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by jbaisden
Thu Sep 04, 2008 4:35 am
Forum: Programming, Art, Design, Sound & Music!
Topic: Experienced programmer needs gaming guidance
Replies: 10
Views: 2928

Re: Experienced programmer needs gaming guidance

I'm looking into xna and this definitely seems to be the place to start. I wanted let you all know you can find a great set of tutorials here: m If you know c#, it'll be a cinch. He explains what each step is doing quite well. The same author actually has a book out. It was released this past July, ...
by jbaisden
Tue Sep 02, 2008 5:32 pm
Forum: Programming, Art, Design, Sound & Music!
Topic: Experienced programmer needs gaming guidance
Replies: 10
Views: 2928

Re: Experienced programmer needs gaming guidance

I appreciate the replies. I figured XNA game studio might be the best starting point for me. I don't really have a goal per se...I just love playing games and really want to give something back to the genre. Now please don't get me wrong. I'm not setting out to leave my mark on humanity. It's as sim...
by jbaisden
Mon Sep 01, 2008 6:51 pm
Forum: Programming, Art, Design, Sound & Music!
Topic: Experienced programmer needs gaming guidance
Replies: 10
Views: 2928

Re: Experienced programmer needs gaming guidance

Well....to make a game isn't there a tool set or something that is typically used to get started? Just using c# for example, wouldn't there be an api that would consolidate some of the needs of a game engine or actual game? I see what you're saying and I agree with it, but I was hoping for something...
by jbaisden
Mon Sep 01, 2008 2:51 pm
Forum: Programming, Art, Design, Sound & Music!
Topic: Experienced programmer needs gaming guidance
Replies: 10
Views: 2928

Experienced programmer needs gaming guidance

I'm sure this topic is pretty exhausted so I'll be brief. I'm an experienced programmer that has knowledge of many languages, but mostly cursory knowledge of them; kind of seat of the pants learning (though I do have a formal education from college using c++). Can you recommend resources for a perso...

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