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Little question to the Team

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I am a big fan of ScummVM and of the old Lucasarts games!!

But what kind of Skills do you need to help you or to write such a programm like ScummVM (or others Programms like Emus)?? I know That Scuum is the Script Creation Utility for Maniac Mansion!!

When i know the Technic Details of a for example Nokia 6630 where do i start with programming??

A answer would be very nice :)

Oh and before i forget, I'm the new one ;)

Greez
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Re: Little question to the Team

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Apock212 wrote:I am a big fan of ScummVM and of the old Lucasarts games!!

But what kind of Skills do you need to help you or to write such a programm like ScummVM (or others Programms like Emus)?? I know That Scuum is the Script Creation Utility for Maniac Mansion!!

When i know the Technic Details of a for example Nokia 6630 where do i start with programming??

A answer would be very nice :)

Oh and before i forget, I'm the new one ;)

Greez
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Well, you could always take a look at ... THE WIKI
http://wiki.scummvm.org/index.php/HOWTO-Backends

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Thanks for the fast answer Raziel, but what programming language ist this???
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Apock212 wrote:Thanks for the fast answer Raziel, but what programming language ist this???
I don't have the slightes idea, but as the ScummVM engines are all written in C++,
i'd bet this is C++, too :-)

Devs, burn me if i'm wrong

(err, i shouldn't invite them to, should i)
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Most engines I could claiisfy as C with classes. I.e. it's plain C code wrapped up into C++ clases, namespaces. Some engines like AGI and CinE are still waiting to be objectized.

Apock212, any developers are welcome. If you know C, you can already start doing something. IF you know some other programming language, C is not that difficult and ScummVM code is well-written. Come to IRC and talk to us and we will come up with some little starting task for you :)


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Post by Apock212 »

thanks for the offer, but this is my big problem....

I don't know where to start....I don't know any programming language :roll:

But in the coming days I will come to the IRC and than we can talk a bit :)
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Post by sasa89 »

uhm...i can write some HTML-stuff....but this isn't enough, is it?
:D

i tried to learn C++ with a book - but it seemed pretty complex... :shock:
(maybe the book was just crap...:D )
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Post by clem »

sasa89 wrote:uhm...i can write some HTML-stuff....but this isn't enough, is it?
:D
you know what to do the next time you see a quirk on the scummvm website then :)

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