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Old 02-22-2019, 12:07 PM
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EC Henry discusses the varying colors of Federation phasers.


I never noticed how much the colors changed! You'd think this could be standardized easily. My first guess is that this variation comes from a similar place as greenscreens and bluescreens. That is, depending on the background that the phaser beam has to be superimposed upon, certain colors work better for the superimposing process or to provide contrast with the background.



P.S. I never noticed that in The Best of Both Worlds the modulating phasers made such different colors.
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