palette swap

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VerbEdit

palette swap (third-person singular simple present palette swaps, present participle palette swapping, simple past and past participle palette swapped)

  1. (computer graphics, video games) To change the color palette used to render a palettized image.
    • 2007, GameAxis Unwired (April 2007)
      While there's a decent variety of enemy types in the game, those same enemies also tend to get palette swapped as the game progresses.

NounEdit

palette swap (plural palette swaps)

  1. (computer graphics, video games) An image that is the same as another but rendered with a different colour palette.
    Nintendo's Luigi character started out as a palette swap of Mario.