Author: Kristjen Kjems

The Importance of Online Resumes or Why You Should Already Have One.

With an emphasis placed throughout the semester in class on the computer, the digital as a viable medium, I couldn’t help but start creating an online resume. Seeing as how I hope to go to grad school for media studies, an online resume is particularly appropriate for me, but with computers becoming more and more assimilated with everyday life by…

Apocalypse Now: Chapter 1

I hope to flesh out what I have here and create chapter 2 for the final, but I’m (albeit all of the frustrations) pretty happy with what I ended up with. From reading and experimenting with many other Inform7 projects created this semester, I share sentiments with nearly everyone. It is incredibly difficult to get things to work exactly the way…

TV Shows expand on literary world by turning to new media.

Has anyone else noticed this? Regardless, let me put it into perspective! As the internet has become more accessible for people of all shapes/sizes/backgrounds/ages, the entertainment industry has geared more and more towards using the internet to advertise; obviously to attract more viewers/buyers/etc. Alongside advertising, however, they have begun to utilize the internet in a different way. The entertainment industry…

Modified: A look at user created alterations to games.

Unsure (and uncaring) of whether or not many in our class consider themselves gamers, I figured I’d talk about something that was very dear to me while growing up in the 90s; Video Game Modifications. As discussed in class, modifying games, either via source code or eventually, graphically, began with games themselves.  Developers made modding possible by making the source…