Where do i start?

I have learned C++ pretty well and I want to apply my programming skills to making games. I currently use the latest version of Dev-C++ ( as my compiler. I want to start simple and work my way up. My only question is: where do I begin?


To learn OpenGL, go to http://nehe.gamedev.net/ .

To learn making games, that’s a very different issue. The basic instruction is to make them. Very simple at start, tetris clones and such. You can use OpenGL for the graphics, but concentrate on getting the game running, not on the graphics. The worst thing you can do is to write a terrain engine/quake map viewer and keep polishing it, never getting a single game done.


Thank you for the link and the advice.