Write Video Games Like in the 1980's

XT3X (xt3x.tgz, ~45KB) is an extended version of the minimal procedural language T3X with some functions for writing simple video games. It offers:

Game code is written in T3X, compiled to virtual machine (VM) code, and then interpreted by a VM providing the graphics and sound routines. See an example here.

The overall design has probably been inspired by the Sinclair Spectrum, for which I have written a ton of video games, just for my own entertainment, when I was younger. Below is the screenshot of a re-make in XT3X, click to enlarge. (Yep, the code is included in the archive!)


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