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I'm making a Retro Sci-Fi Series that teaches UI Design (Trailer)

Hey all, I run the DesignCourse YouTube channel. Over there, I've taught millions of people UI/UX & Frontend dev over the last decade+.

I've been thinking of ways to make learning more entertaining. Combine that with my other interests (music, snakes/reptiles, 80's aesthetic), and you get 'The Boja'.

The Boja takes place in the year 2082 with a fictional character (Jon Frok) played by myself, who's stationed in an unknown location and tasked with defeating an aggressive alien species by building an advanced user interface. The problem? Frok isn't a designer, he's a soldier.

Over the next 2 years, I plan to release episodes that will teach Jon Frok and my audience the essentials of UI design. Every episode will contain a few things:

  • Learning some topic of UI design
  • Retrowave/synthwave music with a guitar solo
  • A reptile

Check out the trailer I just released:

I hope people enjoy it. I put a lot of $ and work into this. I almost didn't publish it on YouTube today, because it's so out there and ridiculous.

Give me your thoughts!

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GrahamTheDev

Brilliant, cheesy (but in a good way), entertaining, the course will be epic!

I do have a (really) minor suggestion, the downward wipe where things get slightly distorted like an old video, while good for effect, does distract from the video itself as it is so frequent. As I said minor!

Honestly the production value is so impressive, really well done!

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designcourse

Thanks. By the way, this isn't for a course. It'll be free on my youtube channel. Free episodes, that is..

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GrahamTheDev

Ah I misunderstood! Ah, either way, looks epic! ❤🦄 and all that good stuff!

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Ben Sinclair

Does this make you... the Boja course man?

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Riju Ghosh • Edited on

Finally, the wait is over. In one of your videos, you mentioned about renovation work. Never thought that it will turn out to be this.

One thing for sure, people will ❤️ this.

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Michael J. Larocca

Awesome! Looking forward to this!!!

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CiKa

I've been watching you for some years now and I can only encourage you to keep up the good work! I'm looking forward to watching these episodes.

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Hanike Treisce

Learning through Kurt Russell's snakey method! 😹
I'm looking forward to watch this! 🍻

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Eldarlin

When is it coming out?

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designcourse

First episode will be released on the channel in a week or two.

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