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Stack the Countries™

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Stack the countries is an educational geography game teaching and testing students on the countries of the world and their shapes, neighbours, landmarks, capital cities, languages, flags, and other geographical facts. The game supplies world maps and flash cards with country facts that can be studied before playing the game portion of the app. Gameplay involves reading questions and choosing from four different countries or country shapes as the answer. The game is not timed. If the player answers the question correctly, they get to drop the country onto the waiting pelatform. Students keep dropping countries on the platform, moving or rotating them as desired before dropping, until enough are stacked up to reach the checkered line. The player then receives a random country that gets placed on the chosen map. Once students receive 20 countries, a second game called Map It is unlocked. After 50 countries, a third game called Pile Up is unlocked. Six different profiles can be saved in the game, and there is also a guest player option.

There are more than 1,000 unique questions, flash cards for each country, and interactive maps of the continents. There are hi-res photos of famous landmarks throughout the game. As students answer questions correctly, they progress through the game. Their progress is tracked through personalized maps, and up to six student profiles can be saved.

From the Developer

Stack the Countries™ makes learning about the world fun! Watch the countries actually come to life in this colorful and dynamic game!

As you learn country capitals, landmarks, geographic locations and more, you can actually touch, move and drop the animated countries anywhere on the screen. Carefully build a stack of countries that reaches the checkered line to win each level.

You earn a random country for every successfully completed level. All of your countries appear on your own personalized maps of the continents. Try to collect all 193! As you earn more countries, you begin to unlock the free bonus games: Map It! and Pile Up! Three games in one!

CONTROL YOUR OWN EXPERIENCE: You can choose to focus on just one specific continent or play the whole world. You can also select which types of questions are asked.

LEARN BEFORE YOU PLAY: Stack the Countries provides 193 country flash cards and colorful interactive maps of the continents. Use them to brush up on your world geography before you play or as a handy reference tool.

HAVE FUN LEARNING ALL ABOUT THE COUNTRIES OF THE WORLD:
▸ Capitals
▸ Landmarks
▸ Major Cities
▸ Continents
▸ Border Countries
▸ Languages
▸ Flags
▸ Country Shapes

FEATURES:
▸ More than 1000 unique questions
▸ 193 flash cards -- one for each country!
▸ Interactive maps of the continents
▸ Collect all 193 countries and track your progress on personalized maps
▸ Earn FREE bonus games: Map It! and Pile Up!
▸ Play in English, Spanish and French
▸ Works on both iPhone and iPad - a universal app
▸ Create up to six player profiles
▸ Choose any of the friendly-looking countries as your avatar
▸ High resolution pictures of famous world landmarks
▸ All games are powered by a realistic physics engine
▸ Fun sound effects and music
▸ iPhone 4 Retina Display support

There are three games included in this app:
 
• Stack the Countries - Build piles of countries by answering correct questions, and have the stack reach the line to finish the level.
 
• Map It - Match countries with locations on a map, and try to fill up the continent.
 
• Pile Up - As countries pile up, identify them and tap them quickly before they reach the top.
 
This app has the capability of being played in one of three languages: English, French, and Spanish.
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