Chapter 1. Making a Game Tick

Through the words in this book, we will attempt to convey the best knowledge we possibly can. We aim to teach techniques that we learned along the years, techniques that we would like to have been told about in our early days of game development. We now write this book to save your time, by showing you directly the solution to common problems, and why things work the way they do.

Alongside our attempt to teach the basics and a little beyond game development, we will especially focus on the Simple and Fast Multimedia Library (SFML). Every part of this book will be about developing a game and leveraging the advantages that SFML is able to provide us. To spice things up a little, and since we use the C++ programming ...

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