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Windows Phone 8 Game Development by Marcin Jamro

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Chapter 8. Maps, Geolocation, and Augmented Reality

The current version of the exemplary game presents the game world in 3D with additional 2D graphics. The game logic is also prepared, thus you can crash the rocket, reach the planet, and play at consecutive levels. However, at the beginning of this book, it was decided to introduce the maps, geolocation and augmented reality features to present other players in the vicinity. In this chapter, you will learn how to implement such functionalities in the Windows Phone 8 application.

Maps and geolocation

You have already added the application page with the Map control. Currently, you need to adjust it to present locations of other players, as well as add a special indicator of your current location. ...

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