Rachel Morris

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January 1st, 2019

Now begins my month of Freedom… I’ll be in India in February, so there’s no point in looking for a job right now. I’m going to use this month to create some educational games to sell. For the first time in probably like half a decade, some time to JUST focus on building something IMPORTANT …

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Anonymous student reviews – 2018

From my time teaching at JCCC 🙂 One of my favorite teachers ever at JCCC–love the way she engages with her students and teaches!I loved this class! Rachel is the best!Course materials and class content was excellent. Professor Morris did a great job of creating course materials in a logical and easy to understand manner. …

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Who is my childhood art for?

I’ve been dragging around 20 years of diaries and old art for years, unsure of what to do with it. Every time I move (about once per year), it’s such a pain to haul all these old books around, and I wonder whether I should even get rid of them. Is there any point to …

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DIY Christmas Gifts 2k18

I have kids in my life this year. They’re not my children, and they’re not directly related to me, but let’s call them my nieces and nephews that I visit weekly or every-few-weeks. I’ve been learning a lot about kids because it’s been forever that I’ve even been around kids – for example, if you buy …

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Programming Languages

Agghh, so I’ve been refactoring my ezha engine to make it more manageable but here’s the thing… I’m a C++ programmer and I don’t have the same depth of knowledge in Python as I do in C++. I keep trying to write everything like I would in C++, and I don’t fully understand the finer …

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To Do List

I was sick this entire Thanksgiving break. 🙁But, I’m also going to be out of a job until at least March once this semester is over. So the stuff I wanted to do this break, I just need to think about for this hiatus. Let’s see… Websites Update the Moosader.com website Update the Áya Dan website …

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The most loving game

I’ve never heard “I love you” so much in a game before. You can also play it on PC or on mobile In One Hour One Life, all the other characters are actual players. You begin as a baby (or an “Eve”, the first in a lineage), and, if you’re a female, you sporadically have …

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Zombie Maker – Ready to play!

It’s Thanksgiving Week… I caught a cold on Monday… But I FINISHED THE ZOMBIE MAKER TODAY! … Or well, I may add in additional items to it based on feedback, but it’s usable! Zombify yourself – use the Zombie Maker to turn yourself into a Zombie. Then, post a comment with your zombiness: …and then …

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Good Morning 2018: A game about mass shootings

This morning, I woke up to news about shootings in Chicago, Denver, and St Louis. But it’s not the first morning I’ve checked my phone and seen news like this. It happens all the time in the United States. I made this small clicker game, using real data from GunViolenceArchive.org, to illustrate what it’s like …

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I always beat myself up during holidays… (My internal monologue)

Oh, I have some free time? I don’t immediately have a ton of work to get done? Be productive. Utilize every second to make something. Don’t relax. You’re wasting a precious, finite resource: free time. Or, try to relax. Why aren’t you relaxing? Stop being bad at being a human. Stop working so much. Just …

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