Alternate Reality Game Antecedents via Infocult

I’ve made some inept attempts to relate some of what Bryan Alexander opened up in my skull during his ELI presentation on alternate reality games. For the benefit of the poor souls who’ve been on the receiving end of my incoherent harangues, I follow up with a pointer to Bryan’s post on ARG antecedents (just updated) — a short collection of literary works, participatory games and hoaxes that give a sense of the cultural flavour for this emerging genre.

I am haunted by an uncanny sense there needs to be some Poe added, but can’t think of the appropriate tale, some kind of brainlock…

About Brian

I am a Strategist and Discoordinator with UBC's Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology. My main blogging space is Abject Learning, and I sporadically update a short bio with publications and presentations over there as well...
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