Author: Jstar269

Looking Back at Multimedia Production

Looking Back at Multimedia Production

Throughout the summer, my worries about how classes would be done remotely through Zoom were everywhere. From the use of equipment to partnering up for group projects to interviewing people, I was genuinely worried about how things were going to be and whether or not my grade could suffer from it. It’s December 2 as…

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The PS5 Launch, So Far

The PS5 Launch, So Far

On November 13th, my new PlayStation 5 was delivered to my dorm address. After picking it up and going home, I was genuinely amazed by it. The fact that I was able to survive the hours of pre-order purchase nightmares, the several weeks of anticipation, and the determining of what games to actually get with…

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My First Paycheck For The Future

My First Paycheck For The Future

In January 2019, I got my first official job at a real place: Panda Express. Then it was Starbucks. Then it was Taco Bell, as I was moved around in the same building on campus. It wasn’t the most fun, and I’d mostly regret my time working at Starbucks specifically, but that’s not the focus…

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My First Experiences with Adobe Premiere

My First Experiences with Adobe Premiere

As part of the class I’m in, specifically Multimedia Production, one of the key topics we’re learning about is Adobe Premiere Pro. An important program to understand for my major, it allows you to professionally edit your videos in terms of cuts, color, audio, and visuals, all in one program. It’s extremely useful, and I’ve…

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Why I’m Addicted (To Overwatch)

Why I’m Addicted (To Overwatch)

In early-mid 2016, an Open Beta for this video game launched. I was able to get in on it and play around a few matches. I enjoyed it, but as I didn’t have a job and was still in high school, I know that this would be it. The game was Blizzard’s Overwatch, which would…

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Why I’m hyped for the 12th

Why I’m hyped for the 12th

In 2013, a new generation of video game consoles truly began. While Nintendo’s Wii U video game console already launched, Sony and Microsoft were about to release their own successor: The PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Years of anticipation to what new hardware can accomplish lead to these two holding tens of millions of sales,…

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What makes a wireless mouse good

What makes a wireless mouse good

In the summer of 2018, I was buying a few things that I was going to need for an optimal college dorm experience. I just graduated high school, and wanted to get optimal gaming gear for my time on campus. I ended up with a good value headset, a mid-range gaming laptop, and a quality…

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A headset that makes sense

A headset that makes sense

Throughout the past several years, I’ve been really into video games… if it wasn’t obvious already. Since about 2013, I had my first pair a’ cans, the Turtle Beaches P11. Specifically made to work for the PlayStation 3, they were overall a great headset for me to start with for my journey into gaming, but…

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