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Chemistry: The Gathering April 9, 2008

Posted by davegoblog in Gaming, Science.
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Combine chemistry with Magic: The Gathering, and you get Elementeo, a collectible card game that aims to teach chemistry to students in a fun, unusual way.  Anshul Samar, the 14-year-old CEO of Alchemist Empire, Inc., was scheduled to speak yesterday at the 235th American Chemical Society National Meeting in New Orleans.  He hopes to secure $500,000 in funding so his Silicon Valley-based startup can begin mass producing the game.

You are not a geek or a nerd if you like chemistry,” says Samar. “If people do end up calling you a geek because you love chemistry, don’t worry, those people are going to end up working for you at the end!”

You can pre-order a copy of the game here.  Game on!

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1. Ged - April 9, 2008

That’s awesome!

2. davegoblog - April 10, 2008

I pre-ordered my geeky copy today! Will report more later!

3. mc - April 11, 2008

What a different way of looking at chemicals and compounds! He makes it sound like fun.


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