[Coco] HOW TO MAKE THE BORDER BLACK IN 256x192 4 COLOR PROGRAMS!!!
stevenw890 at gmail.com
Sat May 9 14:11:37 EDT 2020
Thank you for your help (I need all I can get!).
I was using that manual, but it was only later on in my researching this
that I realized it had this kind of info in it.
On page 17 it says Blue is $09 and Red is $24. I looked everywhere I could
think of to find the composite "equivalents",
the "CoCo3 Extended Basic Manual" has them in decimal on page 297; though
they do not look that good on my 46" hdtv.
I was't so concerned with getting the colors just right at this point. I
mostly wanted to get this info out there, hoping other people would also
get interested in patching some games so they have a black border.
I know the Archive has a games section that are "RGB Patched". Any idea
who is making these?
On Sat, May 9, 2020 at 10:18 AM Robert Gault <robert.gault at att.net> wrote:
> I think you will find setting colors much easier if you study the Tandy
> Color Computer 3 Service manual
> which ought to be on line in the http://www.colorcomputerarchive.com/
> Look at pages 10-13 and 20-21 to see how to set modes. Study the top of
> page 17 to see how bits
> in the palette bytes $FFB0-$FFBF adjust colors.
> Setting RGB colors is intuitive. For CMP colors, you will need to see how
> the colors are arraigned
> around a circle with intensities varying as you go from the center to the
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