NASSCOM Game Developer Conference 2011, INDIA [Event Update].


November 11th and 12th I attended to NASSCOM Game Developer Conference 2011 held in Pune ,INDIA .

1st day of the conference I did a Windows Phone 7 XNA Game Development session.

Topic- Next-Gen Games on Microsoft Windows Phone 7.

Microsoft XNA Game Studio provides rich tool set to create games for Windows Phone 7 devices. With the new Silverlight integration developers can create UI far more easily than the traditional way. This session outlines how to use XNA API for develop 2d and 3d games.

http://ngdc.nasscom.in/speaker.php

 

Around 700 people came to the Conference . Including lectures, Game Developers and students.

Event Agenda.

https://uditha.wordpress.com/2011/11/09/nasscom-game-developer-conference-2011-india/

Also I got a chance to meet Mr. Yasuhiro Fukushima, Chairman, Square Enix -Japan Creator of The FInal Fantasy.

And met Mr. Lan Livingstone Creator of the ‘Tomb Raider’ and ‘Hitman’.

Microsoft India had showcase Windows Phone 7 at the Game exhibition area.

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Singapore Once Again for the 9th Time.


Next week i`m going to Singapore Again.I’m doing Microsoft Windows Phone 7 XNA and KINECT Training at Singapore.

https://uditha.wordpress.com/2011/11/09/microsoft-windows-phone-7-xna-and-kinect-training-at-singapore/

Then some travelling and shopping.

 

India Once Again for the 2nd Time.


Today i`m going to India Again.I will be speaking at the NASSCOM Game Developer Conference 2011 held in Pune.

https://uditha.wordpress.com/2011/11/09/nasscom-game-developer-conference-2011-india/

Then some travelling and shopping.

 

Microsoft Windows Phone 7 XNA and KINECT Training at Singapore.


I’m doing Microsoft Windows Phone 7 XNA and KINECT Training at Singapore in collaboration with New Horizons Singapore.

Date & Time:           21-23 Nov 2011 (Mon-Wed)

Venue:                     

New Horizons Computer Learning Center.
298 Tiong Bahru Road, Level 18 Central Plaza,
Singapore 168730.

Speaker Profile

Uditha Bandara is specialist in Microsoft XNA Game development for Windows Phone, Xbox 360, PC, and Zune.  He is the South East Asia`s First XNA/DirectX MVP (Most Valuable Professional).  He had delivered sessions at various events and conferences in Singapore,Hong Kong, Sri Lanka and India. He has published several articles, tutorials, and game demos on his XNA Game Development Blog – https://uditha.wordpress.com

Agenda:

Day 1 (10:00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.)

 

10:00 a.m. – 10.15a.m.

Welcome Note.

10:15 a.m. – 1.00p.m.

Windows Phone 7 Game Development.

Microsoft XNA Game Studio provides rich tool set to create games for Windows Phone 7 devices.

This session outlines how to use XNA API for develop 2d and 3d games.

2.00p.m. – 3.00 p.m.

Casual Games and XNA.

Casual Game developers can use XNA to develop games and sell it on Windows Marketplace for Mobile and XBOX Live marketplace.

This session outlines the life cycle of casual games and how you can use XNA to make money from your Game.

3.00p.m. – 5.00 p.m.

Hands on Labs 1- Part1. –Getting started with the Windows Phone Developer tools.

Windows Phone developer tools enable developers to Create games for windows phone 7 devices.

This hands on Labs provides tutorials on how the get started with the windows phone developer tools.

 

Day2 (10:00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.)

 

10:00 a.m. – 10.15a.m.

Welcome Note.

10:15 a.m. – 1.00p.m.

Hands on Labs 1- Part2. – Game UI, 3D graphics, Audio, Inputs.

This Hands on Labs provide tutorials on creating Game User Interface, using 3D graphics, Audio and adding touch Inputs for XNA games.

2.00p.m. – 5.00 p.m.

Hands on Labs 2. –Building Your Own Mobile Game Title.

Creating your own mobile game title involve planning, storyboarding, designing, developing and testing. This Hands on Labs highlights the lifecycle of mobile game development involves in, when creating a simple mobile game with XNA.

 

Day3 (10:00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.)

 

10:00 a.m. – 10.15a.m.

Welcome Note.

10:15 a.m. –12.15p.m.

KINECT Game development.

Kinect for Windows SDK allows developer to create Games using Natural User Interface (NUI).Now game developers can think out of the box when designing a game. This session highlight how you can use the KINECT SDK to create compelling gaming experiences.

12.15a.m.-1.00a.m.

Kodu Game Lab

Microsoft Kodu game lab provides easy tools to make games for Windows. And this allows faster game design process.

This session highlight how you can use Kodu game lab for game development.

2.00p.m. – 5.00 p.m.

Hands on Labs 3. –Building Your Own KINECT Game Title.

This Hands on Labs provide tutorials on creating a KINECT Game Title using XNA and how you can come up with innovative game idea.

NASSCOM Game Developer Conference 2011, INDIA.


The NASSCOM Game Developer Conference started in 2009 to address the game developer community in India which grew into an independent 2 day conference in its 2nd year attended by more than 350 + delegates and fabulous talks.
NASSCOM is the apex body for the IT, BPO also focusing on Animation , Gaming and VFX industry. The gaming forum came into existence 5 years back to come together on a common platform to share best practices and knowledge both from the business and the development perspective.

I will be speaking at the NASSCOM Game Developer Conference 2011 held in Pune on November 11th and 12th.

Topic- Next-Gen Games on Microsoft Windows Phone 7.

Microsoft XNA Game Studio provides rich tool set to create games for Windows Phone 7 devices. With the new Silverlight integration developers can create UI far more easily than the traditional way. This session outlines how to use XNA API for develop 2d and 3d games.

 

Agenda

http://ngdc.nasscom.in/Agendanasscom.doc

 

Key Highlights

http://ngdc.nasscom.in/key-highlights.php

Zynga , Indiagames, Sony, Ubisoft India ,Glu Mobile,Adobe Systems, Microsoft, EA India and many other Game companies will be represent this Game Conference.

Date-  11 -12 November 2011

Venue-      

Hyatt Regency Pune
Weikfield IT Park, Nagar Road,
Pune, India 411014

Official Web Site- http://ngdc.nasscom.in/index.php

Singapore Silverlight User Group – Nov 2011 Meetup.


I`m doing Windows Phone 7 Game Development session at Singapore Silverlight User Group in November 2011.

Date and Time: 21st November, 2011 ( 7 PM to 9 PM )

Speaker: Uditha Bandara. XNA/DirectX MVP.

Profile

Uditha Bandara is specializes in Microsoft XNA Game development for Windows Phone, Xbox 360, PC, and Zune. He is the South East Asia`s First XNA/DirectX MVP (Most Valuable Professional). He had delivered sessions at various events and conferences in Singapore, Hong Kong, Sri Lanka and India. He has published several articles, tutorials, and game demos on his XNA Game Development Blog – https://uditha.wordpress.com/

Location : Microsoft Singapore 

                  1 Marina Boulevard
                   #22-01 One Marina Boulevard
                   Singapore 018989

Admission : Free

More Detailshttp://sgslug.org/2011/11/04/singapore-silverlight-user-group-%E2%80%93-nov-2011-meetup/