Sprites In Console

This is a discussion on Sprites In Console within the A Brief History of Cprogramming.com forums, part of the Community Boards category; I'm starting out with making games for the console first. Here's a few q's about using sprites and all. 1) ...

  1. #1
    Registered User
    Join Date
    Apr 2002
    Posts
    48

    Sprites In Console

    I'm starting out with making games for the console first. Here's a few q's about using sprites and all.

    1) What's a good format to use for sprites in console for programming?
    2) What's the fastest and easiest way to load it into the console?
    3) Tutorials on making it move?
    4) Transparency?
    5) Any kind of tutorial that explains all this stuff on making games in console?
    Hey, you gotta start somewhere

  2. #2
    Registered User xds4lx's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2001
    Posts
    630
    hmm,

    1) you cant use any graphics on a console window, you have to set the video mode if you are using DOS.(Although your program will run from a DOS window)
    2) graphics arent loaded to your window, you load them then display them.
    3) if your character has coords increase the x, val for left or decrese for right movement and same for jump but you will need to work w/ some physics to simulate gravity.
    4) Is slow without hardware support
    5) If you are trying to make DOS games look here in the tutorials section for examples on setting the video mode under DOS
    "only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and im not sure about the former." - albert einstein

  3. #3
    Unregistered
    Guest
    I know how you can do this, the commands etc. and I'm really willing to help you. Unfortunately there is such policy on this board that if I say, all my messages may be deleted.

  4. #4
    Registered User
    Join Date
    Apr 2002
    Posts
    48
    um... ok...
    how do you 'set the video mode in dos' or watever you said? there's no tutorials here but thx anyway. I'll rephrase the subject. "Sprites in DOS". Sound better now? Thx anyways though...
    Hey, you gotta start somewhere

  5. #5
    Unregistered
    Guest
    There are no video modes in console

Popular pages Recent additions subscribe to a feed

Similar Threads

  1. Console, Terminal and Terminal Emulator
    By lehe in forum C Programming
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 02-15-2009, 09:59 PM
  2. Full Screen Console
    By St0rmTroop3er in forum C++ Programming
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 09-26-2005, 10:59 PM
  3. Problems with a simple console game
    By DZeek in forum C++ Programming
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 03-06-2005, 02:02 PM
  4. Console Functions Help
    By Artist_of_dream in forum C++ Programming
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 12-04-2004, 03:44 AM
  5. Just one Question?
    By Irish-Slasher in forum C++ Programming
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 02-12-2002, 10:19 AM

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21