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by Kweepa
Sat Aug 24, 2019 6:58 am
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: Best 16K Text Adventures
Replies: 18
Views: 739

Re: Best 16K Text Adventures

You're missing a bunch of 16k adventures from the crap games competitions! :)
For example three of the four adventures I wrote in 2013 fit in 16k.
by Kweepa
Thu Jul 25, 2019 11:22 pm
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: Bonaventura Di Bello?
Replies: 7
Views: 354

Re: Bonaventura Di Bello?

If it's his real name it's a great name for an adventure game author!
by Kweepa
Sun Jul 21, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: Brand new software!
Topic: Ad Lunam
Replies: 16
Views: 1099

Re: Ad Lunam

It may be form affecting function, but I would break it into two menus, Programs and Tech.
by Kweepa
Sun Jul 21, 2019 3:01 pm
Forum: Brand new software!
Topic: Ad Lunam
Replies: 16
Views: 1099

Re: Ad Lunam

Looks very interesting! "Materials" is a misleading term. Something like "Technologies" would work better, but it's not perfect either. Tricky... (There are some places where a key press is enough to navigate, and others where you have a cursor and have to type a number and then ENTER.) ((It would b...
by Kweepa
Tue Jul 09, 2019 2:36 am
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: Text adventure attempt 01 - February 2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1856

Re: Text adventure attempt 01 - February 2019

Which begs the question - which game is WIWC playing?
by Kweepa
Thu Apr 04, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: The Spectrum ULA: How to Design a Microcomputer (BOOK)
Replies: 12
Views: 1048

Re: The Spectrum ULA: How to Design a Microcomputer (BOOK)

And sometimes they are even jealous of sharing their knowledge. That's hard to believe, given that they are writing a book/article to share knowledge. It's more likely they are just not good at communicating to a wider audience. I have the book on my shelf too but I've only dipped into it occasiona...
by Kweepa
Fri Mar 29, 2019 5:14 pm
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: Best BASIC game?
Replies: 35
Views: 2127

Re: Best BASIC game?

I suspect he was thinking that the graphics were drawn using basic commands, and that the game could have been published as a type-in.
Obviously there's no clear definition of a basic program...
by Kweepa
Mon Mar 25, 2019 11:35 pm
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: Best BASIC game?
Replies: 35
Views: 2127

Re: Best BASIC game?

Morkin wrote:
Mon Mar 25, 2019 12:59 pm
I'm sure someone said The Witch's Cauldron was a BASIC game? Haven't checked. Seems to be quite highly rated.
The tap contents don't look very BASICy:

Code: Select all

Program: CAULDRON LINE 0
Data (490 Bytes)
Data (6913 Bytes)
Data (40886 Bytes)
End if Tape
by Kweepa
Sat Mar 23, 2019 6:13 pm
Forum: Showcase your work!
Topic: I built a game in BASIC
Replies: 27
Views: 1711

Re: I built a game in BASIC

Note: you can set the paper colour outside of any print statements, just by writing PAPER 0. You'd probably want to change the border colour too, and you'll obviously need to change the message colours.
Nice game, thanks!
by Kweepa
Tue Mar 19, 2019 3:02 pm
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: The best classic Speccy game beginning with Z: vote
Replies: 25
Views: 1589

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

Morkin wrote:
Sun Mar 17, 2019 10:18 pm
...Very effective if you ever get a dose of Zynaps...
I hear Zolyx keeps your Zoids in check.