Friday, November 4, 2011

XNA 4 In Visual Basic 2010 - Part 2 - SpriteFonts & Tile Mapping With The SpriteBatch

This beginner Visual Basic Game Programming tutorial is designed to help you get started with XNA 4.

In this VB video we'll be covering:
Adding a SpriteFont to our project
Creating a frame counter and drawing it to the screen with the SpriteBatch
Adding a tileset to our game content
Drawing a basic tile map with the SpriteBatch

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Visual Basic Beginner Game Programming Tutorial ~ Music and Sound with mciSendString

This video will teach you how to play multiple sounds, simultaneously, by creating a sound class and employing MCISendString in Visual Basic 2010. This can be very useful for apps or games. :-)

We'll be covering how to play sounds, volume control, and how to kill running sounds.