Would you like to create your own games, but never have the time to dig into the details of multimedia programming? Now you donat have to! XNA makes it simple to create your own games, which will run on your PC and Xbox 360 console. Even if you donat know how to program at all, Beginning XNA 2.0 Game Programming: From Novice to Professional will teach you the basics of C# 2005 programming along the way. Donat get overwhelmed with details you donat need to knowa just learn what you need to start creating your own games right now! The fastapaced introduction to XNA and the C# language provides professional developers a quick-start guide to creating a commercial product using XNA, as well as offering home enthusiasts or hobbyists everything they need to begin putting together games in their spare time. Youall discover and understand all the key concepts required to create smooth, professionalalooking results in a range of gaming genres. Every reader will come away with a firm foundation onto which they can build more advanced ideas. What youall learn Game Planning and Programming Basics 2-D Graphics, Audio, and Input Basics Creating Your First 2-D Game Improving Your First 2-D Game Basics of Game Networking Rock Rain Live! 3-D Game Programming Basics Rendering Pipeline, Shaders, and Effects Lights, Camera, Transformations! Generating a Terrain Skeletal Animation Creating a Third-Person Shooter Game Who this book is for Anyone approaching XNA programming for the Xbox 360 for the first timeNPD. com), a leading US marketing information provider, computer and video game sales totaled more than seven billion dollars in ... a nonprofessional game developer can create single and multiplayer games that can run on both PCs and the Xbox 360 console. ... The samples in this book, which include some complete games, will give you the knowledge you need to create your own simple games.
|Title||:||Beginning XNA 2.0 Game Programming|
|Author||:||Alexandre Santos Lobao, Bruno Pereira Evangelista, Antonio Leal de Farias|
|Publisher||:||Apress - 2008-04-29|