Lantern Text Adventure IDE

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Installation (Windows)

Download the file Lantern.zip from http://github.com/evancwright/lantern
Unzip the archive in a convenient location. Next, you'll need to get the tools to support building on your intended target platform.

Installation (Raspberry Pi)

install the mono-runtime and mono-complete packages
Download and un-tar Lantern.tar

3rd Party Tools

Free 3rd party tools are needed for assembling, creating disk images, and attaching disk images.


Apple 2
java runtime,tasm.exe (Telemark Assembler), AppleCommander.
Copy tasm.exe and TASM65.TAB into the 6502skel folder.

Amstrad CPC64
Tools required: Z80asm.exe,CPCDiskXP.exe
Copy these into the Z80Skel folder.

BBC Micro
BeebM414(Emulator)
Telemark Assembler (tasm.exe)
Copy tasm.exe and TASM65.TAB into the 6502skel folder.

CoCo 2/3
LWTools, which requires Linux or Cygwin
Download and build ltwools (make, sudo make install)
Install bison and flex packages (needed for cmoc). Just type 'sudo apt-get bison' and 'sudo apt-get flex'
Download and make cmoc (./configure, make, sudo make install)

Commodore 64/128
Tools required: tasm.exe (Telemark Assembler), C1541.exe.
C1541 is a part of the WinVice C64 emulator suite. If you download WinVice you can also run your finished game using x64.exe
Copy tasm.exe and TASM65.TAB into the 6502skel folder.
Copy C1541 into bin folder in the installation dir.

CP/M
Copy Z80asm.exe to the bin folder in the installation folder.

MS-DOS
Open Watcom (a free 16 bit x86 C compiler)
DOS Box (for running the 16 bit executables)
An XTIDE card for moving images to the real machine

TRS-80
Tools required: TRSTools and Z80asm.exe. These can be downloaded freely from Matthew Reed's site.
Copy Z80asm.exe to the bin folder in the installation folder.
You can launch TRS Tools from anywhere.

ZX Spectrum
Tools required: Z80asm.exe, mctrd.exe.
Copy Z80asm.exe and mctrd.exe to the bin folder in the installation folder.