13: Let’s Program A Game! Part 1.

13: Let’s Program A Game! Part 1.

https://www.takeupcode.com/podcast-player/288/13-lets-program-a-game-part-1.mp3Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 8:59 | Recorded on December 1, 2015Follow along as I explain how to program a word guessing game in C++. This episode builds on a free 5-day...
14: Let’s Program A Game! Part 2.

14: Let’s Program A Game! Part 2.

https://www.takeupcode.com/podcast-player/289/14-lets-program-a-game-part-2.mp3Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 6:01 | Recorded on December 2, 2015This episode continues adding to the 5-day email course that shows you how to build a game. The emails...
15: Let’s Program A Game! Part 3.

15: Let’s Program A Game! Part 3.

https://www.takeupcode.com/podcast-player/291/15-lets-program-a-game-part-3.mp3Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 7:32 | Recorded on December 6, 2015So far our game doesn’t do much and we’re going to fix that. The most important thing for you...
17: Object-Oriented Programming. The Next Level.

17: Object-Oriented Programming. The Next Level.

https://www.takeupcode.com/podcast-player/297/17-object-oriented-programming-the-next-level.mp3Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 6:35 | Recorded on December 6, 2015Object-oriented programming, or OOP, is a powerful way of designing software by creating...
247: GameDev: 1.1 Plus 2.2 Is Not 3.3. What?

247: GameDev: 1.1 Plus 2.2 Is Not 3.3. What?

https://www.takeupcode.com/podcast-player/1324/247-gamedev-1-1-plus-2-2-is-not-3-3-what.mp3Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 9:07 | Recorded on November 11, 2018Be careful with floating point numbers when building games. You could be in for some big...
249: GameDev: Floating Point: Zero, Infinity, NaN.

249: GameDev: Floating Point: Zero, Infinity, NaN.

https://www.takeupcode.com/podcast-player/1334/249-gamedev-floating-point-zero-infinity-nan.mp3Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 6:20 | Recorded on November 25, 2018There’s some special floating point values that you should be aware of. Zero,...
149: Step By Step Perfection.

149: Step By Step Perfection.

https://www.takeupcode.com/podcast-player/578/149-step-step-perfection.mp3Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 10:10 | Recorded on September 18, 2016Knowing where to spend your time and focus will help you finish projects without getting stuck in details....
151: The More You Learn.

151: The More You Learn.

https://www.takeupcode.com/podcast-player/580/151-the-more-you-learn.mp3Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 7:42 | Recorded on October 2, 2016As you learn more about something, a strange thing happens. It becomes obvious how much more there is to still be...
204: This Is Terrible, You Gotta Start Anyway.

204: This Is Terrible, You Gotta Start Anyway.

https://www.takeupcode.com/podcast-player/658/204-terrible-gotta-start-anyway.mp3Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 10:15 | Recorded on October 8, 2017Have you ever created something and then thought about how bad it was? What did you do? Most of us would...
210: Shiny Projects And Distractions.

210: Shiny Projects And Distractions.

https://www.takeupcode.com/podcast-player/671/210-shiny-projects-distractions.mp3Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 10:12 | Recorded on November 19, 2017When is it okay to switch to a different project? This is something that I struggle with all the time....
211: How To Start Building a Video Game. Part 1.

211: How To Start Building a Video Game. Part 1.

https://www.takeupcode.com/podcast-player/672/211-start-building-video-game-part-1.mp3Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 11:36 | Recorded on November 26, 2017You have a vague idea for a new video game. Where do you begin? I’m not a painter but I have...
212: How To Start Building a Video Game. Part 2.

212: How To Start Building a Video Game. Part 2.

https://www.takeupcode.com/podcast-player/673/212-start-building-video-game-part-2.mp3Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 10:21 | Recorded on December 3, 2017How do you make your idea more specific? It’s hard to make progress on a vague idea. This...
213: How To Start Building a Video Game. Part 3.

213: How To Start Building a Video Game. Part 3.

https://www.takeupcode.com/podcast-player/674/213-start-building-video-game-part-3.mp3Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 9:31 | Recorded on December 10, 2017What role will data play in your game? It doesn’t matter what type of application...
214: How To Start Building a Video Game. Part 4.

214: How To Start Building a Video Game. Part 4.

https://www.takeupcode.com/podcast-player/675/214-start-building-video-game-part-4.mp3Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 8:26 | Recorded on December 17, 2017You can take advantage of libraries and frameworks. Listen to the full episode to learn how...
215: How To Start Building a Video Game. Part 5.

215: How To Start Building a Video Game. Part 5.

https://www.takeupcode.com/podcast-player/676/215-start-building-video-game-part-5.mp3Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 6:33 | Recorded on December 24, 2017We all want to think big. But to get there, we need to think small. I’ve talked about this a...
216: How To Start Building a Video Game. Part 6.

216: How To Start Building a Video Game. Part 6.

https://www.takeupcode.com/podcast-player/677/216-start-building-video-game-part-6.mp3Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 10:46 | Recorded on December 30, 2017How is a video game different than any other application? Building a video game will help you...
217: How To Start Building a Video Game. Part 7.

217: How To Start Building a Video Game. Part 7.

https://www.takeupcode.com/podcast-player/678/217-start-building-video-game-part-7.mp3Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 7:33 | Recorded on January 7, 2018Work on the toughest problems first. And if you can’t solve them, then find a way around....
218: C++ Used To Program Video Games.

218: C++ Used To Program Video Games.

https://www.takeupcode.com/podcast-player/679/218-c-used-program-video-games.mp3Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 8:40 | Recorded on January 14, 2018Why is C++ such a good choice for writing games? The C++ language is used for many types of projects...
240: Video Game Update: Introducing The TUCUT Library.

240: Video Game Update: Introducing The TUCUT Library.

https://www.takeupcode.com/podcast-player/1245/240-video-game-update-introducing-the-tucut-library.mp3Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 9:21 | Recorded on August 5, 2018You can join an actual game development session almost every Saturday. This schedule...
233: Schedule Changes To Support Take Up Code.

233: Schedule Changes To Support Take Up Code.

https://www.takeupcode.com/podcast-player/735/233-schedule-changes-to-support-take-up-code.mp3Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 5:54 | Recorded on April 29, 2018The Take Up Code podcast needs your support! Listen to this episode for upcoming changes or...
Create a fun racing game from the beginning.

Create a fun racing game from the beginning.

Register Now For Next Available Class Racing Game Demo Video Build This Video Game In One Hour Even If This Is Your First Time Programming And Use It Again Later To Continue Learning Now that you have a working software development environment setup on your computer...
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