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Offline aNdy

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Old School Style Demo
« on: April 08, 2018 »
Cosine, the group I'm part of, has just released a very simple old-school style demo that was coded using PureBasic.

It was coded to learn a few things about screen, sprite and sound handling in PureBasic.  Although I have coded a few applications in PureBasic, this was a bit of a departure and was done to get a few routines under my belt to be used in a couple of upcoming games, basically PC based conversions of some of our 8-bit games.

A thanks must go to various people on various forums who are always kind enough to share their source and which gave me inspiration on how to achieve various effects.

The demo looks a little like this...



The release zip file also includes the source which has been commented to the max in the hope that others just starting their PureBasic adventure may learn something.  Having said that, I'm no professional coder and my 'style' of code may poke more seasoned users in the eye... ;)

The demo called (rather unimaginatively) 'Old School Demo 1', can be downloaded from this page on the Cosine website:

http://www.cosine.org.uk/products.php?prod=old_school_demo_1&4mat=pc

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Re: Old School Style Demo
« Reply #1 on: April 09, 2018 »
hi, many thanks, it works perfectly,

the source is very well commented , very useful for learning

the transparent logo is very impressive ! good job !

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Re: Old School Style Demo
« Reply #2 on: April 09, 2018 »
I was browsing your group web page and to me it's a group to be proud of, lots of cool releases, congrats 8)

Also, welldone on your Purebasic adventures, keep it up :)
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Re: Old School Style Demo
« Reply #3 on: April 10, 2018 »
I was browsing your group web page and to me it's a group to be proud of, lots of cool releases, congrats 8)

Also, welldone on your Purebasic adventures, keep it up :)
Thanks for the kind words!

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Re: Old School Style Demo
« Reply #4 on: April 28, 2018 »
MUSIC is FANTASTIC!!!!

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Re: Old School Style Demo
« Reply #5 on: April 28, 2018 »
MUSIC is FANTASTIC!!!!

Thx for the sources!

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Re: Old School Style Demo
« Reply #6 on: April 30, 2018 »
great work. it's really good to see attention to detail just to give it that extra bling.
quick fade & logo effects for example.

 
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I'm no professional coder and my 'style' of code may poke more seasoned users in the eye... ;)

ROFL  :cheers:

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Re: Old School Style Demo
« Reply #7 on: April 30, 2018 »
great work. it's really good to see attention to detail just to give it that extra bling.
quick fade & logo effects for example.
Glad you appreciate that!  Thanks for the kind words!

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Re: Old School Style Demo
« Reply #8 on: May 25, 2018 »
do like.

i coded a similar style demo (in freebasic) aaaaages ago (2012) that i never actually finished, similar colors, starfield, etc. created my own charsets, custom scroller effects.

very nice indeed.