video game creation

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#1 Posted by uchinaxxx (1 posts) -

ok boys and gurls...am a novice in game creation...school me

#2 Edited by Stesilaus (3317 posts) -

Well, first you need to pick the platform you want to create games for.

If you're interested in creating fully-fledged games for Windows and you're already familiar with C++, then downloading and installing the DirectX SDK and working through the samples is probably the first step.

If you'd prefer to start with something smaller, Flash games might be a good start. Or you could start with a mobile platform like iOS or Android. Either way, it may be a good idea to look for a ready-made "game engine" or framework that takes care of all the ugly setup details and allows you to focus on the game itself.

#3 Edited by Tqricardinho (341 posts) -

Oh I think you'll need more than a couple of "forum advices" to make it on the videogame market...