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Old school software
« on: January 26, 2013, 03:02:28 AM »
See this beauty?


I made that in 1996 :D  You couldn't actually edit the track, only the terrain because... I didn't know Stunts had a terrain editor. But it had lovely hand drawn scenery!

Useless discussion to say: Zak, could you open a "Stunts related software" subforum, for threads related to old programs and new developments? (e.g., the PHP threads I opened, editor stuff)

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Re: Old school software
« Reply #1 on: January 26, 2013, 03:12:18 AM »
Cool; it looks like SimCity with the underground view on :D  What did you use for the GUI?

Useless discussion to say: Zak, could you open a "Stunts related software" subforum, for threads related to old programs and new developments? (e.g., the PHP threads I opened, editor stuff)

Good idea, there are quite a few threads that would be at home there.

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Re: Old school software
« Reply #2 on: January 26, 2013, 03:16:20 AM »
That was my own toolkit written in Turbo Pascal. It couldn't do much, but it looked good back then. Pseudo-windows you could almost move, buttons to press, and that was it.

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Re: Old school software
« Reply #3 on: January 26, 2013, 05:05:19 AM »
it makes me wonder how old are you.

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Re: Old school software
« Reply #4 on: January 26, 2013, 05:52:05 AM »
Mmmmm Turbo Pascal... haven't heard anyone mention that in ages.  One of my favorite languages.  My old codes are backed up on a floppy somewhere lol.

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Re: Old school software
« Reply #5 on: January 26, 2013, 02:44:28 PM »
@alanrotoi
I am twice as old as I was when I made that :)

@komeuppance
Get the code out and let it run a bit in Dosbox, it's great to see stuff like that working again. Also, floppies are not "backup" enough, make another copy!

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Re: Old school software
« Reply #6 on: February 05, 2013, 03:56:26 PM »
Those floppies are default "back up", mainly because I don't have a floppy drive in any of my 10+ computers.

Back in early years of school I liked using them as frisbees, especially when they were my classmates.

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Re: Old school software
« Reply #7 on: February 05, 2013, 06:25:01 PM »
Those floppies are default "back up", mainly because I don't have a floppy drive in any of my 10+ computers.

Same here, but I bought a USB one off eBay for less than a tenner. Going through the old boxes of floppies (Bananoid wtf?!) was fun :)