Get Free Microsoft Software with BizSpark

Do you qualify for BizSpark? Would you like to obtain free software for your startup?

According to the official BizSpark website, your startup qualifies for BizSpark if you are:

  • Developing software or apps
  • Less than 5 years old and privately held
  • Making less than US$1M annually

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Compulsion Games Q & A for Contrast on Xbox One, and more!

For today’s Q&A, we have Sam Abbott of Compulsion Gamesdeveloper of Contrast, which was recently released on Xbox One.

 

1. How many people were on your team to make Contrast?
Contrast was contributed to by a number of people, but our core team in the studio was 8 people. We scaled up very slowly from 1 at the start of the project, by bringing on people who were as passionate about the project as we were.

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UnUrbanTech Q&A with Gerrell Jones

Updated: Aug 19, 2014

After publishing the Q&A below, Gerrell now has Soft Kitty on the Windows Store, with more to come!

Original Post: Aug 14, 2014

Today’s Q&A is with Gerrell Jones of UnUrbanTech, a game developer working on Construct 2 and Unity games. He’s also raising funds for his family through an online fundraiser, as they’re going through some difficult times.

1. I understand that your family has fallen on some hard times. Can you share a few words about your situation?

Yes. An electrical fire has brought our home to complete rubble. Although it is troubling times, we will never waver to continue to smile everyday and enjoy life. We are thankful for just having not accidents with our family members. We are a recently homeless family of eight that is.

The eastern Pennsylvania shelter system would separate us if we utilize them, not to mention the long waiting list before we are even placed. So we have converted our hotel room into a game development studio. We love playing and creating games as a family and this keeps our mind off of the distractions. So we decided to pool our creative talents together, as a family and build something from our situation, while keeping our heads up.

NOTE: Find out how you can help, here: http://www.gofundme.com/t6oi0

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Dangling Concepts Q & A – Air Soccer Fever, Tank Arena & More!

Today’s developer Q&A is with Imran Shafiq of Dangling Concepts.


1. How many people were on your team to make Air Soccer Fever and Tank Arena? Was it all you?
I currently work alone. This is a part time endeavor for me right now. But I sure would love to make it a full time thing :)

2. Will you contract out any of the work for future projects to part-time or temp workers?
I do contract out for music and art work. But I am definitely looking to collaborate with a team and find the right part-time/temp workers.

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