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by jbskaggs
Tue Dec 15, 2020 6:09 pm
Forum: General
Topic: why am I getting this error?
Replies: 4
Views: 4736

Re: why am I getting this error?

Awesome and thanks! I think is what I am look for. hero = { image = love.graphics.newImage("hero.png"), x = 0, y = 0 } I shall try it out. So you create a table and add variables to it. X and y are not set, but is x and y reserved variables that always refer to 2d coordinates?
by jbskaggs
Tue Dec 15, 2020 5:19 pm
Forum: General
Topic: why am I getting this error?
Replies: 4
Views: 4736

why am I getting this error?

I know I am missing something completely fundamental and obvious, but Im getting why this doesnt work and I have gone thru quite a few examples and videos and I am only getting more confused. I am getting this error Error main.lua:33: attempt to compare nil with number Traceback main.lua:33: in func...
by jbskaggs
Sun Dec 13, 2020 5:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Hi new here, Love 2d looks nice!
Replies: 5
Views: 4521

Re: Hi new here, Love 2d looks nice!

Thank you for the well written reply. I wasn't criticize your suggestion on tutorial I was simply saying it is hard fore to stay focused that long.


The use of tables and class in interesting. The language of lua is easy to read so hopefully not too difficult.
by jbskaggs
Sun Dec 13, 2020 9:08 am
Forum: General
Topic: Hi new here, Love 2d looks nice!
Replies: 5
Views: 4521

Re: Hi new here, Love 2d looks nice!

I wrote my first program in love2d- nothing big but it was a breakthru for me. Not a tutorial but my first attempt of only using api documentation. Just a background, sprite, and sprite follows mouse. But it unlocked the process for me. I personally have a hard time following tutorials. Though I do ...
by jbskaggs
Sun Dec 13, 2020 4:48 am
Forum: General
Topic: Hi new here, Love 2d looks nice!
Replies: 5
Views: 4521

Re: Hi new here, Love 2d looks nice!

Thanks! Ill check it out.
by jbskaggs
Sat Dec 12, 2020 5:29 pm
Forum: Support and Development
Topic: Worried about continuing my relationship with LÖVE :(
Replies: 9
Views: 2882

Re: Worried about continuing my relationship with LÖVE :(

Many games use combinations of languages. A skilled programmer can actually use the best language for a particular task and tie it back to an engine in a completely different language.
by jbskaggs
Sat Dec 12, 2020 4:37 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Hi new here, Love 2d looks nice!
Replies: 5
Views: 4521

Hi new here, Love 2d looks nice!

Im a 51 yo man- I have created a ton of games in the past two decades. Gamemaker, Python, VB6, Basic, Gambas, Panda3d, and Godot. A year ago I was stricken with serious health problems, cancer, sepsis, etc and suffered terrible memory loss and developed difficulty learning new things. Here recently ...