Can You Escape the Evil Wizard in This Random ZX81 Adventure?
Closing out September, it is time for a little adventure. SLR Venture is my attempt at creating one using the ZX81’s tiny memory footprint. Although I went on to write some more complex text games, this random game does a decent job.
Good for a quick romp…
Posted Sep 30 by Steven
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Can you hack the computer and save the world?
“Agent 51, your goal is within reach, but there is a problem.”“Understand,” you reply. Professional as always, you only allow a hint of annoyance in your voice. “Explain.”“Well, the plans are in the room in front of you, but the floor is a trap…
Posted Jan 22, 2017 by Steven
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June’s Program: Monster Maker
Okay I haven’t finished my remake of Joust yet, nor did I want to wait until the last week of the month to get an article out. Instead, I offer you Monster Maker as June’s monthly program. It’s pretty straight forward and anti-climatic against the power of today’s programs…
Posted Jun 08, 2014 by Steven
3 min read
October’s Program: PAC-MAN
October’s program, PAC-MAN, may leave you a bit confused. Inspired by that iconic arcade game, this version has no graphics. It does have dots, cherries and ghosts. It doesn’t, however, have any pictures of those elements. Give it a try and you’ll see what I mean.
Still confused? Don’t be…
Posted Oct 04, 2012 by Steven
3 min read