I invite you to take a look at this post by Adrian Woods, formerly of ACES who was re-hired on to work on Microsoft Flight. I realize that the post is nearly 2 years old, but there is quite a lot of information in those 3 paragraphs that clears the air on some of the current perceived worries from the community. Continue reading
Category Archives: Games For Windows
Will it work?
I have been monitoring an interesting discussion thread at the Flight Simulator Network and the discussion led to add-on capabilities of MS Flight versus previous versions. It is my understanding that there will not be any backward compatibility for add-on content for MS Flight. Continue reading
Mike has 13 years of game development under his belt and brings much to the table. In fact, he is using his blog as a "tip of the day" resource for anyone interested in game development. You will quickly find out that he is big on "non-destructive" development of game assets (models, textures, etc.) and I expect more tutorials from him to center on that topic. His post today on "non-destructive Photoshop techniques" is excellent!
More news from Leipzig for Microsoft Games for Windows! In addition to the formal announcement and introduction of "Train Simulator 2," Microsoft also announces that Ubisoft will join the Games for Windows branding with "The Settlers: Rise of an Empire," and the SideWinder gaming accessories returns with the introduction later this year of the Microsoft SideWinder Mouse. More information can be seen in the official press release.