Software - Native Colour Programs

Various pieces of software have been written to explicitly control the colour facilities provided by the Chroma interface, and a selection of these is presented below. Hover over the images to see if detailed program information is available, and click the cassette icons to download the 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.


Screens Slideshow
 
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
ZX81 equivalent of Arkanoid.
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
ZX81 equivalent of Pipe-Mania.
 
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: Don Priestley (1981)
Video Review
Colour conversion by Paul Farrow (2017).
 
Colour Rocket Man
Program: Julian Chappell (1984)
Video Review
Colour conversion by Paul Farrow (2017).

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