C-64 Time delay code?

Kelly Fergason kfergason at gmail.com
Thu Jan 28 11:40:20 CST 2016

The C64 had TI$.  Its been a while... but you could do something like this:

10 TI$="000000"
insert lots of program...
100 if TI$="000030" then print "30 seconds have passed! "

I'm sure I've forgotten some details, but you should be able to make that


On Thu, Jan 28, 2016 at 11:14 AM, Jacob Ritorto <jacob.ritorto at gmail.com>

> On Jan 28, 2016, at 8:11 AM, Mike <tulsamike3434 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > I am still working on the Choose your own adventure game and I was
> > wondering it there a
> > code line to let the player have a few minuets to read the text before
> > the "make your choice " pops up under the opening text.
> > I know to most of you think this is a dumb question but I just can nopt
> > find the correct dose  for this?
> Sadly, Microsoft Basic v2.0 didn’t have much in that regard.  Most people
> just burned a cpu loop.
> for de = 1 to 1000: next de

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