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  • SarksusSarksus ATTACK AND DETHRONE GODRegistered User regular
    edited April 2009
    Mojo_Jojo wrote: »
    Everybody seems to have problems with Ubuntu and wireless.

    At least I'm learning how to use the Terminal.

    That's a marketable skill!

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  • nexuscrawlernexuscrawler Registered User regular
    edited April 2009
    Hey Drez how have you been

    Party at my place the 24th if you haven't heard already

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  • YamiNoSenshiYamiNoSenshi A point called Z In the complex planeRegistered User regular
    edited April 2009
    how retarded is it for me to buy an iphone

    please convince me it is a retarded thing to do.

    The iPhone gives you AIDS. And AIDs to everyone you call or text, and the maintainers of any website you visit. And the guy sitting next to you while you use it.

    YamiNoSenshi on
  • RonaldoTheGypsyRonaldoTheGypsy Or just "Ron" Registered User regular
    edited April 2009
    God, why can't I just get a menial sales auditing job somewhere or something...

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  • BamaBama Registered User regular
    edited April 2009
    The only question you have to ask yourself, EM, is whether or not you look good in a black turtleneck.

    Bama on
  • DrezDrez Registered User regular
    edited April 2009
    Hey Drez how have you been

    Party at my place the 24th if you haven't heard already

    I have not heard already.

    But sounds good.

    I'm out sick today.

    Drez on
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  • DrezDrez Registered User regular
    edited April 2009
    Bama wrote: »
    Drez wrote: »
    Managed DirectX.
    *head explode*

    What?

    Drez on
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  • SarksusSarksus ATTACK AND DETHRONE GODRegistered User regular
    edited April 2009
    I say the iPhone, specifically the phone plan, is expensive, but I pay 37 dollars a month for unlimited data, text, and 500 minutes so my perception is skewed.

    If I get a Palm Pre my current plan might not be compatible with the phone and I may have to pay something comparable to what iPhone users pay.

    Honestly if you're not scared by the cost then an iPhone is just fine. I'm on Sprint, however, and I like my cheap plan, so I won't get an iPhone. I might be willing to pay more for the Palm Pre, though.

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  • bowenbowen How you doin'? Registered User regular
    edited April 2009
    Drez wrote: »
    Bama wrote: »
    Drez wrote: »
    Managed DirectX.
    *head explode*

    What?

    DirectX is a nightmare. Well, comparatively to things like OpenGL.

    bowen on
    not a doctor, not a lawyer, examples I use may not be fully researched so don't take out of context plz, don't @ me
  • BamaBama Registered User regular
    edited April 2009
    Drez wrote: »
    Bama wrote: »
    Drez wrote: »
    Managed DirectX.
    *head explode*

    What?
    I didn't know such a thing existed, though I suppose I should have.

    My mind goes DirectX -> Games, and when my mind goes Managed Code -> Games bad things happen.

    Bama on
  • DrezDrez Registered User regular
    edited April 2009
    bowen wrote: »
    Drez wrote: »
    Bama wrote: »
    Drez wrote: »
    Managed DirectX.
    *head explode*

    What?

    DirectX is a nightmare. Well, comparatively to things like OpenGL.

    Yeah but it's DirectX all the rage?

    Drez on
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  • Evil MultifariousEvil Multifarious Registered User regular
    edited April 2009
    Bama wrote: »
    The only question you have to ask yourself, EM, is whether or not you look good in a black turtleneck.

    damn, i guess i'm buying an iPhone

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    Inquisitor wrote: »
    I fucking hate you Canadians.
  • nexuscrawlernexuscrawler Registered User regular
    edited April 2009
    Drez wrote: »
    bowen wrote: »
    Drez wrote: »
    Bama wrote: »
    Drez wrote: »
    Managed DirectX.
    *head explode*

    What?

    DirectX is a nightmare. Well, comparatively to things like OpenGL.

    Yeah but it's DirectX all the rage?

    Directx has killed pretty much everything in gaming yeah

    I miss the good old days of GLIDE

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  • bowenbowen How you doin'? Registered User regular
    edited April 2009
    Seems like it'd be counter-intuitive to what you'd expect from games. That mostly being performance. I remember Java's rendering capabilities were much, much slower than the same project in C.

    bowen on
    not a doctor, not a lawyer, examples I use may not be fully researched so don't take out of context plz, don't @ me
  • BamaBama Registered User regular
    edited April 2009
    Bama wrote: »
    The only question you have to ask yourself, EM, is whether or not you look good in a black turtleneck.

    damn, i guess i'm buying an iPhone
    2497543
    WRONG!

    No one looks good in a black turtleneck.

    Bama on
  • SarksusSarksus ATTACK AND DETHRONE GODRegistered User regular
    edited April 2009
    I should have thought of connecting to my network via Ethernet cable awhile ago. Downloading drivers on my PC to a USB drive and then transferring them over was a pain in the ass.

    Posting from Ubuntu!

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  • DrezDrez Registered User regular
    edited April 2009
    Bama wrote: »
    Drez wrote: »
    Bama wrote: »
    Drez wrote: »
    Managed DirectX.
    *head explode*

    What?
    I didn't know such a thing existed, though I suppose I should have.

    My mind goes DirectX -> Games, and when my mind goes Managed Code -> Games bad things happen.

    According to teh intarwebs Managed DirectX is a good thing. Can you explain why it wouldn't be?



    To be honest, though I went to college for programming, I haven't done anything with it or kept current for over 7-8 years. I mean, when I was in college, we were still using C++ 6.0.

    I've more or less gotten VBA down pat, not that that's much of an accomplishment I guess. I got back into programming at my current job and now I'm very interested in it again.

    So now I'm teaching myself C#, how to interface with an SQL server using ADO.NET, ASP.NET, LINQ, etc. I'd like to pick up some DirectX as well.

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  • DrezDrez Registered User regular
    edited April 2009
    Drez wrote: »
    bowen wrote: »
    Drez wrote: »
    Bama wrote: »
    Drez wrote: »
    Managed DirectX.
    *head explode*

    What?

    DirectX is a nightmare. Well, comparatively to things like OpenGL.

    Yeah but it's DirectX all the rage?

    Directx has killed pretty much everything in gaming yeah

    I miss the good old days of GLIDE

    GLIDE was nice.

    Why killed?

    Drez on
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  • BamaBama Registered User regular
    edited April 2009
    But seriously, you're not going to write Gears of War in managed code but I'm pretty sure I'd prefer it if I just wanted to write a simple shmup or something.

    Bama on
  • SenjutsuSenjutsu thot enthusiast Registered User regular
    edited April 2009
    Managed directx has been deprecated for years. It's xna or nothing.


    Also, I love my iPhone.

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    Sarksus wrote: »
    I'm gonna get a PhD in incest.
  • DrezDrez Registered User regular
    edited April 2009
    Senjutsu wrote: »
    Managed directx has been deprecated for years. It's xna or nothing.


    Also, I love my iPhone.

    Well...up until about a week ago I wasn't even sure what "managed code" meant.

    So what's XNA like?

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  • DrezDrez Registered User regular
    edited April 2009
    So let's say I wanted to sit down and design Fallout 4 all by myself. Legal issues aside:

    a) What should I use to write it?
    b) How long will it take me?
    c) Should Dogmeat make an appearance?

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  • Mojo_JojoMojo_Jojo We are only now beginning to understand the full power and ramifications of sexual intercourse Registered User regular
    edited April 2009
    Drez wrote: »
    So let's say I wanted to sit down and design Fallout 4 all by myself. Legal issues aside:

    a) What should I use to write it?
    b) How long will it take me?
    c) Should Dogmeat make an appearance?
    1) A pen
    2) A week or two
    3) Yes

    Mojo_Jojo on
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  • Dunadan019Dunadan019 Registered User regular
    edited April 2009
    Drez wrote: »
    So let's say I wanted to sit down and design Fallout 4 all by myself. Legal issues aside:

    a) What should I use to write it?
    b) How long will it take me?
    c) Should Dogmeat make an appearance?

    a) pen and paper
    b) 23 years
    c) yes

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  • BamaBama Registered User regular
    edited April 2009
    hahaha

    Bama on
  • JustinSane07JustinSane07 __BANNED USERS regular
    edited April 2009
    Old guy with ponytail: You bootlegged My Bloody Valentine? That's like breaking into the US Mint and stealing the chocolate sauce!

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  • BamaBama Registered User regular
    edited April 2009
    Drez wrote: »
    So let's say I wanted to sit down and design Fallout 4 all by myself. Legal issues aside:

    a) What should I use to write it?
    b) How long will it take me?
    c) Should Dogmeat make an appearance?
    a) C++
    b) a long damn time, even if you license an engine
    c) Yes

    Bama on
  • JamesKeenanJamesKeenan Registered User regular
    edited April 2009
    Drez wrote: »
    bowen wrote: »
    Drez wrote: »
    Bama wrote: »
    Drez wrote: »
    Managed DirectX.
    *head explode*

    What?

    DirectX is a nightmare. Well, comparatively to things like OpenGL.

    Yeah but it's DirectX all the rage?

    Directx has killed pretty much everything in gaming yeah

    I miss the good old days of GLIDE

    What's wrong with DirectX?

    Not being facetious, I honestly have no clue about anything.

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  • DrezDrez Registered User regular
    edited April 2009
    Wait a minute

    One guy is saying 1-2 weeks, another is saying 23 years. That's kind of a huge difference.



    Bama/Senj: So what would you recommend as a starting point for game/graphical programming?

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  • BamaBama Registered User regular
    edited April 2009
    Biggest problem with DirectX? It's too damn good.

    Bama on
  • JamesKeenanJamesKeenan Registered User regular
    edited April 2009
    Bama wrote: »
    Biggest problem with DirectX? It's too damn good.

    Meaning.... ?!

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  • DrezDrez Registered User regular
    edited April 2009
    What the fuck. You people are messing with me. I will end you.

    Drez on
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  • BamaBama Registered User regular
    edited April 2009
    Drez, I hear good things about XNA but I haven't checked it out yet. I learned with OpenGL/C++, but I'm not sure that would really be much better to start with than XNA and it would pretty assuredly be a bigger pain in the ass.

    Bama on
  • SenjutsuSenjutsu thot enthusiast Registered User regular
    edited April 2009
    As a starting point? Some linear algebra courses

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    Sarksus wrote: »
    I'm gonna get a PhD in incest.
  • BamaBama Registered User regular
    edited April 2009
    Bama wrote: »
    Biggest problem with DirectX? It's too damn good.

    Meaning.... ?!
    You ever tried gaming on Linux/OSX?

    Bama on
  • JustinSane07JustinSane07 __BANNED USERS regular
    edited April 2009
    Drez wrote: »
    What the fuck. You people are messing with me. I will end you.

    Writing the story and coming up with game play ideas could take a couple weeks. Actually programming the game by yourself? Years. There's reasons that teams of people work on games.

    The easier path is creating a super mod for FO3 that revamps it in FO4. For one, you can add strafing walking animations. Fucking WoW has strafing animations and it came out in 2004. There was no excuse for FO3 lacking that fucking animation.

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  • BamaBama Registered User regular
    edited April 2009
    Meh, pretty much any textbook/tutorial is going to have a crash course in the necessary math.

    Bama on
  • Mojo_JojoMojo_Jojo We are only now beginning to understand the full power and ramifications of sexual intercourse Registered User regular
    edited April 2009
    Drez wrote: »
    What the fuck. You people are messing with me. I will end you.
    Well yes. I thought you were joking.

    Err, to be serious, if you need to ask any of those questions then you can't and won't achieve anything of good indy-game standard. Just play with the GECK on Fallout 3.

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  • RonaldoTheGypsyRonaldoTheGypsy Or just "Ron" Registered User regular
    edited April 2009
    Having the internet and social networking sites isn't ruining the moral compass.

    It's just making it readily apparent that almost all people are fucking idiots.

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  • bowenbowen How you doin'? Registered User regular
    edited April 2009
    Drez wrote: »
    Wait a minute

    One guy is saying 1-2 weeks, another is saying 23 years. That's kind of a huge difference.



    Bama/Senj: So what would you recommend as a starting point for game/graphical programming?

    You didn't ask me, but I'll point you to what I use for hobby programming.

    http://irrlicht.sourceforge.net/

    bowen on
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