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Cloverfield Paradox / Re: [UPDATES] Main Story, Updates, and Trails
« on: January 30, 2018, 03:26:45 PM »
I agree. This is incredible and a great help to those who want to start playing.
Thanks so much, KG!

Tools for Players / Re: Live chat?
« on: January 23, 2018, 02:36:51 PM »
Good idea!

I have no specific preference.
Would love it if whatever you chose works on my Iphone.
(More on that than on my laptop.)

Dealing with some stuff, so canít promise I will be on that much.
Hopefully the others will use it a lot!

Whatever / Re: Hi!
« on: January 23, 2018, 02:33:37 PM »
Hi Belle,
Glad to see you here   :D

Cloverfield Paradox / Re: [TRAIL] Clovervield again?
« on: January 21, 2018, 05:08:19 PM »
Could it be (part of) a (dynamic) link?

Cloverfield Paradox / Re: [TRAIL] Clovervield again?
« on: January 21, 2018, 02:17:24 PM »
Let me know if you guys need any add-ons in regards to the forum.

Happy hunting!

Whatever / Re: Research for an ARG Project
« on: January 09, 2018, 02:27:47 PM »
I filled it out a while ago. Curious to see how itís progressing.

Whatever / Re: Hi!
« on: January 09, 2018, 02:26:54 PM »
Welcome, OneEyedGod!

The spambots have been banned and defeated for now.

Feel free to post trailheads or anything ARG / Transmedia related.

Hope things get more active here so that you can stop lurking :)

Finished Games / Projects / Re: Timekeepers
« on: November 30, 2017, 04:13:34 PM »
Thanks Amandel!

I agree. This PM is a great writer! Too bad the PM wasnít able to finish the game.

General META Discussions / Time Keepers Meta
« on: September 19, 2017, 02:28:32 AM »
Players received the following e-mail:
Spoiler: show

Hello Everyone!

As you know, the Time Keepers ARG has been moving forward rather slowly. This is due to the fact that it was originally designed to be much more highly interactive, with some of the puzzles requiring a bit of group think and "big picture" mysteries rather than specific puzzles. I was hoping that players would explore the website a bit more and begin to question to TK Staff members posted on website (Phil, Becca, and Sam). HOWEVER, this is NOT the fault of the players but rather poor design on my part coupled with the failure of the Unforums right before my launch. Everyone who has played has blown me away with their level of dedication and interaction. I want to emphasize that it's an ARG design problem, NOT an audience problem.

I was completely thrilled and happy about the new site, but don't think the game picked up enough momentum after that. Once again, I completely blame myself for having set up a faulty game structure.

Anyway, the whole point of this rambling post to say that I have some new ideas for how to move forward with Time Keepers. I'm thinking of planning more of a serialized fiction structure with embedded clues that will provide further immersion for the story (communication with various characters and buried details and information), but are not required to follow along.

I am hashing out a new outline this week and should have a big update ready for Thursday. After that I will do weekly updates with a new "episode" every Thursday. These will be posted on the blog and the hidden clues will be revealed via the Destination 000 website. GJ will also continue to send out emails. Feel free to remove yourself from this list by emailing with the word UNSUBCRIBE in the subject line.

Thank you to everyone who has played along! You all are the most wonderful audience and group of players.


What are your thoughts on this?

Personally, I believe there's nothing wrong with the design of the game and this PM has a case of bad luck in regards to the unforums situation.
I'm not a very patient ARG player, so I have tried to play games in the past only to give up pretty quickly. So far this game kept me interested the longest, which, to me, shows it was very well made (and incredibly well written).
It must be disappointing to spend so much time on something and then have so few people play it.
(Not the fault of those people and neither the fault of the design, just a wrong place wrong time thing I guess.)
I also agree that in this situation a serialized approach might be best in a way that new players can read up and jump in and hopefully increase the number of players.

Whatever / Re: Hi!
« on: September 11, 2017, 03:50:40 PM »
Welcome SyxP!

Trailheads / Rabbit Holes / Re: Twin Peaks thing... (updated)
« on: September 07, 2017, 03:41:05 PM »
Infortunately the Dougie Jones e-mail adress doesn't lead anywhere:

"I'm sorry to have to inform you that your message could not
be delivered to one or more recipients. It's attached below.

For further assistance, please send mail to postmaster.

If you do so, please include this problem report. You can
delete your own text from the attached returned message.

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Whatever / Re: Hi!
« on: August 25, 2017, 04:39:42 PM »
Welcome, spielpuppe!

Movies & TV (Shows) / Game of Thrones theory... (SPOILERS)
« on: August 23, 2017, 01:47:09 PM »

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