[Archives] Using my Microsoft Surface Pro for Game Development

Archives, Game Development, Review

My big splurge of 2015 was getting a Surface Pro to replace my poor, zombie, 5-year old laptop.  That lappy carried me through all my college work, died the day I got home after graduating, was resurrected, and has been on a steady decline since.  After spending a month traveling to visit family over the holidays, I knew I needed to replace if if I had any plans on working outside of my home.
I’ve had my Surface for about two months now and used it during Global Game Jam, and aside from weird issues now and then and some Windows 10 quirks, it works great.  I have a Surface Pro 4, i5 processor, with 256 GB hard drive and 8GB RAM.  

Here’s how my Surface Pro is faring so far for game development: