How do I prevent getting an access denied loading a file in XNA, when I have the application running in the program files directory (in Windows 7)?
I'm creating an app in XNA. I'm trying to load a custom save file. I named the file with my own custom extension. It's an XML file serialized with the DataContractSerializer. I've tried several ...
How can I tell if a glut window has focus? Im using c#/tao, Ill use p/invokes if necessary. Basically I want to ignore input if it doesn't have focus.
There is a number of ways to catch mouse or keyboard under Windows. So I tried some of them, but every of them has some advantages and drawbacks. I want to ask you: Which method do use? I've tried ...
After noticing some timing descrepencies with events in my code, I boiled the problem all the way down to my Windows Message Loop. Basically, unless I'm doing something strange, I'm experiencing this ...
In our custom assertion handler, I'd like to display a message box asking to see whether or not this failure can be ignored. However, when our DirectX game is full screen, I can't get the MessageBox ...
What is wrong with the Linux/*nix family for games? What makes the development of games for this platform too slow compared to Windows or even OS X?
I'm looking for a 2D graphics engine that would allow me to release to Windows, Mac and the iPhone, much the way Unity does for 3D. Is there a good engine that does this and is specific to 2D?