Client

Edugames Plus produces educational games, specifically designed to help children prepare for entrance exams at schools across the UK.

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Intro

Edugames Plus is made up of a group of education professionals dedicated to making learning fun with effective educational games.

 

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Challenge

We were tasked with developing an immersive, online game with the primary focus of making studying fun.

 
 

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Solution

The game leads players through a magical universe whilst helping them master the necessary skills required by the syllabus along the way.

 
 
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Super amazing product! Can’t wait for it to see the light of day.

Faisal Nasim / Edugames Plus, United Kingdom

 
 
 
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Our brief

The brief had two parts to it. First, to design a game that covers the syllabus 6 to 11 year olds are required to master, in order to gain entrance into independent and state schools across the UK. Secondly, to allow parents and teachers the ability to monitor a child’s performance, and spot areas of strength or weakness.

Starting with a handful of sample exam papers outlining the syllabus to be covered, we worked our way through to a highly interactive, fully illustrated, and content-rich educational game, complete with progress reports, performance graphs, and the ability to add multiple players to one account. There is also a reward system based on stars and badges, motivating children to play and improve their skills.

 
 
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Solution

A team of two UX experts worked in conjunction with a copywriter to develop the overarching concept and storyline. From there, the team moved onto a few rounds of flowcharts, paper wireframing, and digital wireframing. Next, came the UI design. While the UX/UI team were designing the interface, the dev team worked on the app architecture and database structure.

A few months later, Edugames Plus was born. The web application leads players through a magical universe with the aim to defeat the ominous baddie, Monochrine. The world has ten islands that players need to conquer by completing 15 interactive Maths and English games. Each game gives instant feedback so children know where they’ve gone right or wrong. This also creates a tight feedback loop to help cement new skills.

There are goodies and baddies; friends and foes; but most importantly, lots of quality educational content presented in a moreish manner that puts a new spin on learning. Learning has never been more fun!

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Technology

Edu Games Plus is comprised of two distinct applications - one for students and parents, and a separate custom learning management system where administrators manage content and users. Built with NodeJS, ReactJS, and MongoDB we were able to rapidly adjust to requirements for both applications as changes came to light.

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