heavy focus on a mystery, finding clues, and gaining answers for characters and audience
The Red Sun
11/29/22, 1:50 AM
The Red Sun seeks to shine light upon all that has been kept secret since the end of the Second World War. The nuclear technology used to end World War II had unforeseen consequences—consequences that the public has been kept in the dark about for decades. The Red Sun, an organization created to combat this secrecy, broadcasts to the public to inform them about the information that the government has desperately tried to cover up.
mystery-horror, immersive, YT, old broadcasts, presidential secrecy, radiation
7/10/22, 1:34 AM
The ancient Gods have returned after centuries of absence and hibernation. Tia-Mat, the Demiurge and Ummu Hubur, brings visions of Apocalypse in the form of a planet-submerging tsunami. As the visions progress, certain ones who see them are chosen by the Gods as their "Marked," destined to help shape events and receive (possibly unwanted) attention from the Pantheon and experience the mixed blessings and curses of "may you live in interesting times."
Spanning multiple mythologies and ages, Relived Eternally tells a tale of unbreakable cycles of loss and rebirth and the shared experiences of humankind's and Gods' fates, intertwined for all time.
mystery-drama, ARG, multi-platform, apocalypse, mythology
7/10/22, 1:30 AM
Amber Emissary is the newest ARG in the "Twelve Monoliths" series of
unfiction works. Several short stories that play out in an expanded
The eponymous Amber Emissary hints toward the connection of a string
of grisly murders that push its victims to an underworld powered by
their flesh. Upon the final victim, the gates open and some of the
reformed bodies return to the world above, and suddenly, somewhere, a
strange computer boots on with a strange, repeating message.
mystery-horror, ARG, YT, Twelve Monoliths continuity
Midwich Valley Original Character Tournament
7/10/22, 12:17 AM
The Midwich Valley Original Character Tournament (or MWVOCT) is an upcoming art-anthology series where users can submit characters to fight each other in a conspiracy-laden world of atom-punks and cassette-futurism. Non-competitors and non-artists can still affect the story, and will be able to solve the secrets of the titular "Midwich Valley."
mystery-drama-puzzle, interactive project, TW, custom battle world
7/10/22, 12:00 AM
A young man begins to experience paranormal events after finding a glass jar in his basement. While trying to understand his new toy, the haunting worsens. He begins sleepwalking, having gaps in his memory, and sporadic fits of bleeding from his hand. He shares his experiences to find others that may be going through something similar, and can help. He works to understand, and subsequently contain the entity in the jar. All the while, being threatened by an unknown force.
mystery-horror, immersive narrative, multi-platform, don't open that jar
The Freddy Clark Anomaly
7/9/22, 7:24 PM
"The Freddy Clark Anomaly" is a multi-media ARG that begins with one TV Pilot ("Freddy Clark's Existential Crisis") and includes two 45-minute short films, a handful of ~5-minute short films, one feature film, another TV Pilot, and one novel, all unlockable through participation.
A college student, Freddy Clark, is back in town for Halloween and sneaks into a Frat party to reconnect with his best friends from high school, but soon finds that everything is a bit weirder than when he left, especially when a drugged-out girl, "The Groundhog," corners him in the bathroom, saying she's lived the day over and over a thousand times and that he's the only hope to save the entire universe.
mystery-drama-psych, ARG, multi-platform, found footage
4/29/22, 7:10 PM
A box of video tapes turns up at a local charity book sale. They're castoffs from a local TV station. And they give a look into a timeline very different from our own, where time travel is real, the Federal Temporal Anomaly Authority protects the present, and the future is trying desperately to contact us. Told through a series of televised emergency notifications, this series explores what happens to "history" in a world where time travel is real. FTAA Archives is at its heart a sci-fi story brought to life through found footage and documents.
mystery-puzzle-psych, interactive project, YT, found footage
The Obsidian Archives
4/29/22, 7:02 PM
This is an immersive narrative anthology about the history of an evil empire. You are an imperial archivist, receiving lectures from various characters around the capital. As the stories of the past reveal themselves, you begin to understand the nature of your present. A dark shadow looms over you as no one can be trusted, not even your mentors.