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My 4th weekly newsletter

If you find some links that you think would be useful, feel free to share! You can always subscribe (or unsubscribe) by clicking on the MailChimp widget on the right-hand side of this page.  Classic Gaming: Games that pushed the hardware limits – GameSack Saturn vs PSX architecture, & Saturn’s quad polygons Everything that’s wrong with…

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TIL: Unity has way cheaper pricing for students / faculty

I was at Unity’s Unite conference in Seattle this week, and I learned from their education team that Unity has far cheaper licensing for students, faculty, and schools. In partnership with Studica, Unity has discounted costs. Here’s a link to the page.   Also, Autodesk, creators of Maya, 3DS Max, etc., also have FREE versions…

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Unite 2014 keynote recap

I’m still at Unite 2014 this week, so I thought I’d deliver a quick recap of the Unite 2014 keynote, courtesy of Jaime Rodriguez, of Microsoft. Here was my favorite talk of Unite as well: Unite 2014 – IL2CPP: The next generation of scripting in Unity Unite 2014 – WebGL Deployment in Unity 5 Opening…

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BizSpark: Free software and cloud services for your startup

Jennifer Marsman wrote a great post on her MSDN blog about the benefits of BizSpark and how to get started with the program. This step-by-step tutorial can help get you enrolled as well.  Perks of the program: http://wootstudio.ca/startups/bizspark.aspx Windows 8 / Windows Phone developer accounts Visual Studio Ultimate 2013 Windows 8 Office 365 $150 / month…

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My third weekly newsletter is out

HTML5 Free Udacity course: WebGL and Three.js Microsoft will join Khronos and will participate in the webGL working group The power of WebGL – Assasin’s Creed Pirates, using BabylonJS   Gaming / Game Dev Night Trap Revamped Kickstarter How to get your game covered by YouTubers – Gamaasutra Xamarin’s new 2D C# crossplatform gaming framework…

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Boost productivity: Convert YouTube videos to MP3

I’m an avid runner and cyclist, but I can’t stand exercising in silence. Sure, I have tons of nerdy video game music (woohoo, Yuzo Koshiro), but sometimes I also want to learn. I peruse YouTube for different things to learn every day, and generally listen in the background as I work. I find that tech…