Share This Post and Reach Platinum Status On ‘Handles’

I’m not known for writing ‘proper reviews’… So instead, I just wanted to quickly share an experience I had yesterday at the University of Salford Creative Entrepreneur Event. It’s a social media play called ‘Handles’ (#HandlesMcr) and it’s pretty damn cool. ** Yes, some minor spoilers here, but nothing worth worrying about** Pink Status Handles,...
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The Internet Of Things – A Living, Breathing Storyworld

For any of you still unaware of what The Internet of Things (IoT) is… A simple definition would be interconnecting ALL your everyday objects; from your fridge to your washing machine to your entertainment devices to your car. Everything is connected and more importantly, they can interact with each other seamlessly. Did My Toaster Just...
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Quantum Break

Quantum Break – AAA Transmedia Binge Viewing

It’s ironic that a game about time shifting and time manipulation, seems to be stuck in an endless time loop, never getting any closer to be being released. 2015 is still so very far away!   The Past For any gamers who are still unaware of what Quantum Break is, it’s an upcoming Transmedia AAA...
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3 Ways Gaming Will Make You A Better Transmedia Storyteller

That’s right, playing games can now be classed as “research at work”… NICE. In case you haven’t guessed (or read any of my other articles) I’m a big fan of gaming… any form of gaming. This isn’t to say that I just sit down in front of the computer every night. I like to mix...
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3 Transmedia Tips From The Most Addictive Mobile Game Ever

Spring…Field? For anyone who is still unaware of the game (if that’s even possible) The Simpsons Tapped Out (TSTO) is a mobile application game available on iOS and Android devices that requires you to re-build the town of Springfield after Homer destroys it. You take control of multiple characters from the TV show and in...
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Transmedia Storyworld: Fact and Fiction

Transmedia Storyworlds: Fact or Fiction?

What’s the difference between Documentary and Drama when you’re developing a Transmedia Storyworld? I am often asked this question, so here’s a breakdown of the core Storyworld concept for both factual and fictional scenarios. Plus a look at what is the same and what is different. Rewind to the Start You know a Storyworld is...
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Did You See Snowpiercer’s “Elusive” Transmedia Campaign?

Or should I say non-existent Transmedia campaign? Have you seen the film Snowpiercer, by the Korean Director, Boon Joon-ho? It’s being a touted as a landmark multiplatform film release, due to the fact it has done such great business through Video On Demand; $5m VOD gross in 3 weeks against $3.9m in 5 weeks in...
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Taking a Social TV chainsaw to #Sharknado2

As I sit here looking out of the window next to my desk; staring out at the, grey, wet, summer storm that rages outside, watching the endless streams of water rushing into the gutters, and people running to their cars I find myself constantly thinking one thought: “How fucking AWESOME would it be if a...
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