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Register Today for the Ottawa Game Conference and Get 20% Off

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The Ottawa Game Conference is a great event for those in the Montreal, Toronto and Ottawa regions who are in the gaming industry. There’s a lot of content around mobile gaming, and RIM’s Patrick Mollins will be doing a talk called “Back Seat Gaming” on the conference’s biz track. The conference organizers are giving BlackBerryCool readers 20% off the ticket price so if you’re in the area, stop by and learn a thing or two.
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The Story of Possibly the First Branded BlackBerry Game

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Frogger BannerFrogger was the very first game Magmic ported to BlackBerry that was not originally designed and developed by Magmic. It was also the first one I did and it may have been the first branded J2ME game ported to BlackBerry. It was interesting from a number of aspects, which I’ll delve into, but it was a personal success for me as I managed to port the entire game in less than a week (granted, many, many hours over-and-above regular working hours that week); which seems more impressive now after I’ve seen so many porting efforts and how long they can take.
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