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Kickle Musiter

Posted by Douglas Bushong on February 28, 2011

Kickle Musiter

OboeCrazy has made me a happy composer…er…arranger. Between classes and school projects, I’ve been chipping away at various projects.  One of them is a short video advertising Kickle Cubicle and KickleFest.  I made a few images if Kickle breathing rainbows, fighting the chicken boss, and getting the girl.  The last boss that I needed a […]

Jane McGonigal

Posted by Douglas Bushong on February 24, 2011

Jane McGonigal

Jane McGonigal has to be one of the most awesome gaming advocates in the world. I’ve been following her writing for a while, and I love the vision that she has for the gaming industry.  Here’s the basic summary of her background (it’s from Wikipedia, so you know it must be true): Jane McGonigal, Ph.D. […]

The DBAD Tax

Posted by Douglas Bushong on February 21, 2011

The DBAD Tax

According to this article, Gabe Newell – the head of Valve – suggests that jerks should be charged accordingly for their actions. I really  can’t say it more eloquently than him, so I will just post the quote. Talking to the Sports & Entertainment Marketing Class at Tippecanoe Valley High School, the Valve CEO explained […]

The FujiFilm W3

Posted by Douglas Bushong on February 17, 2011

The FujiFilm W3

I’ve been doing a lot of work to prepare for the art shows this summer, and I picked up an awesome new camera.  It’s the FujiFilm W3. I must say, I am loving 3D photography.  The camera has a lenticular display on its screen, so I can immediately see the 3D effect.  They use a […]

Sports Games and AIs

Posted by Douglas Bushong on February 14, 2011

Sports Games and AIs

I’ve been falling behind lately, and I all but missed the Super Bowl.  Between school and Monday Night Combat (which, I guess is a bit of a sport), I just haven’t had the time. Today, I’m going to include a little something that I wrote a while back for “Sports Month” on gaming on a […]

Are Games Better Than Real Life

Posted by Douglas Bushong on February 10, 2011

Are Games Better Than Real Life

I recently posted this on my EdTech blog, and I thought it would be relevant here. Today’s image is an extension of a poster image that I created for my “Teaching and Learning in Virtual Worlds” class.  I’ve always liked the idea of the gentle giant, and I thought it should be just as applicable […]