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Hey guys I have experimented in making games in java. So far I have created A text game in JOptionPane that is kind of like Zork but with yes and no buttons (that were changed to "left" and "right"). I have also made a small game where a ball bounces around a screen but with was with heavy help from a website tutorial. Do you guys have any advice or stories about your first game programming? I really want to get into it but it seems like such a steep learning curve. Any help on where I should start or advice? Thanks guys!

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a quick search will give you lots of results. Check this question out: Game Programming in java

Two great game engines you can tinker around with seem to be:


Lightweight Java Game Library

Good luck :)

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