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RT Brain Teaser App
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Thank you for taking the time to review our project.  Our goal is simple.  We want to enhance mastery of critical and refractive thinking skills through fun and games.  We want your help to partner with us to create The Refractive Thinker Brain Teaser Game app for Apple IOS platforms as well as Android (Eventually). [Refractive Thinker is a registered trademark, owned by The Lentz Leadership Institute, LLC.

Our Budget is $1600.00, [based on a proposal from a Game Designer Firm]

Game design: The goal is to figure out solutions to these brain teaser pictographs such as the one below. (see video).  The game will offer several levels of difficulty, WITH the ability to have players contribute their own.As a college professor, I have been using these brain teaser games to teach critical thinking and refractive thinking through fun and games in my classroom.  I would simply like to use emerging technologies to make the delivery of these pictographs much easier, offer the ability to keep score, as well as chart one's progress along the way.  Learning can be fun!

ZERO

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Bachelor
Masters
Doctorate

Be sure to try before seeing the answer below.  You may kick yourself once you know the answer. *Smiles*

Solution: 3 Degrees Below Zero

Cute, right?  How good are your critical and refractive thinking skills?  Please consider funding our learning project to contribute to mastery of critical and refractive thinking skills.

Thank you.  We appreciate your support! 

Cheryl Lentz, D.M.
The Academic Entrepreneur TM

6/25/2014 added:
We welcome the opportunity to answer questions and accept all offered feedback gratefully!  Please let us know you might like to see that would encourage your support of our project.  We are first timers here and look forward to moving forward successfully with this venture.

Risks and challenges

In talking with professional designers, this game design seems rather straightforward. There are no complicated graphics or design elements, however technology is often a wild card, which is why I am seeking out the services of a professional design company who have demonstrated skills in this area. Not only will they offer game design services, but a demo game that I can offer supporters to see as we progress along the way. We are open to suggestions. For example, in talking with several colleagues, they have suggested having a free version and a Pro or Master version available. We also want to encourage a free exchange of ideas of new pictographs and brain teasers to allow input from our players.

This particular design firm will also offer interfacing with the various marketplace platforms to ensure rule compliance as well.

Challenges that we foresee are potential time delays as well as the need for additional financing. Based on the due diligence we have conducted thus far, we feel confident our projections of both time to delivery and budget costs are within acceptable industry expectations.

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    3 eChapters of the multi award winning series: The Refractive Thinker written by Dr. Cheryl Lentz. Will be emailed in pdf form upon funding.

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    3 eChapters of the multi award winning series: The Refractive Thinker written by Dr. Cheryl Lentz. Will be emailed in pdf form upon funding.
    1 eChapter/Chapter 5 of Dr. Cheryl's International Best Seller contribution to The Expert Success Solution; pdf filed emailed upon funding.
    1 half hour editing consultation (Book editing, dissertation/thesis editing, professional journal editing).

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    Be the first on your block to get Beta Access to the game as part of the development. There will be an open source access to add your own brain teasers where you get the credit! Join us and help be part of the creation!

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    Are you innovative? Creative? Just waiting to sink your teeth into a game app development project? Join us in creating game additions for your own challenge pack. You will receive full access to the game as additional game challenge packs are added. See your name in lights (credit for your help as part of the development team!) Come play with us!

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    Work one on one with Dr. Cheryl Lentz to create a custom challenge pack of Refractive thinking puzzle customized to you, that you can share with your friends and family.

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    In addition to creating the custom package for the Refractive Thinker under the $50 reward #6, I am happy to include 2 hours of consulting services of my personal time or perhaps editing time.

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