Create Your Own Custom Skins: The EASY Way

15 02 2009

For those who like to dabble with digital images, Stu’s Quiz Boxes offers the exciting feature of having a total makeover done by you, the user. And it’s ridiculously simple to do now – just follow this step-by-step guide.

So, what do you need to make a Stu’s Quiz Boxes Skin? Basically, it’s just a folder that contains just three JPEG images named a specific way and formatted to specific sizes. If you can do that, you’ve made yourself a new skin. You can use any photo editing tool to produce the necessary image files – from top-of-the-line Adobe Photoshop to any number of free tools like PhotoFiltre or The GIMP.

Quiz Boxes skins you create should preferably follow some kind of theme. Sure, you can have a whole bunch of random images that make up your Jeopardy game, but what’s the point?  So, let’s go through the images that you’ll need to create to make your own skins –

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Skin: Beijing Olympic Games

15 02 2009
Title: Beijing Olympic Games
Created by: Stu Hasic
Description: A great skin with an Olympics theme
Suitable For: Any quizzes about the Olympics and sports in general
Instructions: All skins are self-extracting installers. Click the Download link below and you will be taken to MediaFire from where you can download the file and save to your Desktop or another folder on your computer. Then run the downloaded installer file and tell it to install into your Jeopardy\Skins folder.

[Download]

 beijingolympicsskin





Create your Own Skins: Step-by-Step

15 08 2007

PLEASE NOTE: These are the OLD instructions. There is now a MUCH SIMPLER WAY. Don’t waste your time looking here any further. This is ridiculously difficult in comparison!

For those who like to dabble with digital images, Stu’s Double Jeopardy offers the exciting feature of having a total makeover done by you, the user. And it’s not too difficult to do either – just follow this step-by-step guide.

So, what do you need to make a Stu’s Double Jeopardy Skin? Basically, it’s just a folder that contains a bunch of JPEG images named a specific way and formatted to specific sizes. If you can do that, you’ve made yourself a new skin. You can use any photo editing tool to produce the necessary image files – from top-of-the-line Adobe Photoshop to any number of free tools like PhotoFiltre or The GIMP.

Jeopardy skins you create should preferably follow some kind of theme. Sure, you can have a whole bunch of random images that make up your Jeopardy game, but what’s the point?  So, let’s go through all the images that you’ll need to create to make your own skins –

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