SmartBASIC animation: The Flying Walloons!


32 BASIC Programs for the Coleco ADAM by Tom Rugg & Phil Feldman

I was a kid when I was using the ADAM in the mid 1980s.  Although computer graphics were being used in movies like Tron and The Last Starfighter, I knew that home computers would  be powerful enough to do that sort of thing, eventually.  In the mean time, I would do my best to create my own BASIC programs with graphics.  More often than not, I would find a book on BASIC programming and copy their programs, entering line after line.  These were very long programs.

One such program came from the book “32 BASIC Programs for the Coleco ADAM”.  The program was called “The Flying Walloons” and when you ran the program, you were treated to 2 circus acrobats, doing what they do best.  I was blown away the first time I saw this.  Again, it was the mid 1980s…  Do you have any BASIC graphic programs you like to share?  Tell us about it in the comment section.