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Learn to program games using Michael Snow's Game Programming with Silverlight (1598639064, $39.99), a web-based application ideal for game development. Any interested in game design will find this offers a fine survey of all the features of Silverlight 3 used in game creation, teaching application basics and then how to create objects, animate them, network a game to make it a multiplayer experience, and more. The complete source code for the book is also available for download in a fine guide for any game programmer. Jerry Lee Ford Jr.'s GETTING STARTED WITH GAME MAKER (1598638823, $34.99) shows game developers how to create their own computer games--without programming knowledge. Using Game Maker's simple drag-and-drop format and step-by-step instructions, this title shows gamers how to produce games without worrying about learning programming skills.

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Title Annotation:'Game Programming with Silverlight', 'Getting Started with Game Maker'
Publication:Internet Bookwatch
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Date:Sep 1, 2009
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