New Oculus Rift Extension for Small Basic – Oculus SB

First of all, this awesome new extension comes from the one and only… Zock77 Here it is in Zock’s words… Awhile ago, a friend of mine lent me an Oculus rift. It is a virtual reality headset that can be use for immersive gaming. This is how it works: It tracks your head movement and alters…

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Oculus Rift with Small Basic!

Today’s blog post is a Featured Forum Thread and comes from today’s guest blogger: Zock77 Enjoy: ==================================== Hey Guys! For those of you who have heard of, or own an Oculus Rift, I have found some cool applications for it in Small basic. The Oculus has two eyepieces, which means you can give the illusion…

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Small Basic – WebCam Motion Detection

WebCam Extension There has been a webcam object in the LitDev extension (LDWebCam) for a while, and I recently updated it so it works on WIndows 8 as well as earlier versions of Windows. There are some effects like grayscale, snow, gamma, contrast, pixelate, fisheye, swirl etc.  The effects can also be applied to an…

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Small Basic Featured Program – Gravity Simulator

This is a Gravity Simulation by Zock77, the import code is FHS907. It includes self interaction between orbiting satellites – they attract each other. The gravitational force attracting objects is given by Newton.  If the object masses are M and m and their separation is r, then the force of attraction is: F = GMm/r2 G…

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Small Basic – Being Part of a Game Dev Team?

Today, I’d like to pick up a thread from Small Basic Forum.  The title is “Being part of a game Dev team?“. This topic is raised by Zock77 with his first question: “Anyone around interested in being part of a game Dev team? Like something that may go further than just the SB community?”  Zock77…

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Small Basic – Box2D Physics Extension

The LitDev extension includes the LDPhysics object.  This is an interface to the excellent Box2D engine originally written by Erin Catto.  Box2D is an open source library that is used in professional games like Angry Birds and many others. The Box2D engine allows shapes to realistically interact, bouncing off each other.  Complex compound shapes like…

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SideScroller – Small Basic Featured Program

Last month’s challenges had vertical scrollers and so this month I suggested a platform type game. Here is the challenge: Game Challenge We have had the vertical scrolling game last month, so now it’s the platform game.  The challenge is to have some stationary platforms at varying heights that the player can move along (Left…

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What is your first Small Basic program?

Following article in Small Basic Forum was written by Zock77 in this February.post your First SB program! I also would like to know your first program.  Write about your first Small Basic program into the article above! Following first programs are already listed in the article. TMM460 by Zock77 WKN528 by Jibba Jabba JQB268 by litdev FMQ297 by…


Small Basic – Pulse Position Modulation Extension

First a bit of background… Zock77, a frequent Forum contributor and game maker posted a question that got me interested. http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/fdc0e238-247c-449b-a72a-05aa438ecf62/sound-outputs-and-such-with-smallbasic?forum=smallbasic Here is a quote from Zock77’s post. ” I’ve been trying to see if it is possible to control a RC (remote control) plane with a computer. After a bit of googleing, I found…

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