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Xi Mishikani
Posted - 2007.07.11 02:27:00 - [1]
 

Edited by: Xi Mishikani on 12/07/2007 02:10:36
What's the problem guys (gals)? So many people play or have played EVE, so much comraderie, and yet I could not find one single EVE-Online based desktop theme! Sure, there are wallpapers available on the site but, sorry CCP, they aren't that great not to mention a little old. So, after spending hours on Google last night, I found a couple of great backgrounds with a Caldari theme to them, and so was born my Caldari desktop theme. I had to switch WinXP back to the 'Classic' theme to do it, but I hope this sparks a trend of a few more (and better) EVE-Online Desktop Themes.

Cool

Screenshot (click for larger view)
http://www.hidebehind.com/42D47DPlease visit your user settings to enable images.

Theme:
Caldari.Zip

Background:
2048 x 1536 (4:3)
2048 x 1636 (5:4)
2048 x 1153 (16:9)
2048 x 1280 (16:10)

Nate D
Hell's Rejects
The Council.
Posted - 2007.07.11 03:28:00 - [2]
 

Looks pretty good... Now where's the Amarr, Gal, Minni?

-Nate

Jaikar Isillia
Darkwave Technologies
Pure.
Posted - 2007.07.11 03:41:00 - [3]
 

Looks nice I would be glad to have it part of my theme collection if you would be so kind :)

Xi Mishikani
Posted - 2007.07.11 03:50:00 - [4]
 

Edited by: Xi Mishikani on 11/07/2007 03:51:39
Uploaded the Caldari.Zip which contains:
Caldari.Theme
Caldari Colour Scheme.txt

The text-file is for if by some chance the .Theme file doesn't do anything. Simply open up your Advanced Display Properties in windows, and change each colour manually.

I forgot to include the background in the ZIP-file so I just uploaded it separately which seems to have blossomed into a good idea because of the different aspect-ratios there are.

ENJOY!

As for Amarr, Gallente and Minmatar. I haven't decided if I'll do their's or not. I suppose I'd have to find backgrounds of equal quality for each. There IS one I want for the Amarr, but I can't find it other than as a desktop screenshot of the person that does.

Amarr desktop screenshot

Striker IV
Gallente
Grave Diggers
Fallen Souls
Posted - 2007.07.11 17:22:00 - [5]
 

Edited by: Striker IV on 11/07/2007 17:26:00
crud, i had that pic somewhere
ill link it if i find it
found em
looked for the words on the bottom
Iron_Tide in eve files

heres the biggest one listed
iron tide pic

000Hunter000
Gallente
Missiles 'R' Us
Posted - 2007.07.11 17:31:00 - [6]
 

Nice, now if only someone would make an icon pack based on EVE as well Very Happy

Also like the background but i think i'll try to personalize it a bit more by making a screeny of one of my own caldari ships.

Kharadran Sullath
Caldari
Subordination
Posted - 2007.07.11 17:32:00 - [7]
 

Edited by: Kharadran Sullath on 11/07/2007 18:36:40
Edited by: Kharadran Sullath on 11/07/2007 17:51:53
Wow, good stuff. It might be a keeper. Very Happy

Edit: It all looks great, but the morons at Microsoft managed to link MSN Live Messenger to the text box background settings, effectively stopping me from using it as I can't seem to just change the background in that program >.>
Edit: I managed to fix it by reversing the dark/light colors in the theme. 'tis all good.

Xi Mishikani
Posted - 2007.07.11 18:51:00 - [8]
 

Originally by: Kharadran Sullath
It all looks great, but the morons at Microsoft managed to link MSN Live Messenger to the text box background settings, effectively stopping me from using it as I can't seem to just change the background in that program >.>



ya, that's usually the problem with making your own desktop theme. Somethings just don't look right. For instance, Notepad's status bar isn't linked AT ALL to the colour changes you can make in the display settings which is why you don't see the status bar on Notepad in my screenshot. Wink Other than that, I'm sticking with it.

Kharadran Sullath
Caldari
Subordination
Posted - 2007.07.11 18:51:00 - [9]
 

*bump*
Why is it that I can't download any of the backgrounds from www.hidebehind.com?

Sertan Deras
Gallente
Merch Industrial
Goonswarm Federation
Posted - 2007.07.11 18:54:00 - [10]
 

Nice desktop background...but you know you are playing too much EVE when you are trying to adjust Windows to look like the in-game UI. Just sayin'...

uNtOldPAIN
Minmatar
Drunken Wookies
BricK sQuAD.
Posted - 2007.07.11 19:04:00 - [11]
 

Mine with "IronTide"

IronTideThemed

Xi Mishikani
Posted - 2007.07.11 21:18:00 - [12]
 

Edited by: Xi Mishikani on 11/07/2007 21:21:52
Originally by: Sertan Deras
Nice desktop background...but you know you are playing too much EVE when you are trying to adjust Windows to look like the in-game UI. Just sayin'...


actually, I adjusted my EVE UI to match my desktop...lol...and i just love the caldari colours.

Originally by: Kharadran Sullath
*bump*
Why is it that I can't download any of the backgrounds from www.hidebehind.com?


have you tried right-clicking the image and saving it?

The Ratfink
Posted - 2007.07.11 21:45:00 - [13]
 

Love the theme and the desktop picture

Just a quick question you got the picture from the intro movie played at the beginning of the client login thingie right?

P3109
Posted - 2007.07.11 22:11:00 - [14]
 

Originally by: uNtOldPAIN
Mine with "IronTide"

IronTideThemed


how did you get your desktop to look like that, id like to have that theme for mine (just with darker colors)

Xi Mishikani
Posted - 2007.07.12 02:01:00 - [15]
 

ok, I just changed a couple of the colours to make it a little more friendly with programs like MSN Messenger and other areas where it created problems.

Originally by: The Ratfink
Just a quick question you got the picture from the intro movie played at the beginning of the client login thingie right?


I got from somewhere online, but just from the dimensions of the picture, I doubt it was ever snapped directly from the intro.

Yipsilanti


ISD YARR
Posted - 2007.07.12 02:03:00 - [16]
 

Wow very nice theme, i like the industrial feel of it

Zaphod Jones
Minmatar
The Real OC
Cascade Imminent
Posted - 2007.07.12 02:17:00 - [17]
 

good to see a few minmatar ships creeping into the pic

Matuk Grymwal
Firebird Squadron
Terra-Incognita
Posted - 2007.07.12 03:05:00 - [18]
 

I think it says a lot about windows that applying caldari design ethic to it actually makes it look better Shocked

Lightof God
Caldari
Reikoku
IT Alliance
Posted - 2007.07.12 04:11:00 - [19]
 

Where can I get the iron tide one as my desktop?

Kulmid
Paragon Fury
Cascade Imminent
Posted - 2007.07.12 05:02:00 - [20]
 

Originally by: Xi Mishikani
Originally by: The Ratfink
Just a quick question you got the picture from the intro movie played at the beginning of the client login thingie right?


I got from somewhere online, but just from the dimensions of the picture, I doubt it was ever snapped directly from the intro.


watch the video, its there for a solid 20-30 seconds at the end... the exact picture


uNtOldPAIN
Minmatar
Drunken Wookies
BricK sQuAD.
Posted - 2007.08.15 21:01:00 - [21]
 

New theme...space feel to it.

Theme

uNtOldPAIN
Minmatar
Drunken Wookies
BricK sQuAD.
Posted - 2007.11.08 02:12:00 - [22]
 

a new one with the screenshot floating around with the new graphics engine :)

OMG Im in love

Seeing EyeDog
Posted - 2007.11.08 02:26:00 - [23]
 

Originally by: Xi Mishikani
Edited by: Xi Mishikani on 12/07/2007 02:10:36
What's the problem guys (gals)? So many people play or have played EVE, so much comraderie, and yet I could not find one single EVE-Online based desktop theme! Sure, there are wallpapers available on the site but, sorry CCP, they aren't that great not to mention a little old. So, after spending hours on Google last night, I found a couple of great backgrounds with a Caldari theme to them, and so was born my Caldari desktop theme. I had to switch WinXP back to the 'Classic' theme to do it, but I hope this sparks a trend of a few more (and better) EVE-Online Desktop Themes.

Cool

Screenshot (click for larger view)
http://www.hidebehind.com/42D47DPlease visit your user settings to enable images.

Theme:
Caldari.Zip

Background:
2048 x 1536 (4:3)
2048 x 1636 (5:4)
2048 x 1153 (16:9)
2048 x 1280 (16:10)



how do i install themes in windows xp? and how do i enable this theme? =/

Pottsey
Enheduanni Foundation
Posted - 2007.11.08 07:01:00 - [24]
 

Edited by: Pottsey on 08/11/2007 07:03:48
You should download and use http://www.astonshell.com you can make great custom Eve themes with it. I have a great one everything but sounds.

http://themes.astonshell.com/405/
Not my theme but I used it as a template I edited even more Eve stuff into it.

Anyone got an wav/mp3 eve sound pack?

Veilwalker Shaman
Gallente
Federal Navy Academy
Posted - 2007.11.08 22:35:00 - [25]
 

Excellent, I just set it as my desktop background..really nice...thanks..


 

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