Color palette fix for FCE Ultra GX?

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  1. Chaos Rush
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    I noticed when playing Super Mario Bros. on Virtual Console, then playing Super Mario Bros. on FCE Ultra GX, that the colors on FCE Ultra are significantly brighter than Virtual Console, it hurts my eyes. I looked up comparisons on Youtube, and the Virtual Console colors are more accurate to how it would look on an actual NES/Famicom.

    Is there any color mod or fix for FCE Ultra? Yes, I am aware that there are palette options in-game, but none of them look as good as Nintendo's Virtual Console emulator for NES/Famicom games. I can't stand playing NES games on FCE Ultra because the colors are ridiculously bright and eye-straining.

    EDIT: Also this is less important, but is there any way to disable the "turbo mode" trigger on both FCE Ultra GX and Snes9xGx? I would like to disable it so I'm not tempted to use it XD (I've seriously considered modding one of my classic controllers and removing the analog sticks just so I can't use turbo mode)
     
  2. Luigi2012SM64DS

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    lower your brightness.
     
  3. Chaos Rush
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    That won't fix the colors to how it would look on an actual NES/Famicom. The emulator for Virtual Console also desaturates the colors to match how the NES/Famicom looked with its analog signals.
     
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    i hought you said the problems were they were too bright.
    try lowering your brightness and tyr the color fix things.
    if that doesn't work then play oin your wii.
     
  5. Chaos Rush
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    I don't know what "play oin your wii" means.

    And I'm not going to f*ck up my TV colors just to play FCE Ultra GX, since the VC emulator is proof that it's totally unnecessary. All I'm wondering is if there's a palette mod/option of FCE Ultra where it looks identical to Nintendo's NES/Famicom emulator. Normally I would buy the games on Virtual Console, but I like to play rom hacks and unofficial games (like Earth Bound Zero)
     
  6. Luigi2012SM64DS

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    well why not try bsnes? its 100% just im not sure it will fix colors
     
  7. Chaos Rush
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    Basically I'm wondering if there's anything that will let me do this:
    [​IMG]
    Left: eye-straining, inaccurate, ugly
    Right: epic
     
  8. Nah3DS

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    you could try the differents palletes that comes with the emulator, but none of them with help in lower the saturation/brightness that much
    dunno if there's any way to add custom palletes
     
  9. Chaos Rush
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    Been there, done that.
     
  10. Nah3DS

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    hehe I didnt take the time to read the whole post sorry :lol:
    you could try WiiMednafen, maybe it looks better
     
  11. Ammako

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    Edit: NVM, I thought you meant FCEUX on PC and didn't notice it was in the Wii section.
    But for FCEUX on PC, you would have to use the special scaler "NTSC 2x" (though it makes my computer lag pretty bad.)
    Otherwise, you could use another emulator (VirtuaNES is nice, though it's not the best) and just enable scanlines and maybe TV mode.
     
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    YES! This needs to be done.

    Can't believe no one else complains about this.

    Can someone please do this?

    It's too bright.
     
  13. CheatFreak47

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    Set it to AspiringSquire's palette. e_e

    Edit, I went and checked. I was right. AspiringSquire's Palette is almost identical. :glare:
    [​IMG]
     
  14. zerofalcon

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    Somewhere close to my NES
    We need something like this:

    [​IMG]

    I'm just waiting for newest Nestopia version for Retroarch Wii, latest changelog shows that the NTSC filter was fixed. If I can modify the internal palette with my custom palette (look at the image) we are going to experience a nice or even better visual emulation than NES on the virtual console.
     
  15. the_randomizer

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    Nestopia on RetroArch Wii has correct palette emulation...I think.


    Edit: Never mind