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Rory's Story Cubes artworkRory's Story Cubes
The Creativity Hub Ltd.

Genre:Education
Price: $1.99
Release Date: December 09, 2009

“5/5 - Amazing and like all genius - simple!” - UK
The multi-award winning Rory’s Story Cubes game is now available for iPhone and iPod touch.

9 cubes, 54 images, Over 10 million combinations, Unlimited stories!
Simply shake your iPhone to roll the cubes. Now create a story using all 9 face-up images.

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AWARDS
Dr. Toy’s 10 Best Games Award
Major Fun Award
Parents’ Choice Award - Gold Medal

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USER REVIEWS:

“5/5 - Great App, great value. My two kids have had hours of fun with this game.” - IRELAND

“5/5 - Hours and hours of fun! Allows kids to develop a creative and imaginative side!!” - IRELAND

“5/5 - I was fortunate to have the original cubes in a box. If ever there was a reason needed to have an iPhone this is it!! Love it!!!” - UK

“5/5 - The app is beautifully designed and implemented, the 3D rendering and animation give a 'realness' to the cubes that perfectly compliments using the accelerometer to replicate the action of rolling the cubes." - IRELAND

“5/5 - If you have kids or want to stimulate your own creativity, I cannot rate this app, or the physical Rory’s Story Cubes for that matter, highly enough...Go get it!” - IRELAND

“5/5 - My daughter didn't want to stop playing. She was so eager to create stories orally and now wants to also start writing them. I can't wait to try this in my own classroom. Very impressed.” - Teacher Mum, AUSTRALIA

“5/5 - I love this game. I've played it with my kids and they think it's great fun. It's a fantastic way to challenge their imagination. Well done on a great job.” - UK

“The more you use them, play with them, and learn from them, the more ideas you will have for their use. Kids of all ages can play! Parents, too!” - Jennie Williams, Homeschooling Mum

“Brilliant! I found that it helps the children to develop their verbal storytelling and also to improve creativity.” - YearSixTeacher

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MEDIA REVIEWS:

“Rory’s Story Cubes is an invitation to shared creative thinking, just open-ended enough to encourage spontaneity and humor, just structured enough to maintain focus and challenge...Play it by yourself. Play it with friends. Play it with family. Play it at a party. By all means, play it.” - Major Fun

“What a terrific little game this is! Well, not really a game, but a highly imaginative exercise. There’s nothing competitive about this, just the active use of imagination, a much-to-be-desired tool in any parental tool kit.” - Skip Maloney, Board Game Examiner

“A Creative Game for Non-Readers and Readers Alike” - Kristen’s Toys Blog

“A fantastic way to start off a creative writing assignment...and a good way of giving a focused topic for creative writing without being restrictive.” - Times Education Supplement (TES) Online

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WAYS TO PLAY:

• Play with family and friends as a party game or ice-breaker.
• Play solitaire as a ‘creative Sudoku’ to stretch your imagination.
• Use for second language development.
• Use with children to help with literacy skills.
• Tell stories to encourage speaking and listening.
• Use as the starting point for creative writing, art, music, drama
• Use to overcome writer’s block
• Use as a creative problem solving tool
• Tell stories to build confidence in your creative ability

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FEATURES:

Shake your iPhone or iPod touch. Recreates the pictorial and tactile nature of Rory’s Story Cubes®, using the built-in accelerometer.

The ‘save roll’ feature saves a picture of the cube roll to your Photos to be printed or shared.

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MORE:

See the Video demo: http://www.storycubes.com/iphone/

Follow @storycubes on Twitter: http://twitter.com/storycubes

Check out our Facebook fan page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Rorys-Story-Cubes/56493919001

© 2009 The Creativity Hub Ltd.

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