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The Lakeside PokeGo Gym

By: Giuseppe Liquori Location: Miller Center at Lakeside 3 teams are competing to be “the very best, like no one ever was,” at Champlain College’s Miller Center – the contest to control its gym is never-ending. This is – Pokemon GO! You’ve probably heard about this GPS-based augmented reality game from Niantic by now; social […]

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Photogrammetry and Photorealistic Virtual Reality

Guest Blogger: Kai Godfrey, Game Design ‘18   Imagine a technology that would allow you to put on a Virtual Reality headset and be instantly immersed in a photorealistic simulation of any place on Earth…or even fictional worlds, rendered almost indistinguishably detailed compared to the real world. Believe it or not, this technology already exists. […]

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Summer, Scrums, and Critiques

By Giuseppe Liquori Summer ‘16 is here! For the Emergent Media Center (EMC), summer is the busiest time of year – we’re working on a myriad of projects and the absence of classes gives the student employees the ability to produce great work at top speed. The extra time also allows for the studio to […]

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The EMC Experience

Being an employee at the EMC has really been an amazing experience. I know that personally I have grown as a person and gained many skills that will help me in my future career. My colleagues and I decided to do a little investigating into how everyone else who worked here felt about their jobs […]

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18 Months (and counting) at the EMC

by Giuseppe Liquori I’ve worked at Champlain College’s Emergent Media Center (EMC) beginning as a Marketing Assistant and evolving into a Communications Assistant (a title change I consider to be more fitting, but I digress). Applying for a position here is one of the best decisions I’ve made during my time at Champlain College. I […]

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Why Getting a Job at the EMC is Best for College Students

by Michael Goldman and Keeshawn Nicholson If you’re a college student, you understand the value of a dollar, and you’ve began to personally experience the old adage ‘money doesn’t grow on trees’. The cost of books, tuition, and hanging out with friends on the weekend adds up and getting a job becomes the ideal solution […]

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BREAKAWAY’s Journey

By Ann DeMarle As we turn to the holiday season, I’ve been reflecting on all of the travel we’ve done during holidays past due to our United Nations sponsored BREAKAWAY, the game initiative addressing violence against women and girls. It may be the EMC project mostly likely to be nominated as the soul of the […]

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The Games We Play

By Giuseppe Liquori I decided to explore what kind of games people enjoy and how they enjoy them, asking the EMC students and our social media following.  In a completely unscientific approach, a survey was sent out with various gaming related questions asking what kind of games you like and why. Contrary to your parents’ […]

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A Student’s Perspective at a Recent EMC Brainstorm Session

By Giuseppe Liquori Burlington, VT– A few weeks ago, on a snowy Monday, Champlain’s Emergent Media and Cooperrider Center for Appreciative Inquiry brought together business leaders, management professors, and students to collaborate with the objective to play with game design principles and co-create an online platform for the world’s first “Nobel-level” prizes for businesses who […]

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