Saturday, September 27, 2008

Of illness, WoW, and weddings...

Project work at the ETC has been advancing at a steady yet exciting pace. I am finding myself facing a HUGE game design challenging: designing an interactive gameplay experience that can sustain an opt-in audience for 3 hours. Eek! Challenging, yes, but I can do it! If you're curious about my project this semester, you can read up about it here:

Progress has been impeded slightly by a few days of illness on my part. It's been a strange sickness, with fever dreams and dizziness. It's like having the feeling of having slept on a boat, and getting that leftover dizzy off-balance feeling even while awake. Bleh. I have been dutifully sent home and to bed day after day by my producer, advisors, and professors. I am TERRIBLE at being sick. I feel so guilty that I can't be contributing! It's a silly thing, I know, and logic brain's emotional brain's fault.

WoW has become much more exciting of a hobby since I nosed my Insomniacs into transferring their mains to my realm, and since some other ETC guildies were able to transfer their mains (the PvE -> PvP transfer enable was the best ever!). We are preparing for a guild Karazhan run, which will be the most fun ever! It's almost like we're a real guild, albeit a casual and super low-key one.

 I am hoping my sickness subsides soon, for Kyle and Angel's wedding is but a week away! How exciting!! It'll be nice to spend time with the ballers on this happy occasion. I miss them terribly!

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