Importance of Bibles
In my last article, I introduced ‘Transmedia storytelling’ (TS) and the way it can use new technologies to achieve its goals. Now, we’ll inspect, in depth, the fundamentals of TS.
One of the main pillars of TS is the capacity of its diverse literary and creative works to converge into a single, well identified experience. This is the ‘immersive world’. What is important to understand here is that ‘immersive’ does not refer to any specific engagement, but a mix of correlated things. Usually, we speak about the latest things, but now it’s time to investigate the prior.
Achieving that goal is not simple. First of all, an author cannot obtain an immersive world by himself/herself. We know that nature is not ‘monochromatic.’ When a writer creates something, he/she etches the history in his/her own style. The people in the story is a reflection of how he/she visualizes things. Therefore, the total experience of this world is not converging, it’s flat! So, TS makes the need for contributors, the prosumers, quite obvious. The stories, having different creators, offer a kind of 3D vision of that world. More contributors lead to more depth. [Read more…]