(May 2003 - March 2007.) Tama's thoughts on the blogosphere, podcasting, popular culture, digital media and citizen journalism posted from a laptop computer somewhere in Perth's isolated, miniature, urban jungle ...

Can you drool in machinima?

Tuesday, October 19, 2004
That's it, I'm moving to Melbourne. Why: an official, free, creative and public-focused gaming centre at the ACMI. Details via News.com.au:
Computer game players have found a home in one of Australia's cultural institutions.

In what it claims to be a world first, the Australian Centre for the Moving Image has allocated permanent space on the ground floor of its Melbourne premises for discussing, playing and watching computer games.

The lab's two rooms in Federation Square, which replace the centre's retail store, will be used for workshops and forums on commercial and independent games.

Workshop topics will include making videos using computer games (known as machinima), software and hardware modifying and online communities.
Read more... If there are any lecturing jobs in Melbourne in the near, future, I'm going to be trying really hard to get one...


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