Everything Counts

Everything counts when you play an ARG (Alternate Reality Game). It could small as all as a ring, or as big as a city, , anything can and will be used to further the plot. You should be on the ball because there will be clues and puzzles, etc. that are difficult to solve.

SpiderScribe

The fabulous thing about ARG’s is that you can let your imagination run free. It can span galaxies (just make sure that all the actions occur on Earth) or be as simple as solving a murder. I like to use SpiderScribe™ software to keep track of all sorts of things from names of NPC (Non-Player […]

How to…

Make your ARG more realistic: Refer/embed [to] real places Refer/talk about [to] real activities Start a website they can access freely Start a website that requires a key/clue to access it Get a good artist to design your logo and webpages Suggest a website where they can discuss the ARG privately Set-up dropboxes/places all over […]

Story Based ARGs

I tend to write story heavy ARGs. They are mostly about fictitious places or real places with fictional characters. As all ARGs are. But, I flatter myself that can tell a heck of a story. Up in the mountains of W. Djahar live a tribe of people with vastly superior technical abilities. They are descendants […]