Transmedia Puzzles

Trasmedia story telling is in essence a puzzle with which a piece of a story line is separated, leaving the audience with the task of uncovering new pieces as they further watch, play or read, satisfying their viewer curiosity.

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The Transmedia Puzzle

Lets take Grand Theft Auto for example, I am no gamer but have played this video game numerous times, never really noticing the extent of content and additions to the storyline. The following timeline expresses a few of the more “well known” medias by which the storyline is dispersed:

 However, in recent years there has been numerous additions to the GTA network which have enabled not only user connection but storyline expansion. These include “The Social Club” website, Snapmatic, iFruit, Los Santos Customs and Chop the Dog Apps, etc.

Sources:

http://cloudkid.com/gta-v-transmedia-phenom/

 

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