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    Question 2d scrolling game, bullet class

    Hi, I am making a 2d side scrolling game and the basic idea is that you are flying arround with your character and at the ground there are enemies shooting bullets to the top of the form. I made a class that makes the bullets from a picturebox. This is how the class looks like: Public class...
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    Timer Inteference

    I have been using a timer to enable "space monsters" to move down then form. I have also used a timer for a missile which is fired by the space ship (has a space rangers like appearance). The two timers interfere with each other. Whenever the missile is moving up the form, if the timer ticks for...
  3. Gordonfreeman75

    Question How to force user to open game through launcher

    Hello everyone, Well, first of all, I don't know if this thread suits here, so if it doesn't I'd like a moderator the move it where it belongs. I'm new at this forum and I'd like to say hello everyone by explaining something and seeing if somebody could help me :o I am making a private server...
  4. getkilled22

    Looking for people to create game

    Hi My name is Nick, age: 17 I've been programming in VB.net for almost 3 years now and i've been making small games that are played by clicking, typing and reading. So text-based i suppose. I program using Visual Studio 12 Ultimate. So i'm looking for people who are interested in doing the...
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    Question How to use multidimensional arrays

    Hey again guys! I've been working on an Ice Puzzle: you're a character (e.g. '*') in a grid (2D array) and you can move using the arrow keys - when you move, you keep going in that direction until you hit a surface. The aim is to pick up a key, which progresses you to the next level. There are...
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    2D Tank Game Development

    Hi, I am relatively new to the world of VB.NET programming and so I would much appreciate any help on the following subject: I have been asked to create my own version of a currently popular online game called tank trouble; visit the following link to play the game: TANK TROUBLE Tank Game...
  7. EricBentley

    Problem reloading/refreshing form

    Hey guys, new to the forums. Been browsing here for a while, casually taking help off other peoples threads, but I come to you now in my time of despair. I've been working on this game the past few days, a simple game where two people control different tanks, and shoot each other, very basic so...
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    Question Coordinates for 2D game

    Hi! I'm making a 2D game where i need a coordinate system to move the player, and i have no idea how to do it. The system needs this requirements: 1. clickable coordinates, so when i click a coordinate, i will have a picture move to that specific coordinate. 2. Different images for different...
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    Question Read and write in INI file

    Hi all, i am using VB2008 to develop a Settings program for my game Lined World, creating with Game Maker. I've created a settings.ini: [screen] fullscreen=(off or on) resolution=(800x600 or 1024x768) [game] controlset=(1 or 2) music=(on or off) answers are depending on settings now, i wanna...
  10. Shade

    Network gaming?

    I'll try to start easy.. I have 2 pc's in a local network (ip's: 192.168.0.1 and 192.168.0.2) and I want to make them play in a network game, for example, 2 player snake. I would want real time reactions and both players to be able to use the arrowkeys on their own keyboard. Hitting walls or...
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    Question Moon Lander

    Hello, I am working on a small game, Moon Lander and I figured how to make rocket falling from the top of the panel which is on the form. I want to have fuel burning feature so I can land rocket properly on the bottom of the panel. Here is the code so far: Public Class Form1 Dim G As...
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    Save Game / Load Game Help

    I am writing a Pokemon style RPG game in Visual Basic. There are hundreds of variables, that represent the character's stats, and as well, things that have been "unlocked" during game play, world events, etc. Does anyone know a really simple way of "freezing" all the variables in place so that...
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    Help with Classes and Objects

    I think I'm still a little confused about Classes and Objects. I am creating a small game, to teach myself programming. It's kind of like a Pokemon card game, with different characters, monsters etc. I want to use a HERO Class to store all the info on the players and a MONSTER class to store...
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