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Great Mixed Color Effect using Photoshop
Under Photoshop Tutorial, Text Effect
For any dark background, it is good to be applied mixed color effect to stand out your text. The major trick is used Photoshop brushes to add reflection on each letter and then further adjusted in blend mode.
To make your 3D text effect to be outstanding, you have to figure out a new idea to make it to be unusual. Using lighting and some pattern as a background, they can drive the whole scene to be extraordinary. Of course, you can think of something new to apply.
Fire text effect is suitable for dark background, as it can attract your reader easily. Apart from applying real fire within the text, you need to apply special pattern design at behind to match with your text. After lighting and coloring adjust, it is about done.
It may be difficult for you to pick a suitable text effect for space. However, this retro text effect is implemented using brushes and layer style settings so that you can follow this easily and adjust the color to suit for different purpose backgrounds.