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Rube Works: The Official Rube Goldberg Invention Game

By Electric Eggplant

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Description

“THIS APP IS AMAZING AND RICH ON SO MANY LEVELS.” —NSTA Recommends (National Science Teachers Association) http://bit.ly/1dJbzpy

The first and only official Rube Goldberg puzzle game. Solve everyday problems in Rube’s trademark elaborate style by creating complex and hilarious machines.

From David Fox, designer of the classic LucasArts graphic adventure game “Zak McKracken and the Alien Mindbenders” plus SCUMM scriptor on “Maniac Mansion”.

Is pouring a glass of juice just too straightforward and boring? Try using a jack-in-the-box, magnifying glass, string and a cymbal-wielding friend to achieve your goal. The more creative your solution the better!

Widely adopted within a growing number of classrooms, Rube Works is fast becoming one of the years favorite educational games. Aligned with CCSS (Common Core State Standards) and NGSS (Next Generation Science Standards), Rube Works is a standout app that effortlessly bridges the worlds of gaming and education.

FEATURES:
• Only official Rube Goldberg game, based on his original cartoons
• 18 Challenging Puzzles
• Beautiful Graphics
• Aligned with CCSS/NGSS

REVIEWS:
“Fans of cause-and-effect puzzles should not miss this.” 5 Stars, PadGadget http://bit.ly/1cxgwMr

“Rube Works puts a fun twist on learning.” —Common Sense Media http://bit.ly/1hWQ9ki

“A sharp, slick recreation of Goldberg’s artistic work that offers a unique and accessible puzzle challenge.” —Touch Arcade http://bit.ly/IQAvx0

“If you like building crazy contraptions, you’ll love this app.” —CNET http://cnet.co/1a1ShUL

“…Electric Eggplant has done a great job converting Rube Goldberg’s work” —Pixelvolt

“A challenging and fun game that can also teach the user about physics and logic, while not appearing to be an educational app. Rube Works makes the iPad a great learning tool and I highly recommend this beautiful and well made app.” —iPhone Life http://bit.ly/1htTdIm

“Highly recommended!” —The iMums http://bit.ly/1e6fDLe

Also available for iPad and iPhone on the iTunes App Store.

Designed and Produced by Electric Eggplant. Engineering and Art by Kalani Games. Produced by Heirs of Rube Goldberg.

ABOUT ELECTRIC EGGPLANT
Founded by David and Annie Fox, Electric Eggplant has garnered kudos since 1992 on games, educational software, emotional intelligence content, through books and apps for kids, tweens, and teens. David began his game design career in 1982 at Lucasfilm Games (LucasArts). During his decade there he helped invent the classic point-and-click graphic adventure genre. David is the Game Designer and Executive Producer on “Rube Works”. ElectricEggplant.com

ABOUT KALANI GAMES
Kalani Games is a game design & development studio in Austin, Texas. Founded by industry veteran, Kalani Streicher, Kalani Games has developed games for mobile, social and online platforms, pushing the boundaries of original, innovative and new game play experiences. KalaniGames.com

ABOUT HRG
HRG (Heirs of Rube Goldberg) is a family-run company led by Rube’s granddaughter, Jennifer George. Their mission is to raise awareness of Rube’s work and to license the intellectual property to appropriate entertainment and media partners who will remain true to the spirit of her grandfather’s legacy. HRG works in tandem with RGI (Rube Goldberg, Inc), the non-profit arm whose mission includes education outreach programs for students and tinkerers of all ages through Rube Goldberg Machine contests around the globe. RubeGoldberg.com

ABOUT UNITY GAMES
Unity Games is a division of Unity Technologies dedicated to publishing high quality Unity authored games. Working with the talented and diverse Unity community, Unity Games is elevating the status of its developer base, while pioneering technologically and artistically advanced games. UnityGames.com

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Rube Works: The Official Rube Goldberg Invention Game
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  • $4.99
  • Category: Education
  • Released:
  • Version: 1.2.9
  • Size: 89.0 MB
  • Language: English
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Rated 9+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence

Compatibility: OS X 10.6.6 or later

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