Small Basic Small Basic Books > Programming Games with Small Basic

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1.  Writing Programs Using Small Basic
6.   Tic Tac Toe Program

"Programming Games with Microsoft Small Basic" teaches Small Basic programming concepts while providing detailed step-by-step instructions for building many fun games.  The tutorial is appropriate for both kids and adults.  The games built are non-violent and teach logical thinking skills. The book explains (in simple, easy-to-follow terms) how to build a Small Basic game program. Users learn about program design, using Small Basic objects (including button controls), many elements of the Small Basic language, and how to debug and share finished programs. Game skills learned include handling multiple players, scoring, graphics, animation, and sounds. The product includes over 700 pages of  Full-Color self-study notes and all Small Basic source code and all needed graphics and sound files. The game programs built include, in increasing complexity (Game Screen Shots): 
  • Safecracker 

  • Tic Tac Toe

  • Match Game

  • Pizza Delivery

  • Moon Landing

  • Leap Frog


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