Storycards - Basics

What It Is
  o A fun & educational computer game (full description)
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Get It
  o Download the full version

Play It
  o Learn the basics
  o Play the web version

Expand It
  o Create your own cards
  o Get new decks from the Library

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  o Roadmap
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The Basic Idea

The basic idea in Storycards is to create stories out of a deck of single word "cards" representing the parts of speech (nouns, verbs, and so on).

Really Easy Directions

All you have to do to move a card is click it. If it's in one of the decks at the bottom of the screen, it will be added to the story so far. If it's already in the story, it will be taken away and put back into its deck.

The story is finished whenever you want it to be. You can play all the cards, or you can stop before then. Whenever you want to start over with a new story, just press the "New" button on the toolbar at the top of the window. This will shuffle all the cards and start over with an empty screen.


When you start up Storycards, there is one deck loaded and ready to go. But you don't have to use that one by itself - you can also load other decks to play with all mixed together.

To load more decks, just click on the "Load" button on the toolbar. The new deck's cards will be shuffled into whatever decks you already have loaded. The names of all the decks you have loaded are listed in the "Loaded Decks" list at the bottom of the window.

If you want to stop using a deck, just click it to highlight it, then click the "unload" button below the list. If you do this in the middle of the story, your story will be lost, and the game will start over.

Playing All the Cards

If you get tired of clicking noun, verb, noun, verb, noun, verb, you can take a shortcut by clicking the "Play all" button on the toolbar. This simply adds all the remaining cards to the story.

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