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Post by andy20066 » Mon Mar 22, 2010 10:11 pm

can any1 tell me how to use dizzyage might want to try and make a game one of these days

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Post by delta » Mon Mar 22, 2010 10:23 pm

firstly, it will be a help if you've had any programming experience before. Doesn't matter what in, just some experience of programming. Of course it's not necessary at all, but if you have, you'll probably find it that bit easier.

secondly, there is a DizzyAGE manual that comes with the program. This tells you pretty much everything you'll have a question about. However, some people don't learn well by just reading, which is why I created...

my DizzyAGE video tutorials, which are here: There are 10 videos (8 tutorials) and they explain the basics of using the map editor and coding simple puzzles. Once you've worked through them, you should understand the basics of making a simple game, and should be getting well into it.

Fourthly, you can always un-pak any game .pak file using the 'pak.exe' application that you download with the DizzyAGE program. By doing this you can lokok at the scripts and map etc of any game, and see how things were done in those games. Games like Mushrooms Pie or Winter World Dizzy are ideal, as they are pretty simple games. Games like Illusion Island Dizzy or Curse of The Mystics are not recommended, as they have intensely complex coding which will only confuse a beginner.

Fifthly, there are dozens and dozens of threads in this Help Forum asking and explaining almost anything anyone has ever wanted to know about DizzyAGE. If you can't find the answer to a question, ask it! Someone will be only too happy to help.

Finally, good luck, but don't expect it to be a breeze. It is fun, but it can also be incredibly frustrating at times. Don't give up! :)


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Post by Meph » Mon Mar 22, 2010 10:30 pm

Without any experience of programming knowledge im able to do the basics.. so it can be learned, and im as dumb as the come so anyone can get to grips with it.
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