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  1. theunwiseman

    Getting Started With Minecraft

    Jim Groom has asked me to write a tutorial on getting DS106 students started with Minecraft, so here it goes… First, you’re probably wondering what Minecraft is.  It is a first-person “miner” game from Mojang Specifications, a Swedish indie game development company.  There is no “goal” to Minecraft other than to survive.  Most often, players ...
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    Web Story and More

    I decided to mess with the site that’s always on my desktop: Facebook.  Here’s the before: I didn’t make huge changes except in two or three places.  I tried to be as subtle as possible.  Let’s see if you can find all the changes! The inspiration for these edits came from the growing popularity of ...
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    DS106 Final Project: The Golem

    I’ve had this idea for a while, and the final project has given me a good opportunity to put it into action.  I’ll be making a comic (not quite a graphic novel, as the individual pages won’t necessarily carry the same plot) which follows the mental, social, and emotional development of an automaton–a golem, if ...
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    Visual Assignment

    I took my Hal Jordan Green Lantern action figure out to downtown Fredericksburg with my friend David. This GL figure is from the Blackest Night series. There’s way too many shots to post on this single entry.  You can find the set here.
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    A Space Odyssey

    This is a design assignment I chose for my Digital Storytelling class.  My favorite movie of all time by far. Considered to be one of the greatest movie villains of all time, the HAL-9000′s camera eye is very iconic within the film (yes, I know, Wikipedia describes it as such as well–I’m not plagiarizing their description, ...
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    Or, “How I destroyed months of work, pictures, music, and my level-headedness.” I know I’ve been inactive for a while, and it’s mostly been because I’ve been afraid to blog about how much I hate not being able to blog about the assignments because I hate reading things that are boring to me.  Yes, I ...

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