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Yesterday, we took the brand-new release of Corona Game Edition up the road to Stanford, for a lab session at the iD Tech Camp. iD runs a nationwide series of these camps at major universities like MIT, Princeton and Harvard, and their “Programming Academy” is a pretty intense two-week course for 13- to 18-year-olds. These kids had to know C++ or Java before arriving, and in the iPhone track they’d already spent days wrestling with Objective-C and OpenGL. I’ve always thought that Game Edition could be a good product for education, but we’d never tried it in a classroom setting — or any setting, really. And the bits were barely dry on Alpha 2, which had been wrapped up over the weekend. This was a

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Fresh off the release of his Astro Junk HD iPad game earlier this month, Unicorn Labs head programmer Armin Amir talks to us about the creation process and why he chose Corona to make his intergalactic shooter. You can watch a video demo of Astro Junk HD on Vimeo and learn more about the app at the Unicorn Labs web site. To start off, what’s your background as a designer and/or developer? Do you have a preferred language or platform? I’ve been developing for about 7 years in LAMP, and use PHP as my preferred language. Given your background, what made you say “I should use Corona!” when it came time to create Astro Junk? After researching several platforms — including Apple’s native Xcode SDK

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It’s time to experience Warlords Armageddon, a turn-based strategy game like you’ve never seen before! Warlords Armageddon, created with Corona Game Edition from Ansca Mobile,  is a high resolution 2 player flick-based strategy game designed exclusively for the iPad. ***SPECIAL INTRODUCTORY PRICE: 75% OFF! BUY IT NOW!*** POWER AT YOUR FINGER TIPS The revolutionary flick-strategy system lets you issue commands with a flick of your wrist. Just click the desired unit, select the command you want them to preform and swipe them in any direction that you desire. HEAD-TO-HEAD MULTIPLAYER ACTION Play against your friends in preset campaign skirmishes or set up your own campaign in the Custom Skirmish Editor. Chose between swordsmen, ogres, healers, archers, and more. No single player campaign available. A DYNAMIC WORLD

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BJ’s Soccer, made with Corona Game Edition from Ansca Mobile,is a fun and interactive way for you to enjoy soccer right from your iPod Touch or iPhone. BJ’s Soccer has three fun and challenging levels for you to test your soccer skills. In level one you try to score as many goals as possible within the 30-second time limit. In level two, your goal is to hit as many moving targets as you can within the time limit. Level three tests you soccer knowledge as well as your aim… In level three, answer the trivia questions correctly by hitting the correct target within the time limit. ABOUT BJ’S BREWHOUSE RESTAURANT: BJ’s Brewhouse Restaurant’s offer a high-energy, fun, family-friendly environment with an innovative and broad menu

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Feng Shui (pronounced fung shway) is an ancient Chinese system of aesthetics used to create harmony and balance around us.  Feng Shui is a diverse and rich set of practices that are used in a broad range of pursuits from architectural design to interior decorating. Feng Shui Mood Light, made with Corona SDK from Ansca Mobile, aids those interested in pursuing the use of colored lighting in their use of Feng Shui principles.   Feng Shui Mood Light provides a way for you to start the mood light with a set of colors that matches your current mood allowing you to synchronize your mood with the lighting.   The lighting color then gradually changes at the pace you set to the colors (therefore mood and attitude) you which

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How far can you go before your Snozzled? Reminiscent of the classic game Simon, Snozzled, made with Corona SDK from Ansca Mobile, takes the game play in a new direction. Featuring five levels of play and user selectable goals, Snozzled provides both quick games to kill a little time and truly challenging games that will leave you Snozzled. FEATURES INCLUDE: • High Scores • Five levels of play • Background themes • Selectable goals • Selectable sounds • Saved game state

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Campus Party Bogotá 2010 – Desarrollo: Desarrollo de aplicaciones móviles Iphone, Ipad Y Android (Parte I) Campus Party Bogotá 2010 – Desarrollo: Desarrollo de aplicaciones móviles Iphone, Ipad Y Android (Parte II) Desarollo de Applicaciones Moviles Multiplatforma (slides): If you’re like me and don’t speak any Spanish, here’s an English introduction to Campus Party from Steve Wozniak:

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Discover a new world through Eyes of the Prophet! Created with Corona SDK from Ansca Mobile. A story that portrays a revisionist story on the true origins of vampires and their rise to power. Read this first prequel to the soon to be released novel. You can experience this story for the first time in a revolutionary way on iPad. Swipe your fingers across the screen and navigate through the comic.

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Built for iPad™, Astro Junk HD, made with Corona SDK from Ansca Mobile, is a shooter’s delight, with rapid-fire, dazzling outer space visuals and great sounds. Your mission is simple: stay alive by destroying flying Asteroids and Space Debris. Play this one with two hands, headphones on and the sound WAY up! Inspired by the grand old arcade classics, but faithfully updated for the iPad, Astro Junk HD is an action game that is fun for the whole family. Featuring great space visuals and inter-stellar sounds, the goal of the game is to destroy the Asteroids and Space Debris before they hit your Astronauts. The more you destroy, the higher your score; but don’t forget to reload your Ammo before it’s too late. Created by