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Spring Contest 2012 (Vote)
Root Beer Tapper (Ended)
Car Racer (Ended)
Tetris Clone (Ended)
Space Shooter (Ended)

First Foray into SDL/OpenGL

OpenGL handles the drawing of models in a window but it does not provide the window, or handle events; that is why SDL is required. The prime purpose of this tutorial is to set up the SDL window and events mechanism. It also sets up the OpenGL environment that uses the window, the game loop, and a rotating cube.

Huh? My Pong clone uses 100% CPU and is still slow?

Your program is being a CPU hog! In some cases, this situation can actually make your program run slowly! Your code needs to give some time back to the OS (i.e. delay or sleep).

Setting up MonoDevelop to run Tao

A new series from Stephen Jones demonstrating how to use C#, Mono, and Tao to develop SDL / OpenGL games.