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hi.. i want to start in learning game development in c++.
so far this is what i have:
-familiarity in c++ language
-ms c++ 2008 express and smfl lib.
 
now im reading through tutorials and what i'm always seeing is the code. i would like to see them actually working, with graphics and all, what do i have to do or download to make them "work" (with simple graphics, just to see them)? just want to know the parts/tools needed..
Posted 2-May-12 2:43am
kimsnap633
Edited 2-May-12 3:20am
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kimsnap at 2-May-12 8:45am
   
AND oh,, what i mean in minimum playable game is just to have a very simple interface, (like moving a block left and right up and down through arrow keys..) just wanna know the basics..

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If you have the code and you have Visual C++ Express then you just need to build and run them. If you don't know how to do that then go to the C++ Express website and work through some of the tutorials.
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kimsnap at 2-May-12 9:11am
   
i have sample codes.. but i want too see them move.. I want to learn the basics of game programming..
Richard MacCutchan at 2-May-12 12:22pm
   
Then you need to get hold of some books, find online tutorials and be prepared to study hard.

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