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Awesomely Bad Training Videos: National Association of Music Merchants

Well, here’s a treat. An awesomely bad training video starring none other than Conan O’Brien. NAMM training video Advertisements

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A Few of my Favorite Things

If you are an instructional designer working with a small or non-existent budget, then you’re probably in he market for free and cheap tools online. Elearning heroes had a recent weekly challenge to share cheap and free tools that designers

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The Gamer’s Wish List: Save Me!

Here’s a bit of gaming trivia for you: What was the first video game to boast a save-game feature? Officially, it was the NES classic The Legend of Zelda, which stored your saved game file on the cartridge with the

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#165853072 / Yesterday I was chatting with my Dad. We have lots in common to talk about, and our conversations often flow seamlessly from one topic to another. I am certain that left uninterrupted, our chat could go on

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The Gamer’s Wish List: The Importance of Play Testing

Today I’m trying something a little different – a video blog generated with Adobe’s new Voice app for the iPad. Enjoy!

Posted in gaming, learning, UX

The Gamer’s Wish List: Get started already!

I have a shocking confession to make: I’ve never played Dungeons and Dragons. I’ve always wanted to play. I’ve just never had the opportunity. My husband, on the other hand, has many wonderful memories running modules, and we’ve recently had

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The Gamer’s Wish List: K.I.S.S.

Wish 2: Don’t over-complicate things. Especially when you have a good thing going.  Last summer, my brother introduced us to a wonderful board game called Castle Panic. In this strategy game, all players work together to fend of an invading horde

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