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Mathstronaut preparing for launch!

08-17-2010, 09:31 PM
#1
Joined: Mar 2010
Location: Melbourne
Posts: 25
Mathstronaut preparing for launch!

Hi all,

The next release from App-titude Learning is in for review and will (hopefully!) be launching on the 27th of August.

Check out the trailer!

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Gizmodo has already given it a good review.

As usual, we'll have plenty of promocodes to give away to eager reviewers - so as soon as it is live, I'll out the word out and start taking PM's for codes.

The spiel -

Mathstronaut is a fast paced maths game for kids. Questions play out in a variety of crazy, colourful and funny animations as players blast their way into space.

The game features addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. There are four difficulty levels, based on the Australian school curriculum, and two great ways to play the game.

In Blast Off, players must answer questions correctly to power their spaceship towards a distant alien planet, pushing past their best scores to get deeper into space.

In Countdown, players have a set time limit to answer questions at the selected difficulty level. Ideal for standardised tests or for teachers to run an exciting live leaderboard using the App-titude online system.

Mathstronaut interfaces with the App-titude online assessment system, where teachers can view up-to-the-minute student progress and participation. Mathstronaut has been evaluated by middle school students and provides fun challenges for younger learners as well as consolidation of skills for older students.

Thanks everyone - We hope you like it!!

Wil
App-titude Learning Pty Ltd
www.app-titude.com.au
08-17-2010, 10:13 PM
#2
Joined: Jan 2010
Location: Stuck in traffic
Posts: 2,882
Oh, and math ruins another potentially fun game.

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08-17-2010, 10:34 PM
#3
Joined: Mar 2010
Location: Melbourne
Posts: 25
But it's the math that makes it fun!! ... who am I kidding... I'm hopeless at math.

Wil
App-titude Learning Pty Ltd
www.app-titude.com.au
08-17-2010, 10:37 PM
#4
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Quote:
Originally Posted by App-titude View Post
But it's the math that makes it fun!! ... who am I kidding... I'm hopeless at math.
Aren't we all.

Upcoming Games: CJS2, Racing Apex, High Strangeness, Dino Run, Super Feed Me, Mimeo and the Kleptopus King, Loot, Run Run Dash, Pogo Rampage, Burrito Bison, Star Saver, Pocket Cars, Rock Rider, THEM, Prince of Europa, Epic Dive, One Tap Hero
08-17-2010, 10:39 PM
#5
I did my undergrad in math, and I consistently had trouble convincing people that math was actually fun.

Maybe making a math app was the better way to go! I guess the proof is in the pudding. Looks great, any-who!

bang a rang interactive developer
http://makeitrang.com/
08-17-2010, 11:03 PM
#6
Joined: Aug 2010
Location: Toronto
Posts: 76
Math games are great! I still have fond memories of Math Blaster of yore. Congrats on yours, it looks great. Reminds me a bit of Wario-ware games in its speed and variety.

Original Music and Sound Effects Design
www.harrymack.com
08-17-2010, 11:24 PM
#7
Joined: Sep 2009
Location: Shanghai, China
Posts: 2,032
I'd love to try this game.
08-18-2010, 04:05 AM
#8
Joined: Mar 2010
Location: Melbourne
Posts: 25
HMAudio - excellent call re. Wario-Ware. It was definitely one of our influences and many a YouTube clip were watched when concepting the pace and style.

Thanks so much for the kind words! If the game gets enough attention, there is plenty of scope for more crazy animations and more levels of difficulty to cater for a wider audience. Currently, level 4 is quite challenging, but I'm sure some bright people are going to be get some pretty impressive scores.

I won't be one of those people...

If Apple reviews the game early - we might do a soft launch on Touch Arcade first.

Wil
App-titude Learning Pty Ltd
www.app-titude.com.au