The Grading Game Free
By mode of expression, LLC
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☆ The Grading Game: Race to find typos and grammar errors! ☆
"Super addicting. [It's] making me better at my job." - Wired.com
"★★★★...Unique idea. Hilarious writing." - Gamezebo.com
"★★★★...Ideal to play while on the move...immensely satisfying." - 148apps.com
"It's a concept that just hasn't been done before, executed beautifully, and hysterically" - AppAdvice.com
"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 1.5
• FREE mode: No time limits, and see which sentences are error-free!
• Adjustable time limit: Grade with 30, 50, or 80 second time limits!
• Continue: Stuck at a certain level? Now you can give it a few more shots.
• 500 new errors: We found more common grammar errors to integrate into the game.
• Content packs: Want more Grading Game? Try one of our new content packs!
• Bug fixes: Incorrect errors, a flicker at startup and more have been fixed!
Great for practicing/learning grammar.
I've looked for a game to help me improve my grammar for quite some time. Tried a few but they didn't have that game addicting feel to them that's necessary to keep coming back for more. And practice is what I needed. This game does that. I like the premise. In this game the player is a debt ridden student who must grade papers for a curmudgeonly professor in order to earn money to pay off his/her debt. You can practice to your heart's desire and then pick Career mode and show the professor what you can do. (I have been fired so many times it's embarrassing but the humor within the game makes the failure a challenge and off I go to try again.)
The reason for 4 stars instead of 5 is that it took me awhile to figure out what the categories mean and exactly how to proceed (you do need to invest .99 to play anything more than the quick game) -- I would have liked a tab for "How to Play"
But now that I understand how it works I'm happily playing and I'm pretty sure I'll end up buy extra categories so I can keep playing. But, for now, I have plenty to keep me busy, and learning, for a long while.
Great App, Questionable Application
I love playing this game! I like developing my ability to notice details, and I have been getting a lot better at that in the last few days because of this app. Professor Snerp is hilarious, the app itself is well set-up and fun to play, and there are very few accidental grammatical errors within the game itself. I think that I found one, but that's not a huge deal.
The main problem I have found is with the capitalization errors. For instance, in the levels that have more of a handwritten look to them, it isn't always possible to tell the difference between a big "W" and a little "w." As a result, I sometimes have to guess whether that was the mistake I missed.
In keeping with this, there are sometimes capitalization errors with numbers. Numbers cannot be capitalized, so it should be impossible to have capitalization errors with numbers.
Challenging, interesting and educational.
This game is certainly engaging and is a great tool to practice editing and proofreading. I have found a couple of sentences without periods at the end and, of course, I get annoyed when I tap on those mistakes and am then docked time because the error was not intentional, which then makes me wonder if there are other instances that are, in fact, wrong but not intentionally done. I don't care for the timed aspect of this game. I also wish there was a version for kids. I would love for my boys to use this app to practice editing and proofreading!
- Category: Games
- Updated: Feb 12, 2013
- Version: 1.5
- Size: 24.0 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: mode of expression, LLC
- © 2012 mode of expression, LLC
Compatibility: Requires iOS 5.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
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