Want to learn Game Programming

Posted on 2000-03-24
Last Modified: 2013-12-04
I want to learn Game Programming cause i'm a fanatic of such applications. I do have a good knowlodgement of programming techiques, but little experience in the game field (know C, Visual Basic, Pascal, ASP, etc) I heard that Visual C++ and Directx is the best option for this. Does anyone have URLs, tutorials or advices for me? I'll be grateful.
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There's some sample game code at .

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Due to the complexity of writing a contempary PC game, you may like to consider learning more about Games programming via the Nintendo Gameboy.

Their is a huge variety of free and shareware tools available on the Internet for programming the Gameboy, either in C, BASIC, or Z80 assembly language.

There is a huge variety of FAQs, example code, tools and tutorials you can also download which will provide enough information for you to write a game of comercial quality.

You can either play your game on one of the many Gameboy emulators, or download it to a cartridge and play it on a real gameboy.

The hardware for downloading to a cartridge can either be purchased (about $100), or you can build your own.

If any of this appeals to you then there are some very good Gameboy programming sites on the internet, a great starting place would be:

also there is a friendly Gameboy development IRC channel on EFNET called #gbdev

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Hi folks...
you can also try
there is link there to lots of game programming sites.
(this company developed the DXball game.. hope you know it)
Regards and good luck in your quest..

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Check at the DirectX 7.0 SDK from Microsoft
There is all references, many turorials, and samples with Visual C++ and Visual Basic.

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Well, It's enough. Thanks for all your help. I wish were some way to share the points, but there are not, isn't?. All of you were a lot helpful.

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Can try this site

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Thank you very much. Quite a site there!!!

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