Designing/building a game.

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This is probably a question that has been asked countless times before, but here we go.

I am having to have an operation in a few months (unless things change drastically) which will leave me unable to work for 3 to 4 months or so, so the laptop/DS/WII (certain games only) are going to be invaluable friends along with the countless books I will no doubt read.

I was thinking, why not try and create a game, for the DS or possibly even the WII (who knows)

But.... where to start?

Does anyone have any advice on where to start, what should I be looking up i.e. coding etc. Even if I don't succeed,it will pass the time on.

Appreciate any help.

Thanks
 

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C++ is a good place to start
but dont plan on jumping right into creating games
you have have to learn all ins and outs first
 

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