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Sites for Game Development

06-23-2009, 10:58 AM
Joined: May 2009
Location: Ky
Posts: 7
Sites for Game Development

Can any of you guys point me to a good game development site? I'm a first time programer and need a good rundown on what order games are developed in. So far I've started with learning OpenGL ES /*perhaps I should be focusing on Obj-C LOL*/ and found it to be moderately easy to grasp. But my biggest problem is I don't know where I should start, what files go where and how they work collectively. Also, will using a game engine be any help (e.g. Save time and reduce programing that I have to do). Well, thank you guys for any help.
06-23-2009, 01:55 PM
Try Gamedev.net.

Dan Marchant - Biz Dev Bloke Strawdog Studios
Turbo Duck for iPhone/iPod Touch.

06-24-2009, 02:15 AM
Joined: Jul 2008
Posts: 7
I'd also recommend http://www.idevgames.com/
06-24-2009, 04:17 AM
Joined: Jan 2009
Location: Sydney, Australia
Posts: 118
Originally Posted by hailstorm View Post
I'd also recommend http://www.idevgames.com/

Just make sure you have a look around what's on the site first before asking too many questions - lots of beginner questions have been answered before.
Also, to search use Google like this:

"what you are searching for" site:idevgames.com

instead of the idevgames forum search.
06-24-2009, 07:03 AM
U can try tutorial at http://71squared.co.uk and cocos2d-iPhone for game engine.

Last edited by RookieStudio; 06-24-2009 at 07:07 AM.
06-24-2009, 10:46 AM
Joined: Jun 2009
Location: Palatine, IL
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Good info. Thanks guys.
06-24-2009, 04:31 PM
Joined: Jun 2009
Location: Elgin, IL (USA)
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www.iphonedevsdk.com is a good one.
06-26-2009, 05:05 AM
Joined: Jun 2009
Location: Hollywood, CA
Posts: 1,869
a couple interesting discussions going on over at neogaf - probably goes without saying, but in case you live under a rock beneath the ocean floor..

iPhone Development Discussion

Building an iPhone game from the ground up.

this stuff is maybe a little more general than what you were thinking, but good reading nonetheless.