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An exploration of Disney, Blacklight and Imagine’s new #transmedia property The Runner: http://transmythology.com/2011/04/12/blacklights-the-runner-pitfalls-and-promise/ /via @simonpulman

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New ARG to keep an eye on, launching April 4 – America: 2049 http://www.argn.com/2011/03/a_little_taste_of_serennaide_from_america_2049 /via @argn #args http://america2049.com

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Case study of “Undead End” – a #transmedia radio drama with real-world engagement http://nategoldman.com/portfolio/undead-end-2 /via @planetnathan

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This is the sort of full, fleshed out experience I’d love to see produced more: http://bit.ly/hnNFJe #transmedia #storytelling #args

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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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Hoax or Transmedia? The Ethics of Pervasive Fiction – @Andrhia‘s great SXSW panel, audio: http://schedule.sxsw.com/events/event_IAP5713

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 lo fi approach to storytelling: pages of “Holy Crap” posted around NYC each w/location of next page http://www.psfk.com/2011/03/a-lo-fi-approach-to-storytelling.html

Building the world in which an alternate reality game or transmedia experience can play out successfully is like planning and directing a single-shot film. What we can learn from the single shot film “Russian Ark” and apply to ARGs and transmedia experiences.

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Unique art, but a great opportunity to tell a story or even create an ARG http://laughingsquid.com/mysterious-tiny-doors-appearing-around-san-francisco /via @rowan72 // agreed!

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Location-based stories immerse users via mobile app, Storytude: http://www.springwise.com/telecom_mobile/storytude /via @Storytellin