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Beginning XNA 3.0 Game Programming: From Novice to Professional by Riemer Grootjans, José Antonio Leal de Farias, Bruno Evangelista, Alexandre Santos Lobão

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CHAPTER 6Rock Rain Live!

The game in Chapter 4 mainly showed a playability change, allowing a match between two players on the same PC or on the same Xbox 360 console. This is nice, but how about being able to play with your friend on the other side of the world? And what about matches with one player running on a PC and another one on an Xbox 360? Wouldn't that be cool?

In this chapter, you'll use the concepts in the previous chapter and add a networked multiplayer feature to Rock Rain, called multiplayer online. This new version is named Rock Rain Live.

Planning Rock Rain Live

Rock Rain Enhanced already implements many of the features that you need for a new multiplayer online version of Rock Rain. For the new version, you'll add a new item ...

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