As the world of Unknown 9 expands, fans will be able to experience stories told across a variety of platforms and points of entry, and the interwoven narratives will be shaped by their participation.
Initial projects include:
The Institute for Higher Knowledge: an alternate reality game that debuted in September, thrusts players into the world of the Leap Year Society by having them hunt for clues and solve puzzles hidden across the internet, inviting them to become LYS “inductees”. Join the IHK at https://higherknowledge.institute and join the community at reddit.com/r/higherknowledge.
- The Leap Year Society Podcast: an original podcast by writer/producer Terry Miles (The Black Tapes, Tanis, Rabbits) was launched, with two initial episodes released on September 27, and follows two investigative journalists as they seek out the Leap Year Society. Find it at https://lyspodcast.com/ - Comic Book Free Preview: Free preview comic book maxiseries from Dark Horse Comics by writer John Ney Rieber (The Books of Magic, Captain America, G.I. Joe) and artist Jae Lee (Before Watchmen, Dark Tower, Inhumans). - The Leap Year Society Ceremony: An immersive live event taking place at the McKittrick Hotel, home of Sleep No More, on October 5-6.
- Novel: novel trilogy by author Layton Green (The Dominic Grey Series, Written in Blood, The Brothers Three) - Video Game: AAA video game created by a top team of industry veterans - Theatrical film: theatrical film penned by screenwriters Josh Campbell and Matt Stuecken (10 Cloverfield Lane) - Television series: executive produced by Tim Kring (Heroes, Crossing Jordan, Dig).