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Why do we use scripts in development?

In my current project, Lua scripts are called by the C++ functions on the server side. After that, the scripts again call the C++ functions still in that solution. Why should we do such things and not ...
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What are the most commonly used programming languages? [closed]

When I took my Java courses a year ago, I was told that Java is used mostly in the overseas gaming companies while C++ is used here in the US. What languages should I focus on learning in-depth?
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What programming language was Super Mario Bros. written in? [closed]

Super Mario Bros. is definitely the most famous videogame created yet, selling a scorching 40.23 million copies. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_best-selling_video_games What programming ...
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How to get PS3/Xbox 360 experience without having access to Dev kits?

I am a budding game programmer trying to get into the industry programming for PS3, Xbox 360. The main problem I see is the need to demonstrate my skills to a potential employer, but without access ...
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When should I decide what language and platforms I will use for a project?

During your development process, when is the recommended phase to decide what platform to aim for, and what language to use? I figured that it would be better to choose at the beginning what would be ...
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In tools development, what languages and technologies are currently in use?

I am an aspiring tools developer currently in university. Normally I use both C++ and C# to and from but as my time at university is coming to an end, what language and technologies are worth focusing ...
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What popular/famous games are written in C? [closed]

It is very similar to this question: Famous games written in Java Does anyone know of any popular or famous games only written in C?