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Smart Toys Gift Guide 2016 – Hackable Toys for Kids

I’m part of a company building a hackable tabletop game platform with digital components. We’ve been doing research on other hackable tech toys (sizing up the competition), and thought our research might be useful for folks shopping for non-frivolous, non-boring gifts for kids this season. Enjoy:

Our Guide to Hackable Tech Toys for Kids

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Our newborn game company is hiring

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I’m a co-founder of an MIT Media Lab spinoff called Move38, commercializing a smart tabletop game platform that might be mistaken for a new form of life. We’re hiring employee #1.

Read about the job, the work, our philosophy, and how to apply here

We’re grateful to those willing share this around, especially with anyone who might be a fit.

We were finalists at IndieCade! A postmortem

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We got accepted into IndieCade and my partner Jonathan went to show off our game. Against expectation, we ended up finalists. Jonathan wrote a little report about it. Enjoy!

Stinker Challenge #65: What to give a beggar if you are out of change

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Every week, I and a bunch of other people play a social media version of my doofy game Stinker on BoardGameGeek, Twitter, and Facebook, using a bit of functionality from the new app we’re developing for the game.

Here’s this week’s Stinker Challenge on each of the three platforms:

Facebook

Twitter

BoardGameGeek

Stinker Challenge #64: What app is missing on everyone’s smartphone?

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Every week, I and a bunch of other people play a social media version of my doofy game Stinker on BoardGameGeek, Twitter, and Facebook, using a bit of functionality from the new app we’re developing for the game.

Here’s this week’s Stinker Challenge on each of the three platforms:

Facebook

Twitter

BoardGameGeek

A board game that can think for itself

Below is a demo of a very unusual game platform I’m working on. I’ve written an article about it here. Check it out!

Stinker Challenge #62: A baby’s first words

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Every week, I and a bunch of other people play a social media version of my doofy game Stinker on BoardGameGeek, Twitter, and Facebook, using a bit of functionality from the new app we’re developing for the game.

Here’s this week’s Stinker Challenge on each of the three platforms:

Facebook

Twitter

BoardGameGeek