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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Okay let’s start with the pong game, I must say it’s been a challenge writing this pong game, I’ve had lots of bugs with it. Retrieved from ttutorial https: But you do not know how to delete sprites, how to detect collision with sprites, and have not used them very much yet. It stands for Red, Green, Blue, look at your monitor with a lens you’ll see lots of those pixels in those colors.

Place the image in a folder and save your program into this same folder. You must use your own images, only the source code is included. Darkbaxic Wikibooks, open books for an open world. You cannot use load bitmap and use that as an image for your sprite, you can only use images loaded by the load image command. This link will take you directly to their section on Programming.

Plus you’ll learn how to clear the screen in various colors, and oh boy you’re gonna enjoy this lesson. Making great video games while you learn how to program 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 Programming – Wikibooks, open books for an open world

Again they must exist has I stated, and you must have two, again I’m stating the obvious but there are pretty dumb people out there. Before we start I’d just like to thank everybody for visiting this wikibook, taking time to read it and for knowing when I google “DarkBASIC Programming” I see my book on the first page.

This allows us to leave comments in our code for clarity. Each chapter comes with a working example ready to compile. Remember in the file manager program we had some confusing formats of files in there.

DarkBASIC Programming

There are more commands that draw different basic 2d shapes, but we won’t be using them. This site uses cookies. October 15, Posted by gamemakingtutorials About Introduction Leave a comment. File Access This tutorial is designed to teach readers what an array is and how to use it as well as various file operations.

The other way works the same thing except it’s not has precise and goes like this: Make Video Games If you are not sure you want to learn how to program.

The transparentcy tutorrial from 0 to Beware some turns lead to doom, others lead to a way out. To see more have a look in paint, view the rgbs values and fool around that’s the way I found out, so you should find out too. Go darkbawic at some more examples of multimedia in DarkBASIC, some more are 3dsound, and you can play music off your cd too. Oh boy, oh boy, oh boy!

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The assets you use and the program need to be in the same place on your computer so they can find each other. Well, the if statements are checking to see if the argument after it is true or not.

This chapter we’ll be making a text adventure using more text commands you’ll now learn. Place these lines of code inbetween the sprite command and the sync command. The final part in your assignment is to edit all the code and data statements to make a sequel, add rooms, and more.


By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. If you want to learn how to make video games and you think that you want to learn adrkbasic to program then there is an excellent opportunity for you to do both.

This line of code is telling the computer to load an image from the computer.

DarkBASIC Programming/2D Game Programming Pt 1 – Wikibooks, open books for an open world

Click here for a list of useful mathematic equations. Okay, now we’ve learned lots about changing text values it’s time to write your own text adventure. This game is complete, all things should work if not feel free to email me at: October 15, Posted by gamemakingtutorials Part 1 – Hello World! These tutorials use free software that doesn’t require any programming.

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.

The final line, wait keytells the computer to not continue until a key is pressed on the keyboard. So what exactly does this code do? These are going to tell the computer the coordinates on the screen to draw our player sprite. I have some great tutorials that will get you tuorial games in no time at all!