ALPS Adventure Language Programming System

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ALPS Adventure Language Programming System

#1 Post by ahope1 » Sat Jan 09, 2016 12:58 pm

ALPS, the Adventure Language (&) Programming System for the BBC Micro by Philip Hawthorne of Alpine Software (formerly Summit Software) has been found and archived here:
Here are a couple of games that I think were written in ALPS and commercially released -- Cops and Plague Planet:
And here's CASA's own longer list of ALPS games:
The Acorn Electron version of ALPS, which apparently has more features than the Beeb version, is linked to in a new post below. Not sure about the status of the Archimedes version.
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Re: ALPS Adventure Language Programming System

#2 Post by Gunness » Sat Jan 09, 2016 5:26 pm

Nice work! I'll update the description in CASA accordingly.

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Re: ALPS Adventure Language Programming System

#3 Post by ahope1 » Thu Jan 21, 2016 1:19 pm

Philip Hawthorne, author of ALPS, Cops, and Plague Planet, has posted on Stardot:

http://www.stardot.org.uk/forums/viewto ... 78#p129607

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Re: ALPS Adventure Language Programming System

#4 Post by ahope1 » Thu Jan 19, 2017 3:36 am

The Electron version of ALPS has now been found and archived here:
I believe the Archimedes version of ALPS is still missing.

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