Make money from your amazing game creations!

Today we announced the Xbox LIVE Community Games.  You can read more information about it (including a FAQ) here. What is the big thing in the announcements that could be considered exciting?  You’ll be able to make money from your creations.  As an XNA Creator Club premium member you’ll be able to submit your games to…

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Community Games!

For those of you who don’t read the XNA Team Blog the Community Games on Xbox LIVE feature has gone into a beta release! Plus, the web site looks much cooler now. So, what does this mean?  It means that premium members can create a game, submit it for peer review, and then have it…

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Introducing XNA Game Studio Mind Edition…

I’m probably going to get in trouble for announcing this before any press release has went out publicly, but I find it hard to hold back my excitement!  The next version of the XNA Game Studio product line will be the “XNA Game Studio Mind Edition”. I suspect everyone will want to upgrade to Game…

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I just tried to use four render targets on my Xbox 360 and it failed!!

Dear Mr Miller, you suck.  I’m running in 1080p resolution, and needed to have four simultaneous render targets, and a depth buffer, and I can’t do it. — Now, to be fair, I didn’t actually receive a message like that, but I could see it happening (and I’ve gotten some similar).  One of the features…

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Why CornflowerBlue?

This post will be purely speculation by me!  Take a time travel machine back in time to early 2003.  It might have even been late 2002, but I think it was 2003. I was coming up with the concepts and code that would eventually be my first kick start book, and was rendering everything on…

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Not quite what I had in mind…

Well, so far my promise to myself to write new blog posts more often has been working out well.  I’ve almost written as much this week as I did the entirety of last year (and I have to admit, four blog posts over the course of a year is pretty pathetic, which is what I…

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Why purple?

One of the things I’m going to try to do this year is write more on my blog.  The publisher for my books is hoping I’ll write something new for them this year as well, although at the moment I don’t know if I’d have the time, or what I’d write about anyway..  Anyone have…

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Big Announcements!

Well, another conference has come and we have more announcements it seems.  Hard to believe I’ve neglected this blog for so long that it’s been since last August that I wrote anything.  This is probably because we have so many other team members who are doing such a great job with their own blogs, mine…

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