Chapter 15. Distributing Your Game

So your masterpiece is complete. The graphics are drawn and animating, the game logic is working, everything is sounding great, navigation around the different sections of the game is all done, and you have all sorts of extras such as high scores, tombstoning support, and information pages. Now it is time to share your creation with the rest of the world.

The actual process of sharing is pretty straightforward: you submit your game to the Windows Phone 7 Marketplace. Microsoft will check that the game meets its submission requirements, and (assuming Microsoft is satisfied with the way the game works), it appears in the Marketplace within a few days, ready for others to download.

Using the Marketplace is the only ...

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