Is there a color randomizer for the levels?

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Timo3681
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Is there a color randomizer for the levels?

Post by Timo3681 »

If I want to play each level in a different color. a Color Randomizer or Auto colorizer for .png files.

Example:

- play level 1 with standard colors
- use color Randomizer on emc_objects.png
- play level 2 with color Seed 12345
- use color Randomizer on emc_objects.png
- play level 3 with color Seed 24680
- use color Randomizer on emc_objects.png

etc.
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Re: Is there a color randomizer for the levels?

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Well, for now it's only doable via CE. For example. Simplest example, you can make level not be revealed as soon as it starts, but appears after few frames, and while screen is black, one object turns into one of several other objects. the one it turns into then triggers others to turn into a specifically colored element. If I can recall correctly, BD2K3 even does that in that randomly generated level.
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Timo3681
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Re: Is there a color randomizer for the levels?

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What is with a extern site or programm for color randomizer?

- emc_objects.png have normal colors
- upload or open emc_objects.png on the site or th programm.
- randomize all colors
- save emc_objects.png with new colors.
- play next level with other colors.
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Re: Is there a color randomizer for the levels?

Post by Holger »

Changing the colors of the classic EMC graphics programmatically should be easy -- just write a little program that reads in the PNG file, shuffles all colors (probably with some sense, to use similar colors for lighter and darker areas of elements with the same main color), and save it again.

If you cannot program, it can also be done relatively quick using programs like GrafX2 -- just load the image file, block all but the desired color, replace that color in the image, repeat with the next color and so on. As the EMC graphics only use 32 colors, this would be a reasonably quick operation. (The "ECS" graphics sets use 32 colors, the "AGA" ones 64 colors.)
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