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Windows 7: Develop a Silverlight game, win $5000

10 Feb 2009   #1

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Develop a Silverlight game, win $5000

Microsoft has launched a new contest over at aimed at Silverlight game developers. The contest, which is limited to a minimum age of 16 years old and residents of the US, will run through 11:59 PM PT April 30, 2009, after which there will be a voting period between May 1 and May 14. Winners will be announced on May 25, 2009. Entrants will have to create a user profile on the site, download the free Software Development Kit, and use it to develop an online game. There is a limit of three unique entries per person and per e-mail address. The specifications of the game are quite strict.
  • The initial file download size cannot exceed 4MB Total file size must be < 10MB
  • Resolution limited to 800x430
  • There are no frame rate limitations
  • The game cannot include any upload file aspects
  • The game cannot require or allow any external communication ( send to a friend components, etc.)
  • The game must be developed in Silverlight 2.0 and submitted in object/binary code format
  • The game must clearly indicate to others that it is governed by the Creative Commons license
Full Story: Develop a Silverlight game, win $5000 - Ars Technica

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10 Feb 2009   #2

Linux (Debian, Android)

Cool I think I will download the SDK and try it out even though I don't know XAML
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11 Feb 2009   #3

Windows 7

whoever creates this game will be very rich. Good luck to you all who are trying to win the five grand
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