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[WIP] Aura 4K
« on: June 18, 2017, 04:49:44 PM »
This is my last review of Aura design for retroFE called Aura 4K. It is a layout with a native resolution of 4K, for use with a monitor or television with 4K resolution.

First Trailer

Selected game:


Selected game, two second after:


After selecting the game, for 10 seconds, you can see the configuration of the controls:


* This layout requires adapted and edited artworks
* Work in progress (redesigning control settings screen and other stuff)
« Last Edit: October 15, 2017, 11:03:02 PM by igarikoitz »

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Re: New noname theme
« Reply #1 on: June 18, 2017, 05:08:11 PM »
Yeah, saw it on YouTube earlier; looks very good to me. 😀

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Re: [WIP] New noname theme
« Reply #2 on: June 22, 2017, 09:24:41 PM »
Thanks to @Pieter Hulshoff, for including the new feature <onMenuIdle>. Here you have a video / image to show to see its utility.

Test 2

YouTube / Vimeo



- Possibility to see game captures with just wait two seconds.
« Last Edit: June 22, 2017, 09:46:58 PM by igarikoitz »

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Re: [WIP] New noname theme
« Reply #3 on: June 22, 2017, 10:32:42 PM »
Very impressive indeed! Looks like a lot of effort will go into getting all the art though, or will it?

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Re: [WIP] New noname theme
« Reply #4 on: June 24, 2017, 11:31:22 AM »
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Very impressive indeed! Looks like a lot of effort will go into getting all the art though, or will it?
No problem, google is my friend :)

How about the implementation of .info files for games? Do you intend to do it or do you discard the idea?. I need it to make the implementation of the controls screen much easier for the community. Once I have this finished I will release "aura" on GitHub.

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Re: [WIP] New noname theme
« Reply #5 on: June 24, 2017, 12:21:50 PM »
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Very impressive indeed! Looks like a lot of effort will go into getting all the art though, or will it?
No problem, google is my friend :)

How about the implementation of .info files for games? Do you intend to do it or do you discard the idea?. I need it to make the implementation of the controls screen much easier for the community. Once I have this finished I will release "aura" on GitHub.
Just curious on the controls thing.  Cpwiz will do per game controller images.  It can batch images out per game.  I used it for mame on my setup.  Just an idea if per game info not an option.  Themes look great btw.  Good luck.

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Re: [WIP] New noname theme
« Reply #6 on: June 24, 2017, 12:47:19 PM »
Of course I will implement it; just been a little occupied with pi3 support. It will be added before too long. 😀

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Re: [WIP] Aura 4K
« Reply #7 on: October 14, 2017, 10:30:45 AM »
Edited the first page to show my latest work. From now on I will only work on this design (Aura 4K), because it is much simpler, intuitive and beautiful than the original aura. Everything I have learned with aura, I applied it in a more functional way in Aura 4K

I'm really sorry for those who expected the original aura design to come out. Designing and editing two layout and all of artworks takes a lot of time out of my life and I am not willing to leave other things aside because I am 100% of my free time designing for retrofe.

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Re: [WIP] Aura 4K
« Reply #8 on: October 14, 2017, 01:26:31 PM »
Damn, that looks good! We really should look into mass converting and creating artwork for this theme.

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Re: [WIP] Aura 4K
« Reply #9 on: October 15, 2017, 11:09:32 PM »
Damn, that looks good! We really should look into mass converting and creating artwork for this theme.

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I am finalizing the details and optimizing the images so that it works as fluid as possible. As soon as I finish the optimization phase I will explain what artworks and what modifications are needed to add the games to this Layout.

I've worked hard over the weekend to redesign the controls screen. I've put a screenshot on the first page of the thread. What do you think?

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Re: [WIP] Aura 4K
« Reply #10 on: October 16, 2017, 06:53:29 AM »
I like it. It's a lot of work pulling the artwork together, but perhaps it gathers a following like Aeon Nox on HyperSpin did.

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Re: [WIP] Aura 4K
« Reply #11 on: October 21, 2017, 12:18:01 AM »
This layout work with 1080 displays ? Or only 4K ? I was looking foward on standard Aura. Good job btw.

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Re: [WIP] Aura 4K
« Reply #12 on: October 21, 2017, 08:56:53 AM »
This layout work with 1080 displays ? Or only 4K ? I was looking foward on standard Aura. Good job btw.
RetroFE will automatically scale any layout to your screen settings, so that should be no issue.

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