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Installation and 3rd Party Tools

Installation (Windows)

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

Installation (Linux)
Install the mono-runtime and mono-complete packages<br>
Download and un-tar Lantern.tar from http://github.com/evancwright/lantern

3rd Party Tools
Free 3rd party tools are needed for assembling the output code, creating disk images, and attaching the games to the disk images.  Which tools you need depends on your target platform.

Apple 2
Merlin32.exe is included already thanks to Brutal Deluxe Software. Thanks, guys!
Java runtime enivronment (required for AppleCommander)
AppleCommander (for attaching for .bin file to a disk image)
Copy AppleCommander-1.3.5.13-ac to Lantern's bin folder

Amstrad CPC64
Z80asm.exe 
CPCDiskXP.exe
Copy these into Lantern's bin folder.

BBC Micro
Merlin32.exe is included already thanks to Brutal Deluxe Software. Thanks, guys!
BeebM414(Emulator)

CoCo 2/3
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
Merlin32.exe is included already thanks to Brutal Deluxe Software. Thanks, guys!
C1541.exe (for attaching the .prg file to a disk image). This is included in WinVice Emulator Suite.
Download WinVice and copy C1541.exe into Lantern's bin folder.
Note: If you download WinVice you can also run your finished game using x64.exe 


CP/M
Z80asm
Copy Z80asm.exe to the bin  folder in the Lantern folder.
Use a serial connection to kermit or xmodem the file to the machine
Alternately, you could move the image on to a CP/M disk using 22disk
 
MS-DOS
Open Watcom (a free 16 bit x86 C compiler)
DOS Box (for running the 16 bit executables)
An XT-IDE card for moving images to the real machine

TRS-80 Model 1, 3, 4
Z80asm 
TRSTools (for attaching cmd file to disk image)
Copy Z80asm.exe to the bin folder in the installation folder
You can launch TRS Tools from anywhere.

Windows
mingw (a Windows version  of gcc)

ZX Spectrum
Z80asm
mctrd.exe (for attaching bin file to tape image)
Copy Z80asm.exe and mctrd.exe to the bin folder under the Lantern installation folder