L-R: Lenore Henry, Geoff May, Preston Thorne, Ariock

056: I Love Bees Player Retrospective

Recorded live at ARGFest-o-Con on August 2nd, Steve hosts the 10-year Anniversary I Love Bees Player Panel. Four players look back at their experience finding and playing the alternate reality game, and the impact it had on their lives. Featuring Geoff May, Preston Thorne, Lenore Henry and Ariock® Knight, this is a great glimpse into …

Listener Mail!

034: I Literally Ran Into LeVar Burton

It’s our special Mailbag episode! Steve and J.C. answer your questions, and boy were there some doozies! Links mentioned in this episode: Digital Hollywood Star Trek: The Next Generation – Season Three [Blu-ray] Hybrid High ARG (video) Educurious Majestic Online Caroline (website up, but limited functionality) Watson Hollywood 2.0 podcast Transmedia Talk podcast StoryLabs podcast Transmedia …

Tome Pike

027: I’m Forever 33

We celebrate the Indie-ARG in this episode! Guests Ryan Omark, Steve Omark (We Are Earthborne), Dana Shaw and Tom Pike (The Wall Will Fall) discuss their Alternate Reality Game projects from inception through execution and completion, along with the challenges they faced and lessons they learned. Links mentioned in this episode: The Mass Effect Game …

Chris Dahlen

022: It’s Such A Good Game, Man

In this special episode, co-host J.C. Hutchins chats with narrative designer Chris Dahlen about video game writing, transmedia storytelling and “Mark of the Ninja,” an XBox Live game that Dahlen recently wrote. If you’ve ever wanted to learn about the unique narrative opportunities and challenges found in creating video games, this interview is a great primer. …