Tuesday, October 18, 2011

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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