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Welcome Back

Welcome back, coyotes, to the 2016-2017 school year here at SWCTA. I am looking forward to what I hope is the best year yet. I have a great group of kids that I know will be successful. Let’s make this year great.

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GameWorks is here!

As I’m sure many of you have heard, GameWorks is coming to Town Square Las Vegas. It has 8700 square feet of games, a bowling alley, a restaurant, and an actual E-Sports Arena. If you are looking for a job tied to your program area, go on down and apply.

http://www.gameworks.com/

http://www.gameworks.com/locations/las-vegas-nevada

http://www.gameworks.com/esports

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Ouya Fever

Video game project Ouya was a kickstarter powerhouse raisingĀ $8,596,474 which was 904% of goal. I will be bringing an OUYA console into the lab to inspire our Video Game students to create. OUYA is a fantastic platform for the independent developer with a test console mode provided on the unit to fully test games before submitting to the OUYA market. I hope my advanced students will take on the challenge to actually publish a game to a global market.

http://kck.st/Mfvs9y

https://www.ouya.tv/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ouya

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Hello World!

Hello, I’m Mr. Lively. I am so excited to be joining SWCTA this year to teach Video Game Design and Development. I have been with CCSD for 5 years, and I have taught IT, 3D Animation, Video Production, and Broadcast. I am a big video game fan, and I’m very eager to be teaching such a fun and exciting topic. I truly hope that my students become the superstars of the future in Video Games or whatever field they choose.