Monthly Archives: November 2008

Solipsist RPG Review

I ordered Solipsist yesterday, paper and PDF, and spent a bit of last night poring over the PDF version. I’ll start out this potted review by saying that it’s shockingly good, easily one of the best Indie games I’ve read. … Continue reading

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What’s an ARG?

The Technology column in the Guardian writes: An ARG is an interactive narrative in which players work together to solve puzzles and co-ordinate activities in the real world and online, using websites, GPS tracking devices, telephone lines, newspaper adverts and … Continue reading

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There are video games that you can actually live inside.

The following quote is from “Cybergeneration”, an RPG dating from §993 by R. Talsorian Games. With direct visual feed, projected ICONs at will, and a way of interacting with these projections, all the pieces were now in place to create … Continue reading

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Zombi RPG

the earth won’t hold the dead What if the people who were dead got up one day? What if they got up and started killing other people? What if the people they killed just got back up and killed some … Continue reading

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The Great Game

Alternate Reality Games (or Layered Reality Games) are going to be big. When someone mentions ARGs, I always think of Total Recall (the film) [thanks Eamon]. The protagonist takes a virtual holiday which interweaves the real world with a spy … Continue reading

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