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by nikomaru
Thu Aug 06, 2020 9:52 pm
Forum: QBASIC and QB64 Questions & Answers
Topic: A bug in QB? Or is this a feature?
Replies: 2
Views: 3931

Re: A bug in QB? Or is this a feature?

Ha! I had this issue as well, creating a Frogger clone, and fixed it with passing BY instead of referencing. Just trying to save memory by not using a stupid amount of globals, sheesh!
by nikomaru
Thu Aug 06, 2020 9:46 pm
Forum: Pete's QB Site News
Topic: Well, is this the end?
Replies: 11
Views: 21426

Re: Well, is this the end?

Could be, could be. Kids these days are into that "3D" graphics programming with Unity or UDK (which is a great product, btw). I run Linux and use DosBox for my QB fix as well. I found a good copy of QB7.1 PDL so I have ALL the libraries, ability to make EXE and DLL, etc. It's great. I made my kid a...
by nikomaru
Tue Feb 12, 2019 11:37 pm
Forum: QBASIC and QB64 Questions & Answers
Topic: Useful Subroutines
Replies: 0
Views: 39161

Useful Subroutines

I'd like to continue the usefulness of the main pages' tutorials and maintain a thread that provides useful, simple, and modular routines that are absent from the tutorials. I run qbx 7.1, but I don't use extra libraries, kinda as a rule. Why, exactly? Think of it as a programming challenge. I grew ...
by nikomaru
Wed Nov 28, 2018 7:58 pm
Forum: Pete's QB Site News
Topic: Twenty Year Anniversary Update
Replies: 1
Views: 14258

Re: Twenty Year Anniversary Update

Pete, thank you for keeping this site up and running. I've been using it as a resource for the last ten years or so. Before that I was just piddling around with what I knew. And before that, well, let's just say that Windows 3.1 was my favorite version. I'd love for the forums and the archives to st...
by nikomaru
Wed Nov 28, 2018 7:49 pm
Forum: QBASIC and QB64 Questions & Answers
Topic: qbasic won't start
Replies: 5
Views: 13076

Re: qbasic won't start

Charlie, for starters, Welcome to the forums. And welcome back to QBasic. If you're having trouble with something simple, there may be a simple solution. However, if we are to figure it out, we'll need to know what you know. Are you running a Windows OS? If so, which one (as QB runs different on dif...