This jam is now over. It ran from 2021-05-29 08:00:00 to 2021-06-29 08:00:00. View 31 entries

Welcome to the ASCII BASIC 10 Liner Jam! - Your mission: Design and code a computer game on the 8bit system of your choice. 

The Rules

  • The game must be written in BASIC (interpreted, not compiled)
  • 10 Lines of code only
  • Abbreviations are allowed
  • No more than 72 characters per line  (I accept that the expanded 'LIST' code may be more than 72)
  • No Sprites or UDG's
  • Built in ROM ASCII/PETSCII (or equivalent) characters only
  • Sound/Effects are allowed
  • Bloxels are allowed as long as they come from the rom character set
  • Please include a TXT version of your source code (to help the judging process) as part of the submission

Each submission needs to come with an accompanying set of documentation that describes the game, the code and the story line. Please also include why you chose the system you did.. was it your first computer? Do you just like the platform? Please do tell!

Submissions(31)

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Downhill skiing! Press Z+X to steer.
Puzzle game written for ASCII Basic Game 10Liner competition.
Puzzle
Play in browser
Another basic-10lines game, inspired on One man and his droid original game
Action
Tentris is a game written in GW-Basic
Puzzle
A 10 lines/72 columns basic game in the far, far west
Shooter
Press [B]... Clear the cityscape to land!
Action
How long can you stay alive falling down an infinite well?
Platformer
Play in browser
Missile Command in 10 Lines
Action
Minimalist maze game for the #asciibasic10liner jam
ZX81 game for ASCII BASIC GAME 10Liner contest
Racing
A simple slot machine simulator in 10 lines of MSX2 BASIC
Simulation
Fancy a slice of π? Recite the first 100 digits of π!
Educational
Typing tutor for Commodore 64
Educational
Play in browser
An attempt to recreate an aliens shoot-em-up in just 10 lines of BASIC!
10blob - another basic 10 lines game, eat or you will be eaten
Action
Simple "8 Puzzle" written for the ASCII BASIC GAME 10Liner challenge
Puzzle
Action cheese chase game
Action
Catch the blocks in Alphabetical order!
Inspired by Speccy action game
Action
Written in BASIC for the Oric Atmos
Action
Avoid enemies, grab money - BBC BASIC 10Liner
Survival
Destroy the alien hordes - BBC BASIC 10Liner
Shooter
Survive the asteroid field - BBC BASIC 10Liner
Survival
Get your ball to the hole before running out of moves
Action
A functional keyboard piano,with display of notes and animation of keys , in 10 lines of code.
Simple AtariBasic program, 10 lines made for a gamejam
Action