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#1 compl3x

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 15:39

I've come up with a method for creating wallpapers from classic NES/SNES games and I was wondering whether others would be interested in seeing more of these kinds of art:

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This is an example. I want to do more, and I can do it from pretty much any old school game. I'd like to know people appreciate this kind of stuff before I invest any time into it. (The method is time consuming)


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Posted 04 February 2013 - 15:41

I cant see the images at work lol, will check when i get home though

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 15:42

looks cool would like to see more, perhaps from Metroid games :p or Castlevania

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 15:47

Yeah, definitely interested on this

1080p please :)

Zelda-
Kirby-
F-zero-
DK Country-
Mega Man-

Whatever's possible :woot:

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 15:49

You could add some more spacing at the bottom so that the superbar / taskbar doesn't hide the edge :yes:

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 15:50

+1 for dk country!!!!

But a more minimalistic approach!
That mario one is good, but feels a bit too busy!

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 15:58

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 16:03

I'd love to see more; 1920x1080 would be awesome! :)

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 16:13

1680 x 1050 for me, would love to see more of these!

Yoshi's Island!

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 16:22

Very cool. Would love to see some classic Mario, Metroid, and Zelda.

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 17:16

I'd love to see classic Genesis/Sonic The Hedgehog.:D

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 17:47

I have a long list of old school games I can make wallpapers from, and I'll happily take requests.

I am working on 1920x1080 haunted house from Super Mario World (the first haunted house). Including the part where you can fly up the top and run along.

The method is laborious, and I'd like to put some of this work on something like deviant art, but would there be copyright issues?

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 17:57

I've come up with a method for creating wallpapers from classic NES/SNES games and I was wondering whether others would be interested in seeing more of these kinds of art:

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This is an example. I want to do more, and I can do it from pretty much any old school game. I'd like to know people appreciate this kind of stuff before I invest any time into it. (The method is time consuming)

Nice idea I like it but I prefer the other SMW one that someone posted on 4chan years ago that takes up the whole screen with different elements from SMW... This looks kinda, lacking anything from the top down to almost the bottom :/.
EDIT: Not on the PC that has it but found a link to it;
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Edited by n_K, 04 February 2013 - 17:58.


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Posted 04 February 2013 - 18:13

I like it - it is from my childhood era but once the icons / windows elements are overlayed - it might be hard on the eyes visually.

It is cool though and appreciated the version you have so far.

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 18:27

VERY cool. Often considered this, but I don't use wallpapers :(