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This reminds me of the sprites I made in QuickBasic with 2-digit color codes. Very cool!

Yeah, the chevron in the article would just be:

    DRAW "BM+3,+1 R1 F4 D1 G4 L1 U1 E3 U1 H3 U1"
You could change the scale with "Sn" so you could draw any size, and there were commands to fill shapes etc.

There was a similar language for music as well, they were both nice little DSLs.

Yeah I was going to say the same thing. I did that well over 20 years ago when I was a kid.

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