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transmedia storyworld

Can You See My Storyworld?

I’m holding a red balloon in my hands… It has no air in it so it’s long, thin and stretchy. This is my story – this balloon. Just a simple story with a beginning, a middle and an end. One line of narrative. If I move this way, it disappears altogether. If you’re too far...
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Storyworld Expansion Across Social Networks

Transmedia or Social Media? Storyworld Expansion Across Social Networks

So, what does Storyworld Expansion Across Social Networks mean? In one sense the answer is simple – it’s pretty self-explanatory: Stretching or fragmenting the world of your story onto public social media sites and forums. That’s the easy answer… But how is it done? What are the rules? Are there even any rules? If an idea...
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Geo Storyworlds

Where in the WORLD do you find a Geo Story?

In Salford Storyworld of course… I gave a talk a couple of years ago at Media City UK about a geo-enabled interactive storytelling system I worked on called On Location. On Location was a geo locative storytelling system for education and the real world that pinned LOCAL stories to the GLOBAL map and vice versa....
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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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Storyworld Hangout

Transmedia Hangout: How To Get Yourself In A Storyworld Frame of Mind

As part of being at the Conducttr Conference 2014, we hosted a Google Hangout featuring some very fascinating practitioners and experts from the world of Transmedia. Recorded at 3pm GMT Thursday 9th October… This is a 1 hour Google Hangout featuring Jill Golick and Robert Pratten – hosted by Krishna Stott. It is a discussion about...
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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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Storyworld Development

Storyworld and Transmedia Article Roundup 2013

Now that you are (hopefully) back up to speed after the Xmas and New Year break I want to share a recap with links to the best and most useful Storyworld and Transmedia blog articles from our blog last year. 3 Transmedia Tips From An 8 Year Old Girl Trends, Agility and Simplicity – makes...
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2000AD Storyworld

Storyworld Countdown – Top 5

What’s your favourite Storyworld? I’ve been writing an E-Course about Storyworld building so they are really on my mind – all possible shapes, sizes and flavours. Here are the most memorable Storyworlds from my pop culture diet of 44 years… (You will notice that there’s not an ARG in sight! Why do you think that...
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