The Mode 7 wiki last edited by Hailinel on 04/27/14 12:05PM View full history

Overview

Mode 7 is a simple texture mapping graphics mode that was commonly used by games on the SNES. The mode involves the use of a flat background graphic to rotate and shift underneath 2D sprites and UI elements. For example, in the game F-Zero, each of the game's race courses are presented using Mode 7. The player's racer and opponents animate in conjunction with the actual race course; a single flat texture that is rotated and moved to present the illusion that the player is racing along the course at high speeds.

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