I made a MUD, a text-based MMORPG. Now, I'd like to patch graphics over it.
1) Is it possible to write the guns to swords & co?
2) Do you need Lua (no knowlegde about it at all) or is c/c++ enough (medium knowledge)
3) Will it be easy and take much time or difficult and short time?
4) How to get the player position?
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Please have a look at the Cafu documentation, e.g. starting at http://www.cafu.de/developers
This will probably answer most of your questions. If it doesn't, please come back here and ask again.
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Thanks for the reply, but i really checked out the wiki and develping page here. There I didn't find the answer, and yes, I used the search. I don't want to know how to do it (yet ), I just want to know how to BEGIN with the work and it's possibilities.
I don't want to search long hours to realize then that there isn't any possibility to do that I want to do. The most important question for me is the second one: In the wiki is written that you CAN script with lua, but not that it's needed to make a game. And that's my question:
Is it enough to know the c-languages or do you NEED lua?
Well, indeed, from a technical point of view, it is "enough" to know C++, and the use of Lua is not a strict requirement for making a game.cwriter wrote:Is it enough to know the c-languages or do you NEED lua?
However, learning Lua is easy, and you will certainly not regret it.
While everything can theoretically be done in pure C++, doing the same in a Lua script might be much faster and much easier (that's the whole point of it, mind you).
So I suggest that you have a look into it, it's time well spent. Our scripting reference index page http://api.cafu.de/scripting/ might serve as a starting point.
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