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A color is used in a BZFlag world (BZW) as a sub parameter for many paramters, such as materials and dynamic colors.



The basic format of a color is to define the Reg Green Blue and Alpha components of a color in the format

  Reg Green Blue Alpha

As an example to define pure red, the color would be defined as follows:

 1 0 0 1

This would define a color of 100% pure red and 100% opacity.

The numeric values for color can range from 0 to 1 and represent the fraction of 100% for each color channel.

HTML Color format

Colors can be defined in the HTML RGB format as well using Hex codes. Again pure red would be


Pre-defined colors

BZFlag supports a number of pre-defined color names including:



Colors were added with Materials in BZFlag 2.0.0.

Editor Support

Color support is dependent on the support for the containing features in any specific editor.

External links

Wikipedia article on RGB colorspace