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Color Pallette Guide by MotherKojiro

Version: 2.2 | Updated: 10/22/2013

Super Game Boy:
A Guide to Color Pallettes
By: Alice Kojiro (MotherKojiro(AT)gmail(DOT)com)

Note: This work is mine exclusively.  I've spent quite some time writing it.  If
you don't believe me, try writing one yourself.  Anyway, if you need to contact
me, just send me an e-mail.  E-mails have 3 main criteria.  First of all, they
need a subject line that tells me that the message is about my walkthrough.
Another important criterion is that it needs to be suggestions about the
guide.  I don't appreciate invitations to blogs, invites to chat rooms, flaming,
or anything like that.  Your suggestions can be anything from spelling and
grammatical errors to new sections you think I should add.  The only other
reason you shoud be writing to me is to ask me to use this guide on your
website.  You cannot do so without my consent as it is illegal.  All you need
to do is ask and it is highly unlikely that I will deny you the use of this
guide.  You also have to give me credit for writing this.  Failure to do so is
plaigiarism.  I appreciate your cooperation.  Thanks for choosing this guide.
                                                                        ~Kojiro

Table of Contents
=================
I.    Intro
II.   Thanks
III.  RGB Tutorial     [RGB]
IV.   Passwords        [PASS]
V.    Edit Mode Colors [EDIT]
VI.   Preset Pallettes [PAL]
  A.  Menu 1           [M1]
  B.  Menu 2           [M2]
  C.  Menu 3           [M3]
  D.  Menu 4           [M4]
VII.  Custom Pallettes [CSTM]
VIII. Codes            [CODE]
IX.   Conclusion       [END]

========
I. Intro
========
This guide was an idea I had one day when I was teaching a social studies class.
There was this Einstein poster on the wall done in Andy Warhol style.  The color
schemes were absolutely beautiful, but they haunted me for some reason.  It was
later that I realized that they were familiar to me because they were similar to
those used in the default pallettes by the Super Game Boy, a relic from my
youth.  I was inspired to create something wonderful with them.  I immediately
set to work trying to find them online.  After all, you can find anything on the
Internet, right?  WRONG!  I could find them nowhere and the Super Game Boy rom
wasn't even working far enough to open the menus.  One day, I found some Game
Genie Codes that got the rom to work well enough so that I could use the menus
to grab the color pallettes.  This guide was made so that no one else will have
to go through what I did to enjoy these classic pallettes.  So, just sit back
and enjoy a nice little trip through the land of nostalgia.  Who knows?  Maybe
you'll be inspired to create as well.

==========
II. Thanks
==========
Nintendo for making the Super Game Boy.
Nintendo Power for publishing the Super Game Boy book.
Mom for buying me the Super Game Boy all those years ago.
My lady, for being the source of my eternal happiness.
Mrs. Hunter for her Albert Einstein poster: the source of my inspiration.
My boss for giving me the drive to finish version 2.0.
ugetab for his/her PAR codes that got the Super Game Boy to work.
nensondubois for his/her PAR codes that got the Super Game Boy 2 to work.
ReyVGM for posting the aforementioned PAR codes.
Daniel O'Shea for letting me know that presets 4D and 4E were incorrect.
You for taking the time to read this guide and the thanks section.

=================
III. RGB Tutorial [RGB]
=================
For you to understand how this guide works, you need to understand how
computers store color.  Every color you see on your screen is made up of a
mixture of red, green, and blue, the primary colors of light (not to be
confused with red, yellow, and blue, the primary colors of art).  If you
wish to follow along, open your paint program and go to "Colors" and select
"Edit Colors".  Choose "Define Custom Colors" and you'll see Red, Green, and
Blue fields.  Now, if you change those values, it changes the color.  You
can use any value from 0-255.  The higher the value, the more of that color
will be in the result, but it might not work in a way that is intuitive to
you.  You can't really get good with creating colors by numerical values
unless you play around with it.  Below, I have included a general guideline
to colors and their values will be laid out as:

Color Name: RRR GGG BBB (leading zeroes are dropped)

Black:     0   0   0 (Black is the absence of color)
Red:     255   0   0
Green:     0 255   0
Blue:      0   0 255
Yellow:  255 255   0
Magenta: 255   0 255
Cyan:      0 255 255
White:   255 255 255 (White is all colors blended together)
Orange:  255 127   0 ((Red + Yellow)/2 to remain within the 255 boundary)
Purple:  127   0 255
Pink:    255 127 127
Brown:   127  63   0
Gray:    127 127 127

General Rules:
+ To brighten a color, increase any values that are not zero.
+ To lighten a color, increase all values, even zeroes.
+ To darken a color, decrease all values.
+ You can add colors together to get intuitive results (as I did with
  orange), but you must also divide the resulting values each by the number
  of colors added together (also, as I did with orange)
+ Don't be afraid to experiment!

So, if you want to know what colors these are that I've spelled out in the
guide, you can either get good with RGB values and figure them out yourself,
or you can plug the values into the paint program of your choice.  Enjoy!

=============
IV. Passwords [PASS]
=============
The passwords are input at the custom pallette screen and can be used to
record any possible color combination, but they don't work as intuitively as
you might think.  Here, I've broken down the structure so that you can
understand how it works.  First, the basic structure of the password is like
this:
XXXX-XXXX-XXXX

It's strange that it was broken up into 3 sections, since there are 4 colors
in each pallette, but it's still fairly easily broken down.  If the 4 colors
in each pallette are 1-4 from left to right, then the password pertains to
said colors as such:
1112-2233-3444

Sound simple?  So far it is.  Now, the combinations of 000 through 511 work
just like you might expect; the code gives the same color to each spot.  For
instance, white is 050, so 0500-5005-0050 gives you 4 whites.  Now, for the
rest...

The colors go by cycles.  The first color is the red in the custom pallette,
then fuschia, then purple, and so on.  After it goes through the first
pallette, (excluding black and white) it goes to the next one, which you can
view by clicking on the pallette and paintbrush icon.  There are 5 custom
pallette sample sets.  Once it cycles through them, the next number is
white.  After that, the next 2 values are black.  Following that, you have
11 values of what I call "dead space".  The color changes depending upon
which color in the pallette you put it in, but it always forms the colors
for pallette 1A in the preset pallette menu.  The values start at their
lightest (adjusted with the little black and white paint tubes above each
color in the pallette) in the first cycle, then go one darker in the second,
and so on.  The fourth cycle is the default value, which is what you see in
the samples.  Therefore, if you have a color and you want it one lighter or
darker, you can just adjust the number accordingly.  So, just how big IS a
cycle?  Let's add it up.

 50 Color Samples
  1 White
  2 Black
 11 Dead Space
+______________
 64 Colors in a cycle

Simply put, to lighten a color, subtract 64; to darken a color, add 64.
This assumes, of course, that doing so won't cause the value to exceed 447
or become negative.  If that is the case, then you've reached the limit.
Why 447?  Well, there are 7 cycles, so if you multiply that by the 64
colors in each cycle, you get 448.  You have to subtract 1 because 0 is
used.  The values of 448-511 are just another cycle of the middle color in
the tint/shade spectrum.  For example, 448 is red.

So, what about 512-999?  that's where things get a bit complicated.  With
a value greater than 511, the color produced will depend upon where the
value is placed.  They follow the same cyclical pattern as the above
values, however.  The cycle is still 64 in size and there are still 7
cycles, each of varying lightness/darkness.  What changes is the actual
colors.  They follow the preset pallettes in the menu.  For example,
5125-1251-2512 could also be acheived by going to the preset pallettes,
selecting 1A, and bumping each color up to its lightest variant.  The
cycle goes from 1A through 1H, then 2A through 2H, and so on.  If you do
the math, that's 32 values, so what are the remaining 32 values in the
cycle?  Dead space.  It works just the same as in the lower values and
even still uses the 1A pallette.  Still, that only brings us to 959.
Well, just as the lower values just had another run of medium colors, this
does the same with the preset pallettes, which brings us to the full 999.
By the way, Super Game Boy has the exact same color values that Super Game
Boy 2 does, just in case you were wondering.

===================
V. Edit Mode Colors [EDIT]
===================
These are the colors that you get when you go into the option to make your
own pallette.  They are ordered by their password number and will be
displayed like:

### - RRR GGG BBB

The leading zeroes will be eliminated, unless the value is zero itself.
RGB represents the numeric value for red, green, and blue respectively.

000 - 255 192 192
001 - 255 208 255
002 - 240 200 240
003 - 255 216 224
004 - 255 224 192
005 - 255 248 192
006 - 224 248 192
007 - 192 224 192
008 - 192 248 255
009 - 192 192 255
010 - 208 224 255
011 - 207 216 255
012 - 255 216 239
013 - 255 232 240
014 - 255 224 223
015 - 255 240 224
016 - 255 240 207
017 - 239 248 208
018 - 239 232 255
019 - 207 248 224
020 - 223 248 255
021 - 224 216 255
022 - 239 216 255
023 - 240 208 207
024 - 224 216 223
025 - 224 216 192
026 - 239 224 192
027 - 224 224 192
028 - 208 232 207
029 - 192 224 223
030 - 207 224 208
031 - 208 216 239
032 - 208 208 240
033 - 223 208 239
034 - 224 200 223
035 - 224 224 223
036 - 224 216 208
037 - 240 232 224
038 - 224 224 208
039 - 224 216 208
040 - 240 232 239
041 - 239 232 207
042 - 223 224 207
043 - 223 224 223
044 - 208 224 207
045 - 223 216 224
046 - 224 216 223
047 - 240 240 240
048 - 224 224 224
049 - 208 208 208
050 - 255 248 255
051 - 192 192 192
052 - 192 192 192
053-063 - DEAD

064 - 255 136 143
065 - 255 168 255
066 - 239 152 239
067 - 255 184 207
068 - 255 200 143
069 - 255 248 143
070 - 207 248 143
071 - 143 200 143
072 - 143 248 255
073 - 143 136 255
074 - 175 200 255
075 - 159 184 255
076 - 255 184 223
077 - 255 216 239
078 - 255 200 191
079 - 255 232 207
080 - 255 232 159
081 - 233 248 175
082 - 223 216 255
083 - 159 248 207
084 - 191 248 255
085 - 207 184 255
086 - 223 184 255
087 - 239 168 159
088 - 207 184 191
089 - 207 184 143
090 - 223 200 143
091 - 207 200 143
092 - 175 216 159
093 - 143 200 191
094 - 159 200 175
095 - 175 184 223
096 - 175 168 239
097 - 191 168 223
098 - 207 152 191
099 - 207 200 191
100 - 207 184 175
101 - 239 216 207
102 - 207 200 175
103 - 207 184 175
104 - 239 216 223
105 - 223 216 159
106 - 191 200 159
107 - 191 200 191
108 - 175 200 159
109 - 191 184 207
110 - 207 184 191
111 - 239 232 239
112 - 207 200 207
113 - 175 168 175
114 - 255 248 255
115 - 143 136 143
116 - 143 136 143
117-127 - DEAD

128 - 255  80  80
129 - 255 128 255
130 - 224 104 224
131 - 255 152 176
132 - 255 176  80
133 - 255 248  80
134 - 176 248  80
135 -  80 176  80
136 -  80 248 255
137 -  80  80 255
138 - 128 176 255
139 - 111 152 255
140 - 255 152 207
141 - 255 200 224
142 - 255 176 159
143 - 255 224 176
144 - 255 224 111
145 - 207 248 128
146 - 207 200 255
147 - 111 248 176
148 - 159 248 255
149 - 176 152 255
150 - 207 152 255
151 - 224 128 111
152 - 176 152 159
153 - 176 152  80
154 - 207 176  80
155 - 176 176  80
156 - 128 200 111
157 -  80 176 159
158 - 111 176 128
159 - 128 152 207
160 - 128 128 224
161 - 159 128 207
162 - 176 104 159
163 - 176 176 159
164 - 176 152 128
165 - 224 200 176
166 - 176 176 128
167 - 176 152 128
168 - 224 200 207
169 - 207 200 111
170 - 159 176 111
171 - 159 176 159
172 - 128 176 111
173 - 159 152 176
174 - 176 152 159
175 - 224 224 224
176 - 176 176 176
177 - 128 128 128
178 - 255 248 255
179 -  80  80  80
180 -  80  80  80
181-191 - DEAD

192 - 255   0   0
193 - 255  64 239
194 - 192  48 192
195 - 255 104 143
196 - 255 128   0
197 - 255 248   0
198 - 128 248   0
199 -   0 152   0
200 -   0 248 255
201 -   0   0 255
202 -  95 152 255
203 -  48  96 255
204 - 255 120 191
205 - 255 160 208
206 - 255 136  96
207 - 255 192 128
208 - 255 216  32
209 - 175 248  95
210 - 160 176 255
211 -  48 248 159
212 - 127 232 255
213 - 128 104 255
214 - 175 104 240
215 - 192  64  32
216 - 144 112 127
217 - 128  96   0
218 - 191 152  16
219 - 128 152  15
220 -  80 168  47
221 -   0 144 112
222 -  63 144  95
223 -  80 104 160
224 -  95  72 192
225 - 112  88 160
226 - 144  56 111
227 - 144 136 111
228 - 144 104  80
229 - 207 176 144
230 - 159 136  79
231 - 128 104  64
232 - 192 176 160
233 - 175 160  47
234 - 127 128  63
235 - 127 128 111
236 -  80 136  63
237 - 127 104 128
238 - 128 112 112
239 - 207 200 207
240 - 143 136 143
241 -  95  88  95
242 - 255 248 255
243 -   0   0   0
244 -   0   0   0
245-255 - DEAD

256 - 175   0   0
257 - 175  48 175
258 - 144  24 144
259 - 175  72  96
260 - 175  96   0
261 - 175 168   0
262 -  96 168   0
263 -   0  96   0
264 -   0 168 175
265 -   0   0 175
266 -  48  96 175
267 -  31  72 175
268 - 175  72 175
269 - 175 120 144
270 - 175  96  79
271 - 175 144  96
272 - 175 144  31
273 - 127 168  48
274 - 127 120 175
275 -  31 168  96
276 -  79 168 175
277 -  96  72 175
278 - 127  72 175
279 - 144  48  31
280 -  96  72  79
281 -  96  72   0
282 - 127  96   0
283 -  96  96   0
284 -  48 120  31
285 -   0  96  79
286 -  31  96  48
287 -  48  72 127
288 -  48  48 144
289 -  79  48 127
290 -  96  24  79
291 -  96  96  79
292 -  96  72  48
293 - 144 120  96
294 -  96  96  48
295 -  96  72  48
296 - 144 120 127
297 - 127 120  31
298 -  79  96  31
299 -  79  96  79
300 -  48  96  31
301 -  79  72  96
302 -  96  72  79
303 - 144 144 144
304 -  96  96  96
305 -  48  48  48
306 - 175 168 175
307 -   0   0   0
308 -   0   0   0
309-319 - DEAD

320 - 112   0   0
321 - 112  32 112
322 -  96  16  96
323 - 112  48  64
324 - 112  64   0
325 - 112 112   0
326 -  64 112   0
327 -   0  64   0
328 -   0 112 112
329 -   0   0 112
330 -  32  64 112
331 -  16  48 112
332 - 112  48  80
333 - 112  80  96
334 - 112  64  48
335 - 112  96  64
336 - 112  96  16
337 -  80 112  32
338 -  80  80 112
339 -  16 112  64
340 -  48 112 112
341 -  64  48 112
342 -  80  48 112
343 -  96  32  16
344 -  64  48  48
345 -  64  48   0
346 -  80  64   0
347 -  64  64   0
348 -  32  80  16
349 -   0  64  48
350 -  16  64  32
351 -  32  48  80
352 -  32  32  96
353 -  48  32  80
354 -  64  16  48
355 -  64  64  48
356 -  64  48  32
357 -  96  80  64
358 -  64  64  32
359 -  64  48  32
360 -  96  80  80
361 -  80  80  16
362 -  48  64  16
363 -  48  64  48
364 -  32  64  16
365 -  48  48  64
366 -  64  48  48
367 -  96  96  96
368 -  64  64  64
369 -  32  32  32
370 - 112 112 112
371 -   0   0   0
372 -   0   0   0
373-383 - DEAD

384 -  63   0   0
385 -  63  16  63
386 -  48   8  48
387 -  63  24  32
388 -  63  32   0
389 -  63  56   0
390 -  32  56   0
391 -   0  32   0
392 -   0  56  63
393 -   0   0  63
394 -  16  32  63
395 -  15  24  63
396 -  63  24  47
397 -  63  40  48
398 -  63  32  31
399 -  63  48  32
400 -  63  48  15
401 -  47  56  16
402 -  47  40  63
403 -  15  56  32
404 -  31  56  63
405 -  32  24  63
406 -  47  24  63
407 -  48  16  15
408 -  32  24  31
409 -  32  24   0
410 -  47  32   0
411 -  32  32   0
412 -  16  40  15
413 -   0  32  31
414 -  15  32  16
415 -  16  24  47
416 -  16  16  48
417 -  31  16  47
418 -  32   8  31
419 -  32  32  31
420 -  32  24  16
421 -  48  40  32
422 -  32  32  16
423 -  32  24  16
424 -  48  40  47
425 -  47  40  15
426 -  31  32  15
427 -  31  32  31
428 -  16  32  15
429 -  31  24  32
430 -  32  24  31
431 -  48  48  48
432 -  32  32  32
433 -  16  16  16
434 -  63  56  63
435 -   0   0   0
436 -   0   0   0
437-447 - DEAD

448 - 255   0   0
449 - 255  64 239
450 - 192  48 192
451 - 255 104 143
452 - 255 128   0
453 - 255 248   0
454 - 128 248   0
455 -   0 152   0
456 -   0 248 255
457 -   0   0 255
458 -  95 152 255
459 -  48  96 255
460 - 255 120 191
461 - 255 160 208
462 - 255 136  96
463 - 255 192 128
464 - 255 216  32
465 - 175 248  95
466 - 160 176 255
467 -  48 248 159
468 - 127 232 255
469 - 128 104 255
470 - 175 104 240
471 - 192  64  32
472 - 144 112 127
473 - 128  96   0
474 - 191 152  16
475 - 128 152  15
476 -  80 168  47
477 -   0 144 112
478 -  63 144  95
479 -  80 104 160
480 -  95  72 192
481 - 112  88 160
482 - 144  56 111
483 - 144 136 111
484 - 144 104  80
485 - 207 176 144
486 - 159 136  79
487 - 128 104  64
488 - 192 176 160
489 - 175 160  47
490 - 127 128  63
491 - 127 128 111
492 -  80 136  63
493 - 127 104 128
494 - 128 112 112
495 - 207 200 207
496 - 143 136 143
497 -  95  88  95
498 - 255 248 255
499 -   0   0   0
500 -   0   0   0
501-511 - DEAD

====================
VI. Preset Pallettes [PAL]
====================
These are the pallettes that come with the Super Game Boy.  They go from
left to right, just as displayed on the Super Game Boy. The preset
pallettes (512-999) will be displayed in this manner:

------
Menu #
------

Pallette Letter
---------------
(Default)
### - RRR GGG BBB (Leftmost color)
      RRR GGG BBB (Second from left)
      RRR GGG BBB (Second from right)
      RRR GGG BBB (Rightmost color)

+1 White            +2 White            +3 White
### - RRR GGG BBB | ### - RRR GGG BBB | ### - RRR GGG BBB
      RRR GGG BBB |       RRR GGG BBB |       RRR GGG BBB
      RRR GGG BBB |       RRR GGG BBB |       RRR GGG BBB
      RRR GGG BBB |       RRR GGG BBB |       RRR GGG BBB

+1 Black            +2 Black            +3 Black
### - RRR GGG BBB | ### - RRR GGG BBB | ### - RRR GGG BBB
      RRR GGG BBB |       RRR GGG BBB |       RRR GGG BBB
      RRR GGG BBB |       RRR GGG BBB |       RRR GGG BBB
      RRR GGG BBB |       RRR GGG BBB |       RRR GGG BBB

The leading zeroes will be eliminated, unless the value is zero itself.
RGB represents the numeric value for red, green, and blue respectively.

------
Menu 1 [M1]
------

Pallette A
----------

704 - 255 232 207
      223 144  79
      175  40  32
       48  24  80

640 - 255 248 224 | 576 - 255 248 239 | 512 - 255 248 240
      224 176 128 |       239 200 175 |       240 224 208
      207 104 111 |       223 152 159 |       239 200 207
      111  80 128 |       159 136 175 |       207 192 208

768 - 175 168 144 | 832 - 112 112  96 | 896 -  63  56  48
      144  96  48 |        96  64  32 |        48  32  16
      127  24  31 |        80  16  16 |        47   8  15
       31   0  48 |        16   0  32 |        15   0  16

Pallette B
----------

705 - 223 216 192
      207 176 112
      176  80  16
        0   0   0

641 - 244 244 244 | 577 - 239 232 239 | 513 - 240 240 240
      224 200 159 |       239 216 191 |       240 232 223
      207 128  80 |       223 168 143 |       239 208 192
       80  80  80 |       143 136 143 |       192 192 192

769 - 144 144 144 | 833 -  96  96  96 | 897 -  48  48  48
      144 120  79 |        96  80  48 |        48  40  31
      127  48   0 |        80  32   0 |        47  16   0
        0   0   0 |         0   0   0 |         0   0   0

Pallette C
----------

706 - 255 192 255
      239 152  80
      159  56  96
       63  56 159

642 - 255 224 255 | 578 - 255 232 255 | 514 - 255 240 255
      255 176 128 |       255 200 175 |       255 224 208
      176 104 159 |       207 152 191 |       224 200 223
      111 104 176 |       159 152 207 |       207 200 224

770 - 175 144 175 | 834 - 112  96 112 | 898 -  63  48  63
      175  96  48 |       112  64  32 |        63  32  16
       96  24  79 |        64  16  28 |        32   8  31
       31  24  96 |        16  16  64 |        15   8  32

Pallette D
----------

707 - 255 248 175
      192 128  79
      255   0   0
       80  24   0

643 - 255 248 207 | 579 - 255 248 223 | 515 - 255 248 239
      224 176 128 |       239 200 175 |       240 224 208
      255  80  80 |       255 136 143 |       255 192 192
      128  80  80 |       175 136 143 |       208 192 192

771 - 175 168 127 | 835 - 112 112  80 | 899 -  63  56  47
      144  96  48 |        96  64  32 |        48  32  16
      175   0   0 |       112   0   0 |        63   0   0
       48   0   0 |        32   0   0 |        16   0   0

Pallette E
----------

708 - 255 248 175
      127 192 127
      111 136  64
       95  56  32

644 - 255 224 207 | 580 - 255 232 223 | 516 - 255 240 239
      159 224 159 |       191 232 191 |       223 240 223
      159 176 128 |       191 200 175 |       223 224 208
      128 104 111 |       175 152 159 |       208 200 207

772 - 175 144 127 | 836 - 112  96  80 | 900 -  63  48  47
       79 144  79 |        48  96  48 |        31  48  31
       79  96  48 |        48  64  32 |        31  32  16
       48  24  31 |        32  16  16 |        16   8  15

Pallette F
----------

709 - 223 232 255
      224 136  80
      175   0   0
        0  64  16

645 - 224 248 255 | 581 - 239 248 255 | 517 - 240 248 255
      255 176 128 |       255 200 175 |       255 224 208
      207  80  80 |       223 136 143 |       239 192 192
       80 128  80 |       143 168 143 |       192 208 192

773 - 144 168 175 | 837 -  96 112 112 | 901 -  48  56  63
      175  96  48 |       112  64  32 |        63  32  16
      127   0   0 |        80   0   0 |        47   0   0
        0  48   0 |         0  32   0 |         0  16   0

Pallette G
----------

710 -   0   0  80
        0 160 239
      127 120   0
      255 248  95

646 -  80  80 128 | 582 - 143 136 175 | 518 - 192 192 208
       80 200 255 |       143 216 255 |       192 232 255
      159 152  80 |       191 184 143 |       223 216 192
      255 248 128 |       255 248 175 |       255 248 208

774 -   0   0  48 | 838 -   0   0  32 | 902 -   0   0  16
        0 120 175 |         0  80 120 |         0  40  63
       79  72   0 |        48  48   0 |        31  24   0
      175 168  48 |       112 112  32 |        63  56  16

Pallette H
----------

711 - 255 232 224
      255 184 143
      128  64   0
       48  24   0

647 - 255 248 255 | 583 - 255 248 255 | 519 - 255 248 255
      255 200 176 |       255 216 207 |       255 232 224
      176 128  80 |       207 168 143 |       224 208 192
      111  80  80 |       159 136 143 |       207 192 192

775 - 175 168 175 | 839 - 112 112 112 | 903 -  63  56  63
      175 120  96 |       112  80  64 |        63  40  32
       96  48   0 |        64  32   0 |        32  16   0
       31   0   0 |        16   0   0 |        15   0   0

------
Menu 2 [M2]
------

Pallette A
----------

712 - 240 200 160
      192 136  79
       47 120   0
        0   0   0

648 - 255 224 207 | 584 - 255 232 223 | 520 - 255 240 239
      224 176 128 |       239 200 175 |       240 224 208
      111 152  80 |       159 184 143 |       207 216 192
       80  80  80 |       143 136 143 |       192 192 192

776 - 175 144 127 | 840 - 112  96  80 | 904 -  63  48  47
      144  96  48 |        96  64  32 |        48  32  16
       31  72   0 |        16  48   0 |        15  24   0
        0   0   0 |         0   0   0 |         0   0   0

Pallette B
----------

713 - 255 248 255
      255 232  80
      255  48   0
       80   0  95

649 - 255 248 255 | 585 - 255 248 255 | 521 - 255 248 255
      255 248 128 |       255 248 175 |       255 248 208
      255 104  80 |       255 152 143 |       255 200 192
      128  80 128 |       175 136 175 |       208 192 208

777 - 175 168 175 | 841 - 112 112 112 | 905 -  63  56  63
      175 168  48 |       112 112  32 |        63  56  16
      175  24   0 |       112  16   0 |        63   8   0
       48   0  48 |        32   0  32 |        16   0  16

Pallette C
----------

714 - 255 192 255
      239 136 143
      127  48 239
       47  40 159

650 - 255 224 255 | 586 - 255 232 255 | 522 - 255 240 255
      255 176 176 |       255 200 207 |       255 224 224
      159 104 255 |       191 152 255 |       223 200 255
      111 104 176 |       159 152 207 |       207 200 224

778 - 175 144 175 | 842 - 112  96 112 | 906 -  63  48  63
      175  96  96 |       112  64  64 |        63  32  32
       79  24 175 |        48  16 112 |        31   8  63
       31  24  96 |        16  16  64 |        15   8  32

Pallette D
----------

715 - 255 248 160
        0 248   0
      255  48   0
        0   0  80

651 - 255 248 207 | 587 - 255 248 223 | 523 - 255 248 239
       80 248  80 |       143 248 143 |       192 248 192
      255 104  80 |       255 152 143 |       255 200 192
       80  80 128 |       143 136 175 |       192 192 208

779 - 175 168 127 | 834 - 112 112  80 | 907 -  63  56  47
        0 168   0 |         0 112   0 |         0  56   0
      175  24   0 |       112  16   0 |        63   8   0
        0   0  48 |         0   0  32 |         0   0  16

Pallette E
----------

716 - 255 248 128
      144 176 224
       47  16  96
       16   8  16

652 - 255 224 176 | 588 - 255 232 207 | 524 - 255 240 224
      176 200 255 |       207 216 255 |       224 232 255
      111  80 159 |       159 136 191 |       207 192 223
       80  80  80 |       143 136 143 |       192 192 192

780 - 175 144  96 | 844 - 112  96  64 | 908 -  63  48  32
       96 120 175 |        64  80 112 |        32  40  63
       31   0  79 |        16   0  48 |        15   0  31
        0   0   0 |         0   0   0 |         0   0   0

Pallette F
----------
717 - 208 248 255
      255 144  80
      160   0   0
       31   0   0

653 - 224 248 255 | 589 - 239 248 255 | 525 - 240 248 255
      255 176 128 |       255 200 175 |       255 224 208
      207  80  80 |       223 136 143 |       239 192 192
       80  80  80 |       143 136 143 |       192 192 192

781 - 144 168 175 | 845 -  96 112 112 | 909 -  48  56  63
      175  96  48 |       112  64  32 |        63  32  16
      127   0   0 |        80   0   0 |        47   0   0
        0   0   0 |         0   0   0 |         0   0   0

Pallette G
----------

718 - 111 184  63
      224  80  64
      224 184 128
        0  24   0

654 - 159 200 111 | 590 - 191 216 159 | 526 - 223 232 207
      255 128 128 |       255 168 175 |       255 208 208
      255 200 176 |       255 216 207 |       255 232 224
       80  80  80 |       143 136 143 |       192 192 192

782 -  79 120  31 | 846 -  48  80  16 | 910 -  31  40  15
      175  48  48 |       112  32  32 |        63  16  16
      175 120  96 |       112  80  64 |        63  40  32
        0   0   0 |         0   0   0 |         0   0   0

Pallette H
----------

719 - 255 248 255
      191 184 191
      112 112 112
        0   0   0

655 - 255 248 255 | 591 - 255 248 255 | 527 - 255 248 255
      207 200 207 |       223 216 223 |       239 232 239
      159 152 159 |       191 184 191 |       223 216 223
       80  80  80 |       143 136 143 |       192 192 192

783 - 175 168 175 | 847 - 112 112 112 | 911 -  63  56  63
      127 120 127 |        80  80  80 |        47  40  47
       79  72  79 |        48  48  48 |        31  24  31
        0   0   0 |         0   0   0 |         0   0   0

------
Menu 3 [M3]
------

Pallette A
----------

720 - 255 208 159
      112 192 192
      255  96  47
       48  72  96

656 - 255 224 175 | 592 - 255 232 207 | 528 - 255 240 224
      159 224 224 |       191 232 239 |       223 240 240
      255 152 111 |       255 184 159 |       255 216 207
      111 128 159 |       159 168 191 |       207 208 223

784 - 175 144  96 | 848 - 112  96  64 | 912 -  63  48  32
       79 144 144 |        48  96  96 |        31  48  48
      175  72  31 |       112  48  16 |        63  24  15
       31  48  79 |        16  32  48 |        15  16  31

Pallette B
----------

720 - 223 216 192
      224 128  32
        0  80   0
        0  16  16

657 - 224 224 224 | 593 - 239 232 239 | 529 - 240 240 240
      255 176 111 |       255 200 159 |       255 224 207
       80 128  80 |       143 168 143 |       192 208 192
       80  80  80 |       143 136 143 |       192 192 192

785 - 144 144 144 | 849 -  96  96  96 | 913 -  48  48  48
      175  96  31 |       112  64  16 |        63  32  15
        0  48   0 |         0  32   0 |         0  16   0
        0   0   0 |         0   0   0 |         0   0   0

Pallette C
----------

722 - 224 168 207
      255 248 127
        0 184 255
       32  32  95

658 - 255 200 224 | 594 - 255 216 239 | 530 - 255 232 240
      255 248 159 |       255 248 191 |       255 248 223
       80 200 255 |       143 216 255 |       192 232 255
      111 104 128 |       159 152 175 |       207 200 208

786 - 175 120 144 | 850 - 112  80  96 | 914 -  63  40  48
      175 168  79 |       112 112  48 |        63  56  31
        0 120 175 |         0  80 112 |         0  40  63
       31  24  48 |        16  16  32 |        15   8  16

Pallette D
----------

723 - 240 248 191
      224 168 127
       15 200   0
        0   0   0

659 - 255 248 207 | 595 - 255 248 223 | 531 - 255 248 239
      255 200 159 |       255 216 191 |       255 232 223
       80 224  80 |       143 232 143 |       192 240 192
       80  80  80 |       143 136 143 |       192 192 192

787 - 175 168 127 | 851 - 112 112  80 | 915 -  63  56  47
      175 120  79 |       112  80  48 |        63  40  31
        0 144   0 |         0  96   0 |         0  48   0
        0   0   0 |         0   0   0 |         0   0   0

Pallette E
----------

724 - 255 248 191
      224 176 111
      176 120  32
       80  72 112

660 - 255 248 224 | 596 - 255 248 239 | 532 - 255 248 240
      255 200 159 |       255 216 191 |       255 232 223
      207 152 111 |       223 184 159 |       239 216 207
      128 128 159 |       175 168 191 |       208 208 223

788 - 175 168 144 | 852 - 112 112  96 | 916 -  63  56  48
      175 120  79 |       112  80  48 |        63  40  31
      127  72  31 |        80  48  16 |        47  24  15
       48  48  79 |        32  32  48 |        16  16  31

Pallette F
----------

725 - 127 120 207
      255 104 255
      255 208   0
       64  64  64

661 - 159 152 224 | 597 - 191 184 239 | 533 - 223 216 240
      255 152 255 |       255 184 255 |       255 216 255
      255 224  80 |       255 232 143 |       255 240 192
      128 128 128 |       175 168 175 |       208 208 208

789 -  79  72 144 | 853 -  48  48  96 | 917 -  31  24  48
      175  72 175 |       112  48 112 |        63  24  63
      175 144   0 |       112  96   0 |        63  48   0
       48  48  48 |        32  32  32 |        16  16  16

Pallette G
----------

726 -  96 216  80
      255 248 255
      207  48  63
       63   0   0

662 - 159 224 128 | 598 - 191 232 175 | 534 - 223 240 208
      255 248 255 |       255 248 255 |       255 248 255
      224 104 111 |       239 152 159 |       240 200 207
      111  80  80 |       159 136 143 |       207 192 192

790 -  79 144  48 | 854 -  48  96  32 | 918 -  31  48  16
      175 168 175 |       112 112 112 |        63  56  63
      144  24  31 |        96  16  16 |        48   8  15
       31   0   0 |        16   0   0 |        15   0   0

Pallette H
----------

727 - 224 248 160
      127 200  63
       79 136  31
       15  24   0

663 - 255 248 207 | 599 - 255 248 223 | 535 - 255 248 239
      159 224 111 |       191 232 159 |       223 240 207
      128 176  80 |       175 200 143 |       208 224 192
       80  80  80 |       143 136 143 |       192 192 192

791 - 175 168 127 | 855 - 112 112  80 | 919 -  63  56  47
       79 144  31 |        48  96  16 |        31  48  15
       48  96   0 |        32  64   0 |        16  32   0
        0   0   0 |         0   0   0 |         0   0   0

------
Menu 4 [M4]
------

Pallette A
----------

728 - 240 168 111
      127 168 255
      208   0 208
        0   0 127

664 - 255 200 159 | 600 - 255 216 191 | 536 - 255 232 223
      159 200 255 |       191 216 255 |       223 232 255
      224  80 224 |       239 136 239 |       240 192 240
       80  80 159 |       143 136 191 |       192 192 223

792 - 175 120  79 | 856 - 112  80  48 | 920 -  63  40  31
       79 120 175 |        48  80 112 |        31  40  63
      144   0 144 |        96   0  96 |        48   0  48
        0   0  79 |         0   0  48 |         0   0  31

Pallette B
----------

729 - 240 232 240
      239 160  96
       64 120  63
       31   8  15

665 - 255 248 255 | 601 - 255 248 255 | 537 - 255 248 255
      255 200 159 |       255 216 191 |       255 232 223
      128 152 111 |       175 184 159 |       208 216 207
       80  80  80 |       143 136 143 |       192 192 192

793 - 175 168 175 | 857 - 112 112 112 | 921 -  63  56  63
      175 120  79 |       112  80  48 |        63  40  31
       48  72  31 |        32  48  16 |        16  24  15
        0   0   0 |         0   0   0 |         0   0   0

Pallette C
----------

730 - 255 224 224
      223 160 208
      159 160 224
       15   0   0

666 - 255 248 255 | 602 - 255 248 255 | 538 - 255 248 255
      224 200 224 |       239 216 239 |       240 232 240
      176 200 255 |       207 216 255 |       224 232 255
       80  80  80 |       143 136 143 |       192 192 192

794 - 175 168 175 | 858 - 112 112 112 | 922 -  63  56  63
      144 120 144 |        96  80  96 |        48  40  48
       96 120 175 |        64  80 112 |        32  40  63
        0   0   0 |         0   0   0 |         0   0   0

Pallette D
----------

731 - 248 248 184
      144 200 200
       72 104 120
        8  32  72

667 - 248 248 200 | 603 - 248 248 216 | 539 - 248 248 232
      176 224 224 |       200 232 232 |       224 240 240
      128 152 152 |       168 184 184 |       208 216 216
       80 104 128 |       143 152 175 |       192 200 208

795 - 168 168 120 | 859 - 112 112  80 | 923 -  56  56  40
       96 144 144 |        64  96  96 |        32  48  48
       48  72  72 |        32  48  48 |        16  24  24
        0  24  48 |         0  16  32 |         0   8  16

Pallette E
----------

732 - 248 216 168
      224 168 120
      120  88 136
        0  32  48

668 - 248 224 200 | 604 - 248 232 216 | 540 - 248 240 232
      248 200 152 |       248 216 184 |       248 232 216
      152 128 176 |       184 168 200 |       216 208 224
       80 104 104 |       136 152 152 |       192 200 200

796 - 168 144 120 | 860 - 112  96  80 | 924 -  56  48  40
      168 120  72 |       112  80  48 |        56  40  24
       72  48  96 |        48  32  64 |        24  16  32
        0  24  24 |         0  16  16 |         0   8   8

Pallette F
----------

733 - 191 208 208
      223 128 223
      128   0 160
       63   0   0

669 - 207 224 224 | 605 - 223 232 239 | 541 - 239 240 240
      224 176 224 |       239 200 239 |       240 224 240
      176  80 207 |       207 136 223 |       224 192 239
      111  80  80 |       159 136 143 |       207 192 192

797 - 127 144 144 | 861 -  80  96  96 | 925 -  47  48  48
      144  96 144 |        96  64  96 |        48  32  48
       96   0 127 |        64   0  80 |        32   0  47
       31   0   0 |        16   0   0 |        15   0   0

Pallette G
----------

734 - 176 224  31
      191  32  95
       47  16   0
        0 128  96

670 - 207 248  80 | 606 - 223 248 143 | 542 - 239 248 192
      207 104 128 |       223 152 175 |       239 200 208
      111  80  80 |       159 136 143 |       207 192 192
       80 176 159 |       143 200 191 |       192 224 223

798 - 127 168   0 | 862 -  80 112   0 | 926 -  47  56   0
      127  24  48 |        80  16  32 |        47   8  16
       31   0   0 |        16   0   0 |        15   0   0
        0  96  79 |         0  64  48 |         0  32  31

Pallette H
----------

735 - 255 248 207
      191 192  95
      128 136  64
       64  80  47

671 - 255 248 224 | 607 - 255 248 239 | 543 - 255 248 240
      207 224 128 |       223 232 175 |       239 240 208
      176 176 128 |       207 200 175 |       224 224 208
      128 128 111 |       175 168 159 |       208 208 207

799 - 175 168 144 | 863 - 112 112  96 | 927 -  63  56  48
      127 144  48 |        80  96  32 |        47  48  16
       96  96  48 |        64  64  32 |        32  32  16
       48  48  31 |        32  32  16 |        16  16  15

=====================
VII. Custom Pallettes [CSTM]
=====================
These are just some pallettes I like.  The first two I made in the Super Game
Boy back when I first got it.  The rest are from the Super Game Boy book,
which I think I got from Nintendo Power.  Use the guide to find the actual
RGB values.  Enjoy!

Cool (1992-0119-4243)

Warm (2421-9719-6192)

Dungeon (1157-0970-9243)

Underwater (0727-0920-1320)

Sky (1387-1371-3713)

Dark Shadows (1283-2121-7723)

Cool Beach (0691-3520-1243)

Colored Ice (2422-1221-5359)

Light Tile (0771-1515-6243)

Bubbly Clouds (7142-0226-6332)

===========
VIII. Codes [CODE]
===========
These are the codes that make the Super Game Boy rom's menu work.  Use them
if you wish, but remember: if you don't own a Super Game Boy, you have to
delete the rom within 24 hours of its download.

--------------
Super Game Boy
--------------
00BE4300
00B8C101
00B11400
00B0AA13
00B0ABAF

----------------
Super Game Boy 2
----------------
00BE4300
00B8C101
00B11400
00B0FF05

==============
IX. Conclusion [END]
==============
I'd just like to close this guide with a few random musings.  There were a few
things I noticed during this project that I thought were kind of interesting.
One of which was that the green value never goes above 248 in any value.  Now,
it takes a discerning eye to actually notice this, but if you put 255-255-000
yellow next to 255-248-000 yellow, the latter of the two is less static, and
therefore more aesthetically pleasing both by itself and in a pallette of four
colors.  It's these sort of things that always made Nintendo systems
graphically superior in the eyes of many.  In fact, the NES has no true yellow
that I have found.  The next time you play NES, look closely and you'll see it
too.  It's such a close attention to detail that makes a superior product,
even if it is imperceptible to most people on a conscious level.

Also, I was unable to find a mathematical equation for tinting and shading.
At first, I thought it might be a flat value, but quickly noticed that the
change in value was inconsistent.  My next theory was that certain ranges of
numbers would increase or decrease by a certain value.  This, too, was dashed
to bits when I inspected the gradient for the "white" color.  From default to
darkest, it went as such:

255 248 255
175 168 175
112 112 112 !
 63  56  63 !!

Not only did it flatten out at 112, it went back to a different green value in
the very next shade!  The best I can figure is that the Super Game Boy must
only be capable of certain RGB values.  Think about it; a typical RGB spectrum
has a total of 16,777,216 different colors.  Super Game Boy has 1254 at the
very most.  I'm guessing that the Super Game Boy can't reach certain values on
the RGB spectrum, which is compounded by the fact that the same numbers keep
popping up again and again.  Still, it's not like a device used to bring color
to monochromatic games comparable to 8-bit graphics needs so broad a pallette.

Another thing I found unusual is not only the presence of dead space, but also
the fact that it was strewn about throughout the numbers.  Sure, it makes for
a nice even cycle of 64, (40 in hexadecimal) but why not have it all piled on
at the end?  While I'm on the topic of strange placement, I also thought it
odd that both the custom colors and the preset pallettes have an additional
cycle of their default (not lightened or darkened) values in the code.  Why
not just more dead space?  Perhaps it's some sort of placeholder to let those
experimenting with these values know that it's not just dead space until the
end.  Perhaps only the programmers know for sure.  I certainly hope that you
have enjoyed this guide and that it has been helpful to you.  Thanks again
for reading!

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