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Last Updated 06/07/2021

BBC Micro Picture
Photograph by Stuart Brady

BBC Micro Programs By Phil Hite 2021
HELI BBC Micro Model B 32K Version 1.7 Click here for the ZX Spectrum version

Build the Bridge
Stop the Flood
Beware of Octopuses!

Heli Titel ScreenHeli Game ScreenHeli Fish Screen

Keys O=Left
     P=Right
     Space=Pick Up/Drop 

     D=Volume Down
     U=Volume Up
     M=Sound Off/On
     H=Hold
     S=Start
     Q=Quit
     I=Instructions


Play it online at the Complete BBC Games Archive http://bbcmicro.co.uk//game.php?id=3581
Chrome is the recommended browser for speed.

All Files
HELIALL.zip

Read Me Instructions
README.txt

HELI Disk Image
The clever folk at the Complete BBC Games Archive kindly published HELI with some magic to reserve enough memory for it to run in 32K which I have replicated here.
HELI.ssd
LOAD "HELI"
RUN

HELI Compiled for MAC OS
HELI.dmg

Click the Heli drive icon, then right-click the HELI BBC icon and choose Open.

Open Dialogue Box


HELI Compiled for Raspberry Pi Linux
HELI.zip

HELI BBC BASIC SDLIDE or BBCEdit Program
HELI.bbc

HELI BBC BASIC Program Listing

HELI.txt

HELI Variables & Procedures

HELIVARS.txt

Right click, choose Save Link As...

BBC RAM Upgrade Kit
http://www.boobip.com/hardware/osram
http://www.boobip.com/hardware/osram/osram-technical

Write a LOADER program setting MODE 2 before CHAINing the game.
REM out MODE 2 in the game program.

10 MODE 2
20 !&FF00=&8060002:REM ROM+RAM, bank A
30 PAGE=&C000
40 HIMEM=&FC00
50 CHAIN "HELI"

Links
https://stardot.org.uk                                        Community Site for Acorn Computers
http://www.bbcbasic.co.uk                                     BBC BASIC Programming Language
http://mdfs.net/Software/Spectrum/BBCBasic/                   Z80 BBC Basic for the ZX Spectrum
http://www.bbcmicro.co.uk                                     Complete BBC Micro Games Archive