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  • Blog Post: jadamelio’s Weekly Program Feature - June's Small Basic challenges

    June is almost over, and there have been many great submission's to LitDev's Challenge of the Month - June 2015 ! To re-cap this month's challenges were: TextWindow Challenge: Create some ASCII art, either from an image or not. Graphics Challenge: Write a program to draw the phases...
  • Blog Post: jadamelio’s Weekly Program Feature - WireFrame Maze

    Back in 2013, Ed wrote a blog post about Old Basic Coder’s 3D Maze and Ray Caster Maze. These programs inspired the “ Small Basic Community Challenge: Want to turn this 3D Maze into an RPG? ” that resulted in some great discussion and additions to the maze. I’d like to take a...
  • Blog Post: Dragon Versus Turtle - Small Basic Featured Game by Nonki

    Here is the latest version of the game: HMP803-5 Move mouse to rotate Turtle Click to throw a star targeting Dragon's head You can throw 10 stars at a time This game comes from Small Basic Community Council member, Nonki Takahashi . Website : nonkit.com/en/ ...
  • Blog Post: A BASIC Emulator - Small Basic Featured Program

    Today, I'd like to introduce a ZX Spectrum Emulator written in Small Basic by Tryhest. The ZX Spectrum is an 8-bit personal home computer released in the United Kingdom in 1982. This program is introduced in following thread in Small Basic forum. small basic graphic and animations and more ...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic - Thar Be Dragons!!!

    Over in the May challenges from LitDev: https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/49548117-105e-4f79-b20f-709901f5784e/challenge-of-the-month-may-2015?forum=smallbasic I suggested some dragon games: Community Suggestion (By Ed Price) Write a Dragon Game. It can be any game where...
  • Blog Post: Slot Machines - Small Basic Featured Program

    In LitDev's April Challenges: https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/3b975ffc-cbfd-407c-ab95-74912e57c65d/challenge-of-the-month-april-2015?forum=smallbasic We had the... Game Challenge Write a slot machine game - pull the handle, spin the wheels and win win win. Jibba Jabba...
  • Blog Post: Advanced Turtle Graphics - Small Basic Featured Program

    Today I will introduce an extended version of Turtle Graphics program written by qwx. This program is announced as comments in my blog post last week. Qwx's program was DMX970. Updated points from my XVK119-3 were: Shortened commands Colors Main repeat loop must be in the first line ...
  • Blog Post: Battleship Games - Small Basic Featured Programs

    In the March Challenges , litdev included this challenge: Game Challenge Write a battleships game. You will need to consider how it will work with 2 players or play against the computer. Yan Grenier completed his game on 3/21: Hi all, This my solution for the Battleship...
  • Blog Post: Sudden Death - Featured Small Basic Game

    Special thanks to Coding Cat for whipping up a fun little game in the March Challenges. Coding Cat submitted this community challenge: Community Suggestion (By Coding Cat) Easy: A real time countdown lock. Hard: Using the countdown clock as a theme for a game. Here's the game...
  • Blog Post: Polyline Editor from Nonki - Small Basic Featured Program

    Here are some great Polyline Editor programs from Nonki Takahashi : This is his first step for community suggestions 2 by Nonki: CBF139 . This is his second step for community suggestion 2 by Nonki: CBF139-0 . [Open] and [Save] are not supported yet. He decided to make the file...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic Featured Program - Solar System

    Today's featured program is a great animated Solar System by a young Small Basic developer. In the words of his parent, " This program, developed by my 12 years old son, Adrian, provides a planet movement simulation, with an acurate rotation period simulation ". This is a screenshot of the prgram...
  • Blog Post: Yo-Yo Simulations - Small Basic Featured Programs

    In the November 2014 challenges ... LitDev included this Physics challenge: Physics Challenge Write a program to model the movement of a yo-yo. Try to get the rotation consistent with the up and down movement, and perhaps even add the jerk required when the yo-yo is fuly extended to keep...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic Text RPG - Conquer the Underworld!

    Check out this funny text-based RPG from Dinomite07 : BDB469 - Text Based RPG You're going to have to take out some zombies. I think we should do an RPG for a future Small Basic Challenge. - Ninja Ed
  • Blog Post: Small Basic - 3 Simple Games

    Here are 3 text games from Dinomite07 . These were school assignments! XMC288 - BlackJack SBN038 - Rock Paper Scissors LGB100 - Guessing Game Good examples of basic text games you can make with Small Basic! Enjoy! - Ninja Ed
  • Blog Post: Small Basic Featured Program - Boxing Game

    Following on from NaochanON's shaddow boxing animation recently blogged , he has developed it further into a boxing game. You are the fighter on the left (gray with red gloves) with the computer player on the right (green with blue gloves). The keys to control your fighter are shown below. Left...
  • Blog Post: Shapes Editor 1.7b - Small Basic Featured Program

    I published Shapes 1.7b ( XFZ657-16 ) yesterday. This program is a shapes (picture) editor. I'd like to talk about this new version. New Features There are two new points in 1.7b. Added grid feature - [Grid] toggles grid display Changed window size to 598 x 428 pixels The grid...
  • Blog Post: Shadow Boxing - Featured Small Basic Program

    Today, I will introduce a Small Basic program Shadow Boxing written by NaochanON . In this program, a stick man runs and does shadow boxing lightly . The program ID is JNL860 . Have fun! Thank you NaochanON for nominating your animation program. By the way, got a game/program you made...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic Featured Program - Gravity Simulator

    This is a Gravity Simulation by Zock77, the import code is FHS907. It includes self interaction between orbiting satellites - they attract each other. The gravitational force attracting objects is given by Newton. If the object masses are M and m and their separation is r, then the force of...
  • Blog Post: 99 Bottles of Rootbeer (Small Basic Featured Program)

    In our August challenge: http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/f7370867-2508-4a48-8b37-07761bf60649/challenge-of-the-month-august-2014?forum=smallbasic We had a... Challenge from Nonki: Create a 99 Bottles of Beer program. NaochanON's solution: 1st way Mes="0...
  • Blog Post: WhTurner33's Small Basic Hourglass - Featured Program

    In our June Community Challenges: http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/bda60a7e-e9f5-4be3-bcac-e81d160b1fc7/challenge-of-the-month-june-2014?forum=smallbasic This was one of our challenges: Solution for Community Suggestions (by ProfessionalOfSmallBasic) . 2. Make an Adjustable...
  • Blog Post: SBJump - Small Basic Featured Program

    A platform game SBJump has been produced by Coding Cat through Challenge of the Month - May 2014. Coding Cat said "Lots of time spent polishing the look and feel of the game, and organizing the code so it is as easy to follow as possible". Updated version: BCL208-6 The previous import ID...
  • Blog Post: SideScroller - Small Basic Featured Program

    Last month's challenges had vertical scrollers and so this month I suggested a platform type game. Here is the challenge: Game Challenge We have had the vertical scrolling game last month, so now it's the platform game. The challenge is to have some stationary platforms at varying heights...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic Featured Program - AutoUpdater version 2.0 released

    September last year, Timo Söchtig released a small snippet which contained an automatic update function for Small Basic. See Small Basic: AutoUpdater Code Snippet . This snippet will check if a newer version of your program is available for download. And if there is a new version, it will...
  • Blog Post: Dodge Ball... Colorful, Colorful, Colorful Dodge Ball - Small Basic Featured Game!!!

    New game from OzJerry ... It's a submission for the Game Challenge in the forums . It works better in offline: GNQ946 This simple game is fantastic! I love the death animation and the fading-in Game Over words! Enjoy! - NInja Ed
  • Blog Post: Chess Clock!!! - Small Basic Featured Program

    Continuing the tradition started by VIjay back in October 2008 ( Sample of the Week ), here is our featured Small Basic program... Chess Clock!!! TLL449 This great program comes from Athasak ! Enjoy! As a bonus, here's another good program from Athasak; this simply draws a geometric pattern...
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