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What should every graphics programmer write [closed]

I've seen this question on SO, but here i want it to focus on GFX. So in your opinion what applications/features should every aspiring GFX programmer write/change to get better? Community wiki since ...
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I have to make a game in 9 days. AHHH! [closed]

If you just want to get to the question and skip the background, go to the next paragraph if not, keep reading. O.k., so, I'm 13 and I make games in my spare time. They've never really been shared ...
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Java game in a day or two [closed]

We are three people who are going to make a simple game in Java as a school project (University, first year). The game has to be object oriented. We don't have much time, 10-20 hours tops. None of us ...
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What is the easiest genre of game to make? [closed]

Before you down vote let me give some restrictions. I like RPG but they seem long and hard to make but after you make the framework the rest sort of falls into place where as platformers never get ...
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Which language is best for 2D and 3D games to be played on the desktop and on the web? [closed]

I am B.Tech. student and have done some CS courses and have some knowledge about programming languages. I know C++ (I've made some small desktop GUI programs with Qt and in Visual Studio), Java (also ...
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How to handle jumping up a slope in a runner game?

In an 2D endless runner, what should happen when the player is running "too fast" up a slope and jumps? For example, in a "normal" case: ...
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How to begin serious game development (in C++) [closed]

I would like to start developing games. I have tried before Game Maker 8, which was a very easy way to start creating games, if you were new in game development. Then, I tried Unity 3D, which was a ...
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What basic windows form games should I build as a newbie in game development? [closed]

I am a complete newbie in game development. I want to know about some basic games that I can start building with simple algorithms and basic knowledge. I have already made few basic games like ...
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Game Dev where to go [closed]

I crave to become game Dev. I have watched tried and even made my first game tutored by brackeys that is a cube dodge game. I felt very happy and successful.but what to do to develop rather than ...
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1answer
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creation of a meta-game [closed]

OK, I feel like this should be on meta, because it is a very meta question, but I thought it would be interesting to discuss here. it is relevant and it might provide a little break from coding. ...
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New to Game Development, need advice [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are some good resources for getting a beginner started in developing games? I'm a CS student, having plenty enough knowledge in programming, and general algorithms. What ...
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What are the Starting Games I need to make?[Best steps for a beginner Game Developer?] [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are good games to “earn your wings” with? Hai, I'm new to the genre "Creating Games".Previously i had done only porting.I need some suggestion's for ...
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What technologies are required for 3D game development? [closed]

I want to make a racing game like Need for speed. And I want to start from very start. Please tell me the skills, technologies that one should posses while making it. I am beginner in game ...
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Pickup another book or submerge into XNA [closed]

Completely read Head First C#. Should I read something else or get personal with XNA from here on? Got links? Edit: Hobby. Interested in 2D and 2.5D gamedev for personal fun, nothing serious. ...
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What's next to learn? [closed]

I am self-learning programming for video games. I have learned: Basics (variables, loops, branching, etc.) Object Oriented (classes, objects) Functions Dynamic Memory Allocation Operator Overloading ...

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