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  1. Provide us with a project type that officially supports the development of VGA-heavy applications from managed code

    With the official announcement: “XNA Game Studio will not support Metro style apps” XNA has been marked as a legacy platform.

    Please provide us with a replacement that:
    -Fully satisfies .NET library design guidelines.
    -Allows direct access to the VGA.
    -Implements most strong points of XNA and learns from its mistakes.
    -Has a feature set that is ON PAIR with DirectX 11.1 and stays UP TO DATE with future DirectX releases, at least ones that are accessible on WinRT.
    -Enables developers to make applications capable of running on WinRT, Classic Desktop (at least on Windows 8), and at least on…

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      16 comments  ·  Games  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Make XNA open source

      XNA is an incredible framework. It gave a lot to game developers. Don't bury it please. It's not too late. Open the sources!

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        10 comments  ·  Games  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Hardware Accelerated Graphics for C# and Visual Basic.Net

        There is currently a gap for hardware accelerated graphics support in both C# and Visual Basic.Net. With no more support for XNA(full support was never even given in Visual Basic.Net) and the latest version of DirectX not supported in C# and Visual Basic.Net we are left with outdated or unmanaged solutions that provide hardware accelerated graphics operations.

        How are developers expected to create advanced games in C# or Visual Basic.Net without proper support? This is unacceptable and should be addressed immediately.

        I propose that, since Microsoft has taken a stance to no longer support XNA, to allow programmers to develop…

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          2 comments  ·  Games  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL) 2.0 built-in for android and windows store

          It would come in handy if there were a template for the windows store and android app that already included SDL 2.0 - Would definately help with the "cross-platform" idea

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            2 comments  ·  Games  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • GPU Developing

            Add full feature of GPU Editor on Visual Studio Editor to make developer build efficient work geometrics shape.
            that can improve games shaders styles with easy steps modifier like ComposserFX and MonkeyShader editor and made existing projects solutions built geometry files to help developer for faster learning of GPU Pixel/Vertex Shaders.

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              2 comments  ·  Games  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Plants vs Zombie 2 in nokia phone with full version free

              Plants vs Zombie 2 in nokia phone with full version free for better to play

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                1 comment  ·  Games  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Happiness comes from satisfaction

                A happy man is a satisfied man. Where does this satisfaction come from? How rightly it is said a man is a pleasure seeker and thus satisfaction lies in the pleasures of life. Talking about pleasures of life, what strikes the mind is most certainly *** or arousal of ****** desires. We live in the world surrounded by the words like kink, flirt, naughtiness, being ***** and many more. And therefore, what makes up our mind or what shapes our perceptions is somewhat similar too. We love to be teased, we love to chase and we love excitement of being…

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                  0 comments  ·  Games  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Directx Initialization and use on Xbox one with C++

                  I believe we could make Directx initialization(Direct3d etc) easier, is not that much time is spent on Initialization but it would really speed things up if we could just create an instance of a Direct3d device and change its properties as desired afterwards and start rendering something on the screen. the simpler the better. Most of the properties whenever possible could be set through enums, this could be an additional set of classes that you could provide with each Directx version, so we always keep things simple from the very start.

                  Also aside from all this, we should be given…

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                    1 comment  ·  Games  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                      0 comments  ·  Games  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Add Functionality to display Normals in Model Viewer

                      For the model Viewer it would be helpful to be able to display (/Add/Calculate) Normals (face vertex, etc)..

                      this will assist in simple debugging

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                        2 comments  ·  Games  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                          • Please open Research Departament for Games for Disabled People in Bialystok Science & Technology Park.

                            We Developers must bring MULTIPLAYER games to disabled children. As a parent of children with cerebral palsy and Developer I have got a mission to give this kids new ways to play with others. No more alone child on wheelchair! From custom games to digital health care system. We can make better further for children with disabilities. And also special missions in games for SPECIAL SOLDERS!

                            "With great power involves great responsibility."
                            Join the Estimo.mobi side of the force.

                            Please support ESTIMO.MOBI by sending some devices for testing games in integrate classroom.

                            May the Force be with You!

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                            • Dear Minecraft developers, please create a mash up between Fallout 4 and Minecraft.

                              Please develop a mash up between Fallout 4 and Minecraft

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                              • educational games.

                                How about creating a game that follows the instructions of builiding a computer or learng wiring. A game that is Intriging an educational to help our children and our future. i also am a map builder if any opening are available

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                                    • put some WWE games on all of the windows phones plus i have a windows 8.1 NOKIA Lumia phone

                                      Add more cool new stuff & plus add alot of movie apps & all windows phones needs a lot of updates on game graphics Mack the graphics better & ever

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                                      • Make D3DX libraries open source(or at least part of them)

                                        D3DX was a great library that can speed up the development with it's awesome utilities :

                                        - Mesh Simplifier
                                        - Texture loading
                                        - Math

                                        Please make those available again.

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                                        • Limited XDK access for WIndows Store

                                          Developers on Windows Store should have access to the basic features of Xbox Live such as Achievements and Leaderboards. Apple and Google has Game Center and Google Play Games, either they make a new serivce or let developers use these features. As far as I know there isn't a third party backend for Windows Store exclusively.

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