1. @MasonOberle

    Week 14


    This week, I finished the last components of my Digital Storytelling course. I published my game on Squiffy and detailed my creative process in a post on my blog. Then, I uploaded a short trailer for it on YouTube and posted about it.

    Through these projects, I tried my best …

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    Week 13


    This week has been a bit busy, but I was fortunate enough to continue making progress on my final project. I didn’t get as far as I wanted too this week, but I still made some progress with the story and some of the visual assets I intend to use. …

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    Week 12


    We’re almost at the end. While I’m sad to be leaving behind the assignment bank, I’m glad to have the opportunity to hunker down and work on my final project.

    For this week, I did two mashup assignments and two remix assignments. My first mashup was an edit of the …

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    Fresh From the Oven


    I completed three more daily creates for this week. First, I responded to a story prompt with two images. The prompt was “a witch was murdered by someone who was 100 years old.” I responded with an image of a gingerbread house and an old German man with a gun. …

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    Swindon Monthly


    I wanted to do something new for my second remix assignment. I chose to remix the “We’ve got you covered” assignment since I had considered doing that one in the past. The remix I got was to make it intentionally cheesy, to the point of being awful.

    In honor of …

  6. @MasonOberle

    Country Bob


    I revisited my Bob Ross dollar bill for my first remix assignment. The remix I got was to somehow “countrify” my bill.

    I did this by downloading a png of a cowboy hat that was at a similar position to Ross’s head in the unedited picture I used. I then …

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    One of my favorite comfort movies is the 1991 superhero film The Rocketeer. One of the most prominent descriptions of the film that I have seen is that it is “an airborne Indiana Jones.” So, for my second mashup assignment, I decided to make a Rocketeer poster in the style …

  8. @MasonOberle

    The Mario Movie


    In honor of the recent announcement of the Illumination Animation Mario movie cast, I decided to attempt the Photo Mash assignment. For this assignment, I wanted to make an edit of an image from the original 1993 Mario movie, replacing Bob Hoskins and John Leguizamo with Chris Pratt and Charlie …

  9. @MasonOberle

    Week 11


    This week, I completed 11 stars worth of video assignments. This is because, for one, the final product ended up being a bit shorter than the required length, so I thought doing a bit of extra work would help compensate for that. I made a silent movie trailer, a …

  10. @MasonOberle

    Point of View


    For my final video project of the week, I completed a project where I had to make a video entirely from my own point of view. Since I knew I would be going to Target today, my plan was to take a video of me going in to the store, …

  11. @MasonOberle

    5 second video


    After working for so long on my silent film, I felt I needed to take on a shorter assignment to allow me a moment to catch my breath. So, I looked to the shortest assignment in the Video bank, the 5 second film. For this assignment, I had to …

  12. @MasonOberle

    Daily Creates for Week 11


    Time to share another round of Daily Creates. The first one I completed required me to show what the three horsemen of the learning apocalypse (Fear, Uncertainty, and Doubt) looked like. I took a few screenshots of my Canvas page and edited them together in Procreate to demonstrate how these …

  13. @MasonOberle

    The Batman Silent Trailer


    For my first assignment of the week, I decided to try my hand at creating a silent film version of a recently released movie trailer. One of the trailers that struck me the most in the past few months was for the film The Batman starring Robert Pattinson. This trailer …

  14. @MasonOberle

    Week 10


    This week, we focused on video editing. This can be a very time consuming process, so I made sure I got ahead of this week’s work. I reviewed my classmates’ ideas for their final projects and added a few suggestions of my own on Sunday. The next day, I …

  15. @MasonOberle

    The Hitch Cut


    The final assignment I completed this week was my own take on the “hitch cut.” The “hitch cut” is a three shot film where the middle shot is changed in order to produce a different effect. For my project, I decided to use one of the reactions I had gotten …

  16. @MasonOberle

    Every Hour Vlog


    I thought it would be fun to try out the every hour vlog assignment. For this assignment, I took one video every hour, narrating what happened in my day. This proved to be easier said than done. I tried doing this two days ago, but several factors led me to …

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    Video Analysis


    One of the mandatory assignments that needed to be done this week was an analysis of a scene through a video essay. Choosing a scene to analyse was difficult at first, as I needed to chose one that had to do with our course theme. I couldn’t remember any scenes …

  18. @MasonOberle

    James Corden


    Last Friday, I had a severely negative response to The Prom starring James Corden. This led my friends and I to start sharing our thoughts on Corden. When reviewing the assignment bank for this week, I found one where I could record others’ opinions and edit them into a video. …

  19. @MasonOberle

    DC done early


    Great news! I got my Daily Creates done early this week. I knew I would probably have a lot that I needed to complete this week, so I wanted to finish these up as soon as possible. Yesterday, I made an acrostic with my name and illustrated it in Procreate.…

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    Stealing Other People’s Ideas


    Last week, I spent some time looking over a few of my classmates’ ideas for their final project. Now, I have the opportunity to revisit some of them and give some of my own thoughts on how to expand upon them.

    On her blog, Kylie said she was interested in …

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    Week 9


    One more relatively laid back week in DS106. I started off by listening to a few of my classmates’ radio shows on Monday, taking a few notes on what stood out to me and blogging my thoughts the next day. Next, I did some work revising my dollar bill and …

  22. @MasonOberle

    TDC Week 9


    Another week where we were required to do three more Daily Creates, with the added twist that we had to make them all connect into a single story. I began by making a meme using a bat-signal meme generator. I edited the text placement within the image to make it …

  23. @MasonOberle

    Project Ideas


    What is the story I want to share with the world? This is a question I have been struggling with for a while. It is difficult trying to figure out exactly what kind of story I want to make. I have to choose the right subject matter, plot, and format …

  24. @MasonOberle

    Radio Listen


    Last night, I listened to two radio shows broadcasted on DS106 radio. These shows were How To Survive: Advice From The Five and The Tea on Social Media Radio Show. Listening to these shows was a blast, primarily because I think they both provided a lot of very useful information.…

  25. @MasonOberle

    Week 8


    This was another slower week in DS106. This Wednesday, our radio show group met so that we could record together. After that, most of my time was spent editing my segment of the show and then putting all of the segments together. I also completed two Daily Creates and …

  26. @MasonOberle

    Stories From Behind the Counter


    For my portion of the radio show, I started by editing out all mentions of my employer’s name. I did this by muting portions of audio that contained the name and overlaying a scanner beep sound effect on top of that portion. Next, since some of the people in my …

  27. @MasonOberle

    2 Creates This Week


    Only two creates for this week, and here they are. The first was to show what would happen if a button was pressed. I am still enamored with the animation tool on Procreate, so I decided to make a piece of art using that once again. As soon as someone …

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