Friday, April 1, 2011

New ARG by Jane McGonigal for the New York Public Library



Find the Future is a new ARG by Jane McGonigal for the New York Public Library:

Starting May 21, 2011 anyone, anywhere in the world can play Find the Future -- by visiting the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building in New York City, or by logging into the game site at nypl.org/game.

But on the night of May 20, 2011, five hundred daring people will become the first in the world to play Find the Future. They’ll experience the overnight adventure of a lifetime, including the chance to stay at the Library from dusk ‘til dawn -- and explore its treasures as never before.

You could be one of the 500 to Write All Night. Here’s how.

Just imagine who you are ten years from now. What do you want for the world? What extraordinary goal do you want to achieve? When you have a vivid picture of your future, just fill in the blanks:

“In the year 2021, I will become the first person to
_________________________.”

Based on your creativity, originality and determination in completing Quest #1, we’ll pick 500 people to become the first in the world to play Find the Future -- and to stay overnight at the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building in New York City.

The overnight game runs from 8 PM to 6 AM... and by sunrise, you’ll be an author.
The trailer is by Kiyash Monsef. Via.

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