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Within 13 month`s my blog site get more than 20000 hits.That a average of 50 hits per day.It`s really grate that about 50 visitor visit my blog every day.And I`m continue my work on writing XNA tutorials,code samples and articles.With giving out latest bits of technologies.

GDC 09 is coming…


GDC or Game Developers Conference is annual conference for game developers.It consider as the one of the largest conference for game developers.Big names in game industry will be there to showcase next-gen games and console platforms.

this year its happening in 23-27 march ,2009 @ moscone center  San Francisco.

For more details visit-

http://www.gdconf.com/index.html

MIX 09 is coming….


MIX 09 is  a conference about Microsoft web technologies.This year its happening in March 18-20, 2009 in Las Vegas.

And the important technology for me is Silverlight 3.That has GPU based rendering capabilities in web pages.And this will be enables to develop verity of 3d games  using c#.NET.

http://2009.visitmix.com/Default.aspx

Game development discussion forum.


gamer.lk site is a Sri Lankan site for gamers.Now it has section for discuss about game development as well.

http://www.gamer.lk/index.php/board,107.0.html

XNA Community games.


XNA community games was launched in November 19 2008.Now within two months it has over 120 games.That`s big number of games for just two months.I think In the end of this year there will be nearly thousand or more games will be on this platform.

http://catalog.xna.com/en-US/gamescatalog.aspx

These are some of grate games I`saw in community games.

Colosseum

games

Game details

Gamespot page

 

Valhyre

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Game details

XNA Game development social network


Visit XNA game development social network to discuss,share ,network among other game developers.

XNA social network

Visit Now ……

Xbox360 Game development with XNA tutorials.


Basic example shows you how use XNA to develop Xbox360 games.
tutorial 1-hello world
tutorial 2-draw 2d image
XNA version-XNA game studio 3.0

Download from- http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/XNAINXBOX360

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Setup Xbox360 for develop XNA games.


First you need to download XNA Game studio connect from Xbox live.

You can found that from Xbox live market place. Go to

All games->Genre->Others->XNA Creators club

 

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And you need to have XNA creator’s club membership for develop XNA games.If you are a student you can get that free from Microsoft dream spark program.Or you need to pay annual or four month membership price for that membership.

Then you need to connect your pc to the same network of the Xbox360 .Both should have same subnets addresses.

Then you can launch XNA game studio connect for that go to

Game library->Community games->XNA Game Studio connect

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Then run Visual studio 2008 .And you need to install XNA game studio 3.0 .Then Select device manager and select Xbox 360.

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Then enter the connection key generated by Xbox 360.

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Then Xbox360 will look up for the Xbox 360 and create a connection with Xbox 360.

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Then you are ready to create Xbox games using XNA.

Elakiri forum and gamer.lk forum discussion on More speed PC and Xbox360 game demo


Discussions on More speed game demo –

http://www.elakiri.com/forum/showthread.php?t=115217

http://www.elakiri.com/forum/showthread.php?t=136540

http://www.gamer.lk/index.php/topic,2784.0.html

More speed Demo release 1.0.0.0 available for download


 

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More speed demo

Use Arrow keys to drive.

Use C for special camera

Use ESC for exit

Download now

Runtime

.NET 2.0

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=0856eacb-4362-4b0d-8edd-aab15c5e04f5&displaylang=en

XNA 2.0

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=15fb9169-4a25-4dca-bf40-9c497568f102&displaylang=en

DirectX 9.0c

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=9226a611-62fe-4f61-aba1-914185249413&displaylang=en

System requirements

Minimum shader model 1.1
OS -windows vista ,windows xp sp2
512 MB ram