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Color cycling online

02 Aug 2010

Color cycling is an effect used widely in games of the 90s to create the illusion of animating backgrounds by changing only the colors used in a single image. The backgrounds for the classic LucasArts games are masterly done using color cycling.

Joe Huckaby has created an HTML5 implementation of color cycling using a few of Mark Ferrari’s fabulous images. Ah, the memories…