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BBC Launches Interactive World War One Drama

The producers were inspired by modern gaming experiences.

The BBC has launched Our World War, an interactive website that puts users in the shoes of the fictional Corporal Arthur Foulkes as he navigates the battles and decisions of World War I. Users are able to make decisions throughout the experience, thereby altering the outcome of their batallion.

Says executive producer Tim Plyming, “We wanted to experiment with creating a new format that could bring audiences even closer to the story … by using techniques found in modern gaming experiences we have set out to create something very new, a hybrid between a TV program and a game.”

Read more here on Creative Review.