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  • #61 ✎ 94 Giant_Gamer Spring 2017 Contest Participant I participated in the SmileBASIC Source Spring 2017 Contest! Programming Contest Intermediate Programmer I can make programs, but I still have trouble here and there. Programming Strength Winter 2016 Contest Participant I participated in the SmileBASIC Source Winter 2016 Contest! Programming Contest Has the English WiiU version come out? (I haven't paid that much attention... but I thought it was still Japan e-shop only) And other then playing Breath of the wild, I've not really played much else (or even looked at the wii U e-shop) due to lack of Hard Drive space. EDIT: As an old3DS XL owner I will be disappointed if I can't play an entry, but as a Wii U owner I would be happy to buy Smile basic and play it there. (if it really is available) EDIT2: So from what I can tell... Smile BASIC BIG has not come out on the Region 1 e-shop. (unless it was renamed?) And there are several concerns that because of the current Nintendo Blockade for software that would make the Wii U a better console then the NSwitch, and the various reports of several Kickstarters being forced by Nintendo to drop Wii U ports, it looks like all hope is lost for the port of Smile BASIC BIG. Posted Edited by Giant_Gamer
  • #62 ✎ 56 brilliance360 First Week Joined in the very first week of SmileBASIC Source Website Spring 2017 Contest Participant I participated in the SmileBASIC Source Spring 2017 Contest! Programming Contest Deep Sleep Hidden Website Is there a way to test how a program functions on an o3ds if I don't have one? Posted
  • #63 ✎ 165 Nathaniel Avatar Block I didn't change my avatar for 30 days. Website Avatar Embargo I didn't change my avatar for 90 days Website Avatar Taboo I didn't change my avatar for 180 days Website If you're wondering if there's a command for this, then no. But, you can have me or anyone else with an old 3DS playtest the program. Posted
  • #64 ✎ 56 brilliance360 First Week Joined in the very first week of SmileBASIC Source Website Spring 2017 Contest Participant I participated in the SmileBASIC Source Spring 2017 Contest! Programming Contest Deep Sleep Hidden Website
    If you're wondering if there's a command for this, then no. But, you can have me or anyone else with an old 3DS playtest the program.
    I didn't think there was, but I didn't know if there was a way to program a handicap or if there are known limits I could avoid.
    Posted
  • #65 ✎ 369 Chemicalex Drawing I like to draw! Hobbies RNG Hidden Easter Eggs Video Games I like to play video games! Hobbies
    If you're wondering if there's a command for this, then no. But, you can have me or anyone else with an old 3DS playtest the program.
    I didn't think there was, but I didn't know if there was a way to program a handicap or if there are known limits I could avoid.
    Does SB use the new 3DS's processing speeds? If so (and you had homebrew), couldn't you run it through HANS with the processor speed set lower?
    Posted
  • #66 ✎ 94 Giant_Gamer Spring 2017 Contest Participant I participated in the SmileBASIC Source Spring 2017 Contest! Programming Contest Intermediate Programmer I can make programs, but I still have trouble here and there. Programming Strength Winter 2016 Contest Participant I participated in the SmileBASIC Source Winter 2016 Contest! Programming Contest Here is the previously teased Asterogue beta Title Screen. Posted
  • #67 ✎ 369 Chemicalex Drawing I like to draw! Hobbies RNG Hidden Easter Eggs Video Games I like to play video games! Hobbies
    Here is the previously teased Asterogue beta Title Screen.
    Check this out. http://smilebasicsource.com/page?pid=467
    Posted
  • #68 ✎ 56 brilliance360 First Week Joined in the very first week of SmileBASIC Source Website Spring 2017 Contest Participant I participated in the SmileBASIC Source Spring 2017 Contest! Programming Contest Deep Sleep Hidden Website
    If you're wondering if there's a command for this, then no. But, you can have me or anyone else with an old 3DS playtest the program.
    I didn't think there was, but I didn't know if there was a way to program a handicap or if there are known limits I could avoid.
    Does SB use the new 3DS's processing speeds? If so (and you had homebrew), couldn't you run it through HANS with the processor speed set lower?
    I don't know enough about the 3ds, homebrew, or HANS to answer this question.
    Posted
  • #69 ✎ 203 JustGreat First Month Joined in the very first month of SmileBASIC Source Website Avatar Taboo I didn't change my avatar for 180 days Website Night Person I like the quiet night and sleep late. Express Yourself
    If you're wondering if there's a command for this, then no. But, you can have me or anyone else with an old 3DS playtest the program.
    I didn't think there was, but I didn't know if there was a way to program a handicap or if there are known limits I could avoid.
    Does SB use the new 3DS's processing speeds? If so (and you had homebrew), couldn't you run it through HANS with the processor speed set lower?
    I don't know enough about the 3ds, homebrew, or HANS to answer this question.
    HANS is able to manually set the clock speed.
    Posted
  • #70 ✎ 165 Nathaniel Avatar Block I didn't change my avatar for 30 days. Website Avatar Embargo I didn't change my avatar for 90 days Website Avatar Taboo I didn't change my avatar for 180 days Website My keys for my demos keep being rejected after about five days. What should I do if this were to happen during the voting period? Posted Edited by Nathaniel
  • #71 ✎ 1063 randomous Owner Robot Hidden Easter Eggs Second Year My account is over 2 years old Website Drawing I like to draw! Hobbies
    My keys for my demos keep being rejected after about five days. What should I do if this were to happen during the voting period?
    Maybe it's the name? Unless you've hidden something else in there. The only reason I can think that it would get rejected is because it's named "Thrust". Oh if it gets removed during the voting period, just resubmit it and let me know the new key. I'll update the poll.
    Posted Edited by randomous
  • #72 ✎ 94 Giant_Gamer Spring 2017 Contest Participant I participated in the SmileBASIC Source Spring 2017 Contest! Programming Contest Intermediate Programmer I can make programs, but I still have trouble here and there. Programming Strength Winter 2016 Contest Participant I participated in the SmileBASIC Source Winter 2016 Contest! Programming Contest Maybe change the file name to Booster, and have the "in game" name be Thrust. (alt leave out some letters. example: "RUST" or "THRST" ) EDIT: My game (if I can fix enough of the bugs before the deadline) will not use the full title as the file name. it's simply "ASTER" (Seriously I though programing a projectile on a grid would be easy enough to do! The UFO detects the hit except when it is in the corner of the play field, even though the upper left corner in this case is at "location 6,6". So I might post my problem If I can't solve it by Thursday.) EDIT2: I think I remember this not being a thing, but is there a command that lets you write text to the bottom line of the screen with out scrolling the rest of the text on the screen? My text based animated opening is plagued by a single line on the bottom that is always empty. It's something I can ignore but it would help the first time viewer, to be able to get into the game better. Posted Edited by Giant_Gamer
  • #73 ✎ 152 TheV360 Intermediate Programmer I can make programs, but I still have trouble here and there. Programming Strength First Day Joined on the very first day of SmileBASIC Source Website Night Person I like the quiet night and sleep late. Express Yourself
    EDIT2: I think I remember this not being a thing, but is there a command that lets you write text to the bottom line of the screen with out scrolling the rest of the text on the screen? My text based animated opening is plagued by a single line on the bottom that is always empty. It's something I can ignore but it would help the first time viewer, to be able to get into the game better.
    If you put a semicolon at the end of your print statement, it won't make a new line.
    Posted
  • #74 ✎ 180 phil_ Scholar Received for knowing a great deal about programming topics Achievements osu! Is Awesome! I love osu! Express Yourself First Day Joined on the very first day of SmileBASIC Source Website I won't be publishing my entry because I fell ill and was plagued with real life events and was unable to make anything representing a game. My apologies. Posted
  • #75 ✎ 94 Giant_Gamer Spring 2017 Contest Participant I participated in the SmileBASIC Source Spring 2017 Contest! Programming Contest Intermediate Programmer I can make programs, but I still have trouble here and there. Programming Strength Winter 2016 Contest Participant I participated in the SmileBASIC Source Winter 2016 Contest! Programming Contest lol found the problem. I started with printing out the values for the UFO X and Y cords. then I noticed when the bug occurred, the Y cord was not a solid number! This occurred every time the UFO spawned from the left and right side. Novicetip: Don't make typo's when tapping in code. U1Y=RAD(11) is completely different from U1Y=RND(11) I remeber now what happened... I started to spell out random, and then clicked on the only three letter shortcut, it didn't help that it's format when doing so is just like RND. And because I copied the left code, and renumbered it for use for the right spawn it was messed up both times. Now I can focus adding UFO 2-4 and testing them out, and finishing the game.
    I won't be publishing my entry because I fell ill and was plagued with real life events and was unable to make anything representing a game. My apologies.
    I'm sorry to hear that. well I hope you take a little time and post the finished game at some point down the road.
    Posted Edited by Giant_Gamer
  • #76 ✎ 210 PesticidePoison Good Page Hidden Achievements Spring 2017 Contest Runner Up I placed 2nd in the SmileBASIC Source Spring 2017 Contest! Programming Contest Second Year My account is over 2 years old Website Clearly I have put a lot of effort into the stories and stuff for my game, so if I crack a joke in the game about it being only for the badge, is that acceptable? I just want to make sure that it's still an entry and that it's ok if I act/crack jokes about me making it for the badge. Posted
  • #77 ✎ 74 kitesinpowerlines Avatar Block I didn't change my avatar for 30 days. Website Avatar Embargo I didn't change my avatar for 90 days Website Avatar Taboo I didn't change my avatar for 180 days Website
    Clearly I have put a lot of effort into the stories and stuff for my game, so if I crack a joke in the game about it being only for the badge, is that acceptable? I just want to make sure that it's still an entry and that it's ok if I act/crack jokes about me making it for the badge.
    I think breaking the 4th wall adds to the humor and I don't think the guidelines say anything about it (then again, I'm not the one who deems what's acceptable and unacceptable)?
    Posted
  • #78 ✎ 96 Sam Amazing Page Hidden Achievements Great Page Hidden Achievements Good Page Hidden Achievements I won't submit my entry because I'm once again encountering lag/flickering problems and I won't have enough time to finish everything in time. I'm getting tired of SmileBASIC's limitations... Posted
  • #79 ✎ 193 Perska Summer 2016 Contest Winner I won the SmileBASICSource Summer 2016 Contest! Programming Contest Expert Programmer Programming no longer gives me any trouble. Come to me for help, if you like! Programming Strength Great Page Hidden Achievements
    I won't submit my entry because I'm once again encountering lag/flickering problems and I won't have enough time to finish everything in time. I'm getting tired of SmileBASIC's limitations...
    Well, you could sacrifice framerate. Or something. I'm pretty sure nobody will mind a game that runs at 10 FPS.
    Posted
  • #80 ✎ 152 TheV360 Intermediate Programmer I can make programs, but I still have trouble here and there. Programming Strength First Day Joined on the very first day of SmileBASIC Source Website Night Person I like the quiet night and sleep late. Express Yourself
    I won't submit my entry because I'm once again encountering lag/flickering problems and I won't have enough time to finish everything in time. I'm getting tired of SmileBASIC's limitations...
    Does your program use a lot of graphic commands? Because if so, you could try double buffering and lowering the VSYNC
    Posted Edited by TheV360
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