How The West Was Lost

December 4th, 2008

This is a comic by AbTeC-er Beth Dillion. Beth will be at our next workshop in January. You can read this comic online at: Make sure you read in the full screen mode because there is a really cool full screen comic reader.

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Darkness Calls in Gitxsan Trailer

November 27th, 2008

Here is a trailer to one of Steve’s videos. Enjoy!

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Jobs in Gaming

November 27th, 2008

Here is a link to the presentation that Eric gave during the Workshop last weekend about all the different job type in the video game industry.

Jobs in Gaming (power point in html format)

different jobs in the industry (detailled – doc format)

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Game analysis: Naruto:Rise of a ninja

November 12th, 2008

How is a story from an anime turned into a video game.

Naruto is a manga (Japanese comic book) made by Masashi Kishimoto


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Vector Heroes

November 5th, 2008

Vector Heroes:

How Improved Graphics and Budgets has Led to “Game-Storytelling”

By Nancy Elizabeth Townsend

1. Atari’s PONG (1971)

Atari's PONG (1971)
Atari’s Pong (1971)

In the beginning, a player’s immersion into a video gaming environment required them to do nothing more than control a moving block on a black and white screen. Needless to say, we have much improved since. Some of the most recent console blockbusters allow the rendering of not only realistic and customizable characters, but each can have over 200 animations played based on user input. (more…)

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Other SecondLife School Projects: PacificRim Exchange

November 5th, 2008

PacificRim Exchange

Virtual Exchange Program between Modesto, California and Kyoto, Japan


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