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Info 30 Chapter 3 The Game Object and the Default Game Loop More things happen behind the scenes than you are probably aware of, however. Start with the first thing you see in the constructor, creating the GraphicsDeviceManager. graphics = new GraphicsDeviceManager(this); This one line of code starts a chain reaction of operations. This object implements IGraphicsDeviceService and IGraphicsDeviceManager. When you create the object, it takes the game parameter you’ve passed in (that is, the this parameter) and adds itself to the Services property of the game object.
Now is a good time to take a look at what is provided for you automatically and the other features available. What Is in a New Project? 0 Windows Game project. As a matter of fact, this isn’t even used on Windows Phone 7. cs. Notice first that the Game1 class that is created comes from the Game object provided by Game Studio. The initial starting project gives you everything you need to start creating a game. It has a spot for initialization, a spot to load the content your game needs, a spot to update the game state, and a spot to render everything.
DrawableGameComponent Now you can begin moving the code you used in your Game class to render your bouncing image to this component. Start by moving the three variables you added to the new BouncingImage class (texture, position, and velocity). You need to do just a few things to complete your bouncing image component. LoadContent(); } Finally, all you need now is to draw the image. You can create a new sprite batch for this component, but it isn’t necessary. If you remember back to earlier in this chapter, we talked about the Services property on the Game class.
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