Retrograde Shader

Inspired by software rendered games from the 90s, like MDK and Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II, this advanced retro shader combines retro and vintage aesthetics with high performance, custom lighting and reflection effects unique to the Unity game engine. Perfect for any kind of retro or anime inspired game development.


  • Quickly and easily demaster existing game assets
  • Includes a large collection of rare and historic color palettes and dither patterns from classic games and systems
  • Many advanced features that will save on size, performance, and development time
  • Save up to 2/3rds of your texture memory using palettized grayscale textures
  • Works in VR

Shader news and discussion can be found here:

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See Technical details for a comprehensive list of features.