Weekly Summary – Week 15

Final week and final project: done. I can’t believe the semester’s actually over. It’s been a ton of work, but it’s also been a ton of fun. First of all, here’s my advice for future DS106-ers. Hopefully it’s helpful! Then, of course, there was the final project. Final Project Check out…

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Advice for Future DS106-ers

Two major things I want to say about this class: You know when you start the class and hear “don’t wait until the end of the week to start on your work or you won’t finish”? Then you think “oh I’ve put stuff off plenty and I’ve been fine”. Don’t…

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Final Project

Okay so, all of this stuff is definitely just a first draft of sorts for a conworld. Like I mentioned in my first progress report, conworlds and conlangs are projects that are created over months or years, not a couple weeks. Still, here’s the media I managed to get: Design…

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UN Venus Flag

I can’t really use this as one of my media components, since the map already counts as a design component, but I felt like posting it anyways. I made this here flag of the UN administration for colonising Venus: It’s pretty basic, but I like it. It’s based on the flag of…

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Giant Map Time

The first thing I made for my final project was this gigantic Venus map: The process for making this was pretty wild. First things first, I found myself a heightmap of Venus: I put this into a really neat program called Wilbur, which can be used to edit heightmaps. I’d…

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Final Project Progress Report 2

I’ve been working hard on the final project over the last few weeks. The biggest thing I’ve gotten (pretty much) done is the map for the world. I’ve also been working on some of the stuff for the conlang(s) I’ll be using in the world. Before I go more in-depth…

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Final Project Progress Report 1

I’ve spent all week trying to figure out something good to do for the final project. I think I’ve finally figured out something I can do. As you might remember from way back in my intro post, I’m a conlanger and worldbuilder. I’m going to put that to use with…

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Weekly Summary – Week 11

I’ve been super bummed out this week because of the election, so work has been super slow-going. Still managed to finish everything pretty much on time. Making the tutorial put me a little past midnight, but only because the stupid program crashed three times while I was trying to save. Anyways,…

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Propaganda Poster Tutorial

Looks like I’m going to be submitting my Weekly Summary a little late this week. I made a video tutorial for the DS106 Propaganda Poster. To be specific, I made a video tutorial for that assignment four times. I used a program called CamStudio to record my screen as I was…

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Pink Blurs

After finishing my first remix assignment, I kept clicking on the random remix button until I got a new one that sounded good. I got this one. Since the assignment wants me to take a picture of something and make it unrecognisable, while the remix card wants me to add…

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