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  1. Looking for some guidance.

    Ok, thank you. Yeah, I was probably being a bit selfish before, I kinda half expected for all the answers to just come to me, but I want to do this so I will be more adamant about it now. Any tutorials that you may have seen that you recommend, I've seen loads of them, but if you know one that is better than most then feel free to let me know.
  2. Looking for some guidance.

    Well it opened up, and displayed the text, but then immediately closed. But the one that I did was able to be ran without closing. I tried that second code you put there after my Hello World line, but it just made me be able to type in the window, it didn't close it, unless I pressed enter, with the "conio.h" line. Other than that I couldn't close it, even with "return 0;", this was all with "int" by the way, but as soon as I changed it to "void", with the "char c" etc and without "conio.h" (with no "_getch();" either) it was open until I pressed enter.
  3. Looking for some guidance.

    @Dragonsoulj I had actually used that way of coding it before, it didn't work and I had to look up another way to do it, I did it this way #include <iostream> #include <conio.h> using namespace std; void main(){ cout << "Hello World!" << endl; _getch(); } And that seems to work, I am using Visual Studio 2012 if that makes any difference   And 3Ddreamer, I'm sorry, but I only kinda got half of that, you were talking a bit too advanced for me, I guess I'm more noobish than I thought. But as for trying to learn, as I stated in my post I learn best with a project, do you know a good tutorial on creating a program or game that I can follow?
  4. Hey everyone.   As you can probably tell, being on this website and all, I have an interest in becoming a game developer. A while back I messed around in game maker and I loved it, I've done that on and off for probably around 4 years, but I haven't got much to show for it. Recently, I started to take this seriously, and wanted to take my interests further. So I decided to learn a new language. After looking up some stuff about lots of languages, I decided I will learn as much as I can off all of them, but the language that I want to invest my time in primarily is C++, from the looks of it and what people have said, it seems to be the most widely used in professional game development, but also one of the most difficult. Now I have made a "Hello World" program (One of the many variants I have seen, as there were multiple tutorials that explained how to do the same thing in different ways) but I wish to progress but have no idea how to go about it. Usually when I try to learn something, I set myself up with a project and do that, instead of just going over things, so I was wondering if there was a good way I can do this with C++, preferably a game to make, maybe a text based game, seems like a logical thing to do, instead of aiming for an mmo But alas, my knowledge on the matter is limited, and I never really got far enough into game maker to know how to replicate the ideas onto this new language, that is why I have come to this community, I hope you can help me with this problem I am having. So thank you, and sorry for making you read all that.   Peace.   EDIT: Also, I'm not very knowledgeable on the extension things either, like libraries and such, so if someone could explain what they do that would be nice. Thank you.
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