Category Archives: Study

Taiwan, 2017

“If you don’t do this, you’ll regret what could have been”, I told myself and I’ve felt that pang too many times already so I jumped into the unknown and travelled with some other students and teachers from my university … Continue reading

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2015 – 2016

I haven’t posted here in two and a half years, so in point form, here is the gist of some of what I’ve been doing since then. I started studying a Master of Teaching (Primary). I did my first teaching prac … Continue reading

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Still Alive

I’ll travel to Melbourne this weekend for the conference program of the Freeplay festival. It’ll be hard not to let impostor syndrome rear its ugly head again. When I went to the entire Freeplay festival last year, I was inspired … Continue reading

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There and Back Again – A Year in Review

The year is drawing to a close so I thought I would look back on what I’ve done and what I’ve learnt. It’s been a year of ups and downs. There’s been times when I’ve wanted to flip a table … Continue reading

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Now and Tomorrow

I’ve been enrolled in a Screen course at TAFE this semester. Initially I thought it would a breezy lazy course, but no, but it’s been quite a busy semester thus far. One assessment was to make a short seven minute … Continue reading

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After The Fall

May I shrink to dust In your cold, wild Wastes, And may my tongue speak Its last hymn to your winds. I wanted to do what Shigeru Miyamoto did ever since I read an interview with him in Nintendo Magazine … Continue reading

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On Teaching Yourself

Doom 2 was a light bulb moment in education for me as a teenager. I’d picked up a copy for twelve dollars in a videogames bargain bin at Harvey Norman. There was a time when you could find quality games … Continue reading

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Nazis, demons, and autodidactism

I was about to commence this with the term “PC Gaming Master Race”, but that may be a poor choice of words considering this post starts with Wolfenstein 3D, a game about Nazis. Wolfenstein 3D was the game that moved … Continue reading

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Global Game Jam 2012

I participated last week for the first time in the Global Game Jam. I hesitated at first to be involved, fearing that I was too much of a novice still. All I could think of upon arriving at Wollongong University, … Continue reading

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Stumbled into the third dimension

Learning 3D modelling has been a new skill that I’ve stumbled into during my course at TAFE last year. I had always avoided 3D, putting it into the “too hard” basket and instead concentrated on 2D art. At first, 3D … Continue reading

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