July is BASIC Month on Reddit's Retrobattlestations

FozzTexx's Entry
FozzTexx’s entry

Subreddit RetroBattlestations is promoting another BASIC Month. This time around, the idea is to run the BASIC program Terraspin, a Turtle graphics type program created for the contest.

The contestants will have to type in the program on any retro computer that runs BASIC and post take a picture of it running. The rules state very clearly that screen only or emulators are not allowed. You have to show the computer that is running the program! You are welcome to submit multiple entries, however each redditor will only be entered into random drawing contest once – In other words, you can do it to show off your machines but that won’t increase your chances.

There are already several versions versions on github which you can use as is, or convert it to a platform of your choice.

The organized finishes explaining: At the end of the month I will choose one entry as the “best enhancements” and one entry as the “best port”. Each winner will receive special flair on RetroBattlestations and their choice of two retro decals. On the 8th, 15th, 22nd, and 29th I will select two random winners from the previous week’s entries to receive their choice of two retro stickers.”

Link: RetroBattlestations

Author: Paulo Garcia

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