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About shep979

Junior at Trinity University. Editor of HackCollege.com

Go Spurs (Hangman) Go!

Click here to play Spurs Hangman. Spurs Hangman is a fleshed out version of my previous Hangman assignment, focusing on NBA and Spurs-related words. My game incorporates a lot of silver, white, and black; Spurs colors. The Coyote was a … Continue reading

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Throwing the Old Disc Around

Play my game here. This was easily the toughest assignment I’ve encountered this year. My game is entitled “Escape from the Grid,” and its art is based heavily on the Tron series of movies and video games. My game takes place … Continue reading

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Dodging Poorly-Drawn Monsters

View my SWF here. Overall, this assignment didn’t give me a tremendous amount of trouble. My biggest challenge was drawing monsters without a clear guide from Rex. Ir’a scary how bad mine look. Animating them in the timeline wasn’t difficult, … Continue reading

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A Refreshing Game of Beverage Hangman

Click here to view my game. My game is creatively titled “Beverage Hangman,” which is exactly what it sounds like. Every word in the game’s dictionary is a type of beverage, and the score counter is an abstract icon depicting a … Continue reading

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Apple Trivia

I definitely ran into some frustrations with this assignment, but the payoff was worth it. My biggest speedbump was checking the accuracy of an answer in my checkGues function. I tested to see if the value returned by clicking A, … Continue reading

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A Ball Hog in Pong?

My movie is entitled “Pong Ball Hog,” and I wanted to tell a humorous story about a game of Pong, probably the simplest video game in existence, taking on a new layer of complexity and emotion. The key characters, all … Continue reading

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Homework 2: When Mario Meets Angry Birds

Part 1 The first part of the assignment wasn’t too difficult because I had already worked through the same basic process in class. The big difference was using the pencil tool instead of the pen tool. This made for a … Continue reading

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