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Offline andres_fiction

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« Posted 2005-03-19 12:56:07 »

hi i just want some of help i would like to learn to program games, i want to get start... how do i start??
Offline Vorax

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« Reply #1 - Posted 2005-03-19 14:23:30 »

- Download an IDE like Eclipse or NetBeans and learn how to use it (if you haven't already)
- (A) If you know how to program:
 - Spend a few weeks trying things out in Java to learn the syntax/API's (If you don't know Java)
 - Download some examples of other Java games or programs doing graphics, animations, sounds, etc.
    - For 3D games you will need one of the other libraries like Xith, jME, Java3d, JOGL, LWJGL...etc.  Depends on the example.
    - Download some model editing software and image editing
    - Spend a few weeks learning how to use the modeling software (It's art, so you may never be good at it without an aptitude for it)

- (B) If you don't know how to program (It's art, so you may never be good at it without an aptitude for it)
 - Spend anywhere from months to years (depending on your aptitude) learning how to program.  
 - Average time for someone to teach themselves to program is about a year before becoming reasonably capable, if they have a good aptitude and the time to study it.
 - Buy books, use the web for info
 - Go back to (A) above

Offline nonnus29

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« Reply #2 - Posted 2005-03-19 15:18:25 »

(It's art, so you may never be good at it without an aptitude for it)

!!! So that's why I still suck after all these years  Cheesy
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Offline Malohkan

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« Reply #3 - Posted 2005-03-20 01:32:06 »

And try my tutorial! Smiley

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Offline andres_fiction

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Java games rock!

« Reply #4 - Posted 2005-03-22 01:11:48 »

thanks for your advice
sure just attitude,then i´ll try
which books about game programing should i buy?
Offline cheesecake

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« Reply #5 - Posted 2005-03-25 09:32:55 »

Hi I started teaching myself java about a year a go. It was my first programming language I had tried to learn. At first i found it realy hard to find any tutorials on java programming. I went to libraries and I found a grand total of 1 book on java. So all I have is basic (very basic) knowlege of java programming.

Is there any books specific to games programming?
or any printer friendly tutorials on the net?
Offline mkayi

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« Reply #6 - Posted 2005-03-30 07:59:00 »

Developing Games in Java, David Brackeen
Offline andres_fiction

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Java games rock!

« Reply #7 - Posted 2005-03-30 17:49:00 »

i´ve installed the eclipse project 3.0 in my computer i dont know if eclipse allow me begin to learn to program games.

and the other thing is...somebody have some e-book of java game programing for beginners? if sombody have one please send me or the web site info
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