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http://channel9.msdn.com/Events/GDC/...for-Windows-10

Probably too much detail in the presentation for most people here, I'd just like to point out that the guy they chose to talk about porting a game to the universal app model and share his experience with it is the software architect from turn 10.

He didnt name names, but I think we all know what Turn 10 is working on right now.
Just so people know. The universal app model uses the WinRT framework. The universal app model is a superset of what is currently the Windows 8/8.1 Modern app model. Windows 8/8.1 started the universal app model but it was much more restrictive because Windows Phone and Windows had a much more divergent codebase.

The universal apps will have expanded WinRT API support. But these universal apps are not Win32 apps which are what most PC games are. In fact, they're still deciding whether they will include Win32 apps in the Windows Store. Currently, Win32 apps can be in the store but only as links to external sites rather than direct download.
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some new multiplayer app called over dog I just got from the preview program. Supposed to match you with other liked players or something.
Lol, when I first read the message I was thinking of dating services....

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You had me at Descent!!!
I went back a couple years ago to installing it and I couldn't adjust to the inability to strafe. But man did I get those tingly feelings again.

I found SpaceOrb 360, a dream controller for Descent. I really had a blast playing it with that. Years later I discovered that a friend's son was playing the game (he and his kids were still into the older PC games); I had a new one still in the box and I gave it to him.

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