MonoGame for Windows 8 tutorial and ton's of new samples too
Avg Rating: 0It's been a while we've chatted about MonoGame. What is MonoGame? Write once, play everywhere.One framework for creating powerful cross-platform games. Managed CodeBy leveraging C# and other .NET languages on Microsoft and Mono platforms you can write modern, fast, and reliable game code.…
Unity, Unity and some Visual Studio too
Avg Rating: 0While we're still going with our "OMG, is it still summer... School is starting when?" theme, today's post isn't really for the kids. It's to help you build awesome and cool stuff FOR kids. It's also a chance to share a free Visual Studio extension that will help you build stuff using one…
"Build a 2D Top Down Game – Zero to Published"
Avg Rating: 5(3)You guys know how I like to highlight game dev stuff and projects. What developer hasn't thought of writing a game? What gamer hasn't thought of programming their own (okay, okay, I'm sure there are a few, but then again, they probably wouldn't be reading this blog either, so...) When I saw this…
GameMaker: Studio, Free
Avg Rating: 0Last week we highlighted a product that helps you create great games, that has just recently released a free edition of their SDK, Marmalade SDK 7.3 for Windows now has a free license available Today we're highlighting another that has also gone free... GameMaker: Studio Goes FreeIt’s never been…
Porting your app
Avg Rating: 4.25(3)Are you interested in porting your iOS or Android apps to Windows and Windows Phone? Moving to a new platform needn't be as difficult as you think, as this video will demonstrate. Learn about your different options, and the exciting tools available to help you. See you in the Windows app Store!
Game Development Middleware: What is it? Do I need it?
Avg Rating: 4.25(9)This video blog considers if and when you might want to use middleware to write your game for Windows Store and Windows Phone. This blog breaks down middleware options into two buckets, frameworks or toolkits and game engines.
TWC9: .NET 4.5.2 Framework Released, Social Developers, QuickVB and more
Avg Rating: 4.75(4)This week on Channel 9, Brian and Dan discuss the week's top developer news, including; [00:26] Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 Developer Pack, Announcing the .NET Framework 4.5.2 [01:19] .NET SDKs and Downloads[01:40] Windows Phone 8.1 Development for Absolute Beginners (Bob Tabor)[02:43] *New*…
Microsoft DevRadio: Community Corner - An Interview with Laura Gagliano, Creator of "Sheep in Space"…
Avg Rating: 5(1)Abstract:Michael Palermo welcomes Laura Gagliano, creator of “Sheep in Space” for Windows Phone as they discuss how Laura built her app using GameMaker: Studio as well as shares her story and experiences building her first game for Windows. Tune in as they chat about some tips and tricks for first…
OGRE you ready to build Windows 8.1 games?
Avg Rating: 5(1)Today's Windows Wednesday is in homage to last week's GDC and next week's Build conference, in short building games on Windows 8.1. Michael H.C. Cummings provides us a great getting started guide for build Win 8.1 games with OGRE (Object-Oriented Graphics Rendering Engine). He takes from step 0,…
Microsoft DevRadio: Developing for Windows 8 in 1/2 the Time – Project Spark
Avg Rating: 5(1)Abstract:Michael Palermo welcomes Henry Sterchi and Mike Lescault as they discuss Project Spark. Tune in and check out one of the coolest “game maker” video game platforms available today and learn how you can get involved making, creating and playing your own Project Spark inspired games or movies…