The contest submission period has been extended another day. Voting will take place December 18-23, desu. Let's have another Programming Contest! As usual, please add your submissions to the "Programming Contest" category. You can post about your submission here, but we will not include it in the contest for you. Have fun! Voting: When it's time to vote, a multivote poll will be created. You can select all of the programs you think deserve to win. Try to keep your votes down to around 3 programs, even though there won't actually be a limit. Just keep in mind: you're wasting a vote if you just vote for everything. The program with the most overall votes wins.
Official SmileBASIC Source Programming Contest (November 15-December 15)
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A reminder that this contest topic is not strict nor a lead for thematic elements. Anything involving building, for example, is a plausible application of the theme. There are many examples of management simulators, urban development, and exploration games that all fit within the aim of the thematic construct and ideals of "industry." Please feel free to stretch as far as possible the realms which we have given you to explore through this medium.
*Agrees hands down with elzobro Say that's is an interesting question, can you submit programs in the contest that have already been created and posted for weeks/months? if not then that's going to be a bummer for the dude who made 3D parkour pro when an "agility" contest comes up. =PNo, it must be a new program or at least a program that you haven't worked much on. If in the end, it looks like a game that could've been made in a month, that's fine. But no previously submitted programs.
A reminder that this contest topic is not strict nor a lead for thematic elements. Anything involving building, for example, is a plausible application of the theme. There are many examples of management simulators, urban development, and exploration games that all fit within the aim of the thematic construct and ideals of "industry." Please feel free to stretch as far as possible the realms which we have given you to explore through this medium.Industry is "The production of goods and services." All you have to do is make a game about producing stuff; there's a lot of ways to go with that. It doesn't have to be "money and manufacturing;" agriculture is an industry, fishing is an industry, mining, jewelry, television, etc. And as Lumage said, you can stretch it if you think it'll work. You can even just make it "industry themed". As a real life example, many of the minigames in the Rhythm Heaven series are industrial themed, and I certainly wouldn't call any of those dull. Use your imagination!
I don't have a 3DS and worst of all I still don't know much of SmileBASIC ;-;. Is there more than one programming contest within a year?YES, so far there has been (to my knowledge) one other competition. It was the Summer Competition "Colors" was the theme. If you live in America, this black Friday will have a few different retailers selling NEW 3DS's (normal sized) for $99, and Smile Basic is only $10 e-shop credit. An even cheaper option, but lacking 3DS or the slightly better performance of the NEW 3DS's, is the 2DS unit that is currently sold around $80. There is still plenty of programs that can be run, and enjoyed on the older 2DS and 3DS systems. Let me say that, as a "mostly new to basic" guy, I was able to cobble together a program for the last competition and was able to climb to 8th place (and there were other programs that were so much better!) So have no fear of failure or of improper coding, if you ask questions and familiarize yourself with the basics of Smile Basic, you'll be able to whip something up in a month. This forum community is happy to help you out if you ask nicely, and there are a few resources that you can use to learn that are not directly related to Smile Basic. Like the post states if you are not partly trying to learn and have fun with your entry then you are not going to be able to enjoy the results whatever they may be :D .
simple THEME ideas I'm -not- planning on using: MALL SANTA: You must keep the children happy and report to Santa what each kid wants. (A memory game.) Wall Street Crash-er: Remove all the walls from the roads, before the stock market opens. (maze game) Extreme Dairy Farming Buy some cows, and sell milk to Milktown, ???, profit! (clicker game) |EDIT: please note that once you get numbers larger then 18 digits, the smaller digits will be all zeroes. So maybe this is not as simple as I thought.|
|EDIT: please note that once you get numbers larger then 18 digits, the smaller digits will be all zeroes. So maybe this is not as simple as I thought.|
ideayou could make it so when the number passes 1,000,000,000,000,000 (or something) it will add one to another counter
VAR LOW,HIGH DEF ADD VALUE LOW=LOW+VALUE IF LOW>=1000000000000000 THEN LOW=LOW-1000000000000000 HIGH=HIGH+1 ENDIF ENDAnd to display the number, just use