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Game SDK vs. DirectX SDK?

Posted on 1998-09-06
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Is there a difference between the Windows 95/98 Game SDK and the DirectX SDK 6.0?

Anyone?

If there is a difference, where do I find the Windows '95 Game SDK?  

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The question is duplicate. You may delete it to save your points.
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Are you talking about WinG? If yes then there is a big difference. The WinG just lets you think with "normal device" contextes. With DirectX you can manipulate the hardware. In addition it is component based (e.g. it is implemented with interfaces). If you are about to write a game better use DirectX.
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No, I'm certainly NOT talking about winG.

Thanks, though....
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aborman earned 70 total points
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see
http://www.microsoft.com/directx/resources/licenfaq.htm#dxlic14

Games SDK is the original name for DirectX SDK. So they are the same thing
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This question was answered already, and it keeps coming back to haunt me.  I'll give you the points, and hope it goes away.  Thanks for your help...

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