Programs which use Hi-Res Graphics on the Sinclair ZX81

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siggi wrote:
BrunoFlorindo wrote:Wow. I wasn't aware of that site. And to my surprise Google translate does a great job translating it!

http://translate.googleusercontent.com/ ... N67TvD4RNA
Yeah, but Google does not understand BASIC very well. The translation result of program line 290 is quite funny:
"REM 290 MW JK XY DR DR DR VW JK"

Perhaps French Zeddies understand that? :lol:

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The original is :

290 REM MO J K DR X Y DR V W DR J K

He explain later the meaning of the codes :
BL = BLACK :
WH = WHITE :
CL = CLS :
MO A B = MOVE A,B :
PL A B = PLOT A,B
DR A B = DRAW A,B
PR C$ = PRINT C$
SC : SCREEN
UP : UP : scrol UP.
DO : DOWN : idem down
LE : LEFT : idem
RI : RIGHT : idem
CO : COPY : copie SCR
BO A B : BOX A,B


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Re: Programs which use Hi-Res Graphics on the Sinclair ZX81

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There are also a lot of Hires programs stored on my ZX81 web server. See
http://zx81-siggi.endoftheinternet.org/d:applic/hrg/

And there are also ports of BASICODE-3 programs (using graphics) to the ZX81 for several different HIRES packages:

http://zx81-siggi.endoftheinternet.org/ ... /basicod3/

But please be patient when downloading files from my Zeddy: though the Zeddy is running FAST, the serial connection to the internet is only 9600 baud :D

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sirmorris wrote:One tiny correction;

Rock Crush and Dan's revenge use pseudo hires IIRC.
You are quite right - I have amended the listing in the first post.

It is a shame that Steven McDonald is not still active....

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siggi wrote:There are also a lot of Hires programs stored on my ZX81 web server. See
http://www.zx81-siggi.endoftheinternet. ... pplic/hrg/

And there are also ports of BASICODE-3 programs (using graphics) to the ZX81 for several different HIRES packages:

http://www.zx81-siggi.endoftheinternet. ... /basicod3/

But please be patient when downloading files from my Zeddy: though the Zeddy is running FAST, the serial connection to the internet is only 9600 baud :D

Siggi
Hmm - I am struggling to get these to work on EightyOne - no chance on VB81.
I have enabled WRX and 16K, but a lot of them just leave me with an L cursor...

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RWAP wrote: Hmm - I am struggling to get these to work on EightyOne - no chance on VB81.
I have enabled WRX and 16K, but a lot of them just leave me with an L cursor...
Hires programs using the SHREB package require WRX-enabled ram from 8-16K.
HRG7 and HRG8 programs have their hires image somewhere above 32K, so you should use a 64K zeddy.
Programs using Matthias' hires (hrgms2.7) needs Matthias' hires driver loaded before they are run.
ZXPAINT uses SHREB (HRG image at 8K), and needs much ram for BASIC. So poke 16388/89 to 255 (and then NEW) to give BASIC all ram, before you load and run it.

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There are also plenty of programs and games which have been written or adapted to use hi-resolution graphics on kmurta's site - http://zx81.eu5.org/toddysofte.html

This includes different versions of the Quicksilva programs (Asteroids, Invaders and Scramble) which work with other schemes

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RWAP wrote:There is also some software and demos by Bodo Wenzel available from his webpage

One of his demos talks about 320x240 hi-res graphics on the ZX81 !!

He lists:

GAMES
Puzzle99 (WRX)


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DEMO PROGRAMS
25thAnni (demo) (WRX)
MaxDemo (WRX - needs 24K)
Rezurrection (WRX)

Does anyone have a copy of these programs as it appears that the Bodo Wenzel is not working... :o

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Have you tried here?

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So I've got a ZXmore and messing around with all the old games but I had moved on from my ZX-81 when the hires games came out so now I am looking to try some now I can load them off usb.
So far all I have got working is a hires invaders.I know some won't work because hardware mods are needed but the software farm games and manic miner should work.

I'm trying different things and will see if I can get any other hires games going but I thought I would ask if anyone else here with a ZXmore has had any success?

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