Tag: Xbox

XBox 360 | ESPGALUDA II Black Label – CAVE

ESPGALUDA II teaser

Updated 2011-08-04 with No-miss Omake! YouTube video (scroll down) My love for CAVE and all of their excellent shooting games was originally brought on by Ketsui, but that wasn’t an affordable title at the time, so instead I started to play ESPGALUDA. And more importantly, I started to play it for score and not only …

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My Guwange HORI stick

HORI Guwange stick

TURNING TEKKEN 6 INTO GUWANGE INTRODUCTION I found a very cheap HORI Tekken 6 | Game + Artwork book + Arcade stick bundle, but never clicked with the stick or the artwork, so I started working on a fitting artwork, looking at hardware modding possibilities etc. The first thing I did was trying to make …

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Ultracade Universal Video Converter

Close up on the UVC

What it does The Ultracade Universal Video Converter, or UVC for short, can convert a high res video signal into an arcade monitor compatible RGBS signal. In 15kHz or in 24kHz. There are other ways of hooking up a high res source to an arcade cabinet like this, but no other can output to 24kHz …

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XBox 360 Cabinet Themes

Theme close up

”Cabifying” your 360 dashboard What’s that you say? I noticed that you could browse pictures in the dashboard of the XBox 360 and decided to see if this could be utilized to create a ”theme” of sorts. I then made an EGRET II theme that worked really well in my cabinet. As I shared this on …

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2010-12-02

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I was kinda bored today, so I made a background image for my XBox 360 dashboard to fit my EGRET II as it’s more or less a ”dedicated” cabinet console. Looks nice: Close up and horizontal view (please don’t laugh at my measly gamer-score): Background image can be downloaded from here

2010-11-20

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I been making lots of posts over at the shmups forums about the Ultracade Universal Video Converter (discontinued) that I use to display my XBox 360 games in my EGRET II. The thread has lots of useful info on this, so I went ahead and copied all of the useful data over to a new …

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2010-11-18

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Made a little guide on how to upgrade the speakers in your EGRET II (should work well for any type of JAMMA sitdown really) to a 2.1 stereo set, allowing easy console, PC or a stereo source, line output arcade system. The guide describes what’s needed, and how to do the switch in three ways. …

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2010-07-22

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Been a while since the last update. I’ve today sold my Rampage World Tour PCB because it’s kind of a nuicance getting it to run (demands -5V, but might even be broken, buyer was aware though). Not much else is new, I’ve been putting all of my time into playing Ketsui on the 360 and …

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2009-11-26

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My beloved Xiong Ba cabinet and my Red Box multi-PCB are both sold and has left the building. I’m really happy I got the cabinet sold right now, as I was on the verge of some major reconstruction on it. Typically, I usually start stuff I really regret later on, but this time a buyer …

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2009-07-21

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I’ve sold my Rastan PCB. Never gets played anyway, and I will rather have some nice things for my cabinets right now. Will get 2.1 speakers for my EGRET II, and a Extron Super Emotia video converter I got off eBay needs a power stepdown converter so I can play vertical high res (Japanese XBox …

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