The Blogs Go Wild For WarPong

The crew over at THEBBPS.com dropped me a mail to say that not only did they enjoy meeting David Hu and playing his XNA game WarPong, but that it seems that the blogosphere agrees. Check out the links: "In fact, after previewing WarPong to our readers the internet has exploded in anticipation of young David’s…

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X07........unplugged......

Ok.  Here is the "other side" of the X07 story….. let’s call it X07 "unplugged".  In 10 years at Microsoft, I have been a part of a lot of events.  There is one rule I have learned – things can go wrong.  The problem is, you can’t always plan for every possibility and that is…

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X07 Summary!

Today was X07!  It was a blast as usual.  As in previous years we were on hand to talk about the developer side of things.  For the second year in a row we focused on XNA.  Unlike last year (when XNA was very new), we had some excellent examples and demos on hand that had…

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X07: GameFest Summary and More XNA Resources

    Over on the Developer Connection Blog there is a great summary of Gamefest 2007, along with some good interviews.

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Back To Blogging - Up Next X07!!

It’s been a GREAT summer and now I am back and ready to get back to updating the blog.  In fact, this site will be getting a facelift in the next week or so. This week is exciting for us because it is X07.  This is the annual Xbox marketing event for press and retailers. …

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Vancouver Game Summit - Reviewed.

A little bit of press from the Summit a few weeks back. Quoted from:  Event Wrap Up: Vancouver International Game Summit, Gamasutra, Beth Dillon, http://www.gamasutra.com/features/20070516/dillon_01.shtml “..Mark Relph, Vice President of Microsoft Canada’s Developer and Platform Group, opened the Summit with a keynote about Microsoft’s current exploits in game industry. Although Bungie Studios (currently working on…

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Landed In Vancouver For Game Summit

After a quick Westjet flight from Vegas, I am settled into my Vancouver hotel to get ready for the game summit. The title of my talk is “Communities, Creation & Master Chief”.  I will focus on XNA and how we are helping drive the next generation of game developers in Canada, as well as providing…

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DEVELOPMENTAL Game Camps!!!

I have talked a bit about our Game Camps in the past and all of the excitement we saw around the launch of XNA (here, here and here).  (You can read all about XNA here) With game development now growing exponentially in Canada – as revealed by overflow crowds at the first Game Camp in…

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