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13th Street Universal’s “The Witness” makes heavy use of augmented reality in a live and interactive film http://youtu.be/Yis6is8v9jA #AR

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From “rabbithole” to “bobblehead”, here’s a sample construction of an experience through a full blown transmedia production, composed of multiple products and campaigns, numerous entry points and levels of engagement, and many platforms of delivery. Of course, in no way is this a complete or definitive experience, but only an example among endless possibilities. Presented without labels or buzzwords, this is one possible engagement, from beginning to …end?

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Great diagram from @StitchMedia! http://bit.ly/transmediacircles #transmedia // Yes! THIS is what I’ve been attempting to describe :)

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The Smithsonian and MIT launch new mystery Alternate Reality Game geared to 11-14yos: “Vanished” http://www.argn.com/2011/03/the_smithsonian_and_mit_helps_your_kids_get_vanished /via @ARGN #ARGs

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Back in “the day” (mere years ago), there were these things called “ARGs”. I remember them: amazing experiences that involved their audience, told stories, had puzzles and games that were fun and made sense in their contexts. Now what was once just a single story told across multiple platforms has evolved into “transmedia”

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A great video of @AdrianHon‘s SXSW talk about ‘Putting the Game back into ARGs’ http://vimeo.com/21268546

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What ARG Makers Can Learn from UI Designers | Workbook Project http://workbookproject.com/culturehacker/2011/03/17/sxsw-what-arg-makers-can-learn-from-ui-designers #transmedia #antitransmedia #sxsw /via @addlepated

If the resulting story of an ARG is repackaged and distributed in novelized form for example, could audiences at some point start seeking out a return on their investment?

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#Geocaching Evolution – The Themed Multi-Cache http://bit.ly/cRUmbc /via @GoGeocaching #storytelling

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via @arg_deaddrop: In the LA area tomorow afternoon and fancy following a serial killer’s trail? http://bit.ly/bWKUtA #dexter #args

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Dexter fans – new ARG launched at Comic-Con, take a look: http://sleepsuperbly.com | http://serialhuntress.com #args

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Tron Press conference: Done. Fan panel: 11:15am Pacific. Identity Raid: 11:30am Pacific. http://4dfiction.com/live/identityraid #FlynnLives

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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Welcome to the newly updated 4DFiction.com!
A long time in coming, but the update is complete (I couldn’t bring myself to roll it out on April 1st). And, as a kick-off to the new template, 4DFiction has a brand spanking new design.

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