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Autodesk 3D, 3D Art, and Gameware Tools

Autodesk has been slowly buying up tools and technologies. They’ve got quite a collection and it’s worth taking a look at some of the product lines. First, it is worth noting that Autodesk is the company that makes AutoCAD, the premier engineering and architectural Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) program. AutoCad …

Screen Savers

A couple months ago I was at a dinner party with my wife. During a break in the excitement, I made my way over to the living room and noticed the HD television was running a screen saver that displayed the family photos. Where normal people would probably think “look …

Alternative Conference on Game Development

This weekend (Feb 11-12, 2012) will be the online AltDev conference on game development. Best of all, it’s FREE. AltDevConf is a free virtual conference that will be airing February 11th-12th. Anyone and everyone can tune in for game development lectures on Programming, Education, Design, and Production! We aim provide …

Indie Game Resources

While doing some Google searching the other day, I came across this great list of resources for Indie game development. The ridiculously extensive list includes a variety of categories including: free and low cost art resources free voice, music, & sound effect resources free fonts drm solutions There’s a lot …

Internships at Microstrain

I received the following email from a 2010 EGP graduate who wanted to let all programming students know about this great internship opportunity. Hello, my name is Richard Stoneback and I was an Game Programming major at Champlain College and graduated in 2010. While at Champlain, I found an internship …

Debugging, Multi-Threading, and WP7

Upcoming Events Debugging Professors Pile and Lawson will be hosting a “debugging tutorial”. Having trouble getting your head around what the debugger is, when to use it, why to use it, how to use it? This quick tutorial will give you some tips and tricks (and maybe you’ve got some …

Replace your KVM with Synergy

Every once in a while I am amazed by the cleverness of some people. This time, its the guys who made Synergy. Synergy is a free, open-source, cross-platform, application that allows you to share one mouse and keyboard across multiple computers using your network connection (And I thought KVM switches …

Game FAQ: Camera Class for PS2 Dev Kit

Question: John, could you please post your camera class for the Playstation2 Development Kit? Sure. At the links listed below you’ll find the zipped files for my camera.h and camera.cpp files. They have been very useful for me in completing my course work, because they save me the effort of …