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Exclusive: Disney Reimagines Classic Star Wars Scenes in 8-Bit

Posted November 08, 2013 10:19 AM

From Wired Top Stories:

To celebrate the launch of its new mobile game Tiny Death Star, Disney artists have put a low-res spin on two memorable scenes from Star Wars.    

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Re: Exclusive: Disney Reimagines Classic Star Wars Scenes in 8-Bit

11/08/2013 11:19 AM

Funny how different groups use the same term to mean completely different things. In the LCD business, 8-bit equates to 16+ million colors, and is considered 'high' resolution for an LCD monitor (capable of full HD graphics) when many are just '6-bit'.

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Re: Exclusive: Disney Reimagines Classic Star Wars Scenes in 8-Bit

11/11/2013 12:27 PM

I thought 8-bit automatically meant bits-per-pixel.

You are saying in the LCD busines it is bits-per-plane (RGB) - hence 24 bits/pixel?

I've usually seen that called 24-bit.

Maybe the booming LCD television industry changed that.

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