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March, 2009

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    X48 Update – Games Now Available for Download

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    A really quick update on X48 – all the games are now online so you can see for yourself what can be achieved with XNA, 36 hours and a crate of Red Bull! Seavolution – The winning game from X48 Technorati Tags: XNA , X48 , Microsoft , Pixel Labs , Channel...
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    X48 Wrap Up

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    It’s all over - early Saturday evening 80 exhausted students left Derby University for home after spending 36 hours producing some awesome games using XNA . The top three prizes went to: First Prize - Huddersfield Green's Seavolution Second Prize - Huddersfield...
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    X48 in Full Swing!

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    What: X48 is a marathon gamecamp where students and indie developers use Microsoft's XNA Game Studio 3.0 to create a game in less than 48 hours. Where: University of Derby When: Friday 20th - Saturday 21st March 2009 X48 is ticking over nicely and already...
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    Students to be able to develop apps for SkyMarket for free!

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    Kudos to Paolo for getting to this one first. Simply put when Windows Mobile 6.5 launches an accompanying app store dubbed Windows Marketplace for Mobile (codename SkyMarket) will also launch. Developers will be able to build mobile applications and for...
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    Lionhead Studios – Now Recruiting!

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    Lionhead Studios, developer of the Fable and Black and White series are looking to recruit the best and brightest grads with strong C++ skills. Ideally candidates would have a passion for video games, creative flair as well as considerable C++ experience...
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    Silverlight Training for Teaching Staff

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    My colleague Paolo is in the process of arranging a series of regional training days to introduce teaching staff at universities and design schools to rich application development using the Silverlight platform. The days are free to attend and will run...
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