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

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

Post by CrogDog » Thu Oct 11, 2018 7:42 pm

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So I've finished my video tutorial on how to make "3D" Game Boy buttons with embedded images. I hope some will find it useful! If anyone ends up using this guide and makes some of their own, I would love to see them. I ended up making quite a few different sets of buttons in the video, and was thinking of possibly doing a giveaway for a few of the GBZ four button sets I made. I don't think I'll end up building enough custom Game Boys/GBZ's to use all of them myself (unless of course I was rodocop! :mrgreen: )

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

Post by Hellweaver666 » Fri Oct 12, 2018 1:10 am

Great video! Now I want to cast crystal clear buttons for my upcoming GBZ project!

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

Post by JustPlainBill » Sun Oct 14, 2018 6:41 pm

I just wanted to clarify, you're just placing the image on top of the button and not pressing it down into the concave of the button?

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

Post by CrogDog » Sun Oct 14, 2018 9:11 pm

JustPlainBill wrote:
Sun Oct 14, 2018 6:41 pm
I just wanted to clarify, you're just placing the image on top of the button and not pressing it down into the concave of the button?
Yes it's just sitting flat on the top

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

Post by LilTrublMakr » Tue Oct 16, 2018 11:00 am

Those look awesome! Really cool idea.

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

Post by rodocop » Tue Oct 16, 2018 11:42 am

Those are super cool, I especially like the purple SNES ones with the ABXY. Got the video up on Youtube as we speak, just gotta watch it sometime.

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

Post by rodocop » Tue Oct 16, 2018 12:55 pm

Wow, just watched the video, there is a lot of work involved in these. Great job!

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

Post by spacemishka » Thu Oct 18, 2018 6:23 am

pretty cool,

have you tried something like this for the round ones?

https://www.amazon.de/Silber-Stanze-Wer ... B073FKX7L3

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

Post by CrogDog » Thu Oct 18, 2018 9:37 am

spacemishka wrote:
Thu Oct 18, 2018 6:23 am
have you tried something like this for the round ones?

https://www.amazon.de/Silber-Stanze-Wer ... B073FKX7L3
I haven't, that's a good idea though! Might have to get myself a set of punches like those

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

Post by KonnorJ » Fri Oct 19, 2018 8:47 am

This is awesome! Really intuitive nice work.

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