VIDEO GAMES

190 • DUMP AND DOODLE BOO
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190 • DUMP AND DOODLE BOO

This ‘About The Tings’ episode is a Dump and Doodle Boo, where I do some Doodling, while Brain Dumping on various topics.

Co-host lilDENNiS and Kitty are here, as we talk about stuff like:

My Relationship with Money,
Playing Video Games,
The Endless Search For Our Creator,
Feeling Unsatisfied,
Old PlayStation Magazine Demo Disks,
Christmas Time is Video Game Time,
Xbox vs PlayStation,
Finding Balance,
Buying Too Many Tings,
and The Christmas Penguin Pops In to say Hello :)

Hope you like :)

143 • CHRISTMAS MEMORIES
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143 • CHRISTMAS MEMORIES

This ‘About The Tings’ episode is all about Christmas Memories, as I wear a Miss Santa outfit, and Rodney the Reindeer joins us for a look back at Christmas Films, Toys, and Video Games.

Some of stuff we cover includes:

Funny TV Shows like The Office,
PlayStation Access Christmas Specials,
Throwing my Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles action figures out the window,
Crying during The Snowman,
Gran Turismo Christmas Jazz Music,
My Dads Jam Tarts,
The Muppets films,
Being Transgender and Connecting with Lara Croft,
Breaking my Thundercats toys,
Female Clothes Shopping with my Mum,
Receiving Dangerous Ink Magazine Artwork Gifts,
and we have another Christmas Sing Song :)

Hope you have a nice Christmas!

141 • IMAGINEFX ARTICLE ‘THE A-Z OF SCI-FI ART’ PART TWO
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141 • IMAGINEFX ARTICLE ‘THE A-Z OF SCI-FI ART’ PART TWO

Part two of an Art-Ickle from issue 65 of the ImagineFX Magazine, entitled ‘The A-Z of Sci-Fi Art’, was the topic for this weeks episode.

This episode covers N to Z, and was so much fun. I wore me lil Mass Effect N7 Dress again, and it was fitting, tight fitting lol, because one of the Artist we look at is Brian Sum who worked on Mass Effect 2 :)

Some of the other topics include:

Mixing Nature and Technology,
Designing the DeLorean from Back to the Future,
lil Art Tricks,
How Hands are Expressive,
The Psychology of Art,
Mass Effect Mako,
Coolness and Functionality,
Subtle Cues of Human and Animal Emotions,
Being Mindful in your Art,
Designing Sci-Fi Weapons,
Keeping it Real,
Video Game Art,
Creating a Sense of Scale,
and Morti does some dancing :)

Hope you like this one.

140 • IMAGINEFX ARTICLE ‘THE A-Z OF SCI-FI ART’ PART ONE
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140 • IMAGINEFX ARTICLE ‘THE A-Z OF SCI-FI ART’ PART ONE

An Art-Ickle from issue 65 of the ImagineFX Magazine, entitled ‘The A-Z of Sci-Fi Art’, was the topic for this weeks episode.

This is a beast of an Art-ickle, so I’ve split it into two parts, with this episode covering A to M, and next week finishing it off with N to Z.

Really enjoyed this one though, and I even wore me lil Mass Effect N7 Dress to get in the Sci-Fi mood :)

Some of the topics include:

How to Create a Sense of Scale,
Mixing Reality and Imagination,
The Importance of lil Details,
Different Art Styles,
Reusing Assets,
How Everything Has a Story,
Combining Traditional and Digital Painting,
Always Thinking about the Viewer,
Having a Greater Appreciation of Designing Vehicles,
How Nothing is Ever Wasted,
Keeping it Simple,
How the Foreground and Background are both Important,
and we give the Mole a name :)

Hope you like this one :)

138 • ART SOUNDOFF : JOURNALING PODCAST CHALLENGE
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138 • ART SOUNDOFF : JOURNALING PODCAST CHALLENGE

Art Soundoff is an Art Journaling Micro Podcast Challenge run by the Lean into Art Podcast.

Last year I decided to try and do all 30 prompts in one sitting for episode 85, and thought I’d do the same again this year :)

Some of the topics include:
The Tombow Mono Eraser Pen,
Mooji and David Icke,
Letting Go of Beliefs,
Being a Lone Wolf,
Feel The Fear and Do It Anyway by Susan Jeffers,
The Struggles of Beginning,
Balancing Challenge and Chilling,
Beyond Good and Evil Video Game,
Characters,
Black Mirror TV Show,
The Power of Dreams,
The Power of Writing,
I set a Goal of Interviewing People in the Park this week,
and me camcorder’s still going all blurry :(

Hope you like this one.

135 • SCARY STUFF: SCARY FILMS, SCARY VIDEO GAMES, AND SCARY ART
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135 • SCARY STUFF: SCARY FILMS, SCARY VIDEO GAMES, AND SCARY ART

I cosplay a not so scary cat for this one, as I talk about Scary Stuff like Scary Films, Scary Video Games, and Scary Art.

There’s also a lil scary story, but the less said about that the better :)

Some of the scary Halloween themed tings include :

How Virtual Reality Feels Real,
Being Trapped in a Dream,
False Awakenings,
Resident Evil,
Jump Scares,
Japanese Horror,
Freddie Krueger,
Scary Experiences,
Do Humans Enjoy being Scared?,
The Power of Fear,
and lilDENNiS turns into a Zombie :)

Hope you like this one.

134 • FACE MASKS AND FREEDOM PART THREE WITH SPIDER-MAN
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134 • FACE MASKS AND FREEDOM PART THREE WITH SPIDER-MAN

Spider-Man takes over this week, as we continue with part three of our Face Masks and Freedom series.

Lots and lots of stuff on this one, but the mainly it’s about Anxiety, Following the Feeling, and the Balance between Positive and Negative.

Other topics include:
Name the Mole competition,
How Fear Stops Action and Courage Creates Action,
Anxiety of not wearing a Face Mask vs Anxiety of wearing one,
Escaping Reality via Video Games,
How you have to Play the Game,
How you don’t Fight a Dragon in your Boxer Shorts,
Beliefs create Reality,
Feeling a Connection to other Humans,
The power of Positive Lies,
Are there Shape Shifting Aliens Living Among Us?
The New Earth,
Brain Washing,
A Transgender Makeup experience,
Something Fishy’s going on,
and does Spider-Man’s bum look big in this?

Hope you enjoy.

133 • BURNOUT, ADDICTION, AND THE POSITIVES AND NEGATIVES OF VIDEO GAMES
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133 • BURNOUT, ADDICTION, AND THE POSITIVES AND NEGATIVES OF VIDEO GAMES

Brain Dump time, as I talk about Burnout, Addiction and the Positives and Negatives of Video Games.

I really liked this, it does go all over the place, but the main topic really was trying to find Balance, and understand Are Video Games are bad for you? Some of the tings include :

Negative Thoughts,
Are Video Games bad or you?,
A new video series called Why I Love…,
Dealing with Addiction,
Doing too much of the wrong thing,
Guilt,
Needing Rest,
Hitting Burnout,
Discipline,
Some of the Positives and Negatives of Video Games,
Meditation,
Observing the Lies of the Mind,
How Portal 2 helps with Problem Solving Skills,
Website Development,
Connecting with Stories and Characters,
Escaping Reality,
How Bad Habits Snowball,
The power of Immersion,
How Video games are Social,
and there’s a lil bit of wisdom from the Talking Shoe :)

Hope you find this one interesting.

128 • VIDEO GAME FAVOURITES, WITH LARA CROFT
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128 • VIDEO GAME FAVOURITES, WITH LARA CROFT

Lara Croft takes over the show this week, as I do a bit of cosplaying, and talk about my Favourite Video Game Characters, Stories, Games, Systems, and Memories :) This was a fun one.

Some of the topics include:

My Day out Cosplaying as Lara Croft,
Retro vs Modern Day Gaming,
Playing Games in the Arcade,
How Video Games Bring People Together,
SEGA vs Nintendo,
How Mario is just a fat bloke,
Playing C64 games with my Sister,
Inspiration for Drawing,
and we end with some Real Life Duck Hunt lol

Hope you have fun with this one :)

107 – VIDEO GAMES ADDICTION & GUILT
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107 – VIDEO GAMES ADDICTION & GUILT

This is one of them Therapy sessions, where I empty my Mind on the topic of Video Game Addiction.

It’s something I’ve struggled with all my life; I thought I was over it, but it seems I’m still Trapped in the Cycle of Buying Video Games, Feeling Guilty and Selling Them, only to than want to Buy Them Back Again.

I really have no idea what is going on, or what I’m supposed to do about it, but I know Talking About Stuff Helps.

And some of the stuff I talk about on this one, includes:
The Flow State,
How Racing Games are like Drawing,
Feelings of Guilt,
Are Video Games Sociable or Anti-Sociable,
My herstory with Video Games,
and Dancing on the Dance Floor at University :)

Hope you find this one interesting.