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Offline erico

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8-bit color switch c64
« on: 2017-May-09 »
Here is an interesting read:
http://www.aaronbell.com/secret-colours-of-the-commodore-64/

We might not use such technique nowadays cause we have eternal palette, but I still use it to produce shadows or effects when creating a game that mimicks past style.
Water fx like Rain and splash in the Avocado game has this tech.

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Re: 8-bit color switch c64
« Reply #1 on: 2017-May-09 »
I was reading this, having a good time, until the Palette Demo happened.  :blink:

"Notice that some combinations have a nasty strobe effect and will definitely make you feel ill."

After looking at it for too long I feel a bit ill. But it's a great technique and I loved the article.  ;)

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Re: 8-bit color switch c64
« Reply #2 on: 2017-May-10 »
The non brightness colors and a few not mentioned hues do cause that.
Similar at checkboard dithering, but at a less effect.