Q: Printable for what? These covers are
designed to fit into jewel cases, also known as audio CD
cases or CD-R cases; regular style or slim style.
These covers are in PDF format, so you would need Adobe
Acrobat Reader installed in order to view and print
them. Why PDF instead of just regular JPG?
Well, images print at different sizes on different
printers, internet browsers, and OS's. PDF ensures
that it will print at the proper size no matter what
Oh, I didn't just resize scans. I used Photoshop's
wonders to push the quality of these covers to the
limit. I removed unwanted specs, fold cracks, fold
shadows, and minor tears. Shifted contrast to a
perfect balance. Sharpened them. Hued them
up to make colors more vibrant. Edited solid color
areas so that they're truly solid. Retyped text.
Recreated the Sega CD logo in Adobe Illustrator.
On several covers I did some cutting and pasting to bring objects
closer together, so that I wouldn't have to squish the
art too much (FYI, Sega CD covers are
directions: Click on the cover
you wish print. Acrobat Reader will open. Click on
the Print button. Make sure "Page Scaling" is set
to None. Click OK to print. Spin
around your chair exactly 3 times while it
prints. And that's it!
Q: Why are they
sideways? What's with the white square and dashes?
This is so that you can make the covers
2-ply. Why? Well, regular printing paper is
flimsy and falls out of the casing teeth easily.
And I doubt you have thick printing paper at your
disposable, so 2-ply is the next best thing.
How to cut covers
for 2-ply: Cut out the cover along with
the dashed square. Fold it in the middle.
Run your thumb across the fold to make it flatter.
And that's it!