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Making a Stats Saving, Text-Based Game

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Hey, I was just wondering how I could go about making a text-based game, where a character would do certain things, that would accumulate in his/her stats. Things such as experience, level, etc. I was wondering what programs I would need, etc. It sounds like its pretty simple, but I don't have much experience in progamming, so I thought I'd ask around.
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what programming lang do u know?

i would reccomend java to start off or visual basic

depending on the conmplexity of your game, ur looking at researching learning at the following concepts

file input output
and the basic stuff like processing

Edited by stu_design, 01 August 2005 - 08:03 PM.

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Use C++, you can get a free IDE with compiler from http://bloodshed.net/dev/devcpp.html

For some tutorials look on
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