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# I've just looked that up...
written entirely in assembly? Jesus...

But apparently Rollercoaster Tycoon was too - why?
(, Tue 1 May 2007, 17:50, archived)
# There's some
sort of connection between Braben and Sawyer, but I can't recall off the top of my head what it is.
(, Tue 1 May 2007, 17:52, archived)
# i read about it
(, Tue 1 May 2007, 18:03, archived)
# Ah yes,
he ported the PC version.
(, Tue 1 May 2007, 18:06, archived)
# Still...
...I may be new to this programming malarky, but why on earth would you choose to program in assembler unless it was absolutely neccesary?
(, Tue 1 May 2007, 18:07, archived)
# Space and speed
I should think. Plus he always did code in assembler, so I suppose it came naturally. God bless 8-bit programmers and their spotty spawn.
(, Tue 1 May 2007, 18:13, archived)
# Space and speed is all very well in the early 90s
But Rollercoaster tycoon isn't that old is it?

I'm sure it's good to have the ability, just seems like making life hard for yourself.
(, Tue 1 May 2007, 18:15, archived)