Categories
historie

Using Windows 3.11 and Quick Basic in 2018 (Updated)

It all started with a post on Twitter. I came upon a post in which the source code for a game called Gorillas was linked to. This was a game written in Quick Basic, which Microsoft developed in 1990. The game is similar to Scorched Earth which was released a year later, but instead of tanks shooting missiles at each other, […]

Categories
Koding

Prototyping a new game for my kids

A physical gaming platform is in progress at home in my sparetime (who am I kidding?), mostly worked on in between diapers and while everyone else is out of the house. Having a wife and four kids, you would think that there isn’t any time left to work on projects at home, but I am […]

Categories
Koding

Retrosøndag med Warcraft og QBasic

Min første PC var en Olivetti PC med MS-DOS og en 80386 SX prosessor (det som kom før 486, som kom før pentium osv) og så omtrent slik ut: MS-DOS 6.22 og Windows 3.11 var på høyden da og med 28.8kbps modem ringte vi opp internett med telefonlinjen (ja, vi var ikke konstant på nett […]