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#1 yorgash



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Posted 06 February 2014 - 04:28 AM

The release of my StarCraft 2 Windows theme. Many thanks to everyone here and everywhere else for their feedback and suggestions. I couldn't have made this without all the advices I've gotten.
Included the general and Zerg wallpaper, as well as Beautiful Space by Robsonbillponte666.
Protoss and Terran wallpaper coming soon.
StarCraft 2 wallpapers made by:
Made a self-installer (for the Visual Style). Download it from my stash:
Instructions on using it:
1. You WILL need a system patch (Universal theme patcher, uxstyle (from uxstyle.com) or UltraUXThemePatcher (http://www.syssel.ne...eme.php?lang=en) .
2. After that you only need to double click on the installer.exe, and it applies the Visual Style.
Using it will only install the visual style itself (wallpaper, cursors, sound, windows and taskbar look, windows skin elements); you'll still need to replace the icons and system files manually (for that, download the archive on the right side on the page).
Help with installing:
You WILL need a system patch (Universal theme patcher, uxstyle (from uxstyle.com) or UltraUXThemePatcher (http://www.syssel.ne...eme.php?lang=en) .
You have to download / install Start Orb Changer to change the start orb (using the png files in the StartOrb folder).
You can install it and change system files with Theme Installer.
Or alternatively:
1. Install the fonts included
2. Copy the contents of Themes folder to WindowsResourcesThemes folder. You can then apply the Visual Style by going to Personalize, and selecting Starcraft 2 theme.
3. Rename your WindowsSystem32timedate.cpl and explorerframe.dll to something else, and copy the files included in TimeDate and ExplorerFrame folder over (x64 for 64 bit, x86 for 86 bit systems)
4. You can edit the bitmap files in your shell32.dll with a resource editor (I use Restorator2009) by replacing the files of the same name with the ones included in the shell32 folder
The package includes:
- Visual Style
- Wallpapers
- Cursors (slightly extended version of Starcraft 2 Cursor Set by Darc1n)
- Shell style
- Navigation buttons
- Start orb
- Time and date
- mail: yorgash@mailbox.hu 
- Steam account: yorgaSh
- Skype: yorgash55
- and of course, you can contact me here, too.
Planning on making a matching Rainmeter skin for the package.
Known issues:
Issue with tray icons
On some systems, the tray icons keep expanding whenever clicked upon. I'll be spending tomorrow (or more if needed) to fix this issue; I advice hiding the tray icons until a final fix
If you like my work and want to see more, or support the making you can donate via PayPal at yorgash@mailbox.hu paypal address.
You can also purchase the Premium Content as a form of donation, or donate points in my profile's donation pool.


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#2 pitkon



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Posted 06 February 2014 - 07:16 AM

Amazing work! Kudos!

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