4D Fiction

Exploring the many dimensions of creative storytelling...

Browsing Posts published in July, 2011

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The 5 most insane Alternate Reality Games | Cracked.com http://www.cracked.com/article_19346_the-5-most-insane-alternate-reality-games.html #ARGs #Transmedia /via @varin

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Posted earlier: Reminiscing about childhood pencil and paper gaming, about discovery and adventure (and now #ARGs http://4dfiction.com/2011/07/the-childhood-joy-of-discovery-and-adventure/

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New speaker announced for @ARGFest Bloomington — @LanceWeiler! Info:http://2011.argfestocon.com/2011/07/27/speaker-announcement-lance-weiler/ #ARGs #ARGFest

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*New #Countdown alert!! Aug 21 10:43am* What is The Darkest Puzzle? http://thedarkestpuzzle.com #ARGs #Cloudmakers?

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“The plot of a story should be somewhat simple. It is the characters who will make things complicated.” ~@samhiti #storytelling

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In which I reminisce about childhood pencil and paper gaming, of discovery and adventure, and now #ARGs http://4dfiction.com/2011/07/the-childhood-joy-of-discovery-and-adventure/

A look back at a point in my childhood that began my love for creative, interactive storytelling. How a period of playing imaginative, paper-based adventures with my best friend – hand-drawn mazes and maps we made for each other to explore and from which to escape – paved the way to what I’ve come today to know as ‘alternate reality gaming’.

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“Red Cloud Rising: The Fifth Wall” – ‘alternate-reality game played in primary reality’ | NYTimes http://nyti.ms/nZxtYs /via @nytimestheater

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At IGDA Summit, Jordan Weisman: “What’s the value of a good idea if it’s just sitting in your head?” Trans: MAKE COOL STUFF /via @jchutchins

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What’s a “story”? | Scientific American http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/a-blog-around-the-clock/2011/07/13/telling-science-stories-wait-whats-a-story/ // applicable to ‘storyworld’ vs ‘story’ in #transmedia #storytelling

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Is It Really #Transmedia Storytelling? Another wonderful illustration from @vpisteve! http://www.scribd.com/doc/59897583/Is-It-Really-Transmedia #antitransmedia

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Introducing #Transmedia #Toronto Meetup – http://www.meetup.com/Transmedia-Toronto/ – join the group if you’re in the area and keep informed! /via @kulturvulturz