Re: Effective use of video in software tutorials?

Subject: Re: Effective use of video in software tutorials?
From: Tony Chung <tonyc -at- tonychung -dot- ca>
To: "keithpurtell -at- keithpurtell -dot- com" <keithpurtell -at- keithpurtell -dot- com>
Date: Sun, 1 Apr 2012 00:43:15 -0700

My kids laugh hysterically over the Yogscast Minecraft walk throughs.
They showed me one today where they grew a t-Rex in a ravine and then
sent a cow down, hoping hat it would get eaten. Instead they acted
like two Lego dogs who met for the first time.

-Tony



On 2012-03-31, at 11:02 PM, Keith Purtell <keithpurtell -at- keithpurtell -dot- com> wrote:

> Each and every reply I've gotten had ideas I'll putting to good use. And, as always, Peter has skewered those who who do this kind of thing badly with scathing wit. Having suffered through several awful YouTube tutorials, I found his re-creation screamingly hilarious.
>
> Keith
>
> On 3/30/2012 10:13 PM, Peter Neilson wrote:
>>
>> As you can see [NO, I CAN'T. WHERE?] we've got the frobnatz here. So we
>> just move over here [WHERE?] and right-click to bring up the, oops, we
>> didn't get it. There. It's docked to the left side. I hope it's not off
>> your video. [WHAT IS IT? YOU NEVER SAID A NAME. WHY DO WE NEED IT?] So
>> we just enter the number from before [I DIDN'T SEE THAT. WHAT NUMBER?
>> WHERE?] and click over here [LIKE, WHERE?] and we're done. Next we'll
>> show how to use it in the gazoing-ploot.
>

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