The Museum of HP Calculators
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(The original HP25 version, which I'm still looking for, used every programming step, every memory register and all 4 levels of the stack.)
D dealer's total
E # of aces in dealer's total counted as 11
P player's total
Q # of aces in player's total counted as 11
W # of dealer and player wins
X total passed to card generation routine
Y # of aces counted as 11 passed to card generation routine
press GTO A
program will show dealer's first card (as negative)
program will then show player's first card and then player's total
to hit, player presses R/S
to stand, player presses CHS R/S
if player busts, show dealer's & player's win totals
program will show dealer's total (as negative)
dealer must hit on 16 or less and stand on 17 or more
if dealer busts, show dealer's & players win totals
compare dealer's total to player's total (dealer wins ties)
show dealer's & players win totals
* Allow bets.
* Keep player wins as integers and use logarithms to convert totals decimals with no leading zeros.
A01 LBL A Blackjack A02 0 clear player's & dealer's win totals A03 STO W B01 LBL B next round init routine B02 ALL set display mode B03 0 B04 STO D clear dealer's total B05 STO E clear # of dealer's aces B06 STO P clear player's total B07 STO Q clear # of player's aces B08 XEQ I draw dealer's first card B09 +/- show total as negative B10 PSE B11 XEQ U draw player's first card B12 PSE show total and fall thru G01 LBL G Player's hit/stand loop G02 XEQ U draw player's next card G03 PSE show total G04 21 has player exceeded 21? G05 X<Y? G06 GTO W if so, go to dealer wins G07 Rv show total again G08 STOP wait for hit/stand choice G09 X>0? (press CHS to stand) G10 GTO G not pressing CHS means hit H01 LBL H Dealer's hit/stand loop H02 XEQ I draw dealer's next card H03 +/- show total as negative H04 PSE H05 +/- H06 21 has dealer exceeded 21? H07 X<Y? H08 GTO L if so, go to dealer loses H09 Rv get total into X again H10 17 dealer must stand on 17+ H11 X>Y? H12 GTO H otherwise, he must hit H13 Rv get total into X again H14 RCL P compare with player's total H15 X>Y? H16 GTO L if smaller, dealer loses H17 GTO W otherwise, dealer wins I01 LBL I Draw dealer's next card routine I02 RCL D pass dealer's total and # of aces I03 STO X to draw card routine I04 RCL E I05 STO Y I06 XEQ C draw a card I07 RCL Y record new total and # of aces I08 STO E from draw card routine I09 RCL X I10 STO D I11 RTN U01 LBL U Draw player's next card routine U02 RCL P pass player's total and # of aces U03 STO X to draw card routine U04 RCL Q U05 STO Y U06 XEQ C draw a card U07 RCL Y record new total and # of aces U08 STO Q from draw card routine U09 RCL X U10 STO P U11 RTN C01 LBL C Draw card routine C02 RANDOM generate a random integer C03 13 from 0 to 12 C04 * C05 IP C06 9 handle face cards (9 to 12) C07 X<Y? C08 GTO D (all face cards set to 9) C09 Rv handle non-aces C10 X != 0 C11 GTO D C12 1 handle aces C13 STO + Y increment # of aces variable C14 10 fall thru to D with ace's value in x D01 LBL D D02 1 normalize card value to 2 to 11 D03 + D04 STO + X add to total D05 RCL X if total hasn't exceeded 21 D06 22 D07 X>Y? D08 RTN then return total and # of aces D09 RCL Y otherwise, see if any aces counting as 11s D10 X=0? in total D11 RTN if not, return total and # of aces D12 10 otherwise, change an ace in total from 11 to 1 D13 STO - X D14 1 and decrement # of unchanged aces D15 STO - Y D16 RTN then return total and # of aces L01 LBL L Dealer loses L02 3 add .001 to # of player's wins L03 10^X L04 1/X L05 STO + W L06 GTO K display dealer vs player wins W01 LBL W Dealer wins W02 1 add 1 to # of dealer's wins W03 STO + W (fall thru) K01 LBL K Display dealer vs player wins K02 FIX 3 set display mode K03 RCL W dealer's wins . player's wins K03 STOP display win totals K04 GTO B play again
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