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So, I had an epiphany moment...

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AtomicWedgie

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So, 2 years ago I was 29 and came to a realization. Although I was working as a software developer and programming buisness software - I realized that I kind of lost sight of what got me interested in programming in the first place. Yeah, you got it - games.

Call it an epiphany.

So, I picked up some books on Managed DirectX development (thank you Tom Miller), discovered this site, and started coding, and refactoring, and coding...

Almost two years later I have something presentable. It's a multiplayer mech FPS shooter based upon a framework/engine that I designed. I wrote it using C#, .Net 2.0, and Managed DirectX 1.1.

Am I done? Heck no. There's so much that I still want to do! But for now here are some screenshots...

















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Very inspiring tale, and a very mean-looking mech game. Looking forward to hearing more about your progress, and the eventual finished product. [smile]

Welcome aboard!

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Awesome, what a great step to take! Being able to do that in your own time after spending all day programming business apps. That's great.

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Welcome over to the dark-side ( or is it the light-side?). The game looks awesome, especially considering the time/learning curve... Keep at the awesome work man!!!

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