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The Grading Game

By mode of expression, LLC

This app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices.


◕ The Grading Game: Race to find typos and grammar errors! ◕
"Super addicting. [It's] making me better at my job." -
"****...Unique idea. Hilarious writing." -
"****...Ideal to play while on the move...immensely satisfying." -
"It's a concept that just hasn't been done before, executed beautifully, and hysterically" -
"The perfect piece of entertainment for grammar fiends" - Jay Is Games

Progress through more than 100 stimulating and unusual topics as you race against time to mark mistakes.

How did proofreading get so addictive? Uncap your red pen and find out!--The clock is ticking, and your loans won't pay down themselves!

The Grading Game includes more than one hundred topics, ranging from history to internet culture to ramen noodles! Discover the historical occurrences of raining cats and dogs. Did you know Australia once declared war on emus? Uncover what's behind toilet paper folding in hotels!

Good luck! The Grading Game is alot of fu--that is, a lot of fun!

◕ Play the arcade QUICKPLAY mode for a random selection of content as you race for cash.
◕ Work through the CAREER mode and progress through each article as you choose, from undergraduate to doctoral years.
◕ Hone your skills with the PRACTICE mode: Focus on a specific kind of error, on a specific kind of level, all of your choosing.
◕ Using the most statistically common spelling and grammar errors, the Grading Game generates a freshly flawed paper with every level.
◕ Play through 12 free levels, and then upgrade to earn cash and unlock all 100+ levels to test your copyediting acumen and expand your knowledge. TIL!
◕ The time limit seems short, but each mistake you find earns a little bit more time--and cash!
◕ Addictive, casual gameplay -- Tap your way to victory at the bus stop or in detention!

...and there's more on the way! Keep an eye out for our forthcoming updates, already in progress. I think we'll be adjusting the difficulty a bit!

What's New in Version 1.6

Updated for iOS 10.3 compatibility and 64-bit devices. Resume grading!


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Customer Reviews

Time and Mistakes

I really enjoy this game a lot. I have found myself ignoring every other game I play until I finish my doctorate. However, I've noticed how the time has gone back from 30 to 20 sec in the minefield and challenges. I'm a fast reader, but if looking for an excess of mistakes more time is needed. Also, I have noticed that capitalization mistakes are made. In Big Bang, I think, Universe is capitalized in the first three paragraphs and then last three it's not. There are other capitalization errors within I just can't recall. And how in the world do you capitalize numbers? Just curious. Take a while to proofread and see what you find that none of your other players such as myself hasn't found.
Final complaint, decide on English or Brit spelling. The word was scepticism. In English it starts with a K. I kept pressing it as misspelled. It is the Brit spelling.
That would help out a lot too.
Other than that. I love this game. And I will continue to play it addictively despite it's annoying misgivings. But I trust that you will take the time to address these issues.


This game is quite addictive. More importantly, it provides an advantage over many other edutainment apps: it's not designed for kids, and goes up to post-doc level. A kid could easily play the lower stages, too, so it offers a challenge for an impressively wide range of abilities and ages.

My one criticism is gameplay can become repetitive. Storifying the content more intensively would help.

Useful and fun

I have run into some unmarked and wrongly marked errors, but it's a fun little game. After playing it, I find myself paying closer attention to my own writing and grammar. Worth the buy.

The Grading Game
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • $0.99
  • Category: Games
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.6
  • Size: 36.4 MB
  • Language: English
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Rated 12+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
  • Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
  • Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
  • Infrequent/Mild Horror/Fear Themes
  • Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humor
  • Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity

Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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