Reality dating games online
They tend to be free to play, with costs absorbed either through supporting products (e.g.
collectible puzzle cards fund Perplex City) or through promotional relationships with existing products (for example, I Love Bees was a promotion for Halo 2, and the Lost Experience and Find 815 promoted the television show Lost). There is a great deal of debate surrounding the characteristics by which the term "alternate reality game" should be defined.
In 1996, Wizards of the Coast launched a proto-alternate reality game called Webrunner: The Hidden Agenda to promote their game Netrunner.
It cast players as hackers through seven puzzle-themed "gates" to get the secret data ("agenda").
ARGs generally use multimedia, such as telephones, email, and mail but rely on the Internet as the central binding medium.