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I am using Xcode and I am new to Objective-C and Cocoa programming. I want to create a very simple sprite game in Xcode, but I do not know what code I should type or where/how to get started.

It's a simple game where you play as a ball (I was thinking of using an NSButton with a picture) and you jump around until you touch a flag to complete the level. I also want to add a system of sprite detection so that you can kill enemies if you jump on their heads.

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Questions about "How to make an entire Game" are considered off-topic here. Either look for resources/tutorials on the web or get a book about game programming in Objective-C. Feel free to ask more specific questions once you got the basics covered. –  bummzack Dec 8 '11 at 15:31
    
I cannot find any good books and I couldn't find any useful information online... Thanks anyways :D –  CocoaCoder Dec 8 '11 at 17:31
    
That's probably because most games written for the mac would use OpenGL, not Cocoa. –  Tetrad Dec 8 '11 at 17:46
    
In your other question, several people pointed out cocos2d which can be used to create games for Mac OS X. There are tons of tutorials/resources for cocos2d and while most of them are about iOS, there are also some for Mac OS to be found (basics are the same for both platforms anyway). –  bummzack Dec 8 '11 at 22:52
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There is a game engine called Cocos2d. Check that out. It's pretty easy to use.

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Ok, I will thanks dude! :D –  CocoaCoder Dec 8 '11 at 17:31
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