Tutorial for making custom "3D" Game Boy Buttons with embedded images

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Re: Tutorial for making custom "3D" Game Boy Buttons with embedded images

Post by phreaky » Sun Nov 11, 2018 5:36 am

in your video youre shrinking the images to 108x108 pixel. my image is really big so when i shrink to 108 pixel the image is still 3.5CM big. how many mm's are the images ?

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Re: Tutorial for making custom "3D" Game Boy Buttons with embedded images

Post by username » Thu Nov 15, 2018 12:16 pm

Wondering if anyone has tried 100lb or 110lb paper instead of the two step process with styrene. Might be slightly thinner still but one less step would be nice if it works out.

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Re: Tutorial for making custom "3D" Game Boy Buttons with embedded images

Post by CrogDog » Fri Nov 16, 2018 12:21 pm

username wrote:
Thu Nov 15, 2018 12:16 pm
Wondering if anyone has tried 100lb or 110lb paper instead of the two step process with styrene. Might be slightly thinner still but one less step would be nice if it works out.
That's a good idea! Or being able to print directly onto black styrene would be nice. Would require a UV printer though :/
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Re: Tutorial for making custom "3D" Game Boy Buttons with embedded images

Post by CrogDog » Fri Nov 16, 2018 12:25 pm

phreaky wrote:
Sun Nov 11, 2018 5:36 am
in your video youre shrinking the images to 108x108 pixel. my image is really big so when i shrink to 108 pixel the image is still 3.5CM big. how many mm's are the images ?
I converted over from pixels, looks like the images are 9.14mm max height/width. I think the NES buttons are 10mm across

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Re: Tutorial for making custom "3D" Game Boy Buttons with embedded images

Post by correia5022 » Fri Jan 18, 2019 8:29 am

They look awsome, great work
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Re: Tutorial for making custom "3D" Game Boy Buttons with embedded images

Post by DavidCamero » Thu Mar 28, 2019 2:10 am

Thanks so much for the super detailed tutorial. Will try this some time.
Have time to spare? Read this or this guide.

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Re: Tutorial for making custom "3D" Game Boy Buttons with embedded images

Post by Razgriz_410 » Thu Mar 28, 2019 11:30 am

Great job, I think that my GBZ is in dire need of new buttons now... Thanks for the tutorial!

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Re: Tutorial for making custom "3D" Game Boy Buttons with embedded images

Post by djascher » Mon May 13, 2019 5:38 pm

CrogDog wrote:
Thu Oct 11, 2018 7:42 pm
Can you tell me where you sourced the pink DMG buttons? I assume those are standard opaque like they look...

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