This lab introduces you to XNA Game Studio game development on Windows Phone 7™, as well as to the basics of game development using the XNA Game Studio.
During the course of this lab you will build a simple 2D game using the XNA Game Studio, while getting familiar with the key concepts of the XNA Game Studio game development, and learn how to use Microsoft Visual 2010 Express with the Windows Phone 7™ SDK to build and design your XNA games for phone based on Windows Phone 7™.
At the end of the lab you will have:
A high-level understanding of the XNA Game Studio game engine model within Windows Phone 7™ applications
Learned how to use resources (images, fonts, etc.) in your XNA Game Studio game
Learned how to add game logic
Learned about the drawing mechanism for Windows Phone 7™ XNA Game Studio games
Learned how to use touch and gesture input to control your game
Learned how to use the phone tombstoning, isolated storage and choosers and launcher capabilities
The following is required in order to complete this hands-on lab:
Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Express for Windows Phone or Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 with Windows Phone 7™ Add-In for Visual Studio 2010 installed
This hands-on lab includes two excercises built from the following tasks:
Basic game project with game state management
First game screens and menus
Basic game rendering
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