This is the first part of our tutorial series. In this tutorial we’re going to make our first program. So open up DarkBASIC Professional and we’ll get. The best way for beginners to learn a programming language is through simple tutorials that get them to use and understand basic commands by making simple . DarkBASIC Tutorials We built DarkBASIC so you could easily write your own games and programs.

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A sprite is a 2d character that is used in games. I hope you learn something, I’ll try and get this book done very soon but I’ve been very busy with learning new things and my schoolwork. They are for both X axis and Y axis and you ttutorial know what those are already.

It stands for Red, Green, Blue, look at your monitor with a lens you’ll see lots of those pixels in those colors. I have a youtube channel with over Project Videos! Try running the program now. So what exactly does this code do? The gameplay is kept the same and acts the same, but making it look pretty will be up to you. Contribute your work to my Website. These tutorials use free software that doesn’t require any tutlrial. Retrieved from ” https: I have some darkbasoc tutorials that will get you making games in no time at all!

Views Read Latest draft Edit View history. Okay, now we’ve learned lots about changing text values it’s time to write your own text adventure. It’s purpose is to create a simple scrollable 2D map. This is the first part of our tutorial series.


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DarkBasic is the answer for you! This is an tutlrial option for you if you want to learn how to program and how to make video games.

The program makes it easy, and with a handful of impressive examples you can learn by doing on several short, fast programs.

How can you go wrong with that? Top Selling Game Development Books. The same works for collisions with sprites: More or less, it simply covers how to implement the equations of projectile physics.

By using this uttorial, you agree to dafkbasic Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Plus you’ll learn how to clear the screen in various colors, and oh boy you’re gonna enjoy this lesson. These are going to tell the computer the coordinates on the screen to draw our player sprite. Use the sync rate command, to set the rate the frame refreshes, mostly 30 is good for 3d games in DarkBASIC, and 40 for 2d games is also good too, but use 30 to make sure.

You already know how to setup a sprite. Click here for a list of tutorials featured in the TGC Newsletters.

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Books on Programming Amazon. Or how about a Mario-style platform game? Remember in the file manager program we had some confusing formats of files in there. The final part in your assignment is to edit all the code and data statements to make a sequel, add rooms, and more. The other way works the same thing except it’s not has precise and goes like this: Place these lines of code inbetween the sprite command and the sync command.


You must use your own images, only the source code is included. Click here for a list of useful mathematic equations. This link will take you directly to their section on Programming. The final line, wait keytells the computer to not continue until a key is pressed on the keyboard. What kind of games programming course would we be if that was all you did with your first program?

One thing I didn’t add was animations unfortunately.

It is no longer being updated as all future updates are designed for DBPro. Well, do signifies the beginning of a loop. Make Video Games If you are not sure you want to learn how to program.

Go darkbaxic at some more examples of multimedia in DarkBASIC, some more are 3dsound, and you can play music off your cd too. An older version of the tutorial’s code designed with DB Classic in mind is also available but does not cover everything the DBPro version does.

The half way point, finally after all that coding and reading and days. Now we need to load in the player image. This site uses cookies. The rgb must be separated by brackets and then a comma for the transparency value. Home I have a youtube channel with over Project Videos!

The sprite obviously must exist if not you’ll get a runtime error stating that the “bob” or sprite does not exist.

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