.BAY LDA #&FF \ Set QQ12 = &FF (the docked flag) to indicate that we STA QQ12 \ are docked LDA #f8 \ Jump into the main loop at FRCE, setting the key JMP FRCE \ that's "pressed" to red key f8 (so we show the Status \ Mode screen)Name: BAY [View in context] Type: Subroutine [Compare versions] Category: Status Summary: Go to the docking bay (i.e. show the Status Mode screen)
We end up here after the start-up process (load commander etc.), as well as after a successful save, an escape pod launch, a successful docking, the end of a cargo sell, and various errors (such as not having enough cash, entering too many items when buying, trying to fit an item to your ship when you already have it, running out of cargo space, and so on).
Entry point FRCE in subroutine Main game loop (Part 6 of 6) (category: Main loop)
The entry point for the main game loop if we want to jump straight to a specific screen, by pretending to "press" a key, in which case A contains the internal key number of the key we want to "press"
Configuration variable: f8 = &76
Internal key number for red key f8 (Status Mode)