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I need a free and recent SDK for use with C#. I will work first in 2D games with visual effects. Thanks for now. Can anyone help me?

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XNA is free, you should use that – Douglas Rae Mar 27 '12 at 14:57
Thanks Douglas, but i was searching one more specific. – Daniel Accorsi Mar 27 '12 at 15:22
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Take your pick, all of these use C#. I recommend the first as I believe it to be the easiest one to get started with, especially for 2D graphics:

  • Microsoft XNA - Built on top of DirectX9. Very user friendly and game oriented.
  • OpenTK - An OpenGL C# wrapper.
  • SlimDX - A DirectX C# wrapper.
  • SharpDX - Another DirectX C# wrapper.
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Thanks, i will try SlimDX and SharpDX. – Daniel Accorsi Mar 27 '12 at 15:20

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