Home for the Holidays? How about a Holiday App Challenge to Pad those Worn Pockets..

  Want to Have a Very Appy (yes Appy) Holiday? Looking for a way to make some Extra Money ($$) over the holidays? You happen to be a student?   Well do I have a Holiday Deal for you…Take the Windows 8 Student Holiday App Challenge and win $100 for each published Windows 8 app!…

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Windows 8 Game Development using C#, XNA and MonoGame 3.0: Building a Shooter Game Walkthrough – Part 2: Creating the Shooter/Player Asset of the Game

Overview The Shooter game from the XNA Game tutorial is a particular type of game with a set of well-defined limits around user interaction. Given these well-defined parameters we can leverage touch aspects of Windows 8 as well as other forms of user interaction for the user in playing the Shooter Game. In leveraging the…

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Windows 8 Game Development using C#, XNA and MonoGame 3.0: Building a Shooter Game Walkthrough – Part 1: Overview, Installation, MonoGame 3.0 Project Creation

Overview Casual game developers have been using XNA since 2004 for ease of create games for Windows, XBOX and most recently Windows Phone. XNA is a .NET framework for game development providing a content pipeline and load functionality for game asset, animation, math, sound and user input tracking via gamepad, mouse, keyboard and touch with…

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