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Offline PurpleT

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« Posted 2006-01-12 12:32:55 »

So, just after finishing college I landed the dream job as a game developer  Grin

I have some experience with J2SE/J2EE, but I haven't programmed games before. My question is - where should I start looking , and what do I need to learn? In what ways does game programming differ from "normal" programming?

Tnx in advance  Wink
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« Reply #1 - Posted 2006-01-12 12:39:17 »

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Offline hvor2

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« Reply #2 - Posted 2006-01-12 12:55:34 »

If you want to do nice graphics, possibly 3d, you should try to learn openGL. Use jogl or LWJGL libraries to access openGL from java. These are excellent tutorials on open3g:
http://nehe.gamedev.net/

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