ZX Spectrum Games Code Club: Twenty fun games to code and learn by Gary Plowman
English | Nov. 23, 2015 | ISBN: 0993474403 | 128 Pages | AZW3/MOBI/EPUB/PDF (conv) | 1.92 MB
This book is ideal for ZX Spectrum fans and beginner coders of any age, that want to learn or practice building simple games with Sinclair BASIC. Contains 20 games specifically created for this book, from retro Arcade classics to more wacky game ideas.
No special equipment needed! Use with ...
ShiChuang (using free emulators)
Mac (using free emulators)
Original ZX Spectrum
Recreated ZX Spectrum (Android / iOS)
Internet Browsers: Chrome / FF etc.
Raspberry Pi (Fuse)
Tablet: Android / iOS
Ideal for Retro Computing fans that want to dust off their ZX Spectrum or an emulator and type in some code, old school.
In one sitting type in a game, play it and then we will go through it. The book doesnt go over every single line of code, but rather summarises key components and newer sections for each game. This keeps the process fun and engaging.
An interactive learning book intended for all ages and is also useful for Code Clubs. So type in a game and have some fun!
Includes: ZX Breakout, MiniPong, Astral Invaders, Battleship War, Flappy Bird, Takeaway Ted and many more...
Many Emulators to choose from: ZX Spin, Spectaculator, Marvin, Fuse, Speccy, etc.
The American version of the ZX Spectrum machine was sold under the name Timex Sinclair.