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PlaySmart Dice

A project in Arlington, VA by J. Moran

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Play smarter with dice and games that promote learning and math fact fluency.
Backers: 160
Average Pledge Per Backer: $41

Funded: $6,576 of $4,500
Dates: Nov 14th -> Jan 13th (60 days)
Project By: J. Moran
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Latest News


January 13th - via:
Hello All! We are really rolling heading into the close of our campaign! Be sure to up your pledge before the campaign ends in a little over an hour if you want to add a playsheet pack, or increase your pledge to the $50 level to get all playsheets!... (Read More)

Less than 24 Hours for Mega PlaySheet Bonus and Sci-Fi Series!

January 12th - via:
Hello all! Please help spread the word! Let's get the Sci-Fi Stretch Goal which is now posted! Pledgers can can add-on this series by following directions in FAQ 2 if we meet the goal! We will also include all PlaySheets to pledgers of tiers $50 and... (Read More)

New Playsheet Art, Add-Ons & the Final Hours!

January 11th - via:
Hello All: We have met one stretch goal and heading for a second! This means we will commission our great artist, Rusbin Lopez, to do more themed playsheets! The kids love playing with these as you might have seen in our live event video. They played... (Read More)

Hello Beta Backers!

January 9th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Kickstarter Update: PlaySmart Dice is a Critical Hit - Passes Funding Goal!

January 9th - via:
We streamed live on Kickstarter this weekend for our promotional dice game event at Victory Comics. It was a great success. (Read More)

Awesome Live Game Play with Kids at Victory Comics!

January 7th - via:
Hello All, If you didn't get a chance to watch our game day at Victory Comics, click on the link below. A great day and you really get a sense for how engaging the play gets while kids are learning math with our games and dice. The kids did so much... (Read More)

Kickstarter Live Tonight and Tomorrow

January 6th - via:
Just a reminder we will be live tonight for an update session with Q & A at 8:30 EST. We'll also be live tomorrow at a game and playsheet mini-tournament at Victory Comics in Falls Church, VA, weather permitting (some snow expected). Please post... (Read More)

Live Event and Over 90%!

January 3rd - via:
Thanks to all for getting us over 90% of our funding goal! With a little over a week to go, we are tracking well towards success. Watch us in a live session on Saturday, January 7, at 12:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, on Kickstarter Live! Thanks to... (Read More)

Kickstarter Update: Help Put PlaySmart Dice Over the Top!

January 2nd - via:
Watch for us on a live session on Saturday, January 7th at noon Eastern Standard Time, on Kickstarter Live! (Read More)

New Game Post (Prime Time), Game Rules, and Fantasy Playsheet!

December 27th - via:
Hello All! A little something for everyone this week! We've included written details on some of our base tabletop dice games (see campaign page), along with a new game focused on prime numbers called Prime Time. This is a more advanced number... (Read More)

RPG-Inspired Fantasy Playsheet!

December 26th - via:
Our “Defeat the Hydra” battle playsheet is ready… "Defeat the Hydra." PlaySmart Dice Copyright 2016 Hello All! This is a quick note to all backers who have RPG conversion tables in their gift pack selection. I would love to commission the... (Read More)

'Defeat the Hydra' and Check Out the Latest Kickstarter Campaign Playsheet for PlaySmart Dice!

December 26th - via:
In addition to our games that use the challenging and engaging playsheets, you can use our dice in the fun base table games we have developed (see our videos), many existing board games, and we even have RPG conversion tables that allow young RPGrs to develop math fluency while they play their favorite RPGs. (Read More)

Kickstarter Update: PlaySmart Dice Rolling Towards Success!

December 19th - via:
Twelve-sided dice with only the numbers that teach harder to learn math sums and products. Build "math fluency" while you play! (Read More)

Give the Gift of Fun and Learning with PlaySmart Dice!

December 12th - via:
Thanks to all the great feedback and continued support!  Below is a courtesy Backer Gift Notice you can copy/print and present to friends and family for the holidays! What better way to help others have fun while they play smarter? At our current... (Read More)

First Playsheet Ready! Looks Awesome!

December 6th - via:
This game will keep kids visually engaged and working though the equivalent of decks worth of flash cards while they play. We use a combination of Mean 11 and Mean 12 on this one and can work for 1 or 2 players. Kids learn to play it in minutes, and... (Read More)

PlaySmart Dice Featured on and New Game Updates!!!

December 5th - via:
Thanks to the original "Geek Dad," NYT best selling author Ken Demead for curating and promoting our project on Geek Dad! He's also a backer! Check us out at Ken has really been a great help getting the word out on so many... (Read More)

Kickstarter Alert: PlaySmart Dice - Gaming Dice That Make You Smarter While You Play

December 5th - via:
Look at your dice. Even if you are a serious gamer, the dice you probably have in your home are surprisingly inefficient at teaching “math fact fluency” (Read More)

Half way there! New gaming videos posted & special thanks!

November 25th - via:
Thanks to all of our supporters for getting us over the half way point in a little over a week. We look forward to being able to create more add-ons with play sheets, special art work, and additional games. Check out the additional games we have... (Read More)

New Game Sample Video Posted: Double Done 151. Check it out!

November 19th - via:
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00    (Read More)

New Game Sample Video Posted: Double Done 151. Check it out!

November 19th - via:
Double Done 151 Tally Card Sample    (Read More)

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