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d6448f  No.2836[Reply]

where they go? :(

d6448f  No.2839

the trash, hopefully.


d6448f  No.2850

Probably either the trash or used for card backs for GAT projects. I did that last year and Holcomb gave me a +2 for cards that felt sturdy rather than just index card in sleeves.




6620ca  No.2825[Reply]

Has anyone gotten Zero to run successfully with WINE? Any tips?

6620ca  No.2826

Generally speaking, I wouldn't recommend doing that. Out of curiosity, what was the problem? Or are you just wondering?


6620ca  No.2832

Nope, but if you do please post it here because I hate having to check out a laptop every weekend and I'm not letting michealsoft's grubby hands anywhere near my computer.


6620ca  No.2834

>>2832

One can dream; I wound up shelling out a bit of cash for a computer specifically for school and my computer sits comfortably at home until the weekend.


6620ca  No.2842

>>2832

good luck ever being in the games industry




da6097  No.2806[Reply]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X7gudICDxnM

"Do I know what vital role means? No."



bcd802  No.2778[Reply]

I am a sophomore and can transfer exactly 0 credits from DigiPen to UW. Great. This place is built to be a fucking prison.

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bcd802  No.2782

DigiPen isn't regionally accredited. It shouldn't be a surprise that a University wouldn't accept our credits.


bcd802  No.2784

>>2782

I thought it was regionally accredited but not nationally?


bcd802  No.2785

>>2779

I've done CS120,170 MAT140,150 English something, GAM and COM

The lead advisor at UW comp sci said DigiPen isn't accredited by the same place that accredits most universities so my credits wouldn't transfer.

Did you transfer yours to UW or elsewhere?


bcd802  No.2787

>>2785

I transferred CS120, 170, 230(my advisor managed to help me pitch that one to some board), MAT 140,150, and whatever the next one was, the two freshmen English classes, PSY101, COM, and I swear there were some others. Sorry I can't cover more.

University of Chicago , actually. I know someone else who dropped last year and transferred somewhere in fucking Nebraska.


bcd802  No.2789

>>2787

Oh yea 230 also.

Maybe I'll talk to more people about it. I just figured the lead advisor for the program might know whats up.




588212  No.2732[Reply]

588212  No.2777

Can we get Rachel, Ellinger, and the Beemans to sing this?




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718a3f  No.2762[Reply]

just when you think you've seen it all

718a3f  No.2763

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718a3f  No.2764

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>>2762

>the digipen subreddit has a post linking here

GAS THE REDDITORS! WEBSITE WAR NOW!


718a3f  No.2765

Poor Jordan.


718a3f  No.2766

>>2762

Dear god, poor Jordan. He's a pretty cool guy, that person is just sad.




7d8025  No.2757[Reply]

DigiPen RTIS vs. UW CompSci

7d8025  No.2758

UW doesn't have as good of an alumni network. It also seems like DigiPen grads are generally more well respected/have an easier time getting a food in the door. There's also baggage, since they have a reputation for being kind of bigheaded.

UW grads will probably be fine as well, but the DigiPen name carries a lot of heft.




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498795  No.2666[Reply]

So what do you guys think of the "random" allocation of team spaces. I personally think that they are nowhere near random. They have been manipulated by someone. I think we all know who manipulated it.

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498795  No.2736

>>2692

Piss off, gamergater


498795  No.2737

>>2736

Piss off, gamera-gator


498795  No.2738

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>>2736

>piss off, gamergater

>xir bravely wrote on 8chan the image made popular from gamergate


498795  No.2739

>>2738

You just wish you were as cool as me


498795  No.2755

>>2721

At my internship, I had to pick up Git. At my job, I had to pick up Perforce (and a couple of programming languages, design patterns, etc.). Having to learn things on your own is part of the job. IMO DigiPen would be doing you a disservice by spoonfeeding too much. Some degree of forced independent learning is important!




5aeb61  No.2720[Reply]

We going to see any more meltdowns during the upcoming townhall?

5aeb61  No.2735

I look forward to the greentext stories


5aeb61  No.2749

RTIS here, when is it, can't wait for storytime.


5aeb61  No.2750

dropout here, when's the next townhall?




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1c704d  No.2672[Reply]

Just transferred to the UWs computer science program. IM FREE FROM THIS WEIRD PURGATORY, SOMEWHAT NORMAL PEOPLE HERE I COME. YAHOOOOOOOO!

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1c704d  No.2708

>>2706

You're the one whos still fuckin stuck there. All I need is a drink and some psychotherapy, then im off the hook. you on the other hand…


1c704d  No.2709

Were you able to transfer most classes or did you get fucked over?


1c704d  No.2711

>>2709

Only thing that didn't transfer was graphics. All the general cs courses transfered fine.


1c704d  No.2715

You can check out any time you'd like but you can never leave


1c704d  No.2717

Good riddance, gamergater




941baf  No.2445[Reply]

Grad here. Is scurvy still an issue among the maladjusted autists who don't know that Mountain Dew and cheesecake daily isn't a meal?

941baf  No.2457

Wait was scurvy an actual problem here? I mean shit I'd believe that in a heartbeat


941baf  No.2697

That would be amazing if a scurvy outbreak happened at digipen

Lol


941baf  No.2701

>>2697

Scurvy isn't contagious. It's a condition caused by vitamin C deficiency.


941baf  No.2702

>>2701

What about an outbreak in the same way that obesity is an "epidemic" in the US?


941baf  No.2704

>>2702

Nope, the current definition of epidemic means an infectious disease. If anyone tells you there is an obesity/scurvy epidemic they are a jackaas.




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4562f0  No.2658[Reply]

Digipen is the crowd of hipsters/the art show, I am the Beer Man, the Narrator is talking about my life.

I know who the Diversity Asian is in my life.

I'm not entirely sure who the Girl Pissing Herself is in my life though, maybe she's more like a morphic antagonist? Like anybody at any time could become the Girl Pissing Herself if you're not careful.

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4562f0  No.2660

>>2659

when you put it like that no I suppose not, at least not solely


4562f0  No.2664

is this what diversity club meetings look like


4562f0  No.2668

>>2664

Sorta

They burn an effigy of a straight cis white male at the end


4562f0  No.2679

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>>2668

Do they burn a strawman?


4562f0  No.2719

>>2679

A *LOT* of them look like they've recently eaten a strawman. Does that count?




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42ee24  No.2463[Reply]

>pic related

also this (was said by someone, in one of our cohort's group chats the first week he got in there):

>"9-11 was an inside job done by Bush. You can tell by the way the building was in freefall…"

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42ee24  No.2653

>>2649

>Implying they won't win at the IGF for being genderqueer which will thus secure their place in the industry forever


42ee24  No.2655

>>2653

What's with all the gamergaters here ffs


42ee24  No.2656

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>>2655

Really?


42ee24  No.2657

>>2655

this but unironically


42ee24  No.2669

>>2657

Because the line

>>>/gamergatehq/

Only works on this site




078872  No.2650[Reply]

BSGD turned RTIS. Does anyone have recommendations on shit I can do to ACTUALLY learn digital game design? At present I've just got a notebook of what I like/dislike about games I play and how I'd change 'em.

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078872  No.2654

When you play games, pay attention to how they do different things. How do they guide the player through a level? What do they do that are both aesthetically pleasing and highly functional? How do all aspects of the game lend to a "fun" experience?

Yeah, the biggest problem with the Game Design program is the 1.5 years of board game design. They will argue that it's all the same medium, but that's bs, we're no more the same medium as board games than we are of movies.

The higher level GAT classes get better. Most of what I got out of the first 1.5 years was some pretty good tips on how to write a rulebook, which actually does translate fairly well. But, that was all of like 2 or 3 weeks of GAT210.


078872  No.2661

> learn digital game design?

This may be obvious, but make small games or mods in another game(such as Starcraft or Dota2). Then sift through the comments to find posts where they are calling your game shit for X, Y, Z.


078872  No.2662

1. Don't go to college for game design.

2. Start modding stuff (Source, Roblox, Minecraft, GMod, Whatever)

3. ???

4. Profit


078872  No.2663

Similar story here except CS, from what I understand just make shit and think about the shit you're making. ALL you have to do is when you put something in your game think about what effect it will have and what would happen if you change it in different ways. Then change it and see how it is, and have other people play your shit and tell you how awful it is and why. Eventually you'll understand it and you'll have the added bonus of also being a good programmer because you didn't waste your time in a useless degree program. "Game Design" now is much like cinematography in the 1940s, the field hasn't had nearly enough time to really get into the in depth stuff that would justify a degree based on it. At best the GAT classes should just be made into electives but all the good ones right now are locked away behind the shit ones. But the first thing this school needs are a lot more business classes and even a major/minor for it.


078872  No.2665

>>2662

>mentions modding

>mentions roblox and gmod as if they're taken seriously




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9fe2ea  No.2598[Reply]

How is this year going for everyone

freshman here and given what I saw on this board going into it I am pleasantly surprised by how much I like it here, especially the teachers and almost every non-BAGD student.

But fuck badgers though god damn they are annoying. 2 of my dormies are badgers and I don't mind one but the other embodies everything I can hate in a person: she is SJW, lazy, ignorant, full of herself, and all she does is complain about everything except herself. Also she's a full on biowarefag. I know its mean to want people to fail but I really hope her laziness gets the best of her so she has to drop out. I actually applied as a BAGD then switched to BSCSGD after coming to this board and now I'm just BSCS after seeing that I'd be critically analysing gone homo. Very happy with that decision.

What are some good clubs here? I just started in a 5E group (1 DM 3 players right now) in tabletop club and game design club was 10x better than the GAT class I went to before withdrawing. Also making a Dota club even though there's a MOBA club so I can get twice as many –pizzas– social experiences. If they let me I'd also be interested in making a Mead Appreciation club (if there isn't one already).

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9fe2ea  No.2636

>the only reason they are doing gone homo is to push "progressive" identity politics in the classroom.

You're trying too hard. I'm not a fan of Gone Home (because a lot of media these days gets a free pass for including sexual minorities, but that's a topic for another day), but there is no conspiracy to introduce you to what you call "progressive" identity politics in your classes. Maybe you need to go back to rural Missouri or whatever backwoods bumfuck nowhere place you're from if you're not comfortable dealing with people who are different than you.


9fe2ea  No.2639

>>2618

>>2620

>>2636

Such vile hatred directed at people you think are vile haters

Do you see some sort of connection? Or is it ok because you think they deserve it?


9fe2ea  No.2642

>>2639

Wow stop treating people with wrong opinions like people, shitlord.


9fe2ea  No.2645

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>>2625

Um the EARLY GAT classes with Pondsmith had you take a quiz every Friday on a book about the history of board games you had to study.

You learned about nothing but historical board games and never ever ever played games. Senet was very important to my future career in games…


9fe2ea  No.2646

>>2645

I was more thinking the first GAT120, where Portnow was teaching




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