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What kind of games can be accomplished in Delphi, i do not know C++ and would be interested in writing RTS games, can this be done in Delphi, and where could i go for resources? i am using Delphi 7.
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yep you can develop anything in delphi, I am working on a statergy game engine @ the moment which is fully editable with just notpad an paint  :)

i would suggest getting hold of the DELPHIX component suite if you want to do anything with delphi, although there are others.  

http://turbo.gamedev.net/delphix.asp

delphiX is for versions 3-5, however you can make it work on delphi 7 using this tutorial
http://www.pcworld.co.nz/pcworld/pcw.nsf/f2abee2df7582f36cc2569a4007e4ab9/59b1261c5f8c788acc256cbb007171d0!OpenDocument

though im not sure its too legal, but on the otherside of it the guy who built delphiX seems to not exist online anymore
http://www.pcworld.co.nz/pcworld/pcw.nsf/0/B59C0CBB7F63072ACC256CB30070BE82?OpenDocument

An excellent website to get going is "ye olde delphi game developer" :)
http://www.delphigamedev.com/

for a sample of what you can do with delphi visit my site www.davidbirch2.com (excuse the poor graphics and HCI on some games)

David
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Thanks.. I have a question, Does your Submarine game use the delphiX component?
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yep, one delphiX DXDraw component over the whole form, and a DelphiX imagelist to hold the images and also a DXtimer to control the refreshing of the page. just dont forget to link th imagelist to the DXdraw component, i have wasted hour looking for errors in the code, when i had forgot to set the property of the image list !

There are some good examples of how to use the components in the delphiX download.  

many thanks for the points

David
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