Where do I Start: Games

If you are interested in developing video games for Windows Phone you should also download the XNA 4.0 Toolkit from here: http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=23714

For additional resources such as Trainings Tutorials and Code Samples you can go to the App Hub (http://create.msdn.com)

Where do I Start: Apps

To start developing apps for the Windows Phone you should start by downloading the tools to your PC. You can download the directly from here: http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?displaylang=en&id=27570

These include: · Visual Studio 2010 · Windows Phone SDK 7.1 Extensions for XNA Game Studio 4.0 · Microsoft Expression Blend SDK for Windows Phone.

Submissions

[box type="info"] Submissions: A valid submission for the finals should comply with the list below[/box][box type="bio"][button link="https://skydrive.live.com/view.aspx?cid=50AA3F6C643B4EFC&resid=50AA3F6C643B4EFC!164" type="big"] Download Entry Form[/button] 1.      ALL participants must submit a completed Entry Form to appidol@hotmail.com to be considered for the competition. Each entry form must contain a brief description of your App or Game (no more than 150 words). If this is included in your Marketplace Submission we can use that one. Also a minimum of 4 screenshots will be required for each submission. 2.      If App or Game is not yet published in the Marketplace, competitor must provide a .xap file to App Idol staff prior to the finals. You may send directly to appidol@hotmail.com. 3.      GAMES: Judges not expect a full game, but a complete level of the game. SEE Judging Criteria 4.      Students or Startups are not required to participate in a hack-a-thon to compete. We will also receive submissions via email as well. This email must contain al requirements, and must be received before June 10th to be considered. 5.      If you were selected in a hack-a-thon you will need to send information about the latest version of your game or app to this email, appidol@hotmail.com [/box]

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