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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    Quexlaw -

    Replied to the thread How to build and run the code.

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    Downloading the zip on the page exactly what I did to make it work, however since Tortoise SVN was recommended I thought I'd check it out.
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    georgerbr -

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    Glad to know you got it working. As for TortoiseSVN, I'm afraid I can't help since I have never used it. But why not use GitHub's own client (I use it myself), or simply click the big green 'Clone or download' button in the repo page and choose 'Download…
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    Quexlaw -

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    Thank you very much, I stumbled upon that post by myself late at night and managed to make it run; one other problem was that the readme says to unzip the 3rdParty in the root directory of the project. This is false, as it is supposed to be unzipped…
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    georgerbr -

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    In case you're using VS2013 or VS2015, please see this post for instructions.
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    Quexlaw -

    Posted a new thread: How to build and run the code

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    Good evening, I'm relatively new to all this building business and my experience has mostly been in Eclipse and Java; I have never had big projects so I'm not used to how things are done yet. The read me on github doesn't seem to be all that helpful…
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    tweakman -

    Posted a new thread: What kind of computers do you play games or make games on...

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    I have a custom Digital Storm Velox Gaming Rig Processor: Intel Core i7 6700K 4.0GHz (Codename Skylake) (Unlocked CPU) (Quad Core) Motherboard: GIGABYTE Z170MX-Gaming 5 (Intel Z170 Chipset) (MATZ) (Up to 3x PCI-E Devices) System Memory: 16GB DDR4…
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    tweakman -

    Replied to the thread The Graphics Gems - All Five of Them.

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    I have all of the Game Programming Gems books. Also have most of the other 3D programming books mentioned as well as Tricks of the Windows Game Programming Gurus, and Tricks 3D .....Gurus. All good resources. I need to get the Graphics Gems though and I…
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    tweakman -

    Replied to the thread Favorite 3D Programming Books?.

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    What about Real-Time 3D Rendering with DirectX and HLSL: A Practical Guide To Graphics Programming? Anyone read this one?
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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 -…