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Re: problems and solutions
On Tue, 5 Jan 1999, Darel Finkbeiner wrote:
> For those interested, it is a sci-fi game. It would be based around a
> military/business theme where you do the "resource management/conquer
> the galaxy" thing. I have typed out and hand written descriptions of
> how everything should go. Plus, even some background info on the
> universe it is set in. I've
Sounds interesting, what's the basic system?
> been fooling around with a few classes in Java to give myself the false
> impression that it's going somewhere, but my talents as a game designer
> don't seem to include how to put it into code. :-\
I guess the fundmental first step after design, for me, is to ignore the
details (like gui etc) and just get a few of the basic object
interactioning properly with each other. ie How will your space ships
> Java is a nice platform (if a little slower than others) and I would
> like to stick to it. Any help (any at all) would be appreciated.
Have you seen the Universe project? It's been going for a few years, and
boardlty sounds like your above objectives. However they have quite a bit
of Java code, so it should provide you with somewhere to start.
In fact they have an idea of a scheme, which might be what you are looking
Hope that helps,
"I reserve the right to contradict myself"
Nicholas Lee (Li Peng Ming) n.j.lee at statslab.cam.ac in uk
Somewhere Out There