Flags in Small Basic

A word flag has a meaning of a variable which contains a logical value. But today, I’d like to introduce flag graphics drawn with Small Basic. I found three threads in Small Basic forum about following 15 flags.  Creating programs to draw flags may be good practices for graphics. How about adding your flags into…


Small Basic – Traffic Light Challenge

One of this month’s forum challenges was to create a traffic light system. Graphics Challenge 2 Draw a traffic light that changes through the correct lighting sequence, perhaps using the Timer object. We have 2 great answers in, the first by Martin from Germany. And the second by NaochanOn from Japan which uses different coloured…


99 Bottles of Rootbeer (Small Basic Featured Program)

In our August challenge: http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/f7370867-2508-4a48-8b37-07761bf60649/challenge-of-the-month-august-2014?forum=smallbasic  We had a… Challenge from Nonki: Create a 99 Bottles of Beer program.   NaochanON’s solution:   1st way Mes=”0= no more ;1= bottle of beer ;2= bottles of beer;3= on the wall ;4= Take one down and pass it around, ;5= Go to the store and buy some more,…


Vertical Scrolling Games

In Challenge of the Month – April 2014, we’ve got 5 vertical scrolling games as game challenge entries. The challenge was as follows. Game Challenge Write a vertical scrolling game with obstacles that appear from above and move down.  The player must dodge the obstacles by using arrow keys, probably just left and right. As…

Featured Small Basic Game – NaochanON’s "Dodge This!!!"

Here it is: http://smallbasic.com/smallbasic.com/program/?TWN285-0   New game from NaochanON! This is coming out of the April Challenges:  http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/4b6d8884-b177-49b3-a676-3d208fa62ae7/challenge-of-the-month-april-2014?forum=smallbasic   Game Challenge       TWN285-0     Here are some top scores: NaochanON, that’s fun!  My record (dodged count) was 143. Nonki Takahashi, Sunday, April 06, 2014 3:38 PM   I just got 66! I need to step up…


4 Color Pattern Game – Small Basic Featured Program

This game came from the December Challenges here: http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/39673f2b-1f37-465e-9401-c66455aff42a/challenge-of-the-month-december-2013?forum=smallbasic   Game Challenge Write a clone of the Simon game.   From NaochanON: Wednesday, December 04, 2013 12:58 PM    VJL218-0    Simon image changed. Clicked color visible.     The next day, Nonki Takahashi posted this: Thursday, December 05, 2013 12:29 PM                      I started to program…


Swinging Pendulum – Small Basic Physics Challenge

Today’s featured program is a missile commander game from NaochanON.  Here’s the game:  FWR293-1 This was one of the September Small Basic Challenges…                      Physics Challenge Make a pendulum that swings as accurately as possible   Using your mouse, click and hold the yellow circle, move it, release it.   * Acceleration arrow image is added.   What do…


A Missile Commander Game – Small Basic Featured Program

Today’s featured program is a missile commander game from NaochanON.  Here’s the game:  SKL606 Download sounds ( missile ,alarm , bomb explosion ) from here . And save them in your “Program.directory”.   This game is part of the September Small Basic Monthly Challenges: http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/3d5ba392-4e7c-4bc2-8180-034b258eea5b/challenge-of-the-month-september-2013    Enjoy playing and thanks to NaochanON!    – Ninja Ed    


Duck Shoot – Featured Small Basic Challenges

In the August Challenges… Game Challenge Write a DuckShoot game.   Interface Challenge Write a fancy Game Opening screen for DuckShoot game – see above.   We’ll start with the opening screens…    Nonki Takahashi’s opening screen features a moving crosshairs: TLR995.   And NaochanON also had a good opening screen: See the animation here….


Small Basic Featured Program: A Walking Man — Animated in Code!

From the July Challenges: http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/c80d0e11-66c8-4f11-b4b5-09851afaf67b/challenge-of-the-month-july-2013     NaochanON starts us off with a great walking man… Graphics Challenge Draw an animation of a walking man.    GWV844       Thanks to NaochanON for this great program!    – Ninja Ed