Kids hate mathematics. They are smart enough to avoid maths in all forms , even games that contains colorful puzzles. On the other hand, kids just love stories. This Apps aims to story-coat mathematics and help kids embrace mathematics.
There's a number of mathematics based games available but mostly they are all struck with the same screen. Though there are stages and levels, it wont take the user through a story line. This App aims for bringing a story line as we proceed towards more advanced numerical calculation in the game. The apps gets more interesting as we develop this with the cool multi-touch & gesture based question cracking.
About the story line
This App would contain multiple themes. For the illustration purpose, we would take a "Beach" theme.
Questions would be floated on top of a colorful sea creature like a clown fish. The innocent fish travels towards the shore where an angry villain would be waiting to grab it. User will have to quickly save the fish by answering the question painted over it's body. If the player delays, the fish would reach the shore just to get eaten up by the ruthless carnivore.
Players will have a very limited response time to answer the question fish. The distance between the Fish and the alligator shows the available time to answer the question. As the levels proceed, the fish would start to travel faster resulting in lesser response time available to the player.
Scoring with Multi-touch
Answering the question could be done quickly by clicking / swiping on the bubbles using multi-touch interface available on the Intel windows 8 tablets. The tougher the question & the quicker the answer, the better your scoring gets.
Like every other game we do have levels. As the game proceeds, we through more challenges to the user . To spice up the story for the kids, we bring in different villain characters time to time making different animated behaviors.
This App would definitely bring kid-students little closer to mathematics. The App is targeted for Windows 8 AIO platform. Using this platform is Game! to kids. Along with this platform, the App would bring an endless entertainment for the kids with multi-touch.
SDK & Tools
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Designing the Graphics & interface : GIMP
Game Code : C#-XAML- WPF/WinRT
(Animation & Stories - WPF Storyboard)
User Profile & Game scores store : SQL Server
Target Hardware : Intel AIO - Windows 8 machine
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