Learn to Program: Kodu Kingdom Defense
by Patrick Neborg
Use Kodu Game Lab to learn how to program a tower defense style game that can run on both a PC and Xbox.
What you'll learn
Our Kingdom has been invaded by a swarm of raiders marching to destroy our treasure. Join our adventure of learning how to build this tower defense game using Kodu game lab that you can play on either your Xbox or Desktop. We will see that we can easily create our very own immersive 3D tower defense and shooter game. With your creativity, we will explore concepts of game design from storyline and objectives; to controls, play modes, graphics, sounds, scoring, and levels.
About the author
Patrick has over 20 years experience implementing SOA solutions that utilize both web and desktop clients primarily using Microsoft's development technology stack. Currently, he utilizes C# and JScript along with T-SQL/LINQ and has previously worked extensively with other technologies such as VB.NET and WCF. In addition to implementing client specified solutions, Patrick implements Agile process based solutions utilizing Team Foundation Server (TFS). Over time he has taken on various technical ... moreroles across Financial Services, Insurance, and Non-Profit Management industries. Patrick holds a Master of Software Engineering from Penn State. He has presented at DonorPerfect Community Network Conference(DPCN) and National Women in Computer Technology(NWCT). Patrick is an active participant with Philly.Net. He has a passion for collaborating and sharing information with colleagues. In Patrick's spare time, he can be found volunteering for his local township youth soccer program as a coach, referee, technical resource, and board member.