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Where is the best place to get started in game programming?

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Hello, I need to find some stuff to get started in game programming in C++, I already went to a place called cond3d.gamedev and it was very....er.different I didn''t quite get it, so is there a site that can help me? Thanks.

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There was one tutorial that helped me. Most of the other tutorials assume too much.
It is in German though. You looked at the SDL stuff?
I personally think using SDL is a good way to get started.

Breaktris Tutorial
If that looks too difficult too ... well I don't think it gets a lot more basic than that.

I wrote it based on the German tutorial.
It does not show how to create a solid engine.
But I tried to write it for beginners.

Then start following threads here. Search the forums here and in Google if something new comes up.
The docs at Cpluplus.com are a vrey good resource too.

And don't forget that there is a "For Beginners" forum.

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If nothing works the way it should ... maybe you need a break!?
Get cracking and double-check the switch statements!!
Tolop|Andyart.de

[edited by - Clueless on June 10, 2004 4:31:17 AM]

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oooo, that SDl stuff was so confusing I got all kinds of errors telling me something SDL file doesn''t excist, countless syntax errors.....ugh. If I can get someone to clearify that then I''ll give it a go, but as far as i''m concered....just ugh.

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I tried to show everything that is important there:
Breaktris 001 - General

If you have more specific problems/question then people here will probably be able to help.

Btw the tutorial is not complete and I don't think I'll complete it.

EDIT:
If you decide to use Dev-C++ ... there is a DevPak.
It makes installing SDL a lot easier.

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If nothing works the way it should ... maybe you need a break!?
Get cracking and double-check the switch statements!!
Tolop|Andyart.de

[edited by - Clueless on June 10, 2004 4:41:34 AM]

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quote:
Original post by DMS2k4
oooo, that SDl stuff was so confusing I got all kinds of errors telling me something SDL file doesn''t excist, countless syntax errors.....ugh. If I can get someone to clearify that then I''ll give it a go, but as far as i''m concered....just ugh.


Did you link the files? you have to go to project setiings link and type in: sdl.lib sdlmain.lib before the other words.

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