4D Fiction

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“People have forgotten how to tell a story. [There's no] middle or end any more. [only] a beginning that never stops beginning” ~S.Spielberg

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

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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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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Neat use of UV – Warren Ellis/D’Israeli comic about augmented reality with secret UV backstory http://www.boingboing.net/2011/07/05/warren-ellisdisraeli.html /via @addlepated

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When I’m telling a story, I repeat this mantra (top of pic). You should too. http://twitpic.com/5g7zcd /via @jchutchins #storytelling

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Looking forward to this in 2012: via @Andrhia: So exited to announce A Creator’s Guide to #Transmedia #Storytelling! http://www.deusexmachinatio.com/blog/2011/6/23/a-creators-guide-to-transmedia-storytelling.html

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“Give people a story to tell.” ~ @mikemonello #stx1 #storytelling

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“The more digital our lives become, the more tangible our stories needs to be” ~@mikemonello #stx1 #storytelling

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Cell phones used for delivery of significant history as a tour in under-developed Peru city; distributed screen http://qosqollika.org #stx1

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Does fan-fiction a #transmedia IP make? Can it be a transmedia production itself? #stx1

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What potential harm could I cause? Could this get me sued/arrested? Who else does stuff like this? #stx1 #ethics #transmedia #storytelling

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Questions to ask: Is this story so realistic that people will be fooled?
What about people who only see one piece out of context? #stx1