Meanwhile back at the
game, I wrote my version
about a year ago after I got my programmable graphics board working.
As I had spent a lot of time getting arcade quality graphics on the
game, I wanted to make sure it responded correctly to the keyboard move
and fire buttons (hold to move, fire while moving etc). I have
included below a simplified version of the main loop of the program at
the point where the keyboard is checked. Controls are Z=left, X=right,
I hope this bit of code will be of use to anyone working on
shooting games, like
Following Mr J.B.Hawkes letter in
it has been brought to our
attention that D.J.Software are no longer trading, and consequently the ZEAP patch
tape is no longer available.