Thursday, November 10, 2016

NES Classic Palette "Beta" - Sifting Through the Noise

Without further ado, here is my capture based extraction of the NES color palette used by the new NES Classic! Nintendo added a surprising feature - subtle active "noise" throughout the picture. I surmise this was to give a "magic" texture to the image for games with large flat fields of colors. See the following image capture with zoomed in snippet to observe the noise.

UPDATE: Release version of the NESCLASSIC.pal can be found here.

If you'd like to try my NESCLASSIC palette, you can download it here.

There's a couple of sampling techniques I'm investigating, so expect a release version of the NESC.pal soon!

Here is the NESCBETA.pal in action!


And finally (if you've made it this far down the post), the "CRT filter" mode!

Update 11/11/2016 - Picture of Display settings.

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