Chroni Part 3: Color Palettes

The color palette can unequivocally identify a computer with a certain aesthetics, think of the vivid but few colors found in the ZX spectrum or the characteristic ’70ish colors found in the Atari to the grayish/blueish look of the C64. In short, the color palette gives the computer a certain personality. Choosing a color palette […]

Compy system architecture and video display

Before reading this entry I recommend you to read this introductory post to understand how video display works. I’ve seen several attempts to make new video display hardware for older computers or processors, and many of them have taken the approach to focus on the hardware first. Although I think this is the realistic approach, […]