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Elite on the BBC Micro

Dashboard: iff_base [Elite-A, Flight]

Name: iff_base [Show more] Type: Variable Category: Dashboard Summary: Base colours for different types of ship in the the I.F.F. system Deep dive: The I.F.F. system
Context: See this variable in context in the source code References: This variable is used as follows: * SCAN calls iff_base

These are the base colours for the I.F.F. system, which shows ships on the scanner in the following colours, depending on the type index for this ship (as returned by the iff_index routine). The base colours determine the colour of the dot, as well as the underlying colour of the stick (which can be striped, depending on the corresponding EOR colour from iff_xor). The colours for the normal dashboard palette are: Index Dot colour Stick colour(s) Ship types 0 Green Green Clean 1 Yellow Yellow Station tracked 2 Green Green and yellow Debris 3 Yellow Yellow and red Missile 4 Green Green and red Offender/fugitive The colours for the escape pod dashboard palette are: Index Dot colour Stick colour(s) Ship types 0 Cyan Cyan Clean 1 White White Station tracked 2 Cyan Cyan and white Debris 3 White White and red Missile 4 Cyan Cyan and red Offender/fugitive
\ --- Mod: Whole section added for Elite-A: -----------> .iff_base EQUB &FF \ Index 0: Clean = green/cyan EQUB &F0 \ Index 1: Station tracked = yellow/white EQUB &FF \ Index 2: Debris = green/cyan EQUB &F0 \ Index 3: Missile = yellow/white EQUB &FF \ Index 4: Offender/fugitive = green/cyan \ --- End of added section ---------------------------->