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This is an archived page.
This means that its content is considered to be valuable enough to keep online.

Having been part of the Visual Basic gaming cimmunity for a long time (since 1997), I downloaded many tutorials/projects/articles related to Visual Basic gaming development. Although VB5-6 is rather outdated now, keeping these files online is a tiny effort and might be good for anyone ever in a nostalgic mood.

The files have all been checked thoroughly for viruses. I do not accept any responsibility for anything that might happen by running the applications and/or source code.

If you might have some old (VB gaming related) files which you'd like to share, please consider contacting me. Please read the readmes for any license information, if there is such a thing included.

You can find additional VB related downloads at the VBGamer file archive. Some files might be double on these sites, since Eric, the author of the site, has been just atleast just as long in the VB Gaming scene as I have smile. If you are interested in seeing what has been made with Visual Basic in the past, check out VBGamer's Big gamelist. It will show that VB, back in the day, was quite usable for games.

Enjoy 8-)! I hope the files might be of any use to you.

filename description size d'ls
VB - Truevision7 Multiplayer engine src.zip TV7 multiplayer engine 42.1KB 1986
VB - DirectX Net Pong.zip Multiplayer pong game 161.1KB 1942
VB - DirectX special effects information.zip 77KB 1833
VB - Phoneshoot (visual basic example).zip 63.8KB 1809
VB - Walls3d rm example.zip 3D scene in Direct3D retained mode 587.9KB 1946
VB - Directsound mp3 demo.zip Playing MP3's with DirectSound 1820.1KB 1936
VB - Menace3d.zip 3D Game in DirectX7, this game started my DX/VB 'career' 55.7KB 2107
VB - DirectX RPG game.zip 322.7KB 2110
VB - Retained mode example.zip A 3D Retained mode example. 101.8KB 1717
VB - Solarsystem rm example.zip Our solarsystem in Direct3D Retained Mode, VB 31.3KB 1900
VB - DirectX3 typelib.zip Required to use DX3 in VB 74.9KB 1820
VB - Directx examples.zip 176.5KB 2177
VB - Truevision8 engine newer.zip Truevision 8 source code 1824.3KB 1811
VB - DirectX RPG.zip 54.4KB 2063
VB - DirectX tutorial 7.zip 40.2KB 1834
VB - Truevision8 SDK docs.zip Documentation for Truevision8 359.3KB 1824
VB - Truevision8 tutorial.zip A tutorial for Truevision8 9.7KB 1706
VB - DirectDraw fullscreen example.zip 6.8KB 1770
VB - Truevision8 compiled DLL.zip Compiled version of TV8 (regsvr32 it) 406KB 1770
VB - Jump point ion engine code.zip Space shooter in VB 594.4KB 1872
VB - Open gl for visual basic.zip OpenGL in VB6 demo. 30.8KB 1974
VB - Truevision8 Editor.zip Level editor for Truevision8. 97.4KB 1825
VB - Direct input.zip 4.8KB 1840
VB - Directplay example.zip 4.1KB 1874
VB - TrueVision 7.zip Truevision7 source 317.5KB 1764
VB - OGE engine.zip 2295.7KB 2068
VB - Directx template.zip 15.3KB 1666
VB - DirectX effects alpha blend demo.zip 68.1KB 1877
VB - Truevision8 Camera spline.zip Smooth camera splines/animation in TV8. 838.4KB 1754
VB - Truevision8 PAK file example.zip PAK file demo, packaging game data in one big file. 380.1KB 1738
VB - DirectX engine various features.zip 247.9KB 1828
VB - DirectDraw Textout example.zip 4.2KB 1802
VB - Truevision8 dynamic textures example.zip Painting on the terrain using dynamic textures. 387KB 1753
VB - DirectDraw helper.zip 10.8KB 1698
VB - Truevision8 tutorial2.zip Another tutorial for Truevision8 8.8KB 1748
VB - Dykstra's path finding algorithm graphical (Jack).zip Dykstra's Pathfinding in VB 61.6KB 1753
VB - Truevision8 Shader tutorial.zip How to use shaders in TV8 64.7KB 1721
VB - Truevision8 sound engine.zip Showing how to use the TV8 sound engine. 31.1KB 1718
VB - Direct3D Land demo.zip 121.5KB 1842
VB - Truevision Mousepick example halflife model.zip 284.4KB 1765
VB - Truevision8 - Simple landscape.zip Simple landscape demo for TV8 106.2KB 1761
VB - Truevision8 isometric view example.zip 708.7KB 1782
VB - DirectGraphics mario example.zip A (very) simple mario demo in DirectGraphics (DX8) 54.2KB 2018
VB - Truevision8 car example.zip 254.6KB 1711
VB - Truevision8 Movie engine.zip Movie engine for TV8, not sure what it is. Probably something with 'widescreen' view? 6.7KB 1691
VB - Truevision MDL FPS example.zip Loading a MDL in the old (open source) Truevision engine 622KB 1851
VB - Room3d example2.zip One fo the earlier Direct3D immediate mode examples, a true classic! 3D environment in VB. 220.4KB 1931
VB - Direct3D demo 2.zip 84.3KB 1738
VB - DirectX Large surfaces.zip 90.1KB 1701
VB - Direct3D demo 1.zip 63KB 1757
VB - Truevision8 engine source.zip And, again, another version of the TV8 code. 211.5KB 1741
VB - Truevision8 Lensflare example.zip A lens flare in TrueVision8 engine 70KB 1746
VB - Jump point ion.zip RTS written in VB 832.4KB 2271
VB - Oge2 demo example.zip 88.8KB 1712
VB - Path finding example vb.zip 43KB 1826
VB - Direct3D Explosion blending example.zip 126.2KB 1785
VB - Directx tutorial (vb).zip 143.5KB 1928
VB - Truevision8 engine source 2.zip Another version of the TV8 source. 219.2KB 1717
VB - Truevision8 MD3 viewer.zip 309.1KB 1892
VB - Truevision8 particle example.zip 8.7KB 1626
TLB - Win32 typelib.zip Required to use DX3-6 in VB 239.7KB 1989
VB - Directplay chat.zip 15.9KB 1723
VB - Directx turret example.zip 16.1KB 1838
VB - Xd3demo2.zip Great demo, shows various 3D/2D techniques in VB. 580.4KB 1991
VB - BSP demo.zip Simple demo showing how BSP works. 3.4KB 1882
VB - Alpha24 alpha blending libary source.zip Allows you to use alphablending in DirectDraw 414.6KB 1721
DX7 - Streaming music example.zip Showing how to stream music using DirectSound 19.1KB 1734
VB - Truevision8 terrain example.zip Terrain demo for Truevision8 1169.1KB 1778
VB - Truevision8 Terrainexample.zip Terrain in Truevision8 1306.9KB 1736
VB - DirectPlay example 2.zip 4.1KB 1697
VB - Truevision 8 Example1.zip 105.5KB 1676
VB - DirectX Surface example.zip 115.1KB 1861
VB - Menace vb example.zip 2D version of this interesting game. 283.6KB 1800
VB - DirectX Lightning demonstration (math).zip Nice lighting demonstration, using Direct3D and math. 7.8KB 2316
VB - DirectX Particles demonstration.zip 140.8KB 1813
VB - Truevision 8 Example1.zip 105.5KB 1668
VB - Truevision8 Bezier patch.zip Animated bezier patch demo for TV8 67.9KB 1670
VB - Truevision8 compiled.zip Another compiled version of TV8 583.2KB 1753
VB - Truevision8 engine newer + examples.zip Complete Truevision8 source + examples 2189.4KB 1932
VB - Truevision8 Hovertanks game.zip 1180.5KB 1712
TLB - DIrectX6 Typelib.zip Required to use DX6 in VB 93.6KB 1796
VB - Direct draw example.zip 2.3KB 1775
VB - Directsound example.zip How to use DirectSound. 2.4KB 1887
VB - DirectSound helper.zip 178.3KB 1741
VB - DirectX floor.zip 200.3KB 1895
VB - Z ricks (vb game).zip Breakout style game made in VB. 338.1KB 1866
VB - 3DS file reader.zip How to load 3DS files in VB. 30.7KB 1982
VB - DirextX7 rotating cube.zip 3D Rotating cube in DirectX7 56.4KB 1840
VB - Direct3D for 2D demo.zip Direct3D for 2D aka "5D" or "hybrid" 400.8KB 1721
VB - Direct3D Racer demo.zip Some car game? 425.8KB 1885
VB - DXF mesh reader.zip Read DXF mesh with pure VB code 51.9KB 2015
VB - DirectX OCX engine.zip 943.7KB 1858
VB - Direct3D sprite demo.zip 6.7KB 1789
DLL - Directx 5 typelib.zip Required to use DX5 in VB 80.6KB 1853
94 files 27.1MB 172319
a total of 50476.3MB has been downloaded.