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To me, even being an amateur game designer myself, the reason why people rebuild games in Ascii is a complete mystery. Everyone has their own hobby I guess.
Sep 24, 2009 5:14pm PDT
To me, even being an amateur game designer myself, the reason why people rebuild games in Ascii is a comp...
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Cause your not old school.
my programming buddies in school always did all sorts of weird shit. Programmers just have different mind...
I think what you'll find is that they're trying to test themselves to see if they can do it. Keep the min...
the lulz -and now you know-
For the same reason people still learn Latin.
I wonder what is overall more useless: knowing how to program an ASCII game, or knowing Latin. Tough c...
The Pope isn't making ASCII games.
Nobody learns Latin anymore. Except
ASCII programming is all about game logic / game rules, without the whole 3D modeling / graphics shebang....
^^^ This. I, too, did an ASCII rpg with clipper summer '87 because I knew shit of doing graphics.
You minimize the amount of design/graphics work, so a lone programmer can do it, rather than having to do...
You learn a lot about how to make it work, you are developing an engine sort of. It's like learning to...
lol uhmm lets see... BECAUSE ITS EASY?
Two words: hack value. Ok wait, two more: it's fun.