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It worked!!! Thanks, I was wondering why it always said Files\Atari unexpected.

 

 

> Terminated with exit code 0

Hell yeah it was!!! :]

 

 

Never mind, It terminates with the right exit code now but when i tried to run the compiled program, a popup box for z26 said it couldn't find the zombiechase.bas.bin file. So i went to edit the Run bB Program and put quotes around $(FilePath).bin and when i went to run thecompiled program again it opened it in z26 like it should but all i got was a blanks screen with a few static-type-moving white lines.

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Never mind, It terminates with the right exit code now but when i tried to run the compiled program, a popup box for z26 said it couldn't find the zombiechase.bas.bin file. So i went to edit the Run bB Program and put quotes around $(FilePath).bin and when i went to run thecompiled program again it opened it in z26 like it should but all i got was a blanks screen with a few static-type-moving white lines.

Is the .bin file the right size (exactly 2048 bytes for a 2K game, 4096 bytes for a 4K game, 8192 bytes for an 8K game, etc.)? If it is (I don't remember if that's supposed to be 4K or what), then check the setup of z26, especially any command switch settings in your Argument field, as well as the general setup of your tool to run the game in the emulator.

 

Michael

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Oh wait, I just noticed a little z26 popup comes up that says "Couldn't lock display surface: DirectDrawSurface3::Lock: Surface was lost. Exiting..." and then when i press ok the z26 window and popup exit. I don't know if knowing what the message said changes much, so i'll try what you already said, and if you can, please tell me what exactly the popup meant.

 

Edit: It's the right size (4096 bits) but i don't know how to check the setup of z26. I feel so computer retardedddd

 

Edit (again): I fixed it, somehow the apostrophes in the Remarks in the code were messing it up. It said (3) Parse error: unrecognized character "'"

 

But it's all good...at least until I run into some other problem to bug y'all with :]

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Oh wait, I just noticed a little z26 popup comes up that says "Couldn't lock display surface: DirectDrawSurface3::Lock: Surface was lost. Exiting..." and then when i press ok the z26 window and popup exit. I don't know if knowing what the message said changes much, so i'll try what you already said, and if you can, please tell me what exactly the popup meant.

 

Edit: It's the right size (4096 bits) but i don't know how to check the setup of z26. I feel so computer retardedddd

 

Edit (again): I fixed it, somehow the apostrophes in the Remarks in the code were messing it up. It said (3) Parse error: unrecognized character "'"

 

But it's all good...at least until I run into some other problem to bug y'all with :]

No worries-- I'm glad you figured it out! :)

 

Michael

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I've unlocked this thread... I would like to make the "READ ME FIRST" link a more useful launching point than it has been, in part by keeping it a really great set of useful links. (In trying to get back on the bB horse, I've realized how confusing some if it can be when you're starting from scratch, and want to get something going in a hurry!)

 

So if you have suggestions for links, post them here, and I will edit the first post to keep it as useful but focused as possible.

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I haven't really ever looked at this thread much until now.

 

Thanks for the AAbBCc link. That's great!

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So if you have suggestions for links, post them here, and I will edit the first post to keep it as useful but focused as possible.

 

You could add links to Stella and JAVATARI. JAVATARI is a very good emulator that can also be embedded on your own web site so people can play the games you make online. It's much better than JStella.

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Is there a print out version for the batari Basic manual?

If not, could there be one perhaps?

The bB page is constantly changing, so it would be kind of hard to keep updating a print version. I'm sure people would complain that the page is too wide for printing, so a lot of the page would have to be redone (and redone and redone and redone and redone every time the bB page changes).

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