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My Creation Theory for World Mythology


For my World Mythology class at Full Sail University,  I had to make up a creation theory. Keep in mind this is completely make believe 😉  Let me know what you all think!

 Terra

In the beginning there was darkness, and in that darkness marveled a bright and glowing being known as The One. (Supreme Being: The One is the one that crafted the universe) For thousands of years, The One wondered in the darkness searching for his purpose. Tired from all the searching, The One closed his eyes and started to contemplate the meaning of his life. As he was floating through the darkness, he realized that something was missing in his life, light. Grasping that he had plenty of light to share, The One took pieces of his light and dispersed them throughout the darkness, calling them stars. Satisfied with his work, he floated around for a while studying what he had done.

Once again, The One began to feel like something was missing. Like last time, he closed his eyes and let himself just drift. He opened his eyes and understood that he didn’t have anyone to talk to and to appreciate his work! He closed his eyes once more and tried to imagine the brightest and most striking thing conceivable. The One thought so hard that he was enfeebled and lost consciousness. When he awoke, he saw precisely what he had imagined. What he had created was so bright, that it made his stars almost vanish. To fix this, he took what he had created and extinguished it’s light. After, he began to roll it in a ball with his hands. He then began dispersing each ball he fashioned throughout the darkness, making sure each ball was correctly lit.

The One recognized his work was done and decided to create his successor. He knew who ever took his place had to be compassionate, pardoning and supporting. He summoned up every last grain of strength he had left and produced Terra. Understanding that his work was done, he extinguished his light and fell into an everlasting slumber. (Generations After: Terra was The One’s successor and became in charge of creating the rest of the universe and creating life from what The One created) Terra began looking at what her father had created. After a few thousand years of wondering around, she began to grow unhappy. Terra sat down on one of her father’s formations and started weeping.  She cried so much that her tears began to cover the ground where she sat. Terra bawled herself to sleep and had a terrible nightmare. It was about tiny beings that were swarming all over her and calling her mother. When she awoke the tiny beings were gripping on to her for dear life. It appeared that her tears had washed off tiny beings on her figure and they were holding onto her for dear life so they wouldn’t drown. (Birth: When Terra cried herself to sleep, her tears washed off tiny creatures, this created the creatures of Terra)

When Terra saw the creatures, she immediately fell in love with them. Being that she covered what she called Terra with her tears, the tiny creatures didn’t have anywhere to go.  She felt pity for them and with her last ounce of strength she split her body apart into several large pieces of land and scattered them throughout Terra. (Diver’s Myth: Terra felt sorry for what she had done to the tiny creatures of Terra, So she split herself into several pieces of land for them to live on)  For a few hundred years, life was peaceful. The creatures lived in harmony and worked together to make life enjoyable. But over time, the creatures forgot about Terra sacrificing her body for them to live on.  As the creatures multiplied, so did their beliefs. They broke off into what they called “Clans” and started warring with each other. Land was burned and life was taken. Terra will never be the same again. (Loss of Innocence: After Terra gave herself to the creatures of Terra, life was calm. But over time the creatures lost their faith with Terra and began to war, murder and burn)

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Week 3 Written Opinion – Era: 1986-1994


Personal Computers also became a contender for the gaming market during this time.

What made PCs a popular choice for gamers over the typical consoles?

In the early 1990s, Sega and Nintendo discovered they had a new opponent entering the market.  The PC had began to take take over the new generation of video  game manufacturers, as the Era of Multimedia began. As sound was becoming more common in PCs, Roland and Turtle Beach were manufacturing sound cards that could handle audio files. Early PCs came with built-in speakers, but they weren’t that great. In 1989, Creative Labs introduced a cheap sound card called “Sound Blaster.” The card came with input/output jacks, MIDI/joystick port, and a 11 voice FM synthesizer. The “Sound Blaster” also became the top selling add-on card in the market. The “Sound Blaster” became the standard of the industry and companies like Gravis and MediaVision began to release their own versions of Sound Blaster. In the book “The Ultimate History of Video Games,” it mentions that Macintosh computers were more suited for gaming because the monitors had a higher resolution than the PC monitors and PCs have more compatibility problems than Macintosh.

I think that the reason PCs were becoming more popular in the early 1990s was because of the rise of multimedia. Computers were becoming more advanced visually and under the hood. The specs we’re going up and the prices were going down. People could use the computers for many purposes including web surfing, gaming, and offline use. Consoles back then were only able to do one thing, which was to play games. We can still see a little bit of that today, but as technology is advancing, consoles and electronics are becoming more powerful and mobile. This is why we see games today coming out on more than one console. Not only does it produce more profit, but it allows the buyer a little more of a variety. For some of the more popular games, developers like to make them compatible with a select console. This may seem to limit the fan base a little bit, but in the end it may produce more profit for the consoles because players may purchase a console with a sole purpose to only play a specific game.

Thanks for reading! I hope you all enjoyed as this was an assignment for my Game History class. Feel free to comment with any ideas or thoughts!