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'''SBARG''' was a fan-made ARG for the webcomic Homestuck. It began September 25th, 2012 and lasted until October of that year. It was notable on Tumblr during its' run, and the creator revealed that the official form for players had "14,033 individual entry submissions." Although most of the ARG's puzzles and content survive, the website hosting its' Flash animations was deleted in 2015. One animation, "==> Enter" was rediscovered by the creator on MediaFire and can be downloaded [http://www.mediafire.com/file/x6pflsgxgwtnutz/Sbarg+enter.swf here.] The other found animation, "==> Ascend" was found on the Internet Archive and can be downloaded [https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B4CrwhJL6oIFeEVXLUxsSnFtSjg here, although misnamed.]
SBARG was a fan-made ARG for the webcomic Homestuck. It began September 25th, 2012 and lasted until October of that year. It was a massive deal on Tumblr, and the creator revealed that the official form for players had "14,033 individual entry submissions." Although most of the ARG's puzzles and content survive, the website where it hosted its Flash animations deleted them in 2015. One animation, "==> Enter" was rediscovered by the creator on MediaFire and can be downloaded [http://www.mediafire.com/file/x6pflsgxgwtnutz/Sbarg+enter.swf here.] The other found animation, "==> Ascend" was found on the Internet Archive and can be downloaded [https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B4CrwhJL6oIFeEVXLUxsSnFtSjg here, although misnamed.]
 
  
 
The other four animations are lost. The creator admitted that the hard drive he originally stored the files on was "wiped clean to be used as an external storage device" in 2014.
 
The other four animations are lost. The creator admitted that the hard drive he originally stored the files on was "wiped clean to be used as an external storage device" in 2014.
 
All that survives of them are these two stills:
 
All that survives of them are these two stills:
[[File:Sbarg-still1.png]] [[File:Sbarg-still2.png]]
 
 
References:
 
 
[https://web-beta.archive.org/web/20170906171117/http://onthisdateinhomestuck.tumblr.com/post/62241292642/on-this-date-september-25-in-the-homestuck Tumblr post by "onthisdateinhomestuck" talking about the ARG.]
 
 
[https://web-beta.archive.org/web/20170906171440/http://sbarg.tumblr.com/post/142662652213/cl-se-curtain Tumblr post on the official ARG blog, asking the community for assistance in locating the animations.]
 
 
[http://sbarg.tumblr.com/lsf1 Original page for the "==> Arrive on LoSaF" animation]
 
 
[http://sbarg.tumblr.com/btl1 Original page for the "==> Strife!" animation]
 
 
[http://sbarg.tumblr.com/btl4 Original page for the first "==>" animation]
 
 
[http://sbarg.tumblr.com/btl5 Original page for the second "==>" animation]
 
 
[http://sbarg.tumblr.com/4n9ke Original page for the "==> Ascend" animation]
 
  
[http://sbarg.tumblr.com/h73LV Original page for the "==> Enter" animation]
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==Gallery==
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<gallery mode=packed heights=200px>
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File:Sbarg-still1.png|
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</gallery>
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==External Links==
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*[http://onthisdateinhomestuck.tumblr.com/post/62241292642/on-this-date-september-25-in-the-homestuck Tumblr post by "onthisdateinhomestuck" talking about the ARG.]
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* [http://sbarg.tumblr.com/post/142662652213/cl-se-curtain Tumblr post on the official ARG blog, asking the community for assistance in locating the animations.]
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* [http://sbarg.tumblr.com/lsf1 Original page for the "==> Arrive on LoSaF" animation]
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* [http://sbarg.tumblr.com/btl1 Original page for the "==> Strife!" animation]
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* [http://sbarg.tumblr.com/btl4 Original page for the first "==>" animation]
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* [http://sbarg.tumblr.com/btl5 Original page for the second "==>" animation]
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* [http://sbarg.tumblr.com/4n9ke Original page for the "==> Ascend" animation]
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* [http://sbarg.tumblr.com/h73LV Original page for the "==> Enter" animation]
  
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Latest revision as of 20:22, 28 October 2018

Sbarg-still2.png

7 players appear in a still frame from the lost Flash animations.

Status: Partially Found

SBARG was a fan-made ARG for the webcomic Homestuck. It began September 25th, 2012 and lasted until October of that year. It was notable on Tumblr during its' run, and the creator revealed that the official form for players had "14,033 individual entry submissions." Although most of the ARG's puzzles and content survive, the website hosting its' Flash animations was deleted in 2015. One animation, "==> Enter" was rediscovered by the creator on MediaFire and can be downloaded here. The other found animation, "==> Ascend" was found on the Internet Archive and can be downloaded here, although misnamed.

The other four animations are lost. The creator admitted that the hard drive he originally stored the files on was "wiped clean to be used as an external storage device" in 2014. All that survives of them are these two stills:

Gallery

External Links