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by catventure
Thu Jan 05, 2023 12:16 pm
Forum: The modern era
Topic: New Adventure: ESCAPE FROM THE DEEP (released)
Replies: 1
Views: 76

Re: New Adventure: ESCAPE FROM THE DEEP (released)

Thanks. Will check it out. Looks good.
by catventure
Tue Sep 27, 2022 3:47 pm
Forum: The modern era
Topic: QUILL vs TAB
Replies: 2
Views: 841

Re: QUILL vs TAB

auraes is currently working on a TAB version of small French adventure game he wrote and posting updates on his gitlab site. I very much thank auraes for the suggestions to include new Object Definite/indefinite article tags and Object prefix tags which help with the French language translation so t...
by catventure
Mon Aug 29, 2022 5:09 pm
Forum: The modern era
Topic: QUILL vs TAB
Replies: 2
Views: 841

QUILL vs TAB

Hi, A while ago auraes made a little reference chart of the similarity/difference in the condacts between "The Quill" and the "TAB for Windows" programs. I just realised this information chart had not yet been shared with the group. It may be of interest to some authors for comparison purposes so I ...
by catventure
Mon May 23, 2022 4:32 pm
Forum: The modern era
Topic: TAB - Windows IF/Text Adventure Maker
Replies: 67
Views: 26242

Re: TAB - Windows IF/Text Adventure Maker

Hi,

Today I posted another update to TAB v70 (a day early as I busy tomorrow)
http://tab.thinbasic.com/

catventure.
by catventure
Sun May 15, 2022 11:24 am
Forum: The modern era
Topic: TAB - Windows IF/Text Adventure Maker
Replies: 67
Views: 26242

Re: TAB - Windows IF/Text Adventure Maker

>>>There is only an English language version and of course all the Editor, file requesters, captions and whatnot are all in English. (but if it did work then I could change all that internally and maybe release a separate French version of Editor/Player if required!)<<< I included in the latest vers...
by catventure
Sat Apr 23, 2022 5:51 pm
Forum: The modern era
Topic: TAB - Windows IF/Text Adventure Maker
Replies: 67
Views: 26242

Re: TAB - Windows IF/Text Adventure Maker

Hello,

I posted a new version 70 to the TAB site today:
http://tab.thinbasic.com/

Regards,
catventure.
by catventure
Fri Mar 25, 2022 2:09 pm
Forum: The modern era
Topic: TAB - Windows IF/Text Adventure Maker
Replies: 67
Views: 26242

Re: TAB - Windows IF/Text Adventure Maker

Thanks for this info, auraes. I'm very, very impressed about what you have done and also intensely interested about some of the problems you may have come across during translation. I emailed you about that today and my idea where I would like to think I can resolve the snags you hit. You are very o...
by catventure
Thu Mar 24, 2022 3:47 pm
Forum: The modern era
Topic: TAB - Windows IF/Text Adventure Maker
Replies: 67
Views: 26242

Re: TAB - Windows IF/Text Adventure Maker

Hi auraes, >>>Your USERGUIDE.txt file uses special characters (‘ ¯ “) that may cause problems when opening it. If you do not want to save it in UTF-8, propose a version USERGUIDE_UTF-8.txt<<< The same special character can be obtained thru using ALT+238 as well as ALT+0175 - but I updated the usergu...
by catventure
Tue Mar 22, 2022 1:56 pm
Forum: The modern era
Topic: TAB - Windows IF/Text Adventure Maker
Replies: 67
Views: 26242

Re: TAB - Windows IF/Text Adventure Maker

Hi auraes, Thanks again for your interest in the TAB program and for giving it a try. Never thought anybody would try the TAB using French language! I guess it *might* be possible though especially if using simple VERB NOUN coding... I am wondering if you would actually be able to complete a French ...
by catventure
Wed Mar 16, 2022 11:37 am
Forum: The modern era
Topic: TAB - Windows IF/Text Adventure Maker
Replies: 67
Views: 26242

Re: TAB - Windows IF/Text Adventure Maker

Hi,

I posted a minor update to the TAB Adventure writing system on 15 Mar 2022.
http://tab.thinbasic.com

The online tutorial was updated also:
http://tab.thinbasic.com/QuickTutorial.html

Regards,
catventure/Phil.
by catventure
Sun Dec 12, 2021 3:44 pm
Forum: The modern era
Topic: TAB - Windows IF/Text Adventure Maker
Replies: 67
Views: 26242

Re: TAB - Windows IF/Text Adventure Maker

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all text adventure and interactive fiction game authors and players!
Yuletide greetings and Seasonal cheer to you all! :)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yR-AueUxy8M
by catventure
Wed Aug 04, 2021 12:24 pm
Forum: The modern era
Topic: Request for Beta-Testers for ParserComp2021 game: "The Arkham Abomination"
Replies: 5
Views: 2179

Re: Request for Beta-Testers for ParserComp2021 game: "The Arkham Abomination"

Thanks to all who played, tested, voted and provided feedback on the "The Arkham Abomination" text adventure.

Regards,
catventure.
by catventure
Sun Jul 18, 2021 4:53 pm
Forum: The modern era
Topic: Request for Beta-Testers for ParserComp2021 game: "The Arkham Abomination"
Replies: 5
Views: 2179

Re: Request for Beta-Testers for ParserComp2021 game: "The Arkham Abomination"

Denk wrote: It would be good if it wasn't necessary to (fictive example): GET APPLE FROM DRAWER. Instead, GET APPLE should be sufficient. Not a big deal for me, but it may confuse some players. Hi Denk, Sorry for late reply. Thanks for your comments. I made a new version (0.6) six days ago and poste...
by catventure
Sat Jul 10, 2021 11:55 am
Forum: The modern era
Topic: Request for Beta-Testers for ParserComp2021 game: "The Arkham Abomination"
Replies: 5
Views: 2179

Re: Request for Beta-Testers for ParserComp2021 game: "The Arkham Abomination"

Hi,
I submitted my game to the ParserComp2021 competition. (Even though there may be a later revision or expansion of the game)

More details about the entry and to download from the link on my itch games page here:
https://catventure.itch.io/the-arkham-abomination

PC Windows (XP and above. 32/64bit)
by catventure
Mon May 10, 2021 3:13 pm
Forum: The modern era
Topic: Request for Beta-Testers for ParserComp2021 game: "The Arkham Abomination"
Replies: 5
Views: 2179

Request for Beta-Testers for ParserComp2021 game: "The Arkham Abomination"

"THE ARKHAM ABOMINATION" is a free, short, offline, downloadable, parser-based text adventure written by catventure ©2021. It was made using the "Thinbasic Adventure Builder" (TAB) for PC Windows Only. (XP and above; 32/64bit; English language) http://tab.thinbasic.com/ (An interactive 'Lovecraftian...