Hosting Unity WebGL games on Azure

Recent updates to the Unity engine have brought some significant advancements in WebGL deployment. In this video, I show how easy it can be to get your game up and running in minutes with Azure. During the process, we also cover a fix for a very common error developers are facing when deploying their Unity…


Creating your first game with Touch Develop

This tutorial, created by Susan Ibach ( @hockeygeekgirl),  teaches how to code your first video game from scratch using Touch Develop. The instructions assume you have no coding experience and walk you through the code step by step it’s a great way to introduce the joys of coding with a fun project! Touch Develop is…

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Unity & Visual Studio Code for Linux

Unity Technologies recently announced the release of an experimental build of their amazing game editor for Linux. In this video I walk through how you can hook up Visual Studio Code editor for Linux to this new Unity version. Visual Studio Code Download – https://code.visualstudio.com/ Unity for Linux Download – http://bit.ly/1QYpiro Visual Studio Code or…

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Visual Studio Code & Unity on your Mac

Recently at the //Build conference Microsoft announced a cool new code editor called Visual Studio Code. In the video I walk through how you can use this new editor with Unity to create and modify game scripts on your Mac. Visual Studio Code or VS Code ,as it is commonly referred to, is a completely…


Getting the most out of your next hackathon

One of the hardest things about any project is getting it started. At an event like a jam or hackathon this becomes incredibly crucial. Recently I had an opportunity to attend a Windows 10 game jam where I noticed that even though these events are more common its still easy to find yourself wondering just…


PyGame for the Aspiring Game Developer

Is the programming language a blocker for you joining a project? Want to learn more about building games with Python? On this episode, @ScruffyFurn (Mickey MacDonald) continues his rant around the idea that game developers lock themselves to one technology. He discusses the similarities of popular languages and why you should never let any language…


Imagine Cup: It’s almost game over!

How can I win the Imagine Cup Games category with only one week until the deadline? Well I can’t guarantee a win, I can share a few tips that can help improve your chances before the Canadian deadline of 8 PM GMT Saturday April 4th, 2015. When you enter Imagine Cup there is a clear…


Imagine Cup: Achievement Unlocked! TAGStudios gets Honorable Mention in the Games Category

Imagine Cup 2015 has been announced. If you are a Canadian Student and not participating in the Global Student Technology Competition, you are missing out! Just a short time ago Imagine Cup started with the Pitch Video Challenge. In this challenge, students from all over the world were encouraged to make a pitch of their…

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Let the pixel’s fly! Imagine Cup 2015 games competition is here

It’s that time again! Imagine Cup 2015 has been announced. If you’re a student game developer in Canada then this is the competition for you. Every year, the independent games scene becomes stronger and more vibrant. Amazing games are being made by small teams, and some of them turn into massive hits. More people are…


Taking your Game Dev skills to the next level

  If you are interested in ‘AAA’ game design there is one set of skills that is critical, C++ and advanced engine experience. Having the knowledge of developing games with an API like DirectX is really sought after in developers these days. A lot of developers shy away from C++ and DirectX due to its…