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5 Questions Answered About Interactive Storytelling

I was asked by Kelly McErlean from Dundalk Institute of Technology to answer some questions for a book he’s writing about Interactive Storytelling and Transmedia. The questions were insightful and led to some good answers, so I’m sharing them here on the blog… —————- 1) In terms of story navigation, how have you resolved difficulties...
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Can You Believe in Interactive Stories?

There is no such thing as interactive stories. “Then, why have you been banging on about them for the last few years?” I hear you ask. Let me try and explain on this Linked In post I published last week. I published a post about this on my Linked In page last week. Read it...
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Bolton Storyworld: Codename Winterhill wins Learning on Screen Award

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Ballard and Abba… at last

Do you like Abba? We all have a special place in our hearts for at least one Abba song. Even if once upon a time they were the devil’s music. I was listening to their greatest hits CD a few years ago and it occurred to me that their music reminded me of JG Ballard’s...
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Learning Onscreen Award

Transmedia Project: Bolton Storyworld Nominated for a Learning Onscreen Award

We are very pleased to announce the nomination of a Bellyfeel and University of Bolton project as a finalist in the Learning Onscreen awards 2016. Bolton Storyworld is a transmedia thriller story made by students for students with the help and guidance of Bellyfeel. Learning on Screen is the only UK awards celebrating media production...
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WEB CODER and GRAPHIC DESIGNER Wanted!

Can You Make Beautiful Custom WordPress Sites Using CSS and PHP? Can you design infographics and print materials using Illustrator and Photoshop? ——————————— If the answer to both of those questions is yes – then we have a job for you. We need a talented individual who has excellent skills in web coding and graphic...
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Fighting for Mobile Attention against Games and Social

The mobile battlefield is so barren and cruel that traditional media producers rarely venture there. They still fire in video (from a distance) – and win some minor skirmishes, especially with short-form content. But they don’t understand the environment and would never dare to go hand to hand with the audience. Next year, there will...
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How to Connect with Modern Transmedia Audiences

The Quickest (and Cheapest) Way To Access Practical Transmedia Expertise

If transmedia expertise and audience engagement strategies are what you’re after – then look no further… Here’s 140 pages containing over 33 highly effective techniques you can steal and implement to create successful interactive storytelling for new devices and platforms. I’m a proud author today! This is my book. It’s called: Set the Storyworld to Random. You need...
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