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by dr beep
Sun Jul 14, 2019 12:11 pm
Forum: Development
Topic: Smaller compressed screen.
Replies: 1
Views: 158

Re: Smaller compressed screen.

BTW, this will NOT work on a 48K ZX81.
by dr beep
Sun Jul 14, 2019 11:17 am
Forum: GAMES
Topic: 1K Sudoku Solver
Replies: 10
Views: 226

Re: 1K Sudoku Solver

You can save more bytes with a better compressed screen.
viewtopic.php?f=6&t=3275
by dr beep
Sun Jul 14, 2019 11:03 am
Forum: Development
Topic: Smaller compressed screen.
Replies: 1
Views: 158

Smaller compressed screen.

The ZX81 has a compressed screen to code games in 1K. However when we have a small game with just a few lines (like Chess or Bejeweled each 8 lines). we still have 17 linefeeds to fill the screen. I was wondering if this could be less. You can execute code on the screen, so why wouldn't you jump bac...
by dr beep
Sat Jul 13, 2019 9:06 pm
Forum: GAMES
Topic: 1K Sudoku Solver
Replies: 10
Views: 226

Re: 1K Sudoku Solver

Bukster wrote:
Sat Jul 13, 2019 6:20 am
Thanks to Dr Beep for his help in learning to use the same efficient emulator he uses rather than Flat Assembler.
I think you mean COMPILER.

BTW: do you use the optimized base where the call to MC is fully placed over sysvar and so saving most bytes?
by dr beep
Mon Jul 08, 2019 7:08 pm
Forum: GAMES
Topic: 1K Bejewelled style game
Replies: 3
Views: 261

Re: 1K Bejewelled style game

Without altering the gameplay I took off over 200 bytes of the code at this moment.
by dr beep
Mon Jul 08, 2019 7:06 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: UnLock Software*SOLVED*
Replies: 11
Views: 257

Re: UnLock Software

I don’t think you can break into my 1K games.
Simply because (especially the latest) the games don’t make a listing in BASIC.
by dr beep
Sat Jul 06, 2019 4:35 pm
Forum: GAMES
Topic: 1K Bejewelled style game
Replies: 3
Views: 261

Re: 1K Bejewelled style game

RWAP wrote:
Sat Jul 06, 2019 3:09 pm
It is a nice little game and could easily be adapted to use UDGs
It is on my to do list to try it in 1K with hires.
by dr beep
Wed Jun 26, 2019 7:30 pm
Forum: Sinclair Misc
Topic: ZXzine #7 Posted
Replies: 4
Views: 398

Re: ZXzine #7 Posted

swensont wrote:
Tue Jun 25, 2019 5:40 am
issue #7 of ZXzine has been posted. I have moved my files over to a new site:

http://swensont.epizy.com/

Just scroll down to find Issue #7.

Tim
Sniff....

No review from Othello in 1K with hires graphics.
[sad mode on]
by dr beep
Mon Jun 10, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: GAMES
Topic: New ZX81 Games
Replies: 137
Views: 91026

New ZX81 Games : GAME 61 in 1K hires

Name of Software: W-rotator Author: Johan "Dr Beep" Koelman Release Date: 10/06/2019 Requirements (eg. 1K, 16K, AY Card, Hi-Res Scheme): 1K hires Description: Solve the puzzle by rotating the wheels Wrotator.png Download link (if available for download): wrotator.p Commercial / Public Domain / Freew...
by dr beep
Thu Jun 06, 2019 5:04 pm
Forum: Development
Topic: Hires on a ZX80
Replies: 9
Views: 678

Re: Hires on a ZX80

Moggy wrote:
Wed Jun 05, 2019 9:56 pm
Same picture,no different than before. :(
Ok....
I have an idea to fool the hardware. At the cost of 10 columns per row...
Back to the coding that is. And I will make it 1K for testing purpose. Can be extend to a full screen when working.