Vintage

A big collection of effects that can give to your games a unique and retro visual look inspired by Instagram®, cameras like Polaroid® and old computers like Commodore64, Gameboy or NES.

 


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The effects.

Aden.

VintageAden

Requires hardware that supports 3D textures.

Make games look like pastels. It creates a deep purplish-pink tint over screen. It looks great in closeups cameras.

InspectorAden

 

  • Amount: the strength of the effect.

 

Amaro.

VintageAmaro

Gives your game a film-inspired and gorgeous look. Adds light to the images, with a center focus, it darkens around the edges and increases exposure of the screen. This effect is cool for dark games.

InspectorAmaro

  • Amount: the strength of the effect.
  • Overlay: the strength with which the texture is applied.

 

Brannan.

VintageBrannan

 

Adds high contrast and exposure to your game, giving it some stylish metallic tint. This effect is soft and washed out, like a photo from old granny’s album.

 

InspectorBrannan

  • Amount: the strength of the effect.

 

Commodore 64.

VintageC64

 

Simulate the palette of the mitic Commodore 64 graphic chip (VIC-II).

InspectorCommodore64

  • Amount: the strength of the effect.
  • Pixel size.
  • Saturation: Dither saturation.
  • Noise: Dither noise.

 

Crema.

VintageCrema

Requires hardware that supports 3D textures.

Adds a desaturated look with creamy vintage color to your game. It lightens up the screen, while reducing colours and adding a soft purplish haze. Use Crema in outdoors scenes for warming and cooling effects.

InspectorCrema

  • Amount: the strength of the effect.

 

Earlybird.

VintageEarlybird

Adds faded, blurred colors, sepia and yellow effects, as well as a soft blur and dramatic vignetting (darker edges and corners).

 

InspectorEarlybird

  • Amount: the strength of the effect.
  • Obturation: obturation of the vignette.

 

EGA.

VintageEGA

 

Simulates EGA video output plus dithering.

InspectorEGAjpg

  • Amount: the strength of the effect.
  • Brightness: the brightness of the effect.

 

Gameboy.

VintageGameboy

 

Simulates Gameboy palette plus dithering.

InspectorGameboy

  • Amount: the strength of the effect.
  • Brightness: the brightness of the effect.

 

Hefe.

VintageHefe

 

Adds high contrast and saturation to the image with emphasis on yellow and golden tones. Creates a warm feeling in the game.

 

InspectorHefe

 

  • Amount: the strength of the effect.

 

Hudson.

VintageHudson

 

Emphasizes light in your game and gives your screen a bluish, colder feel. Great for keeping things modern. Think architecture and shiny cars.

 

InspectorHudson

 

  • Amount: the strength of the effect.
  • Overlay: the strength with which the texture is applied.

 

Inkwell.

VintageInkwell

 

Inkwell turns the game to black and white giving a classically old-school effect. High contrast is added.

 

InspectorInkwell

  • Amount: the strength of the effect.

 

Juno.

VintageJuno

Requires hardware that supports 3D textures.

Its tints cool tones green, amps up warm tones and makes whites glow.

 

InspectorJuno

  • Amount: the strength of the effect.

 

Lomofi.

VintageLomofi

 

Adds strong shadows and warmer temperature, creating a dreamy effect.

 

InspectorLomofi

  • Amount: the strength of the effect.
  • Obturation: obturation of the vignette.

 

Lord Kelvin.

VintageLordKevin

 

Gives games a retro look by boosting the earth tones green, brown and orange and adds brightness. Super-saturated, supremely retro.

 

InspectorLordKevin

  • Amount: the strength of the effect.

 

Nashville.

VintageNashville

 

Gives your games a warm retro fell and adds a soft purple-pink hue. A call for ironic nostalgia.

 

InspectorNashville

  • Amount: the strength of the effect.

 

NES.

VintageNES

 

Simulates NES using DawnBringer’s palettes plus dithering.

 

InspectorNES

  • Amount: the strength of the effect.
  • Brightness: the brightness of the effect.

 

Rise.

VintageRise

 

Gives your games a nice glow and warmth by adding yellow tones.

 

InspectorRise

  • Amount: the strength of the effect.
  • Overlay: the strength with which the texture is applied.

 

Sierra.

VintageSierra

 

Sierra makes your games appear softer by adding bluish tones while emphasizing darks and yellows.

 

InspectorSierra

  • Amount: the strength of the effect.
  • Overlay: the strength with which the texture is applied.

 

Slumber.

VintageSlumber

Requires hardware that supports 3D textures.

The yellow tint and low contrast of Slumber add a hazy, ‘country’ feel, moody and dreamlike cast over games.

 

InspectorSlumber

  • Amount: the strength of the effect.

 

Sutro.

VintageSutro

Sutro burns the edges of the screen, increases highlights and shadows and creates a sepia tone.

 

InspectorSutro

  • Amount: the strength of the effect.
  • Obturation: obturation of the vignette.

 

Toaster.

VintageToaster

 

Adds a 60′es feeling, “Mad Men”-esque, to the screen by adding a texture and a subtle vignetting.

 

InspectorToaster

  • Amount: the strength of the effect.

 

Valencia.

VintageValencia

 

True-to-life contrast, with slightly gray and brown overtones.

 

InspectorValencia

  • Amount: the strength of the effect.

 

Walden.

VintageWalden

 

Gives your game washed-out, bluish colors and adds a slight corner vignetting.

 

InspectorWalden

  • Amount: the strength of the effect.
  • Obturation: obturation of the vignette.

 

XPro II.

VintageXProII

 

This effect gives your games a warm vintage feeling and saturated tones with an emphasis on aquas and greens.

 

InspectorXProII

  • Amount: the strength of the effect.
  • Obturation: obturation of the vignette.

 

1977.

Vintage1977

 

As the name suggests, this effect gives a you nostalgic 70’s feel by making games brighter as well as faded.

 

Inspector1977

  • Amount: the strength of the effect.

 

 

 

Adding effects.

Add any of the many effects of ‘Vintage – Image Effects‘ is easy. Select the camera you’re going to use (usually called ‘Main Camera‘) in the ‘Hierarchy’ editor window, then click on ‘Add Component‘ button in the ‘Inspector‘ window.

 

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Now you can select the effect in two different ways. The first way is using the search field and write ‘Vintage’, then select the effect.

The second way is select the category ‘Image Effects’, then ‘Vintage‘, and finally the effect you want.

 

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Common effects.

All effects have the following common effects:

 

InspectorCommon

Clicking on the gray label you can open the options for each effect. To activate it, click on the circle.

 

Color controls.

Controls the brightness, contrast, gamma, hue and saturation of the color.

InspectorColorControls

Film.

Creates an old film effect.

InspectorFilm

 

Frequently Asked Questions.

 

  • Can I use the free version (Personal Edition) of Unity 3D?

Yes, since the version 5 of Unity, this package works both free and pro version.

 

  • What version of Unity should I need?

You need the version 5 or higher.

 

  • Does it need any special hardware?

All effects in ‘Vintage – Image Effects‘ needs a GPU that supports Shader Model 3.0 or higher. At desktop PCs, any card compatible with DirectX 9.0c or higher are supported (ATI Radeon HD2000 or higher, Nvidia GeForce 8/9/GTX200 or higher or Intel GM965 or higher). In mobile platforms, any device compatible with OpenGL ES 2.0(*) or higher should run fine. Please, check the Apple hardware compatibility or Android Froyo 2.2(API 8) or higher. In generall, any device with a decent GPU after the 2008 should work.

(*) Some effects uses 3d textures, not available in OpenGL ES 2.0.

 

  • What about performance?

On a Intel i5 PC with GTX550 GPU, it takes between 0.1ms and 0.4ms. In low-end mobile hardware (MALI-400 MP) the 2D demo runs between 40fps and 45fps. The Slideshow (included in the package) demo runs at 60fps.

 

Yes x 4.

 

  • Does it support VR?

Not now, but we want to add in future updates.

 

  • Includes source code?

Yes, all source code is included (also shaders). All classes are within the namespace ‘VintageImageEffects‘.

 

  • I’m interested in other vintage/retro effects that are not in this package. Can I request new effects?

Sure! we want to expand the package with new effects and we will be happy to evaluate your suggestions. Please, contact with us.

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