Chinmay Barve

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Alternate Reality Games (ARGs) are interactive narrative experiences that engage the player by layering a fictional world over the real world. Mobile ARG stories are often geo-specific, requiring players to visit specific locations in the world. Consequently, mobile ARGs are played infrequently and only by those who live within proximity of the locations(More)
An Alternate Reality Game (ARG) is an interactive narrative that uses the real world as a platform. An ARG layers a fictional world over the real world such that, as a player moves through the real world, a narrative structure plays out. Typically a puppetmaster monitors players from remote, making adjustments to the narrative arc as necessary (analogous to(More)
Alternate reality games (ARG) overlay a fictional story on top of the real world. Geo-location ties ARG storylines to specific locations in the real world. Unfortunately these games suffer from cross-location scalability limitation: games can only be played in very specific places. We describe location translation, a process whereby ARG locations are(More)
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