Game Camp Ottawa 2007 – Daniel Deschamps

Last Saturday, Carleton University hosted a Game Camp for students and faculty. The theme of the Game Camp was XNA and Game Studio Express. Christian Beauclair gave an in-depth presentation on how to create a pong game from scratch. We also took a look at the Creator’s Club, games being developed by the community and…

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[Announcements] Dream. Build. Play. XNA Competition

If you are interested in XNA or game development, you won’t want to miss this! It’s a global gaming competition – check out the website at: http://www.dreambuildplay.com. As with XNA Game Studio Express, we’re going to break from convention and look to do a few different things with Dream.Build.Play.  This contest is about you – you…

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Game Camp Waterloo – Neville Samuell

Here is a video direct from the Game Camp at the University of Waterloo that took place on January 19th, 2007. Neville Samuell demonstrates his XNA game “Super Paddle Ball 2” – he wrote the game in 6 hours (after attending the original Game Camp in Toronto). Video: Game Camp Waterloo 2007 – Neville Samuell

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[Academic] Imagine Cup 2007 – Seoul, South Korea

This year Imagine Cup is starting to take students application from all over the world. Last year competition had more than 100,000 students from more than 100 countries and Canada won first place in the short film category (see my other blog post) and 2nd place overall in project Hoshimi in 2005. We’d love to…


[Academic] Canada takes first place at Imagine Cup

Hello everyone. Just wanted to let you know about a piece of great news from back in August that may not have had enough air time in my opinion. A delegation of students from Canada went to the Microsoft Imagine Cup in India and one of the team won first place in the short film…