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  • Blog Post: Small Basic - Resources for Game Programming

    Microsoft Small Basic program language is for learning programming. If you've already understood programming, you may would like to start game programming. Today, I'd like to introduce some resources for game programming in Small Basic. TechNet Wiki Articles Small Basic: Dynamic Graphics - shows...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic - Being Part of a Game Dev Team?

    Today, I'd like to pick up a thread from Small Basic Forum. The title is " Being part of a game Dev team? ". This topic is raised by Zock77 with his first question: " Anyone around interested in being part of a game Dev team? Like something that may go further than just the SB community? " Zock77...
  • 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: Vertical Scrolling Games

    In Challenge of the Month – April 2014 , we’ve got 5 vertical scrolling games as game challenge entries. The challenge was as follows. Game Challenge Write a vertical scrolling game with obstacles that appear from above and move down. The player must dodge the obstacles by using...
  • 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: Featured Small Basic Game - NaochanON's "Dodge This!!!"

    Here it is: http://smallbasic.com/smallbasic.com/program/?TWN285-0 New game from NaochanON ! This is coming out of the April Challenges: http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/4b6d8884-b177-49b3-a676-3d208fa62ae7/challenge-of-the-month-april-2014?forum=smallbasic Game Challenge...
  • Blog Post: The Adventures of BARREL APE in Small Basic World!!! - by Nonki

    First, it started with the Small Basic monthly challenges from LitDev: http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/221d14e0-bd05-4ac2-923f-79da577f8bf1/challenge-of-the-month-march-2014?forum=smallbasic Amongst those challenges is the Game Challenge: Game Challenge Write a simplified...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic Featured Game - Death Valley by GoToLoop

    From Jibba Jabba... "I'd like feature GoToLoop 's conversion of "Death Valley" for the TextWindow. It's a classic piece of code that demonstrates advanced use of the TextWindow producing an informative code sample and very playable game. It uses multi-threading (parallel processing) to "overcome...
  • Blog Post: 4 Color Pattern Game - Small Basic Featured Program

    This game came from the December Challenges here: http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/39673f2b-1f37-465e-9401-c66455aff42a/challenge-of-the-month-december-2013?forum=smallbasic Game Challenge Write a clone of the Simon game. From NaochanON : Wednesday, December 04...
  • Blog Post: Connecting Four Circles - Small Basic Featured Game

    This came from the November challenges: http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/eb13e8a4-4826-4709-8b49-3767ea9df415/challenge-of-the-month-november-2013?forum=smallbasic Game Challenge Write a clone of the Connect 4 game for 2 players (or harder using AI to play against the PC). ...
  • Blog Post: YAMP (Yet Another Maze Program) - Small Basic Featured Game

    It doesn't run in the Web Browser, so you'll need to import it to run it locally (ID RKF190). It's a simple maze generator (game!!!) which Kensig created simply as an exercise to try out Small Basic. You can see it load and get the code here: http://smallbasic.com/smallbasic.com/program/?RKF190...
  • Blog Post: Dirtbike Game from Zock77 - Small Basic Featured Program

    Zock77 strikes again! Zock's profile: http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/profile/zock77/?ws=usercard-mini Here is the game download: Link And here are some pics: Have you played it? What do you think? - Ninja Ed
  • Blog Post: A Missile Commander Game - Small Basic Featured Program

    Today's featured program is a missile commander game from NaochanON . Here's the game: SKL606 Download sounds ( missile ,alarm , bomb explosion ) from here . And save them in your "Program.directory". This game is part of the September Small Basic Monthly Challenges: http://social.msdn...
  • Blog Post: Eora Duck Hunt - Small Basic Featured Game

    New game in Jibba Jabba's words: It only runs locally, NOT in the browser. You can import using id XCC705-1 Or here's the browser link for a quick look, but it won't run in the browser: http://smallbasic.com/program/?XCC705-1 It's called Eora Duck Hunt because that's the Australian Aboriginal...
  • Blog Post: Duck Shoot - Featured Small Basic Challenges

    In the August Challenges ... Game Challenge Write a DuckShoot game. Interface Challenge Write a fancy Game Opening screen for DuckShoot game - see above. We'll start with the opening screens... Nonki Takahashi's opening screen features a moving crosshairs: TLR995 . ...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic Game Gallery

    This is an exhaustive list of the Small Basic games coming from our community of developers! Small Basic Games Action Basketball - by NaochanON Basketball Science - by Nonki Takahashi Block Smasher V2 ( info ) by Behnam Azizi Brick Wall ( info ) - by Stendec Catch Game - by NaochanON...
  • Blog Post: Dots and Lines Game - Small Basic Featured Program

    Today's featured program comes from Behnam Azizi : Behnam's Website: sfu.ca/~bazizi Here is an introduction to the game in his own words: A Dots and Lines Game developed using Microsoft Small Basic. This time I didn't spend much time on the program, and it was done for learning...
  • Blog Post: SBCraft - Small Basic Featured Game

    Go check out SBCraft and leave a comment with your thoughts about the game! Download SBCraft from TechNet Gallery More information from the creator of SBCraft, Ardiezc Quazhulu : A Minecraft-like game. To play, just extract, (password is "sbcraft") and run SBCraft.exe. You DO NOT have...
  • Blog Post: Collision Physics - Small Basic Featured Game

    So Vijaye blogged about this before: Collision Physics With Small Basic And you can see LitDev's Collision Physics here: PMT149 But I wanted to offer up the challenge to see if anyone can make a game that includes the collision physics built in this program. Also, I found that this...
  • Blog Post: Naochan Pong - Small Basic Feature Game

    I'm naming this after the creator, NaochanON . Play the game here: rzd792 It's a version of Pong, where you play against the computer, and then there's a barrier in the middle that's moving. Plus add the gameplay mechanic of the ball steadily speeding up and you have an addictive and challenging...
  • Blog Post: 3D RayCaster Maze - Featured Small Basic Game

    Check out this fantastic 3D real-time game (that runs online)... 3D Color RayCaster Maze - by Old Basic Coder From the creator, Old Basic Coder... I made a "3D Maze" type program as an exercise. Had not programmed anything for about 25 years, fancied getting back into it, and downloaded...
  • Blog Post: Chomper Man - Small Basic Featured Game

    Today's featured program is SB Chomper, a packman clone. It's fantastic! You can play it here: Chomper (Packman) - by Anthony Yarrell /QBasicLover Who is Anthony Yarrell (goes by QBasicLover)? Here is his bio in his own words... "I (Anthony Yarrell, a.k.a. QBasicLover) am an office...
  • Blog Post: Tankinator ver 0.03 - Small Basic Featured Program

    Zock77 completed the latest version of Tankinator! It's super addicting! Check it out! You can get it here: http://www.mediafire.com/?t8tvn4b3eyyty3g Features added: 1) Sound was added 2) Random projectiles coming out of turrets bug fixed 3) Added more turrets (There are 10 now)...
  • Blog Post: Soda Pop Showdown - Small Basic Featured Game

    Today's featured game was nominated by CodingLikeCrazy . In CLC's words... ======== Soda Pop Showdown is the name of the game I would like to nominate. it is made by JKrueg . Click here to play Soda Pop Showdown! The code is SND683. http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/profile/jkrueg/?ws...
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