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DesktopWeb FormText   XNA on Vista to 360Tue, 12 Dec 2006 14:15:32 GMT # 

got some help from the XNA forums yesterday. ends up that Game Studio Express (GSE if you're cool) will install on Vista, it's just not 'officially' supported. some things to try are installing the beta service packs for both VS 2005 and C# Express. my problem ended up being a deployment issue, and it took a handul of tries to get a generated guid to match between the 360 and the PC so they could sync. so that part could stand to be made a more idiot proof ... with me playing the part of idiot (never had this much problem with a guid before). got to run a couple demos ... and it's pretty awesome. the creator's club is definitely for developers though, and not for end user consumption. i'll probably kick the sandbox around to see what we do/don't get access to ... but it'll be a while before i try to actually throw something meaningful together. can't wait to see what this turns into ...