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iGame3D Wrote:
Well here's the progress. I was able to convert the binary bits of an 1982 bitmap custom font into 3D objects with no effort, once the code was done of course.
Looks like this:

Here are some downloads.
MAC OS X version:

Windows Version:

You'll need to move your mouse down a bit to orient yourself to the 'floor'
of Aquarius Characters.

Keyboard works like a video game:
W = forward
S = back
A = slide left
D = slide right
R = rise
F = fall

Command F on the Mac will toggle fullscreen.
Maximize the window on Windows witht he usual control.

Command or Control L will exit into the editor, the mouse may be locked
to the camera, a second press of those keys should unlock it.

The editor is an adventure in undocumented discovery.
A ton of lua scripts and fluid files in there for exploration
if you are into reading code and stuff.

I've also been able to do some screenshot conversion that translates back into ye olde BASIC statements that POKE the characters back into the ancient computer.
That needs some work and will have to wait until I'm at a stand still in zombie game making to continue.

In all its been a cool experiment that murgaLua has made possible.
Eventually I'll pull together some kind of BASIC emulation in Lua,
so that you can play some really old school games in your console!
There is nothing like driving a pound sign down the dangerous curving
roads of asterisk alley.

Is there a wait to get input in console in Lua?
Like "you are in a dungeon there are exits north and west, what will you do?
And then the program waits for input like "N" or "W" before continuing.
I could and probably should do in a gui I suppose.

unforturnally,the link was banned by the GFW at my location,:[

01-17-2009 04:27 PM
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Convert bitmap image to ascii - iGame3D - 01-09-2009, 11:04 AM
RE: Convert bitmap image to ascii - jyf1987 - 01-17-2009 04:27 PM

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