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  1. Luis Pacheco

    Favorite Video Game Music: Dragon Roost Island

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    One of my absolute favorite video games of all-time has got to be The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker. The creators took a big gamble in the creation of this game, opting to use cel-shaded graphics as opposed to realistic ones. This technique actually gave the game a distinct feel that I never quite ...
  2. Luis Pacheco

    Favorite Video Game Music: Dragon Roost Island

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    One of my absolute favorite video games of all-time has got to be The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker. The creators took a big gamble in the creation of this game, opting to use cel-shaded graphics as opposed to realistic ones. This technique actually gave the game a distinct feel that I never quite […]
  3. Luis Pacheco

    Fandom

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    For my fandom project, I decided to use two things I love, Pokemon and cartoons strips. I took a cartoon that had no bubbles for what Charmander was saying and basically added my interpretation of his thoughts in the given scenario. The life of a Pokemon inside of a Pokeball has always been mysterious to […]
  4. Luis Pacheco

    DS 106 Advice

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    For anyone taking DS 106 in the future I think the most important aspect you should understand before taking the course is that is requires a LOT of effort/time. It’s dangerous to imply that just because it’s a 100 level course, that it will be an easy grade. That is not the case at all, ...
  5. Luis Pacheco

    DS 106 Advice

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    For anyone taking DS 106 in the future I think the most important aspect you should understand before taking the course is that is requires a LOT of effort/time. It’s dangerous to imply that just because it’s a 100 level course, that it will be an easy grade. That is not the case at all, […]
  6. Luis Pacheco

    Favorite Video Game Music: Mute City Theme

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    One of my favorite video game songs of all-time is from the F-Zero racing series by Nintendo. The theme plays on the “Mute City” stage and makes an appearance in Super Smash Bros. Brawl. The theme never fails to make me feel the intensity that racing at super high speeds should make you feel. As ...
  7. Luis Pacheco

    Favorite Video Game Music: Mute City Theme

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    One of my favorite video game songs of all-time is from the F-Zero racing series by Nintendo. The theme plays on the “Mute City” stage and makes an appearance in Super Smash Bros. Brawl. The theme never fails to make me feel the intensity that racing at super high speeds should make you feel. As […]
  8. Luis Pacheco

    Video Game Icon: Mario

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    A History of Mario First seen in: Donkey Kong (Arcade) 1981 Footage of Mario’s first appearance: Being one of the most recognizable fictional icons in video games doesn’t happen overnight. Mario is arguably the most famous video game character in the world. Having appeared in over 200 games, it’s most likely that the average gamer ...
  9. Luis Pacheco

    Favorite Video Game Music: Lower Brinstar Theme

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    To go along with one of my favorite video games of all-time, Super Metroid, I present to you my favorite song from the game. The soundtrack is an absolute masterpiece in every aspect. The creepy/mysterious sound is supposed to make the player feel like they are truly lost alone in a remote planet without a ...
  10. Luis Pacheco

    Video Game Icon: Mario

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    A History of Mario First seen in: Donkey Kong (Arcade) 1981 Footage of Mario’s first appearance: Being one of the most recognizable fictional icons in video games doesn’t happen overnight. Mario is arguably the most famous video game character in the world. Having appeared in over 200 games, it’s most likely that the average gamer […]
  11. Luis Pacheco

    Favorite Video Game Music: Lower Brinstar Theme

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    To go along with one of my favorite video games of all-time, Super Metroid, I present to you my favorite song from the game. The soundtrack is an absolute masterpiece in every aspect. The creepy/mysterious sound is supposed to make the player feel like they are truly lost alone in a remote planet without a […]
  12. Luis Pacheco

    El Mashup: Pokemon vs. Disturbed

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    Hello people! For my mashup, I decided to show the evolution of handheld Pokemon games to show how we got to what we have in the modern era. The video shows short clips of 5 different generations: Red/Blue, Gold/Silver, Ruby/Sapphire, Diamond/Pearl, and most recently, Black/White. The background music is the song “Stupify” by Disturbed. This ...
  13. Luis Pacheco

    El Mashup: Pokemon vs. Disturbed

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    Hello people! For my mashup, I decided to show the evolution of handheld Pokemon games to show how we got to what we have in the modern era. The video shows short clips of 5 different generations: Red/Blue, Gold/Silver, Ruby/Sapphire, Diamond/Pearl, and most recently, Black/White. The background music is the song “Stupify” by Disturbed. This […]
  14. Luis Pacheco

    Retro Video Game Rewiew: Super Metroid

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    System: Super Nintendo Released Date: April 18, 1994 Metroid is the lesser known franchise that often gets overshadowed by the likes of the Mario Bros. series, as well as the Legend of Zelda series. This saddens me, because in my opinion, Super Metroid easily belongs in the top 3 games of all-time. Basically, the main ...
  15. Luis Pacheco

    Favorite Video Game Music: Dire, Dire Docks

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    One of my favorite video game songs of all time definitely has to be Dire, Dire Docks from the Nintendo 64 game, Super Mario 64.  To go along with one of the all-time classic video games of all time, this song adds even more to the legendary experience.  The music is often described as making ...
  16. Luis Pacheco

    Wii 2??

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    Great news for Nintendo fanboys! Nintendo officially announced that their next home console will be released late in 2012. Supposedly the system will feature high resolution graphics which will surpass those of Playstation 3 and Xbox 360. This will certainly boost competition for Microsoft and Sony. Who isn’t looking forward to the numerous possibilities possible ...
  17. Luis Pacheco

    Retro Video Game Rewiew: Super Metroid

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    System: Super Nintendo Released Date: April 18, 1994 Metroid is the lesser known franchise that often gets overshadowed by the likes of the Mario Bros. series, as well as the Legend of Zelda series. This saddens me, because in my opinion, Super Metroid easily belongs in the top 3 games of all-time. Basically, the main […]
  18. Luis Pacheco

    Favorite Video Game Music: Dire, Dire Docks

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    One of my favorite video game songs of all time definitely has to be Dire, Dire Docks from the Nintendo 64 game, Super Mario 64.  To go along with one of the all-time classic video games of all time, this song adds even more to the legendary experience.  The music is often described as making […]
  19. Luis Pacheco

    Wii 2??

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    Great news for Nintendo fanboys! Nintendo officially announced that their next home console will be released late in 2012. Supposedly the system will feature high resolution graphics which will surpass those of Playstation 3 and Xbox 360. This will certainly boost competition for Microsoft and Sony. Who isn’t looking forward to the numerous possibilities possible […]
  20. Luis Pacheco

    New Handheld System

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    I found this cool article on Gizmodo.com and knew I had to share it on my blog. The article shows a new system that’s bringing back old school gaming. That’s right, now anyone will be able to play real Super Nintendo cartridges on a handheld system! How crazy is that?!?! I’m not too sure this ...
  21. Luis Pacheco

    New Handheld System

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    I found this cool article on Gizmodo.com and knew I had to share it on my blog. The article shows a new system that’s bringing back old school gaming. That’s right, now anyone will be able to play real Super Nintendo cartridges on a handheld system! How crazy is that?!?! I’m not too sure this […]
  22. Luis Pacheco

    Favorite Mashup: Pokemon/300

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    One of my favorite mash-ups combines my favorite tv cartoon series(Pokemon) and one of my favorite action movies (300). The creator used parts from the first 6 Pokemon movies and mixed in music and voice-overs from 300. The editing is very well executed and makes me wish that this were in fact a trailer for ...
  23. Luis Pacheco

    Favorite Mashup: Pokemon/300

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    One of my favorite mash-ups combines my favorite tv cartoon series(Pokemon) and one of my favorite action movies (300). The creator used parts from the first 6 Pokemon movies and mixed in music and voice-overs from 300. The editing is very well executed and makes me wish that this were in fact a trailer for […]
  24. Luis Pacheco

    TRON 2.0: Flash Game

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    This post goes along with my previous post. I embeded a flash game called Tron 2.0 which is a modern interpretation of the classic arcade game released in 1982. Object of the game: You control a car that makes a “wall of light” which is deadly if your opponent touches it. You basically win if ...
  25. Luis Pacheco

    Tron: A History of the Game/Movie

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    Tron is an arcade game that was released in 1982 along with a movie which the game is based on that also was released the same year. The game is pretty simple, you basically compete in one of 4 minigames, the most famous of these being the light cycles. In this minigame, the player controls ...
  26. Luis Pacheco

    Retro Classic Video Game Review: Mario Kart 64

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    Release Date: February 10, 1997 System: Nintendo 64 This game was undoubtedly one of the funnest games of its time, allowing for up to 4 people play simultaneously and race on various tracks. The game is simple- you choose one of 8 possible characters and race around tracks filled with twists, turns, and other obstacles. ...
  27. Luis Pacheco

    Retro Classic Video Game Review: Metal Gear Solid

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    Release Date: October 21, 1998 System: Playstation Often referred to by many as one of the greatest games of all-time, Metal Gear Solid truly was in instant classic. In the game, you control Solid Snake-who is a legendary infiltrator. The game was revolutionary to the Stealth action genre because all of Snake’s actions were to ...
  28. Luis Pacheco

    Retro Classic Game Review: Pokemon Red/Blue

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    Pokemon Red/Blue versions came out in North America on Sept. 28, 1998. In the game, the main character is on a mission to catch fictional creatures named Pokemon, which stands for Pocket Monsters. There was originally 151 pokemon at the time and they came in many different varieties. Some of the most common types were ...

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