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OCR GCSE 9-1 Comp Sci - NEA Sample Task 3 - Game using GNU C++ for Raspberry Pi

Console program - Animated attempt at Sample NEA Task 3 Board-Game in colour for the Raspberry Pi

Phil Gardner

Created by Phil Gardner
last edited Mar 23 2017 by Phil Gardner

Compile from command-line:

g++ game.cpp

(This produces an executable called “a.out” by default.)

Then run:


Possibly useful as a demonstration, even if you plan to use some other language to do it.

I did it for a laugh to try out an idea posted by Paul Powell (so blame him :-) )

Bit technical on the cursor-positioning, but the board and counter display can be done instead by a rolling, scrolling redisplay of the whole thing, rather than refreshing parts of the console window using coordinates. I wanted to see if it would work in the Pi… it did!

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