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by TmEE
Fri Aug 01, 2008 4:08 pm
Forum: QBASIC and QB64 Questions & Answers
Topic: Scrolling tile RPG
Replies: 45
Views: 31634

I would have used custom assembly PUT routines, which draw into a double buffer, and which you load to frame buffer once you're done with all drawing stuff... if the assembly routines are fast, your scrolling is fast, and with the double buffer, you will not have to worry about flickering. I'm latel...
by TmEE
Thu Jul 31, 2008 1:44 pm
Forum: QBASIC and QB64 Questions & Answers
Topic: BITS and BYTES
Replies: 4
Views: 4668

I guess the logic of memory chips apply here.... a memory chip is say 16 bits wide, and 2Mbytes in size... once "cell" of information is 16 bits... you have 1M information "cells" in the chip.
by TmEE
Tue Jul 29, 2008 4:44 am
Forum: QBASIC and QB64 Questions & Answers
Topic: Need help - Strange tile problem
Replies: 36
Views: 22689

Use of GOTO in high level language is evil ;)

I myself use WHILE/WEND loops, I've used DO/LOOP only once... what's the difference between to two anyway ? Their purpose is same...
by TmEE
Tue Jul 29, 2008 4:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: QB game remakes for Sega MD/Genny ?
Replies: 24
Views: 18138

With my sound engine, I can have 5xFM + 2xPCM + 3(4)xPSG channels of sound... and its 0% of main CPU use, you forgot Z80 in MD :) (though of real hardware, there is 5% performance hit on 68K as the poor Z80 is moving near 100KB of data a second 8) ).
by TmEE
Sun Jul 27, 2008 3:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: QB game remakes for Sega MD/Genny ?
Replies: 24
Views: 18138

Thanks :)

I ran the thing and it needs sound effects and music... maybe borrow some from WS2 ?
by TmEE
Sun Jul 27, 2008 6:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: QB game remakes for Sega MD/Genny ?
Replies: 24
Views: 18138

Wetspot it is then... need to see if there's any sources included... rewrite based on existing work is much easier that rewrite based on observation of gameplay...
by TmEE
Sun Jul 27, 2008 6:28 am
Forum: QBASIC and QB64 Questions & Answers
Topic: plz help me out
Replies: 9
Views: 8357

Now my code is not wasted...

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a$ = "one two three testing testing"
a$ = ucase$(a$)
for j% = 0 to 255
c% = 0
for i% = 1 to len(a$)
if j% = asc(mid$(a$, i%, 1)) then c% = c% + 1
next i%
print chr$(j%) + "="; c%,
nexi j%
by TmEE
Sat Jul 12, 2008 2:12 pm
Forum: News and Announcements
Topic: Revive QB45.com?
Replies: 17
Views: 16865

I want QB45.com back, it was a GREAT place... and my Glass breaker QB as in top-10 :P
by TmEE
Fri Jul 11, 2008 5:19 am
Forum: QBASIC and QB64 Questions & Answers
Topic: Problem with QuickBasic 7.1
Replies: 26
Views: 20456

This problem is XP issue. You can probably get it working if you use only English keyboard settings.
by TmEE
Sat Jun 28, 2008 10:22 am
Forum: QBASIC and QB64 Questions & Answers
Topic: plz help me out
Replies: 9
Views: 8357

C code makes less sense to me than someone else's asm code.

anyway, I wrote something that will do what's required and its 9 lines of QB code.

I had 2x FOR loops, I used UCASE$, MID$, CHR$, ASC and LEN. And all the results are printed on screen.
by TmEE
Thu May 29, 2008 5:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A QB/FB Markup Language and Browser
Replies: 23
Views: 27549

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Qbrowse Loaded.
Reading server status...
Status string read from server:
    '$             _   _              _____        __ _    '
STATUS STRING INVALID -- SERVER OR CONNECTION DOWN.
PRESS ANY KEY TO CLOSE...
This is all I get...

Using Win98SE with SP 2.1
by TmEE
Mon May 26, 2008 12:28 pm
Forum: QBASIC and QB64 Questions & Answers
Topic: MEMORY OVERFLOW ERROR !!! (Don't need help anymore)
Replies: 16
Views: 15515

I've read all M$ recommendations and such... no workaround. If I'd use CHAIN, then it would things be called many many times a second and it would kill all performance. Also, there's about 1000 lines of ASM in a form of library used in the program... Anyway, I AM working on a FreeBASIC version, maki...
by TmEE
Sun May 25, 2008 1:58 pm
Forum: QBASIC and QB64 Questions & Answers
Topic: MEMORY OVERFLOW ERROR !!! (Don't need help anymore)
Replies: 16
Views: 15515

because it does not work, i still get the error. I can have all the 3000 lines of the program in 3000 separate files and still get the error.
by TmEE
Sun May 25, 2008 7:39 am
Forum: QBASIC and QB64 Questions & Answers
Topic: MEMORY OVERFLOW ERROR !!! (Don't need help anymore)
Replies: 16
Views: 15515

well, it won't work... and I already have FB version in progress... damn MIDI, I've not got it to work in Win yet... I'll go for YM2612 emulation directly.
by TmEE
Sat May 24, 2008 1:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: QB game remakes for Sega MD/Genny ?
Replies: 24
Views: 18138

now that there's interest, I need a game suggestion.
by TmEE
Thu May 22, 2008 5:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: QB game remakes for Sega MD/Genny ?
Replies: 24
Views: 18138

you can always use an emulator... I use emulator for development/debugging, real HW to test/enjoy the thing. Everything has a MD/Genny emulator now !!! Win, Linux, Mac, GP32, GP2X, PSP, NDS, DC, GC.... and probably lot more platforms !!! Recommedation for Win users : Kega Fusion :)
by TmEE
Thu May 22, 2008 12:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: QB game remakes for Sega MD/Genny ?
Replies: 24
Views: 18138

So nobody is interested seeing some QB game on Mega Drive / Genesis ?
by TmEE
Tue May 06, 2008 8:11 pm
Forum: Freebasic Questions & Answers
Topic: Some questions
Replies: 5
Views: 15280

I've got all answers for my MIDI stuff. Thank you MystikShadows. I might be able to add a MIDI file exporting option too into my tracker. Scancodes probably come form WinAPI too... Now I just need to get the playback routine called every 49.4Hz (the closest speed to Mega Drive I got using PCs PIT in...
by TmEE
Tue May 06, 2008 6:40 pm
Forum: Freebasic Questions & Answers
Topic: Some questions
Replies: 5
Views: 15280

multikey has no use in my case, I just need keyboard scan codes... hit a key down / release key, the scan code... one key at time. I'll try to understand the ON TIMER emulation.... I have zero experience with windows programming... and I will not do any pmode DOS stuff... And for MIDI, writing to $3...
by TmEE
Tue May 06, 2008 2:16 pm
Forum: Freebasic Questions & Answers
Topic: Some questions
Replies: 5
Views: 15280

Some questions

I'm gonna port MD tracker to FreeBASIC (since I've hit some major QB limitation) and I've managed to run into some troubles... 1) How can I get keyboard scan codes ? INP(&H60) doesn't do anymore... 2) There is no ON TIMER anymore... I need something that executes part of code after (insert time here...