SnoutCast #87: Alternate Reality Games, Part 2 of 3

More of our extended conversation with ARG enthusiasts Matthew Schuler and Sean C. Stacey!


[ Download mp3 – 27 MB ]

01:15 – community and puzzle density
03:49 – “distributed action,” e.g., I Love Bees pay phones
06:56 – puzzle-solving vs. problem-solving
08:44 – what’s next for ARGs?
12:35 – what is a “pseudo-ARG”?
17:31 – plot tropes and genre innovation
20:28 – the immersion question
22:35 – never forget Boston!
24:46 – also, wild turkeys? SRSLY
26:26 – Friday: DeeAnn‘s birthday!
28:03 – PuzzleHuntCalendar.com, etc.
29:16 – The End

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Music: instrumentals from “Code Monkey” and “Re: Your Brains” by Jonathan Coulton

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