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Is there any good tutorials or examples avaible anywhere? All the articles I have read tell that using c# for game dev is an bad idea. Is that true? What about OpenGL I''ve heard of project that was making Opengl for C#.

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Where did you read that C# is a bad language for game programming? I think it''s more than decent in speed, and definitely much more easier than C++ to design games. Regarding OpenGL and DirectX, it will be easier and more effective to use the latter with C# because there''s a managed wrapper for it, while with OpenGL one must go to COM interop.

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while with OpenGL one must go to COM interop.

Since OpenGL has nothing to do with COM, COM interop wouldn''t apply here in any case.




"If there is a God, he is a malign thug."
-- Mark Twain

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COM interop wouldn''t apply here in any case


Right. Still C# interop would - and C# interop is more expensive than "Managed C++ IJW Interop".

Not sure it would make a difference, though. And someone fcould always come up with a good managed wrapper :-)

Regards

Thomas Tomiczek
THONA Consulting Ltd.
(Microsoft MVP C#/.NET)

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