Hello! Last season I created an ARG (Alternate Reality Game) for my team. An ARG is simply a game that you play where your reality is part of the game. Examples would be an escape room, murder mystery dinner, or the messages hidden in Gravity Falls (not to be confused with augmented reality games like Pokemon Go). If you’ve ever read the Heartwarming Robotics Bedtime Stories Thread, you know that I like to tell stories. An ARG is simply a story were you, the reader, take an active role! The story involves a mysterious entity that is sending out encrypted messages into the void. After solving enough clues, you begin to learn who is sending the messages and what their motivation is. It culminates in a final decision where your choice will determine the ending of the game. I’ve created original characters, music, multiple endings, lore, etc. My team had a lot of fun with it last season, and I wanted to share this experience with the rest of the FIRST community.
So I have two questions:
- Is anyone interested in playing?
- Would playing a game like this be something that would be allowed on CD? Or maybe this would be a better fit on Discord? I’m happy to speak with the mods privately to share what the game entails and how it could be implemented.
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