Essential XNA Game Studio 2.0 Programming

Essential XNA Game Studio 2.0 Programming

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Essential XNA Game Studio 2.0 Programming provides both hobbyists and experienced programmers with the information they need to take advantage of Microsofta€™s powerful XNA Framework and XNA Game Studio to produce professional-level games for both the PC and the Xbox 360. Beginners learn the fundamentals of 2D game development, creating a complete top-down shooter. Intermediate and advanced users can jump right into 3D game development and create a version of the 3D game that takes advantage of hardware acceleration using High-Level Shader Language (HLSL). Learn how to build an input system to receive events from devices; use the Microsoft Cross-Platform Audio Creation Tool (XACT) to integrate sounds and music into your game; design difficulty systems to tailor your game to players with different skill levels; create a multiplayer game using the networking features of the XNA Framework; implement an achievement system to provide incentive for continued play of your can use to help figure out where problems might lie: the XNA Remote Performance Monitor for Xbox 360. Using this tool you can ... On the Xbox 360 console, start XNA Game Studio Connect and then select Launch. 2. On your desktopanbsp;...

Title:Essential XNA Game Studio 2.0 Programming
Author:Jim Perry, Allen Sherrod
Publisher:Jones & Bartlett Learning - 2010-10-25


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