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Microsoft® XNA® Game Studio 2.0: Learn Programming Now!
Author Rob Miles
Pages 336
Disk 1 null
Level Beginner
Published 02/13/2008
ISBN 9780735625228
Price $29.99
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Companion Content

Welcome to the companion content page for Microsoft XNA Game Studio 2.0: Learn Programming Now!, which has code and a link related to this book. For additional information, see the book's Introduction.

Code Samples

Download the Code Samples (194.00 MB).

System Requirements
You’ll need the following hardware and software to build and run the code samples for this book.
  • Windows PC with 3D graphics acceleration, if you want to run your XNA games on your PC.
  • Microsoft Windows XP with Service Pack 2 or Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 C# Express Edition or Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Standard Edition or Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Professional Edition or Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team Suite.
  • Microsoft XNA Game Studio 2.0.
  • To test your games on a console, you will need an Xbox 360 fitted with a hard disk. Your Xbox 360 must be connected to Xbox Live and you will need to join the XNA Creators Club.
Installing the Code Samples
After you download the code samples file to your computer, run the installer and follow the instructions that appear.

Uninstalling the Code Samples
To remove the code samples from your computer, make the appropriate selection from Add Or Remove Programs in the Control Panel.

Find the Full Games on the Author's Web Site

In the course of learning how to use C# and XNA in this book, you will create some very silly games, including Color Nerve, Mind Reader, Gamepad Racer, Bread and Cheese, Button Bash, and Pell Mell Pellmanism. You can download the full versions of these games from the author's Web site at and use them at your next party.

Support Information

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the book and the companion content.

As corrections or changes are collected, they will be added to a Microsoft Knowledge Base article. You can find Knowledge Base articles and other support options at the following location: Microsoft Press Book and CD Support Web Site.

Last Updated: Saturday, January 26, 2008