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Silverlight is Microsoft's cross-browser, cross platform plug-in for media experiences and rich interactive applications.

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XNA Library DrawPrimitives throwing primitiveCount error

I downloaded the project from here http://silverlight.bayprince.com/tutorials.php?tutorial=13 and tried adding a new OBJ file with a few thousand vertices listed. The classic teapot works but when I ...
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Where does the Game class come from in the DrawableGameComponent constructor?

I'm making a project to Windows Phone using Silverlight + XNA, but I don't know how I can use the DrawableGameComponent because the constructor requires a ...
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Change emission level of a set of vertices within a mesh

ok so here is the problem I need to solve. I have a known set of vertices that I need to "animate" the emission level of. Currently I have a vertex definition setup and RGB color data for each vertex....
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How do I manipulate the Url of my Silverlight testpage.aspx? [closed]

I am making an XNA game using Silverlight over the web. My testpage.aspx is linked to from a previous page where the client selects certain elements. The testpage.aspx URL changes depending on what I ...
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Is there any way to enable the HiDef graphics profile property on a Silverlight 5 3d Web App?

I have an XNA Windows Game that uses the HiDef profile to load complex fbx and obj files. Trying to move it over to a Silverlight 3d Web App, Silverlight seems to only want to use the Reach profile, ...
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How to stop a tap event from propagating in a XNA / Silverlight game

I have a game with Silverlight / XNA game where text and buttons are created in Silverlight while 3d is done in XNA. The Silverlight controls are drawn ontop of the 3D and I dont want a click on a ...
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Mixing XNA and Silverlight gives wierd graphics

I making a small 3dgame which is made as a Silverlight and XNA app, but when I draw the sprites the graphics becomes all wierd. All my primitive types are rendered correctly, but my 3d models are ...
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XNA Silverlight 5 3D Model Position

I am use to XNA and starting to learn XNA for Silverlight 5. My Question is that in XNA when you create a Model and load it using content.load you are able to access the models Position, scale etc.. ...
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Why do people put a gif animation into a single bitmap? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: 2D graphics - why use spritesheets? Something like this file from here: I haven't write game with animated gif before.... So I wonder why. When I unpack some game, I see them ...
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No response to touch from XNA page after navigated from Silverlight page

I am creating XNA/Silverlight game in Windows Phone Mango. Testing with the emulator in both the Release and Debug mode. From the main page, I call a settings page written in Silverlight. Then I back ...
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Silverlight player centered viewport example

I am new to game development and i want to use silverlight for it. First of all i want to learn the logic of player centered gameplay. Something like this; Player character moves in large scaled map ...
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Converting a Flash animation to Silverlight

I recently had an animated logo done in Flash for Deen Games. I need to display in all my Silverlight games. The problem is, the logo is about ~8 seconds long (205 frames); if I export all the images ...
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Optimal Compression for Speech

I'm designing a game that depends heavily on audio; I will have some 300+ speech files (most of them just a word or two long). This can very quickly escalate the size of my final game. What's the ...
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Scrolling a WriteableBitmap

I need to simulate my background scrolling but I want to avoid moving my actual image control. Instead, I'd like to use a WriteableBitmap and use a blitting method. ...
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Getting Started With Web-based Games....Can I Reasonably Target Flash And Silverlight And HTML5?

I come from a .NET background and I've done a few simple things in Silverlight. I'd love to adopt that and make my site and games Silverlight only; but I hear it has a fairly low install base. I ...
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Which game engine is compatiable with Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate and Silverlight? [closed]

I would like to use a game engine with Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate. Flat Red Ball only seems to work with Visual Studio 2008 or express edition. You will receive "You can't add a reference to as it ...
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What do I need to know about game design before I design and develop a game in Silverlight?

I have started to design a game. I have weighed up the options of XNA, Unity, and Silverlight. I am going with Silverlight... Is there anything I important that I am missing that I need to know? EDIT ...
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Scrolling background loop

I'm trying to scroll my background forever and so I'm using the background image twice. When the first one goes off screen, it should relocate to the end of the second one. However, there seems to be ...
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Developing internet sweepstake games

I have absolutely no idea about game developing but want to know following things about internet sweepstake games: Click on demo and play any of the game. What technology (programming language) is ...
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Silverlight scrolling with camera

I'm trying to get my head around scrolling a 2D map that uses a physics engine. If I was to launch a projectile, would I actually be applying the physics to the background images rather than the ...
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What is the best practice to resize game views-assets in WPF/silverlight?

I am working on simple game using WPF/C#, and I am wondering what is the best practice to resize the game (views, assets…) when user re-sizes the game window? Is it good practice to use the ViewBox ...
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Farseer - Apply Impulse

I'm new to Farseer and have a simple question. The demos I went through didn't seem to demonstrate what I want. I would like to apply an impulse (not force) to an object at a specific position on that ...
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Has Silverlight got a future in the online Game world? [closed]

We have spent several months planning, testing and developing a new game. We have been trialing a host of Platforms (Java Applet, Desktop Via XNA, Flash etc) and Silverlight was pretty much our ...
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How do I create user-friendly, unique game IDs?

How do I create unique game IDs which are also user friendly -- so that one user can easily give that game ID to someone else for joining the game. I am creating my game in Silverlight with C#.
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client/server Silverlight turn based game - domain model question

I am making multiplayer (2 players) Minesweeper like the one that's available on MS Live Messenger. Client side is going to be silverlight, server side will be MVC Application. Client (the one who is ...
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Which game portals support Silverlight games? [closed]

I have been looking for strong game portals that support Silverlight. Which ones are currently available?
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How can I add a Silverlight menu/hud/interface to an XNA game?

There are some programs that allow you to design some menus/hud/interfaces in flash and then insert them into your game. But is there something similar for making all of this stuff in Silverlight and ...
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