*The Official GameSalad Guide to Game Development* is now available! This is the only textbook written in collaboration with the GameSalad development team; it focuses on using GameSalad Creator as a tool in high school and college courses covering a wide range of topics (gameplay, interface, prototyping, Mac/Windows desktop, mobile,…Continue
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Chicago Examiner cd review: Billy Jones Bluez - I'm A Bluesman
Listen Now! ...new cd ...I'm A Bluesman
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My publisher asked me to provide some advice for students hoping to enter the field of game development. Here are my tips:
1. Stay informed. Follow industry blogs and other outlets such as Develop Magazine, Edge Online, Gamasutra, and GamesIndustry.biz. Keep up with the current trends, game launches, and all the “players”—including publishers, development studios (large and small), and hardware manufacturers.
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In 2003, while speaking at the University of Southern California’s Teaching, Learning & Technology conference, I noticed more than a few visibly uncomfortable educators in the audience. I had recently completed my Master’s thesis on using massively multiplayer online games (MMOs) as online distance learning applications—and I was providing a summary of my findings. The notion of any game posing as a learning management system (LMS) was difficult enough for most to parse—especially…Continue
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I am a fifty-eight year old lady. I am a mother of five and I have eight grandchildren. Through my lifetime I have tried my hand at book publishing and screenplay writing, but I find myself enjoying my new hobby now that the kids are grown of making videos to show work that I have done and extend my obsession with photography in video form.
I first started with a youtube channel under Dorisanne13. On top of doing short commercial videos about my screenplays I have…
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I've been nearly completely inactive in my social networks since mid-July or so. Not that I wouldn't have liked to participate, but I have been engrossed in the redaction of the above essay.
When I tackled the project, I thought it would take a few weeks at most, and that I would be able…Continue
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(« Confrontation » by cordalth)
« Polygraph » is intended as a portrait of human relationships turning to the sour, hinting at the necessity of constant kindness and genuineness. The suite lasts about ten minutes and is composed of the following four sections : « Exposition, » «…Continue
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« Sooner Or Later » does not comes from Poligraf's catalogue as such. Rather, it is a piece for solo guitar that I intend to publish on an album of about…Continue
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Richard Ramsay is the star of the eighteenth episode of The Threshold Series, the concluding chapter of « 2206 : Window Onto A New World. »
We find the veteran politician staring outwards from a window of the sky lounge of his private yacht, musing about the weather, while on a visit…Continue
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« Asking For A Miracle » is a short instrumental arranged for acoustic instruments, and written in a time of…Continue
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The central character of this week's instalment of The Threshold Series is Rahu Lüli, the young cenobite from Kõrgus.
At the beginning of the chapter, the teenager is getting ready to leave the monastery, and he ponders the events that have led him to believe that he has found the…Continue
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The sixteenth chapter of « 2206 : Window Onto A New World » features the scientific facilities of Veshtar, and revolves around Bernard Sturn.
At the end of an all-nighter, weary of responding to video emails, the famous space engineer takes a break to rest his eyes, and…Continue
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This week's instalment of the Threshold Bookcast takes place in Hasania, the so-called artificial state governed by Omar Malaki.
As the chapter begins, we find Richard Ramsay, the legendary Conservative leader, entertaining himself around the estate of his wealthy hosts, while he waits to…Continue
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The fourteenth episode of The Threshold Series focuses on Olivia Romero, the Chief Environmental Adviser of Neo Apollonia.
At the beginning of the chapter, the former activist is walking towards the church of the Community, all the while pondering the circumstances which have led her to…Continue
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Rahu Lüli, the teenage monk from Kõrgus, is once again the central character of the weekly instalment of the Threshold Bookcast.
This time, we find the novice reminiscing as he explores unknown territory uphill, following a hunch that has occurred to him prior to the morning…Continue
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The twelfth chapter of « 2206 : Window Onto A New World » features Aaren Mayr, the Treasurer of the Alliance of Sovereign Nations.
Flying back to Milagenia, the secessionist reflects on how his official functions have increased the frequency of his…Continue
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This week's instalment of The Threshold Series revolves around Bernard Sturn and features Veshtar, the almost barren land also known as the radioactive planet.
As the chapter begins, the illustrious physicist is enjoying a cup of green tea in his office, reviewing the events…Continue
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The tenth episode of the Threshold Bookcast focuses on Jake Harvey, the popular leader of the New Light Party.
At the start of the chapter, the rookie politician is enjoying a stargazing break on the observation deck of the space station his team and him are visiting.…
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Richard Ramsay, the Federal Chancellor of Ovel, is once again the central character of the weekly instalment of The Threshold Series.
At the beginning of the chapter, the veteran Conservative is temporarily escaping the pressures…Continue
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