Software - Native Colour Programs

Various pieces of software have been written to explicitly control the colour facilities provided by the Chroma 81 interface, and a selection of these is presented below. Click the cassette icons next to download the program and colour files. Click images bordered in white to see detailed program information about those programs. Unless specified otherwise, configuration switch 1 should be on, switches 2, 3 and 4 should be off, switch 6 should be on, and the state of switch 5 is not important.


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Kaleidoscope
Program: Kelly Murta (2014)
Demonstrates usage from BASIC.
Screens Slideshow
 
Screens Slideshow
Program: Kelly Murta (2014)
Uses code from Charlie Robson's PT3 Player.
Configuration switch 2 must be set to on.
Runs from ZXpand only.
 
Attribute Mode Test Program
Program: Paul Farrow (2014)
Displays all ink and paper combinations.
Click thumbnail screenshot for program information.
Rebound
Rebound
Program: Bob Smith (2014)
Video Review
ZX0800
 
ZX0800
Program: Erik Olofsen (2014)
Wall
 
Wall
Program: Stefano Bodrato (2014)
Port of Thro' the Wall by Psion Software (1982) from the Spectrum Horizons Software Starter Pack cassette, created using the z88dk C cross compiler.
Configuration switches 2 and 3 must be set to on.
Death Star
 
Death Star
Program: Stefano Bodrato (2015)
Based on program by Andrew Von Dollen, in turn based on a HP game by Joe W. Created using the z88dk C cross compiler.
Configuration switch 3 must be set to on.
Z8048
 
Z8048
Program: Charlie Robson (2015)
U-Bend
 
U-Bend
Program: Bob Smith (2015)
Video Review
 
Against The Elements
Program: Paul Farrow (2016)
Click thumbnail screenshot for program information.
Mandelbrot Set Generator
 
Mandelbrot Set Generator
Program: Gregory Harder (2016)
Julia Set Generator
 
Julia Set Generator
Program: Gregory Harder (2016)
 
Colour Mazogs
Program: Bug-Byte Software (1982)
Video Review
Colour conversion by Paul Farrow (2017).
 
Colour Rocket Man
Program: Software Farm (1984)
Video Review
Colour conversion by Paul Farrow (2017).
Colour Forty Niner
 
Colour Forty Niner
Program: Software Farm (1982)
Video Review
Colour conversion by Paul Farrow (2018).
MageEnchantedCrystals
 
Mage: The Enchanted Crystals
Program: Revival Studios (2018)
Video Review
Available to purchase as digital download or on cassette.
Rush
 
Rush
Program: Revival Studios (2018)
Video Review
Available to purchase as digital download or on cassette.
Mayhem
 
Mayhem
Program: Revival Studios (2018)
Available to purchase as digital download or on cassette.
Avalanche
 
Avalanche
Program: Revival Studios (2018)
Available to purchase as digital download or on cassette.
ZX81 Jetpac
 
ZX81 Jetpac
Program: Bukster Games (2018)
ZX81 Berzxerk
 
ZX81 Berzxerk
Program: Bukster Games (2018)
Video Review
HiResBerzxerk
 
Hi-Res ZX81 Berzxerk
Program: Bukster Games (2019)
Featuring pseudo hi-res graphics.
Calvary Class
 
Calvary Class
Program: Bukster Games (2019)
Video Review
Featuring pseudo hi-res graphics.
OpArt
 
OpArt
Program: Greg Harder (2020)
Works with ZX81 edition 2 ROM only.
Cellular Automata
 
Cellular Automata - Average
Program: Gregory Harder (2020)
Tractor Beam
 
Tractor Beam
Program: Bukster Games (2020)
Giant Letters
 
Giant Letters
Program: Bukster Games (2020)
 
Colour 3D Monster Maze
Program: New Generation Software (1982)
Video Review
Colour conversion by Paul Farrow (2020).
2001 - A ZX81 Odyssey
 
2001 - A ZX81 Odyssey
Program: Greg Harder (2020)
3D Skeleton Maze
 
3D Skeleton Maze
Program: Bukster Games (2020)
Rock Crush
 
Rock Crush (35th Anniversary Edition)
Program: Steven McDonald (2020)
Video Review
Omega Pheonix
 
Omega Pheonix
Program: Bukster Games (2021)
Video Review
Space Invaders
 
Space Invaders
Program: Juan José Ponteprino (2021)
Requires RAM at 32K-48K, e.g. ZXpand.
FIF
 
FIF
Program: Alan Bleasby (2021)
Toddy Forth 79
 
Toddy Forth-79
Program: Kelly Murta (2021)
Requires ZXpand with RAM configured at 8K-40K.
Z80 Digital Rain
 
Z80 Digital Rain
Program: Steven Reid (2021)
ZX-Galaxians
 
ZX-Galaxians
Program: Kelly Murta (2021)
Configuration switch 3 must be set to on.
Supports ZON X-81 sound.
Image Viewer
 
Image Viewer
Program: Greg Harder (2021)
Spirograph
 
Spirograph
Program: Bukster Games (2022)