In the same vein as the Games in Ed post. Collecting these here for future reference. AXMA Story Maker Twine Inform7 Inklewriter Ren’Py Visual Novel Engine TADS ADRIFT ChoiceScript Quest IF Activity Ideas Starter Exercises
My interest in serious games/meaningful play, and games in second language education in general has grown over the past few years, so I figured I’d start putting together this collection of useful resources I come across on the subject. Hopefully this will grow big enough that I can start compiling something more concrete and useful […]
I decided that with all of the animated GIFs being posted to DS106, I would try my hand at creating a Cinemagraph, which is a specific form of animated GIF, described as “somewhere between a still photograph, and a video”. My inspiration came from this collection of movie Cinemagraphs, and I used this tutorial to […]
This DS106 McGuffin was inspired by this post from Allen Liddell.
What would have happened had Bastian not developed a thirst for fantasy literature?
I just received my Sorapot from Joey Roth last night. The Sorapot is such an incredibly novel little thing. The aesthetic design is beautiful. It is minimalistic, but still has a kind of flair to it. I love the semi-sphere structure. First thoughts on it? It is incredibly solid. The main cast aluminum pieces that […]
I just finished processing all the photos I took at the Harvest Festival in Bannister. I decided to take it easy this year and just do stills, especially since I haven’t given my camera a workout in a little while. I like how some of them turned out, but I got more grain in many […]
Our Language Lab currently serves up its foreign music collection via an iTunes server that is built in to our Infrant ReadyNAS 1100. The NAS itself is a great piece of hardware, especially for the price, and allows us to archive media, student projects from iMovie and Garageband, and store backup images of our application […]
While at IALLT I got a chance to test my camera that I bought some time ago, but as of yet have had little time to try out. I also ran the photos through Lightroom, which I have been pretty pleased with. It is fairly fast on my older G4 Powerbook, and has some nice […]
On the fun side of things, Felix Kronenberg from Pomona College did a demonstration of some of the software available for making comics and manga, and some of the projects that students have used them for. Felix mentioned Manga Studio, which I saw at Digital Stream, but rightly pointed out that it is too complex […]