This may be kind of a dumb question. I have little experience in programming and no experience in game programming. I've only done simple "if, then" programming and simple circuit board chip programming. I do have experience with graphics software similar to 3DS Max. I was wondering what makes programming a game so difficult. All I want to create is a game world the size of a room with earth like physics such as gravity. More of a physics simulator than a true game. Would that be very difficult?
From what I've read it sounds like it would be difficult but I don't know why. I know the physics and have the graphics and rendering experience. Why is it supposed to be so difficult? Is C++ just really hard to learn or am I missing something. I'm curious because I'm considering learning C++ but don't know if it's worth it.