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    Zombie Apocalypse Experience - Day 3

    Zombie Apocalypse Experience - Day 2

    Zombie Apocalypse Experience - Day 1

    Do Your Memories Belong to You?

    How It Feels to Move across the Country for College

    The Underground eSport that Just Won’t Die

    Creating Characters for TV

    Why Game Designers Should Use Emergent Gameplay

    WRCCDC Qualifier: A Glorious Chaotic Environment

    Continuous Improvement: 2nd CCDC Invitational

    Underground Esports

    Exploring the "Super" Element in Creative Writing Class

    TIS-100: An Assembly Programming Puzzle Game

    My First Game Jam

    Learning In a High Pressure Environment : CCDC Invitational

    Why Every Game Developer Should Participate in Game Jams

    Get a Makeover with Special Effects Makeup

    My Time At CactusCon

    Founder's Game Jam: Streaming and Competing

    5 Reasons to Be a Conference Ambassador at Black Hat

    Thr3e Times the Storytelling Innovation

    Do Robots Have Souls?

    Arizona BLOCKATHON Invitational at UAT

    eSports at UAT

    One Awesome Math Teacher

    Unlocking the Power of Games

    Lights, Camera, Action: UAT Students Create Award-Winning Short Film

    A Recipe for a Real-world Solution

    Solar Sailing: How UAT Students Use the Sun to Power Innovation

    The Oddity of Game Design Innovation

    My Trip to E3 2018

    7 Reasons Why Communication In Technology is Essential

    Delos AI Coding Contest for Westworld

    5 Things Every Dorm Room Needs

    Landing an Internship on an Airplane

    Fun with Fan Theories

    How to Land a Job as a Game Scenario Designer

    How Anime Club Uses Automation

    UAT Cyber Warfare Range: A Unique Learning Environment

    How to Make the CCDC Team

    Why You Should Join the UAT Broadcasting Club

    Flatiron: Do You Dare?

    Find Fun and Friends at Founder's Hall

    6 Tips for Making the Ultimate Board Game

    A Conversation with the UAT VEX Robotics Team

    How to Remain Stress Free During College

    Why You Should Study Pop Culture

    What Makes UAT Unique?

    Collegiate Cyber Defense Class and the Benefits of Discovery Learning

    The Lovable Goofball We Call Gose

    Five Things You Need to Know About Windows Server 2016

    Sedona: The Quick Getaway

    Gaming Passion Series: Part 11 [ESRB Ratings]

    My Experience with Grammarly

    Dungeons & Dragons: My Experiences Part 1

    Faculty Serve Students Breakfast for Dinner to Kickoff Finals - Dec. 12

    Gaming Passion Series: Part 9 [Challenges]

    Evolution of Video Game Artificial Intelligence

    Battle for Azeroth

    IPhone Photography

    Gaming Passion Series: Part 8 [Progression]

    Sprinting to Finish Projects

    Gaming Passion Series: Part 6 [SFX]

    All About Me

    Super Mario Odyssey

    Call of Duty WW2

    Gaming Passion Series: Part 7 [Open World/Exploration]

    Gaming Passion Series: Part 5 [Dialogue]

    Gaming Passion Series: Part 4 [Mechanics]

    Mechanical Keyboards: Where To Begin

    IT… We All Float to the Theater (SPOILERS)

    Pulling Keycaps

    Thoughts on Sonic Mania

    Google's Design Tools Guide

    Antimatter Security Talk: Black Hat

    Taking a Look at Google Material Design

    Gaming Passion Series: Part 3 [Aesthetics]

    A Final Break

    Cinematography Finals Are Finally Here

    Sonic Mania

    Reflecting on My Time at UAT

    Gaming Passion Series: Part 2 [Story]

    Blogs Revisited Part 2

    Nintendo Switch Continued...

    Indie Filmmaker

    Blogs Revisited Part 1

    Gaming Passion Series: Part 1 [Character Creation]

    Multiplayer comes to Final Fantasy XV!

    Super Smash Bros. Melee Was Tampered With...

    Your Car Wash Is (Also) a Vulnerable Computer

    Simple Tips on Personal Cyber Security

    BlackHat and Defcon, Passwords and Security


    Pokemon Go! Again?

    Exploring the Digital Border

    Introducing Myself

    Season 11 of Diablo III Has Started!


    Spider-Man Homecoming! Spectacular (Spoilers)

    Re: RTX 2017

    The Road to Improvement: Part 1

    Slim Shandy

    The Road to Evo: Extended. Future Plans.

    Sound Brake 2.0

    Why Gamers Are Mad At Crypto Miners


    FFXV Episode Prompto and Necromancer Released Today!

    SGDQ and AGDQ - What When and Where

    WULF.DESIGN Projects

    The Road to Evo: Part 5


    Tomb of Sargeras - World of Warcraft 7.2.5

    E3, there's an agility orb nearby!

    E3 2017: Microsoft

    E3 Nintendo

    E3 - My Favorites and Speculation

    6 Best Marketing Tools for 2017

    E3 2017 PlayStation

    RTX 2017

    The Road to Evo: Part 4

    Digitsole Smartshoe


    Phoenix Comicon 2017

    New Semester, New Projects

    The Road to Evo: Part 3

    Wonder Woman

    When an AI writes a Sci-Fi Short Film

    The Road to Evo: Part 2

    Sunrise Pillow

    I'm Always Into Juggernog!

    Why you should be using Google Music

    The Road to Evo: Part 1


    IT....Monster From Derry

    Cooperative Storytelling

    One Thing Off Of My Bucket List


    International Tabletop Day - Saturday, April 29th 2017


    Second Blog in One Day

    My Blog got Deleted

    Experiences in VR

    UAT Commencement Project

    The Dreaded Finals Week

    UAT Virtual Tour

    Why is Korean Music Popular?


    Upcoming Tech Gadgets

    Project Infinity

    New Champions Revealed in League of Legends!

    Pico C The Beer You can make at home

    Spring Break!

    Projects, Focus, and the Future is Scary

    Final Fantasy XV: Episode Gladiolus - First Impressions



    The Vertical "Switch"

    Wedding Photographer

    Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age Hype

    A few weeks later....

    UAT Experience: Behind the Scenes


    A Look Into Ubuntu Unity 8

    This Week in eSports

    Logan.. a Tragedy (Spoilers)


    Programmer Confessions

    UAT Experience!

    The "Right To Repair" your phone or console is telling of the future.

    From North Dakota to AZ, Why Computer Science Student Chris Peterson Chose UAT

    Uber Apparently Has Self-Driving Cars in Phoenix Now

    A Story of the Neck Deep A Punk Short!

    Why Do People Get Excited About eSports?

    Three Hearts of Tech.

    3 Things I Love About Technology

    Three Loves of Tech

    Three Things I Love About Tech!



    OverCooked, Local Coop, and EA Gaming Styles

    Blog about something

    Lights and a Camera.

    Mechanical, Beautiful Keyboards

    Chinese New Years in Games

    How I Got Into Competitive Super Smash Bros. Melee

    Art and some more Art.

    Programmers in design

    Razer and Their Famous Rainbow Prototypes

    Introductory Post – Austin Lee

    Getting A Space on the Web

    Music Shoot

    New things..

    Counting Down Semesters

    New Semester New Sight.

    Bicoin: Economy - Part 2

    Photography Slice of Life

    Final Fantasy XV

    Bitcoin: What is bitcoin? - Part 1

    Help Falls-Psycho Babel

    Talking about the Switch Again!?

    Data Obfuscation And A Hilarious Way To Do It

    My Poor Wii U

    Level Editors and New Life

    Computers Are Watching Videos To Learn The World Around Them

    Whats been going on!

    I'm ready to Switch over;) The Sequel!!!

    The Physical Keyboard Comeback

    Digitally Creative!

    I'm ready to Switch over ;)

    STEM or STEAM?

    My Little 'Rant' about WoW

    Cyber Security

    Your Car Is a Vulnerable Computer

    Cyber Security Month!

    Keeping That Network Secure

    Blog it up!!

    Four Summaries For Tech-Awareness

    Help Falls Here I Come

    Another DnD Blog: DM Edition


    Sharing my Thoughts on Dungeons & Dragons: DM Edition

    Lets Blog It Up!!

    Founder's Game Jam 2016

    Get Lost Find Yourself!

    Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality, And The Fourth Wall

    A VR Experience for the Ages

    Super Hero Dream Team

    VR is Here, and We Are Prepared!

    Flying Balloons For Google

    On That Break Life


    UAT Over the Break

    No Man's Sky...

    Minecraft: Another Day, Another Platform

    World of Warcraft: Legion – Lore You Should Know Before it Drops: Part 5 of 5

    Changing The Way We Interact With Phones: HoloFlex

    The Night Of: The Best TV Show of the Year?

    World of Warcraft: Legion – Lore You Should Know Before it Drops: Part 4 of 5

    Photography Update... Ready for Repair

    Top Movies of the 2016: Heart of a Dog

    VAPORWAVE: The Nostalgia You Didn't Know You Had

    World of Warcraft: Legion – Lore You Should Know Before it Drops: Part 3 of 5

    Dragon Age - Be the Inquisitor

    Who am I and what is HCI?

    World of Warcraft: Legion – Lore You Should Know Before it Drops: Part 2 of 5

    So You Want to Play Final Fantasy XIV?

    Top Movies of the 2016: Swiss Army Man

    The Top 5 List

    World of Warcraft: Legion - Lore You Should Know Before it Drops Part 1 of Many

    Max vs. Maya - Round 2

    Keys, Crates, And Every Gamble in Between

    Pokemon Go-ing on an Adventure

    Portfolio Review

    Squarespace: Be a square!

    Personal Projects


    Blood and Wine

    Roadtrip in 2116 Substance Painter Contest. (Updated)

    Substance Painter Coming to UAT

    Redesign. Rebuild. Reclaim.

    VR, the New Kid on the Game Industry Block

    Make Happy: http://blog.uat.edu/blogs/make-happy/

    7 Things to be Excited About from E3

    Its a Wonderful Place

    Another Summer, Another Blog

    152 Days of Summer: From AUS to AZ

    How to be the Paragon of Paragon - Sparrow

    E3 is Upon Us

    The Legend of Drizzt

    Phoenix Comic Con with A Hint of Crimson.

    How to be the Paragon of Paragon - Muriel

    True Detective… What happened?

    Origin Access, 26 Games for just 5$?

    Photography in Games: A New Genre?

    Vacation 2016

    Captain America: Civil Warning

    Uncharted 4 Review

    Nvidia 1080 and 1070

    PlayStation Experience.

    Game Production Studio

    VR - The Vive is Alive

    From UAT to Germany: Sehsüchte International Student Film Festival

    A Bit About Me & Why I Chose UAT

    Hall of Fame: Video Game Edition

    The Semester's Close

    20 Years of Lara Croft

    Remakes Made by Dedicated Fans

    The Green Light Event

    Top 3 Favorite Game Companies!

    Finals: A Stressed Student

    Cannes Film Festival 2016 Lineup Announced!

    Forcing Poor Decisions

    Top 3 Video Game Movies… That are not based on video games.

    Batman V.S. Superman

    The Walking Dead (Spoiler Warning!)

    Art + Programming?! Inconceivable!

    The Paragon of Beta's

    Why I Hate League of Legends

    The Greatest Science Fiction Movie NEVER Made


    Finally a Release Date

    FBI vs Apple

    Toppled - A UAT Digital Short Film

    The Vue is Great from Here

    Batman vs Superman: A Pretty Cool Movie

    Raid on Rise: a GDC Panel

    Top 5 Zack Snyder Films

    Unity Particle Systems

    Renaissance Festival of Arizona!

    There and Back Again: What I Learned at GDC

    How to Get Selected for a Film Festival

    Music to Me

    Crimson Nights Then to Now

    Surviving College One Step At A Time - Serious Talk


    Script Writing: how to writ dem words gud

    Great Books

    Computer Science for High Schools? YES!!!

    Taking Inspiration to the Next Level

    I Need My Space! - An Artist Lifestyle

    Kill Bill or: How I Learned That I Wanted To Be A Filmmaker

    Some of My Favorite Games

    The New Faces of Film: Top 5

    [Spoilers] For the Firewatch

    Traditional Art: An Awesome Craft

    Artistic Security

    Absolute Favorite: The Legend of Zelda

    Help Falls: Production Diary – Malice

    The Art of Music Videos

    Let's Talk: Learning Curves

    Geeky Sweets

    Pokémon Experience

    Feeding a College Kid: So You Want to Lose Weight?

    Deadpool: Over R-rated

    Musical Masterpiece: Undertale

    Firewatch Review (No Spoilers)

    OK GO: Treadmill Beginnings

    Photography - My Newest Passion

    Dynasty Warriors: Why Hasn't it Died Yet?

    Come Experience the UAT Experience!

    Why Should We Care About The Oscars?

    The Death of Gametrailers

    Good Game Design: A YouTube Series

    Why I Chose UAT

    Motion Capture

    Technology and Society

    Anomalisa: Heart and Art

    My Journey to UAT

    The Life of a No Lifer: Blade & Soul

    When is a Story too Much?

    So you're a Noob

    Nick's Top 5 Time Wasters: MMORPG

    From Australia to UAT: A Koala-ty Story

    Origin Story

    Why I Chose UAT - The Nicholas Diley Story

    Most Anticipated Games of 2016

    So you want to get into the Kingdom Hearts series?

    Finals Week Woes

    Be Excited!

    Post Playstation Experience

    Intro to Mobile App Development: Android Studio

    Student Innovation Pressure!

    Pre-Playstation Experience

    Powering a Goliath

    Rocket Jump: The Show

    Playstation Domination

    Technology for the Next Generation

    2D Visuals in a 3D Game - A Look at GuiltyGearXrd's Art Style

    The Madden Curse

    Trending Now: Post-Apocalyptic


    Game Design - Diverse not Complex

    The Twitch Plays Series - Start9 or Riot ヽ༼ຈل͜ຈ༽ノ

    Gamasutra and Why it's Important to You

    CISA Sees What You Did There

    Playstation Now

    Benefit of the Doubt

    Pumpkin Carvings

    Let's Go with Pokemon GO!

    Sticking it to the Joystick - Game Controller Elitism

    Using Filters


    Pretty Cool Crafts - Mjolnir

    How Many Classes Can You Handle?

    Game Lengths: Do They Affect Replay Value?

    Major of Choice: Computer Science

    So You Want to be a Game Designer

    On the Up and Achoo! College Health Tips

    So You Want to be a Game Developer?

    The Small Details

    Computers: What do you need?

    Animation That Doesn't Die

    Take it from a Senior in College

    Coming Soon: Dishonored 2

    20 Years of Playstation

    Mature Rating vs. Mature Game?

    Windows 10 - Checklist (for Artists)

    Keep a Small Notebook

    Back Up!

    Golden Joystick Awards

    Moving in to UAT?!

    Waiting for Greatness

    Woah There Cowboy - Game Development Precautions

    Collector's Editions

    Sword Coast Legends

    Final Fantasy Portal

    Big Hero Hearts III?

    Me and My Finicky Tablet

    Design Reference

    Grand Opening

    Update Well - Increasing Multiplayer Longevity


    Is CG what make a movie?

    Saintly Evil

    Music in Entertainment

    Summer Games Done Quick - Charity Marathon

    Upcoming Event: Black Hat

    Virtual Reality - A New Level of Interaction

    What is a Game Without Music?

    Get Up

    Essential Skills: Cooking

    Satoru Iwata - Loss of a Hero

    Return of the Weebs

    Whimsy and Weird

    Easter Eggs

    A New Start - Moving Off Campus

    Moisturize Me (Stay Hydrated!)

    Create What You Want

    Love is Love

    Conan O'Brien: Clueless Gamer

    Ponderings - Passion in the Game Industry

    One week to go! Anime Expo Hype!

    Creature Crazy - A Trip to the Zoo

    The Witcher's End

    Brutal Greatness

    E3 Pacing

    Cartoon Crazy Pt. 6 - Bravest Warriors

    The Life of a No Lifer: Final Fantasy

    E3 Aftermath

    Awesome Art Tools - Inspiration & Sharing

    Do you Dungeon the Dragon?

    UAT at Jurassic World!

    Jobs for College Students

    Awesome Art Tools - Digital Painting

    Stepping Back

    Awesome Art Tools - Figure Drawing

    Feature Creep

    Becoming a Certified Adult - Furnishings

    Awesome Art Tools - Sketchfab

    The Wasteland Returns

    The End of Brown and Bloom?

    A Day in the Life of a Student Ambassador

    Picturing the Future: WebP FTW!

    Heavensward is upon us!

    You're A Kid! You're A Squid! Splatoon!

    Make Peace With Failure

    The MMORPG Scene

    Consistent Theme

    Short Films

    Why Not Settle it in Smash?!

    UAT Cooking Club?

    4 Reasons to Take Selfies

    Scheduled Work

    HD Remakes

    Being Wrong is O.K.

    Reviews on The Witcher 3

    Dawn of a New Day: Full of Events and School

    Broadening your Horizons

    UAT Connect

    The Countdown Begins

    Why the West Coast is Better Than the East Coast?

    Fan Theories

    A Little At A Time

    Let's Spark Controversy - Steam Workshop

    Characters of the "Real" World - Animal Edition


    The Upcoming Break Between Semesters

    Characters of the "Real" World

    Plentiful Opportunity and Events

    Lack of Understanding

    Living with a College Budget

    Finals Oh Man!

    The Divide

    SIP Fair

    All Aboard the Hype Train: Pokemon TCG - Roaring Skies

    Cartoon Crazy Pt. 5 - Bee and Puppycat

    Game Jam Excitement

    Player Requests

    All Aboard the Hype Train: Mother 4

    Why These Games are Better Than Yours - The Last of Us

    All Aboard the Hype Train: Smash Bros & Mother 3 Double Hyper Combo

    Why These Games are Better Than Yours - The Walking Dead Game Season 1

    Influences: Bioshock

    All Aboard the Hype Train: Zelda Wii U

    Why These Games are Better Than Yours - Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor

    All Aboard the Hype Train: Bravely Second

    Coming Soon: Batman Arkham Knight

    How to Survive College - Part Ten

    Rick Ravenell @ NAB Show

    Cartoon Crazy Pt. 4 - Fin Punch

    Why These Games are Better Than Yours - Dragon Age Inquisition

    Coming Soon: Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

    Why These Games are Better Than Yours - Dragon Age II

    Cartoon Crazy Pt. 3 - Over the Garden Wall

    Why These Games are Better Than Yours - Dragon Age: Origins

    How to Survive College - Part Nine

    Glitches Galore


    How to Survive College - Part Eight

    Cartoon Crazy Pt. 2 - Gravity Falls

    Crime Literature

    How to Survive College - Part Seven

    Assassins Creed Unity

    Mods and Putting Yourself Out There

    How to Survive College - Part Six


    Cartoon Crazy Pt. 1 - Steven Universe

    New Eyes

    Rare Women in Rare Fields

    The Best Gamer Holiday

    How to Survive College - Part Five

    Red Riding Hood - Zbrush Texturing

    The World of Digital Painting Programs - Clip Studio Paint

    What's Up With Windows 10?

    The World of Digital Painting Programs - Corel Painter

    Witcher 3: 200+ Hours

    How to Survive College - Part Four

    Every Choice Is Important

    Make Your Own Fonts!

    Color for Everyone

    League of Legends

    The World of Digital Painting Programs - Krita

    Following the Lore

    The World of Digital Painting Programs - Paint Tool Sai

    Valve @ GDC: Fanboying in 2015

    A Game Design Portfolio

    How to Survive College - Part Three

    The World of Digital Painting Programs - Microsoft Paint

    The World of Digital Painting Programs - Photoshop

    The World of Digital Painting Programs - Autodesk Sketchbook

    The Portfolio

    How to Survive College - Part Two

    Vulkan and DX12: The Future of Graphics

    Career Fair Craziness

    Maya or Max?

    How to Survive College - Part One

    Inspirational in Ireland

    Quick Adjustments

    Explore New Engines

    Living in Tempe

    What do you nerds even do on campus?

    3D Printed Guns

    Creative Talent Network Expo


    - ̗̀NEW ̖́- Blog Post - The Importance of Naming

    Cactus Con

    Western Regional Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition

    Finding Inspiration & Knowledge

    World War What?!

    Plan to Lose Time

    Fun Times on Campus

    Final Showdown: Learn Together!

    Are you really feeling it?


    Flub Fighter

    Spoiler Alert: You Have To Talk To People

    Recent Events here at UAT!

    A Slice of UAT Life!

    How to be a winner

    A Bit About Me

    The Importance of Taking a Break

    Where Do Babies Come From?

    New Beginnings

    Digital Video Project

    Finally a year

    Traveling all around, but it's no biggie!


    New Ambassador

    Don't Force It

    Finally a Break! And some Destructibles!

    Summer Concert

    Returning to the East Coast, Have a Great Break!

    One More Week!

    Asterithmic Art Jam

    The End to School and some Netsec News!

    The Last of Us Remastered


    Burnt Out

    First time 3D printing

    Back from W00tstock

    What People Want

    What to wear on Obstacle Course Race day?

    Nothing new for race day.

    Impending Exposure to Everything Anime!

    Common mistakes while training

    I have an internship!

    In The Details

    AX2014: My first time in the Pacific West!

    The Pay Whales

    Fun Trip to Anime Expo

    Steam Sales and DEX!

    Steam Sales Spell Suffering

    Aftermath of E3

    Playing with Plaster!

    Dragons here, there, in E3 and a Theater near you!

    The Return of E3

    Greetings Everyone!

    2014 Book Challenge

    Upcoming Arrangements and Subtle Gaming

    Designing with Empathy

    Games Need Great Stories Too

    The drive

    UAT Study Abroad: Return of the Molly

    Keeping The Momentum

    A New Semester

    Off to a great start

    New Semester, Let's Get It Rolling!

    Paper Swans and Peter Parker

    VLOGS, say what?!?!?! Zero To Spartan

    End of the Semester


    End of the Semester!

    Elevation masks!

    Praise the Sun! And Carnival News!

    Never Underestimate Music


    Game Projects

    Just some friendly competition.....THIS IS WAR!!!!!

    Sprite Sheets

    Online Ridiculousness

    Astronomically Amazing and Computer Stuff

    Zombie Run!

    New Project

    The Best Gaming Holiday

    Wildstar 2nd Beta weekend and MOVING


    Game Theory!

    Diablo 3 Reaper of Souls is Amazing!!!

    Explosions and Game Releases

    GDC, There and back again

    The Not So Standard Weekend at UAT

    Wildstar continues Lore versus gameplay

    Geek Week

    Creating Worlds

    Another Renaissance Festival Visit

    WILDSTAR OMG------ woot

    Aspects of A Game

    Spartan Race Explained

    Sweet New Tech

    Tech Trek Around the Corner!

    Tech Forum- Elie Platt

    Tech Forum - Brian Carson

    Tech Forum - Alchemica

    Tech Forum - Steve Correia

    Tech Forum - Derek Iversen

    Tech Forum - Ara Shirinian

    Tech Forum - John G. Iannarelli

    Piano Guys and Workout Jam

    UAT Invades Renaissance Festival

    Creating My First Game

    HvZ Spring 2014 - Totally awesome

    We Survived! And other news..

    The face behind Bitcoin

    GDC preparation

    The Wonderful World of Gaming

    Greetings! Let's Hack!

    BURPEES and no its not burping.

    Working Hard for GDC

    Swirling Pools of Dark Matter Above My Eyeballs!!

    SIP- Student Innovation Project

    Toe Woes and Chaotic Catch-Up

    Renaissance Festival

    Young Justice review


    Some Other Stuff to Look At

    To some seriousness (I know its not a real word)

    Working hard on Booty Bandits game.

    Back from Break: Adventures in the New Semester

    Game Projects

    Out of breath

    Final Semester at UAT


    Pssttt Hey Kid.... Want Some Candy?

    Working on a story

    New Year, Same Stuff

    New year, new ambitions


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