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Friday Favorites: Crossmedia Steampunk Holmes

Friday Favorites: Crossmedia Steampunk Holmes | Tracking Transmedia | Scoop.it

Let’s start with the hard questions: how would you define transmedia, and why are you personally drawn to it?
RMH: ”Steampunk Holmes is actually cross-media rather than transmedia. With transmedia you are telling a single story across multiple channels.
Each channel (book, web site, twitter, call-in, etc.) delivers different perspectives on the same story. That’s not what Steampunk Holmes is all about. Steampunk Holmes is a cross-media story by which
I mean it tells the same story in completion using several different channels (web book, paper books, audio books, ebook). The primary difference is that with transmedia you are expected to engage in at
least two of the channels to fully engage the story but in cross-media you can engage with the channel of your choice to get the whole story...”

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The Arrival | Clockwork Watch

The Arrival | Clockwork Watch | Tracking Transmedia | Scoop.it

"The Arrival is the first of three graphic novels, setting the scene for a three-year long transmedia experience.

London 1899. Steam billows out from every corner of the city while huge Zeppelin airships float in the sky overhead. Enter the world of Clockwork Watch, a place where Victorian values are coupled with anachronistic technology, not least of which are the clockwork servants - the mechanical slaves that keep this society ticking along - this is the world of Steampunk..."

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