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Going to War: Creating Computer War Games by Jason Darby

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Chapter 1. Welcome to War Games

Welcome to war games! We assume you are reading this book because you want to make your own computer war games for the PC platform. Using this book and the accompanying software, you will be able to create your very own battles from single-soldier skirmishes to large campaigns featuring many units.

You don’t need any programming knowledge to learn how to create your war games because you will be using a special software programming language called Multimedia Fusion 2, which is all about creating games using an event-based system that is easy enough for anyone to use to make games. This does not mean that the program lacks power. On the contrary, games and programs made with Multimedia Fusion 2 can be very complex ...

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