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Entrance Hall

Background: Castle Joyeous Entrance Hall Matt Reynolds and Jeremy Bolin Book 3, Canto 1, Lines 31-34, 40, 52 Entering Castle Joyeous, the PC finds him/herself in the grand entrance hall. Long and vast, the hall leads the PC to the dining hall and library of Castle Joyeous, as well as to Britomart’s bedchamber. As the […] Continue reading

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A Time for Thanks

As our time for this course winds down and the countdown to thanksgiving continues, it seems like the appropriate time to discuss what I’m thankful for. Of course, I don’t just intend to talk about everything I appreciate, but rather what I’m thankful for in the world of gaming. I’m thankful for Super Smash Brothers […] Continue reading

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Rapid Remediation of Ulysses

In class on Tuesday we were given the task of remediating the poem Ulysses using either WordPress, Youtube, Facebook or Twitter. Ending up with first pick of media after a numbers game guess that was nothing short of incredible, it came to a tough decision. Youtube certainly seemed like a daunting task, and WordPress I […] Continue reading

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I decided to use Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 as my video game to play and present about because primarily, it’s obviously a game that I know I enjoy playing. It’s an incredibly well designed and engaging game that can easily be appreciated. Of course, I also believe it is a game that provokes […] Continue reading

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The Avatar Adventure

Although we had begun to discuss the film in class, I think Avatar is a perfect movie to talk about, especially with regard to topics covered in our course. It is actually one of my favorite movies, and probably the most well executed movie I’ve seen, although I may also be biased considering I watched […] Continue reading

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Lord of the Rings: Offline

As a homework assignment, I can’t say I have many complaints about playing Lord of the Rings Online so far. However, as a video game, I can probably come up with a few. I’ll get to that in a bit though. I certainly feel comfortable playing the game, as it reminds me a bit of […] Continue reading

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King of Kong: But Why?

After watching King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters, it appears to me that the culture of arcade gaming provides people with an opportunity to attain a sense of achievement, or self-worth. The primary example of this in the film is Steve Wiebe. Throughout his life, Wiebe always came close to reaching his goals, but […] Continue reading

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Battling Braid

Starting off playing Braid, it was fairly reminiscent of the original Super Mario Bros games. Sure, it’s a more animated, up to date version, but the basic concept appeared the same. You maneuver through this alternate 2D world by walking left and right, jumping on little enemies and collecting pieces on your way to saving […] Continue reading

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