Beyond Reality: A Guide to Alternate Reality Gaming / Edition 1

Beyond Reality: A Guide to Alternate Reality Gaming / Edition 1

by John W. Gosney
     
 

ISBN-10: 1592007376

ISBN-13: 9781592007370

Pub. Date: 07/08/2005

Publisher: Cengage Learning


"Beyond Reality: A Guide to Alternate Reality Gaming" serves as a comprehensive introduction to this fascinating topic. It covers various aspects of alternate reality gaming, including its history and development of an ARG game (e.g. the "puppet master" role). It also introduces components of ARG games, explaining to inexperienced players how to play an ARG…  See more details below

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"Beyond Reality: A Guide to Alternate Reality Gaming" serves as a comprehensive introduction to this fascinating topic. It covers various aspects of alternate reality gaming, including its history and development of an ARG game (e.g. the "puppet master" role). It also introduces components of ARG games, explaining to inexperienced players how to play an ARG and covers devices (such as GPS devices, etc.). Readers will get tips regarding ARG strategies and will be able to play their own sample "game" that is contained within the pages of the book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781592007370
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
07/08/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents


1. Unreality: A Brief History of ARG 2. Beyond Reality: Approaching an ARG 3. Past Reality: An Annotated ARG, Part I 4. Past Reality: An Annotated ARG, Part II 5. Down the Rabbit Hole: Introducing "Route 66" 6. Route 66 ARG, Part II 7. Route 66 ARG, Part III (Conclusion) 8. A Post-ARG Analysis 9. Web Design for Puppetmasters, Part I 10. Web Design for Puppetmasters, Part II Appendix A Online ARG Resources

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