Knowledge Guru Game Creation Wizard Unveiled at ASTD ICE

Knowledge Guru Game Creation Wizard - Free Trial
ASTD ICE 2013 - Knowledge Guru Game Creator LaunchWe are taking our show on the road to ASTD ICE, May 20 – 22 in Dallas, Texas to unveil the Knowledge Guru Game Creation Wizard. It takes the guesswork out of game based learning with a proven game design you can use for your instructional games. The Wizard allows users to create and edit their own Knowledge Guru games.The beta version is live now…. and version 1.0 will be live in June.In the past, Knowledge Guru clients have relied on us to design and develop their games for them. Now, clients can purchase a complete do-it-yourself game based learning experience. Stop by Booth 1818 to learn more… and take advantage of a 30 day trial. If you set up your trial while we are in our Beta period, you will reserve special introductory pricing should you decide to purchase the full version.

All About Knowledge Guru™

Game Based Learning just got easier…and less expensive.
Game Creation Wizard Our learning game engine gives you a tried and true game design to teach your fact based content. The game is built around the principles of spaced learning and repetition, so learners will remember content for the long haul.  The Game Creation Wizard is easy to use and streamlines development. Create your games quickly and make edits to your content as needed. Learn more.
Purchase Power-ups to customize your games… or have us design a game you.
Game Creation Wizard Most of our Knowledge Guru clients have had us build their games for them. This option works great if you typically outsource your learning design, while the Game Creation Wizard is ideal for in-house instructional design teams. Power-Ups such as custom graphics, branding, and short consultations are designed to enhance your game without blowing the budget. You can request Power-Ups right from the admin dashboard. Learn More.
Try it free for 30 days… then take advantage of the ASTD ICE special rate.
Game Creation Wizard Lots of people are just getting started with game based learning. That’s why Knowledge Guru is free to try for 30 days. Start building your game and see what you think of the Game Creation Wizard and we’ll activate your subscription when you’re ready to buy. Use the promo code ASTDGURU13 when you request your trial to secure the special introductory price of $399 for a single game. After the beta period, games will cost $649. Learn more.
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Learning Game Design Workshop

Play to Learn: Designing Effective Learning Games
We are also excited to facilitate Play to Learn: Designing Effective Learning Games as a pre-conference workshop on Saturday, May 18th. The session is led by Dr. Karl Kapp and Sharon Boller. The session provides a complete road map for getting started in learning game design. Last we heard, only one slot remains. If you cannot make it to ASTD ICE and would still like to attend this workshop, we are hosting it again on August 28th, 2013 in Indianapolis. Learn more.
Sharon BollerSharon Boller is the lead game designer for Knowledge Guru. She speaks on game-based learning and learning design topics at the local and international level. She authored one of the chapters in Karl Kapp’s forthcoming book, The Gamification of Learning and Instruction Field Book. In addition, she’s authored numerous white papers on the topics of learning game design and learning trends. Karl KappKarl M. Kapp, Ed.D., is a scholar, writer and expert on the convergence of learning, technology and business operations. Karl has written five books including Learning in 3D and Gadgets, Games and Gizmos for Learning and The Gamification of Learning and Instruction. Visit him at His work has been featured in Jeannie Novak’s popular Game Development Essentials series. Karl blogs at the popular Kapp Notes website.

See you at the conference… or after.

We cannot wait to talk about the power of games to transform learning while visiting Dallas. Whether you are attending the pre-conference workshop or planning to visit us at the expo, we will be happy to share our learning game design stories and research.

We are hosting free webinars on learning game design and Knowledge Guru shortly after ASTD ICE, too. They are perfect for a conference-goer who wants to learn more… or a learning designer looking to gain introductory knowledge about game design. Learn more and register below. Contact us if you would like to schedule a face-to-face meeting at ASTD ICE.

A Primer On Play: How to Use Games for Learning (Free Webinar)

Thursday, May 30th – 8 am EDT, 5 am PDT

May 8 am webinar - Register Now

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Thursday, May 30th  11 am EDT, 8 am PDT

May 11 am webinar - Register Now

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