The DXGame Engine is a 2D game engine/toolkit for Visual Basic 6 that allows even novice programmers to quickly get a project up and running. Even if you have limited programming experience you will be surprised how easy it is to get results.
Hardware accelerated "2D using 3D" engine. Utilizing the power of DirectX 8 technologies, your games will effortlessly take advantage of modern features like alpha channel, rotation, scaling (x&y), opacity, with minimal to zero performance hit.
For programmers already familiar with "bitblit" or "Directx 7 direct draw", the DXGame Engine is a perfect upgrade path for you to work with.
DemoPack #1 - (2mb)
This demo pack demonstrates 4 different styles of games that can be designed using the DXGame Engine. These are just demos or works in progress and are not full games. The source code to these demos are available in the tutorial download section.
Fireworks Supreme Screensaver - (3mb)
Download the FREE Fireworks Supreme Screensaver designed using the DXGame Engine and the DXGame Engine Screensaver Design Shell. This is a complete installation download. You don't need to download anything else to install and run the screensaver.
The above demos require DirectX 8.1 or higher, a decent 3D card, and the VB6 runtimes already installed.
The DXGame Engine is 100% FREE for freeware projects.
Currently there are over 80 forum users experimenting with the DXGame Engine. Stop by the site sometime, checkout the engine and see for yourself how easy it is to get something up and running.