1. rjones6

    Video Game’s

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    For my video game mashup worth 4 stars I choose Amnesia and Dark Souls. Both are two of the hardest and creepiest games I have ever played and watched youtubers play. I made the assignment a little bit of my own though. Both Video Covers do not allow much for …

  2. hope

    What is a remix?

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    After learning and reading about remixes, I had my boyfriend sit down so I could explain them to him. While I (may) have coached some of his questions, I wanted to focus on the concept or remix culture as a possible venue for stealing or copyright infringement. I personally don’t …

  3. saratmcd

    Tutorial for Conversation with Myself

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    This assignment was incredibly daunting and difficult to start. I could have used some help figuring it out, so I figured it’d be most helpful to do a tutorial on this assignment. That being said, before you begin reading, I can only do a tutorial on how to do this …

  4. hope

    Apple Loop Song

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    For my new assignment, I decided to make an audio project that utilizes playing around with loops that come with Garageband, or that you can find online.

    I feel like most people with Garageband have attempted to make a song using the loops at one point or another- I know …

  5. rjones6

    Mashup

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    This assignment seemed interesting right off the bat. It was worth 3 stars and we were to make a mashup of 4 or 5 different songs and take 3 second clips from each song. And of course they were to be some of our favorite songs and that made the …

  6. saratmcd

    10 Second Mashup

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    For my second online assignment, I chose to do the 10 second mashup assignment (3 stars) where you combine four of your favorite songs, but condense them down to only 10 seconds altogether. For this assignment, I just took songs from my iTunes library and uploaded them to GarageBand, edited …

  7. kbarnes2

    Alan Levine is headed to Sudan

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    This project was one of the most challenging projects for me. I created this project 3 times on two different computers and was faced with so many challenges.

    One of my first challenges was getting the video to load, I would get to the part where you added a picture …

  8. tmobaird

    How To: Create A Mashup Trailer

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    This post is a detailed tutorial of how to complete the assignment Mash-Up Trailers within the Video Assignments bank. This tutorial will be heavily based around the use of iMovie, which should definitely help the Mac users out there. This tutorial will also use my previous completion of this …

  9. hope

    Photo A Day Assignment

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    For my second new assignment, I decided to create a mash up assignment called “Picture A Day.” The idea of the assignment is to take a picture of yourself every day for a week, and make it into a video. Not only should it be a week long effort, but …

  10. cifax

    Video Game Cover Mashup

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    This week I created a mashup assignment called Video Game Cover Mashup. As a big fan of video games, I’ve always appreciated the artistic styling and designs that go into creating these games. I thought it would be a cool idea to mashup a few of the most iconic …

  11. tmobaird

    Up With Monsters

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    The next I assignment I completed was Movie Mashup. The goal of this assignment was to create a movie poster based upon a mashup between two movies. This assignment was pretty difficult for me considering photo editing is one of my weak points. To start, I had to think …

  12. tmobaird

    Signs Watches Sinister

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    The next assignment that I completed was One Movie Watches Another. The idea within this assignment was to create a video where essentially a character from one movie, watches a scene from another movie. To complete this, I had to think of a scene where a character watches a …

  13. saratmcd

    Alan Goes on Vacation

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    This assignment I, surprisingly, didn’t find as difficult as it seems a lot of people did. I had a bit of fun with the spaces we were to fill in, and Popcorn Mash up maker didn’t error more than twice. I got lucky!

    Basically, Alan decides he wants to go …

  14. hope

    Popcorn Maker Tutorial

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    I know that I had a horrible time with Mozilla Popcorn Maker, and from some of my classmate’s posts, it seems like they did too. So I decided to make a tutorial to help future DS106-ers at the task.

    Maybe I was alone in this, but one of the most …

  15. dadams4

    DS106 Weeks 13 & 14 Summary

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    Reflection on Mashups/Remixes

    Weeks 13 & 14 marked the third two-week unit of the semester.  In this unit, we delved into the topic of mashups and remixes.  Mashups/remixes are unique, as rather than coming up with a completely new idea, one can use the work of others as a stepping …

  16. jappolack

    Week 15 & Finals

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    Final Story Project Specs

     

    As a final project for ds106, you are asked to produce a story around a character that explores at least three of the media forms we’ve investigated this semester: visual/design, audio, video, web, remix/mashup (Please note that for this project we’re combining visual and design …

  17. kbarnes2

    25 Days of Christmas Tutorial

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    Tutorial for “25 Days till Christmas.” Step by Step.
    Step 1. Decide what program you are going to use to create the video. If you have a Macbook I highly recommend using iMovie, it is very simple to use, and there is a lot you can do with it.


    Stp …

  18. dadams4

    Explaining Remixes and Mashups

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    As we are all aware, the topic for weeks 13 and 14 was remixes and mashups.  To help broaden the understanding of these two topics, I decided to interview my mother and discover what she knew about remixes and mashups.

     

    As I explain in the recording, remixes are often …

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    Final Story Project Specs

     

    As a final project for ds106, you are asked to produce a story around a character that explores at least three of the media forms we’ve investigated this semester: visual/design, audio, video, web, remix/mashup (Please note that for this project we’re combining visual and design …

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