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#4952297 Game Engine's For Beginners

Posted by on 24 June 2012 - 06:31 AM

Ok so lately i've seen alot of
  • What game engine do I chose?
  • Beginner Game Engine?
  • Starting game engine?
  • Beginner to game programming (need help)
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Threads on the forums and was replying to most helping them out but it felt like I was spamming, so for anyone that needs help deciding on a game engine. Go to http://niverse.wordpress.com/ and look at the top article there. http://niverse.wordpress.com/2012/06/18/5-best-ways-to-start-in-game-development/ if i've posted heaps by the time you read this.

It contains the info you need to decide on which game engine you need to start with.

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  • Coding (None-Low-High)
  • Beginner Friendly?
  • Community
  • Tutorials Amount
Soon i'm going to post an article more in-depth on each of the game engine's.

#4950975 Help! Being a game programmer

Posted by on 20 June 2012 - 08:44 AM

C++ is a dieing language. Even Unreal is abandoning it. C# is the newer one.

I have wrote an article on starting game development, it explains each game engine and has links to each ones tutorials, the Top 5 starter game engines so if your interested
go to http://niverse.wordpress.com/2012/06/18/5-best-ways-to-start-in-game-development/

Lastly is you love C++ and have to stay with it http://www.dreamincode.net/forums/topic/42855-creating-a-game-in-c/

PS. C++ stands for C and ++ in programming means +1 so C++ = C+1 aka C version 2 lol

#4950968 New to programming (duh) had some questions...

Posted by on 20 June 2012 - 08:37 AM


A article I wrote, was going to explain but thought I should just like to it instead, has all the starter game engines, and tutorials for each. enjoy making games and good luck

#4949506 UDK or Unity? The best game engine for beginners?

Posted by on 15 June 2012 - 05:48 AM

I think Unity is best as there are massive amounts of tutorials ranging from Tornado Twins which is complete beginner no programming history, to Design 3 Scripting tutorials. UDK has little to no tutorials for beginners and it a dieing C++ language. C# and Java and UnityScript are way more user friendly, also drag-and-drop in Unity works very well and is easy to learn.