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The Dead Are Speaking -Audio Drama on Yle

The Dead Are Speaking, a full length audio drama made by Media Lab students is published on Yle Beta.
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Otso Ollikainen and Mirka Oinonen presented the audio drama at Media Lab Demo Day last week.

The Dead Are Speaking is a voice-controlled, non-linear audio drama for Google Home smart speakers. In the game, the player takes a role of a newspaper journalist in Helsinki of the 30s, asked to investigate a notorious Tattarisuo body part mystery. The story is inspired by a real life events, but also by juicy rumours around the event.

The game, an interactive audio experiment, was funded by Yle Beta and implemented by a group of three students from Aalto University during a course of six months.

The Media Lab students behind the audio drama are Mirka Oinonen (script, MA in New Media, Game Design & Production major), Rauli Valo (sound design, MA in New Media, Sound in New Media major) and
Otso Ollikainen (programming, MA in Computer Science, Sound in New Media minor).

Read more on Yle Beta:

https://yle.fi/aihe/artikkeli/2019/12/09/the-dead-are-speaking-a-feature-length-audio-drama-for-smart-speakers?utm_source=twitter-share&utm_medium=social

 

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