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Learning Android Game Programming: A Hands-On Guide to Building Your First Android Game by Richard A. Rogers

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15. Multimedia Extensions

AndEngine is a growing, evolving platform for building Android games. As new features are developed, they are often introduced to the platform as extensions. Extensions are not bundled into the base AndEngine code but are readily available for download. The source for all the extensions can be reached from the main AndEngine URL:

http://code.google.com/p/andengine/

As of this book’s writing, there were seven extensions available for AndEngine, some of which we have already used earlier in the book:

• Live wallpaper: lets you use AndEngine to build Android live wallpapers

• MOD player: enables the play of MOD and other music files, using the XMP player

• Multiplayer: uses a special protocol to enable multiplayer games ...

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