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QBASIC chess ported to Javascript- on Jan 28
*What is the RANDOMIZE seed max size?Simmons on Jan 21
 You'll need to ask Steve. He's our resident seed expert.Pete on Jan 21
 Double precision.*- on Jan 21
  * Fill my eyes with double precision. No disguise for double precision.Some damn Foreigner on Jan 22
 Well,FellippeHeitor on Jan 23
  *Which kinda bugs me. Why limit us to 65,536 possible seeds?Kew on Jan 23
   *dont forget that compatibility was a top priority in the design of qb64. thats my guess.mn on Jan 23
    I won't argue that point mn, but...Kew on Jan 25
  * FH? Does QB64 use the same look-up table for random numbers as QB does?TheBOB on Jan 24
   As far as I know, yes. Don't take it for certain, though.*FellippeHeitor on Jan 24
    No, QB64 does not use a lookup table for random numbersWaltersmind A.K.A. The Joyful Programmer on Jan 24
     Thanks...TheBOB on Jan 24
      That's what it is.FellippeHeitor on Jan 24
       Easy check:FellippeHeitor on Jan 24
        *until inkey$ = chr$(27)FellippeHeitor on Jan 24
         * Yes, I ran PRINT RND in both QBasic and QB64 (2 versions) and in all cases got .7055475TheBOB on Jan 24
      Your welcome & I never seen RND number gen...Waltersmind A.K.A. The Joyful Programmer on Jan 24
       *I agree it seems odd with memory at such a premium--and for just one command.TheBOB on Jan 24
 Some readingTom B. on Jan 25
  *Thank-you!!TheBOB on Jan 25
  Sometime in the Summer/Fall season of 2007, there was a discussion on the forum about...Kew on Jan 25
   Praise Galleon alone.*- on Jan 25
    I'll do one better. Let's offer him a sacrifice.... Oh Ted, how 'bout a trip to a volcano?Pete on Jan 25
     i still think he should call the new one "sixty-five"mn on Jan 25
      *I don't think qesic 64 would catch on but where he lives, basic is already upside down.Pete on Jan 25
Fibonacci NIM- on Jan 16
 There's an errorKew on Jan 17
  * Should be a backslash for integer-divides- on Jan 17
   It still doesn't seem to be working...Kew on Jan 17
   Backlash, why? What did integer-dividers ever do to you? Oh, backSlash! EDITED YOUR POSTPete on Jan 17
    Well, I'm interested in seeing - get this game working.Kew on Jan 17
     Fixed- on Jan 17
Euclidean distance (two points in a plane)FellippeHeitor on Jan 8
 *The last time I made two points in a plane I was playing basketball on United flight 117.Pete on Jan 8
  *I guess that counts :-)FellippeHeitor on Jan 8
   * You shouldn't set him up like that, FH! (Program works well!)TheBOB on Jan 8
 * Shortest distance between two points is a straight vine.Tarzan on Jan 8
 InconvenienceChris on Jan 9
  * Dammit Fell, you inconvenienced Chris. Fix it. Fix it now!!! :DPete on Jan 9
   ReplyChris on Jan 9
    * Thanks, I'm only 7!Pete on Jan 9
     ReplyChris on Jan 9
      * Well that's in dog years, so...Pete on Jan 9
       ReplyChris on Jan 9
        Woof!Pete on Jan 9
         ReplyChris on Jan 10
  That'd be more than my very limited math knowledge. Thanks for trying it though! *FellippeHeitor on Jan 9
   I am curious why you made this...Pete on Jan 9
    Well, sometimes the goal is to walk the path...FellippeHeitor on Jan 9
     This is how I intended the circles to beFellippeHeitor on Jan 9
     I like to fly over the path. On occasion, that can lead to flying into a mountain of...Pete on Jan 9
    *As to limited math skills, I'm the expertest!Kew on Jan 10
 Pro tips: Distance function and speedSimmons on Jan 9
  ^2 is very costly as well, better to use multiplication*Jim on Jan 9
   *why isnt ^ thus-optimized for integers? (in cases where integers are used)mn on Jan 10
   On that note:Simmons on Jan 10
    QB64 uses mingw but just how optimized it is is up for debate.Pete on Jan 10
HAPPY NEW YEAR!Simmons on Jan 6
 *Really nice--and great cityscape, btw!TheBOB on Jan 6
  *I tried to give it a snowy Toronto feel.Simmons on Jan 8
   *I appreciate it. Made me feel right at home--on Canada Day!TheBOB on Jan 8
 * I agree with Bob. Pretty city job!Pete on Jan 6
  *I've always been facinated by the orange glow over a city from the soduim vapor lightsSimmons on Jan 8
 That's very ellaborate!FellippeHeitor on Jan 7
  * That's not smoke in the app... It's your cpu over-heating.Pete on Jan 7
   Could it be because I'm still using a phosphor crt monitor?*FellippeHeitor on Jan 7
    *Aren't we all? Now back to my artwork. These cave walls aren't going to paint themselves.Pete on Jan 7
  if you can believe it, it took 25 years to figure out what PALETTE didSimmons on Jan 8
   Bet you never used OUT to do that either. Conservatives are slow to learn new thangs *Mr Obvious on Jan 8
    * Really? Because I hear Liberals can't even figure out what bathrooms to go in.Pete on Jan 8
     Spoken like a true Trump sympathizer who has not even tried graphics...Mr Obvious on Jan 8
      * Actually I worte a GUI in graphics. Not bad for a beginner, eh?Pete on Jan 8
       *And he did, too, Clippy--and I still haven't been able to blow it up!!TheBOB on Jan 8
        *it wasnt easy to make a screen 0 version of it either-- so petes come a long waymn on Jan 10
         *You mean Pete's gone astray, but I'm back baby! 40 SCREEN 0 programs since then!Pete on Jan 11
          Baby! Baby back ribs *Mr Obvious on Jan 11
    OUT still works in QB64?Simmons on Jan 8
     * I code, don't know how stuff works. That didn't stop me from getting married, either.Pete on Jan 8
   * I hope I'm still around when you finally discover QB64 RGB statements.Pete on Jan 8
    *Hey, come back in another 25 years, and we'll seeSimmons on Jan 8
 *Beautiful!Kew on Jan 8
 nice workJim on Jan 8
 Late, but very nice!*- on Jan 12
StarfieldFellippeHeitor on Jan 4
 I mean, Starfield:FellippeHeitor on Jan 4
  *You can make GUI controls in QB64?Simmons on Jan 8
   Now you canFellippeHeitor on Jan 8
    I imagine the overhead.*- on Jan 12
     There is some, of course. However,FellippeHeitor on Jan 12
Sudoku game (playable)- on Jan 2
 *Really works well--nice job!TheBOB on Jan 2
 Hey, nice animation in the end!FellippeHeitor on Jan 2
  Oh, shit.FellippeHeitor on Jan 2
   Are you going to tell us, or do you want us to guess?Kew on Jan 3
    Question mark, Kew. Question mark.*FellippeHeitor on Jan 3
     Mark isn't here, so we have to question you.Pete on Jan 3
      It's a cheat key.FellippeHeitor on Jan 3
       Yep, that's what I thought you meant.Pete on Jan 3
        My pleasure? *FellippeHeitor on Jan 3
     So you didn't know that a '?' could be used in place of PRINT?Kew on Jan 3
      I thought that was what he meant too, until I checked the code and couldn't find it.Pete on Jan 3
    *Geat emoticon Kew--looks just like you!TheBOB on Jan 3
     I didn't recognize him at first. But then I have his motorcycle emoticon...Pete on Jan 3
      LOL--keeps the bugs out of one eye, too, apparently...TheBOB on Jan 4
       # %#%#$^ &%@!$&^$% YOU BOTH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Kew on Jan 4
        * You left out the horses we rode in on. Well, Reindeer in Bob's case. :)Pete on Jan 4
        * I interpret that as "I LOVE YOU BOTH!!!!!!" (We love you, too, Kew, obviously).TheBOB on Jan 4
         * {:-D>Kew on Jan 4
          Sudoku, uh?*- on Jan 5
           * lol--well, we're all old friends and tend to go off topic from time to time.TheBOB on Jan 5
            *If he wants no friends, he can try FB because friends don't let friends try FreeBASIC!Pete on Jan 5
             *I tried it once when I was friendless... I *STILL* have nightmares {:-(>Kew on Jan 5
              Had just downloaded FreeBasic when the above occurred.- on Jan 12
Make big textsd on Jan 1
 *That'll do it! HNY to you, too, sd!TheBOB on Jan 1
 Very simple, yet very effective.*- on Jan 2
Maze generator using the recursive backtracker algorithmFellippeHeitor on Jan 1
 I tried it all day and still no corn. Just irregulary plowed fields.Big Chief Window Pane on Jan 1
  Saving is quite easyFellippeHeitor on Jan 1
   * I find trying the port preferable to being stuck in the aft.Pete on Jan 1
    If you'd drunk the port, you wouldn't mind being stuck in the aft...TheBOB on Jan 1
     *URNUshouldPete on Jan 1
      Glad I did...TheBOB on Jan 1
       Thank you so much, TheBOB!*FellippeHeitor on Jan 1
       Phonetics for: You (U) are (R) and (N) you (U) should.Pete on Jan 2
        Thanks--you should really publish a book, though--IWCNIIOTUY...TheBOB on Jan 2
         * OKICUR screwing with me again!Pete on Jan 2
          *Wow! I actually got that! GFY!TheBOB on Jan 2
 Interactive versionFellippeHeitor on Jan 1
  Looks very good. Not like QB64 at all.*- on Jan 2
   Well, thanks. The guts, thoughFellippeHeitor on Jan 2
    Reminds me of that ol' grade school song. GUI's are made with greasy grimy BASIC guts...Pete on Jan 3
    I guess Dash didn't.*FellippeHeitor on Jan 3
Happy New Year!Solitaire on Dec 31
 The same to you! ...but, oh, my! ...TheBOB on Dec 31
 Happy New Year!FellippeHeitor on Dec 31
  Isn't that a neat SCREEN 0 effect? I wonder in QB64 if...Pete on Dec 31
   Very likely. Is this a challenge ;-) *FellippeHeitor on Dec 31
   Challenge accepted. Solitaire, I hope you don't mind:FellippeHeitor on Dec 31
    You can't do that with FleaBASIC. Hope Solitaire will download a copy of QB64 to see it...Pete on Dec 31
     Here: http://qb64.org/binbin/1AF1/distant.wav but also,FellippeHeitor on Dec 31
      Don't blame me. It was this darn gopher that set him off...Pete on Dec 31
       Well that gopher and Trump have the same kind of hair and hat.Clippy on Dec 31
 Bob beat me to the reply. Happy New Year...Pete on Dec 31
 *Happy New Year everyone!Kew on Jan 1
  * Happy Kew Year to you.Pete on Jan 1
   *LOL--yeah, all the best for 2017 Kew!TheBOB on Jan 1
 Happy new year!*- on Jan 2
Bouncing boxesFellippeHeitor on Dec 27
 I mean, bouncing boxesFellippeHeitor on Dec 27
  It makesa no sense...Galileo on Dec 27
   Heavier boxes fall faster*.FellippeHeitor on Dec 27
    Very nice...TheBOB on Dec 28
    Maybe in Bill's universe.Pete on Dec 28
     *dont knock it till youve tried it-- spherical cows make the tastiest burgersmn on Dec 28
      *also ive got a great design idea for a filter bag, but it only works in a complete vacuummn on Dec 28
       * Sorry, I live dangerously and smoke my bags without a filter.Pete on Dec 28
    * just say they are in fluid and the physics is fineSTx on Dec 29
     * In that case, I'd recommend using the lighter fluid.Pete on Dec 29
      *does it have music yet? qb64 aside, you could write "box concerto", in dmn on Dec 29
       mn wants the DPunnyPonny on Dec 29
        i dont want yours thoughmn on Dec 29
  Make them balls and make them bounce on walls too.*- on Jan 2
Well this is what I was working on today...Pete on Dec 27
 Shadow is disappearing if too small. Good job so far!*FellippeHeitor on Dec 27
  * Shadow disappears by design. It looks too sucky to have a shadow on a small box.Pete on Dec 27
 *Works as advertised. Nice job--especially in ZERO!!!TheBOB on Dec 27
 It doesn't work for me.Kew on Dec 29
  Lucky for you it comes with unlimited tech support.Pete on Dec 29
   Changing mouse cursors is native to QB64 cause of OpenGLFellippeHeitor on Dec 30
   It's temperamental, but it does work.Kew on Dec 30
    * Well I'm temperemental, but I'm retired! Glad you got it working. :)Pete on Dec 30
     *And here we all thought you were just mental!Kew on Dec 31
      * That's because I like to use my math skills to fool all of the people "sum" of the time.Pete on Dec 31
 Why hold the mouse shortly before start dragging?*- on Jan 2
one of those classic qBasic head bang against wall momentssimmons on Dec 27
 That reminds me what FreeBASIC was designed for...Pete on Dec 27
Tilting maze gamex on Dec 25
 That's really clever! Is there a way out of the third map?*- on Dec 25
  ..fourth, i mean the fourth.*- on Dec 25
   yes there isAlGoreIthm on Dec 28
    Nice animation. No hack-solution for level 4, though.*- on Dec 28
     Spoiler ALERT !!! solution to level 4AlGoreIthm on Dec 28
      * I can fit odd animals in pens but can't get past level 2!Noah on Dec 28
       *LOL! All the answers are below in my post "Maze game cheat sheet".TheBOB on Dec 28
    Just checked out your version, AlGoreIthm...TheBOB on Dec 29
     thank you TheBobAlGoreIthm on Dec 30
     * He's a screen reader cheater, like me. Still waiting on my damn trophy!Pete on Dec 30
      *Yeah, they ran out of bronze, but we have some nice beige house paint--chips anyone?TheBOB on Dec 30
       * If you needed more bronze, you could have just askd. I was born in that Age, you know.Pete on Dec 30
 Brilliant game!Ben on Dec 26
 *Great little game--never saw anything quite like it before.TheBOB on Dec 26
 That's really neat!FellippeHeitor on Dec 26
 Maze game cheat sheet...TheBOB on Dec 28
  Why,FellippeHeitor on Dec 28
   You're welcome...TheBOB on Dec 28
    Here's a maze game version with skip and restart...TheBOB on Dec 28
     Hillary said it didn't work for her...Pete on Dec 28
      *Yes, I think inside the box, but does that make me heavier?TheBOB on Dec 29
       Aha! There is a flaw in the original maze game...TheBOB on Dec 29
     Nice features, TheBOB, but there's a minor bug...Kew on Dec 29
      Sorry, Kew, but I can't seem to generate an error...TheBOB on Dec 29
       Oops, my bad.Kew on Dec 29
       And I just re-downloaded the code and tried again, no problem.Kew on Dec 29
        *LOL--thanks for checking. I love it when things make sense!TheBOB on Dec 29
 Pics!!!!gopus on Dec 28
It may be too early for fireworks, butFellippeHeitor on Dec 25
 New Code Sharring Tax annnounced by the Obama Administration.Pete on Dec 25
  He's really too agitated :-)*FellippeHeitor on Dec 25
 Oops, did it post correctly at the link you provided, because I get errors...Pete on Dec 25
  No issues for me, even copying back from thereFellippeHeitor on Dec 25
   OK, the one posted above definitely works...Pete on Dec 25
 Cool*- on Dec 25
  Well, thanks!*FellippeHeitor on Dec 26
 IMPROVED FIREWORKS! \o/FellippeHeitor on Dec 26
  You, Solitaire and Bob should combine programs...Pete on Dec 26
   *You can use the cityscape, but Joe's on vacation in Aruba. Sorry.TheBOB on Dec 26
    Where's cityscape, dare I ask?*FellippeHeitor on Dec 26
     It's from a game I wrote based on QBasic's GORILLAS...TheBOB on Dec 26
      WowFellippeHeitor on Dec 26
       *Thanks! It was lots of fun--especially when I redid it in QB64 with sound.TheBOB on Dec 26
       * Yeah, Bob's no slouch when it comes to art. He designed the QB64 logo, too.Pete on Dec 27
        as well as thismn on Dec 27

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