How can I fade the screen in a truecolor graphics mode?
How can I fade the screen
in a truecolor graphics mode?
With great difficulty :-) There is no such easy trick as just altering
the palette, so you will have to repeatedly redraw the image in a
lighter or darker form. You could draw black translucent rectangles
over the screen to darken it down, or use
to tint a
bitmap while copying it to the screen, but be warned that these
operations are expensive and will require a fast PC!
Also, have a look at http://www.allegro.cc/ for add-on packages
(notably FBlend v0.5) that attempt to make this operation as fast as