Category Archives: BASIC

OS X Games from the Ground Up (Volume 2): Index

This index explains what you’ll learn in each part of volume 2 of OS X Games from the Ground Up. It also includes download links for the starter files for each part of the project. This makes it easier for … Continue reading

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OS X Games from the Ground Up: Hexapawn – BASIC programme

You can see an index of all the posts in this series: go to index. In the previous post I explained how the Hexapawn game works. In this post I’ll dissect the original BASIC programme we’ll be converting to C. Here’s … Continue reading

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OS X Games from the Ground Up: Hexapawn

In this next part of the series we’ll be sticking to the C language for one more game and building on the C fundamentals developed during construction of the first two games. You can see an index of all the … Continue reading

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Running old BASIC computer games

If you’re a computing enthusiast who’s been around for a while, you may remember David Ahl’s classic books, BASIC Computer Games and More BASIC Computer Games, from 1978 and 1979 respectively. These two volumes contained BASIC listings for many games … Continue reading

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