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Samith

at a loss...tetris...

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Samith    2460
i dont know where to start with this 2d stuff Do i just render with an orthographic view? and have everything on the same z plane? and how am i going to tell if 3 of the same boxes are touching? and, cant i just skip this stupid tetris game and make a low level RPG, or is that bad for my education? thats so much easier i think...

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Do00d    122
what big sassy said
u doign this in gl or dx?
either way look up nehe''s or nexe''s site
they had a tutorial dunno bout nexe bout 2d stuff

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CaptainJester    523
Or you could develope with DirectX 7, which still has DirectDraw support. DirectDraw is easier for 2D stuff if you are just starting out. Also, if you are using a data structure to hold the field of blocks, just use the data structure for collision detection.

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