Learning Languages through Text Adventure Programming

Feb 9, 2016

Learning Languages through Text Adventure Programming

I love a good text adventure. Some of the first games I played were early 8-bit texties. Like radio vs. television, the pictures were a lot better, even when they consisted of early vector-built forests as well as whatever my imagination could conjure up. When I started programming, the first thing I wrote was a text adventure, and to this day, I think that the best way to get to grips with a new computer language is to do exactly that.

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Getting 'Yellow River Kingdom' Working on RISC OS Pico

Jan 2, 2016

Getting 'Yellow River Kingdom' Working on RISC OS Pico

I recently got my copy of RISC OS Pico, and the very first thing that I wanted to try was running some software from the BBC Welcome Disc. Now, my favourite item on there was a game called Yellow River Kingdom. Here's how to get it running on RiscOS Pico.

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