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  1. This is going to be long, there's a lot to cover.
    First of all, credits and thanks. I couldn't have done anything without the resources already available to me as a result of all the hard work by the community. There are too many people to name, and I don't even know who all to name, so please, just consider this pack as my way of saying 'Thank you,' and trying to give a little something back.

    Thank you to brolly and phulshof for the incredible MAME 0.181 database that all this work is based on, and phulshof also for maintaining an unofficial MAME wheels pack, that saved me a ton of time. Thank you to krakerman for doing many of the wheels in that project. Thank you to the Rocketlauncher devs for answering all of my dumb questions, helping me fix problems, and for making such an awesome piece of software. Thank you to the HyperSpin devs, for giving me an awesome new hobby. Thank you to the creator of Don's HyperSpin Tools, without which I would have given up on this project a long time ago.

    Now, onto the download.
    The primary goods you'll find in this download are a near complete MAME 0.181  working games (the 9815 games list), 'parents only' logos collection. The only genres that are not complete are 366 Casino and eight Utility ROMs. Everything else, including Mahjong, is done. I have no plans to ever do Casino. The work is too great, and the payout is too small. A lot of the existing logos in that genre also need resized/edited and in some cases completely redone to look better in the HyperSpin Wheel. That is not happening either. I just don't care. 
    I started out with just the official MAME wheel set. All of the logos that I have added to that set are one of 3 things.
    1. A crop of a flyer, marquee, logo I found online (always tried to make sure it was authentic), or title screen shot, preferably in that order. Sometimes the title screen was still favored, because the quality of the preceding options wasn't the best, or wasn't a substantial improvement.
    2. An edited version of someone else's work. It was very important to me that the logos actually look good on the HyperSpin wheel. The canvas size and the location of the logo on the canvas were edited with HyperSpin in windowed mode while I made on the fly adjustments. I tried many times to make sure sequels lined up with each other as you scroll the wheel. I also used drop shadow, stroke, and outer glow quite often to make the logos more visible.
    3. An unaltered download of someone else's work.
    I have altered or added 931 logos total. That number seems awfully high, but I'm basing that off of the date the files were modified. I have included a database called 'Other Games,'  (just tap the genre key/button and select it) for anyone to look through and do a quality check. I think the number that I have personally added/altered is closer to 500-600. I have saved all the added/altered files, in most cases, right after extracting the logo from a title screen, before any resizing occurred, in the form of .psd files. So if anyone of greater talent wants to do some custom work with the logos, I've already done all the legwork and extracted them. They can be found in the 'Media\MAME\images\wheel\modified by me\photoshop files' folder.

    There are 8,082 wheels in this collection. Obviously a lot of them are clones. I didn't find out until way later into my project that I can set up HyperHQ to make clones use parent wheels, and by then, I was already commited to finishing the job of having individual files for the following publishers: Atari, Bally, Capcom, Cave, Data East,  Gaelco, Irem, Jaleco, Kaneko, Konami, Midway, Namco, Nintendo, Psikyo, Sammy, Sega, Seibu Kaihatsu, SNK, Taito, Tecmo, and Williams. In many cases, clone games for those publishers got their own unique wheel art, if they happened to have a unique name from the parent ROM.

    I did all of this for my Atari Classics, Capcom Classics, etc. wheels that were independent of MAME. Then after I was done, I decided to just go ahead and see what else I could do to improve the MAME wheel. I finished up missing artwork for most genres, then came to the forum and found phulshof's unofficial MAME wheel project, and got to work with his set, doing some edits and quality control, and also re-doing many of them (I couldn't verify authenticity for some, and the quality was too poor for others).

    The quality now, in my opinion, is very good. What it is not: There are no redraws, professional looking, flawless, perfect logos, like you'd probably find in the 'official' thread. However, I have put quite a bit of effort into making sure everything is sized, proportioned, and spaced in the HyperSpin wheel. I have very amateur-ish photoshop skills, but I have fixed many logos, e.g. a logo with an object obstructing it, the top of a logo being cut off, etc. So while I am not sure if what I've done is quite up to 'official' standards, I can say with confidence that the work I've done is going to be acceptable to most, and I'm basing that on the art that already existed prior to my work.
    I used 400x175 as a size limit for most games. However, as many of the 'mahjong' logos were quite vertical in nature, I allowed 400x300 (124 games total, everything else conforms to the 400x175 standard). I didn't want to lose quality smashing everything down. Some of them were very skinny, and exceeded 500 width, but I didn't shrink them down any more to lose quality.  This was only a total of 8 games. kot.png is 706x76 for example. 

    Other things in this download include many custom genre databases, and genre wheel art to go with it (I didn't do a majority of the genre wheel artwork or genre backgrounds artwork, credit goes to the community). I'll discuss a few of those here.
    Main wheel: The main wheel has a complete set of parents only, minus casino, rated red games with sexual content, electro-mechanical, and utility. A handful of select clones have been added. I wanted 'Pac-Man' as well as 'Puck-Man.' I am a huge Capcom Vs. series fanatic, and to me, X-Men Vs. Street Fighter version 1, 2, and 3 are three separate games. So all the versus games have one of each version. I chose Data East's "Two Crude" over "Crude Buster," because that is what I remember playing, being from America. There are a handful of other examples (very few) that I can't think of right now. This database has all of the non-used ROMs from the complete MAME database (16,000 games) disabled, with the enabled="0" feature. So if you happen to use Rocketlauncher fades, and a game is chosen from a genre wheel database not found in the main wheel, it will still display relevant information, like year, publisher, rating, etc.

    From the Genre wheel.

    All Games: Takes you back to the Main wheel. It really serves no purpose, other than a sort of 'starting point.'

    Publisher genres:  Atari, Bally, Capcom, Cave, Data East,  Gaelco, Irem, Jaleco, Kaneko, Konami, Midway, Namco, Nintendo, Psikyo, Sammy, Sega, Seibu Kaihatsu, SNK, Taito, Tecmo, and Williams genres have full wheel art. Clones are included for all of these. No filters for any publisher genres, so you may find 'adult' or 'casino' themed games in them, if a company made some.
    Other publisher genres (Neo Geo MVS, CPS2, Sega ST-V, etc.): These databases are simply taken from the official hyperlist, and then ran against phulshof's MAME 0.181 list, with all of the renamed games re-added by me. A few games in these databases are missing wheels, simply because the game has 'non-working' status. No plans to change that.
    Nintendo Classics: I took the official Nintendo Classics Hyperlist, merged it with all working Nintendo games from phulshof's list, and added all the missing games running Nintendo Vs. hardware, and all the missing Playchoice 10 and Super System games. Even though other companies published said games, they were released on Nintendo hardware, and I consider them 'Nintendo' games.

    Complete Mame 1: All working MAME games. No filters.

    Complete Mame 2: All MAME games. No filters.
    Parents Only: All working MAME games, parents only. No other filters (contains Casino, electro-mechanical, utility, and 'adult' games, unlike the main wheel - that is the only difference here).
    Top 100: A completely subjective list of classic arcade games, favoring the old school 70s, 80s, and early 90s.
    Themes: Every game that has a theme.
    By year: I have made databases for games by era, typically 5 year periods, like 1980-1984, 1985-1990, etc. Parents only.
    Other Games: All of the wheel art that I have edited. If you don't want it, just edit the genre.xml file, and remove the 'other games' line. I included this only to get feedback on how the new wheels look.

    Every other genre from here on out is 'parents only,' and have mature rated red games (with sexual content) filtered out of them. These games have their own genre, called 'Mature,' if you want to play them.

    Two Player Games: Self explanatory
    Multi Player Games: 3 or more players.
     
    Action, Beat'Em Up, Gun, Sports, etc.: Your typical genres. The only thing missing is electro-mechanical, and utility.

    Casino: All of the Casino games, including ones without wheel art.
    Mature: All games with sexual content, in it's own genre, separate from the other genres. If you don't want this, you can edit the 'genre.xml' and delete the 'Mature' line.

    Handheld games: I grabbed this data from a MAME 0.177 database set. These games are MESS ROMs, and are the handheld games, like Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (handheld), Contra (handheld), and also has Gameboy and other MESS systems. You will need MAME's artwork files to make some of the handheld games display properly (TMNT and other Konami handhelds will explicitly state that the machine is non-working, even though it is. You just have to hit 'tab,' and go into the video options, play with the bezel/display options). If you choose Gameboy, or another system capable of loading mutliple games, you will need to press 'tab' to bring up the MAME menu, and go to 'file manager,' and select a game from the 'software list,' assuming you have all of that. This genre has no wheel art, except for a few like Gameboy. I have no intention of changing that, as this is a frivolous and unnecessary genre (but fun to play around with, nonetheless).
    MESS: A handful of 30+ consoles (including some handhelds) that MAME/MESS emulates. Included in this pack are wheel arts and videos for each console, all properly named and ready to go. Any system that you choose from this wheel, you will be required to press 'tab' on the keyboard once a system is loaded in MAME, go to the file manager, and load a game from the 'software list,' assuming you have one. Also, for systems with full keyboard emulation, like Commodore 64, and MSX2, don't forget you have to first press the 'scroll lock' key to enable UI functions like the 'tab' menu. This was a completely unnecessary addition, obviously most people are not going to want to load games this way. But there are advantages. 1. A way to easily use MAME as an alternate emulator for a few consoles, to see what it can do 2. If you have cheat files, MAME has many cheats for many different consoles, particularly NES, all easily accessible from the 'Tab' menu once configured. It's a lot of fun. It's like having a built in Game Genie. The cheats will only work if you loaded a game from the software list however, hence, the advantage.

     
    That about covers it. This is my 'ultimate MAME setup,' it is the result of many months of work, I hope you all like it.

    Depending on how well this is received, I have my 'ultimate NES' setup I am considering uploading, complete with a ridiculous number of custom genre databases and artwork.

    Edit: Bakuretsu Breaker logo was displaying too large, I just uploaded an edited version of it.
     
     
     

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  5. Hi,
    I looked everywhere for Sam Coupe wheels but couldn't find any. So I ended up making my own. Most of them I did myself using in game graphics. And as some of the roms are compilations, I combined titles together to make a wheel. I made an 'extras' folder with the individual wheels, if needed.
    I used the XML from the Hyperlist page on this site, but I ended up adding a couple of games that I thought should be on the list. I also removed 2 or 3 games as I didn't think they where worth being there. So I included my modified XML here.

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  6. Commodore 64 Games Sysem Wheel Pack.
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    The others all taken from the Commodore 64 Wheel Set so credit to the original creators for those ones. Thanks.

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  7. Back in the 80s, when D&D was all the rage, and I was all alone, I really enjoyed the hours of endless entertainment and imagination it provided. I saw people using a "Bookshelf" system for Retro Gaming magazines so that gave me the idea to construct my own D&D PDF themed system. It's really just a fancy way into reading Dungeons and Dragons books and modules. The pack contains 920 images. Please let me know if you find any mistakes or omissions.
    Note: The image pack was created based on what PDFs are available and NOT what products are available. The database ranges from D&D's inception in 1974 to Pre-3rd Edition in 2000 (basically 1st and 2nd edition).
    I used GhostScript to extract the first page of every PDF and then put quite a few of them through some sort of file reduction process. I tried to cut down the size where possible but 916 images still makes for a hefty size. Future updates to this pack are very likely.
    2.0 - Resized all images to 640X480. 2.5 - Edited/replaced numerous images. 2.6 - Removed double-spaces in a number of file names and descriptions. 2.7 - Added a few new modules/images for a total of 920. Fixed/case-changed quite a few file names including those with Of/The/And in the title. 3.0 - Compressed all 920 images so the entire set is now an extremely light 56MB. This allows the System Theme to load much faster while retaining the size, color, and beauty of the images.  Please find the other related files at the following links:
    D&D XML Database:
    D&D Main Menu Theme:
    D&D System Theme:
    D&D Letters pack: 
     

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    Enjoy!

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  9. this is a new set, I tired to match the logo as much as possible to the available art.
    most of the images where redone,
    most images are at minimum 300 px in height.
     
    their are 6 logos that are 175 px in height witch I like to replace with higher quality images.
    if anyone can finds better sources please let me know.
     
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    - new versions for many tables.
    - some are new redraws

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  10. Good day friends
    I don't know about you guys, but I absolutely loved Chicuelo's vision for HyperSpin Redesign 20130727.  
    In efforts to try and get this beautiful conception of an idea setup on my HyperSpin system, I searched and searched online for the remaining wheels and was unable to locate them.
    In my efforts of searching throughout the forum, I saw one link that lead me to his video on YouTube. There he provided his wheel template via drop box. After signing up for Dropbox and a bit of tinkering around using AutoKustom, I was able to use his provided template to create  a multitude of system wheels.
    In this upload I will also provide a blank template so you can add or redesign any system to meet your fancy.
    I would like to personally thank Chicuelo for his vision and contributions to help make HyperSpin timeless and amazing. By all means all rights and credits go to him. I just wanted to share my efforts of trying to see his vision come to fruition.
    Enjoy my friends, and happy gaming!

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  11. famicom disk system wheel art couldn't find any anywhere so i made some there is a blank one in case some one whats to make more that are not included feel free to re upload if a more complete pack is made the fds needs some love. (note may need to be renamed to fit XML file)

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  13. I didn't create any of these. Credits go to various Hyperspin Artists. I gathered them from the Ftp or someone linked a mega on the forums. This is not
    an official set. There is 2 extra folders in the zip. They are duplicates, unnamed, incorrect or unsorted. If someone would like to resort and repost the
    file that's kewl too. If I reorganise this system, I will repost; or wait for the official set when ever the HS team is ready to tackle this one in full. This 
    maybe a placeholder for some until then, enjoy !!! Unsure of the file count with duplicates ect. Possibly over a thousand will match from here to official.

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    A few of the PC game wheels are just resized images. Main menu wheel inside the folder if you don't already have one.

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