Game Coding Complete Community

This community site is a companion to Game Coding Complete, written by Mike "MrMike" McShaffry and David "Rez" Graham. Programmers of all levels are invited to participate.

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    rezination -

    Replied to the thread Hello!.

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    Great! I'm glad to hear it! Yeah, I generally recommend that people start higher-level. The problem is that you'll spend most of your time just getting the basic graphics system working before you get to any of the gameplay. I usually push people to…
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    Myrddyn -

    Replied to the thread Hello!.

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    I just wanted to stop in and say some of your advice already helped out! I'm taking one of the things you said and doing a game start to finish with all the parts (like menus, saves, SFX, etc...). It's still a rather simple game - I'm cloning breakout -…
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    narshe -

    Replied to the thread 3rd party libs for VS2013?.

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    Quote from rezination: “Meh, I didn't bother. Visual Studio 2010 is pretty much dead and people really should move over to 2015. The free version isn't stripped down like the free version of 2010.” VS 2015 community is awesome!
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    rezination -

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    Quote from narshe: “ You can just add a tag of "VS 2010" or whatever to master at the current commit and just make the changes. If you ever need to make changes, you can branch at that time from the tagged commit.” Meh, I didn't bother. Visual…
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    rezination -

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    This has been merged in to the master branch. The third party libs zip file will need to live somewhere off of github, so we're going to figure out where to put it (possibly directly on this site). I tested it in Win32 Debug. x64 doesn't work, but it…
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    narshe -

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    Quote from rezination: “but my thought is that we should make a public VS 2010 branch for people who want it. This will essentially be an archive branch that likely won't be updated. The Master branch will be updated to work with Visual Studio 2015…
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    georgerbr -

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    Quote from rezination: “No, I haven't. To be perfectly honest, I totally forgot you had done this. :( Can you create a pull request for the VS 2015 version of your code? I'll take a look at the diffs. I need to chat with Mike first, but my thought is…
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    rezination -

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    No, I haven't. To be perfectly honest, I totally forgot you had done this. :( Can you create a pull request for the VS 2015 version of your code? I'll take a look at the diffs. I need to chat with Mike first, but my thought is that we should make a…
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    georgerbr -

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    Quote from narshe: “It would be useful to me! I had to install VS 2010 just to build, and then I debug with with 2015 after that.” You can use download and use it already. In my previous post, you'll find links to - my GitHub repository where I uploaded…
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    narshe -

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    It would be useful to me! I had to install VS 2010 just to build, and then I debug with with 2015 after that.