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Crankamacallit Demo Reel


To get a taste of the Crankamacallit, and to hear Mimi's great Crankamacallit song, check out this video

  • Music by Mimi Cross and Kevin Salem
  • Visit the Crankamacallit Home Page or check it out on the iPad App Store

    [button id =”vid1″ float=”left” link=”http://polymash.com/crankamacallit”]The Crankamacallit Home Page[/button]

    Mimi Cross Interview – Author of the Crankamacallit iPad app


    In this interview, Mimi Cross, author of the recently released Crankamacallit iPad app, talks about her experience in creating an interactive children's story in this new medium.

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  • The interview was designed in an appreciative inquiry format,and conducted by Robyn Stratton.
  • Music by Mimi Cross and Kevin Salem
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    Please note we've just posted the Crankamacallit Demo Reel

    [button id =”vid1″ link=”http://polymash.com/crankamacallit”]The Crankamacallit Home Page[/button]

    The Crankacmacallit Title Page

    So here is the title page for the Crankamacallit, our interactive children's story

    Early Icon Concept

    The Crankamacallit Hangar

    The Crankamacallit Hangar is where it all happens! Inside is the “Cranka Works” inventor's workshop, complete with interactive toolbenches, drafting equipment, windmill parts and a mysterious device called the “INFLATATRON”. I wonder what that does?

    The Crankamacallit workbench.

    The Crankamacallit workbench. Open the interactive toolbox and empty it by hanging all the tools up on the pegboard wall. And be careful with the grinder… Plus a few sound surprises in store as well!

    It came from?

    Obviously, any good Crankamacallit would need to use pretty advanced technology. Where do you suppose some of the Crankamacallit pieces and parts came from?

    Building Permit

    You don't think we can just build any old thing without a building permit? Let's make it official, and get it stamped!

    Here is a video link to the Crankamacallit Building Permit animation.

    A serious plan…

    A serious plan? Let's “roll it out”!

    Blueprints

    Like all good inventions, building the Crankamacallit required a “serious” plan! Here are some blueprints, and they develop some very special interactive features during the story.