Type-in Mania: Programming in BASIC on the TRS-80 MC-10
My 8-Bit Basic Retro-programming Projects and Classic Basic Games
Friday, 4 December 2020
Ur-games of the First Person Game Genre
Here's the progression: 1974 Maze War by Steve Colley for the Imlac PDS-1, 1978 Escape! by Muse for the Apple II, 1979 Ratrun by Code...
Monday, 9 November 2020
Key Debounce Delay POKEs
Greg Dionne has been working on a TRS-80 BASIC compiler. In the midst of corresponding with him about the developments we discussed my norm...
Sunday, 8 November 2020
Warren's World: The Lost Colony
Working on a conversion of "Warren's World: The Lost Colony" Here is a description I found on the Net, which I have fixed up a...
Tuesday, 4 August 2020
Port of Steve Wozniak's "Little Brick Out"
I have ported Steve Wozniak's Apple II Integer BASIC source for a "Breakout" clone known as "Little Brick Out." This...
Monday, 22 June 2020
A Gammaquest II-Like Game: MC-10 Port of VIC-20 Sword of Fargoal
My son Charlie and I have made a port of the Commodore VIC-20 Version of The Sword of Fargoal to TRS-80 MC-10. Because of the more limited n...
Friday, 22 May 2020
RetroChallenge April/May 2020: New Mahjong
I decided to take advantage of my son Charlie's newly minted Mathematics and Computer Science BSc from Dalhousie and the fact that h...
Monday, 4 May 2020
RetroChallenge April/May 2020: Golden Flutes and Great Escapes
I've ported the code of a game for the TRS-80 Model 1/3 from the Book Golden Flutes and Great Escapes: How to Write Adventure Games b...
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