Starter Kit for DX ICE Game Engine using VB.NET 2010 Express with a Game template of the warp flight game. The template makes it possible to get a game running in less than 5 minutes.
Game Template for DxIce using VB.NET 2010 express
Tutorial for Game Template (pdf)
You can of course also use DX ICE with VB6 (classic) or C#.NET 2010 express.