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Solved How do I get started with graphics on the terminal?

clawhammer

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I am looking to make an old school style game such as NES games like super mario or elevator action. I've been searching around the internet for programming graphics on the terminal on unix but I haven't seen anything that I think is what I need. Does anyone have any suggestions on where to get started with this?

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I've been searching around the internet for programming graphics on the terminal on unix but I haven't seen anything that I think is what I need. Does anyone have any suggestions on where to get started with this?
SVGAlib might be a good start. But SDL is more commonly used. The plus point of SDL is that it can run with or without Xorg. It will even run on various other operating systems.

http://www.svgalib.org/jay/beginners_guide/beginners_guide.html
https://www.libsdl.org/
 

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