set of files make up the 8Ack Arena Monitor.
After the first time of trying to play 8Ack it was obvious
keeping track of what was happening was a really tough job.
I wrote a program to help.
It will track scores, count ins, etc and comes with arena
If you set a mouse up with a couple of reed relays for the
middle and right button and then 'click' them from the goal
have an automatic goal tracking system with first hit logic
install in three steps as the language that I've used has
a fairly poor quality distribution build system.
The base install. download
it, open the zipped folder and then run setup.exe.
This will install all the runtime stuff that the program needs
and by default create a folder called 8ACKMONITOR on your
exe file, download
it, open the zipped folder and drag the exe file
into the folder that you created in step 1.
The sound files, download
it, open the zipped folder and drag the
files into the folder from step 1.
double click on the exe file and you should be running.
start by clicking 'Roboteers Ready', when your clan captains
signal that they are ready click the 'Go' button. After play
has been halted (by a goal or penalty) you should restart
by clicking the return 'Start' button. Then you click 'Roboteers
Ready' and the 'Go' button. Count out timers for damaged bots
can be stated at any time but will only decrement when scoring
You can simulate goal buttons being hit by using the middle
and right mouse buttons.
audiance introduction script download
it to be used with the sound control panel is available
if you need it.
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