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#ImagineCup Inspiration: 2011 #GameDesign Finalists: Team Signum Fidei

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27th January

Team Signum Fidei from the Philippines was a competitor in the Game Design category at the Imagine Cup 2011 in New York City.

Take a look at their concept:

The team describes their mission at the Imagine Cup 2011:

Team Signum Fidei from De La Salle University – Manila is the official representative of the Philippines in the Microsoft Imagine Cup 2011 (Game Design category) finals in New York, USA. The team is composed of Thomas Tiam-Lee (Team Leader/Programmer, 3rd Year BS CS-ST), Jenina Chua (Team Programmer, 3rd Year BS CS-ST), Jeriah Miranda (Team Programmer, 3rd Year BS CS-ST), and Kev Hernandez (Team Game Designer and Artist, 2nd Year BS INSYS). The team’s mentor is Ms. Lesley Abe, a professor, also from De La Salle University – Manila.

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Watch the 2011 Imagine Cup Final Awards Ceremony!

13th July

Welcome Imagine Cup Fans!

The 2011 Microsoft Imagine Cup Finals Announcement took place during the “World Festival Awards Ceremony” Live at 16:00-19:00 EST, on July 13, 2011 (NYC Local Time). If you missed the presentation, you can watch it again anytime right here:

The “World Festival Awards Ceremony” was held at the David H. Koch Theater at the Lincoln Center for Performing Arts in downtown New York City!

As a member of the very first dedicated Social Media Team here at the Microsoft Imagine Cup, I (@ThomasRuschke) tweeted as much as possible about every aspect of the finals ceremony. In the next week or so I will be updating my Imagine Cup Social Media Reporter Facebook Page to detail my experience at the Finals!

To see all 25 Microsoft Student Partners on the Social Media Team tweeting, check out our Twitter List!

Thanks for watching … Read More »

The 2011 Imagine Cup GAME DESIGN Team Presentation Order [VIDEO]

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2nd July






Welcome back and thanks for stopping by Imagine Cup Fans!

Curious when, which Microsoft #ImagineCup GAME DESIGN Category Team will present? Below you will find the presentation order selection video, with a list of the results below it. In the video, Microsoft Academic Developer Evangalist Andrew Parsons uses a game he developed in XNA to pick the order of the teams!

The Imagine Cup GAME DESIGN Category Presentation Order

Game Design – Mobile (Zune/Phone)

Team Dragon (United States)
Close World (France)
Geekologic (France)
CRS (Russia)
Fomis Phone (Mexico)

Game Design – Web (Silverlight)

Cellardoor (Poland)
ICsquared (United States)
Signum Fidei (Philippines)
GreenWorld (Bulgaria)
Quegee Team (Slovakia)

Game Design – Windows / XBox (XNA)

Signum Games (Brazil)
Wicked Team (Czech Republic)
Crash Games (Belgium)
Replay (Brazil)

Congratulations to the teams! All of us on the Microsoft Student Parter Social Media Teamare very excited to meet you and report to the world about your amazing Imagine Cup Journey!

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YouTube: Thomas Ruschke Introduces His Microsoft #ImagineCup Teams

28th June

Here is a short video of myself where I introduce myself to you and explain my role as Social Media Reporter at the 2011 Microsoft Imagine Cup in New York City, NY, and the teams that I am tasked with covering as Social Media Reporter:

I’m very excited to be covering the 2011 Microsoft Imagine Cup July 8 – 13, 2011! I’m one of 25 Social Media Reporters on the very first Social Media Team! Read more about all 25 of us here: http://bit.ly/k7CpoN

My Twitter: http://twitter.thomasruschke.com
My Facebook: http://imaginecup.thomasruschke.com
My YouTube: http://youtube.thomasruschke.com

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/teamhermes
Facebook: http://on.fb.me/ICHermes

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/teamrescueme
Facebook: http://on.fb.me/jgK1c3

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/majisolutions
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/majisolutions

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/jofnet
Facebook: http://on.fb.me/k8TRd9

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/ICTeamAwa
Facebook: http://on.fb.me/mUfegQ

For all other infos, click: http://www.imaginecup.com

Thanks for looking!


The Microsoft Student Partner Social Media Team (MSPSMT) is an ongoing international social media collaborative which covers the news leading up to and during the annual Microsoft Imagine Cup competitions.

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