Game Theory

A blog by Microsoft Academic Developer Evangelist, Dan Waters

May, 2008

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    XNA Games on the Zune - A Brief "How To"

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    Downloads: Source Code (zip, 83 KB) Video (wmv, 35.6 MB) As Dave Weller mentions on the XNA team blog, the Community Technical Preview (CTP) for XNA Game Studio 3.0 is out (as of May 7). Below is a video and some source code for getting started with it...
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    Hands On with Popfly Game Creator

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    Have you seen Popfly Game Creator ? It's a fun and easy way to create 2D games online, like this one that I show you how to create in the video below.
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    Quick Hands On with Ford SYNC

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    I forgot to mention... a couple of weeks ago, I was in Los Angeles CA at the Imagine Cup US Nationals. Part of my job was demoing Ford cars with the SYNC system (powered by Microsoft). Max Zuckerman over at Channel 8 caught up with me and I gave him a...
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    I'm Featured!

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    The popular GuitarrMatey blog post I wrote has been featured on the new Creator's Club website , with quite a bit of backstory and explanation of the design. Check it out here !
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    GuitarrMatey Source Link Broken?!... New Link Forthcoming

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    Having trouble downloading the GuitarrMatey source? In the wake of the awesome new Creators Club website design it seems to have been moved somewhere. I'll let you know when it's fixed... Stay tuned!
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    Whoa... New Windows Live Search?

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    The title says it all... Windows Live Search
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    Cool Feature of the Day: Windows Live Messenger Sharing Folders

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    Imagine yourself opening up a Messenger chat with someone who just bought a new house. "I'm so excited," they say, "that I took 30 pictures and want you to check them out." One by one, they drag a picture into the window. You click...
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    XNA Double Whammy - New Website and Community Games Beta!

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    As promised at GDC 2008, the XNA team has released two major components today in their pursuit to democratize game development (read: more resources for you, and get your games on Xbox Live!) First, the Community Games on Xbox Live program is now in beta...
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    GuitarrMatey Link Fixed

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    Just a quick FYI that the link to the GuitarrMatey source code has been updated (the link is still the same, but the destination has been corrected). DOWNLOAD ZE SOURCE!
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    What's On My Box?

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    It has been fifteen months since I last reformatted this machine. In that time, I've read hundreds of thousands of emails, installed countless alpha/beta/CTP software, multiple SKUs of Visual Studio, many video editing programs, and much more.  ...
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