Microsoft Windows Azure team shipped a completely updated version of the Windows Azure Toolkit for Social Games that makes building these games and learning game development even easier.
"This version of the toolkit ships with two simple games, tic-tac-toe and four in a row. These games are much easier to dive into than the full-featured Tankster game. Tankster is still available for download and can now be found in source control under the 'samples' folder or downloaded here," revealed Azure team.
"Windows Azure Toolkit for Social Games ships with all the great things you expect from our toolkits including documentation, easy setup, and a new version of the content installer."
Core features of this Windows Azure Toolkit for Social Games are:
- "Samples Games (Tic-Tac-Toe and Four in a Row)
- Authentication with ACS (Access Control service)
- Game Friends
- User Profiles
- Invites and Notifications
- Tests for both server and client code