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Postby xen4179 » Wed Feb 18, 2015 8:04 am

Hi. I enjoy Necrodancing!
Now, I am interested in making a game like this.
I am working as a programmer.
so I can make code but I don't know how to make game program and what program language is suitable for game creation(Like Necrodancing!)

If not mind would you give me advice a little?

Sorry my terrible english :awesome
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Re: I Would appreciate if you could tell me...

Postby NecroHeather » Fri Feb 20, 2015 8:59 pm

Hi xen4179,

Welcome! The most common language games are programmed in is C++. I don't know what language we are using on NecroDancer (I am not an engineer), but C++ is the industry standard
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Re: I Would appreciate if you could tell me...

Postby DeamonHunter » Fri Feb 20, 2015 11:00 pm

Necrodancer is coded using http://www.monkey-x.com/ however if you are looking to making games for the first time you can search for tutorials on specific languages (like c++ or Monkey or Unity whatever). As someone who is just doing coding as a hobby atm (Gonna change very soon) I found that http://unity3d.com/ was fairly easy to use and has a bunch of tutorials actually supplied by unity itself.
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Re: I Would appreciate if you could tell me...

Postby Connorses » Sun May 31, 2015 12:49 pm

I am a hobby game developer as well and I would like to recommend http://www.love2D.org/ because I feel like it is well-suited to beginners and skilled programmers alike. löve2D is a very user-friendly library which lets you program in Lua (I love this language, pun intended) and compiles your code to C++, so it's still cross-platform! It bears the distinction of having instant gratification and easy set-up, yet also providing excellent tools for making well-optimized 2D games from scratch. It might also be a good way to learn object-oriented programming.

If you know what you're doing it is also capable of incorporating C++ libraries for added functionality.
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Re: I Would appreciate if you could tell me...

Postby ividyon » Sun May 31, 2015 4:00 pm

I've been dabbling in LÖVE2D recently, it's a pretty fun exercise for novice developers!
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