Packt video courses are designed to cover the breadth of the topic in short, hands-on, task-based videos. Each course is divided into short manageable sections, so you can watch the whole thing or jump to the bit you need. The focus is on practical instructions and screencasts showing you how to get the job done. This course will thoroughly explain the aspects of building a 3D game for Windows using XNA. It won’t explain the C# programming language itself, nor object-oriented programming; but it will cover all the basics, including the much dreaded Math. This is the right video course for anyone, if:
You are interested in game development
You want to start building games for Windows Phones
Brecht Kets is a Senior Lecturer at Howest University in Belgium, where he teaches game development in one of the leading international game development study programs, Digital Arts and Entertainment (www.digitalartsandentertainment.com). He's been actively involved in game development for several years, and has been writing about XNA since the launch in December 2006. He hosts the website www.3dgameprogramming.net and has received the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional award in the category DirectX/XNA five times in a row for his contributions in the community. Brecht has also co-authored the video series XNA 3D Game Development By Example, Packt Publishing.
Thomas Goussaert graduated in Digital Arts And Entertainment (DAE), from Howest University. With a wide range of skills acquired by his studies, he explored the world of programming and game development. Thomas is always curious and eager to learn new things; always feeding his passion for programming. Now he's a lecturer at Howest University, where he teaches game development in one of the leading international game development study programs, Digital Arts and Entertainment (www.digitalartsandentertainment.com). It's nice to have a passion for programming, but it's even better to share it with the world! Thomas has also co-authored the video series XNA 3D Game Development By Example, Packt Publishing