--------------------Configuration: dark blade - Win32 Debug--------------------
LIBCD.lib(wincrt0.obj) : error LNK2001: unresolved external symbol _WinMain@16
Debug/dark blade.exe : fatal error LNK1120: 1 unresolved externals
Error executing link.exe.

dark blade.exe - 2 error(s), 0 warning(s)

that is what I get when building my project
the files are below

That's a classic error. It means you created a Win32 application project but wrote code for a console mode application. The former requires WinMain instead of main as the entery point.

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