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Airplane War 0.2

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Airplane War is a basic flight simulator designed in C# and directx 9

Sample screenshot

Introduction

Airplane War is a basic flight simulator designed in C# and directx 9 which was one of the first games ever released after DirectX9. Its main purpose was to allow new developers to learn how to code in C# and managed DirectX but it can become a serious flight simulator for gamers.

Version 0.2 includes new enhancements from the first release:

  • Improved game physics.
  • Improved DirectInput, now it supports keyboard, joystick, keypad and mouse.
  • Added DirectPlay to allow playing on network.
  • Recoded to make it clearer.
  • Airplane now follows the landscape.

If you want to help in future releases, specially graphics and 3d designers but also developers are needed. You are more than welcome to join. Just go to: www.sourceforge.net/projects/airplanewar and drop me a message.

Things still to do

  • Add sound (anyone willing to look for sound libraries and some cool effects?)
  • Add friction when landing.
  • Add collision detection between airplanes.
  • Add network shooting.

As I said, anyone is more than welcome to help finish the game.

Airplane Controls:

Keyboard

0 to turn off engine.
1 to 9 to turn on and full speed engine.
space bar to shoot.
Arrow keys to move around.

Joysticks/Gamepads

Just play around with it, standard controls.

History

Version 0.1 (December 21st, 2002):

  • First version released and first game released using directx 9 managed code.
  • Written in less than 24 long hours.

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Comments and Discussions

 
Questionairplanewar02 Pin
Matthew Slager10-Sep-14 9:36
Matthew Slager10-Sep-14 9:36 
Generaland out of this came this Pin
Joaquin Grech (Creative1)12-May-11 3:54
Joaquin Grech (Creative1)12-May-11 3:54 
Hi
Long time no posting. Just letting you know that out of this project I turned it into a real game here: http://goo.gl/MgZLH
It´s called Dogfight and works on mobile platforms.
The code base is an extension of the code I posted here in 2002, so if you manage it to import it to newer versions of Visual Studio, you should know you can achieve things like this!
http://www.joaquingrech.com

QuestionRe: and out of this came this Pin
coolshark6-Jun-12 3:52
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Questionwinrar Pin
coregod7-Nov-07 6:02
coregod7-Nov-07 6:02 
GeneralGreat intro... but lacking Pin
CodingBruce12-Jul-07 13:09
CodingBruce12-Jul-07 13:09 
GeneralRe: Great intro... but lacking Pin
Joaquin Grech (Creative1)12-Jul-07 13:20
Joaquin Grech (Creative1)12-Jul-07 13:20 
GeneralRe: Great intro... but lacking Pin
CodingBruce12-Jul-07 13:32
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GeneralUpdate Pin
CodingBruce18-Jul-07 12:11
CodingBruce18-Jul-07 12:11 
Generalcompilation errors Pin
Md Saleem Navalur15-Jun-07 9:25
Md Saleem Navalur15-Jun-07 9:25 
Generalcompilation errors Pin
Georgi Petrov27-Jun-06 3:36
Georgi Petrov27-Jun-06 3:36 
Generalconverting Ansi C to C# Pin
Luu Khoa16-Oct-03 17:23
Luu Khoa16-Oct-03 17:23 
GeneralRe: converting Ansi C to C# Pin
Christian Graus16-Oct-03 18:59
protectorChristian Graus16-Oct-03 18:59 
Generalthere is a exception in the program. Pin
firnwolf23-Sep-03 6:32
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GeneralRe: there is a exception in the program. Pin
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suss23-Sep-03 6:41 
GeneralRe: there is a exception in the program. Pin
Kevin Yan8-Jan-04 3:04
Kevin Yan8-Jan-04 3:04 
GeneralRe: there is a exception in the program. Pin
Joaquin Grech (Creative1)8-Jan-04 13:31
Joaquin Grech (Creative1)8-Jan-04 13:31 
GeneralRe: there is a exception in the program. Pin
vladeemir6-May-04 7:31
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GeneralRe: there is a exception in the program. Pin
Anonymous8-May-04 5:30
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GeneralDirectX9 Pin
bobsheep2-Jul-03 2:40
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GeneralRe: DirectX9 Pin
Joaquin Grech (Creative1)2-Jul-03 3:27
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wcater2-Jul-03 4:14
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Joaquin Grech (Creative1)2-Jul-03 4:18
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