Tag - Ingress

9
May

NEW! The Virgin City: The First Conrad Yeats Adventure

Conrad Yeats journeys back to his beginning as an astro-archaeologist in his first YA adventure—The Virgin City! In this new short story, the 17-year-old Conrad defies the orders of his father, USAF General Griffin Yeats, and sets off across the deserts of conflict-ridden Africa in search of the lost “Virgin City.” There he hopes to …

21
Apr

Mother Earth Demands U.S. Navy End Whale Draft

GOLDEN BAY, New Zealand (AMP) — The U.S. Navy has conscripted pilot whales for active duty, and Dr. Serena Serghetti, the U.N.’s  Goodwill Ambassador to the Environment or “Mother Earth,” is using Earth Day to call for a halt to the practice. “It’s time to end the whale draft,” Sister Serghetti said. The Vatican’s top linguist has …

23
Jul

Raising Atlantis Fans Raise Controversy at Comic-Con

SAN DIEGO (AMP)—July 24, 2016—Fans of Raising Atlantis author Thomas Greanias are fanning out at this year’s Comic-Con with autographed copies of his New York Times bestsellers and stirring new conspiracy controversies. Greanias has autographed more than 500 copies of his bestselling The Atlantis Prophecy alone, as well as his Alignment Ingress from Ingress and Pokemon Go-developer Niantic, …

15
Jul

Atlantis GO Raises New Augmented Reality Site

Seattle – July 15, 2016 – Atlantis Media Corp., the company behind the Raising Atlantis™ series of New York Times bestselling novels by Thomas Greanias and the award-winning Ingress fiction by Pokemon Go developer Niantic, announced that it is developing AtlantisGO.com, a branded news, entertainment and streaming portal and mobile augmented reality experience. “Starting with the Atlantis Mapping Project, …

4
Feb

When Hank Johnson the XM Hunter First Showed Up

Two years ago this week the world was introduced to adventurer Hank Johnson and his “NOMAD” TV series.  NOMAD was the first of many incarnations for the mysterious Johnson in the new world of Ingress.   Johnson has been mentor in the weirdness that is “exotic matter” or XM to astro-archaeologist Conrad Yeats from the world of Raising Atlantis. The two have …

23
Jan

The Day That Changed Augmented Reality

  Today in Ingress History:  Game Changer!  On the same day that a mysterious coded map appeared on the Internet on January 23, 2013, Ingress agents in Seattle decoded it. Then Resistance leader Kira Kroger shattered the boundaries of augmented reality itself by crashing the physical offices of @lantis Media.  The decrypted printout she presented at reception was then brought upstairs to the …

23
Jan

Ingress Island Map

  Today in Ingress History:  Ingress Island.  On January 23, 2013, a coded map was released to the world ahead of the introduction of new hero Hank Johnson and his first Ingress adventure with Conrad “Raising Atlantis” Yeats in the forthcoming novella The Alignment Ingress.     Resistance Forces Free Secret Map of “Ingress Island” from @lantis Media …

19
Jan

Cosmic Conflict Explodes

  Today in Ingress history:  “@lantis Media Tower Caught in Cosmic Crossfire.” What began as a tiny Jan. 19, 2013  Google+ news post — first noted by Ingress agent Jonathan Chung to Seattle’s then-Resistance leader Kira Kroger — has since widened to include more than 10 million would-be agents on both sides of the global battle for control of exotic matter or XM, …

16
Jan

Making Art and Marking Milestones in 2015

This new year marks 15 years since the founding of @lantis Media, ten years since the publication of the Raising Atlantis series of books, and three years since partnering on the fiction front with Google’s augmented reality game Ingress, which just passed 10 million downloads. In the end, I’ve learned, it really is the art …

15
Jan

10M Downloads Later

In April of 2013 Google’s Niantic Labs published it’s first-ever fiction with the No. 1 ebook novella The Alignment Ingress by New York Times bestselling author Thomas Greanias.  Since then its associated augmented reality game Ingress has been downloaded by more than 10 million people. Now the award-winning followup novella, The Niantic Project by the fictional Felicia Hajra-Lee, …

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