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Elite on the BBC Micro

Save and load: CHK [6502SP version]

Name: CHK [Show more] Type: Variable Category: Save and load Summary: First checksum byte for the saved commander data file Deep dive: Commander save files The competition code
Context: See this variable in context in the source code Variations: See code variations for this variable in the different versions References: This variable is used as follows: * DFAULT calls CHK * SVE calls CHK

Commander checksum byte. If the default commander is changed, a new checksum will be calculated and inserted by the elite-checksum.py script. The offset of this byte within a saved commander file is also shown (it's at byte #75).
.CHK IF _SNG45 OR _SOURCE_DISC EQUB &03 \ The checksum value for the default commander, #75 ELIF _EXECUTIVE EQUB &3F \ The checksum value for the maxed-out default \ commander, #75 ENDIF