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VGA Game Programming Tutorial

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Submitted on: 1/1/2015 7:51:00 AM
By: Denthor of ASPHYXIA (from psc cd)  
Level: Advanced
User Rating: By 3 Users
Compatibility: C, C++ (general)
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     Hi there! This is Denthor of ASPHYXIA, aka Grant Smith. This training program is aimed at all those budding young demo coders out there. I am assuming that the reader is fairly young, has a bit of basic Std. 6 math under his belt, has done a bit of programming before, probably in BASIC, and wants to learn how to write a demo all of his/her own.

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				In the attached .zip file, I am going to describe how certain routines work, and even give you working source code on how you do it. The source code will assume that you have a VGA card that can handle the 320x200x256 mode. C++ and Pascal source has been included, so you now have a choice. By the end of the first "run" of sections, you will be able to code some cool demo stuff all by yourself. The info you need, I will provide to you, but it will be you who decides on the most spectacular way to use it. Enjoy!

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