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Sikboy1029
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Help w/ colorblind palette

Post by Sikboy1029 » Sun May 29, 2011 5:46 pm

Trying to make friendlies baby blue, what numbers should I use? Have enemies dark red (1.39,0,0). What colors should I use for territories?
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Re: Help w/ colorblind palette

Post by Mctittles » Sun May 29, 2011 6:23 pm

It depends on what type of colorblind they have and how severe it is. You can check out a simulator here:
http://www.webexhibits.org/causesofcolor/2.html

If you want to go for worst case scenario take a screenshot and convert it to gray-scale to see if you can tell the difference in areas. Light and darkness of areas are more important than actual color in this case.
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Re: Help w/ colorblind palette

Post by Sikboy1029 » Sun May 29, 2011 7:16 pm

I'm red-green colorblind. That said, this would be a good color for friendlies. I think yellow would be good for friendly territory and green for enemy. If someone could do this and post the RGB numbers I'd be grateful.
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Re: Help w/ colorblind palette

Post by gvbn » Sun May 29, 2011 8:03 pm

The range for each channel is from 0 to 1. (0,0,0) is black and (1,1,1) is white.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_colors is a good way to find nice colors.

The first color on that list (Air Force Blue) is 36% red, 54% green and 66% blue. So the in-game RGB value for that would be (0.36, 0.54, 0.66).
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Re: Help w/ colorblind palette

Post by Mctittles » Sun May 29, 2011 8:20 pm

I'm sorry, I misread your post and thought you were wanting to set colors for someone else.

You might try using a color picker like this http://www.colorpicker.com/ and once you find a color you like dividing the R/G/B by 255 and plugging those numbers into the game.
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Re: Help w/ colorblind palette

Post by Sikboy1029 » Mon May 30, 2011 3:47 am

I'm sure there will be others that this will help so for friendly I use 0.8, 1, 0 and enemy is simply .75, 0, 0

This should solve any issues with unit identification for my fellow red-green colorblind players
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Re: Help w/ colorblind palette

Post by Sikboy1029 » Sun Jun 05, 2011 7:37 pm

Here's what I use

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Re: Help w/ colorblind palette

Post by Pandarsenic » Sun Jun 05, 2011 9:37 pm

It would be nice for it to show an example of a unit of that color next to each of those :I
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Re: Help w/ colorblind palette

Post by Sikboy1029 » Mon Jun 06, 2011 4:01 pm

That's an excellent idea, show little avatars changing color while you adjust it. Maybe in a future update.
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Re: Help w/ colorblind palette

Post by Acren » Tue Jun 07, 2011 9:42 am

Is it possible to change the zone colors?

I lost my first 2 games of hostage (and its difficult to play the other objective modes) because I couldn't see the green vs the yellow at the edges of the map and my hostages just stood there taking fire.
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Re: Help w/ colorblind palette

Post by Sikboy1029 » Tue Jun 07, 2011 3:12 pm

Not that I could find, I was looking through the folders for any cfgs to edit and didn't see anything to edit zones.
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Re: Help w/ colorblind palette

Post by j.scott.wilson » Fri Sep 02, 2011 11:21 pm

Stupid question: What do FC and EC refer to? I've never noticed what colors they change. (That said, you can probably guess that I'm partially colorblind, so I'd have a harder time of that than most.)
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Re: Help w/ colorblind palette

Post by icebrain » Fri Sep 02, 2011 11:34 pm

I think its Friendly and Enemy Civilians (not Cats).

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Re: Help w/ colorblind palette

Post by Sikboy1029 » Wed Jul 03, 2013 4:34 pm

This is an old topic but I still say we need the ability to edit zone colors
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