Now you can build your own games for your Xbox 360, Windows Phone 7, or Windows-based PC-as you learn the underlying concepts for computer programming. Use this hands-on guide to dive straight into your first project-adding new tools and tricks to your arsenal as you go. No experience required! * Learn XNA and C# fundamentals-and increase the challenge with each chapter * Write code to create and control game behavior * Build your game's display-from graphics and text to lighting and 3-D effects * Capture and cue sounds * Process input from keyboards and gamepads * Create features for one or multiple players * Tweak existing games-and invent totally new ones
Publisher: Microsoft Press,U.S.