Dungeoneers clothing?

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Dungeoneers clothing?

Post by steve1977 » Mon Jun 21, 2004 8:26 pm

:) Hi to all, just wondered, after reading about what coloured shirts aren't permitted to be worn on the Knightmare programme it said; blue, green and white T-shirts shouldnt be worn.

I can understand why they say dont wear blue, this is because of the knightmare rooms or room being filmed is made of blue cardboard, and the camera filming uses chroma key or chromakey, which is where anything blue in the room is replaced with computer graphics to render the room and apart from that all thats left is the dungeoneer and any other ordinary objects like rocks, tables or barrels.

Of course these last objects could also be blue so the computer graphics can fill in the details even better maybe. Mind you you probably just add the rocks or whatever as graphics anyway to the blue room, why need blue rocks or whatever.

Anyway the dungeoneer cant wear a blue T-shirt cos of the chroma key thing, otherwise i guess theyd need computer graphics to fill in the details on his or her T-shirt.

I wondered why it said on the site about you cant wear green or white T-shirts.

Well Ive seen how they make some films instead of the blue room thing they have a green room instead and blind the camera to green to supplement green with computer graphics but i didnt think they used green rooms for filming in knightmare (only a blue room).

And where it mentions green room on the site that just meant the waiting room for the backup team to wait in for the current team to finish their quest. Just an ordinary room (thats non green) and has games and an Amiga in to play with.

And im even more confused as to why a white shirt cant be worn? Never heard of white rooms being used for the chroma key technique? Does anyone know about this?

Is green room chroma key any better in TV production would someone know than blue room, or are both the same.

I guess they said you shouldnt wear anything stripey cos stripey or chequered T-shirts often come out blurry on the TV.

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Re:Dungeoneers clothing?

Post by TheBrollachan » Mon Jun 21, 2004 8:30 pm

White will be due to the lighting I suspect. Dungeoneer appearing to wear a very bright white shirt in a dimly lit room. Green is also an alternative to blue and might be used for other objects I suspect.
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Re:Dungeoneers clothing?

Post by HarveyTowers » Mon Jun 21, 2004 9:04 pm

Some of the characters wore green and white. Of the top of my head there was Mellisandra (white) and Grimaldine (green)
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Post by Kieran » Mon Jun 21, 2004 9:05 pm

Having used chromakey technology for years, blue and green are fiarly similar, and pretty much the same as one another to key out.

Nothing bright it to be worn on the set as it causes colour to run, say bright orange, that would not look too great on a normal board with a normal camera. Of course it does depend on what cameras you are using.

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Post by MoanaLiza » Mon Jun 21, 2004 9:11 pm

Hmm just imagine if Tim I think it is (team 5 series 7, the advisor with the really interesting tye-dyed shirt) had been the dungeoneer.
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Post by Emii » Tue Jun 22, 2004 12:07 pm

LOL THAT SHIRT ROCKED!
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Post by Fidjit » Tue Jun 22, 2004 12:09 pm

If you wore black you would come out slightly translucent and as Brollochan clearly pointed out if you were to wear white you would be seen much better...
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Post by MoanaLiza » Tue Jun 22, 2004 5:44 pm

Emii wrote: LOL THAT SHIRT ROCKED!
...and so did the guy in it ;D ;D ;D
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Post by Drassil » Wed Jun 23, 2004 3:15 pm

It seems from one or two of the KMVR clips that the virtual dungeoneers will be dressed in 'traditional' outfits. This might have worked well for the dungeoneers on Knightmare, maybe even if extended to the whole team (cf. Crystal Maze jumpsuits); then again, individual, modern clothing did highlight the fact that the teams were challenging the dungeon from another realm.
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Post by rachelesque » Wed Jun 23, 2004 5:05 pm

Moana Liza wrote:
Emii wrote: LOL THAT SHIRT ROCKED!
...and so did the guy in it ;D ;D ;D
oh yes. we should have a poll on who was the foxiest advisor/dungeoneer... screw the characters.

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Re:Dungeoneers clothing?

Post by Raven » Wed Jun 23, 2004 5:08 pm

They had to wear 'traditional' outfits on the Rescate de Talisman (Spanish one)
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