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Nadeem Khan
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Joined: Nov 27, 2007
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Hi all,
I just finished my scjp 5.0 and am interested in making a simple java game. What all things you need to know to start with?
Ernest Friedman-Hill
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Depends what kind of game, and where you want it to run. On a phone? On the web? Desktop app? 3D shooter? Arcade? Text adventure?

Obviously there are a lot of choices to be made!


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Nadeem Khan
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Hi Ernest,
thanks for replying. I wanna start with a simple 2D game like "space invaders" as a Desktop App. And then move onto a 3d shooter probably.
Unnsse Khan
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Joined: Nov 12, 2001
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Nad,

I would recommend going over these tutorials: Coke and Code.

Good luck to you!
Nadeem Khan
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thanks man, Coke & Code looks good to start with!
Austin Lee
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On the souceforge or other opensouce websites, you could find many java game sources code, which may be helpful.
 
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