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Game programming in C#

Has anyone done any basic game programming in C#?
Does anyone know of any sites for beginner game programming in C#?

Thanks in advance...

Monday, December 15, 2003

Michael H. Pryor (fogcreek)
Monday, December 15, 2003

I don't see alot of examples around but search for the keyword csgl/cs-sdl on google. These are managed libraries for OpenGL and SDL. They are a bit raw so you still have to write your own game engine library. Microsoft gives out a DirectX library for .Net too I think (or are coming out with one).

Li-fan Chen
Tuesday, December 16, 2003

Yup, it's "Managed DirectX."  According to the earlier thread, it's only about 10% slower than native DirectX.  (Haven't tried it myself.)

There are several books on the subject.

Robert Jacobson
Tuesday, December 16, 2003

Just a friendly reminder than Game Programming != Graphics Programming.  Managed DirectX just gives you an API.  But writing a game in C# is something that there's not much collective experience with yet.

Tuesday, December 16, 2003

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