Let us take the book series TombQuest, by Michael Northrop. This book series is published by Scholastic, and they have a website for it. This series is a multiplatform, which means that there is a game associated with it. Like (which is also a multiplatform). In that game, the connection is obvious - you hunt for the clues. And in another multiplatform, Infinity Ring, the connection is even more obvious - the game is part of the story, and each book picks up where the game left off, and vice versa. However, I'm having trouble finding a connection between the book TombQuest and its video game counterpart. In the book, the main characters have to

Fight a group called the 'Death Walkers',

And in the game, you have to build your tomb, and invade other players tombs, avoiding their traps, and try to steal their treasure. However, I don't see how they are connected. Then again, I've only read the first book (and I haven't played in a looong time. I was, however, one of the fifty beta testers for the game).

Is there any connection?

Would a question such as the above be on topic?

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    Is this related to the recent Assassin's Creed question and the related meta? It appears to me that community is pretty much for it. Mar 15, 2017 at 20:24
  • No, not related. This is different - TombQuest game is not novelized (AFAIK) and the book is a book.
    – Mithical Mod
    Mar 15, 2017 at 20:25
  • @Randal'Thor - that was actually part of the example question...
    – Mithical Mod
    Mar 16, 2017 at 5:50

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It's about a book, even if it's about something else as well. Even if the answer is no, that's a statement about the book series, and proving it requires knowledge of the book series. Books are literature.

See also: Should we accept questions asking to compare a book and its adaptation?

  • Well, I know it hasn't been long, but I felt confident enough to post it. Let's see how it goes...
    – Mithical Mod
    Mar 16, 2017 at 16:28

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