Episodes Tagged with “mark ferrari”
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[Soundbite] Mark Ferrari on gatekeepers and a cancelled X-Men game
November 4th, 2017
11 mins 59 secs
8-bit, art, bonus, business, cancelled game, mark ferrari, marketing, soundbite, tv game, x-men
The story of a cancelled X-Men TV controller game, as told by former LucasArts illustrator Mark Ferrari, who is a world-renowned and innovative pixel artist responsible for popularising multiple graphical techniques — including dithering, colour cycling, and palette shifting. And an inside look at the downside of having marketing-focused gatekeepers in charge of what products hit store shelves.
Episode 3 - Colour Cycling
October 1st, 2017
31 mins 1 sec
adventure, colour cycling, deluxe paint, dithering, game art, gary winnick, graphics, loom, lucasarts, lucasfilm, mark ferrari, palette shifting, scumm, seize the day, thimbleweed park
How a talented illustrator with a fear of computers changed how games looked and perfected background animation techniques that no one before him had thought to use.