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150w ago - Following up on my previous release, this weekend I have updated the Solar PS3 homebrew 3D screensaver to version 4.2 with the changes outlined below.

Download: Solar 4.2 Standalone / Solar 4.2 Rogero Edition / Solar_v4.2_CFW4.XX PKG / Solar 4.2 Resigned for CFW 4.65 Cobra DARKNET 1.01 by pauline45 / UP0001-CNDR00001_00-0000000000000000.pkg.197.v4.2.pkg (Mirror)

Solar 4.2 resigned for cfw 4.65 cobra/not cobra darknet

To quote: Hi guys, Here's another update, Solar v4.2.

Even though I took a little break, I'm back with a new Solar update; added a bunch of stuff this time around, most of them are in the changelog. There's two versions, stand-alone and Rogero Manager's. For Rogero Manager both PKGs need to be installed.

1. Solar.pkg
2. Solar_RELOAD_RM.pkg

After installed it can be launched from XMB or automatically while Rogero Manager idles. Hope you enjoy it, thanks. CAW!

Changelog Solar v4.2:

  • Rebuilt the 3D engine.
  • Added more items to UI interface.
  • Added memory counter.
  • Added FPS (frames per second).
  • Added better light engine.
  • Added a 2 hours counter for system turn off.
  • Added ICON1.PAM (animated icon).
  • Added an intro loading screen.
  • Added Solar system trivia.
  • Added some minor MP3 player tweaks.
  • Created 2 version (stand-alone/multiMAN & Rogero Manager built in "automatic launching").
  • And a lot more stuff, I should write them down as I go... lol

Update: Solar 4.2 for CFW 3.55-4.XX by Condorstrike:

Hi guys, Here’s another update, Solar v4.2. There’s two versions, stand-alone and Rogero Manager’s, for Rogero Manager both PKGs need to be installed.

  • For 3.55 CFWs
  • For 4.XX CFWs

After installed it can be launched from XMB or automatically while Rogero Manager idles. Hope you enjoy it, thanks. CAW!

Update #2: From pauline45: I don’t know if you like but I resigned (linked above) the old work by Condorstrike Solar 4.2 running on CFW 4.65 Darknet Cobra. May I say that it is very fast and it is very nice and why not have it on CFW 4.65?

It works fine on Darknet Cobra the only bug is that if you exit with the PS button the homebrew. In fact I recommend you quit by pressing or O. I hope you enjoy.

Tested: CFW 4.65 COBRA DARKNET 1.01




Solar v4.2 PS3 Homebrew 3D Screensaver Update is Released

Solar v4.2 PS3 Homebrew 3D Screensaver Update is Released

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#562 - condorstrike - 166w ago
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Following up on my previous update, today I have released an update to Solar v4.1 PS3 homebrew 3D screensaver with the changelog below.

Download: Solar v4.1 PS3 Homebrew 3D Screensaver

Solar v4.1 PS3 Homebrew 3D Screensaver Changelog:

  • Added .TTF fonts, themable "font1.ttf & font2.ttf" in theme folder.
  • Added more camera freedom, WIP.
  • Added a new UI with moving buttons, gauge and speakers.
  • Moved all info to a centralized location thanks to new UI.
  • Freed up some more memory.
  • Added faster MP3 selection, just hold down.
  • Added Higher resolution Images, now more loaded from HDD.
  • Fixed MP3 long names... thanks DeanK.
  • Added PARAM.HIP... thanks Opium2K.
  • Removed some bugs.


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#561 - condorstrike - 169w ago
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lol.. I saw 1400 myself and said... wtf, but then I remembered this thread has been around for a while, I pretty much took it hostage... lol

will be releasing a minor update to Solar soon, basically ttf fonts (customizable) and some other not so minor things.

#560 - PS4 News - 169w ago
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It's based on the number of comments and views, and since this thread has been around awhile that's why pretty much.

#559 - fernan1234 - 169w ago
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This is cool, but 1400 degrees?

#558 - Ezio - 169w ago
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Nice work as usual, condorstrike!

#557 - PS4 News - 169w ago
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I have added it to the main page as well now and +Rep for the update condorstrike!

#556 - condorstrike - 169w ago
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Following up on the previous update, today I have released version 4.0 of my Solar PS3 homebrew 3D screensaver alongside a video of it in action below.

To quote: Hi guys, here's Solar v4.0. Lots of graphical work went onto this release, including user input... moving the planets and such, plus a lot of other stuff, check the change-log to see all the new additions, and as always I hope you enjoy. caw!

Solar v4.0 Changelog:

  • Added user input "now planets can be moved/rotated/zoomed" Check Help screen for pads usage!
  • Rotation in any axis 360 degrees, all screens. Zoom and X/Y movement on screen# 1 only.
  • Added Volume Slider.
  • Minor Volume adjustment.
  • Minor Seek adjustment.
  • Replaced and created a new User Interface.
  • Added dual time & date Clocks.
  • Added fade effects.
  • Added new Help screen "press X".
  • Replace & Improved Exit Dialog.
  • Added atmosphere to some planets. "WIP"
  • Added Higher resolution textures.
  • Increased Particles count.
  • Added comet tails, "grow with speed"
  • Added new Sound Effects and event triggered vibration.
  • Background Music (bgm.mp3) and Images are located in " /dev_hdd0/game/CNDR00001/USRDIR/theme "
  • Improved Graphics engine.
  • Improved MP3 read time.

Download: http://tortuga-cove.com/images/stories/condor/Solar4.0/Solar.pkg




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#555 - condorstrike - 172w ago
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Thanks Ezio, already started working on the next update, but might take a while... since I'm gonna concentrate on the graphics for this one... want to spruce it up a bit more.

Let me explain somersetting to some people, Solar is not pre-rendered videos... It's REAL TIME RENDERED 3D GRAPHICS.

#554 - Ezio - 172w ago
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Thanks for update, condorstrike, and +rep for you, too!

#553 - condorstrike - 172w ago
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hehe, my pleasure... thanks HeyManHRU.
caw!

Here's another screenshot, just in case.