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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 …

DropBox

As the new semester begins, we’re in the process of setting up git code repositories for students in programming courses. And while this may take a few days, you don’t want to ever be without a back-up plan for the work you do. I highly recommend using a service like …

K.I.T.S. 2011

Last week the Division of IT&S once again hosted 200 middleschool students for K.I.T.S. The “Kids In Technology and Science” (KITS) program is designed to spark interest in technology and science among schoolchildren and provide Champlain College students with hands-on teaching experiences. This year, KITS included events in robotics, computer …

HLSL Shader Editor

Since we have been working with shaders for our Graphics course in the last couple weeks, the following is a great resource for writing HLSL shaders in real-time. Original Forum Post:http://xboxforums.create.msdn.com/forums/p/87980/640615.aspx Note: Unfortunately the download link on the forum no longer works, however Tom has provided it on his website: …

Opportunities and Information

Microsoft Game and Entertainment Studios On Monday, some of the game faculty had a phone conversation with Microsoft Entertainment Studios. They’re looking to hire for “extremely well paid” summer interns (upwards of $20K for the summer) as well as recent graduates in all areas of Game Development. The cool part …

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 …