The Windows Azure Toolkit for Social Games also comes with a new proof-of-concept game called Tankster from industry innovator Grant Skinner and his team at gskinner.com.

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Tankster is built with HTML5 and comes complete with reusable server side code and documentation. It also supports a variety of social interactions including messaging, wall posts, and comments while player achievements and game stats are presented on a live leaderboard so gamers can interact with each other—what’s a social game without being able to talk trash?

More Info:

  • The Windows Azure Toolkit for Social Games allows you to quickly get started building new social games in Windows Azure.
  • To help you quickly tap into this market, the toolkit includes accelerators, libraries, developer tools, and samples that you can use in your own .NET or HTML5 game.
  • The toolkit also enables unique capabilities for social gaming prerequisites, such as storing user profiles, maintaining leader boards, in-app purchasing and so forth.

Download:

http://watgames.codeplex.com/releases/view/72375

Today I download latest source code and tried to run in compute Emulator. I met with some problem.

I configured the solution as suggested in documentation and then deployed to Windows Azure, which did not work either. I will write up better documentation when I have the sample app is working fine both in Compute Emulator and on Windows Azure.