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If Adam Smith was looking down upon Amazon’s headquarters in Seattle on Monday May 13th, he would have been pleased. The company is accustomed to a monopoly on South Lake Union’s banana market every day of the week, but not this day. On this foggy morning, there was a surprise competitor with origins from Forks, Washington. A new immersive novel app IGIST set up shop, handing out free banana smoothies until they were kicked off Amazon’s home turf and banished down to 7th Street. However, the IGIST folks were able to hold their ground for about a half an hour...

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The IGIST Crew descended upon Salt Lake City, Utah on March 9th to the excitement of droves of IGIST fans. Audiences at the Leonardo Museum were enthralled by author L.S. Larson’s presentation on his inspiration for creating the YA, Sci-Fi series. This was also the first event that included Balin, one of the Wardens of IGIST, whom fans also enjoyed meeting. HUGE thank you to our friends at The Leonardo for helping us host the event. The venue proved to be stellar as we all learned more about Utah’s history of innovation, including the origin story of Atari Games and...

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Sheer fantasy and delight await those who scroll through the world’s first immersive novel: IGIST (the Intergalactic Institute of Science and Technology), now available on iOS and soon to be on Android platforms. The journey’s medium is an innovative app that combines the essential elements of an e-reader with gamified techniques you might find in Angry Birds or your favorite filter on TikTok. The real power of the experience stems from the compelling story that is elegantly enhanced by all the capabilities of your smartphone. Marrying technology and art, the IGIST Experience app immerses the reader and transports them to...

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Hailing from all over the galaxy, the dynamic cast of characters includes Emi’s orb-shaped, flying droid companion, Sadee; the ever-optimistic Hans, a deep space explorer attending IGIST via hologram; shaggy, yak-like giants dubbed Wardens, the gatekeepers to the school; and Jack Lemore, a transhuman figure who morphs into a tiger-like humanoid, known as a misfit. The colorful characters display their emotions, fears, and triumphs on a human scale, in the midst of a distinctive, sci-fi universe.  Emi Hans Ankor Sadee Jilli Balin Celeste Tusk Archimedes Volta Florin

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Two stellar IGIST events in Tucson and Flagstaff!

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