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

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

Thanks to Skillshare for sponsoring this video. The first 500 people to sign up at this link in the will get their first 2 months for free: http://skl.sh/extracredits4 Since audio is so important to communicate critical information, it needs to be designed neatly. Cluttered audio is confusing to players. We look at examples of audio in Counterstrike and Overwatch to learn about this.

Guest writer: Ryan Stunkel (@blipsounds)

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A Planet Full of Appetizers

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Shane Crown, Zeke Nicholson, and Ally Beardsley fry up Mon Calamari and enact Who’s On First: Pokémon Edition.

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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.
MJ’s Twitter handle: @moarKitties
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♪ Outro Music: “Banananaz”
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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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Games You Might Not Have Tried #17 – New Games to Learn From! – Extra Credits

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Super Saiyans & Sauron

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Sibling rivalries and a spelling bee beleaguer contestants Ify Nwadiwe, DC Pierson, and Emily Axford.

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Tutorials That Don’t Talk Down To You – Context Sensitive Design – Extra Credits

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♪ Outro Music: “Coming to Chimerica”
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Oh hey, Mary Jane is in this game! And for some reason she is Lois Lane…huh.

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