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by ZXDunny
Tue May 22, 2018 12:19 pm
Forum: Programming
Topic: Using Just Basic or Liberty Basic to test a zx spectrum program
Replies: 19
Views: 496

Re: Using Just Basic or Liberty Basic to test a zx spectrum program

MrPixel wrote:
Tue May 22, 2018 1:19 am
ZXDunny wrote:
Sun May 20, 2018 8:01 am
Yeah, I'm not seeing the problem tbh. It's right there in the post. As said, you need to download the zip file, if the embedded gdrive plugin confuses you.
i got it from a different site. works great
Then yours is out of date :)
by ZXDunny
Sun May 20, 2018 8:01 am
Forum: Programming
Topic: Using Just Basic or Liberty Basic to test a zx spectrum program
Replies: 19
Views: 496

Re: Using Just Basic or Liberty Basic to test a zx spectrum program

Yeah, I'm not seeing the problem tbh. It's right there in the post. As said, you need to download the zip file, if the embedded gdrive plugin confuses you.
by ZXDunny
Sat May 19, 2018 8:59 am
Forum: Programming
Topic: Using Just Basic or Liberty Basic to test a zx spectrum program
Replies: 19
Views: 496

Re: Using Just Basic or Liberty Basic to test a zx spectrum program

MrPixel wrote:
Fri May 18, 2018 9:56 pm
No luck. the site gives me a 404 error for the windows version.
Is that for Boriel's ZXBASIC or my SpecBAS?
by ZXDunny
Thu May 17, 2018 7:32 pm
Forum: Programming
Topic: Using Just Basic or Liberty Basic to test a zx spectrum program
Replies: 19
Views: 496

Re: Using Just Basic or Liberty Basic to test a zx spectrum program

Indeed, SpecBAS will run pretty much 90% of BASIC code from a speccy without issues. Aside from having a bigger screen, more colours etc. Edit: Hmm, that URL above won't work. I must get a version up. Ah yes, here you go: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B6gXsz43xir_eV9JbWhUZ1Rxc0k Should you deci...
by ZXDunny
Thu May 17, 2018 7:28 pm
Forum: Programming
Topic: Using Just Basic or Liberty Basic to test a zx spectrum program
Replies: 19
Views: 496

Re: Using Just Basic or Liberty Basic to test a zx spectrum program

Indeed, SpecBAS will run pretty much 90% of BASIC code from a speccy without issues. Aside from having a bigger screen, more colours etc.
by ZXDunny
Fri May 11, 2018 2:35 pm
Forum: Programming
Topic: Super Sprint A.I.
Replies: 7
Views: 241

Re: Super Sprint A.I.

Draw two vectors from the front of the car, pointing towards the edges of the road. If one is shorter than the other, turn the other direction. The amount of turning can be tuned to make the cars more or less "intelligent" - if they only adjust in small increments then their reaction time in corners...
by ZXDunny
Sat Apr 14, 2018 4:34 pm
Forum: Other Retro Stuff
Topic: why sell a computer with only 1k of ram?
Replies: 27
Views: 707

Re: why sell a computer with only 1k of ram?

MrPixel wrote:
Sat Apr 14, 2018 4:13 pm
it's my fault for overreacting. sorry. and yes, the vcs had about 4k, expandable to 8 with bank switching
That's not the original 2600. That had 128 bytes of RAM.
by ZXDunny
Sat Apr 14, 2018 10:24 am
Forum: Other Retro Stuff
Topic: why sell a computer with only 1k of ram?
Replies: 27
Views: 707

Re: why sell a computer with only 1k of ram?

PSST! Nobody tell him how much RAM the Atari VCS (2600) had!
by ZXDunny
Thu Feb 22, 2018 10:52 am
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: The best classic Speccy game beginning with E: vote
Replies: 49
Views: 1570

Re: The best classic Speccy game beginning with E: vote

Can't believe you didn't include Explorer. Where were you when we ran the discussion thread for setting up this poll ? (And there are quite few Speccy games called Explorer... any particular one? I assume the Electric Dreams one?) Published by Electric Dreams, written by RamJam. A fantastic game of...
by ZXDunny
Wed Feb 21, 2018 6:32 pm
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: The best classic Speccy game beginning with E: vote
Replies: 49
Views: 1570

Re: The best classic Speccy game beginning with E: vote

Can't believe you didn't include Explorer.