I must start by thanking my parents for all of the opportunities they gave me when I was growing up and for encouraging my computer habit from a very young age.

Thank you to everyone at Apress for their assistance in getting this book written and delivered, in particular to Ewan Buckingham for getting the project underway and supporting it throughout, to Anamika Panchoo for her tireless assistance and encouragement, and to Ann Dickson for making the book much more readable than it would otherwise have been.

I owe thanks too to Don Sorcinelli for his invaluable input throughout the whole book—it’s always a pleasure Don! And thanks to Tom Spilman and the rest of the MonoGame dev team, too, without whom none of this would have been ...

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