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Fiction needs to be opt-in.

In Experience Design, Narrative, Rants on 3 • 20 • 12 at 1:36 pm

I don’t like to feel like I’ve been lied to; I’m guessing you don’t really enjoy feeling that way either. But I often choose or invite people to lie to me because I enjoy it.  Read the rest of this entry »

How Interactive Should Transmedia Be?

In Experience Design, Rants on 2 • 22 • 12 at 7:11 am

Inspired by much of the latest discussion around narrative and games, I’ve been thinking about interactivity and its place in transmedia. For me that means understanding and managing audience expectations. Read the rest of this entry »

QR Codes: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

In *Popular*, Experience Design, Rants on 12 • 13 • 11 at 8:06 am

The alternate title to this post is: “Why QR Codes are like Animal Sponge Magic Capsules” – but I’ll get to that in a bit. If you know all of the reasons why QR codes are the devil’s work, and just want to know where the heck I’m going with this analogy, Read the rest of this entry »