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Ten years ago I Love Bees launched and became a prominent name in Alternate Reality Gaming. It also inspired a grassroots ARG – an homage to its legacy. FInd out more here about the story and the ARG from the puppetmaster team! :@)

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ARGFest-o-Con – the annual conference/festival comprised of presentations, panels and special events showcasing the best in Alternate Reality Gaming (ARG), transmedia entertainment and serious games – is coming to Toronto, Ontario from July 26-28.

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Previously known as Transmedia Toronto, “Transmedia 101″ is a community building initiative to learn more about how to apply transmedia strategies to properties and projects, bringing like-minded innovators together to discuss, experiment and push transmedia forward.

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“Game Theory” by Roberto Ricci [Kindle] A man’s personalized alternate reality experience becomes one of life & death http://amzn.to/H1wYHZ

Chet Getram: “At ByoLogyc, you’ll not only be investing in one of the most profitable, forward-thinking biotech and lifestyle enhancement laboratories available, you’ll be helping humanity fulfill its deepest desires, and unlock its hidden destiny.”

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Fourth and final interview in the Halo Tales grassroots storytelling series — A Fistful of Arrows, with Levi Hoffmeier. Levi shares his process for creation of the comic, and his passion for art, and of course for Halo.

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Article number three in a Halo series focused on grassroots and fanfic storytellers is a Q&A with Jared Pelletier, the creator of the Halo film “Faith”, plus the official trailer.

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Article number two in a series focused on grassroots and fanfic storytellers. In this article we hear from Mike Morgan, aka Dagoonite, a fan who executed the narrative-heavy ARG “Bzzt!”, all by himself.

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First article in a series focused on grassroots and fanfic storytellers. In this article we hear from writer/director Peter Cooper, who is undertaking the creation of the Halo inspired live action film Operation Chastity.

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Introduction to a series on the Halo universe and its thriving environment of fan and grassroots storytellers. Articles to follow are interviews with community members and Halo fans who have overseen the creation and execution of various Halo-themed story projects.

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Congratulations, Evan! ~via @stitchmedia: Evan Jones has been nominated for a 2011 Premier’s Award http://www.stitchmedia.ca/blog/2011/09/2011-premiers-awards/

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“Gamification is to game design as animated gifs are to film making.” ~Brian Clark @gmdclark /via @vpisteve

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“I hate this word, but I love what it means: Edutainment” ~ @Ad1pat #TMTO

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“When #Transmedia Storytelling moves out of the heads of Intellectuals & into the hands of Emotionals, it will have arrived” via @GaryPHayes

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#ARGFest 2011 Keynote from @jchutchins – “Getting to Good”, check it out! (audio/slides) http://jchutchins.net/site/2011/09/03/argfest-keynote-2011-getting-to-good/