Potato Pirates

Learn programming in 30 minutes through a Potato card game

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Potato Pirates is a strategic tabletop card game perfect for classrooms, family time, and game night with friends. It teaches anyone ages 6 and up, over 10 hours worth of programming concepts in 30 minutes, all without a computer. Children can learn fundamental computational thinking concepts through a fun, accessible, and interactive way.

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  • Pros: 

    Programming made REALLLLYY EASY.

    Cons: 

    Potatoes roll too easily

    I am a software developer myself. Learnt coding a few years ago and it's really nasty. All the abstract coding concepts just don't make sense in the beginning. Damn, if only Potato Pirates is released back in those time. Can't believe that a sack of potatoes can teach coding better than my teachers. 😂

    Fendy Lieanata has used this product for one month.
  • Pros: 

    Quick game play, silly, learning code by osmosis

    Cons: 

    Potatoes are floofy and easy to brush off table. Be careful.

    I sponsored this product on Kickstarter and bought it to play with my computer student. I teach computers and echnology to udents ages 5 through 14. Students 8 through 14 adore the game, as do I. It's kind of hilarious and fun to play in a group and they are learning some basic programming and computational thinking. computation. After playing along with the younger students a couple of times, they are now able to play the game on their own.

    Susie Honsinger has used this product for one month.

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Nina Aschauer@ninaaschauer · books
should be interesting
Bret Thetcher@bretthetcher · theater
very funny.
Sinden Edwin@sindenedwin · hotel
@bretthetcher Yes, it is.
Amrith Shanbhag@amrith · Community at Product Hunt & Feathrd
This looks interesting @adityabatura, what’s the story behind the product?
Aditya BaturaMaker@aditya_batura
@adityabatura @amrith Potato Pirates is a tabletop card game which covers 10 hours of programming concepts in 30 minutes - without any computers. With Potato Pirates we're making coding: - Accessible to everyone (even without computers), regardless of age or langauge - Fun to learn - a social activity on family night or a party game with friends (an educational party game) - something you can learn without actually learning (gamification) The game has been translated into 22 languages already and the list is growing!
Lee Qixian@swiftpolar · Full-stack Developer
I played it before in a workshop. Pretty fun and simple enough for all ages to learn basic logic and coding.