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Plugo: An immersive, educational AR gaming system

A project in Sheridan, WY by PlayShifu

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Tactile and digital gameplay unified to bring out the best of STEM learning
Backers: 439
Average Pledge Per Backer: $92

Funded: $40,259 of $25,000
Dates: Aug 1st -> Sep 15th (45 days)
Project By: PlayShifu
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Latest News

Don't let the sharks bite!

September 4th - via:
Howdy folks! As our Kickstarter campaign draws close to an end, we cannot wait to put our dear Plugo out in the world for kids to play. With our team working tirelessly to make this happen, Plugo is getting the undivided attention from our team... (Read More)

There’s something lurking on Mars...

August 31st - via:
16 days to go and we cannot wait to bring Plugo to life! Despite having managed to climb the first rung of the ladder (thanks to you, dear backers) the goal to make Plugo enriching is a long, seemingly never-ending ascent and we will be needing your... (Read More)

What's cooking? Electrifying potions! Mwahahaha

August 28th - via:
So close to 400 backers! Thank you so much for all the shoutouts! Keep them coming, so that Plugo can reach more and more parents, grandparents and educators! As promised, here we are with sneak peeks into the digital gameplay and designs. And yes,... (Read More)

Pre-production process begins!

August 24th - via:
Hello awesome people!  Thanks for believing in us and sticking by! We have some exciting updates to share with you. As soon as we hit our funding goal, we jumped into action. Design New Gamepad mechanism The Plugo GamePad has been re-designed to fix... (Read More)

Plugo tablet toys make screen-time more educational and hands-on

August 13th - via:
Managing the kids' screen-time is a concern most parents experience, but if they're going to be staring at a tablet you might as well make sure they're doing something educational. Toy start-up PlayShifu has now unveiled Plugo, a gaming platform that hooks up to a tablet and uses a range of tactile toys to play games that will "trick" the kids into studying math or vocabulary. (Read More)


August 9th - via:
You did it! _________________________________________________ Thank you so much for steer-ing us to our funding goal! We mean it, Plugo has some truly AMAZING backers! We cannot wait to get your Plugo to you. So excited! We’re already brainstorming... (Read More)

AMAZING FIRST WEEK: Tune in to Plugo’s Kickstarter Live event!

August 6th - via:
Thank you so much for being one of the FIRST Plugo supporters. We might be biased, but Plugo has the best supporters ever, and we can't imagine sharing this adventure with anyone else. To see Plugo in action, tune in to our Kickstarter Live event... (Read More)

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