Magus theme

Magus is a medium contrast theme with a slightly exotic feel. It comes in light and dark variants, while using a single 16-colour palette.

Packages or ports of it are available for Vim and Atom, as well as the Xfce4, RXVT-Unicode (urxvt), and XTERM terminal emulators.

Palette

Dark base

322A29
423A39
726A69
A29A99

Light base

F2EDE6
E2DDD6
A29D96
625D56

Accent values

BD5956
BB7321
8B972A
5C8CAA
B881A8
C1A222
65AB85
7A7DA7

Base values from left to right: background, background highlight, secondary text, primary text.

Vim themes

All Prot16 themes (including Magus) are bundled together as a plugin for Vim. To install them, use your favourite plugin manager. With vim-plug:

Plug 'protesilaos/prot16-vim'

Then specify your choice in .vimrc. Use either the light or dark variant:

" the light variant
colorscheme magus_light

" or the dark variant
colorscheme magus_dark

Atom packages

Light variant

Dark variant

  • Atom (or run apm install magus-dark-syntax)
  • GitHub

Terminal emulators

For Magus, the following terminal emulators are supported thus far:

Below are the specs to copy-paste into a terminal that is not supported yet.

322A29
BD5956
8B972A
C1A222
5C8CAA
B881A8
65AB85
E2DDD6
423A39
BB7321
625D56
726A69
A29D96
7A7DA7
A29A99
F2EDE6

Terminal Base values (light theme)
Background: F2EDE6
Foreground: 625D56
Cursor: 625D56
Bold colour: 625D56

Terminal Base values (dark theme)
Background: 322A29
Foreground: A29A99
Cursor: A29A99
Bold colour: A29A99

Palette specs

# Palette variables and values

dbg=322A29 # Dark background
dhl=423A39 # Dark background highlight
dt2=726A69 # Dark background secondary text
dt1=A29A99 # Dark background primary text

lbg=F2EDE6 # Light background
lhl=E2DDD6 # Light background highlight
lt2=A29D96 # Light background secondary text
lt1=625D56 # Light background primary text

red=BD5956 # Red variant
ora=BB7321 # Orange variant
yel=C1A222 # Yellow variant
gre=8B972A # Green variant

cya=65AB85 # Cyan variant
blu=5C8CAA # Blue variant
vio=7A7DA7 # Violet variant
mag=B881A8 # Magenta variant
# Terminal colour codes
# corresponding to the palette
# followed by termcol description

dbg=0      # black
red=1      # red
gre=2      # green
yel=3      # yellow
blu=4      # blue
mag=5      # magenta
cya=6      # cyan
lhl=7      # white
dhl=8      # brblack
ora=9      # brred
lt1=10     # brgreen
dt2=11     # bryellow
lt2=12     # brblue
vio=13     # brmagenta
dt1=14     # brcyan
lbg=15     # brwhite

Related projects

Note that this theme is part of the wider Prot16 collection. The Prot16 git repo includes all files (except the Atom packages) for each and every item.

Wish to contribute? Work can be done to port the themes to other applications. The program that handles the process is the Prot16 Generator (a bash script to build themes on demand or to work with other scripts in automating the process).

Application-specific Prot16 repositories: