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I wrapped this up.
It could use some tweaks (IMHO).
But all in all I like it.
If I can find the time I'd like to see if I can get the music from the NES game to use in the background.
Possibly some sound effects from the game.
"Kill Kill Kill" as you move the joystick up and down, that could be neat.

Download this font : http://www.dafont.com/friday13.font

Layout available to download below.

Comments/Feedback welcome.

Custom layouts available : vibefx@gmail.com
« Last Edit: February 07, 2016, 10:43:09 am by mike boss »

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Soooo..... I thought I would come on here and push my services.
I can do more than just MaLa layouts. If you need a marquee, sideart,
control panel, poster, etc........... I may be your guy!
BUT if you want a MaLa layout I know I'm your guy.

So for the next little while anyone looking for a custom MaLa layout
will get :

- custom load screen designed in the same theme of your layout
- default snap image (this displays when no image/snap is found)
- a second background image for your layout (so you can switch back and forth)

$35 US via PayPal for anyone interested

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I was hoping to get another 2 or 3 layouts posted both here and on the MaLa site.
A little something to showcase my work and peak interest for new customers.
My kids on the other hand had a different idea....IE PC time once again limited to near NIL.
HOWEVER I still love doing these layouts, and I'll try to have some new goodies made available
shortly.

For anyone interested in custom stuff I'm still doing these. As noted prior I'm slower,
but I still give them 100% and try to get the finished product to you ASAP.

Let me know what your looking for, what you would like to see and I can give you a quote.
Payments via PayPal as gift in US currency. And I do ask for 50% deposit once price is agreed
upon.

Any other questions please contact me. 

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I'm on a Sega kick the last few weeks. So the 1st person to contact me looking for a Sega layout will get a $20 layout with custom load screen. Any Sega game.........doesn't matter!

vibefx@gmail.com

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Re: Artist for hire. Custom MaLa layouts start @ $25. SEGA promotion
« Reply #364 on: February 26, 2016, 01:46:24 pm »
Soooooooooooooo........................ does anybody want a layout over the weekend ?
Let me know............. vibefx@gmail.com

Layouts start @ $24US (via PayPal as gift).

Quick turn around

Anything you want......... let me know !

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Re: Artist for hire. Custom MaLa layouts start @ $25. SEGA promotion
« Reply #365 on: March 10, 2016, 02:04:01 pm »
Hi all.

Should....SHOULD........ have 3 or 4 layouts coming to the site soon for all.
Outside of that I am still looking for anyone interested in custom work.
Whatever you need let me know, vibefx@gmail.com

Wanna pick up some arcade and retro console goodies, any business is appreciated.

Thank you all

vibefx@gmail.com

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Re: Artist for hire. Custom MaLa layouts start @ $25. SEGA promotion
« Reply #366 on: April 07, 2016, 09:15:29 am »
Been awhile now since I worked on any layouts for anyone.
I'm available to do all kinds of stuff, marquees, CPO, whatever.
Message me here or email me at vibefx@gmail.com .
Let me know what you are looking for and we can work something out.

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Re: ARTIST FOR HIRE: Custom MaLa layouts start @ $25. Email for details.
« Reply #367 on: April 11, 2016, 01:16:48 pm »

MaLa layouts $25............lemme know what you need.
vibefx@gmail.com

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Re: ARTIST FOR HIRE: Custom MaLa layouts start @ $25. Email for details.
« Reply #368 on: April 24, 2016, 02:33:58 pm »
My Friday the 13th layout was clearly not a hit (1 download)........... BOO!
But I assure you all I aim to please!
Every customer is truly happy with the final layout they receive.
Been quite a bit and very little interest, but if anyone is looking for something specific let me know.
I can let you know if I can be of service. Mala layouts are not all I do! I just do them quickly and well !

Anyway vibefx@gmail.com for info.


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Re: ARTIST FOR HIRE: Custom MaLa layouts start @ $25. Email for details.
« Reply #369 on: April 27, 2016, 03:59:25 pm »
Hey, came across this thread and was betting by the time I got to the end of it, it had gone dry! Luckily I see you're still active!

I'm interested in a Ninja Turtles theme, I'll drop you an email tomorrow with some examples of my artwork and let me know what you think!

Thanks
John

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With two little kids I never see my computer anymore and I know it misses me!
Luckily I still get "some" time on the PC and I still love creating stuff.
For anyone interested in a MaLa layout, or even bezel, marquee, control panel, bartop art, etc
let me know. I pride myself on quality work with a quick turnaround.
For details email me at vibefx@gmail.com

Thank you all


@badgerjohn

I sent you the samples I had when/if  you are ready to proceed let me know.
Once you have the resolution we can start.

Thank you
« Last Edit: May 24, 2016, 08:27:37 am by mike boss »

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Re: ARTIST FOR HIRE: Custom MaLa layouts start @ $25. Email for details.
« Reply #371 on: June 20, 2016, 12:28:44 am »
Hi All,

I'm a long time reader but seldom post.  I wanted to check in here and provide an update on the great service i received from Mike/vibefx@gmail.com.

I originally built a custom upright Mame machine almost seven years ago.  I decided to blow the dust off it recently as refresh the look and feel.  To get the level of finish i desired to the front end would have taken me several weeks learning Photoshop/Illustrator skills (time i don't really have).

Instead i reached out to Mike who provided friendly service and a really quick turnaround.  We were able to refine his initial concept over email, and it resulted a great layout for my machine.

TL:DR - if you want a no mess, no fuss solution to getting a professional looking Mala Layout, i can highly recommend Mike's services.

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Re: ARTIST FOR HIRE: Custom MaLa layouts start @ $25. Email for details.
« Reply #372 on: June 22, 2016, 06:44:10 pm »
@ greyhound35

Thank you for the kind words and feedback.
It is very much appreciated.
I thoroughly enjoy working on these MaLa layouts and appreciate all my customers.
I try EVERY TIME to make sure my customers are %100 happy.

Thank you again

I've got a few things on the go right now, but anyone interested can email me at vibefx@gmail.com


Thank you

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Re: ARTIST FOR HIRE: Custom MaLa layouts start @ $25. Email for details.
« Reply #373 on: July 01, 2016, 04:14:45 pm »
Got a few projects on the go now, a Star Wars layout (with sound effects) that I think turned out really awesome.
I'm shocked I've never had a Star Wars request prior.......... odd !
Ah well, it is done and I think it is quite cool.

I also did a generic MAME themed layout , another happy customer !

I'm also doing some custom Street Fighter stuff which  I think will be really F'n cool!

I'll get up some samples with the buyers permission shortly.

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Re: ARTIST FOR HIRE: Custom MaLa layouts start @ $25. Email for details.
« Reply #374 on: July 05, 2016, 09:33:44 pm »
Finally, finally, finally................I started a Blog to feature my Mala layouts.
The plan (should it go to plan) is to feature the layouts with some of the backstory and details used in creating the layout.
My hope is that customers will also include feedback in the comments.

Today is day one, I'm yet to tweak the look of the blog. HOWEVER I did feature a Star Wars layout as the 1st layout.

http://malalayouts.blogspot.ca/

Thoughts and feedback welcome

vibefx@gmail.com

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Re: ARTIST FOR HIRE: Custom MaLa layouts start @ $25. Email for details.
« Reply #375 on: July 22, 2016, 04:57:13 pm »
Been quite busy as of late , I really wanted to work more on the Mala blog.
In due time I'll get to it.

For now I just wanted to say (again!) I'm available for layouts.
Whatever your Mala needs are just let me know.
Layouts start at $25 US , turn around tends to be 72 hours or so.

vibefx@gmail.com

Thank you


take care all

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Re: ARTIST FOR HIRE: Custom MaLa layouts start @ $25. Email for details.
« Reply #376 on: July 28, 2016, 08:30:48 am »
If anyone is interested in a custom layout for MaLa I should have some time this weekend.
Let me know what your looking for and I can try to get it done this weekend.

Anything you want....................sports related, game related, car theme, movie or TV show theme ?
Game of Thrones, UFC, you name it I can do it!

I'm also open to doing marquees, side art, control panels. Let me know what you need and we can work something out.

vibefx@gmail.com

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Re: ARTIST FOR HIRE: Custom MaLa layouts start @ $25. Email for details.
« Reply #377 on: August 02, 2016, 09:09:34 am »
I just completed another layout for a customer, KOMRADE!
I've posted the images on my blog.

http://malalayouts.blogspot.ca/

I still want to tweak the blog, just no time............YET!

When I get a chance to go thru my old external hard drives I'll post some of the old layouts for download.


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Re: ARTIST FOR HIRE: Custom MaLa layouts start @ $25. Email for details.
« Reply #378 on: August 28, 2016, 09:32:56 am »
I'm all caught up on projects and thought again I push my services !
If anyone is interested in a custom MALA layout (or anything else for that matter........marquee, CPO, sideart,etc) let me know.
Best way to contact me is vibefx@gmail.com

I'll provide you with a quote, and constant samples as progress is made. I'm happy when your happy.
Payment via PayPal.

Thank you all

vibefx@gmail.com

I still plan on working hard on the blog. I want to customize the entire look of it.
I plan on putting all my projects on the blog, possibly getting even wider exposure.
All be it BYOAC has been (and is) an incredible community to belong to.

When I have a shot I'd like to go through some of my old external HDD's and retrieve
some old layouts. I'd love it if I could host the layouts for download on the blog.


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Re: ARTIST FOR HIRE: Custom MaLa layouts start @ $25. Email for details.
« Reply #379 on: September 14, 2016, 10:12:10 am »
Hi All!

If anyone is interested in anything MaLa (or whatever honestly) let me know.
Marquee, control panel, side art, etc ?

vibefx@gmail.com

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Re: ARTIST FOR HIRE: Custom MaLa layouts start @ $25. Email for details.
« Reply #380 on: September 15, 2016, 09:32:13 pm »
Have you done any layouts for AttractMode yet?

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Re: ARTIST FOR HIRE: Custom MaLa layouts start @ $25. Email for details.
« Reply #381 on: September 19, 2016, 08:51:37 am »
As of late I've been busy with the kids and family obligations.
Not really too much time to play....but I miss my PC, I miss creating.
I haven't done anything for Attract Mode...I may however, just unsure when.
But, as always I make time for customers. With that said if anyone is interested
in anything please feel free to contact me. Most layouts $25/30 with a custom load
screen. The ability to further customize with sound effects, custom default images,
extra backgrounds, etc available for an extra cost.

Contact me at vibefx@gmail.com

Free time has been lacking as of late. I want to keep putting out content and updating my blog. If I can locate older layouts on one of my HDD's I'll make them available.

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Re: ARTIST FOR HIRE: Custom MaLa layouts start @ $25. Email for details.
« Reply #382 on: November 20, 2016, 10:31:30 am »
I'm just wrapping up my last custom layout for a repeat customer.
I love repeat business, and want to extend a big thank you to everyone who has purchased a MALA layout from me.

My latest layout was a "Sega Swing" layout designed at 640 x 480 for an arcade monitor.
It included two load screens and sound effects.............. gotta have that "Sega" start up sound effect !

I'll post the samples here and on my blog once complete.

Available for custom work, vibefx@gmail.com

Thank you

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Re: ARTIST FOR HIRE: Custom MaLa layouts start @ $25. Email for details.
« Reply #383 on: November 22, 2016, 12:14:22 pm »
Here it is - it's awesome:
imgupload

Here's the cabinet:


Thanks Mike!!!

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Re: ARTIST FOR HIRE: Custom MaLa layouts start @ $25. Email for details.
« Reply #384 on: November 29, 2016, 12:53:22 am »
Hi everyone. Just showing off my recently completed Back to the Future themed Mame arcade machine. Mike did the Mala screens for me which Im really happy with. Theyre supposed to loosely resemble the Delorean time circuit from the movie and think they really pull the whole theme together. I have a few of the movie sound effects loaded for different  functions in the menu and the whole soundtrack playing in the menus background.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D1jCutdBJVY
« Last Edit: November 29, 2016, 03:10:57 am by Spleen21 »

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Re: ARTIST FOR HIRE: Custom MaLa layouts start @ $25. Email for details.
« Reply #385 on: December 02, 2016, 08:50:52 pm »
Thank you guys for posting and sharing.
I appreciate it and I thank you for your business.

I think both layouts look great installed in the cabinets.

If anyone else is interested in a layout please let me know.
I'd be happy to help.

vibefx@gmail.com

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Re: ARTIST FOR HIRE: Custom MaLa layouts start @ $25. Email for details.
« Reply #386 on: December 23, 2016, 11:08:33 am »
Big thank you to Mike for putting together a great custom MaLa layout and equally as important helped me get it all set up. He does great work and very quick turnaround. If you are looking for help I wouldn't hesitate hiring Mike!  Thanks again Mike.

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Re: ARTIST FOR HIRE: Custom MaLa layouts start @ $25. Email for details.
« Reply #387 on: December 24, 2016, 11:32:01 am »
Here is the sample of the layout I created for NaptownChief.

We finished it off with sound effects.............really cool!
We took sound effects from Hyper Sports and the music from the load screen.
Really cool !

I'm available over the holidays for anyone looking for a MaLa layout (or anything really).

Let me know what your looking for and I can probably help.

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Re: ARTIST FOR HIRE: Custom MaLa layouts start @ $25. Email for details.
« Reply #388 on: January 09, 2017, 09:26:03 am »
mike boss , can you do skins for Maximus Arcade?

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Re: ARTIST FOR HIRE: Custom MaLa layouts start @ $25. Email for details.
« Reply #389 on: January 10, 2017, 08:29:27 pm »
@ keropi

I think I tried one time and there was A TON more to it.
I can look again, but I'm leaning towards NOPE!
Get MaLa -------- then I can help ! LOL

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Re: ARTIST FOR HIRE: Custom MaLa layouts start @ $25. Email for details.
« Reply #390 on: February 19, 2017, 10:33:43 am »
Hi all.

I wanna post a few more samples here shortly.

Also want to remind anyone looking for a MaLa layout to hit me up, vibefx@gmail.com

Let me know what you'd like.....marquee's , CPO's , just name it !

vibefx@gmail.com

thanks all

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Re: ARTIST FOR HIRE: Custom MaLa layouts start @ $25. Email for details.
« Reply #391 on: February 19, 2017, 10:37:59 am »
My buddy has been bit HUGE by the retro gaming bug.
Both he and his two sons really enjoy thrifting, flea markets, and garage sales looking for gems.
His two sons even put out videos sharing their passion for gaming.
They call themselves "The Lo Res Bros."

As a thank you to him I did up this logo so they could possibly incorporate it somehow.

If your looking for some artwork I can possibly help you out.
Best way to contact me is thru my email, vibefx@gmail.com

I do more than just MaLa layouts ! lol

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« Reply #392 on: February 26, 2017, 12:20:42 pm »
Layouts, design work, whatever...................email me at vibefx@gmail.com !

thanks all

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Re: ARTIST FOR HIRE: Custom MaLa layouts start @ $25. Email for details.
« Reply #393 on: March 22, 2017, 09:31:54 pm »
Wanted to bump up my thread here.
I'm still available for custom work if anyone is interested.
I've been on a bit of an NES kick as of late...wanting to pick up a NES themed case for my Raspberry Pi and some empty NES carts for other projects.

Anyone want an NES themed layout ? Any layout ? Anything ?

Lemme know....perhaps I'll do some kinda March Madness if you need multiple layouts.

vibefx@gmail.com

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Re: ARTIST FOR HIRE: Custom MaLa layouts start @ $25. Email for details.
« Reply #394 on: March 29, 2017, 08:20:20 pm »
I wanted to add this demo sheet I made to explain a few Mala things.
I figure it may help with some commissions, or just Mala users who have questions.

When I'm creating a layout I like my snaps/videos in a "window", same thing applies to my gameslist.
I like the "windows" rectangular or square. This is my preference because of how Mala deals with transparency.

All be it I can layer my layout in such a way that I mask some of my snaps, no matter what I do the video always plays "on top."

So If I've gone with rounded corners for my windows I can contain my gameslist in this window, and I can contain my snap in one as well.
However if I plan on using videos the effect would be lost.

I created this image (and I know some of the window proportions are off....it's for demo) to illustrate this.

Image one (top left) is my basic layout, top right is the layout populated with snap/video and gameslist.
You can see the snap/video is contained in the window.
You can select an option in Mala to make sure your snap fills the window.

Bottom left is a layout with rounded corners.
You can see the snap (all be it scaled poorly) is behind the window, giving it the rounded corner effect.
It also fills the box. However bottom right is the video image, I used a white and blue stroke to show that the video is playing on top of the window.

Hopefully this info may be of some use to Mala users or future customers.

Thanks all


vibefx@gmail.com for your design needs ! Hit me UP !

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NEWEST CUSTOM LAYOUT

I had a repeat customer looking for a Raider inspired layout for a friend.

If I'm correct the cabinet was going to be a vertical cabinet and used for SHUMP games.

(Shoot Em Up's).


The customer was really happy with his previous layout and pretty much gave me the creative control on this.


The info windows were inspired by the Raiden arcade flyer.


All in all I think the project came out really well and I'm happy to say another happy customer.

Any interested customers can reach me at vibefx@gmail.com for a quote.

Thank you --- most layouts just $25 w/ a custom load screen



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Re: ARTIST FOR HIRE: Custom MaLa layouts start @ $25. Email for details.
« Reply #396 on: June 04, 2017, 09:43:27 am »
I'd like to drum up some business and it's been a bit since I had offered any sort of sale/special.

So for the next lil bit lets offer........................

Any fixed size custom MaLa layout with a second variant layout and custom load screen for $35 USD.

I can include the PSD for any customer who is interested.

If I can get 5 custom layouts in the next month or so I'll do a poll here on the thread for a free general release layout.
I'll include a few popular options and the option with the most votes will be available here, the Mala website and my blog.

vibefx@gmail.com for any questions,comments, thoughts, and feedback

Thank you all



vibefx@gmail.com



Random thought of the day, I know not arcade related....but I'm shocked I've never done any Walking Dead layouts.
Or for that matter TV related layouts. I guess it kinda makes sense.

  
 

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