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Evolve 2013: Xamarin Rises

Last Sunday I joined 600 other participants at the Xamarin’s first training and conference in Austin, Texas. I had been using Xamarin products for about 18 months for cross-platform game development (via MonoGame), so I was interested to see where they were headed. The theme of the conference was one …

Particle Art

Now that the Fall semester classes are starting to wind down as we make the switch into preparing for the big end-of-semester projects, I’ve had a few minutes to put into one of my side projects. These are a series of screenshots from a touch-screen based artist tool that I’m …

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Cross-Platform Mobile Development

A colleague recently sent me a link to the following: Google Releases Open-Source Code to Convert Java to Objective-C Yeah, that’s cool and all. But to me, that’s like saying: Google Releases Open-Source Code to Convert Ebonics to Spanglish. Just saying. Come to think of it, I haven’t checked Google …

aliEnd for Android

I’m happy to announce that the Android release of aliEnd is now available on Google Play. Artwork by Geoff GunningProgramming by John PileMusic by Dev Jana The game is written in C#/XNA and ported to Android via MonoGame. Once I’ve completed porting aliEnd to a few other platforms, I’ll post …

Champlain Student Startup

I’m happy to announce that Champlain College Seniors Matt Brand, Mike Hopke (Game Programming), Marguerite Dibble and Zach Bohn (Game Design) have created a game company “Birnam Wood Games”. They funded their first game development with a Kickstarter project and released their game today for Windows and Mac. The game …