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My number two son is looking to replace his old(ish) Alienware laptop with a new gaming desktop. He is leaning toward another Alienware (although desktop this time rather than notebook). Does anyone have any recommendations that aren't in the super-ultimate-deluxe-megabucks category? His reason for going to a desktop system is …
by Reverend Jim 1,084 in Hardware and Software ()
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Hello! I always wanted programming my own games, but i dont know where to start. At school im coding in C, and i read a lot that some people suggest C++, but i dont know. Your ideas? I would like to make a 2d game , which will be also …
by Apolonian in Game Development ()
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Well, right now i'm following a tutorial on game making for c++, but is this really the best programming language for video games? Also i'd like to know if can recommend me a book ( i've seen some book on amazon but i don't really know wich one to choose …
by pato wlmc in Game Development ()
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I'm very new to the Raycasting algorithim, and was reading a webpage on how it works with CPP code to accompany. I followed what the page described and converted it into Python/Pygame and then ran it, but my result was very different. I have a feeling it has something to …
by sam.tubb.75 in Game Development ()
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hello, this is the part of the code I'm having a problem with ... I have only 2 units in the board of my chess game, intiger i is a 2D array (which is the board), there are unit 1 and unit 2 on it, unit 2 is placed in …
by waseem1345 in Programming ()
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This is my code. I am learning this through the microsoft C# for absolute beginners book. I am on chapter 8 on the final soccer program and have no errors. The only problem I have is when I run it. I get $exception {Index was outside the bounds of the …
by IconiCxPimp in Game Development ()
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I am having trouble figuring out an efficient way to perform the checks for how a winner is determined in a 3D tic tac toe program (that is 3x3x3). Winners can be three spaces in any vertical, horizontal, or diagonal, including those between the 3 "boards." There are over 50 …
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I was wondering if it would be more efficient to render a single BufferedImage instead of rendering a bunch of BufferedImages in a double for loop? I have an idea of how to do it, I just don't know what methods in BufferedImage you would use to create the bigger …
by Doogledude123 45 in Software Development ()
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i have this problem about the betting system of my game. Here's the scenario: Your money: 300 Your bet: 300 JOptionPane appears: "you have insufficient money to bet" Here's the code for the main program: ... Here's the code for the class: ...
by EarhawkPH in Programming ()
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hi I am trying to build this multiplication game program, well it is the same multiplication game as before. It seems to be working fine but it is not giving me the exact output. first: - when the user enter the correct answer the first time, the game stop when …
by divinity02 6 in Programming ()
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OIO - simple bt good game play available on appstore
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I was wondering if it is possible to make [I]an online multi-player game server preferably in batch.[/I] I am hoping to make a PowerPoint game that can be multi-player with the help of batch. Also even answers that do not suit my requirements fully will help, because i am 11 …
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I am trying to get in the habit of practicing coding on daily basis. I decided to try do do tic tac toe in powershell. This took my a rediculous amount of hours to finsh. I am glad to be done. Nest projec will be something more useful like automating …
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Hello Everyone, So I've begun a new project, in an attempt to show off my progress with Javascript. I'm making a little text-based RPG. However, I would like for it to permanently save your character and their progress. Thus, I need a MySQL database. I won't lie, I've only used …
by RGStrat in Databases ()
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please tell me how to make a story video for my fps game?
by Hanif1993 3 in Game Development ()
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How to design levels at all in FPS Creator? and how to insert a desert and trees? and please how to improve AI?
by Hanif1993 3 in Game Development ()
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I saw this game at other forum. I think its interesting. Lets play ;) Post something about the person above you, I'll start.
by KevinVernon in Community Center ()
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BREAKOUT GAME IN OPENGL code is in C. Use the 's' and 'd' to move the paddle. Bounce the ball off the paddle to keep it from falling off the bottom of the screen. Break all the bricks to win. So far the program is running. but the right brick …
by binaryjc in Game Development ()
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hallo everyone its time to fun.which is your favourite game?
by davijhon -3 in Community Center ()
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So I know in a Tile Based game its more effecient to have static final instances of each tile, then populate your array with those instances. But what about Rendering? You have to pass the position that tile should be rendered into your method you use for rendering. Is there …
by Doogledude123 45 in Software Development ()
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I recently posted a code sample to rosettacode on the "8th" section there, for the '24 game'. The code is also present as well as some discussion on the 8th forum, here: ... It shows some interesting techniques that are 8th-specific, like restricting the user's access to the underlying interpreter …
by Ron_2 in Software Development ()
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... stones are not disappearing ... this part should get triggerd but it doesn't
by 111100/11000 in Software Development ()
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Hi im new to python and am trying to make a simple tank game where I want the tank gun to follow the position of the mouse cursor. Im am having some trouble in doing this. Below is my code. Whenever I run I get an error. So far I …
by ZeroEddy in Software Development ()
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Hey guys, Not sure if i should be posting this here so i'll just give it a shot. I've been planning a board game but as of this moment i'm just thinking of concepts for the movement of a player. Because it is an Alien theme where aliens invade earth …
by Tycellent in Game Development ()
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hello im sort of new to game development and i want to know how to make my own 3d models i searched online and found alot of tools to use such as blender ,maya ,3ds max ... etc , but i dont which one to learn . Im using unity …
by Moaid in Game Development ()
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I found this game on another forum and found it really very interesting lets start it here :) hope everyone will enjoy it Make a wish, and let the next poster give you some bizarre result based upon your wish. Example: I wish I had a million dollars. Reply: "You …
by abelLazm 183 in Community Center ()
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does anyone have any ideas or codes in building a game using java codes. my last assignment is building a game and I have no idea what to do or how to even start and where to start. can anyone give me any ideas on how do I go about …
by divinity02 6 in Software Development ()
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here is how it goes, I played it on tnbforum.com ask a stupid question, get a stupid answer for example, why do dinosaurs lay eggs cause they are permanent why don't you lay eggs ...and so on I'll start why is the sky blue?
by awesomelemonade in Community Center ()
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NOTE: The games GUI is not fully implemented, so changing it's image and difficulty is done manually in the Button.Click Event NOTE: Whether you download the VS2013 source file or copy and paste the code, you need to download, and extract the two image files to the project's "Bin\Debug" directory. …
by J.C. SolvoTerra 109 in Software Development ()
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Hello Everyone, I am creating the maze game in vb.net I found the way of creating the maze game is easy way. But now I want this to access the auto updates. - Fine I can do this. Now the problem is: How can I set the levels? I think …
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