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Thursday, March 8, 2007
PlayFirst Announces Cross-Platform Dev Kit
1:44 PM | Tuncer Deniz | 6 comments

PlayFirst, the developer of popular casual games such as Diner Dash, has announced the release of Playground SDK, a software development kit aimed at helping casual game makers create their own games. Playground has been used in more than a dozen games.

Previous available to PlayFirst publishing partners only, Playground SDK is now available to any developer who wants to use. it. The SDK is a C++ programming package that supports 2D and 3D hardware accelerated graphics. In addition to supporting Windows and Web games, the Mac OS X version supports Universal Binaries and OpenGL.

Developers who use the SDK are required to credit the Playground in the game, and are required to advise PlayFirst when the title becomes available.

PlayFirst also announced the “Developer Dash Program,” an incentive for casual game makers to create titles using the software, with up to $100,000 in awards.

For more on the SDK, follow the link below.

Playground SDK

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