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Kark is refreshing trading cards for the future, and they educate kids too @JFDIAsia @karkoledge

Kark is refreshing trading cards for the future, and they educate kids too @JFDIAsia @karkoledge

Kark is refreshing trading cards for the future, and they educate kids too April 25, 2012 by Terence LEE I remember the time, over a decade ago, when Magic: The Gathering trading cards were the rage. Boys would play them below apartment blocks and on hidden corners of shopping malls. They’re so addictive that my school would punish any student caught playing them while in school uniform. Newspapers sensationalized about the evils of these collectible cards, much like they do now with World of Warcraft. While I think much of this negative hype towards games are overblown, Kark , one of twelve incubatees at Singapore’s JFDI-Innov8 Bootcamp , is taking the message seriously and has embarked on a mission to make games less harmful to kids. They’re achieving this by making educational trading cards that interact with smartphones through companion mobile apps. “Children love gam...

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