Remember the old "Choose your own adventure books" By D & D! ! !

Jason Howe jason at
Tue Dec 22 00:21:55 CST 2015

On 12/21/2015 10:17 PM, Jason Howe wrote:
> On 12/21/2015 04:46 AM, Mike wrote:
>> Has any of you took one of them old choose your own adventurer books and
>> coded it into a text RPG in basic? if so how well did it work as soon as
>> I get all my Commodore 64 setup on CHRISTmas day that is the first thing
>> that I am going to start working on. The one I am doing is *" THE DRAGON
>> OF DOOM "* I have been brushing up on my coding skills with old books
> In a similar vein, I found in the used book store by my house a year 
> or two ago, "The Bytes Brothers" Volume 2.  Billed as a 
> "Solve-it-yourself computer mystery, it takes you through a story, 
> with clues, the idea is to write a basic program to solve some of the 
> puzzles through-out the book.  It's pretty simple stuff, but would be 
> perfect for an 8-9 year old just learning some BASIC on their family's 
> home computer.  I've looked around for these and haven't found these 
> in any other used stores.
> ...and now that I check amazon, the entire series of these is out 
> there for about a penny a piece, I may have to burn a Christmas 
> dollar, literally just one to get the rest.
> --Jason
I see now that I completely mis-read your original post.....sorry for my 
off-topic reply.  Best of luck in your quest!


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