[Coco] More colors for CoCo-Dragon using PAL

Joel Ewy jcewy at swbell.net
Mon Dec 21 13:03:54 EST 2015

On 12/21/2015 08:14 AM, Pere wrote:
> Hi all,
> Simon Jonassen and I have been working on this subject trying to get 
> the maximum number of colors
> on the screen of a PAL device CoCo2-Dragon, so reducing quite a lot 
> the users that could benefit this
> capabilities.
> We have published the work on this url:
> http://archive.worldofdragon.org/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=5462
> You will see there that in a still image in PMODE3, there could be 
> simultaneously up to 24 different
> tone colors.
> In moving pictures (games) the better would be using PMODE3 palette 1 
> (buff,cyan,magenta,orange)
> and use up to 10 possible combinations.
> The thread is opened because there will be added program converters to 
> help show on our machines
> the pictures we'd like from the PC/Mac where we had them.
> cheers
> Simon Jonassen & Pere Serrat
> Just wanted to desire to you and your beloved ones
Cool stuff.  Makes me wish I had a PAL CoCo.  But we NTSC guys already 
get to enjoy 8-bit artifacts and "Stupid VDG Tricks", so I'm glad to see 
some extra color love go to the PAL systems.  It was a fun and 
informative read in any case.


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