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    help me out plzz!!

    hii i hav my final project to build a game in C++..its on my choice if i use console programming or windows programming and in windows using directX or open GL and other also...plzz help me that which better for me as i m a bigginner so which one should i go for is directX is easy to learn???or i go for console mode..and plzz also tell me that which mode hav good graphics efects..

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    What kind of game? When is it due? Forget about "good graphic effects" if you are a beginner and just get the assignment started. You can find some OpenGL tutorials at http://nehe.gamedev.net.

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    If you are a beginner write it for console. Graphics makes it alot tougher and you can still make something like an RPG and have it be complex in console.

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    Quote Originally Posted by medievalelks View Post
    What kind of game? When is it due?[/URL].
    My questions as well. Who has assigned this project while giving you so little direction? Even making asteroids in DirectX will be very difficult for a beginning programmer.

    And by console do you mean XBox, Wii, etc. or the windows command prompt box?

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    If you want to use opengl or directx, I would recommend using GLUT (opengl utility toolkit) or DXUT (directx utility toolkit) which make the programming much much easier, it basically just deals with the complicated device code and stuff. GLUT is free off the internet and DXUT comes with the DirectX SDK, and the sample code that you will find will look a lot simpler than code from NeHe or most DirectX tutorials

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    my teacher has given me this assignment and deadline is very far from now about after 2-3 months but i dont know nuthin abt game programming wht abt snake ladder or draught is that easy to implement on console because some graphics will also used in it??do you hav any idea that where should i start??or as i hav enough time so can i learn directX or other stuff in this time or just put my attention on consloe mode...

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    I don't know what "snake ladder" or "draught" are. Your teacher should give you some guidance on the scope of the project. Does she want Pong or Quake Arena?

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    my teacher has given me this assignment and deadline is very far from now about after 2-3 months but i dont know nuthin abt game programming wht abt snake ladder or draught is that easy to implement on console because some graphics will also used in it??do you hav any idea that where should i start??or as i hav enough time so can i learn directX or other stuff in this time or just put my attention on consloe mode...
    First of all I have a hard time believing you are in college and yet do not seem to know what a sentence is. Second if you are supposed to make a game you should know C++ by now. You aren't going to just get told to make a game and then left out in the cold.

    And you cannot learn DirectX in 2 or 3 months without the aid of some type of book. Internet tutorials just will not get you that far in that short of a time span.

    Ask your teacher what you should do. Your post sounds very suspicious since half of it doesn't make sense. And when you are on the forums you aren't texting so using words like abt for about just makes you look less intelligent and probably means most people will ignore your post.

    My advice is to first learn how to write a complete sentence, read the forum rules about homework, read the faq about how to ask good questions, and then start designing your game on paper. After you get the design down then you can pick your API of choice or you can just use console which will be the quickest route to success IMO.

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    well i think that its not necessary that how you are good at english or know that how to right a sentence and yes you are right that i am a college student but my problem is not that how to write a sentence but my problem is kinda different i am not here to learn paragraph writing i just want to learn programming basics as i am at the beginning level so please help me on my problem.I just want to take advice from u ppl not asking to teach me the whole course of game programming my teachers are available for this..

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    Instead of snakes and ladders or draughts why not simplify it further and do something more straightforward like noughts and crosses/tic-tac-toe?

    It would be a lot simpler to implement and tick the right boxes.

    As for being good at English....coding is built on correct syntax. If you don't put the effort into writing intelligible questions you won't get the help you think you deserve. The guidance is very clear on how to ask for help.

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    well i think that its not necessary that how you are good at english or know that how to right a sentence and yes you are right that i am a college student but my problem is not that how to write a sentence but my problem is kinda different i am not here to learn paragraph writing i just want to learn programming basics as i am at the beginning level so please help me on my problem.I just want to take advice from u ppl not asking to teach me the whole course of game programming my teachers are available for this..
    Since there isn't one sentence in that whole post I would say your problem is that you don't know how to write a sentence. Why do you post such drivel and run-on's? Either make your post more clear or no one will help you.

    k thx bye.

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    I almost wonder if this is a troll, but I'll bite.
    well i think that its not necessary that how you are good at english or know that how to right a sentence
    I've had to read that 5 times, and I'm still not sure if I get it. I didn't bother trying to read the rest, and that should be reason enough to write better. It really is imperative that you catch up on your English language skills if you hope to get a job in the U.S. You don't have to be a poet or a grammar master, just be able to express your thoughts and ideas clearly, concisely, and legibly.

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