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    VS 2010 Re: Graphics Help - Flickering Graphics

    Alright then, I put the code for the grid inside the paint handler and is working fine. However, I cannot place the code to update the spritebomber graphic in the handler as it needs to be update per...
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    VS 2010 Graphics Help - Flickering Graphics

    For a school project, I am recreating Bomberman in VB. So far, I created a grid of tiles and the Bomberman. Object collision is working fine; however, due to the way I coded it beforehand,...
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    VS 2010 Re: How to place two events under the same sub?

    You must remember that I am a novice and have only been programming for about a little over half a year(maybe program for half an hour each day). 1200 lines is short for experienced programmers, but...
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    VS 2010 Re: How to place two events under the same sub?

    Yes there is a lot of animation and sound. I didn't check but I think it was around 1200 lines of code. It is a really long game
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    VS 2010 Re: How to place two events under the same sub?

    I could separate the two but there are variables I need for the form keydown event from the form shown event. How can I make variable shared?
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    VS 2010 Re: How to place two events under the same sub?

    I need it to be called from the form shown and form keydown events. When I place it all in the sub, it will produce an error because e.location is not recognized by the form shown event and vise...
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    VS 2010 Re: How to place two events under the same sub?

    The main reason is that I want it to be easily maintained and can quickly find the part of the code that might be buggy or add new features. Ignoring my statement about size, how would making a sub...
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    VS 2010 How to place two events under the same sub?

    Well I currently just finished my game, but it ended up around 1GB. Thus, I tried to revise the code to make it smaller. I am trying to get 2 form events under a single sub. For example, a sub for a...
  9. Re: How to make graphics act like buttons

    Thanks so much Edgemeal. I have been searching for a way to get it to work for days now.
  10. Re: How to make graphics act like buttons

    Well i could do it that way, but then I would have to hide them every time the player clicks on them. Then there would be around 20-25 of them in the course of the game, so I would prefer to make it...
  11. Re: How to make graphics act like buttons

    Part of the code

    Dim SImage As Image = Image.FromFile("C:\Users\Allen Liu\Desktop\unnamed.png")
    Dim SPoint As Point = New Point(285, 300)

    Private Sub Form1_Shown(sender As System.Object, e As...
  12. [RESOLVED] How to make graphics act like buttons

    I am currently just starting to make a game. I used graphics to create the main menu buttons, but it doesn't have a click event. So what do I do to get it to do something when I click on it.
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    VS 2010 Re: Trouble with Graphics

    Thanks I finally got it to work now. I never knew there was the shown and paint form events. This makes it much easier now.
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    VS 2010 [RESOLVED] Trouble with Graphics

    I tried to make a menu for my game, but when I placed the code into the form loading event, it wouldn't show. Then I placed a button and moved the code into the button click event and it worked....
  15. VS 2005 Re: How safe is the System.Windows.Forms.Webbrowser control

    The webbrowser control has no protection itself(At least what I have heard) And the protection you get is from your connection and installed antivirus like kevininstructor stated above. I think you...
  16. VS 2010 Re: [RESOLVED] XNA Tutorials and Reference for VB.Net

    I see, Ill check out the C# forum
  17. VS 2010 Re: XNA Tutorials and Reference for VB.Net

    I know for a fact that I am never going to make XBOX360 games, so that's not a problem. But the lack of documentation is, so I am going to try out C# first and see if I am comfortable with it.
  18. VS 2010 Re: XNA Tutorials and Reference for VB.Net

    Using XNA to make games, which would be more efficient? VB.NET or C#?
  19. VS 2010 [RESOLVED] XNA Tutorials and Reference for VB.Net

    I have been interested in making games for a while now. I tried to make them, but ultimately failed. Then my friend recommended XNA Game Studio. So I downloaded it and searched for some tutorials.....
  20. Thread: Jumping

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    Jumping

    I am currently making a small flood runner like game, I completed most of it, but I can't seem to get the jump action right. I got it to jump straight up and back down again, but it doesn't work when...
  21. VS 2010 Re: Check for a certain phrase in a sentence.

    I don't want to get too involved because there could be two websites that have the same name, but just a different extension. thus, the program won't know which one to go to because that is the...
  22. VS 2010 [RESOLVED] Check for a certain phrase in a sentence.

    I want to make the program check for a certain phrase/word in a sentence.
    Example- User types in google, program checks if theres an extension(or whatever its called)if there isn't, it will...
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    Re: What way should I approach my game?

    Thanks, Ill see if I can do it(I'm not very good at programming yet lol)
    EDIT: after reading and trying to understand the code, it made me even more confused. So basically the character is always in...
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    Re: What way should I approach my game?

    But mine are just going to be a image since its 2D and all I need to do is define the boundaries and walls for each map. However if you insist on making a map editor, is there any good guides for it?
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    VS 2010 Re: Focused on the Sprite?

    I see well I am first going to finish the coding for the game and then try to do what you suggested
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    Re: What way should I approach my game?

    So instead of placing the items on the form, you would type it all in code for each one and display one of them each time on the same form? Also should I create the game first or make the actual game...
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    What way should I approach my game?

    Well I am making a Pokemon based single player game. Now, I am creating the maps. Should I create a form for every map? There is going to be 4 towns and 20 someodd maps, so about 24 map in total. Or...
  28. Re: About how long to make a pokemon like game?

    4 towns, 20 maps which isn't hard since I can reuse the code over and over again for each one with minor tweaking, I can make sprites, and planned it out. All I need to do is make the graphics, and...
  29. [RESOLVED] About how long to make a pokemon like game?

    I want to make a single player pokemon like game in vb.net. It's not like the recent ones, im talking about something more simple like Pokemon FireRed. Also, I am making the game by myself since my...
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    VS 2010 [RESOLVED] Focused on the Sprite?

    I am creating a 2D RPG game similar to the pokemon interface. After solving my problem with walls, I came across another problem. If I make the panel show the whole map, it would be too small. Thus,...
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    VS 2010 Re: Trouble with simple game

    I see I'll download the zip when i get back home.
    Also thanks Tensuke, that made me understand it much better.

    EDIT: I got the collision detection for the wall and the sides of the panel except...
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    VS 2010 Re: Trouble with simple game

    I see thank you. I appreciate it very much
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    VS 2010 Re: Trouble with simple game

    Only if you have time because I really wouldn't want to trouble you when you are busy
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    VS 2010 Re: Trouble with simple game

    Could you please give me a example of how to do it because I still don't seem to understand
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    VS 2010 [RESOLVED] Trouble with simple game

    I am planning to make a simple 2D RPG game which uses tile based collision detection. But first I am making a make-shift program to see if it works.

    The code
    Public Class Form1
    Private Sub...
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    VS 2010 Is Tile Collision Detection the way to go?

    I am creating a small 2D adventure game and was stuck while making walls. So I searched for different types of ways to do it. One was a tile based collision. But is there a simpler way to solve my...
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    VS 2010 Re: Suggestions to a Novice?

    vbtutor.net is a good place to start too.
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    Re: Help java error 1723

    No I can't download it because the java.dll is missing. I fixed it by going to my friends house and transferred the files
  39. VS 2010 Re: How to make an object not pass through another.

    oh so thats what you meant lol. But when I make the squares, I can't seem to get it in the exact spot. Is there like a XY grid tool in vs2010?
  40. VS 2010 Re: How to make an object not pass through another.

    I see but how do you make the numbers represent the form?
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