for you if you honestly believe YSMenu skins (and there's not many) are better than Acekard skins, but, each to their own.
    I've grabbed quite a few from NDSThemes. GGirl, to name one, creates some pretty nifty themes, IMHO.
     
  3. ziko360

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    LOL ysmenu themes are shit compared to acekard 2 ones
     
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    The layout of Ak2 is just so different from YSMenu, it's a far stretch to get something to look similar to that theme in Ak2 format. The file browser is in the lower screen and does not have adjustable dimensions. There's also no need for alternating row colors because only 4 files are displayed at a time. I imagine you could make a request on the NDSThemes forums for an Ak2 theme inspired by or stylized kind of like that one, but my point is that it's not very port friendly.
    I just recently got into making skins on that site myself.
     
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    Well, depends on what you mean by better...
    YSMenu supports 24bit BMPs... AceKard only supports 16bit, so the images often times look a little gritty when you convert them.
    Also, not so much with AKAIO, but WoodR4 at least also renders the images a little bit gritty/blocky.

    Those two points combine for some not-so-pretty images.
     
  6. bekar
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    I know you may think Acekard skins are better, but trust me this YSMenu just looks too good on my Black DS Lite.

    I'm not saying try to make a copy of it, I'm saying maybe an Apple Mac or iTunes theme might be fine.
    Because iYSMenu does have an Apple feel to it...


    So no-one's up to the task? Hm... I guess there really isn't many awesome Acekard skin makers [​IMG]
     
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    this is the same guy who said ysmenu is better than wood r4 [​IMG]
     
  8. bekar
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    and you can see a strong reason why.
    By the way please don't put useless comments and spam up this thread, because those people really aren't needed. [​IMG]
     
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    @ bekar: OK Lets get this right - you want a Acekard skin that uses the graphics that's used in the iYSMenu - right ??

    Easiest way
    Warning: Spoilers inside!
    - Nice challenge though - Make a Acekard skin (that has 21 graphics) from a YS skin that only has 2
    Might just take you up on that tomorrow (I'm in work on Night shift ATM)

    EDIT: OK I had a little free time in work - so I cobbled this together
    [​IMG]
    not tried it on a DS yet (as I'm still in work) & for some reason I can't get onto filetrip ATM - so I can't upload it
     
  10. rockstar99

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    not strong
     
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    OK - Filetrip now working so here's the link:
    Acekard 'iYSMenu' skin

    Give it a try & let me know how it goes
     
  12. basher11

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    looks good.

    edit: skin is great! looks nice, and i like the style. great job CannonFoddr!

    this is gonna be my skin for a while
     
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    Glad you like - let's hope 'bekar' does as well [​IMG]

    Still not bad for 1/2 hour work IMHO
     
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    *SIGH* not looking to increase my warn level...so, yep...I admit it I was wrong. Going to my PC now to delete all of those Acekard themes I've downloaded of my trusty R4 running WoodR4 and replace them with the better YSMenu themes. I'll just keep them to use on my Acekard 2i instead.
    16bit instead of 24bit, what the heck was I thinking. Oh well, thanks for the tip and sorry I was so stupid in the first place.
     
  15. bekar
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    Thanks, you are epic [​IMG]
    Seriously, now my Wood looks somewhat good.
    Thanks a bunch [​IMG]
     
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    That's what she said?

    But I agree, looks pretty sexy.
     
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    She? You mean me? haha... [​IMG]

    Well yeah. It's a pretty slick skin, although it looks better on YSMenu.
    But who's complaining? It still looks pretty awesome on Wood.
     
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    "That's what she said" is a joke...
    Someone says something, you say "That's what she said" and turn it into a sexual innuendo.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q-wf2pP7T0Y
     
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    wood r4 uses acekard 2 themes right??
     
  20. jurassicplayer

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    That would be correct (thus the reason this thread exists xD). You probably would have been able to deduce it if you know how the acekard folders are setup.
     

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