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Is it possible to mod family basic to run without a keyboard

Is it possible to mod family basic to run without a keyboard
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I know that normally when someone uses family basic without a keyboard it will just display an error. But if I either moded family basic's code (that I got from a disassembly thanks to freem) or made a program in family basic; would it be possible/probable to make an on screen keyboard that uses the controller and that gets rid of the need for a physical keyboard. The reason why I want to do this is so I can emulate it on a DS or GBA.
Re: Is it possible to mod family basic to run without a keyb
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Is it possible? yes.

Has it been done before? Not to my knowledge.

Is it probable? not really. Then again, I am attempting to solve a similar problem (just not with Family BASIC)...
Re: Is it possible to mod family basic to run without a keyb
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mugenfighter wrote:
The reason why I want to do this is so I can emulate it on a DS or GBA.

I think it would be a lot easier to just implement an on-screen keyboard on the DS' emulator itself, rather than try to hack it into the game.
Re: Is it possible to mod family basic to run without a keyb
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rainwarrior wrote:
mugenfighter wrote:
The reason why I want to do this is so I can emulate it on a DS or GBA.

I think it would be a lot easier to just implement an on-screen keyboard on the DS' emulator itself, rather than try to hack it into the game.

True, but this version could also be used on a real NES/Famicom without a keyboard, or on a keyboardless clone machine. By the way it is possible to use the keyboard with a NES, but only with a mod.