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Author Topic: Dr.Dobbs Silverlight Programming Game Challenge  (Read 3718 times)

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Dr.Dobbs Silverlight Programming Game Challenge
« on: April 10, 2009, 03:18:51 PM »
This could be a good way for anyone who was interested in learning to code using Microsoft's Flash Killer, Silverlight:

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Welcome to Dr. Dobb's Challenge Deuce, a special game competition brought to you in association with the world-renowned Dr. Dobb's for software developers and Microsoft Visual Studio.

Use Dr. Dobbs and his team of friends to play the game and collect Visual Studio power-ups -- or team up with your own friends to develop your own games and levels!

You can win from a prize pool of $10,000 in two ways:

1. Use the "Create" option to make new in-game levels in the Silverlight application itself, and be automatically entered into a 'best level' competition, with Dr. Dobbs Bobblehead doll prizes given out weekly, plus monthly 'best level' prizes of $500!

2. If you really want to flex your creative muscle, download the Silverlight sample application and modify the code and art in a free trial version of Visual Studio to make your own completely custom game, then get it showcased on the Dr. Dobbs Challenge Deuce site.



I think it would be wonderful to see someone modify the sample game and use cody and his coins for the main game..

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Re: Dr.Dobbs Silverlight Programming Game Challenge
« Reply #1 on: April 10, 2009, 04:14:09 PM »
these files of cody walking using flash might help if anyone is interested, you'll have to convert or edit them somehow.

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Re: Dr.Dobbs Silverlight Programming Game Challenge
« Reply #2 on: May 15, 2009, 05:04:47 PM »
a couple of legitimately cool submissions. tornado is pretty addicting. so much for a productive friday afternoon!
day of ape: http://dobbschallenge2.com/index.php?option=com_content&amptask=view&ampid=22&ampItemid=37
tornado: http://dobbschallenge2.com/index.php?option=com_content&amptask=view&ampid=23&ampItemid=38