Tutorials for first game.

I'm just getting into gamedev and I was wondering if anyone knows of a Game tutorial that walks you though a simple game (Say MineSweeper, Tetris, etc.)
I'm only interested in games that are developed in VB.NET or C#.NET.

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Other articles on C# game development:

http://www.c-sharpcorner.com/Code/2002/April/SpaceBreakOutMJ.asp - Breakout clone. Good architecture overview and good focus on using DirectX in C# (may be advanced for you at the moment but there is a lot to learn from here).
http://www.developerfusion.com/show/4387/ - A tutorial/article on using Managed DirectX

A mass of links:
http://www.acm.uiuc.edu/gamebuilders/services/links.html - The Association of Computing Machinery's GameBuilders Special Interest Group's collection of links ot source, design resources, scholarly resources, etc. This is an amazing collection of resources.

Smack the Santa okay? http://archive.devx.com/dotnet/articles/jw121701/jw121701-1.asp :D
Or, here's one of those sliding tile games: http://www.codeproject.com/vb/net/tile.asp

Have fun!
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