Hello,

I too was trying my hand at coding in CPC BASIC 3 when it was initially released, though fell into the trap of thinking along the lines of Locomotive BASIC when CPC BASIC 3 is a little bit different.

Recently I have created some CPC BASIC stuff which I'll post in the coming week. Back in 2016 I started creating a game which I ended up finishing with Hisoft Pascal called Get The Cash, however I've gone back to that early version, unfortunately I can't remember what the problem was with it when I originally switched languages, I have a feeling it was to do with the Graphics moving down the screen, but I'll get to in due course.

What I have now is some Vertical Stars I started in Locomotive BASIC, though a few years ago I tried converting to CPC BASIC for performance, though there were problems. A few days ago I had a look and realised that Stars were being Plotted Any old spot on the Graphics screen, so when they would move by being subtracted by 4 on line 250, it would reach a point many of those would go below 0. The solution was to make sure each Star pixel would be placed into a spot divisible by 4, which I did in the following code below by forcing a WHILE loop in 150 to 170 to only exit when a number divisible by 4 is selected.

I too was trying my hand at coding in CPC BASIC 3 when it was initially released, though fell into the trap of thinking along the lines of Locomotive BASIC when CPC BASIC 3 is a little bit different.

Recently I have created some CPC BASIC stuff which I'll post in the coming week. Back in 2016 I started creating a game which I ended up finishing with Hisoft Pascal called Get The Cash, however I've gone back to that early version, unfortunately I can't remember what the problem was with it when I originally switched languages, I have a feeling it was to do with the Graphics moving down the screen, but I'll get to in due course.

What I have now is some Vertical Stars I started in Locomotive BASIC, though a few years ago I tried converting to CPC BASIC for performance, though there were problems. A few days ago I had a look and realised that Stars were being Plotted Any old spot on the Graphics screen, so when they would move by being subtracted by 4 on line 250, it would reach a point many of those would go below 0. The solution was to make sure each Star pixel would be placed into a spot divisible by 4, which I did in the following code below by forcing a WHILE loop in 150 to 170 to only exit when a number divisible by 4 is selected.

- Code:
`100 DEFWORD a-z:DIM a(20)`

110 FOR n=1 TO 20 STEP 2

120 x=n

130 y=n+1

140 v=RND MOD 636+4

150 WHILE v MOD 4 <> 0

160 v=RND MOD 636+4

170 WEND

180 a(x)=v

190 a(y)=RND MOD 398

200 NEXT n

210 MODE 0:INK 0,0:INK 1,26

220 WHILE 1

230 FOR n=1 TO 20 STEP 2

240 x=n:y=n+1

250 IF a(x)>0 THEN PLOT a(x),a(y),0:a(x)=a(x)-4:PLOT a(x),a(y),1

260 IF a(x)=0 THEN PLOT a(x),a(y),0:GOSUB 290:PLOT a(x),a(y),1

270 NEXT n

280 WEND

290 a(x)=640

300 a(y)=RND MOD 398

310 RETURN