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Xbox support is completely useless, my console is dead
Like so many other lucky folks, I have the red ring of death. And just in time, I suppose, since the warranty extension ends for me in January. But I have to add my story about interacting with support the way everyone else does, because Microsoft really...
XNA Creators Club sucks too
It's bad enough that I can't use my real name on Xbox Live, but I can't even do it trying to sign up for the XNA Creators Club. And I'm sure there's no human being who would respond to, and act, to fix it. Believe me, I've tried. You'd think my last name...
Valve and Half-Life 2, plus Steam, three years later
It's strange how some posts on this blog get comments even to this day, one of them being a post about how Valve's Steam was a pile of crap that seemed to drag down Half-Life . I remember even later that year, my former wife has many complaints about...
Xbox Live support beats all other Microsoft units as the absolute worst
I still get comments on the most random posts on this blog, but none more frequent than on my previous post about the joke that is Xbox support . Read the comments and you'll find more dropped balls than you can imagine. I'm not going to bother with contacting...
Xbox Live says my name isn't allowed
Seriously, I entered my name into my profile, and it told me, "Your name contains a word or phrase that isn't allowed." Should I be offended?
XNA v2?
I know I've mentioned before that Xbox game development interests me. So they're doing a new console update, and the features are listed here . Note this one... Added support for XNA Game Studio Express V.2 This led me to research a little, and I found...
Apple is not the new Microsoft
I noticed the PC World editorial proclaiming that Apple was the new Microsoft (via this blog ), and I swear the mainstream press will print anything these days. I've gone on record time and time again about how much I care about, and love using, Microsoft...
Xbox Live support is a joke
I keep getting e-mail notification indicating that my Xbox Live subscription is about to expire. That's alarming since I recently re-upped using a card I bought at retail (it was old, and came with another headset and free billiards game from Arcade...
Posted: Apr 13 2007, 08:49 AM by Jeff | with 65 comment(s)
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Still no Xbox Live support in XNA
I see while I was on vacation that the XNA Studio Express was released, but still doesn't include any Xbox Live support. Considering that they seem to be fostering a "farm system" of development shops, where product would be distributed...
No Xbox Live networking in XNA
From the XNA FAQ : Q: Does the XNA Framework include the ability to use Xbox Live? A: The initial release of the XNA Framework on the Xbox 360 will not have any support for networking. We realize this is a big area of interest for game developers and...
Posted: Aug 24 2006, 10:45 AM by Jeff | with no comments
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