ARG Tools v2.1

I hit the App Store “release” button for ARG Tools v2.1, which means it should be showing up in your iTunes and on your devices shortly. This version adds a couple of new features as well as a few reference sheets, but the important news is that this may be the final version of ARG … Continue reading ARG Tools v2.1

ARG Tools 2.0, now with more dictionary

ARG Tools, the iPhone app that gives you puzzle-solving tools and reference in your pocket just got a dictionary.  You may already know of ARG Tools, but in case you haven’t, it’s an iPhone app that provides a set of tools, reference material, and links for anyone who plays Alternate Reality Games, participates in transmedia storytelling, … Continue reading ARG Tools 2.0, now with more dictionary

Dissecting puzzle design: Dem Bones

Warning, Spoilers Ahead Notice: This blog post is a peek behind the curtain to reveal the design of and thought process behind a Puzzled Pint puzzle.  It contains spoilers about said puzzle. If you were at the October 2012 Puzzled Pint (“Dogtober”) and saw the puzzle, then you’re good to go. If you have not … Continue reading Dissecting puzzle design: Dem Bones

ARG Tools just got bigger!

ARG Tools just got bigger!  …well, taller, actually.  Today’s 1.8 release is a maintenance release to support the taller iPhone 5 screen.  Work on the next major ARG Tools release is already underway, but Apple had to interrupt that effort by releasing a revolutionary new phone, leaving me scrambling to learn the new hardware and … Continue reading ARG Tools just got bigger!

ARG Tools 1.7 announcement addendum

In my rush to get ARG Tools 1.7 reviewed and approved before WarTron, I made a minor slip up in my announcement blog post.  I forgot some attributions and would like to take a moment to thank Derek for suggesting increasing the size of the Braille dots and including resistor color codes.  The color codes did … Continue reading ARG Tools 1.7 announcement addendum

ARG Tools 1.6

Hear ye, hear ye. By decree of the Apple review board, it has been decided that ARG Tools 1.6 is a perfectly acceptable and serviceable iPhone app that should immediately be made available to the public at large. This version fixes an egregious error in the Morse Code table, namely an extra dash for the … Continue reading ARG Tools 1.6