In this exciting new book, the authors have compiled a selection of classic Atari BASIC games along with many clever new games. Written in Atari BASIC, they are formatted in a way which lets you adapt any of the routines to your own programs. Each game is explained in easy-to-understand terms — allowing you to modify and customize to your heart's content!
You'll learn principles of text formatting, word games, data statements and input routines. Many of the games will help you to clearly understand how grids are constructed and graphics animated. Simple techniques are given which allow you to dissect Atari BASIC programs and see what makes them tick.
You'll have hours of fun learning to program in this easy, enjoyable way. And when you're done, you'll have the games to play! Whoever thought that gaming could teach so much about programming and debugging?