Amstrad Action August 1989 Type-Ins

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The following listings were published in the August 1989 issue of Amstrad Action:


  • Star LC10 Colour Dump (Jens Skinnerup)
  • Hero's Algorithm (James Wilson)


  • The Star LC10 Colour Dump program can print mode 0 screens. It produces perfect copies of SmArt II pictures. The filename in line 370 must be edited to the name of the picture and the program takes a few hours to finish.
  • By altering the following lines, any conventional 17K screen can be printed out. You must alter the DATA values in lines 410-430 to suit the screen ink values (as set out it's just white on black):

  • 370 MODE 0:LOAD "!"+"FILENAME",&C000
  • 380 FOR f=0 TO 15:READ inks(f):INK f,inks(f):NEXT f
  • 390 READ inks(f):INK f,inks(f)
  • 400 NEXT f
  • 410 DATA 0,26,0,0,0
  • 420 DATA 0,0,0,0,0
  • 430 DATA 0,0,0,0,0