Jump to content
  • Advertisement

Archived

This topic is now archived and is closed to further replies.

Jiia

OpenGL OpenGL or DirectX

This topic is 5805 days old which is more than the 365 day threshold we allow for new replies. Please post a new topic.

If you intended to correct an error in the post then please contact us.

Recommended Posts

Or should I ask this question in those individual forums? I'm sure someone has asked this many times, but I can't find any threads about it. DirectX is becoming very limited with 2D graphics (hell, I guess it always was limited). I write everything in C/C++, and know pretty much nothing of ASM, so I must write my own functions to do cool effects like alpha blending and such. Even though my drawing code is pretty fast, I get low frame rates above anything other than 320x240. I can run my games in 800x600, but only modifying 320x240 pixels in the center, and my framerate goes from 150 fps to less than 11 (I have a Devil Monster II (64mb)). Anyway, is OpenGL a solution to 2D in Windows? I've always viewed it as a 3D library, but I've seen many people talking about writing 2D games with it. Thanks for any response, Jiia [edited by - Jiia on August 29, 2002 12:58:28 AM]

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Advertisement
This will answer all your questions.

quote:
From the Lounge FAQ,
There are usually topics that need to be crushed due to peoples desire to personally flame others for their beliefs or opinions. The threads that I will always be on the lookout for include the following:
*3D APIs comparison threads

quote:
From the OpenGL FAQ,
Flame wars about which API is better "OpenGL vs. DirectX" could probably go here, but I have seen sooooo many posts about it, I will most likely go crazy if I saw another one... Plus, the answer is obvious, OpenGL all the way (j/k I mean, I use DirectX, even D3D, quite a bit).


That ^^^ is why this is being closed. Keep at it, though.

Later,
ZE.




//email me.//zealouselixir software.//msdn.//n00biez.//
miscellaneous links

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

This topic is 5805 days old which is more than the 365 day threshold we allow for new replies. Please post a new topic.

If you intended to correct an error in the post then please contact us.

Guest
This topic is now closed to further replies.

  • Advertisement
×

Important Information

By using GameDev.net, you agree to our community Guidelines, Terms of Use, and Privacy Policy.

We are the game development community.

Whether you are an indie, hobbyist, AAA developer, or just trying to learn, GameDev.net is the place for you to learn, share, and connect with the games industry. Learn more About Us or sign up!

Sign me up!