NuLA - A 'softer' palette for games

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NuLA - A 'softer' palette for games

Postby PitfallJones » Sun Sep 24, 2017 12:46 pm

Hi,

Here's a program that sets the base 8 colors to a 'softer' version - much easier on the eyes!
It's Basic so you can change it to set your own favourite palette.
You run this program first and then run the game of your choice and it will automatically pick up this new palette until you power down.

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Re: NuLA - A 'softer' palette for games

Postby dominicbeesley » Mon Sep 25, 2017 10:52 am

Thanks for sharing

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Re: NuLA - A 'softer' palette for games

Postby martinw » Mon Sep 25, 2017 11:34 am

dominicbeesley wrote:Thanks for sharing

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Re: NuLA - A 'softer' palette for games

Postby simonm » Mon Sep 25, 2017 12:39 pm

Great idea!

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Re: NuLA - A 'softer' palette for games

Postby JonC » Mon Sep 25, 2017 5:42 pm

Just had a thought (shocking I know! :lol: ), but how about creating colour 'profiles' for different games?
Not just softer colours but completely different pallette sets for alternative looks.
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Re: NuLA - A 'softer' palette for games

Postby RobC » Mon Sep 25, 2017 6:36 pm

JonC wrote:how about creating colour 'profiles' for different games?

The supplied palette utility allows you to load and save palettes for just this reason.

I've also included some example palettes within the ROM (under RFS) for the following games: Barbarian, Boffin, Commando, Crazee Rider, Firetrack, Fortress, Frak, Hunchback, Last Ninja, Match Day, Revs, Snapper, Snooker, Stryker's Run and Yie Ar Kung Fu.

You can see some of these palettes in action in this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=65dyaePHH3Y

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Re: NuLA - A 'softer' palette for games

Postby flibble » Mon Sep 25, 2017 6:43 pm

An alternative is just to use composite video (with colour mod), then you get slightly muted colours by default :lol:

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Re: NuLA - A 'softer' palette for games

Postby paulv » Mon Sep 25, 2017 7:48 pm

RobC wrote:
JonC wrote:how about creating colour 'profiles' for different games?

The supplied palette utility allows you to load and save palettes for just this reason.

I've also included some example palettes within the ROM (under RFS) for the following games: Barbarian, Boffin, Commando, Crazee Rider, Firetrack, Fortress, Frak, Hunchback, Last Ninja, Match Day, Revs, Snapper, Snooker, Stryker's Run and Yie Ar Kung Fu.

You can see some of these palettes in action in this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=65dyaePHH3Y


I was just about to ask about Yie Ar Kung Fu which is one of my favourite games of all time and then I saw this...

=D> =D>

Paul


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