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2D Game Programming
Simple Directmedia Layer - 2D game programming SDK.
Another 2D game programming SDK
Resource for 2D Jump-n-Run game programming
Here you can find all the documentation for DirectX
Has good forums and really good DirectX tutorials
Another DX tutorials page done by someone who knows his stuff
Good tutorials on DirectX and OpenGL
This forum FAQ answers lots of DX questions
Best reference for EVERYTHING. Never forget this one.
Game Development Organizations
The Zenipex Library is a game development framework, created with the goal of allowing someone with some knowledge of C++ to create 2D and 3D games for platforms including Windows, MacOS X, and Linux. OpenGL and Direct3D 9 are both supported.
General Game Programming
Great place for all things game development related. Best game development forums I've seen and great columns and tutorials
Great game development resource. Includes a "Jobs" and "Companies" section. You can post your resume here. In addition there are a myriad of articles and tutorials here
Another great game development resource
A general game programming resource
Game programming tutorials for Windows, OpenGL, DirectX and more.
Great online magazine for game development
Great resource for tools such as UnrealEd and 3DStudioMax. This site contains video tutorials for such tools.
Game development resource
Great resource on C/C++ programming
Best resource for MS programming - Including DirectX, C++, C and C#
Best reference for using the Standard Template Library in C++
If you learn by looking at code, then this is the place to go. Open source projects are in here.
Nice page for beginning windows programming
One stop shop for free programming resources
The Freesound Project is a collaborative database of Creative Commons licensed sounds. Freesound focusses only on sound, not songs.
Top website for modding and discussing the game Marvel: Ultimate Alliance, X-Men Legends 2, and other Marvel games.
Designing levels (for engines like Unreal in particular)
#1 resource for Unreal modding
Good Unreal modding website.
Another great Unreal modding site. Contains video tutorials for UnrealEd.
"The Unreal Wiki is an open, collaborative site, aiming to gather reference, tutorials and ideas for the Unreal engine. It is written by a large number of mappers, coders and modellers. Everybody is invited to contribute; everybody is an editor including you!"
#1 resource for Half-Life modding
The official website for OpenGL
Probably the most popular OpenGL resource on the web
Online books to get you started(they correspond with OpenGL 1.1)
This forum FAQ answers a good amount of OpenGL questions
A free image and photo editing software for Windows. Much easier to use than Photoshop.
3D modeller for those with money
Probably the best (and most complex) image editor around
An excellent and free PhotoShop alternative. Open-source and runs on Windows, Mac, and Linux.
Fairly powerful open-source (free) audio editing software. Supports many plugins, and is cross-platform.
A 3D modeller by the makers of Truespace. This one is more game-oriented and more affordable.
Pretty expensive (but extremely powerful) digital audio editor
Another expensive 3D modeller