24 January 2023

Building games in .NET MAUI

by Shaun Lawrence

This post provides useful links in relation to the ‘Building games in .NET MAUI’ talk.

Introducing .NET MAUI Book

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Example games

Super Wordsearch

https://www.superwordsearch.com - iOS and Android application built with Xamarin.Forms. Currently under migration to .NET MAUI.

Pairs code repository

https://github.com/bijington/pairs - Sample application originally built with Xamarin.Forms but has a branch showing the migration to .NET MAUI.

Blog post on building a game in Xamarin.Forms

https://blog.bijington.com/c%23/xamarin/xamarin.forms/2021/10/13/building-a-mobile-game-in-xamarin-forms-part-intro.html - Provides a walkthrough on how to build the above Pairs game.

Tips & Tricks

https://learn.microsoft.com/dotnet/maui/fundamentals/accessibility .NET MAUI documentation page on Accessibility. Contains some great resources to cover what .NET MAUI offers as well as some other concepts.

Useful resources

The power of .NET and SignalR

Orbit game engine

https://github.com/bijington/orbit - Repository containing the game engine that we have looked at in this talk plus some sample games to show how to use the engine.

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tags: C# - .NET - maui - games