You’re welcome Yeah, since you already are familiar with BASIC it makes sense to go that route. I like thinBASIC because it has lots of tutorials and examples, but there’s others that are also really good. What’s awesome is it doesn’t have to be perfect the first time through; it’s called Prototyping; testing the concept, putting it together in some form.
There’s even versions of the exact BASIC you used that will work on whatever you computer you have. Doesn’t matter whether it’s something you can post somewhere because once you get it done in any language, rewriting it in another isn’t hard at all.
The ability for thinBASIC to compile to an EXE file so i can distribute it with ease is what I really like about it; it’s as complete as any of the hard-to-learn fancy systems, just a lot smaller and easier to code.
I remember there are other BASICs that are also really good for the computer; I enjoyed downloading one after another and trying them out until I found one that made me go, “Ok, this I can work with”. I bet if you poke around a bit you’ll find a version that makes sense to you right away, and all you’d have to do is just transfer what you already know from long ago, into whatever subtle new things there are.
I’m rooting for you! Good luck