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3D Game Development with Microsoft Silverlight 3 Beginner's Guide by Gastón C. Hillar

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Summary

We learned a lot in this chapter about digital content recognition, manipulation, conversion, and creation. Specifically, we prepared a development environment and the tools to work with 2D content and Silverlight 3. We recognized digital art assets from an existing game—the legendary Invaders. We created and prepared digital content for two new 2D games—one raster art based and the other vector graphics based. We understood the different tools involved in a 2D game development process and learned many techniques to manipulate, convert, preview, and scale digital content. We acknowledged the advantages of vector-based graphics as well as its performance trade-offs. We created our first Silverlight application using vector-based XAML graphics, ...

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