Hi Liam,
No, you definitely are not the only person in the universe that feels
that way.  I have no trouble with giving new developers a leg up, but
spoon feeding is not the answer. Giving someone a wizard with the
ability to click here and click that to make a game is just too
restrictive and will result in a lack of originality and will provent
a developer from finding his/her personal style.
I suppose the reason I feel so strongly about this is the fact I
learned the hard way myself. I took classes on VB, C++, Java, etc and
I believe I got a superior education for it. I not only learned the
languages but the mechanics of why and how they work. I have never
wished to go back and start with a wizard or similar type of tool as I
know that would never really teach me what I wanted to know.

On 7/14/10, Liam Erven <liamer...@gmail.com> wrote:
> I must be the one person in the universe who gets annoyed by this.  I had
> always hoped that BGt would be there for people to create new and original
> game concepts. Not to take a generic template and maybe modify a few lines
> and call it a game.  BGT offers an excelent help file which gives plenty of
> information on how to get started.  I do not believe that the world should
> be spoon-fed everything.  I have always believed that if you want something
> bad enough, you will find ways to make it happen.

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