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Arashilmaran Each chapter offers a self-contained lesson with illustrations and annotated examples, along with exercises and review questions to help you test your understanding and practice new skills as you go. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Return to Book Page. I wish more programming books would do that. Jaime rated it it was amazing Jun 23, Once There are no chapters that will seem out of place, as if the author is attempting to shove a chapter too advanced for the books title in just to have an extra bullet point on the back.
Having never done game programming before reading this book, it is a very good introduction to the subject. May 19, Michael Hagar rated it aaroh liked it. You should have a basic understanding of programming before reading this book. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Matt Green rated it liked it Nov 07, The book maintains an introductory tone throughout the text and explains its topics well.
To ask other readers questions about Learning XNA 4. Amazon Learninh Stream millions of songs. So as a whole this is a book full of very little filler, zaron good information. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Learn more about Amazon Prime. All of the material is presented in the context of building a few simple games using the techniques you have reeed learning.
It does however, get you started if you are just being introduced to 3D concepts. First, it was highly rated and well-reviewed. A multiplayer chapter follows with a focus on split-screen and network game development. This book is an excellent tutorial of XNA and gives clear examples leanring covers concepts which will remain valid in game development forever. Preview — Learning XNA 4. First up is a 2D sprite based game with power-up objects to rede, enemies to avoid and scoring.
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The game is simple, but does well in establishing a basis for future development. I quickly found that there are a few very specific details that are never touched upon, aafon many would expect when making a modern PC game.
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