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Elite on the BBC Micro

Drawing circles: LAUN [Elite-A, Parasite]

Name: LAUN [Show more] Type: Subroutine Category: Drawing circles Summary: Make the launch sound and draw the launch tunnel
Context: See this subroutine in context in the source code References: This subroutine is called as follows: * TT110 calls LAUN

This is shown when launching from or docking with the space station.
.LAUN JSR n_sound30 \ Call n_sound30 to make the sound of the ship launching \ from the station LDA #8 \ Set the step size for the launch tunnel rings to 8, so \ there are fewer sections in the rings and they are \ quite polygonal (compared to the step size of 4 used \ in the much rounder hyperspace rings) \ Fall through into HFS2 to draw the launch tunnel rings