[Progress thread] Chump Change by Yakitori [theme]

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  1. yakitori
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    Just figured Id start a thread to keep everyone updated on the progress.

    Exchange ideas...previews, etc. Ive been puttin in work in the lab on chump change. Couldnt think of what to call the theme, and was getting tired of the soft theme names....so I wanted to go ahead and put the theme name out there. (not like anyone is gonna steal it or)

    So...this is a WIP (work in progress). Built from the suggestions of SS forum members, and just so yall know...this will take me some time to complete, but when I finish...it will be worth the wait.

    So, save yourself a few diapers/depends or whatever...Chump Change is going to blow your lid.
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    Do you have a list of icons you're going to Chrome?
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    no sir. I pull each part of the framework apart...and have a thumbnail view of each one.

    1. Framework
    2. apps


    Thats basically all there is to do. Start with images, and if any xml's need editing afterward...I go from there.

    It is a lot of images. I wanted to get the items used most taken care of...and then I will build around it...whatever I feel like at the moment. lol.

    I do know that I dont want an icon SET. Reason is because I think it looks bad when all the system apps look the same icon wise...and anything extra you install to data is still stock android. It doesnt flow well. Thats my opinion anyway. I will render effects on icons though...but Im not planning on a set of chrome icons.

    Once I finish the base of the theme (framework, phone, contacts, statusbar, notifications, lock/unlock sliders, widgets, web, text) then I will start to focus on apps. Those are the main starters though.
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    Very cool thanks. Wow that is allot of work. Thanks man!!
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    that sure looks amazing, everything would be shinyer if the world was made of chrome
    and i wish i had some art talent, but being a chem major there is just none to be found
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    Im a biology grad. lol
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    So, shall we call you "Dr. Yakitori" ? ;-)
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    No..lol..no phd

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    Hows it coming? Will this be ready by Monday? If not that's ok, I'm just real anxious to see it. Your work is excellent... :beer2:
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    I HOPE it will be ready by monday.

    I chromed a large portion of the framework images that I wanted to last night. Once I finish framework, I will complete the phone and contacts. At that point...it will be flashable. Then the apps will trickle down.

    Hell...Im excited too. I dont even know what its going to look like on my phone yet. haha.

    Im also going to make an SBF boot logo to go with CC.

    Also, I have requested help with an awesome idea I have for a bootanimation. Hope I get some takers.
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    Very cool. Thank you :yr1:
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    Is this for 4.96 or ssg

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    Im doing it for SSG first.

    By the time I finish that will be the rom everyone has.

    fingers crossed.
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    Just giving yall a status update on chump change.

    I havent forgotten...dont worry...in fact..Ive spent many hours working on this theme.

    What I have finished so far and flashing on my phone for testing contains...


    Dialer (finished)
    contacts (finished)
    Framework (~1/2 finished)

    Testing those 2 right now...may need minor tweeking. I will post up screenshots of what I have.


    Stay tuned for more updates.
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    Preview of what im working with....going good. Need to edit a couple in call pics. Just yo got the images in them.

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