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BASIC 10 Liner Contest 2020
« on: 10:17, 03 February 20 »
For those interested, the 10th Anniversary of this contest has commenced.


Rules can be found here.


Entries are here.


This year a new category has been added called "SCHAU", which allows people to write a Demo, Tool or Application as long as it fits within the 10-Line 256 character critea.
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Re: BASIC 10 Liner Contest 2020
« Reply #1 on: 11:21, 03 February 20 »
If someone can provide me with these on disc/disk at the end of the competition I could then make a YT video showcasing them.


Any thoughts?

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Re: BASIC 10 Liner Contest 2020
« Reply #2 on: 23:14, 04 February 20 »
If someone can provide me with these on disc/disk at the end of the competition I could then make a YT video showcasing them.


Any thoughts?


I guess it all depeneds on how many entries the CPC gets, the good news is partipicants have until 21st March to get their entries in (so it's still early days), with the awards ceremony the 4th April, which is when all the downloads become available.


Due to the nature of the competition, all the entries are submitted either Tape or Disk Image, unfortunately these days when I write something and test on my 6128, I convert it to a WMA file and Load it through my DVDs USB port like a Tape :( If you have a PC with 3.5" Floppy Drive, you could use a programme like DOS Copy on the CPC to Transfer the programmes that way, otherwise Divine Coding also created a programme on the CPC to Read DSK images called DSK-CPC, though it was made in the late 90s and it might only work on the earlier DSK images before they became Extended DSK Images.
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Re: BASIC 10 Liner Contest 2020
« Reply #3 on: 06:43, 21 March 20 »
Good to see a number of Amstrad entries making it into this years contest, I've been able to contibute 3 to the PUR-120 category:


Not The Scorpions

It's either the Scorpions or the Spike with this one, personally I think you've got more of a chance with the Scorpions, though it gets harder the more you progress.





Cross The Ferry

You play the Ferry Operator and it's your job to get the people across the Water and onto the other side, but panic in the people sets in, the more you get into this game.






Big Ma's House

Shoot the little White Men before they can drop a Bomb on Big Ma's House using your Big Fat Cannon with Tiny Lazer.




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Re: BASIC 10 Liner Contest 2020
« Reply #4 on: 13:55, 23 March 20 »
If someone can provide me with these on disc/disk at the end of the competition I could then make a YT video showcasing them.

Any thoughts?

Yes.


Shall I ask the organizer?

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Re: BASIC 10 Liner Contest 2020
« Reply #5 on: 13:58, 23 March 20 »
Apologies,


I should have made clear in my original post that I can only record the CPC entries :(




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Re: BASIC 10 Liner Contest 2020
« Reply #6 on: 14:05, 23 March 20 »
Oh, that was clear to me anyway.
I mean, shall I ask the organizer for all CPC entries, so you can stream them? Maybe with disclosure agreement or so.. We'd see.

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Re: BASIC 10 Liner Contest 2020
« Reply #7 on: 20:26, 23 March 20 »
Hey @ComSoft6128 !
You may stream!
PM sent.

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Re: BASIC 10 Liner Contest 2020
« Reply #8 on: 08:51, 28 March 20 »
So, @ComSoft6128 ..
How is it going so far after I arranged the contact and you got all permissions?

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Re: BASIC 10 Liner Contest 2020
« Reply #9 on: 18:59, 28 March 20 »
Hi @logiker ,

I will email Gunnar this week.
Now for the problem - I am self isolating outside of Glasgow for the next 3 months and therefore am unable to make any new videos until at least then. However, I can assure you that once I feel it is safe to do so I will be back to Glasgow to create a video for this competition.
If anyone else can make a video sooner maybe that would be better?

One last thing, I already have a few videos uploaded to YT made a month ago which have not been published yet - they will be published in a week or so - so don't be confused by "new" ComSoft6128 YT videos - they are not actually new.

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Re: BASIC 10 Liner Contest 2020
« Reply #10 on: 19:11, 28 March 20 »
Thanks for the information.
It's good to know, especially for the organizers.
I hope everything is fine over there and stay healthy!


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Re: BASIC 10 Liner Contest 2020
« Reply #11 on: 09:17, 04 April 20 »
NOMAM 2020 turns ONMAM Midnight Australian time 3pm CEST.



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XxSSgHi81b4&feature=youtu.be




EDIT: The Results have come in with Downloads to be available at a later date! :( Personally out of the entries I submitted, I was surprised to see my least favourite entry (Not The Scorpions!) get a higher score than my other two, it's fun to play and fast with an endless limit of Stages to get through, unlike Cross The Ferry which is completable with it own set of stages, Cross the Ferry is a little tricky when the people get onto the Ferry and you start moving it because you could leave the person behind and falling into the water, it also lacked a display to show what stage you were at or how many people you had left which is a bit of a lifes left. Big Ma's House is a bit of a gag game (perhaps asking for a gag score), though uses Simple Animation Sequence to move the intruder. I thought it might of had some appeal for the Atari group.
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