Introduction to 2D Game Programming with XNA

Learn how to create a basic 2D game using XNA.
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Learn how to create a basic 2D game using XNA.
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2D Graphics
36m 7s
Input
51m 37s
Collisions
1h 18m
Animations
42m 44s
Sounds
15m 54s
Finishing
57m 29s
Publishing
21m 10s
Game programming doesn't have to be difficult. If you've wanted to learn how to program simple games for Xbox, Windows or Windows Phone 7, but have been intimidated by the complexity, this course is for you! This course walks you through using the Microsoft XNA framework to build a simple 2D space shooting game, exploring numerous game programming concepts along the way. Topics explored include: creating and using 2D graphics, accepting input from keyboards, mice, game controllers and touch screens, working with sounds and animation and much more. The course concludes by demonstrating how to deploy the game to a real Xbox 360 console and various application marketplaces.

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Table of Contents
2D Graphics
36m 7s
Input
51m 37s
Collisions
1h 18m
Animations
42m 44s
Sounds
15m 54s
Finishing
57m 29s
Publishing
21m 10s
Description
Game programming doesn't have to be difficult. If you've wanted to learn how to program simple games for Xbox, Windows or Windows Phone 7, but have been intimidated by the complexity, this course is for you! This course walks you through using the Microsoft XNA framework to build a simple 2D space shooting game, exploring numerous game programming concepts along the way. Topics explored include: creating and using 2D graphics, accepting input from keyboards, mice, game controllers and touch screens, working with sounds and animation and much more. The course concludes by demonstrating how to deploy the game to a real Xbox 360 console and various application marketplaces.
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Course info
Level
Intermediate
Rating
(139)
Duration
5h 22m
Released
28 Sep 2012
Course authors

John Sonmez is the founder of Simple Programmer (http://simpleprogrammer.com), where he tirelessly pursues his vision of transforming complex issues into simple solutions

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