Gamemaker Standard FREE!!

If you have read many of my blog posts, you probably know that I use Gamemaker Studio very frequently with work and even in my personal projects for making games for Windows 8 and Windows Phone.  With the free version, you get access to publish to Windows 8 with a limit on the amount of…


Promotions Update

There are several different promotions going around in my area right now, and I want to make sure that everyone knows about them. First off, let’s start with the Microsoft sponsored stuff. Microsoft 1. Windows 8 app Challenge Build, publish, and promote your app for the chance to win up $100 an app before April…

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Fast Approval Time for Windows Phone Developers

Just wanted to share with everyone that the amount of time it takes to get a Windows Phone app approved or not after submitting has significantly dropped.  I have heard this from countless people, and last night decided to try it out myself.  I used the updated App Studio, http://appstudio.windowsphone.com, (which btw you should definitely check…

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Developer of the Week: Oneironaut Games

This week’s developer of the week is Oneironautgames, a game development start-up that makes creative multi-platform games.  I have been working with this group very frequently over the last couple of months, and I have been able to help them get several games into the Windows 8 store!  For that reason, I wanted to highlight…


South Florida Code Camp 2/22

Alright just want to let everyone know that South Florida Code Camp is coming up on February 22nd at Nova University..  What is code camp you might ask? What is Code Camp? Code Camp is a FREE one day GEEK FEST held on Saturday February 22, 2014 This is the ninth year for South Florida…


Publish Windows 8 Package to the Store

Alright, in my last blog post, I showed you how to get your Windows 8 store package from your Gamemaker game.  Now, I will show you how to take that package and publish it to the Windows 8 Store.  To get started, go ahead and go to the Windows 8 Dev Center page in your…


Get Windows 8 App Package in Gamemaker

So, I have done a couple of different blog posts on working with Gamemaker, but I have yet to do a post about how to actually take your game, create a Windows 8 package, and then submit to the Windows 8 store.  Therefore, I will begin that process with this blog post about how to…


Market Your App with WMPowerUser

Have you ever published an app for Windows Phone or Windows 8 that you were proud of, but didn’t see the downloads that you were expecting or hoping for? Well,then you are going to want to check out WMPoweruser.  This website calls itself “The Largest Independent Windows Phone Community”, and therefore has LOTS of followers. …

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