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fighting game

01-17-2009, 03:39 AM
#1
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Location: Hawthorne,California
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fighting game

what are the mechanics of a 2d fighting game? do i need sprites? how should i, or do i assign buttons? do i draw first, or program first?
01-17-2009, 11:02 PM
#2
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Location: Vancouver, BC
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what are the mechanics of a 2d fighting game? do i need sprites? how should i, or do i assign buttons? do i draw first, or program first?
Before anything, you will need to know Objective-C.

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01-17-2009, 11:30 PM
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do i jump straight into obj-c, or learn c first?
01-17-2009, 11:45 PM
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do i jump straight into obj-c, or learn c first?
I think you will be fine going right into Objective-C, but prior knowledge might help.

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01-19-2009, 08:19 PM
#5
If you are new to programming and game development you will make your life a lot easier if you start with a game that's a little more simple than a fighting game. Start out with something like a breakout clone or something similar. You will get to that fighting game a lot faster if you don't get too ambitious starting out.

-James


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do i jump straight into obj-c, or learn c first?

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