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General Chat => Artwork => Topic started by: Auric on November 25, 2014, 05:03:52 PM



Title: Dragon's Lair CPO Artwork
Post by: Auric on November 25, 2014, 05:03:52 PM
Does anyone have a decent scan of the control panel artwork for DL? I've only found a few cropped jpegs, and was hoping to find one that is either print ready or at least a decent full scan that I can clean up. I have access to a printer than can print me an overlay locally, I just need decent artwork. I searched in the forums and didn't have much luck. If I missed an obviously thread/link, my apologies.

I found a DL that had been converted to Captain America, and I'm in the process of returning her to her former glory!

(https://c4.staticflickr.com/8/7466/15253740014_68a98919f2_c.jpg)

Cheers,

David


Title: Re: Dragon's Lair CPO Artwork
Post by: Knaagi on November 25, 2014, 06:07:24 PM
i searched for you  ;)

http://www.arcadecollecting.com/caga/controlpanel_overlays/


Title: Re: Dragon's Lair CPO Artwork
Post by: Auric on November 25, 2014, 06:59:17 PM
i searched for you  ;)

http://www.arcadecollecting.com/caga/controlpanel_overlays/


Yep and that is a cropped overlay. It's missing nearly an inch in width (half inch on either side). I'm looking for one that is complete.


Title: Re: Dragon's Lair CPO Artwork
Post by: Knaagi on November 25, 2014, 08:49:47 PM
If you donīt find a better one then your only other choice is to go with quarterarcade.comīs repro CPO which isnīt perfect either.


Title: Re: Dragon's Lair CPO Artwork
Post by: Auric on November 25, 2014, 09:58:17 PM
If you donīt find a better one then your only other choice is to go with quarterarcade.comīs repro CPO which isnīt perfect either.


Yeah I've seen it in person. The colors are washed out and the quality of the image is just not good. I've gotten other stuff from them that I was really happy with. The DL CPO they have is something I'll avoid if I can. I'm just surprised that for a game that is so popular that artwork like this is hard to find.


Title: Re: Dragon's Lair CPO Artwork
Post by: Mickey_Moose on November 29, 2014, 12:22:03 AM
I have a scan of one, but it needs cleaning up and such - if anyone is interested. ;)


Title: Re: Dragon's Lair CPO Artwork
Post by: Auric on November 29, 2014, 11:09:32 PM
*Raises Hand*


Title: Re: Dragon's Lair CPO Artwork
Post by: Mickey_Moose on November 30, 2014, 02:43:43 AM
Hi - sorry for the lack of replies as I don't get much computer time the last little while.

Here is what I have:

Top most image scanned and merged - (600 dpi) - Photoshop format 444 megs in size - some minor "cleaning" done.
Top image scanned at 600 dpi in TIFF format - each file is around 80 megs in size 6 images) - needs to be stitched together.

Front image scanned at 600 dpi in TIFF format - each file is around 74 megs each (3 images). Needs to be stitched together, have not done so.

I can upload all the files someplace to share (if anyone has suggestions) - all I ask is for a copy returned of the art for printing (this will be my personnel copy and I will not give it out to anyone else. If you wish to share your work with others that is up to you (I have shared some stuff I have done in the past).

Any event let me know where to upload and we can go from there. ;)

ps: I know that 600 dpi may be a bit over kill, but I only had limited access to a panel that had fairly decent art so I scanned them fairly large as I may not get the opportunity to do so again. ;)





Title: Re: Dragon's Lair CPO Artwork
Post by: Auric on November 30, 2014, 04:44:00 AM
Check you PM here. I sent you a message. Do you have access to DropBox? I can share a folder with you if so and we can copy it that way.


Title: Re: Dragon's Lair CPO Artwork
Post by: Mickey_Moose on December 03, 2014, 02:52:10 PM
Hi,

Again so for the late replies - the files have been uploaded to WeTransfer as suggested by bartie.

The files will be available until Dec 10 and you can access them from this link: https://www.wetransfer.com/downloads/7d0b213ec22bac7c0fef28f24cd13abc20141203011818/26ed49

Hope that works - let me know if not, I will try and be a bit more punctual.

Also as I said, I would appreciate a cleaned copy in return for my own personnel use (if the original is not too messed up). Up to you if you want to share your image afterwards. ;)

Auric - sorry no access to dropbox. ;)



Title: Re: Dragon's Lair CPO Artwork
Post by: Auric on December 03, 2014, 04:05:48 PM
Any clean up I do I'll gladly share! I just want the best CPO I can manage.

Downloading now. Thanks!

Will keep everyone posted on my progress!


Title: Re: Dragon's Lair CPO Artwork
Post by: Spinnhacker on December 03, 2014, 10:08:36 PM
Front Cleaned ;)


Title: Re: Dragon's Lair CPO Artwork
Post by: Auric on December 03, 2014, 10:44:45 PM
Here is what I have so far. Font replaced. Button and Joystick holes cleaned up. Lots of splotching on the original has been removed. I began color correction and fixed one color issue that has always bugged me about the CPO... See if you can spot it ;)

Still more color balancing and corrections to be done. What do you guys think?

(http://www.aurcade.com/images/dragons-lair-cpo.png)


Title: Re: Dragon's Lair CPO Artwork
Post by: Spinnhacker on December 03, 2014, 11:11:15 PM
Beautiful!!!


Title: Re: Dragon's Lair CPO Artwork
Post by: Mickey_Moose on December 04, 2014, 12:16:28 AM
Wow - you guys work fast - probably would have taken me weeks to get to that point.  :oops: (yes I am pathetic)



Title: Re: Dragon's Lair CPO Artwork
Post by: shrunkenmaster on December 04, 2014, 08:24:49 AM
Looking great!


Title: Re: Dragon's Lair CPO Artwork
Post by: Auric on December 05, 2014, 10:40:57 PM
Update on my progress. Nearly complete and the original, thanks to the scans, is at an impressive 600 dpi:

(http://www.aurcade.com/images/dragons-lair-cpo-2.png)

Still want to tweak the color on the top a bit to bring out the deeper colors, but otherwise it's complete.


Title: Re: Dragon's Lair CPO Artwork
Post by: Mickey_Moose on December 09, 2014, 10:12:42 PM
Looks awesome, nice job.  ;D


Title: Re: Dragon's Lair CPO Artwork
Post by: Mickey_Moose on January 23, 2015, 02:59:28 PM
...well so much for sharing the scans, have not received a cleaned copy back in return despite a few downloads (and a reminder PM to some).   :o ???

...oh well...I guess it is to be expected, people get what they want and then disappear...  :'(


Title: Re: Dragon's Lair CPO Artwork
Post by: Etienne MacGyver on January 23, 2015, 05:55:05 PM
hmm lets hope we dont have a new mikonos here...


Title: Re: Dragon's Lair CPO Artwork
Post by: Tyrem on January 23, 2015, 10:41:58 PM
hmm lets hope we dont have a new mikonos here...

i hope it is not the old one. i doubt it though. his english was not bad enough. :D


Title: Re: Dragon's Lair CPO Artwork
Post by: Mickey_Moose on January 24, 2015, 04:52:38 PM
...well I did have someone contact me via PM about wanting the scans too (1 of many).

The English used and how he said he could print me up a copy on the same material as the original made me think of mikonos right away (based on other posts and promises he made). I figured he probably did dl it it if he lurks here since I made the download link public.

Just expected others to follow up...  :'(


Title: Re: Dragon's Lair CPO Artwork
Post by: Tyrem on January 24, 2015, 04:57:46 PM
...well I did have someone contact me via PM about wanting the scans too (1 of many).

The English used and how he said he could print me up a copy on the same material as the original made me think of mikonos right away (based on other posts and promises he made). I figured he probably did dl it it if he lurks here since I made the download link public.

Just expected others to follow up...  :'(

maybe bruno can check out the IP-adresses from the two users. mikonos is a disgrace for our hobby and I would  not be surprised if he is involved in this .


Title: Re: Dragon's Lair CPO Artwork
Post by: Spinnhacker on January 28, 2015, 10:33:58 PM
...well so much for sharing the scans, have not received a cleaned copy back in return despite a few downloads (and a reminder PM to some).   :o ???

...oh well...I guess it is to be expected, people get what they want and then disappear...  :'(

F..k Mickonos or whoever you are ... here is my work available for downloading :wink:
https://www.dropbox.com/s/50qh210i1hgi6td/DLCPO.rar?dl=0


Title: Re: Dragon's Lair CPO Artwork
Post by: Tyrem on January 29, 2015, 07:53:00 AM

F..k Mickonos or whoever you are ... here is my work available for downloading :wink:
https://www.dropbox.com/s/50qh210i1hgi6td/DLCPO.rar?dl=0


GREAT!!!!


Title: Re: Dragon's Lair CPO Artwork
Post by: Mickey_Moose on February 27, 2015, 12:08:34 AM
...well so much for sharing the scans, have not received a cleaned copy back in return despite a few downloads (and a reminder PM to some).   :o ???

...oh well...I guess it is to be expected, people get what they want and then disappear...  :'(

F..k Mickonos or whoever you are ... here is my work available for downloading :wink:
https://www.dropbox.com/s/50qh210i1hgi6td/DLCPO.rar?dl=0


Thank you for sharing it back - I don't know what the hell is wrong with people when they "agree" to something, but can't be man (or big) enough to keep their end of the bargain/agreement. I know my scan wasn't exactly perfect and needed work which I was upfront about, but once some got their grubby hands on it, it was too bad so sad... :(

At least there are still some good people (mostly) left on this planet.  ;D

Thanks again.  ;)


Title: Re: Dragon's Lair CPO Artwork
Post by: Etienne MacGyver on February 27, 2015, 07:59:28 AM
Yep, thats how it goes sometimes, but thank god that people like Giulio are around  ;)


Title: Re: Dragon's Lair CPO Artwork
Post by: synonym9 on July 26, 2015, 01:51:01 AM


Maybe I overread it but I wonder if that was an Ireland or US-DL, the artwork is different, at least on the CPO.


Title: Re: Dragon's Lair CPO Artwork
Post by: Mickey_Moose on August 13, 2015, 08:53:50 PM
US-DL ;)


Title: Re: Dragon's Lair CPO Artwork
Post by: synonym9 on August 13, 2015, 09:01:32 PM


Do we have Euro-DL/Space Ace-art? Or should I scan my machines art?


Title: Re: Dragon's Lair CPO Artwork
Post by: italiandoh on August 14, 2015, 01:50:47 PM
The artwork for the euro and for the italian (Sidam) versions has never been available.

Matteo


Title: Re: Dragon's Lair CPO Artwork
Post by: synonym9 on August 14, 2015, 02:00:50 PM
The artwork for the euro and for the italian (Sidam) versions has never been available.

Matteo

So I will do the task, as everybody know I have two Atari Space Ace machines and hopfully one of the 4 sidearts will be in good shape or I have to paste the scans together. The CPO will be tuff to scan though,it is angled...from what I remember.


Title: Re: Dragon's Lair CPO Artwork
Post by: elektromaniak on July 19, 2019, 11:38:07 PM
Hi everyone, I realize this is an old thread but desperate calls for desperate measures :)

I am currently restoring an original Dragon's lair. I couldnt find any places that are still selling the reproduction control panel. Even quarter arcades no longer carries them.
I did some searches and found this thread online.

Would anyone still happen to have the raw scans that were originally shared?
I am looking to make a version without the holes where the button goes, it makes the installation easier that way.

Would appreciate any help on this. Im a collector based in Ottawa canada, I have around 45 arcade cabs in my own collection.

thanks


Title: Re: Dragon's Lair CPO Artwork
Post by: slowcade on July 27, 2019, 08:57:38 AM
Galloping ghost sells them without the holes. I purchased one, but I wasn't fully satisfied with the quality. I also have a better reproduction which I bought maybe 8-9 years ago, but without holes. I will sell them, if anyone needs them.


Title: Re: Dragon's Lair CPO Artwork
Post by: elektromaniak on July 27, 2019, 09:12:37 AM
The version from Galloping Ghost has issues, if you look closely on the left and right edge, it looks like they used the commonly available image from ArcadeArtwork.org and placed the one available here underneath. You can see that the resolution and details don't match on the side, especially on the left. You can see the issue here very well:
(https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5a85bb87a803bb278e955859/5a85cd56e2c483b69f8e21e9/5b5f54bb03ce644ee2795594/1548874400167/DL+CPO+Thumb%27.jpg)

So I actually ended up painting the holes with my Cintiq. Took me several hours but the result is great.

(http://retrolabs.com/image/catalog/Products/repro_artwork/cpo/dragonslair_cpo.jpg)
(http://retrolabs.com/image/catalog/Products/repro_artwork/cpo/dragonslair_cpo_sample.jpg)

I am also able to print copies with polycarbonate laminate. Just PM me if you need it.


Title: Re: Dragon's Lair CPO Artwork
Post by: slowcade on July 27, 2019, 08:28:23 PM
So I actually ended up painting the holes with my Cintiq. Took me several hours but the result is great.
I am also able to print copies with polycarbonate laminate. Just PM me if you need it.


That looks beautiful! Well done!  :spaceace:
Is there any chance that you could share your file without holes? It would be very convenient and fast for me to have it printed and laminated locally. I could pay you a little for your work if needed.  :)