cloudBoard: keep curiosity alive with hands-on gaming
A child of boardgames + videogames, cloudBoard keeps kids curious through playful learning. Or develop your idea via the API.
Farewell For Now & See You At Toy Fair
We wanted to send out a final thank you to everyone that jumped in the deep end with us to make cloudBoard a reality.
Alas, we did not... Read more
24 Hours Left!
Just wanted to send out a quick note for the final push for cloudBoard. This Kickstarter is the only way to get cloudBoard first!
Please help by... Read more
5 Days To Go!
There are only 5 days left in our Kickstarter campaign! It’s pretty clear that we’re a long way from our goal, but we still encourage anyone to share this project... Read more
Cork's Concepts - Worlds Pt. 1
You've probably already seen some of the worlds of Cork The Volcano, but today we wanted to talk about the different worlds currently in the beta version. While some of... Read more
We wanted to wish everyone celebrating Thanksgiving to have a safe and fun holiday! But more than that, we hope everyone can appreciate the gift of a funny article to... Read more
Puzzling Puzzle Pieces
Blocks are reprogrammable for new games and easily replaceable if lost... Lets elaborate on how we envision this working, because we've actually put a lot of thought into choosing this... Read more
Cork The Volcano is the first game to launch alongside cloudBoard, and while we’re proud of what we’ve done with the game so far, we have other concepts we’re excited... Read more
Webinar: Connect Manipulative Play to STEM (STEAM) with cloudBoard, a Revolution in ECE Tech
We wanted to share a story about co-hosting a game design activity with Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Pittsburgh, where children and their mentors learned about design... Read more
Cork's Concepts - Baddies Pt. 2 & Mashable!
cloudBoard in the news! Mashable wrote a great article about cloudBoard this morning - check it out if you haven't already: http://mashable.com/2013/11/22/cloudboard-kickstarter/
Most of the “enemies” in Cork The Volcano... Read more
cloudBoard at EdTech Conference TRETC
Quick update on cloudBoard's public demos. Yesterday, we went to the Three Rivers Educational Technology Conference (TRETC) in Pittsburgh, PA. Over 75 educators played cloudBoard while informally brainstorming with us... Read more
Cork's Concepts - Baddies Pt. 1
Cork The Volcano pulls lots of inspiration from our collective childhood. We realize Cork The Volcano oozes a retro vibe at times (almost always intentional), harkening back to the golden... Read more
The Lovable Arduino
We found an interesting post on Reddit that we wanted to share:
We wanted to post an update highlighting the awesome power of Arduino. Once we had the concept for... Read more
cloudBoard on Penny-Arcade
In yesterday's update, we mentioned that we've been getting some of our Mk. 5 prototypes to families for some in-home testing and impressions. Today, we got a very nice surprise... Read more
cloudBoard First Impressions at Home
We began delivering a few early hardware prototypes to families in the Pittsburgh area recently to test in their homes. We wanted to share a couple of quotes we have... Read more
Cork’s Concepts - Sydney
For the third playable character, we went back and forth a bit about what it should be. There was a point where we wanted each character to have a different... Read more
Rus & Hippo
The design of Rus (top) and Hippo (bottom) went through several changes before the current beta version of Cork The Volcano. In some form or another, Rus and Hippo have... Read more