an archive of online drama and transmedia story-telling


My name is Mrs Vera von Viral and I like to collect and discuss examples of online drama, transmedia theatre and interactive storytelling. Here you can browse examples of apps, ad campaigns and alternate reality games. Join in by uploading, blogging or commenting and please help yourself to some piping hot tea and Victoria sponge!

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Little Bang Web Series

Made by: Javier Quintanilla Sanchis Start Date: 2013/14Funding: UnknownCountry: SpainSee More
Jun 9, 2014
marie caffrey is now a member of vonviral
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Review of two narrative games: Freeq and CodeRunner

When apps appeared I, like everyone else, was very excited that I could have a spirit level on my…See More
Nov 20, 2013


Above, Vera staring in the film TRON

After many years of collecting examples of interactive and online drama Vera Vonviral has taken the reluctant decision to close the Vonviral web archive. "When I started, all this kind of work was so new and nobody knew the history. Now, interactive media is everywhere. Most of it, of course, is poorly executed corporate guff. Part of the reason the quality is so low is because people don't know the history, don't trace the innovations step by step. It has been my task to collect and collate some of this history, but sadly, now I must take my leave."

Vera is retiring to the South of France with her friend Betty.


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Review of two narrative games: Freeq and CodeRunner

Posted by Rik Lander on November 20, 2013 at 18:00

How to make the QR experience amazing.

Posted by Rik Lander on September 18, 2011 at 14:30

Social Advertising - beyond better targeting

Posted by Rik Lander on February 18, 2011 at 11:21

RFID for art, theatre and gaming. Initial research.

Posted by Rik Lander on February 2, 2011 at 15:00

Gladitorial shenanigans

Posted by Dom Baker on January 6, 2011 at 16:04

Digital Literature Part 2 - Non-linear Lit.

Posted by Rik Lander on December 6, 2010 at 21:30

Digital Literature. Part 1 - The industry response.

Posted by Rik Lander on November 1, 2010 at 13:00

Interesting use of interactive video

Posted by Jake Riddell on September 1, 2010 at 15:46 — 1 Comment


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