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Posted 2008-03-09 by Tony Walsh
 
 
     
 
Thanks to Dee Cook and Dan Hon of Six to Start for joining me yesterday on a last-minute SXSWi panel entitled "Cross-Media Cross-Pollination: Mashing Up Video Games and ARGs."

We chatted about how ARGs and video games relate, and how these two game-forms might learn from each other. There were at least 60 people in attendance, many of whom were probably expecting the original panel "ARGs: The Future of Entertainment." Given that we only lost a few people during our panel, and given the number of eyeballs focused on the panelists, I think it was a success. Attendees joined in the discussion during and after the panel--I'm hosting a follow-up conversation on Monday at 3:30pm if anyone at the conference is interested in further conversation about ARGs and video games.
 
     
 
   
 
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Comment posted by Gary Hayes
March 10, 2008 @ 6:04 am
     
 
Hi Tony - sounds like your having fun. Here is a nice mash-up for you, one of those LAMP mixed-reality, miniARGs - enjoy. YouTube video of 'Old Forest' Feb 2008

Best Gary
 
     
 
     
   
 
 
     
 
     
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