1. Matt Meyer

    Final Project


    Due to an unfortunate inability to obtain the required materials in time to do my original project, I had to change gears mid stride. My gaming group is starting up a major American Civil War game next year so I … Continue reading →

  2. Matt Meyer



    Alright here it is, the FINAL weekly summary! FINAL PROJECT It wasn’t what I was expecting but I’m quite happy with the final results. I like the time period and I got to do a little research (historians love research, … Continue reading →

  3. Matt Meyer

    Ideas Post


    Ideas: Historical Figure Alternate History I decided to stick with what I’m good at and create writing/fanfic (such a broad term) assignments around history. I find this kind of enterprise fun, but I doubt thats true for most!…

  4. Matt Meyer

    How To: Alternate History


    Writing alternate history is a great exercise in hopeful speculation. It also requires a solid knowledge of the period to write something believable, so do some reading online (and on UMW libraries database). Pick a single event that you want … Continue reading →

  5. Matt Meyer

    Alternate History


    August 1914: World War I begins, German armies sweep into Belgium and Holland while the smaller German 8th Army defends East Prussia from a massive Russian Invasion. At the end of the month, 8th Army defeats the Russian First Army … Continue reading →

  6. Matt Meyer

    Historical Figure


    My favorite historical figure is Otto von Bismark of the German Empire. Bismark served as the practical head of state of Prussia and then Germany at the end of the 19th century. I admire him for his political and military … Continue reading →

  7. Matt Meyer

    Remix Card


    These drove me absolutely crazy, and the first several I pulled up were WAY to difficult for me to even consider attempting! I finally settled on one that I could relate to as I have a bit of a thing … Continue reading →

  8. Matt Meyer

    Recycle the Media


    Media Recycle! I got lucky and quickly picked out a common thread of polar bears/new york/cops in here so didnt have a problem patching together a somewhat cohesive story. Actually I couldn’t see how to do it any other way: … Continue reading →

  9. Matt Meyer

    Remix This!


    I have personally never been a huge fan of mashups and remixes, especially when they take themselves too seriously. This is just my personal taste: when they are done for comedic effect (as I will focus on) then I enjoy … Continue reading →

  10. Matt Meyer

    Video Tutorial


    I can really relate to this one, creating a video tutorial, my mom got into using Skype a little while ago and it was…interesting to try to teach her how to use it. The tutorial that follows is very, very … Continue reading →

  11. Matt Meyer

    A Day in the Life


    So I decided to do this “day in the life of” assignment because, while although my life is tragically boring, I liked the concept. WARNING Political commentary will follow in this video as I rant and rave about politics and … Continue reading →

  12. Matt Meyer

    Swede A Scene


    I loved the movie that is the inspiration for this assignment, and laughed really hard at all the creative and funny things they showed in the film. I decided to use my miniatures to re-create this classic scene from the … Continue reading →

  13. Matt Meyer

    Pre Production


    Here is my post outlining my pre-production plans for next week. I definitely want to make a scene from a horror film . My family has a psycho black cat that actually takes Prozac from time to time to stay … Continue reading →

  14. Matt Meyer

    DC Evaluation


    This was an interesting show, I didnt expect another groups work to sound so radically different from our own! I love the concept, I absolutely detest DC for many of the sounds I believe they were trying to capture. That … Continue reading →

  15. Matt Meyer

    Early War France


    Early War France Here is the page for the assignment story telling within the web. I like the concept of this assignment much more than the practical. While I see the potential to make humorous pages, I didnt have the … Continue reading →

  16. Matt Meyer

    Movie V-Mail


    Just finished the Movie V-Mail challenge. I decided to represent Napoleon from the classic film Waterloo. This is a great film, and I tried to capture Steiger’s trademark dramatic flair that makes Napoleon such a likeable character in this flick … Continue reading →

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