Tag Archives: children

Why you should think before you click “made for kids”

When I first released WordWhile on the Apple App Store, I thought “Hey, I put a lot of thought and care into making this a game that kids, albeit bookish kids, could safely play.  Why not check the box that includes it in the kids category?”  Well, now I know why not! To start with, when read more

The Tutorial Feature That Ate My Summer

In designing the interface to the first version of Planet Lettra,  one of my main goals was to ensure that young users would not get stuck in any submenus or windows that were not part of the main play experience.  I’ve since learned that even very young users are very comfortable navigating a standard app read more