Were you ready for BUILD 2015?

Wow, it is hard to describe everything that was announced yesterday, and to answer my own question: I was not ready for BUILD. It was not lack of interest or willingness, it is just that the incredible amount of changes could take anyone unprepared.  But the future is for the bold, so, how can you…

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Upcoming MVA (MS Virtual Academy) Content

Quite likely you are curious about the content in the MVA, the Microsoft Virtual academy. You may even have checked a few of our engaging series. Today I want to share with you a few coming events that may pick your interest. Microsoft Azure Back End for Gaming   –   April 14, 2015 9am–5pm PDT…

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Gaming Workshop 10/19

I hope you remember that we have a great gaming workshop set for this Saturday 10/19 from 10 am to 2 pm. Register HERE!!   Whether you want to develop Games or Apps we’ve got workshops for you! These free hands-on workshops are perfect for beginning developers and experienced coders alike. Get individual guidance on marketing…

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SIEGE engines

SIEGEcon 2013 is here!! Tomorrow I will have the pleasure to assist (and who knows, maybe lead a presentation 😉 the SOUTHERN INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT & GAME EXPO [SIEGECON.NET]. In the very words of the organizers: “SIEGE is the definitive center of gravity for knowledge exchange among video game industry professionals and students in the southeastern U.S. This year,…

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Game Jam and SIEGE

You may remember that I invited you to participate in the CDC Health Game Jam 2013. I took place this past weekend and I had the chance to be there and meet some of the incredible game developers that in 48 hours created amazing games to raise consciousness about different health issues. Most of the…

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Unity Training at MS

This workshop builds on the August 21 workshop, covering a wide variety of engine issues  and giving users the chance to ask any questions they may have.  This is the perfect workshop for those who have just begun working in Unity or need to refresh  their skills before the Games for Health Jam. The required technology is going…

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My video in the MSDN FLash

From time to time I tend to do something right 🙂 In the latest MSDN Flash my APIMASH video for the Univision Starter Kit was included in the showcased articles. You can find the MSDN Flash here: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/cc524082.aspx If you want to check some of my APIMASH related articles here: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/gamewords777/archive/tags/apimash/ This list of articles…

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Unity3D Workshop

If you have never used Unity 3D or want to refresh your skills, this is the workshop for you. Bring a computer on which you have downloaded Unity 4.2, and we will build a simple game and then export it to the Windows Store.  We are creating a new Unity3D workshop hand in hand with…

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CDC Health Game Jam 2013

Have you heard of the CDC Health Game Jam???? I will leave here the official event information, and soon we will publish more information about the workshops Microsoft is organizing with the Georgia Game Developer Association to prepare for the main event!!   CDC Health Game Jam 2013 Atlanta, Georgia Southern Polytechnic State University Join…

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APIMASH Videos: Chuck Norris & Rotten Tomatoes Starter Kits

Today we present a video for Two starter kits from Bob Familiar. The first one is the Chuck Norris Starter Kit, a simple project that will give you the basics repeated in most projects of the APIMASH. The second one is the Rotten Tomatoes Starter Kit, a great example that shows us how to connect…

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