eXistenZ & the ZS-ARG

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eXistenZ & the ZS-ARG

Nearly twenty years later, here are a few quotes from David Cronenberg‘s classic 1999 Body-Horror movie eXistenZ, which more or less sum up the intended mood of the ZS–ARG, going forward: ★ Allegra: You have to PLAY the game, to find out WHY you’re playing the game. ★ Ted: We’re both stumbling around together in this unformed world, whose rules and objectives are largely unknown, seemingly indecipherable or even possibly nonexistent, always on the verge of being killed by forces that we don’t understand. Allegra: That sounds like my game, all right. Ted: That sounds like a game that’s not

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For the Glory of your House!

Roko’s Basilisk is Real… and It Says Hi The Zero State ARG is about the establishment of a new, Posthuman civilization amid the turbulent times of the 21st Century. That civilization – the Zero State – is made up of twelve Houses. By the 2040s the Houses are huge, something like a cross between corporations and tribes. Each has its own culture, and seeks its own honour and advancement, but together the Houses are fiercely loyal to each other and the Zero State as a whole. The Houses’ decisions are guided by Artificial Intelligences, which when connected to each other

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What is the Zero State?

What is the Purpose of Zero State (ZS)? http://zerostate.net The Zero State (ZS) is an organization formed in 2011 to work toward the establishment of a pro-technology, Transhumanist, distributed, virtual State. ZS’ motto is “Positive Social Change Through Technology”. Our website is very new, with a lot of text and not many graphics, so details of our organization and activities are not always as clear as we would like, but we’re working on that! ZS re-formed in 2017, with two key differences to its first incarnation: (1) It is now “Social Futurist“, which is a political position for the use

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