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by doom99
Fri Oct 12, 2018 6:06 pm
Forum: programming
Topic: The book of listings -Numbfinger
Replies: 7
Views: 543

Re: The book of listings -Numbfinger

yep joachim your right the program works fine with only line 240 removed, so from the user guide I can see that *FX 15 is to Flush the selected buffer and I would assume the 1 after it is the keyboard buffer? as for this line 230 A%=&7A: REPEAT UNTIL (USR(&FFF4) AND &FF00)=&FF00 well, I will be deci...
by doom99
Fri Oct 12, 2018 2:33 pm
Forum: programming
Topic: The book of listings -Numbfinger
Replies: 7
Views: 543

Re: The book of listings -Numbfinger

Hi joachim kind of see how that works because when I reinstated the lines I found the game works in a fashion as long as each key is pressed twice, as a novice I don't want to be so bold as to say the book listing must be wrong lol, so maybe this is compensated for elsewhere in the program and I'm m...
by doom99
Fri Oct 12, 2018 2:19 pm
Forum: projects
Topic: Happy Mrs Chicken!
Replies: 56
Views: 5418

Re: Happy Mrs Chicken!

God tell me about it, the things that could be achieved if life didn't get in the bloody way. I'm only just setting out learning basic on the bbc otherwise I'd be offering to help. maybe by Christmas I will have the skills lol
by doom99
Fri Oct 12, 2018 3:01 am
Forum: projects
Topic: Happy Mrs Chicken!
Replies: 56
Views: 5418

Re: Happy Mrs Chicken!

Looking good, gonna have to break the joystick out for the little-un to have a go.
by doom99
Thu Oct 11, 2018 6:03 pm
Forum: programming
Topic: The book of listings -Numbfinger
Replies: 7
Views: 543

Re: The book of listings -Numbfinger

well I have no idea what them lines do but I REM-ed them away and changed line 260 from 260 B$=INKEY$(50) to 260 B$=INKEY$(500) and my type in which I now know to be a "simon says" clone, works. thanks for the reply, something tells me I'm going to be asking a lot of questions :? 10 REM CLOSE ENCOUN...
by doom99
Thu Oct 11, 2018 6:23 am
Forum: programming
Topic: The book of listings -Numbfinger
Replies: 7
Views: 543

The book of listings -Numbfinger

Can anyone tell me what these two lines are doing?

230 IF INKEY$(0) <>"" THEN 230
240 IF INKEY$(0) = "" THEN 240
by doom99
Mon May 21, 2018 9:38 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Migrating from Turbo MMC to Data Centre
Replies: 26
Views: 2389

Re: Migrating from Turbo MMC to Data Centre

got it going, once it gives the " Device Detected P2 at line 110" message just type "RUN" and away you go!
by doom99
Sat Mar 03, 2018 6:58 am
Forum: hardware
Topic: Migrating from Turbo MMC to Data Centre
Replies: 26
Views: 2389

Re: Migrating from Turbo MMC to Data Centre

Hi guys, been trying to get DCBEEB to run from my DC but when I get to the loading screen A message pops up saying " Device Detected P2 at line 110" has anybody got any idea what may be happening? hiddenevil you mentioned you had a few hiccups and was going to write them up on your website mate, cou...
by doom99
Wed Jan 03, 2018 12:53 pm
Forum: software: new games
Topic: A new version of Phoenix for the BBC
Replies: 91
Views: 18611

Re: A new version of Phoenix for the BBC

Hi Tricky
No I haven't played any of your others yet, but looking at this thread I think maybe frogger is going to need some attention.
I bought my bbc from retro clinic with a data center, it's a bit of a steep learning curve but having fun.
by doom99
Mon Jan 01, 2018 4:39 pm
Forum: software: new games
Topic: A new version of Phoenix for the BBC
Replies: 91
Views: 18611

Re: A new version of Phoenix for the BBC

wow, very playable, great job you're doing here mate. I remember playing Phoenix in the local club as a kid and this is looking to be a great clone.I bought a bbc about 6 months ago, the game feels great on it.
by doom99
Tue May 02, 2017 5:15 pm
Forum: software: new games
Topic: New Release: Castle Defender
Replies: 32
Views: 7893

Re: New Release: Castle Defender

Totally addicted. I only got my first ever BBC micro a few weeks ago and I seem to have digressed from reading the manual and tinkering with basic to slaying wizards and snakes full time. Thumbs up chrisB. =D>
by doom99
Mon May 01, 2017 10:29 pm
Forum: software: new games
Topic: 'Magic dot' very simple game written in BASIC
Replies: 15
Views: 3752

Re: 'Magic dot' very simple game written in BASIC

Great little game, got an eerie otherworldly feel to it like the dot is alive.