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Microsoft® XNA® Game Studio 4.0: Learn Programming Now! by Rob Miles

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Chapter 16. Creating Multi-Player Networked Games

  • See how Microsoft XNA games can be made to connect together.

  • Look at the C# constructions that let network games exchange data.

  • Create a multi-player game for Microsoft Windows PC or Xbox.

Introduction

You are well on the way to becoming a full-fledged programmer. You don’t know everything yet, but you have enough programming and XNA knowledge to produce very playable (and marketable) games. One XNA feature that is worth exploring, though, is the way that XNA makes networked games possible.

In this chapter, we are going to find out a bit about how networks function and create a simple networked game for PC or Xbox.

Note

At the moment, it’s not possible to use these XNA features on Windows Phone

Networks ...

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