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I want to learn how to use direct play.  Where is there information about it?  I would like to see a sample.  I have never used it before.  Please send information about direct play.  Samples would be best.  Don't point me to the codeguru.com sample tanks game.  Iwant a simple example that simply demonstrates how to send data over the connection.  Just something simple.  Please.  Thank you.
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Here is some info on DirectPlay.... Demos and stuff... First try going to the download sectiona and then search ther rest...

http://www.wireplay.com.au/games/directplay.shtml

Here is another sample how to use DirectPlay...

http://members.xoom.com/vba51/dplay_us.htm

Also this one

http://www.ziron.com/links/directx.htm

which has lots of stuff about DirectX other than Directplay...

If I find something else I'll let you know..

-Viktor
--Ivanov
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The first link has nothing useful at all about direct play.

The second one has an example but it is in pascal or basic or something like that which is not what I want.

The third proved to be at least somewhat useful, but there were a lot of dead links.

Do you have others?
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Ok, here is what I found... Hope this helps...

The opne below is a whole link so you should copy and paste everything,,, It has got lots of info on DirectX including DirectPlay and the like with tips&tricks and stuff like that,,,

http://commonwealth.riddler.com/Commonwealth/bin/statdeliver?285340&http://www.perplexed.com/GPMega/directx/index.htm

Also check this one out.. There might be links that would help you get to resources and stuff...

http://microsoft.com/directx/pavilion/dplay/whitepaper.htm

Check this one out also....

http://www.public.iastate.edu/~jtilton/gamepage.html

Here is another one that actually contains code and you just follow the links to get the functions you need....

http://www.\microsoft.com/java/sdk/20/packages/directX/DirectPlay2.htm

Also try looking around this one...

http://www.gamesdomain.com/directd/index.html

That's all I found for now... Let me know if you need more...

-Viktor
--Ivanov
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Here is something interesting I found...

THis one has code also ...

http://www.\microsoft.com/java/sdk/151/x/exten081.htm

here is another one....

http://www.ctimes.net/solutions/directx.htm

Hope this helps...

-Viktor
--Ivanov
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