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  • Blog Post: Microsoft Developer Day at GDC: San Francisco – March 6, 2012

    This announcement is from out of the area, but thought I’d share it here as it sounds like a fun event to go to.  If you’re jones-ing for a trip to San Francisco, Ca, here’s an excuse to go!  Remember, game development is where a lot of the big $$$ are these days in development… On Tuesday...
  • Blog Post: Develop a Windows Phone Game, Win A Dell Alienware M18x Gaming Rig

    Back in October, when I announced a series of HTML5 Game Camp Events , I suggested that if you think learning how to develop video games is of little value, then you’re quite mistaken. I commented that the list of top apps in any of the major mobile phone marketplaces are virtually all GAMES!  That...
  • Blog Post: Games, Games, And More Games With Windows Azure and Windows Phone 7

    A couple of weeks ago, I posted about the HTML5 Game Camps going on this month and December. ( NYC is 12/9 & Penn State is 12/14 .)  There’s a lot going on when it comes to gaming… not just playing them, but also developing them.  If you’ve got the bug and want to try you hand at developing...
  • Blog Post: HTML5 Game Camps In November & December 2011

    Like playing games?  Ever thought about learning how to make your own games? Yeah, I’m sure we all have, but who has time for that?! We’re all too busy doing our day jobs coding web and/or business applications.  Probably, your boss might not approve of you spending a day learning how to build...
  • Blog Post: Windows Phone 7 & XBox 360 Game Camps in NY

    Via Bob Familiar … Andrew Parsons , Academic Developer Evangelist for Microsoft based in NY, is holding 2-day events for students where they can learn how to develop their own game for XBox 360 and Windows Phone 7 using XNA. The first will be held in Brooklyn at St. Francis College and the second will...
  • Blog Post: NYC Imagine Cup Kick Off – 11/4/2010 (and welcome Andrew Parsons!)

    Two big announcements to share with you today:  First off, the Imagine Cup is coming to NYC in 2011!  Second, Andrew Parsons is coming to NYC next week! Who’s Andrew Parsons? And why am I addressing this first when I just said it’s the second announcement I have for today?  Hopefully,...
  • Blog Post: XNA and Robotic Studio Madness

    Via Dani ... Do you like your XBox? How would you like to build your own games for it? XNA Game Studio Express is a great tool that will let you do just that. Come on out this Saturday to Malvern, Pennsylvania as Nick Landry, Mitch Ruebush, and Lindsay Rutter show you all the ins and outs of game and...
  • Blog Post: XNA Game Programming at the NYC .NET Developers Group

    Speaking of Nick Landry , if you weren't at the NYC .NET Developers group last week, you missed out on a great presentation about game programming for Windows & the XBox 360 using C# and XNA. Nick recently had an article published in Code Magazine about XNA programming. He spent the evening showing...
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