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The Custom Color Scheme Thread - Share and Discuss Your Schemes Here!

CuberStache

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Oddly enough my brain seems to be FOCUSING on the black instead of ignoring it. That may change with time though since I may just be focusing on something NEW (black)
This was exactly my experience when I switched from gray to black on megaminx. The new color stuck out because it was different. If you stick with it for long enough, it'll go away.
 

OreKehStrah

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Has anyone thought of doing inverted colors of every normal shade? Like the white would be black, blue would be orange, green would be red, and so on?

now that I think about it that’s stupid because your just swapping colors lol.
I tried red op green, yellow op purple, and blue op orange and... it was pretty atrocious lol
 

OreKehStrah

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not ridiculous at all. This concept is the exact reason why I thought black last layer would be useful. Oddly enough my brain seems to be FOCUSING on the black instead of ignoring it. That may change with time though since I may just be focusing on something NEW (black) and am not able to reap the benefits yet.
I would suggest you power through for a couple days. At first my brain really focused on black because it's so striking and it messed with my OLL recog for a day or so. After a small adjustment period though it fell into the background and I really do feel like I recognize OLL faster now!
 

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My megaminx color scheme has brown, yellow, aqua, and mint in place of yellow, cream, light blue and light green respectively. Its different but also similar enough that i can use a normal MF8 color scheme without problem. Also, my pyraminx scheme has orange in place of yellow and pink in place of red.
 

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I prefer black over yellow. the only problem is other then id say square one and maybe megaminx black isnt used very often
 

OreKehStrah

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Finally got my gts3 with this scheme (@OreKehStrah ’s)! It fits so well, I might just switch all my NxNs to this scheme. For some reason I can’t get a picture to upload, but I’ll update once it works.
Nice! Glad to see someone else start to use a color scheme for the modern times! ;)
 

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Not sure if this is unique/different, but for mega I have something quite interesting. Start with the standard megaminx scheme, then replace the normal yellow spot with black, move yellow to the gray location across from white, then replace tan/beige with gray.

Reason for this scheme: I have an insanely difficult time telling gray/tan/white, especially because I practice in lower light levels. So, I decided to maximize the contrast, especially by removing the tan color.
 

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My unbranded 2x2 has purple replace orange. I don’t really care for it, but it works.

My brother is partially color blind. I can see how having a non-standard colored cube would be helpful for him. He’d probably opt to replace red and / or green with something, though I don't know what...

I think also part of it depends on the cubes you have. My Rubik’s cube has the orange side faded to the point that it’s hard to tell the difference between orange and yellow, especially in poor lighting. One of my other cubes, the SpeedRipper, it’s difficult to tell the difference between red and orange in poor lighting. But on my Gan 254, even in poor lighting I can tell the various colors well enough to be able to solve the cube without issues.

All that to say, I think various color schemes are great, but in the end it’s all about personal taste. Choose something that’s right for you!
 
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