Last modified on 20 April 2015, at 03:32

4ktro

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compound of 4k and intro. See k (kilobyte).

NounEdit

4ktro (plural 4ktros)

  1. (demoscene) An intro that can be stored in four kilobytes of memory (intended to challenge the programmer, who must write compact and efficient code to achieve this).
    • 1997, "h75h70", ZShell anyone? (on newsgroup rec.games.programmer)
      I thought about writing a 4ktro for the TI-83 once, but really the only effects you could do would be rotozoomers, wire vectors, and scrollers.