Magnitive is a prototype for a uniquely stack-able board game designed to help dyslexic children learn to read, write and spell. Focusing on visual and tacit cues, the game allows children to make learning an adventure by providing alternative ways to ‘build-up’ language skills. The game comes with several decks of cards (multiple skill levels) that pose simple phonetic learning questions. When answered correctly players are awarded new terrain pieces to add to, and continue the adventure. The truly exciting fun comes from the powerful magnetics embedded in each piece that make playing and configuring pieces mesmerizing, addictive, magnetic and interactive.
This is an early prototype designed for simple, small-scale reproduction using plywood and a pin-router jig comprised of four simple shapes. The project was co-developed with a partner, Taegan Morgan as well as a 8 year old co-creator and his family.
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