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After sixteen years of planning, the revolution is about to begin by accident, and outcast rebel Sun Yat-sen is about to be the head of a republic.
Watch on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ibj1IZ-w60s
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Video games provide catharsis in a very unusual way from film and literature, and understanding how they do that is important for creating deep emotional experiences. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hmEa-YAcFk8

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Before Dune and Lord of the Rings, the type of rigorous, almost mythic worldbuilding that we now associate with fantasy and science fiction series just didn’t exist. So we're going to analyze what they did right! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oUqd_3OKu-I

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Inis Fáil is the Isle of Destiny, in Ireland. It was here that the Children of the Danu were sent on a quest to find their destiny, but they would have to encounter the Fir Bolg first... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EfPfWsVRAkg

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Tokyo in 1897 was a hotbed of Chinese reformers, Philippine independence fighters, Japanese ultranationalists and student radicals of all stripes. Sun’s objective was clear: not only did he need to build a coalition from these rival groups, he needed to make them into an army.
Watch on YouTube:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uOIdiZ2zjUU

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Beyond audio making us feel immersed and emotionally invested in the game we're playing, audio can give us a lot of critical gameplay information. There's a fine art to doing audio correctly in a game with a complex soundscape like Overwatch.
Watch on YouTube:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0mCdd-6Bxo4

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New Extra History!
The Revive China society had been disbanded. Sun was banned from Hong Kong. And he was about to get kidnapped in London by the Qing who had been watching him for the past year. But there was still hope for a revolution... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bt1TZHXkQ4Y

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We're going on our annual holiday break soon! Here's what to look forward to in 2019! Episode break running Dec. 23-Jan. 9.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NRHf-ZyaCug

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"Education has a transformative power that can set young minds on paths unforeseen by unlocking skills or talents that kids didn’t even know were there. But can video games change lives? After what happened in my classroom," says high school English teacher Patrick, "I can without a doubt say yes."
Watch on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NZsAWciOS4w

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On December 5th, a figure of light and holiness comes to cleave the darkness: Saint Nicholas, bearing treats for children who’ve learned their prayers. And behind him stalks Krampus, whip in hand, to punish children who have not. New Extra Mythology: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=12_Z93KZnfA
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