Virtual storytelling

Immerse Me: How To Get Lost In A Story (Story Not Required)

The media we use to tell stories has evolved considerably in the millennia since our ancestors swapped their first campfire tales. Regardless of the form stories take, the storyteller always has the same goal: to transport an audience — get people to stop thinking about the here and now and focus on the world of the story. Despite all advances in storytelling media, there has only been one surefire way to achieve that goal: Tell a really, really good story. Not anymore. Immersive media — virtual reality, augmented reality, participant-integrated theater and other kinds of whole-sensory engaging experiences — have begun allowing storytellers to transport their audiences, even without a great story. ….[READ]

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