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How it Works


What Is It?

Imagine living through a Kaiju attack in your own city.

The Alternate Aotearoa experience represents an alternate present, playing out as though a monster-disaster film is bleeding off the screen into the real world.

Alternate Aotearoa requires one piece of equipment, your smartphone. Using native features, you meet and interact with characters in a sprawling narrative that leads players across the city of Auckland.

How Does It Work?

You don't need to wear a clunky headset and isolate yourself to have an immersive experience. You don't need to learn how to use awkward controllers to interact with stories in a brand new way.

If you know how to use a smartphone, you know how to go through this experience.

  • Interact with characters through voice notes, text messages, phonecalls and emails
  • Unlock parts of the story from specific geographic locations around Auckland
  • Follow clues and co-ordinate with other players online
  • Decide the fate of the world with a tap of your finger

Immersive Experience


Survive the Attack

Live through an augmented reality Kaiju attack in Auckland from street-level.

Discover the Truth

Interact with characters through voice notes, text messages, emails and more as you piece together the story.

Explore the City

Discover unknown nooks and crannies while you follow the clues and solve puzzles across Auckland.

Save the World

Immerse yourself in a narrative that ask big questions about human nature and the meaning of existence.

Get in Touch


We're still working on Episode One.
Get in touch if you're interested in getting involved.

Auckland City
New Zealand

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