The completed game will look as follows:
Finished Catapult Wars Game
Task 1 – Basic game project with game state management
During this task, you will create an XNA Game Studio game project for the Windows Phone 7™ platform and add game state management capabilities to it by incorporating code which is supplied with this lab.
Start Visual Studio 2010 Express for the Windows Phone or Visual Studio 2010.
Note: The steps in this hands-on lab illustrate procedures using Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 with the Windows Phone Developer Tools, but they are equally applicable to Microsoft Visual Phone Developer 2010 Express. Instructions that refer generically to Visual Studio apply to both products.
Open Microsoft Visual Phone Developer 2010 Express from Start | All Programs | Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Express.
Visual Studio 2010: Open Visual Studio 2010 from Start | All Programs | Microsoft Visual Studio 2010.
In the File menu, choose New Project.
Visual Studio 2010: In the File menu, point to New and then select Project.
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