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Physical objects and items created for ARGs and transmedia storytelling.

At ARGFest 2010, the Artifact Creation 101 workshop gave a hands-on experience creating memorable and relevant story items, “artifacts”. There is great benefit to expanding a story into the real world for the audience through physical props and artifacts.

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F8 Comes Knocking at My Door: Dexter ARG Hits Close to Home http://bit.ly/9Dk0ER /via @ARGN #args #transmedia

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“Professor unfairly terminated amidst research concerns” #animism #thegodslake #args http://twitpic.com/2jhgwa

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Mysterious Secret Library Card, what does it all mean? http://twitpic.com/2f1pbp #secretlibrarycard /via @BARGBARG, @TigersHungry

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via @toenolla:The results of our amazing artifact creation workshop at #ARGFest on @Workbook Project – http://bit.ly/bXNRxt #args

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SocksInc puppet creation workshop #ARGfest http://twitpic.com/266wvk

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.@varin showcases some ARG artifact examples in the artifact creation workshop #ARGfest http://twitpic.com/25kfhq

Tupperware. In the woods. Who wouldn’t want to find that? Well if you do, you’re probably a geocacher, or else you’d make a good one. What’s great about geocaching is its flexibility to be used as a story-telling tool, incorporating real-world tasks and rewarding players.

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Kamishibai Kids – spontaneous, dynamic, interactive #storytelling with paper http://bit.ly/bYg0Wi

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RT @carbonfibah: GKNOVA6 Live Drop Article Now Live! Documents included! http://bit.ly/9yWDzt #CoDz #wpc #gknova6 #treyarch #arg #transmedia

It’s prompting nostalgic retro-flashbacks to the 80′s, all this hype for the upcoming film Tron: Legacy – a sequel to the classic cult sci-fi adventure from 1982 Tron. But the new face of Tron presented by 21st century technology and special effects has the fan-base in a tizzy.

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About the time of Levi’s launch of their new “Go Forth” campaign, reports began popping up of nifty packages being delivered from the Levi Strauss and Co. Archives in San Francisco. Days after I reported the press release at ARGN.com, 4DF received a package!

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Celebrities are a hot target for ransoms and blackmail. So is it any surprise that Seth Green of Idle Hands and Austin Powers fame has now had to likewise suffer a life-altering, catastrophic tragedy?

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