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First post in many many years... and things have changed.

He has my good looks, my dislike of mornings and a better English accent... him being English and me French - it's tense during the 6 nations.

And he is my son, 14 of age... but probably already more mature than I ever was.

He has been learning Python at school for a year or so - that and pseudo-code.

He now wants to have a go at programming games. And he'd like a book for Christmas. I am a C++ programmer but I have not touched game programming since the days of Oric 1, Zx spectrum and Atari 800 when I programmed in Basic (ahem if this comes out, I know it's you!) and (some) assembler.

What should I advise him to read and learn?
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