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Color cycling online

2 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…