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Connect Four in QB64 - Anthony.R.Brown - 06-22-2014 06:34 AM
I took a look at you checkersx game. That was an interesting concept how you used the arrow key to move the cursor. When I make my games that play on the diagonal, I used the number key pad. with 5 being your current location, pressing 1, 3,7 & 9 would move the cursor left down, right down, left up & right up. Numbers 2,4,6 & 8 would move the cursor down, left, right & up.
First of all the CheckerX Game is Not! mine (: I wish it was...but it is another Game I would like to improve and bring up to Date in the same way as QBASIC CHESS 2014
For the Chess it's always best to use the simple Click on a Piece and move/Drag to a Square method using a Mouse!
The Full Screen was just a Statement because of how small the Original Program Screen display is as long as it's almost Full screen and possibly adjustable to a smaller screen...like you have said above!
Your Quote: (Also, there are 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6 player chess sets. Are these options something to consider?)
I am Not! sure about that I have not noticed that in the Program at the moment.
High lighting the Piece that you have clicked on is always a Good idea!
Unselecting a Piece can be done just by Clicking on it again.
I would like to use full Notation like 1.E2 - E4 It's then much better for replaying games as there can Only be One Piece on any given Square like E2 or E4 Etc.
Game save is a definite requirement and being able to load a Game .PGN Format is the Best! as it's the most universal.
QBASIC CHESS 2014 Will be in the Thread all the time! and as the Program progresses... updated Saves can be saved by Date...easily showing the last Version and where it is up to something like QBASICCHESS2014-D220614.BAS
I would also like an Analyses Output Window! (Turn on/off) I am thinking about the best layout at the moment! ?
And back to the (Board) A - H & 1 - 8 Notation showing where the Squares are.
I Have just done the above! and made QBASICCHESS2014-D220614.BAS take a look below the Program is Now! made up of (17) different Sections for People to work on.