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Author Topic: Starting my cab but need help/advice  (Read 1151 times)

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Starting my cab but need help/advice
« on: April 24, 2003, 07:30:39 pm »
Ok I am starting the conversion of a Dynamo cab with a 27" monitor. I want it to have a 4 players, 4 way joystick, spinner, trackball with buttons. I will use the I-PAC4 with Opti-pac and ArcadeVGA, and oscar for the spinner. (Yes I know this will be big)

But I really need help designing a theme and the art to go with it. This is what truely seperates an ok cabinet from an exceptional one.

Orignally I was going to do a black with yellow accessories theme but something this big needs more colors. I was thinking some thing like this http://zinfari.iwarp.com/images/day_10-13_cp_top_6-low.jpg maybe crossed with http://www.cybercoma.com/supercade/images/cp_front.jpg

I basically wanna copy zinfari's design but I have (NO, zero, none, nada) computer art skills. I was thinking that I would change the colors a little and make the characters 2 SF chars in the middle and 2 old school chars on the outside.

Could some one help me with the panel overlay? Free or not...

Any other ideas for a theme are welcome.

-Derrick

Pictures soon to come at www.ghettochild.com

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Re:Starting my cab but need help/advice
« Reply #1 on: April 25, 2003, 12:11:43 pm »
You must contact Zakk at Massive Mame. He made my marquee (based on one of his existing designs) and didn't charge me. He's a good guy.....

Click on this link to see his avail. art & good luck!:
http://www.mameworld.net/massive/Artwork/Artwork.htm

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