Thread: Coding languages for video games?

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    Quote Originally Posted by g4j31a5 View Post
    IMHO, a little bit of assembly is needed. At least for performance optimization. Also a scripting language like Lua would come in handy sometimes.
    *shrug* I like assembly, but if you're trying to write cross-platform code you'd best stay away from it. And if you're using any one of the interpreted environments (Java/ .net) you can't. But it's up to what you want.
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    Lua is a good second language to learn if you're into video games, since it's very popular as a scripting language for games (e.g. Blizzard games use it).
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