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''Maddison Atkins'' is the title of two web video series incorporating {{Alternate Reality Game}}s, both created by Jeromy Barber.

The first of these, now known as "Maddison Atkins 1.0", debuted in 2007. After a while the story tailed off and the characters stopped posting videos; the videos have since been taken down, although transcripts are available on [[http://wiki.maddisonatkins.com/maddypedia/index.php?title=Main_Page Maddypedia]], the ''Maddison Atkins'' wiki.

The series was given a complete ContinuityReboot in 2009, featuring the same actors but following a slightly different storyline. This current version is sometimes known as "Maddison Atkins 2.0" to distinguish it from the original. It may be watched [[http://www.maddisonatkins.com/ here]].

Both versions of ''Maddison Atkins'' tell the story of the eponymous Maddison and her friend Adam Wilmott as they attempt to make a film for a college project. They receive a mysterious message tied to a pigeon, and are drawn into a strange world of codes and mysteries.
!!Maddison Atkins 1.0 provided examples of:

* AlternateRealityGame
* {{Crossover}}: with ''{{Redearth88}}'', which, along with allusions to ''{{lonelygirl15}}'', caused many to consider the show part of the Breeniverse
* [[spoiler:TheHeroDies]]
* MaternallyChallenged: Cynthia Frady
* TearJerker
* VlogSeries

!!Maddison Atkins 2.0 provides examples of:

* AlternateRealityGame
* ApologisesALot: Maddison
* BasementDweller: the viewers, according to Maddison
* ContinuityReboot
* EstablishingShot: lampshaded
* EvilLaugh: parodied
* MadScientist: parodied
* ShoutOut
* VlogSeries