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Vircon32: Tutorials

This section contains tutorials that will teach you how to create games for the console, and provide you with example functions and assets that you can use in your own projects.

Remember that another good learning resource is the source code of the test roms and other programs. These projects have been written taking care of code organization and including many comments to be easy to understand.

Sources Tutorials: Robot game (version: 2021.12.16)
This is a set of small sample projects to guide you through the different aspects of the game creation process in Vircon32. With it you will create a simple game base like the one in the image below. Currently includes the following parts:
  • Part 1A: Hello world (with text)
  • Part 1B: Hello world (with image and sound)
  • Part 2: Player inputs and movement
  • Part 3: Using tile maps
  • Part 4: Detecting collisions
Sources Tutorials: Writing text (version: 2022.01.03)
Most games or programs will need to show basic text, or even just numbers for a score. This set of tutorials shows different ways in which you can write text, from basic to more advanced. Currently includes the following parts:
  • Part 1: Using the default font
  • Part 2: Building strings by joining parts
  • Part 3: Custom numbers with no font
  • Part 4: Constant-width font
  • Part 5: Variable-width font
  • Part 6: Text alignment