DarkBASIC - Make video games while learning to program
The software for you if you want to begin learning how to program and want to make video games.If you want to learn how to make video games and you think that you want to learn how to program then there is an excellent opportunity for you to do both. DarkBasic is the answer for you!It is a complete tool that teaches you how to program and teaches you how to make video games from start to finish. With this software you will be making your own games.
C++ Is the programming language you probably want to use if you want to be a professional game developer. But C++ is a serious language and it takes time and skill to learn.
You might want to learn an easier language that gives you the concepts and ideas of programming while giving you the ability to create video games.
Dark Basic is perfect for you.
Note: Last time I checked DarkBASIC the standard edition was going for about twenty bucks. Twenty bucks! How can you go wrong with that?
The company that makes DarkBASIC has a great website with lots of supporting materials. This is an outstanding option for you if you want to learn how to program and how to make video games.
DarkBASIC Professional Introducing DarkBasic Pro, a powerful yet easy to learn programming language for creating games. PC Plus calls DarkBasic Pro Specifically suited to both new programmers and veterans alike. DarkBasic Pro lets you create ANY type of game, with almost any kind of 2D/3D effect and even lets you make games using Quake3 levels. Its that powerful, flexible and easy to use.
Here is an introductory tutorial to darkbasic
Here is an example of a game make with DarkBasic
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