By Megan Hoins (PWRT ’19) I’m going to be honest: I really didn’t think Montreal would have a huge impact on me. I just figured it would be another semester, albeit with a lot of new, fun experiences in a totally new place. That didn’t happen. If anything, this semester had the [...]
Thu, Dec 06, 2018, Continue reading at the source
By Abby Scott (MRKT ’20) When I crossed the bridge into Montreal back in August it suddenly hit me that this is where I would be until December. I have previously worked at an overnight summer camp that would keep me away from home for two months during the summer, but [...]
Thu, Dec 06, 2018, Continue reading at the source
By Megan Hoins (PWRT ’19) When I initially came to Montreal, I was a bit wary of the supposed “lack” of student activities. There wouldn’t be any clubs up here, and I thought because of that, there wouldn’t be as many events to go to. Where were the volunteer sessions? The [...]
Thu, Dec 06, 2018, Continue reading at the source
By: Alexis Dunn ’19 This Summer, Julia Swift joined the Emergent Media Center (EMC) as a faculty consultant to work with a team of students on a brand new 360 degree VR film experience. She created a prototype with the student staff that was debuted on the first night of the [...]
Fri, Nov 09, 2018, Continue reading at the source
By: Alexis Dunn ’19 Silent Connections is a 360 video experience using virtual reality technology (VR) to allow the user to see what it’s like to live life in someone else’s shoes. The user takes on the role of Alex, a student, friend, child, nature enthusiast, and a deaf person. The [...]
Wed, Oct 10, 2018, Continue reading at the source
By: Alexis Dunn ’19 “I was really excited before I even knew what topic we were doing because I have been really interested in empathy gaming. I play a lot of interactive experiences that aren’t really games but they have a message or are really heavy on dialogue so I was [...]
Mon, Aug 06, 2018, Continue reading at the source
“They are Man’s and they cling to me, appealing from their fathers. This boy is Ignorance and this girl is Want. Beware them both, and all of their degree, but most of all beware this boy for on his brow I see that written which is Doom, unless the writing [...]
Tue, Dec 13, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Thanks to everyone for showing up to the meeting last night.  I hope the information and networking proves useful.  As promised here’s a link to the slides: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1GFWt2MEJ5E-vqr8DpT-sHQAuoZee8MmwR1PJQ8Ctax4/edit?usp=sharing [...]
Thu, Sep 15, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Who said flow charts were not useful? [...]
Tue, Apr 05, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Apologies for the lack of updates. As the semester just started, I've been otherwise preoccupied. Students can be somewhat... needy. Deservedly so. In any event, I've continued to plug along. I'm making decent progress on getting explorers/ soldiers into the game so the player can go on [...]
Sun, Sep 28, 2014, Continue reading at the source