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Java Game Development - Where to start?

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Hey guys, I'm new here and I was wondering if any of you could point me in the direction of some good books or nice tutorials on game development using java or suggestions for what I should learn next. I have a basic understanding in java, so I have made some programs like bouncing objects around and scrolling objects, but I think the hardest part for me is all the advanced graphics and using JFrame. I know how to use it, but is there a recommended or standard way to setup the window? I have seen some examples that implement runnable and others that don't.

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You could start with lwjgl to learn what works and what doesn't and gain some more experience. Then branch out to writing what lwjgl provides already
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