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January 20, 2017

saren

kickstarter, update

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As the New Year turns to 2017 we have launched a few new things to help you stay motivated to learn to read Japanese. First and foremost we have 9 new levels in Kanjilicious: Game Your Japanese. This brings the total to 20 levels and leaderboards, and you can review over 300 characters, score your [...]

July 18, 2015

saren

alpha, update

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Hello everyone! Welcome back to the Kanjilicious home office Summer Updates. Kari and the Super Toy Box crew are deep into illustration mode on the Kanjilicious storyline, and two weeks ago we gave you a little preview of some of the characters and backgrounds you’ll see in the final app. As those illustrations are being […]

We’ve been playing with an alpha build of Kanjilicious from our development partners at Super Toy Box and thinking a great deal about what makes an app compelling—and a game fun to play everyday. Imagining how a game will play from a 2D wireframe is not easy. That’s why prototypes are such powerful tools, and […]

September 10, 2014

saren

docs, project, user-flow

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Our Kickstarter campaign ended successfully on July 20th. Beginning on the morning of July 21st we began the first phase of the process: defining the user experience of the app. Of course we had spent considerable time working through version of the UX during concepting, and we had plenty of ideas at the ready, but […]

August 5, 2014

saren

asana, project

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We’ve set up our virtual team to run the development of Kanjilicious’ first release under the agile project management methodology called Scrum. We’re going to be using a tool called Asana to assign and track each contributors’s to do list, and allow the central team to be able to both spread the work out evenly, and […]

Now that Kickstarter is complete, the project planning is in full swing. The first thing to get organized is the design and development phase, planning out the version 1 release in earnest. There are many ways to get a virtual team organized to get things done as efficiently as possible—knowing that the team will need to adapt to […]