When I first started programming, I started creating some simple console applications following some course materials. I had to create some simple algorithmic-type programs such as implementing factorial, Fibonacci, etc. Although creating these programs might be fun at first, it’s not like creating your own project from scratch.
Shortly after that, though, I created my very own game. That was simply amazing! I never thought that you can create some of the most popular arcade games with so little knowledge. That’s what hooked me up for programming. It was the step that made me look at programming not simply as a vocation, but a calling.
But I realize that I was lucky to find someone from whom to learn how to make my own game and do it myself afterwards. Most of the newbie programmers don’t have this experience and I think that is a shame.
Today, I want to recreate this journey for you and help you create your own game.