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Back to Basics: Curious Card and Board Games

By Jonny Kennedy @ Electric | Comments: No Comments | Date: August 28th, 2013

If Linkee’s success has demonstrated anything, it’s that there’s still a place for the old-fashioned board or card game in the 21st Century. Gathering around the kitchen table with family and friends can be a brilliant experience once you’ve unfolded the board and memorised the rules. But like most things, board and card games are…
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After the Battle: A Recap of Linkee’s Dragon’s Den Appearance

By Jonny Kennedy @ Electric | Comments: No Comments | Date: August 28th, 2013

The beady-eyed (and eared) amongst you will have known Linkee, the world’s first crowdsourced card game, appeared on Dragon’s Den this week along with its three creators. Despite an offer from Duncan Bannatyne of £50,000 (for 40% of the business) the trio declined the money and walked out of the Den empty-handed. Co-inventor Dean Tempest’s…
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Electric Supports Dragons’ Den Success Story

By Jonny Kennedy @ Electric | Comments: No Comments | Date: August 23rd, 2013

We’re pleased to announce that one of our clients, Linkee, will shortly be appearing on Dragons’ Den, the legendary TV show where entrepreneurs face down a den of steely-eyed business giants. We can’t wait to see the show ourselves, but in the meantime let us give you a potted guide to what we’ve been doing…
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Electric Designs Brand and Brochure for Fall Protection Company

By Jonny Kennedy @ Electric | Comments: No Comments | Date: August 23rd, 2013

Electric has recently designed and released a brochure for Fall Angel, a company specialising in safety equipment for working on rooftops. They provide base plates, cables and other paraphernalia to ensure people working at great heights are safe while they go about their business. Electric’s involvement with the company was extensive: we came up with…
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A Helping Hand: Support for New Businesses

By Jonny Kennedy @ Electric | Comments: No Comments | Date: August 20th, 2013

Starting a new business is difficult. In an age when empty shops are commonplace and just finding a job is a nightmare, it can be a deeply unattractive prospect. However, it’s not the end of the world just yet: you may be eligible for grants and other support depending on what you do and where…
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An Introduction to 3D Printing

By Jonny Kennedy @ Electric | Comments: No Comments | Date: August 20th, 2013

If a website like Shapeways is anything to go by, 3D printing is a versatile manufacturing process with near unlimited potential…and, as electronics chain Maplin is now selling 3D printers to the general public, now may be the perfect time to get into it. Or is it? What is 3D printing? What are its strengths…
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The Future is Now: A Dummies’ Guide to Augmented Reality

By Jonny Kennedy @ Electric | Comments: No Comments | Date: August 17th, 2013

Entertainment giant Disney has recently released an augmented reality app. Disney Infinity Action! will allow its users to record short films starring themselves and a cast of Disney characters. It’s being released to promote Disney Infinity, the company’s new sandbox title. Furniture giant Ikea is also planning to release their own AR app: using the…
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Electric Goes Back to School

By Jonny Kennedy @ Electric | Comments: No Comments | Date: August 17th, 2013

Electric has recently embarked on an exciting new venture with Ashfield House, an exclusive new nursery and preschool located in Eccleshill, northeast of Bradford city centre. Electric will be involved with the nursery every step of the way, taking responsibility for everything from branding to the website, stationery and even a short film to accompany…
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Writing your Own Linkees: Hints and Tips

By Jonny Kennedy @ Electric | Comments: No Comments | Date: August 16th, 2013

Linkee is pretty cool, because you can have a go at writing your own questions for the game. The best ones may actually be included in future production runs. So you’ve decided to have a crack at writing a Linkee, have you? Good stuff. Let’s have a quick look at some hints and tips to…
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What is Linkee?

By Jonny Kennedy @ Electric | Comments: No Comments | Date: August 16th, 2013

Family games are great, but there’s a lot of stuff to get out of the way first. Setting up the board. Shuffling the cards. Arguing who gets to be the car. And then you’ve got to worry about the questions: what happens when you run out of them? If you’ve got to answer that question…
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