So far seems like the breakdown will be this...
Language: C# or C++
Graphics: Open GL
Communication : realtime (mIRC), offline (DIC messages)
Time commitment: 5-10Hrs per week
Short-term goals: Learn basics of language we're using
make a calculator
solve some math problems like (find the number of multiples of 3 and 5 from 1-1000)
get graphics and audio into a program
recreate a pong game
Long-term goals: Make a platform clone
Create a tetris clone
Endtime goal:Create a simple 2d rpg game
If you need more information modi123 let us know. We're thrilled that your considering this and we're asking for a mentor only for problems we run into that really don't get solved by guides or seem unclear from the skill sets we're learned.