This blog currently serves as a journal of what one particular community member, Uriel Fury, has been doing. The journal is updated infrequently. This journal is for friends, family, community members to know what we've been up to at a glance. It might also help us when it comes time for portfolio evaluations.

Sunday, September 30, 2012

September 3rd - September 30th, 2012

Watched
Let's Play videos - Minecraft, Wii games, Universe Sandbox for Steam, Spelunky, and Portal - YouTube
Jimmy Two Shoes - YouTube
Eureka - Netflix
Cake Boss - Netflix
Futurama - Netflix
Smash Lab - Netflix
FRED 3: Camp Fred - Movie - Netflix
iCarly - Netflix
Fanboy and Chum Chum - Netflix
Mythbusters - Netflix
Spongebob - Netflix
DC Cupcakes - Netflix
Prototype This - Netflix
Suite Life of Zach and Cody - Netflix
Yogscast - YouTube
Farscape - Netflix
Warehouse 13 - Netflix
ParaNorman - Movie - Theatre

'veggie master' veggie burger E ordered at Denny's
Played
WarioWare D.I.Y. - 3DS
Minecraft - Computer & iPad
Little Big Planet 2 (LBP2) - PS3
Lemonade Frenzy - Online
Huebrix - Online
New Super Mario World - 3DS
Pokedex 3D - 3DS
Infamous - w/ William - PS3
Bad Piggies - Kindle
Words with Friends - w/Michele - Kindle
Triple Town - Kindle
100 Floors - Kindle
Worlds of WarCraft - Created board game
Outside play - bubbles, sidewalk chalk, Frisbee, creek, trails, and playground
E on the trails at the park the day before his 9th birthday

Read
Pass the Celery Ellery - Book
Polka Bats and Octopus Slacks - Book
The Robots are Coming - Book
The Blood Hungry Spleen - Book
Cowboy and Octopus - Book
NatGeo Kids - Magazine
Ranger Rick - Magazine
LEGO Club - Magazine
Ask! - Magazine
National Lampoon's Favourite Comics of the 21st Century - Book
Gamer Informer - Magazine
LBP2 News - PS3
Personal Twitter Feed - Online
Handwritten notes and plans for video game creation
Various menus

Researched
Ziggarats
Kilometres/Miles and conversions
Minecraft Note Blocks and how-to use them
Creating more complex circuits in Minecraft using Redstone Repeaters

Discussed
How gyroscopes work
Adding decimals
Oven usage and safety
Twitter and social networking in general
24 hour vs. 12 hour clock and methods of telling time
How 3D movies are made
How stun guns work

Wrote
Lots of notes and plans for video and board game designing
Poem - "Candy Streets"
Tweets
Labelled and wrote instructions for the board game Worlds of Warcraft that he created
Candy Streets, by E

Listened
LBP2 community created songs made using the LBP2 music sequencer
NPR in the car
Various music on Michele's Pandora account

Created/Built
Created a font
Microgames - WarioWare D.I.Y. - 3DS
Levels and characters - LBP2
Board Game, "Worlds of WarCraft"
Character Skins using Minecraft Skin Studio - iPad
Pictures with 3DS
Raised font created by E

Went/Community
Sushi Tomo
Citizen's Bank
Target
Game Stop
Giant Eagle
Oriental Market
Whole Foods
Loafers Bread Co.
Pet supply store
Denny's
War Memorial Park in Sewickley, PA
D's 6-Pax and Dogz
Oh! Yeah Ice Cream and Waffle Shop
Mad Mex
AMC Loew's Theatre
Java House
Olive Garden
Rite Aide

Health/PE/Safety
Discussed oven usage and safety
Discussed lowering headphone volume
Walking in the neighbourhood and to corner store
Internet and social networking safety
Soaking up the sun in the hammock
Outside free play
Discussed using an alarm clock again

Other
Created and set up Twitter account
Celebrated E's 9th birthday with a gathering in the park with friends
Received and Kindle Fire for birthday from Grandparents; spent time setting it up
Helped sort video game design notes and plans, place them into sheet protectors, and put them into a binder for easier storage and reference (the following two pictures are of the front of the binder and of a random page from it)