This is an assignment for school but it’s worth posting here.
A class in Game Studies offers a heap of evidence regarding the value of the iterative process! I appreciate the important lessons regarding this approach to game design (not like I had … Continue reading
Click here to access the complete Stargate: Rise of the System Lords DLC package. For educational purposes only.
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a hammerhead shark? Like, how cool would that be? Well, now you can. Move over, Hideo Kojima. I’ve got the … Continue reading
So… here it is– my first game. I am the artist/designer and there is another person who is the programmer. When my partner and I started brainstorming for this video game prototype that … Continue reading
**update** 03/25/2016: When I made this, her title had not yet changed.
Let’s play more games! –This Is The Only Level –Benthic Love –Every Day the Same Dream About those mechanics… In This Is The Only Level, you are an elephant. In … Continue reading
I’m making a board game! What a journey this has been! Session Report 1 (Back when it had no name) The first time attempting to play this game was, honestly, … Continue reading
Only one can be victorious in Suspend: the Teetering, Wobbling, Shifting, Tipping, Unbalanced, Balance Game. Suspend Publisher: Melissa & Doug, 2012 For 1 to 4 players A turn-based, three-dimensional tabletop game of … Continue reading
I haven’t necessarily played many arcade-style games, but when my Game Studies professor asked us to check out an arcade emulator at https://archive.org/details/internetarcade, I was rightly excited. Although “Joust” was, naturally, … Continue reading
I have been trying my hand at painting…and art, in general. This one is the start of an alien leering but it’s just not quite right yet. I haven’t painted … Continue reading
I am requesting to change my major from Music Composition to Creative Arts. At the time of this writing, I don’t even know if my request will be approved. *waits … Continue reading
How would you address gun violence in American schools? Sedated Koala wants to hear from you!
Secret twins? I love Jessy Schram and Brittany Snow, but I can never figure out who’s who!
This post is in response to the above video I saw on YouTube this morning. The men in the video are truly appreciative by the end, but what I’m really … Continue reading
“How Scared” and “Temple” are now available for preview. Want to hear more from Sedated Koala? Click here…
Here are my picks for the 2014 Emmys. OUTSTANDING DRAMA True Detective OUTSTANDING COMEDY Silicon Valley OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A DRAMA Woody Harrelson, True Detective OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA … Continue reading
I’ve been dabbling in gardening again since I’ve recently acquired a little bit of space to do so.
This is fun for a small weekend project. Beeswax & Coconut Oil Honey Mint Lip Balm Prepare to melt stuff: ALWAYS wash lip balm containers thoroughly and set them to … Continue reading
There is no triumph without making mistakes. It took Thomas Edison more than 1,000 tries to achieve the light bulb, right?
Many people think that Fibromyalgia means you are simply tired all the time. In fact, Fibromyalgia (fibro) – a chronic, painful condition that affects more women than men (a 9 to … Continue reading
The older I get, the more fidgety I become. From the moment I wake up to the time I go to sleep, my mind and my body are working … Continue reading
Here’s a little background history for California. When I was in middle school (growing up in Iowa), we didn’t get to learn about the California missions; instead, we learned about … Continue reading
http://www.wikihow.com/Make-All-Natural-Deodorant As promised, here is link to a basic recipe for deodorant. My husband and I have been using coconut/baking soda/cornstarch deodorant now for over year, and we love the … Continue reading
I know for many it is difficult to understand how someone could become homeless. But that’s a whole different topic for another time, I think. The complexities of community responsibility … Continue reading
Today’s challenge is reaching tomorrow’s acceptance that my body’s limitations will cause me to RSVP “maybe” to every invitation from a friend. Today’s challenge is reaching tomorrow’s acceptance that sometimes … Continue reading
“Despite the clear public health and safety problems presented by pedestrians being hit by cars, pedestrian safety is still neglected in the United States. Little federal spending goes to protect … Continue reading
I am a feminist. Oh my god, I said it! I’d be in denial if I said this was not a scarily redefining moment for me. I am done calling … Continue reading
The world we live in is much different than what I remember as a child. It is not the world that changed, however; it was me who changed. The changes … Continue reading
I want to apologize for committing a serious crime. I was about 7 or so in the mid-1980s and I convinced my friend and I to ride around … Continue reading
Whoa! How did this happen?!? I’ve landed on the other side of thirty!!! Oh. My. God! Um, yay? Geez-o, it’s taken me so long to finish … Continue reading
My husband and I had a great time at World Naked Bike Ride Los Angeles 2013! Check it out!
Paradigms & Personal Agency in the Horror-verse Feeeeeelings in Gaming explores Reggie James’ article, Why It’s Okay to Objectify Women in Video Games as it relates to longitudinal research specific … Continue reading
How would you like to play a new board game? I mean, I know you’ve tried all those sophisticated board games and now you’re looking to go back to the basic-basics. … Continue reading
Although I’ve spent a little time in traditional MMORPGs such as World of Warcraft (I think I got to level three by hunting those weird cats), I have never really … Continue reading
Dr. Innovation… Or: How I Learned to Remove the Burdens of the Creative Process and Love My Inner Artist
Dear Reader: Thank you for taking the time to read my short book. When I began this assignment for class, I was kind of glad I had made a … Continue reading
I ran a photo I had edited some time back of Jesus through Google’s Deep Dream project. This is the result.