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goingcrazy
02-04-2003, 09:56 AM
I am a big Gamer and now i want to make my own Games! How do I Start?
Can anybody Suggest some books or programs I can get started on.
By the way, I am a Beginner Programmer,
A Very Basic programmer.

Aron Deak
02-04-2003, 11:01 AM
Hello!
Could anybody tell me how to put a single pixel directly to the screen.
(putpixel procedure)

nexusone
02-04-2003, 11:19 AM
You can use glDrawPixels, but not the best way to puting images on the screen.

A little more on what you are trying to do, maybe you are thinking in 2D when there is a better way to do it.


Originally posted by Aron Deak:
Hello!
Could anybody tell me how to put a single pixel directly to the screen.
(putpixel procedure)

nexusone
02-04-2003, 11:20 AM
This site nehe.gamedev.net

Good openGL tutors from openGL basics to creating a simple game.



Originally posted by goingcrazy:
I am a big Gamer and now i want to make my own Games! How do I Start?
Can anybody Suggest some books or programs I can get started on.
By the way, I am a Beginner Programmer,
A Very Basic programmer.

chxfryer
02-04-2003, 12:06 PM
www.gametutorials.com (http://www.gametutorials.com) is great also

HalcyonBlaze
02-04-2003, 12:35 PM
If you want to program games, you will have to learn a lot more than just graphics mind you. However, if you are looking for some books go to www.gamedev.net (http://www.gamedev.net) or check out my site at:

Click Here (http://umn.edu/~kesa0007)

The site is still under construction, but if you click reading under OpenGL or DirectX, you will get the content you should. It won't match the color scheme though http://www.opengl.org/discussion_boards/ubb/biggrin.gif.

Aron Deak
02-05-2003, 10:31 AM
Thank you, but I still don't know how it works

nexusone
02-05-2003, 10:44 AM
Well you need to get a compiler, most people use C/C++.
Once you choose what language you wish to program in then we can point to you sites for tutors on openGL with that language.

In the C/C++, borland, DEV-C++, Lcc-win32 are free compilers you can download.

Before you can write a game you need to learn the basics of how to program.



Originally posted by Aron Deak:
Thank you, but I still don't know how it works

goingcrazy
02-05-2003, 02:56 PM
Thanks, GameDev.net helped!
I will pick up some books tommorow and work
on C++ Language a bit more.