Java-Gaming.org    
Featured games (79)
games approved by the League of Dukes
Games in Showcase (477)
Games in Android Showcase (107)
games submitted by our members
Games in WIP (536)
games currently in development
News: Read the Java Gaming Resources, or peek at the official Java tutorials
 
    Home     Help   Search   Login   Register   
Pages: [1]
  ignore  |  Print  
  Any good 2D java game SDK?  (Read 4186 times)
0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.
Offline zhouhaijia

Innocent Bystander





« Posted 2007-02-05 22:23:22 »

Hi,

 I'm new to java game. My classmates and I would like to develop a 2D action game with java.
 We found some game sdk but they're for 3D games, is there and good 2D game SDK available?

Haijia
Offline keldon85

Senior Member


Medals: 1



« Reply #1 - Posted 2007-02-05 22:26:35 »

What's your programming experience? Have you tried eclipse?

Offline Eliwood

Junior Member




Stencyl


« Reply #2 - Posted 2007-02-05 22:39:50 »

He is talking about a 2D game engine. There are several of those around, but how useful they'll be depends on your experience.

Slick - http://slick.cokeandcode.com/
Requires more experience, but the features are more advanced, and there's less convenience code (good or bad depending on your situation). But this is good for games that are performance oriented and would like to take advantage of OpenGL. Open source.

GTGE - http://www.goldenstudios.or.id/products/GTGE/
Easier to use for someone starting out. More convenience classes but on the flip side, less minimalist than Slick. Not open source.

Games published by our own members! Check 'em out!
Legends of Yore - The Casual Retro Roguelike
Offline kappa
« League of Dukes »

JGO Kernel


Medals: 74
Projects: 15


★★★★★


« Reply #3 - Posted 2007-02-05 23:15:23 »

slick++

best piece of code for 2d java games.
Offline appel

JGO Wizard


Medals: 50
Projects: 4


I always win!


« Reply #4 - Posted 2007-02-06 03:54:32 »

Slick++

GTGE is also good, but if I were I I would use Slick to make a 2D game today.

Check out the 4K competition @ www.java4k.com
Check out GAMADU (my own site) @ http://gamadu.com/
Offline TheAnalogKid

JGO Coder


Projects: 2



« Reply #5 - Posted 2007-02-06 17:41:28 »

Also keep in mind that Slick is still very young and I guess you can expect much more features in the coming months/years.

Pages: [1]
  ignore  |  Print  
 
 
You cannot reply to this message, because it is very, very old.

 

Add your game by posting it in the WIP section,
or publish it in Showcase.

The first screenshot will be displayed as a thumbnail.

Riven (16 views)
2014-07-29 18:09:19

Riven (11 views)
2014-07-29 18:08:52

Dwinin (10 views)
2014-07-29 10:59:34

E.R. Fleming (28 views)
2014-07-29 03:07:13

E.R. Fleming (10 views)
2014-07-29 03:06:25

pw (40 views)
2014-07-24 01:59:36

Riven (39 views)
2014-07-23 21:16:32

Riven (27 views)
2014-07-23 21:07:15

Riven (29 views)
2014-07-23 20:56:16

ctomni231 (59 views)
2014-07-18 06:55:21
HotSpot Options
by dleskov
2014-07-08 03:59:08

Java and Game Development Tutorials
by SwordsMiner
2014-06-14 00:58:24

Java and Game Development Tutorials
by SwordsMiner
2014-06-14 00:47:22

How do I start Java Game Development?
by ra4king
2014-05-17 11:13:37

HotSpot Options
by Roquen
2014-05-15 09:59:54

HotSpot Options
by Roquen
2014-05-06 15:03:10

Escape Analysis
by Roquen
2014-04-29 22:16:43

Experimental Toys
by Roquen
2014-04-28 13:24:22
java-gaming.org is not responsible for the content posted by its members, including references to external websites, and other references that may or may not have a relation with our primarily gaming and game production oriented community. inquiries and complaints can be sent via email to the info‑account of the company managing the website of java‑gaming.org
Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.18 | SMF © 2013, Simple Machines | Managed by Enhanced Four Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!