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Java for Games?

Andersen Morse

Joined: Mar 08, 2006
Posts: 7
Hello I am thinking of learning java and eventually try to create games with it. Is this a good idea?

Joe Ess

Joined: Oct 29, 2001
Posts: 9189

Welcome to the JavaRanch.
As with all things in software, the answer is "it depends". What kind of game are you writing? What platform is it targeted for? Are there better language options out there? There's a forum here for discussing Java game development. Have a browse.

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marc weber

Joined: Aug 31, 2004
Posts: 11343

Please continue this discussion here.

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I agree. Here's the link:
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