Tiny Polka Dot has funded!
We're thrilled to share the news that Tiny Polka Dot has been funded! We're currently working toward our stretch goals. You've got 66 hours to join in the campaign, so... Read more
Get Prime Climb for $10 off when you back Tiny Polka Dot
We're in the closing sprint to complete our campaign for Tiny Polka Dot, and for the next and final 9 days of this campaign, we're offering Prime Climb + Tiny... Read more
Helping your kids fall in love with math
I wanted to pass on another burst of news and math-related goodness.
Included in this update:
- How to Help Your Kids Fall in Love with Math: A Guide for Grownups ... Read more
Our next math game is now live on Kickstarter!
We're thrilled to announce the Kickstarter campaign for our new math game, Tiny Polka Dot!
We're very excited about it. Tiny Polka Dot is a mathematical game deck built for... Read more
TEDx Talk featuring Prime Climb images now available for viewing
My TEDx talk, entitled Five Principles of Extraordinary Math Teaching, is now available to view on youtube. The talk features number images from Prime Climb, and some ideas on... Read more
Prime Climb on TEDx this Saturday! (& International Expansion)
This Saturday 11/21, I'll be speaking at TEDxRainier, in Seattle, in a talk called 5 Principles of Extraordinary Math Teaching. Heavily featured will be an image of the Prime... Read more
Updated Rules, Prime Climb 2nd Printing and More!
Prime Climb, Second Printing
Last week--April 2, I believe--we sold out of Prime Climb, Edition 1 on Amazon. The same day, thousands of games from a second printing arrived at... Read more
The updated Prime Climb rules need your input!
We've been working on a new version of the rules for our upcoming 2nd printing. You can help us make them clear, concise and articulate. Here's how:
Go to http://mathforlove.com/prime-climb-rules/ to read... Read more
International Games Shipped (on 12/19)
It's been a great holiday! Thanks to everyone who has emailed, tweeted, commented, and written reviews about their experience with Prime Climb! It has been an incredible pleasure to hear... Read more
The Mix and the Fix
Virtually all the domestic orders have either shipped or arrived at this point, and we've been hearing wonderful reports and receiving great photos of Prime Climb being played by kids,... Read more
Prime Climb is on its way!
I know what I'm thankful for this Thanksgiving: Prime Climb is now officially in the process of being shipped to you. Here's the amazing story of the fulfillment process:
- Over... Read more
On track (and out of our minds)
Prime Climb will be done printing early next week!
I'm trying to get the fulfillment plans ironed out, using Amazon for US delivery and the mail service for international delivery.... Read more
When is Prime Climb coming?
We meet people, and they ask "When is my game going to arrive?" Well, the moment is close. Here's the timeline:
Prime Climb production finishes.
Nov 18 -... Read more
Production is Go!
We had some back and forth with our manufacturer to make sure the colors were just right. Last Friday, we received the second full proofs.
And what a difference. In... Read more
Proofs, back and forth
Last week, we received the final proofs from our manufacturer. Theoretically, we ok them, and they start manufacturing.
In reality, we combed over them to see what hadn't quite... Read more
Posters out, designs in!
Last week, our poster arrived, and we are very happy with it. We've heard from some of you after receiving your poster too:
"Found the poster on my porch last... Read more
All Systems Go!
A very exciting week! I wanted to post a quick update on where things stand:
Prime Climb: the board game
We finally sent all the files and paperwork to DeLano... Read more
Your first rewards are here! Download the Prime Climb Multiplication Table and Hundreds Chart, this week only.
And the new name is...
After much deliberation, we have decided on the new name for this game. We like it, and hope you will too. And the new name is:
To everyone... Read more
Funded! Now what?
Everyone, we did it! Thank you for funding this project. This campaign has been an absolute thrill.
What comes next?
- Over the next couple of weeks Kickstarter will process your... Read more
You Gave 300%!
Everyone, we just passed the 300% mark, and made our final stretch goal. Thank you for this amazing show of support! We're happy to say that the game will now... Read more
27 hours to go!
We're down to the final 1.125 days, and still one stretch goal to hit! Now is the time to get the word out to anyone you think would like this... Read more
New Stretch Goal and the Great Primo Name Change Contest
O Romeo, Romeo! wherefore art thou Romeo?
Deny thy father and refuse thy name;
Or, if thou wilt not, be but sworn my love,
And I'll no longer be a... Read more
The view from halfway
We're about halfway through our campaign today, and taking stock, we have:
- 963 backers
- $46,132 pledged
- 1160 games spoken for as rewards
That last number is especially important, since it... Read more
Primo in the New York Times
Today's Numberplay Puzzle in the New York Times features puzzles based on the gameplay in Primo.
Can you solve the puzzles?
We posted four puzzles. Here's the first:
1. How... Read more
Stretch Goal Hit! and, Projects We Like
With your help, we've made our 35K stretch goal! Everyone who gets the game will now receive five extra variations that can be played on the same board. We've already... Read more
Prime Hunting, Stretch Goals, and Links
Once you start looking for prime numbers, you find them everywhere. Our observant backer William sent us a photo of his computer screen at this moment when our campaign featured... Read more
Our foolproof growth plan
Now that we've made our goal, it's time to look ahead to the rest of the campaign. How can we continue to gain new supporters, and spread the word about... Read more
Print and Play now available!
A Print and Play version of the game is now available as a reward at the $15 level. You can also add $10 to any order of five dollars or... Read more
Finished! (And just begun.)
We are thrilled to announce that we have swept past our goal of 25K today. Our campaign has officially met its goal.
It's hard to describe how excited we are.... Read more
Big round numbers & perfect numbers
I have to appreciate the perfection of the backer who gave us $6 so we could land cleanly on $23K. There's some deep appeal to big, round numbers with lots... Read more
Three-quarters of a day in and a third of the way there!
We are so amazed by the great Primo backers out there!
We've had an energetic start to the campaign and couldn't have made it this far without the incredible support... Read more