L.I.F.E. Frankenstein Online Alternate Reality Game (ARG)

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The Frankenstein200 project has developed an online alternate reality game that immerses players in the modern-day Laboratory for Innovation and Fantastic Explorations (or L.I.F.E.). This interactive fictional story imagines what might happen if a character named Dr. Tori Frankenstein picked up where her ancestor Victor left off.

Frankenstein200 puts players in the middle of the action in a story where Mary Shelley’s classic tale collides with modern science. Perform experiments, explore hidden areas of research, and assist a pair of young scientists as they unravel a mystery in a cutting-edge digital experience.

Play the game: http://frankenstein200.org

Additional resources:

  • Game trailer on Vimeo
  • Overview and storyline
  • Game Style Guide, Logos, Images, and Press Release
  • Frankenstein Papercraft (PDF) (promoting L.I.F.E. game on reverse side)
  • Frankenstein game promotional postcard (PDF) (promoting L.I.F.E. game)
  • Frankenstein bookmark (PDF) (promoting L.I.F.E. game)


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This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant Number DRL-1516684. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions expressed in this material are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

Owning institution

Arizona State University; produced by No Mimes Media immersive entertainment studio http://www.NoMimesMedia.com


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