64 Bites - #098 - Binary Coded Decimal

Commodore 64 Programming Screencasts
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One of the pretty common tasks we encounter while creating a game is printing the score.

It can also be surprisingly difficult. Especially if you need an efficient solution.

Today we will learn how an underestimated feature of the 6510 processor - the binary coded decimal mode, can be used to update and print the score efficiently.

What is this?

It's an episode of the 64 Bites - Video Tutorials for Programmers,

the series designed to teach you how to program Commodore 64 in small and easy steps.

What's inside?

  • The Video - Short, Intense and Focused
  • You can stream it on any device
  • or download DRM-free
  • Full Transcript so you can follow along.
  • Source Code for everything you will see on the screen.
  • Programming Exercises to do on your own.
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