Thought I should send a list of some of the options my team is weighing, in case it’s of interest:
quick project overview:
Virtual reality walking tour for distance students, prospective students, any students, and anyone else. Lets you control time of day/year and access rare and restricted areas.
We used Ricoh Theta S camera, Google Cardboard(s), Unity 3D, and Agisoft PhotoScan software.
Team: Warren Blyth, Ben Brewster, Dorothy Loftin, R. John Robertson, Tianhong Shi, and Victor Villegas
Team name that nobody approved: Pied Pipesters
(Quick notes for Presentation)
“Teleport to Oregon State”
WebEx Training Days (2pm)
All osu employees have access to setup webex meetings. The main place we will be working is in the meeting center tab. There is also “Support” for CN, “Events” for campus events from president, and “Training” for students.
the class, the Instructor(s)
the assignment (data spreadsheet)
teamwork (Mike’s Nuke Concept, dive profile) (nick’s whale) (Sarah’s VO recording) (James’s squid timing prep)
Process (incorporating pearls, timing)(paperwork)
instructor feedback (visualizing sound : sonar, creak)
Recall: this is about data visualization
final product (Maya)
Here is a quick dump of notes from GDC (for an afternoon chat with my team).
If you’re curious, i’d recommend waiting for a more polished and official presentation. this is just quick temp barf
My boss just asked me what I think is the difference between a game and an interactive, and I stammered.
Here’s a more concrete reply:
“A game offers a form of play within a set of rules, which is ultimately decided by skill or luck.”
Being that we work for a federal land grant institution – making education games – I feel like the ‘the White House Education Game Jam’ is something we should be taking part in. It’s happening this weekend. but it also seems like they basically forgot to mention it online. anywhere. WEIRD!
It looks like the Unity3D team has posted videos of most of sessions from their UNITE14 conference here: http://news.unity3d.com/TzCYl0W04000sSm10o5WGS0
(58 total). Just mentioning in case anyone wants to check out a talk they couldn’t reach during the show. And for those who didn’t go.
My top five picks: Continue reading