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Games Developer Website - XNA Sample Code - How to render light maps in XNA
Ready to create your own game? Follow along with these guided video tutorials to learn all about creating games with XNA® Game Studio! These tutorials come with full source code and detailed tips and tricks to help you learn every step of the way.