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Gaming can make a better world: McGonigal TED talk

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Alternate Reality Gaming – Ingredients

Any ARG has several key ingredients such as a puppet master a rabbit hole a curtain TING rhetoric A puppet master is the person controlling the game, giving out clues and keeping an eye on plot development. The starting point … Continue reading

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Introducing Alternate Reality Gaming

In 2008 I first came across Alternate Reality Gaming (ARG) in an episode of the popular TV-show Numb3rs and I was intrigued. It was a form of gaming that apparently did not stop when it encountered physical reality but made … Continue reading

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Convergence Culture.

Convergence Culture. Where old and new media collide – Henry Jenkins A good book, filled with examples of how our usage of media has changed –and is continuing to do so. The tone is friendly and on the positive side. … Continue reading

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Oh’ the Gameness of it all

‘Gamification’ ‘Serious games’ and ‘Gameful’. There are blogs, books, articles and summits being held discussing these new game-concepts. Inspirational people come together to hold inspirational talks while the world is listening. The sliding grip we have on these new words … Continue reading

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ARG vs. MMORPG: More real and more social.

I wanted to dive into the realm of Alternate Reality Games and find out more about how they work, why they work and what experiences they bring to the players. I expected this gaming genre to create all sorts of … Continue reading

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