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“THERE’S HARDLY A BETTER GAME ON ANDROID THAN RUBE WORKS RIGHTNOW.” —AndroidSpin http://bit.ly/Q1Cm59“A sharp, slick recreationof Goldberg's artistic work that offers a unique and accessiblepuzzle challenge.” —Touch Arcade http://bit.ly/IQAvx0 “Fans ofcause-and-effect puzzles should not miss this.” 5 Stars —PadGadgethttp://bit.ly/1cxgwMr The first and only official Rube Goldbergpuzzle game. Solve everyday problems in Rube’s trademark elaboratewhimsical style by creating hilarious machines. Is pouring a glassof juice just too straightforward and boring? Try using ajack-in-the-box, magnifying glass, string and a cymbal-wieldingfriend to achieve your goal. The more creative your solution thebetter!From award-winning designer David Fox, designer of theclassic LucasArts graphic adventure game “Zak McKracken and theAlien Mindbenders” plus SCUMM scriptor on “Maniac Mansion”.RubeWorks is widely adopted by a growing number of elementary andmiddle schools and is fast becoming one of the years favoriteeducational games. Aligned with CCSS (Common Core State Standards)and NGSS (Next Generation Science Standards), Rube Works is astandout app that effortlessly bridges the worlds of gaming andeducation.FEATURES:• Only official Rube Goldberg game, based on hisoriginal cartoons• Google Play Achievements• 18 ChallengingPuzzles• Beautiful Graphics• Support for tablets and phones•Aligned with CCSS/NGSS• COPPA-compliant, no ads, no in-apppurchase• Text in English, Spanish, German, Italian,FrenchREVIEWS:“If you like building crazy contraptions, you'll lovethis app.” —CNET http://cnet.co/1a1ShUL“Rube Works puts a fun twiston learning.” —Common Sense Media http://bit.ly/1hWQ9ki“This app isamazing and rich on so many levels.” —NSTA Recommends (NationalScience Teachers Association) http://bit.ly/1dJbzpy“…ElectricEggplant has done a great job converting Rube Goldberg’s work”—Pixelvolt“I highly recommend this app for the budding engineer orthose with a knack for making contraptions!” —Teachers With Appshttp://bit.ly/1mGmRh3“Highly recommended!” —The iMumshttp://bit.ly/1e6fDLeDesigned and Produced by Electric Eggplant.Engineering and Art by Kalani Games. Produced by Heirs of RubeGoldberg. Originally published with Unity Games.ABOUT ELECTRICEGGPLANTFounded by David and Annie Fox in 1992, Electric Eggplanthas consistently garnered kudos on its games, educational software,and books and apps for kids, tweens, and teens. David began hisgame design career in 1982 at Lucasfilm Games (LucasArts). Duringhis decade there he helped invent the classic point-and-clickgraphic adventure genre. David is the Game Designer and ExecutiveProducer on “Rube Works”. ElectricEggplant.comABOUT KALANIGAMESKalani Games is a game design & development studio inAustin, Texas. Founded by industry veteran, Kalani Streicher,Kalani Games has developed games for mobile, social and onlineplatforms, pushing the boundaries of original, innovative and newgame play experiences. KalaniGames.comABOUT HRGHRG (Heirs of RubeGoldberg) is a family-run company led by Rube’s granddaughter,Jennifer George. Their mission is to raise awareness of Rube’s workand to license the intellectual property to appropriateentertainment and media partners who will remain true to the spiritof her grandfather’s legacy. HRG works in tandem with RGI (RubeGoldberg, Inc), the non-profit arm whose mission includes educationoutreach programs for students and tinkerers of all ages throughRube Goldberg Machine contests around the globe. RubeGoldberg.com©Electric Eggplant and Heirs of Rube Goldberg, LLC

App Information Rube Works: Rube Goldberg Game

  • App Name
    Rube Works: Rube Goldberg Game
  • Package Name
    com.unitygames.rubeworks
  • Updated
    August 16, 2015
  • File Size
    18M
  • Requires Android
    Android 4.0 and up
  • Version
    1.5.1
  • Developer
    Electric Eggplant
  • Installs
    1,000+
  • Price
    $2.99
  • Category
    Puzzle
  • Developer
    11 Indian Rock Rd. San Anselmo, CA 94960
  • Google Play Link

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Be Confident in Who You Are 1.4.3 APK
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Are You My Friend? 1.05 APK
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爆笑パズル ルーブさんのおかしな発明 1.0.0 APK
ジュースが飲みたい?グラスに直接注ぐなんて退屈だ!びっくり箱にヘンな生き物、そしてシンバルをかき鳴らすおっさんをむりやり使って達成しよう!創造的って素晴らしい!■ルーブ・ゴールドバーグ公式発明ゲーム■ 小さな問題を大げさな装置で解決するのが「ルーブ・ゴールドバーグマシン」。ルーブ・ゴールドバーグは、19〜20世紀に実在したサンフランシスコ生まれの漫画家です。多芸・多才な人物で、若かりし頃は水道局の技術職や新聞社などさまざまな職業を経て、一大ブームを巻きこす程の風刺漫画家として大成功をおさめました。溢れんばかりの才能と技術者としての知識も相まって、誰にも思いつかないようなとってもおかしなからくりマシンをいくつも発案しては、漫画に描き残しました。ルーブさんの描いた公式発明の数々を、突っ込みどころ満載なパズルゲームとして体験してください。■ヘンな発明オンパレード!やりがいのあるパズルが総計18ステージ■ ルーブさんの発明は、単純なことを実現する時にでも、複雑にするための手段を選びません!とんでもないところで目覚まし時計を鳴らしたり、ガラクタを利用したり、あげくの果てには、にわとりやペンギン、おっさんまで装置に組み込みます。謎が解けたあかつきには、きっと笑い出さずにはいられないでしょう。あなたはこの奇想天外な発明をいくつ解明できるでしょうか? ■パズルをただ解くだけじゃない!おかしな実績でやり込み度UP!■ 目的を達成するための発明方法は一つではありません。時には面倒な仕掛けにしなくても目的を達成出来てしまうものです。しかし!おや、イヌがお好きですか?要らなくっても仕掛けに使っちゃいましょう!ヒモで縛るのが大好き?縛っちゃいましょう!創造性を発揮して、様々な実績をアンロックしましょう。完璧に奇想天外な装置を作り上げたら、バッツ教授があなたの天才性に脱帽して賞をくれるかも!?ABOUTELECTRIC EGGPLANTFounded by David and Annie Fox in 1992, ElectricEggplant has consistently garnered kudos on its games, educationalsoftware, and books and apps for kids, tweens, and teens. Davidbegan his game design career in 1982 at Lucasfilm Games(LucasArts). During his decade there he helped invent the classicpoint-and-click graphic adventure genre. David is the Game Designerand Executive Producer on “Rube Works”. ElectricEggplant.comABOUTKALANI GAMESKalani Games is a game design & development studioin Austin, Texas. Founded by industry veteran, Kalani Streicher,Kalani Games has developed games for mobile, social and onlineplatforms, pushing the boundaries of original, innovative and newgame play experiences. KalaniGames.comABOUT HRGHRG (Heirs of RubeGoldberg) is a family-run company led by Rube’s granddaughter,Jennifer George. Their mission is to raise awareness of Rube’s workand to license the intellectual property to appropriateentertainment and media partners who will remain true to the spiritof her grandfather’s legacy. HRG works in tandem with RGI (RubeGoldberg, Inc), the non-profit arm whose mission includes educationoutreach programs for students and tinkerers of all ages throughRube Goldberg Machine contests around the globe. RubeGoldberg.com©Electric Eggplant and Heirs of Rube Goldberg, LLCJuice want todrink? Boring Nante pour directly into the glass! Strange creaturesin the jack-in-the-box, and trying to accomplish by using forcedthe old man strumming the cymbals! Great I creative!■ Rube Goldberginvention official game ■To solve a small problem in a exaggerateddevice "Rube Goldberg machine".Rube Goldberg is a SanFrancisco-born cartoonist was real to the 19-20 century. Inversatile, multi-talented person, younger days is through a varietyof occupations, such as technical positions and the newspaper ofthe Waterworks Bureau, was a great success as a satiricalcartoonist of enough to rub up the big boom. Coupled with knowledgeof as exuberant talent and technical personnel, to whom is also anumber of very funny trick machine so as not to think of alsobrainchild, it was left to draw the comic.A number of Rube's drewofficial invention, please experience as thrusting far from packedpuzzle game.■ strange invention on parade! Challenging puzzlestotal 18 stage ■Lube's invention, even when you realize a simplething, we do not choose the means to complex! Outrageous or rangthe alarm clock in the place, or to use the junk, to top it off,you built-in chicken and penguins, until the old man device. Themystery was solved Akatsuki, will not help but laugh out I'msure.Will you be able to number elucidate this bizarre invention?■Not only solve the puzzle just! UP every time speedrun in funnyperformance! ■Invention a method for achieving the object is not aone. Even without the sometimes tedious gimmick is what she canachieve the purpose. However! Oh, do you like dogs for? Even'dbetter need Chaimashou using the gimmick! I love to tie withstring? Chaimashou tied! To demonstrate the creativity, let'sunlock various achievements. Once you build up a perfectly bizarredevice, be Butts professor give me a prize to take my hat off toyour genius! ?ABOUT ELECTRIC EGGPLANTFounded by David and Annie Foxin 1992, Electric Eggplant has consistently garnered kudos on itsgames, educational software, and books and apps for kids, tweens,and teens. David began his game design career in 1982 at LucasfilmGames (LucasArts). During his decade there he helped invent theclassic point-and-click graphic adventure genre. David is the GameDesigner and Executive Producer on "Rube Works".ElectricEggplant.comABOUT KALANI GAMESKalani Games is a game design& development studio in Austin, Texas. Founded by industryveteran, Kalani Streicher, Kalani Games has developed games formobile, social and online platforms, pushing the boundaries oforiginal, innovative and new game play experiences. KalaniGames.comABOUT HRGHRG (Heirs of Rube Goldberg) is a family-run companyled by Rube's granddaughter, Jennifer George. Their mission is toraise awareness of Rube's work and to license the intellectualproperty to appropriate entertainment and media partners who willremain true to the spirit of her grandfather's legacy. HRG works intandem with RGI (Rube Goldberg, Inc), the non-profit arm whosemission includes education outreach programs for students andtinkerers of all ages through Rube Goldberg Machine contests aroundthe globe. RubeGoldberg.com© Electric Eggplant and Heirs of RubeGoldberg, LLC
Real Friends vs the Other Kind 1.3.3 APK
Middle School Confidential 2: Real Friends vs.the Other Kind"Excellent and well written with a lot of valuable content...definitely worth checking out."—Crazy Mike's AppsMiddle school social drama can flare up without warning and turnyour world upside down. At times like this, you may wonder, “Whoare my real friends?” Based on the second book in the award-winningMiddle School Confidential™ series, Real Friends vs. the Other Kindfollows Jack, Jen, Chris, Abby, Mateo, and Michelle from the firstapp as they forge friendships and navigate tough social situations.They run into relationship issues such as making friends, resolvingdisputes, and dealing with gossip, exclusion, andcyberbullying.Written by teen expert and anti-bullying activist Annie Fox,illustrated by Matt Kindt, and published by Free Spirit Publishing,this graphic novel app enables readers to zoom right into the storyworld. The app puts decision-making power into the hands ofreaders, with interactive quizzes that test what a real friendwould do in a given situation. With beautiful full-colorillustrations and richly layered audio made up of movie-like soundeffects and music, Real Friends will be a surefire hit with 8- to14-year-olds (even those who don’t like to read!). As a bonus forparents and teachers, this app puts thought-provoking storytellingand solutions into the hands of teens who deal with trickyfriendship issues every day. It will challenge teens to think abouttheir friendships in new ways and encourage them to stand up forthemselves and be more empathetic.REVIEWS“...Annie Fox’s series of graphic novels was cutting-edge inprint—[but] even more amazing [as an app]! I am delighted to seethe quizzes... These interactive activities can help young peopleintegrate the important lessons from the novels into their lives.Electric Eggplant has really perfected an otherwise near-perfectseries with this additional interactive content.”—Carisa Kluver,Digital Storytime“...even better than its predecessor. Is there any way to give afive-and-a-half star review?”—Lory Gil, Padgadget“Two thumbs up! This is a series not to be missed.”–Andrea Gardner,Applicable2U“Who needs to pay $8 for a movie ticket, when you have the drama ofmiddle school right in your hand?”—Lori Calabrese, NationalChildren’s Books Examiner.com“Will challenge teens to reflect upon their relationships and thinkcritically about what it means to be a true friend.”—Mindy Douglas,Software SmoothieVIDEOhttp://youtu.be/AuimJcTAj4UFEATURES• Graphic novel format for easy reading• Interactive quizzes test what you would do in a sticky socialsituation• Page swipe or touch page edges for easy navigation• Auto-save feature remembers your place in the story• Info page allows you to jump to the beginning of any of the 8chapters• 38 pages of story plus bonus Meet the Cast pages• Two modes of reading: full-page mode or double-tap to zoom-in forframe-by-frame reading• Movie-like sound effects and music (enhanced sound in zoomed-inmode)CONTENT VALUE• Compelling stories that deal with universal tween and earlyteenage stumbling blocks:  + The Boyfriend/Girlfriend Zone  + Self-confidence  + Communication problems  + Conflict resolution  + Out of control emotions  + Friendship issues  + Peer Approval Addiction (doing whatever it takes tofit in)• Thoughtful solutions for teens grappling with personal and socialissues• Designed for the hard-to-reach “tween” age group, includingreluctant readers• Powerful addition to an advisory or character educationcurriculum• Ideal for teachers who use technology in the classroomPRIVACY POLICYhttp://www.MSConfidential.com/msc2/#privacyElectric Eggplant is a member of Moms with Apps, a collaborativegroup of family-friendly developers.Recommended Ages: 8–14Categories: Books, Reading, Graphic Novelshttp://ElectricEggplant.comTwitter: @ElectrcEggplantfacebook.com/Electric.Eggplant
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