AddOn Studio for World of Warcraft v2 Beta now available

For World of Warcraft developers looking to build AddOns, a BETA version of AddOn Studio is now available! Here’s an interview and demo with Attila Kisko and Gabor Ratky on AddOn Studio.  Gabor Ratky and Attila Kisko: AddOn Studio for World of Warcraft    There are some bugs and some content that still isn’t available,…

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Coding4Fun Talk at TechEd

At TechEd this year, I gave what can only be described as an overly ambitious talk given I only had 45 minutes: Coding4Fun: The Secrets to Programming YouTube, iTunes, Microsoft Zune, Windows Vista Peer-to-Peer APIs, and Even World of Warcraft I say overly ambitious as YouTube, Vista P2P, and Warcraft could easily have been dedicated…

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AddOn Studio for World of Warcraft V2 in the works

I recently posted a high-level feature specification for version 2.0 of AddOn Studio for World of Warcraft on the projects Wiki which you can check out here.   Note: If you’re new to Warcraft programming or are interested in getting started, I highly recommend getting World of Warcraft Programming: A Guide and Reference for Creating…

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Panel: Future of MMOs

Speakers: MC of event, Jon Wood – Managing Editor MMORPG.com Jack Emmert – Founder, Cryptic Studios, Champions Online, City of Heroes/Villans One other person, Mark Jacobs or "Matt" from Cryptic Ray Muzyka – General Manager of Bioware, haven’t released one yet Min Kim – Free-to-play, Cart Rider, Rob Pardo – SVP of Game Design at…

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Session: Rules of Engagement: Blizzard's Approach to Multiplayer Game Design

Speaker: Rob Pardo, Blizzard Entertainment Rough notes below   Game Balance – solo to max level – important role in a group, raid, and group PVP – Starcraft – Race totally different – Better players can win games fast – Offense over defense (don’t want Starcraft 2 as a Sim City simulator) – Creative strategies…

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AddOn Studio for World of Warcraft now available!

I’m proud to announce that AddOn Studio for World of Warcraft is now available to download from CodePlex! This was one of those personal projects done in my "free" time, but its amazing to see how well it turned out, kudos to our extensibility team and to the amazing folks at EPAM for building a…

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