I'm looking at starting to write some games and am curios what kind of
resources I should start looking at before diving in. I'm not sure I know
enough about the subject to ask intelligent questions, so I was hoping for
some pointers to some good resources somewhere.
Some preliminary questions I have.
What is the best way to make sprited images for my objects? For instance,
in the xna platformer example, the indiana jones character. How do I know
at what interval to make his legs move, etc. Is there a tool that exists to
make figuring that out easier?
Another question, in Joel's talk about creating Angry Birds, he talked
about matrix transforms and how those are all over angry birds. What are
some use cases for using matrix math within games, where is that