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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

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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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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A great look at #ARGs and narrative completion/success, by @Andrhia in response to an article by @Storythings http://www.deusexmachinatio.com/blog/2011/7/9/good-endings.html

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Excellent talk at #TEDx Halifax from Evan Jones @stitchmedia on suspension of disbelief http://youtu.be/yVkW-yvWbZE #storytelling #args

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Interactive multimedia isn’t #transmedia Nor is providing a complementary web-based multimedia experience to a tv show. #stx1

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“Platforms & transitions should ride on the back of emotional story architecture. NOT the other way around.” @im2b #transmedia #storytelling

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On and on she goes… Insightful words once again from @vpisteve: What the hell *is* #Transmedia http://www.stevepeters.org/2011/05/18/what-the-hell-is-transmedia/ (Why do I do this??)

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“Whether you speak to 5 or 500, you need to tell a story.” The Importance of The Narrative http://www.bothsidesofthetable.com/2011/05/17/the-importance-of-the-narrative @msuster #storytelling

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“Story telling is very powerful, lets ensure we are telling the right stories.” http://empowering-girls.blogspot.com/2011/05/story-telling-is-powerful-but-what-are.html #storytelling

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Brilliant. — Reawakening the Grand Narrative – from @Jeff_Gomez | Tribecafilm.com http://www.tribecafilm.com/tribecaonline/future-of-film/Reawakening-the-Grand-Narrative.html #storytelling

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Excellent ongoing discussion about reclaiming #transmedia #storytelling on FB via @GMDclark http://m.facebook.com/login.php?refsrc=http://untiny.me/&w2m&_rdr