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How-to make an Xbox 360 in Photoshop ... why?


Before anyone spends more than ten seconds reading this post, I'll warn you: I don't know what the point of it is. That being said, if you're still reading and you still crap in the comments, I'll just point and laugh. Now, let's begin.

A tutorial at deviantART goes through the step-by-step process of crafting an Xbox 360--not from shiny next-gen technology (chips, RAM, and what have you) but from the dark magic of Photoshop. I can't really think of many uses for this 'cept one: if you've been lusting after an Xbox 360 and keep a folded up image of one in your wallet to stroke, lovingly, from time to time, now might be the time to trade up. Render your own and duplicate that feeling of owner's pride we all place in our consoles (real or fabricated).

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1. Really strange post. Sorry for my intruding in comments, but I couldn't pass through without notice :). Maybe we can make frontpanel with Photoshop?

Posted at 4:38PM on Apr 19th 2006 by Isp 0 stars

2. I understand why people made the templates for the faceplates so they could re-design them but I don't understand this...

Posted at 5:17PM on Apr 19th 2006 by nojok3 0 stars

3. Don't say I didn't warn you! ;)

Posted at 5:19PM on Apr 19th 2006 by C. Grant 0 stars

4. What's the point of that?

Posted at 5:20PM on Apr 19th 2006 by RP 0 stars

5. I completely understand this. I was waiting for months to get my XBox360. This is quite simply hardc0re entertainment system pr0n. If this was out when I was still waiting, I might have put this up.... for fun. :-P

Posted at 5:26PM on Apr 19th 2006 by Saccia 0 stars

6. Hey don't knock it, I just purchased my Xbox 360 friday and I already have a box on the way to ship it to MS for repair, maybe with this I could trick myself into thinking it never left..........or not.

Posted at 5:37PM on Apr 19th 2006 by Zachary 0 stars

7. Just goes to show how creative you can get with the program!

Posted at 6:46PM on Apr 19th 2006 by Ciaran Gallagher 0 stars

8. c.grant is a very cool blogger, way better than Ken Weeks...

Posted at 7:08PM on Apr 19th 2006 by luffy 0 stars

9. I am going to make myself a photoshop picture of a 360 and then use the GameFace 360 kit from yesterday to make myself a fake 360 faceplate that looks just like the real thing. I think the universe might implode.

Posted at 7:30PM on Apr 19th 2006 by pennywise969 2 stars

10. pennywise969: brilliant! If you do it, send it in!

Posted at 9:11PM on Apr 19th 2006 by C. Grant 0 stars

11. What's so wrong about wanting to make your own Xbox360 on PS? Someone might not be allowed to take images from the net, so if they need a 360, they can now just create their own!!!

With that being said, I would never even go near doing this because: 1)Why the hell would I need to do this; and 2)I'm not really that good at PS...

Posted at 9:54PM on Apr 19th 2006 by Imadogg99 0 stars

12. I would use this to test out custom faceplates before printing them by using a clipping mask. It will allow me to fabricate my design and see what it will look like before I try the real thing.

Plus anyone who uses Photoshop will find this a good way to practice using the pen tool.

Posted at 10:41AM on Apr 20th 2006 by King 0 stars

13. wow this is cool finaly get sum of my idears: http://www.jimmyellams.co.uk/360faceplates/ on to paper or stiky backed plastic type stuff any way chek um out

Posted at 1:56PM on Apr 20th 2006 by flibble 0 stars

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