The Catharsis of Doing – Designing Emotionally Intense Experiences – Extra Credits

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Overwatch and Informational Audio – Sound Design in Games – Extra Credits

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Guest writer: Ryan Stunkel (@blipsounds)

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Bad Media Criticism

A completely uncontroversial look into what happens when nitpicks net popularity.

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Quinton’s video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Ds2VwBAw2I

Some really great media criticism channels:

Lindsay Ellis: https://www.youtube.com/user/chezapoctube

Jenny Nicholson: https://www.youtube.com/user/JennyENicholson

Big Joel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCaN8DZdc8EHo5y1LsQWMiig

Nerdwriter1: https://www.youtube.com/user/Nerdwriter1

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Now You See It: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWTFGPpNQ0Ms6afXhaWDiRw

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Because Games Matter – A Teachable Moment: Kingdom Hearts in the Classroom – Extra Credits

High school English teacher Patrick wondered how he could connect better with his students–for one in particular who kept to herself, she just needed someone to let her know that it was OK to talk about video games in the classroom.
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Because Games Matter – MJ’s Story: How Games Brought a Family Together – Extra Credits

Growing up, MJ fought non-stop with his brother–until they discovered Pokemon Stadium together. It would not only change his own life, but that of his entire family, for years to come.
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How Emily Dickinson Writes A Poem

A closer look at one of Emily Dickinson’s poems.

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https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/00144940.2013.841632?needAccess=true

Scott Donaldson, “Minding Emily Dickinson’s Business”
The New England Quarterly, Vol. 41, No. 4 (Dec., 1968), pp. 574-582

https://books.google.com/books?id=p9w-cxO9pGAC&pg=PA284&lpg=PA284&dq=emily+dickinson+circuit+circumference&source=bl&ots=f0F_7hv2Ga&sig=5pyRgMiaJV1hyROMdz7qAgPelDM&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwi3-7eC6pjfAhVIJTQIHbawBakQ6AEwBnoECAgQAQ#v=onepage&q=emily%20dickinson%20circuit%20circumference&f=false

http://www.vestnik-philology.mgu.od.ua/archive/v5/05.pdf

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Impact Lento Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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Long Note Two Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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Episode 400! – Taking a Day – Extra Credits

Happy 400th episode Extra Credits! Consider taking some time today to play a game you love. YOU matter, so, take care of yourself!
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Why Are There So Few Smartphones In Popular Movies?

A closer look at the absence of smartphones in blockbuster movies.

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John Hunter’s Tedx Talk
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https://www.kleinerperkins.com/files/INTERNET_TRENDS_REPORT_2018.pdf

https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2018/09/the-apps-winning-the-battle-for-our-attention

Werner Herzog on Wrestlemania
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Games You Might Not Have Tried #17 – New Games to Learn From! – Extra Credits

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Harry Potter: What Magic Sounds Like

On the sound design of magic in Harry Potter.
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http://www.filmsound.org/bibliography/sound-of-magic.htm

https://www.mixonline.com/sfp/harry-potter-and-sorcerers-stone-369055

http://designingsound.org/2007/07/13/harry-potter-and-the-order-of-the-phoenix-exclusive-interview-with-sound-designer-andy-kennedy/

http://soundworkscollection.com/videos/hp7

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