This week's book giveaway is in the Servlets forum.
We're giving away four copies of Murach's Java Servlets and JSP and have Joel Murach on-line!
See this thread for details.
The moose likes Beginning Java and the fly likes Need some ideas for creating a java game.... Big Moose Saloon
  Search | Java FAQ | Recent Topics | Flagged Topics | Hot Topics | Zero Replies
Register / Login


Win a copy of Murach's Java Servlets and JSP this week in the Servlets forum!
JavaRanch » Java Forums » Java » Beginning Java
Bookmark "Need some ideas for creating a java game.... " Watch "Need some ideas for creating a java game.... " New topic
Author

Need some ideas for creating a java game....

C Ho
Greenhorn

Joined: Dec 15, 2002
Posts: 16
Im gonna create a little Java game, but Im out of ideas.. Everything I want to do is too complex for the level of knowledge I'm at, so I have to settle down with something very simple and basic.. Pong, Tetris, Arkanoid seem simple, but Im not sure how to start.. I want to make a game similar to those, but I will absolutely modify and change it into my own idea, based on their creation.. However, I am having trouble getting a start, dont know what to do, where to start, can anyone help me?
found two nice, and simple-looking games that I want to recreate..
http://www.arcadepod.com/games/play.php?id=pong3d
and
http://www.arcadepod.com/games/gotogame.php?id=3722
Problem is, where do I start? Heck I cant even get a line of squares to keep adding squares whenever it touches an object..
Francis Siu
Ranch Hand

Joined: Jan 04, 2003
Posts: 867
hi C Ho
Assume you choose a title
When you start to design the game,you should consider which format you want,application or applet?
And the tool is used to play such as keyBoard,mouse ...etc
If you know how to draw a UML,draw it first may be better.Because it give you a general idea how to identify object and related attributes.
Hope this help


Francis Siu
SCJP, MCDBA
 
With a little knowledge, a cast iron skillet is non-stick and lasts a lifetime.
 
subject: Need some ideas for creating a java game....
 
Similar Threads
Friday Game
phone as bluetooth - server / client
Monster Truck Game
Parking Perfection 3 is out!
Java Mobile Game