Lee Robinson

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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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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A Social Olive Branch To TV

A Little Birdy Told Me – (Event TV Part 7)

Following on from the last episode (or read from the start…) –Tweet– Darkness, despair, loneliness, sharing my TV stand with an iPhone, Google Tablet and a MacBook Pro… And dust (so much dust) –Tweet. Tweet. Tweet– I had never felt so alone, we were reaching the end of the decade and portable devices had won,...
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TV Anywhere

100 Times per Day (Event TV – Part Six)

Click, stream, view, and repeat. More and more people were following this method of TV viewing. TV sales fell and portable devices rose like a devastating mushroom cloud. I watched helplessly as so many of my friends were discarded in favour of new, smaller, often portable screens. I’ll never forget the night they took Sanyo…...
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Are We Being Watched?

I’m Gonna Make You STREAM (Event TV – Part Five)

It’s the age-old tale of friendship and betrayal, partnerships and rivalries, business and greed… In the wake of the VCR craze, more and more people were deciding to rent and buy their favourite films and TV shows; even more so with the arrival of an enhanced way of watching… introducing, the DVD. Never underestimate how...
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The Invasion Begins (Event TV – Part Four)

So… The Internet had declared TV war, and every TV set in the country was fighting for the attention of the viewers. Networks began to create websites and fan-forums for viewers to discuss what was on TV, guides became digital and soon enough, so did episodic clips. News stations were the first to go, what were once...
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TV Suicide Street Art

WWWorld Wide What? (Event TV – Part Three)

So that was it, the first battle for television had been won, VCR came and went and the world once again sat before their humble TV set eager to watch every episode of FRIENDS and ER. They shared some laughs. We all did, but what was happening behind closed doors was no laughing matter… Little...
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