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  • LilnoobsLilnoobs Alpha Queue Registered User regular
    narwhal wrote: »
    Guys, I may have gotten really excited about a panel at PAX about video games and education. And I may have gotten really excited about the rise of video games in our culture as seen by how esports is being taken seriously at sports conventions. And I may have just spent my Saturday afternoon writing an essay about why schools should move to include Bastion in their English curriculum... so far the rough draft is about 5 pages.
    Yeah.

    @narwhal

    These may help.

    Abstract
    This article explores how research conducted in the emerging discipline of Game
    Studies may be used to develop tools for teaching videogames in the English
    and Literacy classroom. The article argues, by drawing on the debate between
    ‘narratologists’ and ‘ludologists’ that acknowledging and marking out the key
    differences between videogame play and the ‘reading’ or ‘consumption’ of other
    media texts is integral to the successful uptake and development of videogamebased
    and videogame-centred curriculum.

    Download full pdf (I assume you don't subscribe to academic journals)
    http://depositfiles.com/files/1fign8rtw


    Abstract
    The need to expand traditional, print-based versions of literacy to also
    incorporate attention to multimodal forms of text and literacy in the English
    curriculum is now well established. Much can be learnt about students and
    their literacy practices from the exploration of their engagement with digital
    culture – particularly videogames – from their out-of-school lifeworlds. However,
    the emerging set of skills and competencies or, the ‘new’ literacies and literacy
    practices associated with multiple and ever-emerging genres generated through
    information and communications technologies, present challenges in terms of how
    they might be conceptualised as literacy (or not) and how the multiple dimensions
    entailed in gameplay are increasingly a part of what it means to be literate in the
    21st century. Drawing on two case studies of classroom work, the paper describes
    approaches to conceptualising the complexity of digital texts and their access,
    production and distribution and the opportunity to create spaces where students
    could interact, socialise and learn in both the real and virtual world. Dimensions
    such as play, interactivity, action, movement and time raise challenging questions
    about the limits and possibilities of constructing games and gameplay as texts and
    literacy practices that push the boundaries of literacy.

    Download full pdf
    http://depositfiles.com/files/4v9okb3r3


    Hope these help.

  • EuphemonEuphemon itsudemo sagashiteiruyo dokka ni kimi no sugata woRegistered User regular
    edited March 2012
    CSTL week 3
    Iowa vs Me

    Euphemon on
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  • mEEksamEEksa Registered User regular
    Meeks "The Best" Meeks is officially the Photon Cycles champion! Confetti, explosions, cheers!

  • fatalspoonsfatalspoons Registered User regular
    mEEksa wrote: »
    Meeks "The Best" Meeks is officially the Photon Cycles champion! Confetti, explosions, cheers!

    congrats meeks. Super close game. Next week, it's all mine.

  • KambingKambing Registered User regular
    Casting Vari vs. Hummingbird with a drunk meeks!

    http://www.twitch.tv/kambingsc

    @TwitchTV, @Youtube: master-level zerg ladder/customs, commentary, and random miscellany.
  • DhalphirDhalphir don't you open that trapdoor you're a fool if you dareRegistered User regular
    Cantido wrote: »
    Dhalphir wrote:
    Cantido wrote: »
    My co worker just explained to me that Proton Cannon friendly fire is a thing. My Overlord must have been sitting in just the right spot.

    your coworker is retarded

    I rewatched the replay and you're right. At 7:20 my Overlord is nowhere near the offending cannon. So why did this cannon kill the pylon next to it?
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    Well your opponent instructed the cannon to kill the pylon.

    Why that might be, I can't imagine. Misclick, or trying to open up his wall to get out?

    Tube-san wrote:
    I apologise for my rudeness desu.
  • VariableVariable Ted Hitler Stroke Me Lady FameRegistered User regular
    I can't believe how badly I fucked that bunker rush up in the first game

    the whole point is to make 3 bunkers and I just totally forgot about needing the money to do so

    BNet-Vari#1998 | WiiU-Variable | 3DS-3866-8105-7478 | Steam | Twitch
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  • DhalphirDhalphir don't you open that trapdoor you're a fool if you dareRegistered User regular
  • BeefersBeefers Registered User regular
    Ugh academics studying video games is awesome and all, but I can't help but feel the generational disconnect between the people studying games and the people playing them. I have done several lit reviews and research projects on the subject and it seems like a lot of time and effort to basically say the youth of today learn well through interaction and constantly changing stimuli. Having an environment where failure is a pathway to learning rather than punishment and comparison certainly helps as well. Play, interaction and the ability to learn things your own way are important, you will find the same thing published in research 2 generations ago. You can see the exact same stuff being applied to education prior to the age of computers, the only difference is the medium has changed from mechanical driven devices to computer driven devices. We are transitioning from a state of memorization to a state of application again, and will most probably ride out the cycle until we come right on back to the banking style of education.

  • narwhalnarwhal monodon monoceros Registered User regular
    Hey guys I beat drunk meeks!
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    MMMig: Alright ladies, are you in here?
    Because we're not pulling over again
  • VariableVariable Ted Hitler Stroke Me Lady FameRegistered User regular
    someone said they thought I was maphacking

    makes me feel a little better

    BNet-Vari#1998 | WiiU-Variable | 3DS-3866-8105-7478 | Steam | Twitch
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  • PantsBPantsB Registered User regular
    Lemming and iowa posting in thread, what is this March 2011?

    (Sick burn)

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  • ImpyrockerImpyrocker Registered User regular
    PantsB wrote: »
    Lemming and iowa posting in thread, what is this March 2011?

    (Sick burn)

    I think we saw simon around the other day too!

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    Spoiler:
  • MMMigMMMig Registered User regular
    So much chocolate
    So much wine

    yet I'm not drunk enough to forgo sleep and play until I feel bad about myself
    :(

    Witty signature comment goes here...

    wra
  • fadingathedgesfadingathedges Registered User regular
    No good streams on TL, any suggestions for Smooth Viewing?

  • DhalphirDhalphir don't you open that trapdoor you're a fool if you dareRegistered User regular
    had my first motorbike lesson today.

    amazing fun.

    Tube-san wrote:
    I apologise for my rudeness desu.
  • fadingathedgesfadingathedges Registered User regular
  • LilnoobsLilnoobs Alpha Queue Registered User regular
    Site's up.

    Smooth watching & music.

  • TrunkersTrunkers Registered User regular
    MMMig wrote: »
    So much chocolate
    So much wine

    yet I'm not drunk enough to forgo sleep and play until I feel bad about myself
    :(

    @MMMig
    I had a dream that I found a toy Goomba on a playground. I took it home and took pictures of it with my dog, then posted the pictures here for your amusement.

    My MTG Cube Site - -http://riptidelab.com
  • His CorkinessHis Corkiness Registered User
    Variable wrote: »
    I can't believe how badly I fucked that bunker rush up in the first game

    the whole point is to make 3 bunkers and I just totally forgot about needing the money to do so
    as a terran you do kind of take minerals for granted
    Variable wrote: »
    someone said they thought I was maphacking

    makes me feel a little better
    That is the only situation in which I will BM someone. Don't care if you 6pool me, or do something stupid which ends up working anyway, but if you say I'm cheating then I'm going to drop all politeness.

  • mastmanmastman Registered User regular
    Dhalphir wrote: »
    had my first motorbike lesson today.

    amazing fun.


    yessss do eeeettt.

    I can't wait to get my bike back out when it gets warmer. So excited cause it's the best

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  • DhalphirDhalphir don't you open that trapdoor you're a fool if you dareRegistered User regular
    mastman wrote: »
    Dhalphir wrote: »
    had my first motorbike lesson today.

    amazing fun.


    yessss do eeeettt.

    I can't wait to get my bike back out when it gets warmer. So excited cause it's the best

    it was only an introductory lesson. still time to wait before we sort out the finances for a bike as well as where the hell to keep it. two car garage filled with two cars - not sure where it can go.

    Tube-san wrote:
    I apologise for my rudeness desu.
  • kedinikkedinik Registered User regular
    @meeksa @variable How are the games going?

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  • MMMigMMMig Registered User regular
    Trunkers wrote: »
    MMMig wrote: »
    So much chocolate
    So much wine

    yet I'm not drunk enough to forgo sleep and play until I feel bad about myself
    :(

    @MMMig
    I had a dream that I found a toy Goomba on a playground. I took it home and took pictures of it with my dog, then posted the pictures here for your amusement.

    So it is written.
    So it shall be.

    Witty signature comment goes here...

    wra
  • TrunkersTrunkers Registered User regular
    kedinik wrote: »
    @meeksa @variable How are the games going?

    I play SorC in CSTL in about 12 minutes.

    My MTG Cube Site - -http://riptidelab.com
  • VariableVariable Ted Hitler Stroke Me Lady FameRegistered User regular
    Trunkers wrote: »
    kedinik wrote: »
    @meeksa @variable How are the games going?

    I play SorC in CSTL in about 12 minutes.
    oh shit, how did this go?

    @kedinik I lost to hummingbird, only set to have happened thus far. lost 0-2, gave him one good game.

    BNet-Vari#1998 | WiiU-Variable | 3DS-3866-8105-7478 | Steam | Twitch
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  • SorCSorC Registered User regular
    SorC vs Trunkers CSTL week 3

    Game 1
    Spoiler:

    Game 2
    Spoiler:

    Game 3
    Spoiler:

    Winner
    Spoiler:

    @Invictus
    @Variable

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  • RedOneRedOne Registered User regular
    ew 3 pylon block

    got advice to go 11overpool/18 hatch against protoss, which I will probably start doing since now that I'm facing plats, the ability to execute cheese has gotten better.

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  • kedinikkedinik Registered User regular
    edited March 2012
    Variable wrote: »
    Trunkers wrote: »
    kedinik wrote: »
    @meeksa @variable How are the games going?

    I play SorC in CSTL in about 12 minutes.
    oh shit, how did this go?

    @kedinik I lost to hummingbird, only set to have happened thus far. lost 0-2, gave him one good game.

    Live report-style post since I had fun watching the deciding game.
    Spoiler:

    kedinik on
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  • MMMigMMMig Registered User regular
    RedOne wrote: »
    ew 3 pylon block

    got advice to go 11overpool/18 hatch against protoss, which I will probably start doing since now that I'm facing plats, the ability to execute cheese has gotten better.

    That sounds like a horribly non-eco build.
    14 pool should be enough. Just know where that probe is always.

    Witty signature comment goes here...

    wra
  • BiosysBiosys Registered User regular
    11 overpool 18 hatch ends up being the most economical build, apparently

    it was in one of the tl topics with far too many graphs and computer stuff

  • marty_0001marty_0001 Registered User regular
    >:[ Can't connect to Battle net for some reason. Then if I try to play offline it says "SC2 starter edition cannot be played in offline mode". Starter edition??

  • RedOneRedOne Registered User regular
    Biosys wrote: »
    11 overpool 18 hatch ends up being the most economical build, apparently

    it was in one of the tl topics with far too many graphs and computer stuff

    I've heard to always take those things with a grain of salt, but even if 11overpool IS non-economical, I can see being able to keep up as I will be droning to 3 bases anyhow. Or killing them with 10 roaches a few minutes later.

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  • TrunkersTrunkers Registered User regular
    edited March 2012
    This ladder match ended badly for one of us:
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    Trunkers on
    My MTG Cube Site - -http://riptidelab.com
  • BiosysBiosys Registered User regular
    edited March 2012
    trunkers handing over ladder points
    Spoiler:

    Biosys on
  • YannYann Registered User regular
    RedOne wrote: »
    Biosys wrote: »
    11 overpool 18 hatch ends up being the most economical build, apparently

    it was in one of the tl topics with far too many graphs and computer stuff

    I've heard to always take those things with a grain of salt, but even if 11overpool IS non-economical, I can see being able to keep up as I will be droning to 3 bases anyhow. Or killing them with 10 roaches a few minutes later.

    Overpool is a sexy build. Tricky with the gas timings though. You need some extra minerals early on to be able to spend all that larva.

    Don't see a lot of pro's doing it either.

  • RofflorRofflor Registered User regular
    Dhalphir wrote: »
    had my first motorbike lesson today.

    amazing fun.

    Your life expectancy is now reduced by 20 years.

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  • kedinikkedinik Registered User regular
    Ret 11 overpools.

    Probably best non-Korean non-Stephano ZvP around.

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