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The Interactive Dreams Banner

Posted: Fri Jan 16, 2009 8:06 am
by Bas
Who can help me creating a new banner on the frontpage of Interactive Dreams?
When I started the new design a couple of weeks back I took one which I created rather quickly but hasn't to do anything with CD-i. (for those who wonder: it's a screenshot taken from the new Banjo Kazooie game on Xbox360!)

As it's a CD-i website, I'm wandering how to create a CD-i inspired high quality banner here!

And if I can do something in return, I'm happy to :)

For the record, this is the banner I'm talking about:

The only restriction is that is has to be the exact same size as this one (otherwise I don't know how to handle it ;) )

Thanks in advance if anyone can help me a little!

Posted: Sun Mar 08, 2009 10:22 pm
by tgn_rogue
Okay currently got a few ideas in mind, one of which being a CDi style "Ultimate Showdown" composition of some characters form various games in a mini multi-person fight scenario, so The Apprentice, a robot from Rise, A Mutant Rampage Fighter, maybe one of the samurai from LOTRS, and the kid from Escape from Cyber City doing his usual and flyin backwards from a kick or something, almost Street Fighter esque, and so on, in a small cloudy toned/faded out effect in the background with the CDi mouse pointer and logo in it somewhere lol, thats just one idea, am working on others right now.

Posted: Mon Mar 09, 2009 7:45 am
by Bas
Man that would be awesome! I can't wait, be sure to put your name in it so the world knows who made it :D

Posted: Mon Mar 09, 2009 1:24 pm
by tgn_rogue
Haha, its still an i dea really, although I already have the rough idea and the sprites from Rise and the Apprentice, and given their size already it could work :P. And of course I will lol, I usually tag all my work, just sometimes it needs to be highlighted in IE, or soomed in to like 150%+ to see it ;), got to love hidden watermarks. Althoig I dont think anything from my CDi work so far, bar my signature, has it on haha.

But yes will have a rough mock up of the "fight" scene finished sometime today hopefully, after finding and ripping them chracters of course haha.

Posted: Sat Mar 14, 2009 7:53 am
by Bas
How's it going? maybe i can help you with pics? I think you can make a great one!

Posted: Sat Apr 18, 2009 3:30 am
by tgn_rogue
Crrently having some issues wit my copy of Photoshop, but other than that I have about 5 characters placed roughly where i imagined them, although as many characters in jump/crouch or fighting sprite/animation frames as posible would be very helpfull.

EDIT: Okay have only just got back to being able to spend any time on the pc as again life fixing my girlfriends families pc's and london stunt school got in the way haha. Will be working on it some more this week, and hopefully have a sort of early progress shot to show you what I was thinking of for the banner. ;)

Edit 2: Okay have actually run out of images to use t make up te rest of the banner design, kidna need access to better shots or sprites. In the meantime am workign on a second design instead just icnase I an finish of the other esign.

Posted: Sun Apr 19, 2009 8:06 pm
by Bas
hey man, what kind of pics do you want?

Posted: Wed Apr 22, 2009 11:16 pm
by tgn_rogue
Any of main of even background characters eiher at the start of or mid motion, couching jumping, punching kicking, shooting, interacting grabbing anything like that really.

Posted: Thu Apr 23, 2009 7:08 am
by Bas
I'm not with my hdd now, but maybe this can help: here or the covers at You can also download some magazines at, there you can find loads of cd-i images.

Posted: Thu Apr 30, 2009 2:41 pm
by tgn_rogue
CHeers, might take a little while longer for me to make now, seign as my right index/photoshop main mouse finger is in a nice big white dresing as a result of a cut from some broken glass. But thatns for the links, will be "attempting" to hook up my 220 to my new spiffy pc for grabbing screns too.